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World champion Abeba Aregawi tests positive for banned substance

World champion Abeba Aregawi tests positive for banned substance

Christopher Kelsall February 29, 2016 0

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is now targeting Ethiopia, after suspending Russia and potentially Kenya from international competition. Russia for systematic doping of their athletes and Kenya for apparently covering up or hiding or

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Canada wins gold at inaugural NACAC 10K Championships

Canada wins gold at inaugural NACAC 10K Championships

Christopher Kelsall February 29, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canadians Lanni Marchant of London and Trevor Hofbauer of Calgary combined to earn Canada the win and take the top prize of $20,000 at the inaugural NACAC 10k

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Bearcats Claim 5 Individual Crowns on Day 1

Bearcats Claim 5 Individual Crowns on Day 1

Christopher Kelsall February 29, 2016 0

Alex Ryan To say it was a banner day for the University of Cincinnati track and field team on the opening day of competition at the 2016 American Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships

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Neely Spence Gracey Wins Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon

Neely Spence Gracey Wins Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon

Christopher Kelsall February 28, 2016 0

Dan Cruz Poland’s Emil Dobrowolski won men’s half; Michigan’s Geoff Burns and Canada’s Meggan Franks win marathon distance ·        7th annual event attracted 23,000 entrants from all 50 states and 32 countries; $1.6 million was raised

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Canadian Olympic Committee spent $2.9-million on new boardroom

Canadian Olympic Committee spent $2.9-million on new boardroom

Christopher Kelsall February 26, 2016 0

Marcel Aubut, former president and CEO of the Quebec Nordiques of the National Hockey League and former president of the Canadian Olympic Committee is an apparent sexual predator who is currently under investigation for

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Coe receives boost as reform proposals get thumbs up from IAAF Area Associations

Coe receives boost as reform proposals get thumbs up from IAAF Area Associations

Christopher Kelsall February 26, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Planned reforms due to be introduced by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe have been unanimously supported by the sport’s six Area Associations following a meeting of the

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Vancouver’s Dayna Pidhoresky to run Rock ‘n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon this weekend

Vancouver’s Dayna Pidhoresky to run Rock ‘n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon this weekend

Christopher Kelsall February 26, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver’s Dayna Pidhoresky will be racing this weekend in the Humana Rock ‘n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon in an attempt to make Team Canada for the 22nd

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Neely Spence Gracey Ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll in New Orleans on Sunday

Neely Spence Gracey Ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll in New Orleans on Sunday

Christopher Kelsall February 25, 2016 0

Dan Cruz February 25, 2016 – Neely Spence Gracey boasts the fastest half marathon time of the professional women entered in Sunday’s Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half Marathon. Spence Gracey, 25,

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UC T&F Heads to Birmingham for Conference Championship Meet

UC T&F Heads to Birmingham for Conference Championship Meet

Christopher Kelsall February 24, 2016 0

Alex Ryan, University of Cincinnati // AT THE STARTING LINE The championship portion of the 2016 indoor track and field season is set to begin this week as the University of Cincinnati track and field program

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Arrogant Russian claims that the Olympics Games without Russia is not the Olympic Games

Arrogant Russian claims that the Olympics Games without Russia is not the Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall February 24, 2016 0

“The Olympic Games without the Russian national team, this is not the Olympic Games,” said Dmitry Shlyakhtin, president of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF). This statement above made by the new president of ARAF is

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