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‘Gun Runner’ to Race 2016 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

‘Gun Runner’ to Race 2016 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Christopher Kelsall September 29, 2016 0

by Paul Gains Had it not been for the prospects of becoming a distance runner Julius Arile Lamerinyang might well have met the fate that has befallen many of his friends: death by gunfire. From his

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Bubka claims WADA needs to change to restore confidence and value for money

Bubka claims WADA needs to change to restore confidence and value for money

Christopher Kelsall September 28, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Sergey Bubka has called for a “thorough review” of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in order to ensure value for money and to restore

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For the Pure Love of Running, Hilary Stellingwerff hangs up the spikes and reaches for the flats

For the Pure Love of Running, Hilary Stellingwerff hangs up the spikes and reaches for the flats

Christopher Kelsall September 27, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Hilary Stellingwerff, one of Canada’s all-time best middle-distance runners, has decided to hang up the spikes for good, but the racing flats will surely be kept by the

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BMW Berlin Marathon – Key Moments – 2016

BMW Berlin Marathon – Key Moments – 2016

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2016 0

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Kenenisa Bekele wins BMW Berlin Marathon, sets Ethiopian Record

Kenenisa Bekele wins BMW Berlin Marathon, sets Ethiopian Record

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2016 0

Kenenisa Bekele established himself as the second fastest marathon runner ever, winning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with a time of 2:03:03 on Sunday. In a thrilling duel the Ethiopian superstar beat Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang. While

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Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2016 0

Forty years hence since very obvious doping had been taking place, at least in the sport of athletics, with East German and Russian and other Eastern Bloc athletes clearly doping under a systematic program,

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Kenenisa Bekele and Wilson Kipsang interview – 2016 BMW Berlin Marathon

Kenenisa Bekele and Wilson Kipsang interview – 2016 BMW Berlin Marathon

Christopher Kelsall September 23, 2016 0

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Athletics Canada Organizational Review

Athletics Canada Organizational Review

Christopher Kelsall September 23, 2016 0

For those who have an interest in what happens within Athletics Canada operationally, here is your chance to take a survey. Just remember, not unlike voting in elections, every vote – or in this case

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BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday: Aberu Kebede has another crack at the 2:20 barrie

BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday: Aberu Kebede has another crack at the 2:20 barrie

Christopher Kelsall September 22, 2016 0

No rival in the women’s field has such as successful record in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON as Aberu Kebede. The Ethiopian is also unmatched in her knowledge of local conditions as she prepares to contest

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Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Christopher Kelsall September 18, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has issued a call to arms to the organisation’s membership for them to contribute to the ongoing process to reform the global anti-doping system. Bach,

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