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Rodchenkov tells Washington hearing Putin was behind Russian doping programme and he would have...

From Inside the Games Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, former head of the World Anti-Doping Agency-accredited laboratory in Moscow, today told the Helsinki Commission hearing in...

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...

Course record holder Tsegay returns to Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

Paul Gains Ethiopia’s Yemane Tsegay, who set an Ottawa and Canadian All Comers marathon record here four years ago, leads a stellar field in the 2018...

Frankie Fredericks suspended

From Inside the Games Frankie Fredericks has been suspended from exercising all rights as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at an Executive...

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...

Is Rita Jeptoo Cornered or Is Athletics Kenya Playing Softball?

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Rita Jeptoo, the Kenyan marathon runner who was caught testing positive for the banned blood booster, EPO, emerged...

Shura Kitata Tola and Vivian Cheruiyot take Frankfurt Marathon titles, sub 2:10 debut for...

Shura Kitata Tola of Ethiopia and Kenya’s Vivian Cheryuiot won the top prizes at the 36th edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon. Kitata chopped...

The Day The Jester Died: Murder in Paris

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated I cannot pretend that the senseless and barbaric murder of 12 innocent people including a police officer and...

Breaking News: USATF To Rename Several Field Events

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated     USA Track and Field (the governing body that is apparently responsible for ruining the sport of track and...

Olympic Summit calls for all athlete commissions to be elected in apparent dig at...

All sports organisations have been once again urged to elect Athlete Commissions in order to "respect the principles of democratic legitimacy, universality and diversity"...