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Total Rio 2016 budget rises by almost $100 million since August despite cuts

Total Rio 2016 budget rises by almost $100 million since August despite cuts

Christopher Kelsall January 31, 2016 0

Inside the Games Total costs for this summer’s Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have risen by BRL400 million (£69 million/$98.6 million/€91 million) in the last six months, despite the introduction of well-publicised budget

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Race video: Prairie Inn Harriers Pioneer 8K – 1/10/16

Race video: Prairie Inn Harriers Pioneer 8K – 1/10/16

Christopher Kelsall January 31, 2016 1

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IAAF continues to lose credibility as London 2017 seeks to remove branding

IAAF continues to lose credibility as London 2017 seeks to remove branding

Christopher Kelsall January 30, 2016 0

The International Association of Athletics Federations has really taken it on the chin recently. Their reputation has gone down hill after their former President Lamine Diack and other administrators were caught or have been

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Trevor Hofbauer interview

Trevor Hofbauer interview

Christopher Kelsall January 27, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Trevor Hofbauer of Calgary is currently one of Canada’s fastest half-marathon runners, having raced the Philadelphia Half Marathon in the time of 64:28, which is nearly a three

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Harry Jerome Vancouver Sun Indoor Classic news

Harry Jerome Vancouver Sun Indoor Classic news

Christopher Kelsall January 27, 2016 0

Emerging talent to debut at Harry Jerome Vancouver Sun Indoor Classic The British Columbia indoor track season will start with the 6th Annual Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games on Saturday, February 6th at the

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Amy Cragg (née Hastings) Interview

Amy Cragg (née Hastings) Interview

Christopher Kelsall January 26, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Amy Cragg (née Hastings) is currently one of America’s fastest distance runners. She has competed at a high level over the 5,000 and 10,000-metre distances for over a

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New athletics website launched: Ross Running, for the superfan.

New athletics website launched: Ross Running, for the superfan.

Christopher Kelsall January 25, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated There is a brand new athletics website that was quietly launched this week for American and international audiences, who are would-be and die-hard fans of track and field and

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Russian bank threaten legal action against WADA after claims IAAF $25 million sponsorship deal was suspicious

Russian bank threaten legal action against WADA after claims IAAF $25 million sponsorship deal was suspicious

Christopher Kelsall January 23, 2016 0

Russia’s leading bank VTB has claimed that it is planning to sue the officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) behind its report into corruption in athletics after its relationship with the international governing

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Abrahamsson, Echikunwoke Reset School Records at Gladstein Invite

Abrahamsson, Echikunwoke Reset School Records at Gladstein Invite

Christopher Kelsall January 23, 2016 0

Alex Ryan, University of Cincinnati Triple jump, weight throw records improved upon with six other marks ranking in UC Top 10 The University of Cincinnati track and field program got off to a solid start at

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Victoria Run Series set for 2016 season

Victoria Run Series set for 2016 season

Christopher Kelsall January 22, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The 2016 Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Run Series is set to begin the track racing season on May 14th at the University of Victoria’s Centennial Stadium. The schedule also includes May 28

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