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Dayna Pidhoresky’s career season awaits Athletics Canada’s word

Dayna Pidhoresky’s career season awaits Athletics Canada’s word

Christopher Kelsall May 30, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Dayna Pidhoresky is having a career season. She has had a string of road wins and good performances that were capped by an IAAF World Track and Field

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Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

Christopher Kelsall May 27, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Diving into the deep end of the pool, Canada’s all-time greatest 800-metre runner, Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario is at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon this weekend,

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Opinion: Call me when USADA publishes a final document on Nike Oregon Project

Opinion: Call me when USADA publishes a final document on Nike Oregon Project

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Flotrack, an online publication that promotes the sport of athletics (track and field) and based in Austin, Texas, published a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) document that implicates

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Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Dick Straight May 25, 2017 0

When the Prefontaine Classic’s famous Bowerman Mile became overwhelmed by the interest of the world’s best middle distance runners, the International Mile was born. Aiming to be a world-class race featuring established milers as well

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LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

Dick Straight May 23, 2017 0

LaShawn Merritt has won an unprecedented five times in the Prefontaine Classic 400, but this year’s 1-lapper has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge him. It will be a Pre Classic debut for half the

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Tyler Dozzi chases gold at BC championships, chooses UBC Thunderbirds for post-secondary education

Tyler Dozzi chases gold at BC championships, chooses UBC Thunderbirds for post-secondary education

Christopher Kelsall May 23, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Tyler Dozzi is heading to the University of British Columbia in September to study engineering and compete for the Thunderbirds under Coaches Laurier Primeau, Chris Johnson and Norm

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Move over Victoria Track Classic, the Vic City Invite is on

Move over Victoria Track Classic, the Vic City Invite is on

Christopher Kelsall May 19, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The Victoria International Track Classic was cancelled earlier this month. The Classic and its predecessor meets have been running on the University of Victoria’s Centennial Stadium track as

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Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Dick Straight May 19, 2017 0

A remarkable collection of the world’s best distance runners in the Prefontaine Classic 5000 Meters will provide a preview of the London World Championships final this summer. More than half the field own an Olympic

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TCS World 10K Bengaluru

TCS World 10K Bengaluru

Christopher Kelsall May 18, 2017 0

Ethiopia’s defending champion Mosinet Geremew will contest the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017 with several ambitions in mind when he stands on the start line of one of the world’s most prestigious annual 10km races this

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Two world-class Canadian athletes to compete at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Two world-class Canadian athletes to compete at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Christopher Kelsall May 18, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The 2017 Harry Jerome Track Classic – the premier track meet in Canada – will feature two of the best track athletes in the world, who also happen

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