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Twenty-three medallists among 45 positives announced by IOC after second wave of Beijing and London retests

Twenty-three medallists among 45 positives announced by IOC after second wave of Beijing and London retests

Christopher Kelsall July 23, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have revealed that 30 athletes from Beijing 2008 and 15 from London 2012 have tested positive in the second wave of doping retests from the last

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Russian whistleblowers need your help

Russian whistleblowers need your help

Christopher Kelsall July 21, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The Russian whistleblowers Yuliya and Vitaly Stepanov, who put themselves in danger by revealing to German broadcaster ARD Television, in the documentary, The secrets of Doping: How Russia makes

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Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele duel on Berlin’s world record course

Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele duel on Berlin’s world record course

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2016 0

The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will see a duel of superstars Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele on 25th September. While Kenya’s Kipsang has already won Germany’s most prestigious road race, clocking a world record of 2:03:23

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Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has postponed a decision on Russia’s participation at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro until the end of the week, but is exploring legal

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Book Review: Olympic Collision: The story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

Book Review: Olympic Collision: The story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Title: Olympic Collision: The story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd Author: Kyle Keiderling Pages: 352 Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8032-9084-6 The story of the collision that took place between

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Meeting de Paris in Stade de France one week after Rio Olympics

Meeting de Paris in Stade de France one week after Rio Olympics

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2016 0

Just one week will separate the conclusion of the athletics events at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and the French meeting. This time frame should give the leaders of the French team the chance

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Justyn Knight: “[I will] race them without fear”

Justyn Knight: “[I will] race them without fear”

Christopher Kelsall July 15, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated “Even though they are my idols, the only way I will accomplish what they already have is if I treat them as normal competitors and race them without fear.”

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Athletics Canada names most competitive Olympic team in history

Athletics Canada names most competitive Olympic team in history

Christopher Kelsall July 11, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Today, Athletics Canada named the 65 athletes that will represent the nation in the sport of track and field and road running and race-walking events during the 2016 Rio Olympics

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Victoria Tachinski continues to impress

Victoria Tachinski continues to impress

Christopher Kelsall July 11, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Winnipeg’s Victoria Tachinski – named after the City of Victoria – continues to demonstrate her prodigious talent as a junior. In April of last year, Athletics Illustrated wrote

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An emotional Brandon McBride is going to Rio

An emotional Brandon McBride is going to Rio

Christopher Kelsall July 11, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canada has plenty of emerging talent in the sport of athletics. Much of it was on display during the 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships and Rio Olympic Trials

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