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Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall May 13, 2017 0

If there was any sliver of doubt left as to who is the premier female sprinter of the moment, little can remain after the performance of double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson in Shanghai this

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Honour the Greeks who fought for our freedoms; do the distance

Honour the Greeks who fought for our freedoms; do the distance

Dick Straight May 13, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated     We could do a better job of honouring the man who delivered the good news that freedom was won in a battle against the invading Persians at Marathon,

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Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Dick Straight May 10, 2017 0

Genzebe Dibaba will return to the Prefontaine Classic and attempt to add the 5000-meter world record to one of the greatest collections of track achievements ever seen. Fittingly, the 2015 Track & Field News Woman

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Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Dick Straight May 8, 2017 0

Double Olympic champion David Rudisha is one of four Kenyan track stars set to take centre stage at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting this Saturday, 13 May, when many of the greatest distance runners

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Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

Dick Straight May 8, 2017 0

For the first time since his historic win in Rio, Matthew Centrowitz will return to Hayward Field to battle the world’s best in the Prefontaine Classic’s most famous race, the Bowerman Mile. Even on his

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Justyn Knight runs Worlds qualification standard and personal best in 5,000m

Justyn Knight runs Worlds qualification standard and personal best in 5,000m

Christopher Kelsall May 8, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Syracuse University runner, Justyn Knight of Toronto, Ontario, won the 5,000-metre race at the Payton Jordan Invitational Friday night in the time of 13:17.51. He defeated a strong

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BMO Vancouver Marathon, Kenyans take the marathon, Canadians take the half-marathon

BMO Vancouver Marathon, Kenyans take the marathon, Canadians take the half-marathon

Christopher Kelsall May 8, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The Westcoast’s spring trifecta of big road races finished up on Sunday with the BMO Vancouver Marathon. The weekend event also includes the half-marathon and 5-mile (8.045K) distances. Daniel

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Eliud Kipchoge’s amazing run of 2:00:25

Eliud Kipchoge’s amazing run of 2:00:25

Christopher Kelsall May 6, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Saturday morning in Monza, Italy, Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge tried to do what no human has done before, to run the marathon distance of 42.195 kilometres (26.2 miles) in

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Paula Radcliffe on European Athletics Association new ratification rules, “It is insulting…”

Paula Radcliffe on European Athletics Association new ratification rules, “It is insulting…”

Christopher Kelsall May 5, 2017 1

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated In July, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will likely approve a motion that the European Athletics Association has proposed. They want to bring in a best

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Nate Brannen signs with Nike, may move up to 5,000m

Nate Brannen signs with Nike, may move up to 5,000m

Christopher Kelsall May 1, 2017 0

See forum discussion, here>> © Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Three-time Canadian Olympian Nate Brannen has signed an athlete agreement with Nike, the largest sportswear company in the world. After being without a shoe sponsor since

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