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Eliud Kiptanui targets Vienna a second time

Eliud Kiptanui targets Vienna a second time

Dick Straight February 28, 2017 0

VIENNA CITY MARATHON It was seven years ago in April when huge parts of Europe’s airspace were closed after the eruption of the Icelandic vulcano Eyyafyallayöküll. An ash cloud had spread over Britain and then

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Sir Mo Farah hits back after USADA report claims coach Salazar could have broken anti-doping rules

Sir Mo Farah hits back after USADA report claims coach Salazar could have broken anti-doping rules

Dick Straight February 27, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah has reiterated he is “clean” following the leaking of a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report that suggested coach Alberto Salazar may have broken

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Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

Christopher Kelsall February 26, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The other Mo making the media rounds Sunday is Canadian 26-year-old Mo Ahmed of St. Catharines, Ontario. The big news is his record-breaking run of 13:04.60 over 5,000-metres

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WADA confirms McLaren evidence may not be sufficient to sanction some Russian athletes

WADA confirms McLaren evidence may not be sufficient to sanction some Russian athletes

Dick Straight February 26, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed that there may be a lack of “sufficient evidence” needed to impose sanctions upon some Russian athletes identified in the McLaren Report. In an open

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Five medals on day one as Vikes run rampant at Canada West Track Championships

Five medals on day one as Vikes run rampant at Canada West Track Championships

Dick Straight February 25, 2017 0

Vikes Communications The day couldn’t have gone much better for the UVic Vikes track team as they got their 2017 Canada West Track Championships started with a bang, picking up five medals on day one

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Jessica Augusto targets Rosa Mota’s record in Hamburg Marathon

Jessica Augusto targets Rosa Mota’s record in Hamburg Marathon

Dick Straight February 23, 2017 0

Jessica Augusto will have her sights set on record-breaking when she stands on the start line of the Haspa Hamburg Marathon on April 23. It’s a record with special significance for the Portuguese runner

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon earns IAAF Gold Label status

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon earns IAAF Gold Label status

Dick Straight February 23, 2017 0

Paul Gains For the third consecutive year the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been awarded an IAAF Gold Label, an accolade which solidifies its inclusion amongst the world’s most prestigious city marathons. The news comes as

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Carter launches CAS appeal against Beijing 2008 relay disqualification

Carter launches CAS appeal against Beijing 2008 relay disqualification

Dick Straight February 17, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has launched an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the ruling that saw his country’s 4×100 metres relay team, including Usain Bolt, stripped

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Harry Jerome Track Classic to move venues

Harry Jerome Track Classic to move venues

Christopher Kelsall February 16, 2017 0

The 2017 Harry Jerome Track Classic will be held in a different location than in past years. On June, 28th the long-running track and field meet will take place at the Town Centre Stadium

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Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Christopher Kelsall February 14, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated  Title: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Author: Haruki Murakami Pages: 180 Publisher: Vintage Books, a division of Random House Inc., New York ISBN: 978-0-307-38983-1 What I Talk About When

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