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Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Dick Straight May 25, 2017 0

When the Prefontaine Classic’s famous Bowerman Mile became overwhelmed by the interest of the world’s best middle distance runners, the International Mile was born. Aiming to be a world-class race featuring established milers as well

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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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German Athletics Federation President criticises Bach and calls for Russian Olympic Committee to be suspended by IOC

German Athletics Federation President criticises Bach and calls for Russian Olympic Committee to be suspended by IOC

Dick Straight December 21, 2016 0

From Inside the Games German Athletics Federation (DLV) President Clemens Prokop has criticised the arguments of compatriot Thomas Bach, while calling for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to be suspended until the country’s doping problems

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Shawn Barber’s supposed Craigslist tryst with a cocaine-sniffing and boozing first-timer

Shawn Barber’s supposed Craigslist tryst with a cocaine-sniffing and boozing first-timer

Dick Straight October 6, 2016 0

Let’s take a leap of faith…. If you can believe (see link below and click-through for story), that Mr. Shawnacy Barber, world champion pole vaulter, who hired the services of a prostitute while in Edmonton,

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Twice-suspended Justin Gatlin wins US Olympic Trials in 9.80

Twice-suspended Justin Gatlin wins US Olympic Trials in 9.80

Dick Straight July 4, 2016 0

    © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated While traditional media reports on and social media gushes over Justin Gatlin continuing his winning ways during the 2016 US Olympic Trials, I would like to take this

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Herr Hajo Seppelt should be knighted and sat at the Holy See

Herr Hajo Seppelt should be knighted and sat at the Holy See

Dick Straight June 22, 2016 0

  Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or position of Athletics Illustrated or affiliated online publications. @TheStraightReport The Rio Olympic Games will be

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New Stars to Battle Experience in Dynamic Pre Classic 400 Hurdles

New Stars to Battle Experience in Dynamic Pre Classic 400 Hurdles

Christopher Kelsall May 23, 2016 0

Prefonataine Classic Two athletes who came out of nowhere to earn their first major medals will be surrounded by four multiple medalists in the Prefontaine Classic men’s 400-meter hurdles. The race features athletes who collectively are

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Carl Lewis is an egomaniacal loudmouth

Carl Lewis is an egomaniacal loudmouth

Dick Straight March 10, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or position of Athletics Illustrated or affiliated online

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Athletics Canada hates spinster cat ladies

Athletics Canada hates spinster cat ladies

Dick Straight February 23, 2016 0

  Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or position of Athletics Illustrated or affiliated online publications. @TheStraightReport Join the discussion>> © Copyright – 2016

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Meb Keflezighi is evil

Meb Keflezighi is evil

Dick Straight February 18, 2016 0

Meb Keflezighi is a living legend, and rightfully so. A three-time Olympian (and winner of a Silver Medal at the 2004 Games in Athens), the 40-year-old Keflezighi counts marathon wins at Boston and New

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