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WORLD RECORDS SET TO TREMBLE

 MEDIA RELEASE A heady record aroma will pervade the Stade de France track, on Saturday 4 July 2015, for the next edition of the MEETING...

Pathetic Study: Running Fast is nine times more likely to cause death

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated If you strive to be wholly mediocre as a runner, read some of the Journal of the American...

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,...

IOC back Rodchenkov as a reliable witness as first details of why Russians disqualified...

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have backed former Moscow Laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov as a "truthful witness" in their first reasoned decision published following...

International Federations told names of 300 Russian athletes on Rodchenkov list

From Inside the Games Names of around 300 Russian athletes have been given to International Federations by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Lausanne today...

Lyles and Coleman Ready to Clash in Pre Classic 200

Prefontaine Classic Noah Lyles and Christian Coleman are ready for a fantastic 200 duel at the Prefontaine Classic. The 20-year-old Lyles has never lost an IAAF Diamond League race,...

New Stars to Battle Experience in Dynamic Pre Classic 400 Hurdles

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...

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

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...

The sport of athletics: Caught in the act of falling down

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Hell hath no fury like that of an old boys club collectively tipping backwards in their boardroom chairs...

Meeting de Paris: Fans of field events can rub their hands in glee

Fans of field events can rub their hands in glee. The 2018 edition of the MEETING de PARIS, on Saturday 30 June at the...