All posts by Christopher Kelsall »

Kiplagats to take on the Great North Run

Kiplagats to take on the Great North Run

Christopher Kelsall August 30, 2014 0

Edna Kiplagat ran her way into the record books when she won the World Championship marathon in Moscow in August last year, becoming the first ever winner of back-to-back titles in the 26.2 mile

Read More »
Jared Connaughton Retires

Jared Connaughton Retires

Christopher Kelsall August 29, 2014 0

Athletics Canada OTTAWA – Two-time Olympic sprinter Jared Connaughton of New Haven, P.E.I., officially announced his retirement today. Jared Connaughton steps off the track following an impressive career representing Canada on the International stage for

Read More »
Nicole Sifuentes is Expecting Great Things Going-Forward

Nicole Sifuentes is Expecting Great Things Going-Forward

Christopher Kelsall August 29, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Twenty-eight-year-old Winnipeg native Nicole Sifuentes (now lives in Michigan State), has had two, much-improved years of racing during both the 2013 and 2014 indoor and outdoor track seasons.

Read More »
How Nike Can Grow Its Women’s Business

How Nike Can Grow Its Women’s Business

Christopher Kelsall August 26, 2014 0

Interesting below, and link to the whole story, Forbes suggest to Nike how they can grow their women’s business. I guess they started with hiring Amy Montagne as the head of its women’s business,

Read More »
Five top-eight for Canadian Track and Field at Youth Olympic Games

Five top-eight for Canadian Track and Field at Youth Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall August 25, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated OTTAWA – The athletics squad competing at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China registered five top eight finishes. Tristian Slater of North Bay, Ont., Kyra Constantine of

Read More »
Jeremy Rae Interview

Jeremy Rae Interview

Christopher Kelsall August 25, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Speed River Track and Field Club of Guelph, Ontario have recently recruited three athletes that plan to compete at their highest possible level after having graduated from their

Read More »
Due to drug cheating, Canadian Dylan Armstrong earns two international medals in 2014

Due to drug cheating, Canadian Dylan Armstrong earns two international medals in 2014

Christopher Kelsall August 21, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated On July 6th 2014 Canada’s greatest all-time shot putter, Dylan Armstrong of Kamloops, BC, received the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Track and Field Championships bronze medal.  Athletics Canada’s

Read More »
Jacob Smith Interview

Jacob Smith Interview

Christopher Kelsall August 18, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Jacob Smith of Brockville, Ontario recently joined the successful Speed River Track and Field Club based in Guelph, Ontario.  He graduated from High Point University having competed for

Read More »
European Championships: Day 5 Report

European Championships: Day 5 Report

Christopher Kelsall August 16, 2014 0

Are you following the European Track and Field Championships? The final post at the end of day five reads as per below, but read the whole article here. 5-4-3-2-1 and cut. That’s a wrap from us

Read More »
Will Kenenisa Bekele Break the World Marathon Record in Chicago and be considered the greatest distance runner in history?

Will Kenenisa Bekele Break the World Marathon Record in Chicago and be considered the greatest distance runner in history?

Christopher Kelsall August 15, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The marathon world record should be challenged this autumn when the world’s fastest man over both the 5,000m and 10,000m distances, Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia, will run the

Read More »