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IAAF Taskforce recommend extending opportunity for Russian athletes to be allowed to compete individually

IAAF Taskforce recommend extending opportunity for Russian athletes to be allowed to compete individually

Dick Straight December 5, 2016 0

From Inside the Game Russia’s suspended track and field athletes look increasingly likely to remain out in the cold during next summer’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, according to new

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Canadian Cross Country Championships: “[It feels] surreal and awesome”

Canadian Cross Country Championships: “[It feels] surreal and awesome”

Christopher Kelsall November 28, 2016 0

Join the discussion forum, here>> © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Cross Country Championships took place Saturday in Kingston, Ontario and the usual suspects won or finished well, but there were a few

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When Sheldon disappeared on our run

When Sheldon disappeared on our run

Christopher Kelsall November 26, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated From our rural offices, Sheldon and I would toil on our daily lunch runs. We would often go on this one particular seven kilometre route through farm fields,

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Le Monde and ARD: Criminal Practices in Athletics – Doping and Cover-Ups on Shocking Scale

Le Monde and ARD: Criminal Practices in Athletics – Doping and Cover-Ups on Shocking Scale

Dick Straight November 25, 2016 0

Le Monde and ARD TV Research conducted by French daily newspaper Le Monde and German broadcaster ARD suggests that extortion, dubious financial transactions and other mafia-style practices have been employed in international athletics over a

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IOC propose reintroducing controversial Osaka Rule to keep drug cheats out of Olympics

IOC propose reintroducing controversial Osaka Rule to keep drug cheats out of Olympics

Dick Straight November 22, 2016 0

From Inside the Games A reintroduction of the controversial Osaka Rule, banning athletes convicted of serious doping offences from competing at the next Olympic Games, has been proposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to

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UBC Thunderbirds podium two teams at NAIA Cross Country Championships

UBC Thunderbirds podium two teams at NAIA Cross Country Championships

Christopher Kelsall November 21, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The UBC Thunderbirds rolled into Elsah, Illinois for the 2016 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) cross-country championships with plans on podium finishes for both the women’s and

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All hail King Knight: Justyn Knight finishes second at NCAA Cross Country Championships

All hail King Knight: Justyn Knight finishes second at NCAA Cross Country Championships

Christopher Kelsall November 20, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canadian athletes continue to perform well in the first division of the NCAA, specifically in middle and long-distance running. It wasn’t long ago that Regina’s Simon Bairu, while running

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Meet the new boss: Joe Dixon of Ironman Canada takes over Victoria Track Classic and TC10K

Meet the new boss: Joe Dixon of Ironman Canada takes over Victoria Track Classic and TC10K

Christopher Kelsall November 19, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The National Track League’s Victoria, BC edition, the Victoria International Track Classic, has a new race manager in former Ironman Canada director Joe Dixon. His mandate will be to

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Thomas Nobbs commits to the University of Washington after impressive visit

Thomas Nobbs commits to the University of Washington after impressive visit

Christopher Kelsall November 17, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Thomas Nobbs who currently attends Point Grey Secondary School is one of Canada’s best high school runners. The Vancouver native announced his commitment to run at the university

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Victoria Tachinski signs with Penn State

Victoria Tachinski signs with Penn State

Christopher Kelsall November 17, 2016 0

Copyright  -2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Victoria Tachinski of Winnipeg signed a committment with Pennsylvania State University this week. Nineteen months after Athletics Illustrated wrote, “Victoria Tachinski should be on every recruiter’s radar.” Asked why she chose Penn

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