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Bubka claims WADA needs to change to restore confidence and value for money

Bubka claims WADA needs to change to restore confidence and value for money

Christopher Kelsall September 28, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Sergey Bubka has called for a “thorough review” of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in order to ensure value for money and to restore

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For the Pure Love of Running, Hilary Stellingwerff hangs up the spikes and reaches for the flats

For the Pure Love of Running, Hilary Stellingwerff hangs up the spikes and reaches for the flats

Christopher Kelsall September 27, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Hilary Stellingwerff, one of Canada’s all-time best middle-distance runners, has decided to hang up the spikes for good, but the racing flats will surely be kept by the

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Kenenisa Bekele wins BMW Berlin Marathon, sets Ethiopian Record

Kenenisa Bekele wins BMW Berlin Marathon, sets Ethiopian Record

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2016 0

Kenenisa Bekele established himself as the second fastest marathon runner ever, winning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with a time of 2:03:03 on Sunday. In a thrilling duel the Ethiopian superstar beat Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang. While

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Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2016 0

Forty years hence since very obvious doping had been taking place, at least in the sport of athletics, with East German and Russian and other Eastern Bloc athletes clearly doping under a systematic program,

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Athletics Canada Organizational Review

Athletics Canada Organizational Review

Christopher Kelsall September 23, 2016 0

For those who have an interest in what happens within Athletics Canada operationally, here is your chance to take a survey. Just remember, not unlike voting in elections, every vote – or in this case

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Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Christopher Kelsall September 18, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has issued a call to arms to the organisation’s membership for them to contribute to the ongoing process to reform the global anti-doping system. Bach,

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WADA asks Russia for help after Wiggins and Froome among athletes targeted in latest Fancy Bear attack

WADA asks Russia for help after Wiggins and Froome among athletes targeted in latest Fancy Bear attack

Christopher Kelsall September 16, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Russia have been asked to help fight against the hackers who have again infiltrated the website of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and published the confidential information of 25 athletes from

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Liam Stanley wins silver medal in the 1500-metres

Liam Stanley wins silver medal in the 1500-metres

Christopher Kelsall September 11, 2016 0

From sister publication, Victoria Sports News Victoria’s Liam Stanley earned the silver medal today during the Rio Paralympic Games 1500-metre track competition. Stanley ran a time of 4:16.72 in the T37 Category, “The race went well,

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Doping: Top-52 female 1500-metre runners

Doping: Top-52 female 1500-metre runners

Christopher Kelsall September 10, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Below are the top-52 female 1500-metre runners all-time. These 52 athletes have produced the top-100 times in history. Some have multiple results in the top-100. The 100th fastest

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Laura Muir is on fire, “when I was younger I never even dreamed I would be where I am now in my athletics career”

Laura Muir is on fire, “when I was younger I never even dreamed I would be where I am now in my athletics career”

Christopher Kelsall September 2, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Scotland’s Laura Muir is on fire. After finishing in a disappointing seventh place during the Rio Olympic 1500-metre final, she went to Paris to compete in the Diamond League

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