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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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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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Herr Hajo Seppelt should be knighted and sat at the Holy See

Herr Hajo Seppelt should be knighted and sat at the Holy See

Dick Straight June 22, 2016 0

  Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or position of Athletics Illustrated or affiliated online publications. @TheStraightReport The Rio Olympic Games will be

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Bishop’s epic weekend on the coast: two meet records

Bishop’s epic weekend on the coast: two meet records

Christopher Kelsall June 20, 2016 0

Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated For the second time in less than three days Melissa Bishop stole the show at track meets by handily breaking records in the 800-metre distance event. Today, at the 28th

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Harry Jerome Track Classic: International field showcased for enthusiastic crowd

Harry Jerome Track Classic: International field showcased for enthusiastic crowd

Christopher Kelsall June 18, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The 2016 Harry Jerome Track Classic saw a capacity crowd of approximately 6,000 enthusiastic sport fans show up to view Canadian and international athletes race, throw and jump

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Coe accused of accepting advice from Papa Diack and being aware of IAAF corruption

Coe accused of accepting advice from Papa Diack and being aware of IAAF corruption

Christopher Kelsall June 17, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has been accused of being aware of corruption at the heart of the world governing body before his election last August and

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Cameron Levins to race 1500-metres tomorrow in Harry Jerome Track Classic

Cameron Levins to race 1500-metres tomorrow in Harry Jerome Track Classic

Christopher Kelsall June 17, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Cameron Levins will be competing in the Harry Jerome Track Classic tomorrow, in the 1500-metre event. Levins has demonstrated excellent range throughout his post-collegiate career and intends to continue

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Gabriela Stafford is being tracked

Gabriela Stafford is being tracked

Christopher Kelsall June 16, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Toronto’s Gabriela Stafford is being tracked. She is doing some tracking of her own, sort of speak. Athletics Canada, the governing body of the sport nationally, has published an Athlete

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