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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to be live streamed Sunday morning

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to be live streamed Sunday morning

Dick Straight October 18, 2017 0

Paul Gains Running fans from around the world will once again be able to watch the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in its entirety thanks to a unique partnership between race organizers, sponsors and Astrodog Media. Beginning

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Edwin Kiptoo To Defend Blom Bank Beirut Marathon

Edwin Kiptoo To Defend Blom Bank Beirut Marathon

Dick Straight October 11, 2017 0

Paul Gains It was an enormous surprise when Kenya’s Edwin Kibet Kiptoo won the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon a year ago but his victory in this IAAF Silver Label race blew his anonymity completely out

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WADA provisionally suspends Paris Laboratory

WADA provisionally suspends Paris Laboratory

Dick Straight September 27, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has provisionally suspended the accreditation of the Paris laboratory. A ban has been placed on the facility in the French capital, known as the French Laboratoire National

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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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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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