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Russia apologise for doping scandal but IAAF vote overwhelmingly to keep ban in place

Russia apologise for doping scandal but IAAF vote overwhelmingly to keep ban in place

Dick Straight August 4, 2017 0

From Inside the Games An appeal from Russia to have its suspension by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) lifted failed at the world governing body’s Congress here today, even after the most public

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ANDRE DE GRASSE PULLS OUT OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

ANDRE DE GRASSE PULLS OUT OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Christopher Kelsall August 3, 2017 0

There were people who believed that 2017 was the year – specifically the 2017 IAAF World Track and Field Championships – that Andre De Grasse would pass Usain Bolt as the world’s fastest man. There

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WADA warns Russia that Government must publicly accept McLaren Report before can be reinstated

WADA warns Russia that Government must publicly accept McLaren Report before can be reinstated

Dick Straight August 3, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Russia has been warned tonight by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that is must fulfill at least 12 more criteria before they can be ruled to be compliant with international rules. The

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Aloha Zane Branson Memorial 15K

Aloha Zane Branson Memorial 15K

Dick Straight July 30, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Two years ago, the running world lost athlete manager Zane Branson.  His agency wrote after Sunday’s event, “…and five editions of Aloha Zane Branson Memorial 15K later, we

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Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

Christopher Kelsall July 27, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The great Irish wordsmith Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde once wrote the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. I can’t help but

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Preview: Canadian middle and long-distance athletes at London World Championships

Preview: Canadian middle and long-distance athletes at London World Championships

Christopher Kelsall July 21, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Canada’s growing roster of talented track and field athletes continue to be medal threats at global championships including, no doubt, this summer’s IAAF London World Track and Field

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Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2017 0

BMW Berlin Marathon The elite field for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 24 has grown in star quality even more with the announcement that the man who broke the world record there in 2013, Wilson

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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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