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Jemima Sumgong, 2016 Olympic gold medallist fails drug test

Jemima Sumgong, 2016 Olympic gold medallist fails drug test

Christopher Kelsall April 6, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Jemima Sumgong, the reigning 2016 London Marathon champion and 2016 Rio Olympic Gold Medallist has tested positive in an out-of-competition drugs test for Erythropoietin. Erythropoietin also known as EPO

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Shalane Flanagan, “surprisingly emotional” upon being upgraded to an Olympic silver medal

Shalane Flanagan, “surprisingly emotional” upon being upgraded to an Olympic silver medal

Christopher Kelsall April 6, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated  Good for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for reaching back into the past and re-testing suspected athlete’s blood samples. And good for them for acting upon

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Dayna Pidhoresky’s Around the Bay 30K performance

Dayna Pidhoresky’s Around the Bay 30K performance

Christopher Kelsall March 27, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver’s Dayna Pidhoresky did Sunday what few women have accomplished and that is win the historic Around the Bay 30K for a third time. She ran it in

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Andre De Grasse on his “bromance” with Usain Bolt and racing in Vancouver

Andre De Grasse on his “bromance” with Usain Bolt and racing in Vancouver

Christopher Kelsall March 25, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Scarborough, Ontario’s Andre De Grasse will open his 2017 outdoor track season on March 30th at the Pepsi Florida Relays at the University of Florida. He will return

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Multi-talented Victoria Tachinski bids farewell to hockey and basketball as she begins her running career

Multi-talented Victoria Tachinski bids farewell to hockey and basketball as she begins her running career

Christopher Kelsall March 25, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Four months ago, Winnipeg, Manitoba native, Victoria Tachinski, announced her commitment to Pennsylvania State University for the 2017-2018 school year. It was one of the many schools that

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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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