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Air Lavillenie Cleared for Pre Classic Takeoff

Air Lavillenie Cleared for Pre Classic Takeoff

Christopher Kelsall February 10, 2016 0

Supplied by the Prefontaine Classic The 42nd annual Prefontaine Classic is happening May 25-27 in Eugene, Oregon at Hayward Field. World record holder Renaud Lavillenie leads a star-studded pole vault field at the Prefontaine Classic, where

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Book review: The Way of the Runner: A journey into the fabled world of Japanese running

Book review: The Way of the Runner: A journey into the fabled world of Japanese running

Christopher Kelsall February 9, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Title: The Way of the Runner: A journey into the fabled world of Japanese running Author: Adharanand Finn Pages: 326 Publisher: Faber and Faber First printing: 2015 ISBN: 978-0-571-30316-8 Adharanand Finn, award-winning author of Running

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Records tumble at Harry Jerome indoor meet

Records tumble at Harry Jerome indoor meet

Christopher Kelsall February 8, 2016 0

It was a record day for records Saturday at the 2016 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games. When the six-hour, 60 event track meet ended at Richmond Olympic Oval, 21 meet records had been broken.

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National Title Race Tightens in Latest Men’s NCAA DI Team Rankings

National Title Race Tightens in Latest Men’s NCAA DI Team Rankings

Christopher Kelsall February 8, 2016 0

Just over a month out from the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships, theTexas A&M men continue to relentlessly make up ground in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches

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Bearcats Find Great Success at Armory

Bearcats Find Great Success at Armory

Christopher Kelsall February 7, 2016 0

Entering the half-way point of the indoor season, the University of Cincinnati track and field program took to the road to compete in the Armory Invitational, one of the top meets this weekend. With

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Fiona Benson to race on February 20th in Montreal at the Hershey Indoor Championships

Fiona Benson to race on February 20th in Montreal at the Hershey Indoor Championships

Christopher Kelsall February 5, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canadian middle-distance runner Fiona Benson, who had a breakout season in 2015, is ready to compete in her only indoor meet this winter. She is racing just once before

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To the IAAF: Erase all of Ma’s Army results on authentication of Wang Junxia’s letter

To the IAAF: Erase all of Ma’s Army results on authentication of Wang Junxia’s letter

Christopher Kelsall February 4, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated A twenty-year-old, previously unpublished letter from Wang Junxia to a Chinese journalist exposing her coach as implementing systematic-style drug cheating is now published in Tencent Sports. Junxia was

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Bearcats Split Squads, Head to Armory, Meyo Invites

Bearcats Split Squads, Head to Armory, Meyo Invites

Christopher Kelsall February 3, 2016 0

Alex Ryan, University of Cincinnati Bearcats Split Squads, Head to Armory, Meyo Invites Highly competitive meets away UC student-athletes at both locations // AT THE STARTING LINE The University of Cincinnati track and field program will divide its

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Dick Pound: “The real issue seems to be that I failed to participate in a lynching.  I don’t do lynchings”

Dick Pound: “The real issue seems to be that I failed to participate in a lynching. I don’t do lynchings”

Christopher Kelsall February 2, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated “Coe’s record speaks pretty well for itself, especially in generating enthusiasm for the London bid, leading the successful campaign, and then being the public face and motivator of

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Earns IAAF Gold Label

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Earns IAAF Gold Label

Christopher Kelsall February 2, 2016 0

Paul Gains   Earning an IAAF Gold Label from the International Association of Athletics Federations represents the epitome of road race management and for the second consecutive year the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been awarded

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