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Do the Russians continue to dope?

Do the Russians continue to dope?

Dick Straight March 22, 2017 0

The Russian doping may continue full steam ahead. We don’t know. But we do know their culture and acceptance of cheating cannot be changed overnight. The International Olympic Committee, International Association of Athletics Federations and

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CONTEST ALERT: Win your entry into the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run

CONTEST ALERT: Win your entry into the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run

Christopher Kelsall March 21, 2017 0

Win your entry into the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run. Currently, the price is $57 to enter the race. Join 40,000-plus runners in the fastest 10K course in Western Canada and the largest 10K in the

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St. Patrick’s Day 5K: a single second splits the top three finishers

St. Patrick’s Day 5K: a single second splits the top three finishers

Christopher Kelsall March 19, 2017 0

See photo gallery here>> © Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5K that took place Saturday, March 18 in Vancouver’s Stanley Park, was a race that came down to a single

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Rachel Francois: An all-time great University of Victoria Vike

Rachel Francois: An all-time great University of Victoria Vike

Christopher Kelsall March 14, 2017 2

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated During early spring the skies to the west of Victoria often cast ominous clouds over the ocean. They appear threatening; perhaps they are a foreshadowing. The clouds, like

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Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition

Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition

Dick Straight March 10, 2017 0

Russia continue to be defy not only gravity, but doping logic. They are a resolute bunch. From Inside the Games Yelena Isinbayeva has been reappointed chair of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supervisory Board today, despite

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At age 85, Maurice Tarrant’s running success is due to an active childhood

At age 85, Maurice Tarrant’s running success is due to an active childhood

Christopher Kelsall March 3, 2017 0

Written in 2016 for Your Magazine of Victoria, BC Maurice Tarrant celebrated his 85th birthday with family and friends on January 4th. Most people would think that he has long since slowed down, put his

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Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

Christopher Kelsall February 26, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The other Mo making the media rounds Sunday is Canadian 26-year-old Mo Ahmed of St. Catharines, Ontario. The big news is his record-breaking run of 13:04.60 over 5,000-metres

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WADA confirms McLaren evidence may not be sufficient to sanction some Russian athletes

WADA confirms McLaren evidence may not be sufficient to sanction some Russian athletes

Dick Straight February 26, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed that there may be a lack of “sufficient evidence” needed to impose sanctions upon some Russian athletes identified in the McLaren Report. In an open

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Harry Jerome Track Classic to move venues

Harry Jerome Track Classic to move venues

Christopher Kelsall February 16, 2017 0

The 2017 Harry Jerome Track Classic will be held in a different location than in past years. On June, 28th the long-running track and field meet will take place at the Town Centre Stadium

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Canadian marathon runners get new lease on life with new Worlds standards

Canadian marathon runners get new lease on life with new Worlds standards

Christopher Kelsall February 11, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Athletics Canada re-released the highly anticipated qualification standards for the 2017 London IAAF World Track and Field Championships today. The marathon event may be the most affected by

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