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Is Ethiopia’s Lifetime Doping ban just lip service?

Is Ethiopia’s Lifetime Doping ban just lip service?

Christopher Kelsall December 29, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Victoria Sports News Ethiopia happens to be one of five nations that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has labelled in the category of “Critical Care” because of their

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Can Galen Rupp break the B.A.A. Boston Marathon course record?

Can Galen Rupp break the B.A.A. Boston Marathon course record?

Christopher Kelsall December 28, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Galen Rupp, 2012 London Olympic silver medallist in the 10,000-metre event and bronze medal winner during the Rio Olympic marathon, is currently training for the 2016 B.A.A. Boston

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Putin denies state-sponsored doping happened in Russia as IOC launches disciplinary action from Sochi 2014

Putin denies state-sponsored doping happened in Russia as IOC launches disciplinary action from Sochi 2014

Dick Straight December 24, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Vladimir Putin has said state-sponsored doping never happened in Russia on the same day the International Olympic Committee (IOC) opened disciplinary proceedings against 28 athletes from the country whose urine samples

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German Athletics Federation President criticises Bach and calls for Russian Olympic Committee to be suspended by IOC

German Athletics Federation President criticises Bach and calls for Russian Olympic Committee to be suspended by IOC

Dick Straight December 21, 2016 0

From Inside the Games German Athletics Federation (DLV) President Clemens Prokop has criticised the arguments of compatriot Thomas Bach, while calling for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to be suspended until the country’s doping problems

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The Death of international Cross Country

The Death of international Cross Country

Christopher Kelsall December 15, 2016 2

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The World Cross Country Championships are going to die a harsh death if intervention does not happen immediately. Before the world championships die, the European cross country championships will

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Olympic medallist brutally attacked in Mexico

Olympic medallist brutally attacked in Mexico

Christopher Kelsall December 14, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Four men brutally attacked Olympic medallist and Mexican senator Ana Guevara on Sunday, Dec 11th. The Mexican Senate has condemned the brutal and aggressive attack that the Olympic gold

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Camille Buscomb interview

Camille Buscomb interview

Christopher Kelsall December 14, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Camille Buscomb of Hamilton, New Zealand won the Zatopek 10 race in Melbourne on Thursday, December 8th. She defeated defending champion and pre-race favourite Eloise Wellings. Buscomb finished

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Paralympic medallist Jeff Adams is not happy about the Peter Eriksson firing

Paralympic medallist Jeff Adams is not happy about the Peter Eriksson firing

Christopher Kelsall December 13, 2016 2

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Jeff Adams is a six-time Canadian Paralympic athlete competing in the T-54 category. He won 13 Paralympic medals during his career including three golds. He competed over a

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Isinbayeva claims “Russia must be allowed back” by IAAF and says they have done everything asked

Isinbayeva claims “Russia must be allowed back” by IAAF and says they have done everything asked

Dick Straight December 12, 2016 0

Yelena Isinbayeva has called for “a line to be drawn” under allegations that Russia operated a state-sponsored doping scheme and called for it be re-admitted back to competition by the International Association of Athletics

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Pat Tiernan wins legendary Zatopek Classic in less than ideal conditions

Pat Tiernan wins legendary Zatopek Classic in less than ideal conditions

Christopher Kelsall December 9, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Australian Pat Tiernan of Toowoomba, QLD won the Zatopek Classic 10,000-metre race that took place in Melbourne, Thursday night. He won in the time of 27:59.74 two weeks

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