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The 800-metre race: “an angel’s breath from glory or death.”

The 800-metre race: “an angel’s breath from glory or death.”

Christopher Kelsall June 27, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated *re-written July 2016 (originally written for 2015 Victoria Track Classic). Perhaps there is some truth in the belief that in the sport of track and field, it is the

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Caster Semenya should not be permitted to compete in the Rio Olympics

Caster Semenya should not be permitted to compete in the Rio Olympics

Christopher Kelsall June 27, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated No way should women with hyperandrogenism like South Africa’s Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand of India compete in the Olympic Games against women, without regulation of their testosterone

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WADA suspends accreditation of Rio Laboratory with less than two months until Olympic Games

WADA suspends accreditation of Rio Laboratory with less than two months until Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall June 25, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro just 42 days before the start of this year’s Olympic Games. Procedural errors are

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Justyn Knight wins Stumptown Twilight High Performance meet, runs a personal best in the 5,000-metres

Justyn Knight wins Stumptown Twilight High Performance meet, runs a personal best in the 5,000-metres

Christopher Kelsall June 24, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Toronto’s Justyn Knight won the 5,000-metre race in the Stumptown Twilight High Performance meet tonight in Portland, Oregon. “I felt great,” shared the 19-year-old. Knight ran to a new personal

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The Lanni Marchant Rio Olympic marathon petition

The Lanni Marchant Rio Olympic marathon petition

Christopher Kelsall June 23, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated One of the latest Change.org petitions to hit the internet is one demanding that Canada’s record holder in the marathon, Lanni Marchant of London, Ontario, be permitted to

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Elite field assembled for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Elite field assembled for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Christopher Kelsall June 23, 2016 0

Maurice Wilson, BC Athletics The ninth event in the 2016 BC Super Series brings athletes from Alberta and Ontario, as well as Americans and Kenyans, to race the locals from UBC to Stanley Park on

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Canada’s greatest ultramarathoner, Al Howie, died Tuesday

Canada’s greatest ultramarathoner, Al Howie, died Tuesday

Christopher Kelsall June 22, 2016 2

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated See message board thread here. Share your memories>> Al Howie (16 Sep 1945 – 21 Jun 2016) Canada’s all-time greatest ultramarathon runner Al Howie passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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IOC and IAAF heading for clash over whether Russian athletics team members can compete under own flag at Rio 2016

IOC and IAAF heading for clash over whether Russian athletics team members can compete under own flag at Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall June 22, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Divisions remain over whether Russian track and field athletes approved to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be able to do so under their own flag, or under a

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Royden Radowits interview – 2016 Victoria Track Classic

Royden Radowits interview – 2016 Victoria Track Classic

Christopher Kelsall June 20, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated

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Rachel Francois interview – 2016 Victoria Track Classic

Rachel Francois interview – 2016 Victoria Track Classic

Christopher Kelsall June 20, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  

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