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Dick Pound attacked by IOC colleague

From Inside the Games Richard Pound has accused his International Olympic Committee (IOC) colleague Gerardo Werthein of an "extraordinary attack" in a fiery exchange which...

Windy City welcomes 15,000 for the 2018 Humana Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Approximately 15,000 registered runners from age 12 to 82 took to the streets of the Windy City this weekend to participate in the 10th running...

Bokel claims IOC bullied her and Scott after they called for Russian ban at...

Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission chairperson Claudia Bokel has claimed she was bullied after she supported calls for Russia to be banned...

Fifth-place finisher in the Olympics Volha Mazuronak will run Düsseldorf Marathon

The top European finisher in the 2016 women’s Olympic Marathon will be on the start line   in Düsseldorf: Volha Mazuronak, who finished fifth in Rio,...

Russian athletes cleared by CAS remain barred from Pyeongchang 2018

Although at this time none of the sports that are part of the Olympic Winter Games are governed under the definition of what the...

Slugfest in the Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic

The world’s top two current milers will bring their rivalry back to the Prefontaine Classic as headliners for the Bowerman Mile, all set to...

Carl Lewis is an egomaniacal loudmouth

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New tougher WADA compliance rules come into force today

From Inside the Games New World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) compliance standards in which governing bodies can be sanctioned for violating rules have come into force...

Dubai Marathon “Winner” Mekonnen Not 18 Years of Age

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated @TheStraightDick  - Mr. Straight is new to Twitter, come on, follow along!     Just as the worldwide running community suspected,...

BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 16th September: Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang return

BMW Berlin Marathon Eliud Kipchoge’s aim at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 16 this year is clear cut: to break his personal best. Given that...