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Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about Russian doping

Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about Russian doping

Christopher Kelsall July 25, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Yuliya Stepanov, the Russian 800-metre runner who tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, then turned whistleblower on the All Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF), claims that she had informed

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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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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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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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Why is former doper Dennis Mitchell coaching Justin Gatlin and Canada’s Aaron Brown?

Why is former doper Dennis Mitchell coaching Justin Gatlin and Canada’s Aaron Brown?

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Join in on the huge MB doping convo, here>> Dennis Mitchell is former star sprinter with the University of Florida. He went on to win medals in the 1992

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Kenyan and British athletes accused of using EPO at Iten training camp

Kenyan and British athletes accused of using EPO at Iten training camp

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Suspicions over the level of doping in Kenya have again been raised less than a month before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro following the latest joint

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Rio Olympic Trials: Canada is rich in 1500-metre talent

Rio Olympic Trials: Canada is rich in 1500-metre talent

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The Men’s and Women’s 1500-metre finals at the Canadian Track and Field Championships, that double as the 2016 Rio Olympic Trials lived up to their billing. In both

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