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Six Bearcats, Both Teams Garner Academic Honors from USTFCCCA

Six Bearcats, Both Teams Garner Academic Honors from USTFCCCA

Dick Straight July 31, 2017 0

Alex Ryan The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced its annual academic awards with the University of Cincinnati collecting several honors. On a team level, both Bearcats squads were

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Aloha Zane Branson Memorial 15K

Aloha Zane Branson Memorial 15K

Dick Straight July 30, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Two years ago, the running world lost athlete manager Zane Branson.  His agency wrote after Sunday’s event, “…and five editions of Aloha Zane Branson Memorial 15K later, we

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Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

Christopher Kelsall July 27, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The great Irish wordsmith Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde once wrote the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. I can’t help but

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Rolland and de Vos set to be proposed for IOC membership as Coe and Infantino overlooked

Rolland and de Vos set to be proposed for IOC membership as Coe and Infantino overlooked

Christopher Kelsall July 26, 2017 0

From Inside the Games France’s Jean-Christophe Rolland and Belgium’s Ingmar de Vos are each set to be proposed for membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) this year as representatives for International Federations (IFs), insidethegames understands. Rolland is

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Preview: Canadian middle and long-distance athletes at London World Championships

Preview: Canadian middle and long-distance athletes at London World Championships

Christopher Kelsall July 21, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Canada’s growing roster of talented track and field athletes continue to be medal threats at global championships including, no doubt, this summer’s IAAF London World Track and Field

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Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2017 0

BMW Berlin Marathon The elite field for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 24 has grown in star quality even more with the announcement that the man who broke the world record there in 2013, Wilson

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Jessica O’Connell, “one more grinder before the big dance!”

Jessica O’Connell, “one more grinder before the big dance!”

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated On July 13, Andrea Seccafien, in an Athletics Illustrated article, thanked Natasha Wodak and Kinsey Gomez for leading much of the 2017 Canadian Track and Field Championships 5,000-metre

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Fredericks provisionally suspended by IAAF over potential ethics breach

Fredericks provisionally suspended by IAAF over potential ethics breach

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2017 0

From Inside the Games International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council member Frank Fredericks has been provisionally suspended over a potential breach of the organisation’s Code of Ethics. Michael Beloff, chairman of the IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal,

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Gabriele Grunewald’s Medical Fund

Gabriele Grunewald’s Medical Fund

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2017 0

From Gabriele Grunewald’s Fundraising page: Gabriele Grunewald has been inspiring us all with her grit, determination, grace, and resolve as she has continued to train, race, and share her story through her fourth bout with

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Neely Spence Gracey Repeats Win at Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Neely Spence Gracey Repeats Win at Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Christopher Kelsall July 17, 2017 0

Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon Defending champion Neely Spence Gracey returned to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon reclaiming her title in 1:13:13 and finishing in 6th place overall. She finished more than four minutes ahead of

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