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Trump Tower to be renamed

Trump Tower to be renamed

Dick Straight December 16, 2015 0

© Copyright – 20 15 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and BC Premiere Christy Clark have formally announced that Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver, also known as “Trump Tower”, located in downtown

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

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

Dick Straight August 17, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Hell hath no fury like that of an old boys club collectively tipping backwards in their boardroom chairs and landing with a resounding clatter upon their marble floors.

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Kenya’s Laban Korir To Defend Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Title

Kenya’s Laban Korir To Defend Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Title

Dick Straight August 13, 2015 0

by Paul Gains Laban Korir will return to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 18th to defend his 2014 title and, if the conditions are right, to tackle the course record. The 29 year old Kenyan

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Kipsang and Kiprotich race against each other for the first time in Half Marathon, Keitany might attack course record in Olomouc

Kipsang and Kiprotich race against each other for the first time in Half Marathon, Keitany might attack course record in Olomouc

Dick Straight June 19, 2015 0

Two of the world’s best distance runners will face each other over the half marathon distance for the first time on Saturday: the Olympic Marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda and Kenya’s former world

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WORLD RECORDS SET TO TREMBLE

WORLD RECORDS SET TO TREMBLE

Christopher Kelsall June 18, 2015 0

 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 AREVA. Indeed, the French leg of the IAAF Diamond League

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Wide Open Fields point to Tough Competition in Mattoni Karlovy

Wide Open Fields point to Tough Competition in Mattoni Karlovy

Dick Straight May 22, 2015 0

  Watch the Race live on www.Seznam.cz @ 1745 CET on Saturday Whoever wins the men’s and women’s titles in the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon on Saturday will have earned their achievement. The third edition

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A proposal for prize money to be added to the Olympics

A proposal for prize money to be added to the Olympics

Dick Straight May 22, 2015 0

SportAccord President Marius Vizer has compiled a detailed reform agenda ahead of a proposed meeting with his International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach next month, with the introduction of prize money for Olympic

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Haile Gebrselassie retires from athletics

Haile Gebrselassie retires from athletics

Dick Straight May 10, 2015 0

Global Sports Communication Running legend Haile Gebrselassie announced his retirement from competitive running at the Great Manchester Run today where he ran his last competitive race. Haile Gebrselassie chose the Great Manchester Run for his

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Geoffrey Ronoh seeks to conquer the marathon distance in Prague

Geoffrey Ronoh seeks to conquer the marathon distance in Prague

Dick Straight May 1, 2015 0

Kenya’s conveyor belt of world-class runners produced yet another new name in 2015 as Geoffrey Ronoh became last year’s rising star. Signed as a pacemaker in the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, he famously snatched

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Nick Symmonds to Play John-Boy Walton

Nick Symmonds to Play John-Boy Walton

Dick Straight February 20, 2015 1

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated @TheStraightDick American Olympic athlete Nick Symmonds is set to play John-Boy Walton in the un-anticipated biopic of Richard Earl Thomas’s life in film, stage and television. Thomas is most famous

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