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Jessica O’Connell, “one more grinder before the big dance!”

Jessica O’Connell, “one more grinder before the big dance!”

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated On July 13, Andrea Seccafien, in an Athletics Illustrated article, thanked Natasha Wodak and Kinsey Gomez for leading much of the 2017 Canadian Track and Field Championships 5,000-metre

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Neely Spence Gracey Repeats Win at Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Neely Spence Gracey Repeats Win at Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Christopher Kelsall July 17, 2017 0

Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon Defending champion Neely Spence Gracey returned to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon reclaiming her title in 1:13:13 and finishing in 6th place overall. She finished more than four minutes ahead of

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Brandon McBride, “I am as fit as I have ever been”

Brandon McBride, “I am as fit as I have ever been”

Christopher Kelsall July 14, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated  Windsor’s Brandon McBride will be competing in the 2017 London IAAF World Track and Field Championships in the 800-metre distance event. He qualified first by running under the

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Andrea Seccafien qualifies and looks fit for World Championships

Andrea Seccafien qualifies and looks fit for World Championships

Christopher Kelsall July 13, 2017 1

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Track and Field Championships took place last weekend in Ottawa and one particular athlete, Andrea Seccafien, who qualified for the 2017 IAAF World Track and Field

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Canadian National Championships: A few surprises

Canadian National Championships: A few surprises

Christopher Kelsall July 11, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The usual suspects did the expected damage at the Canadian Track and Field Championships last weekend in Ottawa. There were also a few surprise improvements. The nationals are

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Cameron Levins with new coach; has renewed new enthusiasm

Cameron Levins with new coach; has renewed new enthusiasm

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2017 1

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Join Discussion>> Cameron Levins, Canada’s fastest all-time 10,000-metre runner, is back training well and returning to fitness, post-surgery. Asked about his current fitness he told Athletics Illustrated, “I’m training really

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IOC Executive Board approve plans for Independent Testing Authority in time for Pyeongchang 2018

IOC Executive Board approve plans for Independent Testing Authority in time for Pyeongchang 2018

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2017 0

The International Olympic Committee may have resolved some of the testing issues that come up at international games. The plan is to have an Independent Testing Authority in place. The first games to test

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Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

Christopher Kelsall July 7, 2017 0

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya is currently one of the best marathon runners in the world. The 2016 Olympic champion is aiming to run faster at the BMW Berlin Marathon on September 24 than his

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Steve Magness on the Bermon-Garnier study: “This proves Testosterone matters, even if it is naturally produced in female athletes”

Steve Magness on the Bermon-Garnier study: “This proves Testosterone matters, even if it is naturally produced in female athletes”

Christopher Kelsall July 6, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated It’s the difference between barely making the qualification to get there and being a runaway gold medal winner. A major controversy in track and field during 2016 was to

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WADA revokes accreditation for laboratories in Kazakhstan and South Africa

WADA revokes accreditation for laboratories in Kazakhstan and South Africa

Christopher Kelsall July 2, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The accreditation of two laboratories based in Kazakhstan and South Africa has been revoked by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The Athletes’ Anti-Doping Laboratory in Almaty and the South African Doping Control

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