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Deressa Chimsa Returning to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Deressa Chimsa Returning to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Christopher Kelsall September 3, 2015 0

by Paul Gains Deressa Chimsa thrilled spectators at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon two years ago, running away from an incredibly strong field and claiming victory in a Canadian All Comers’ record of 2:07:05. Now the

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Melissa Bishop’s stunning season

Melissa Bishop’s stunning season

Christopher Kelsall August 31, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Eganville, Ontario’s Melissa Bishop has finally had the season to demonstrate her true capability as a world-class 800-metre runner. The talent and execution that she and everyone else

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Has the IAAF been contradicted by its own experts?

Has the IAAF been contradicted by its own experts?

Dick Straight August 30, 2015 0

von Hajo Seppelt, ARD Anti-Doping Desk The Australian blood doping expert Michael Asheden says that the IAAF – the athletics world governing body – could have banned athletes before 2009 on the basis of blood

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Holes in the IAAF anti-doping monitoring system apparently much bigger than previous thought – young Russian athletes with alarming test results.

Holes in the IAAF anti-doping monitoring system apparently much bigger than previous thought – young Russian athletes with alarming test results.

Dick Straight August 29, 2015 0

According to Sportschau of Germany there are holes in the IAAF anti-doping monitoring system. Holes in the IAAF anti-doping monitoring system apparently much bigger than previous thought – young Russian athletes with alarming test results. Experts

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Big day eight for Canada at world championships in Beijing

Big day eight for Canada at world championships in Beijing

Christopher Kelsall August 29, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Canada had a very good showing on the second to last day of the 2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships earning three medals, bringing the total so

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Benson’s dream season, “couldn’t have happened to a nicer person.”

Benson’s dream season, “couldn’t have happened to a nicer person.”

Christopher Kelsall August 29, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Fiona Benson’s stand-out season (in the 800-metre event) started in Victoria, BC on May 30th and ended in Beijing, China on August 27th. The 87 day span of

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2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships: Day 5

2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships: Day 5

Christopher Kelsall August 26, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The morning session, as it is here in North America for the 2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships, witnessed a 400-metre final that was out of this

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Is Genzebe Dibaba a clean athlete?

Is Genzebe Dibaba a clean athlete?

Christopher Kelsall August 26, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated A question many people may be asking today is, is Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia a drug-free athlete? On Tuesday she won the 2015 Beijing world championships 1500-metre final

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2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships: 800-metre Women’s Preview

2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships: 800-metre Women’s Preview

Christopher Kelsall August 25, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated There is plenty of competition left to go at the 2015 Beijing IAAF World Track and Field Championships. One of the more exciting events to go is the

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Guilty Russian drug cheat is permitted to compete early after “cooperating with WADA”

Guilty Russian drug cheat is permitted to compete early after “cooperating with WADA”

Christopher Kelsall August 25, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has decided to reduce guilty drug cheat Liliya Shobukhova’s doping ban. Shobukhova’s ban was originally for three years and two months for the marathoner.

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