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Slugfest in the Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic

The world’s top two current milers will bring their rivalry back to the Prefontaine Classic as headliners for the Bowerman Mile, all set to...

Who is Mo Ahmed?

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated St. Catharine, Ontario native Mo Ahmed has long been running in the shadow – at least within the...

The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

All three Olympic medalists from Rio are returning to Pre, where the eventual Olympic trio met for the first time last year in a...

Rio jump rivalries to resume in Shanghai

Olympic jump champions Derek Drouin and Jeff Henderson will face the men they beat to claim gold in Rio last August when they open...

Sub-4 Onslaught in Women’s 1500 at Pre?

This year’s women’s metric mile at the Prefontaine Classic could see the most sub-4 times in the meet’s history, thanks to the strongest field...

Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Diving into the deep end of the pool, Canada’s all-time greatest 800-metre runner, Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario...

LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

LaShawn Merritt has won an unprecedented five times in the Prefontaine Classic 400, but this year’s 1-lapper has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge...

Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

A remarkable collection of the world’s best distance runners in the Prefontaine Classic 5000 Meters will provide a preview of the London World Championships...

Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

If there was any sliver of doubt left as to who is the premier female sprinter of the moment, little can remain after the...

Laura Muir is on fire, “when I was younger I never even dreamed I...

© 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,...