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RUSSIAN DOPING: Russia Sanctions Tatyana Artyomova for Two Years

RUSSIAN DOPING: Russia Sanctions Tatyana Artyomova for Two Years

Dick Straight February 3, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Russian Athletics Federation interim President Leonid Khrushchev today announced that international middle-distance runner Tatyana Artyomova has earned a two-year sanction from international competition. She is the 95th Russian

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Rita Jeptoo and 11 other Doping Sanctions

Rita Jeptoo and 11 other Doping Sanctions

Dick Straight January 30, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Kenya’s fastest active female marathon runner, Rita Jeptoo, has been suspended by Athletics Kenya for two years. She has the opportunity to appeal the case; therefore, the $500,000

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Is Rita Jeptoo Cornered or Is Athletics Kenya Playing Softball?

Is Rita Jeptoo Cornered or Is Athletics Kenya Playing Softball?

Dick Straight January 16, 2015 1

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Rita Jeptoo, the Kenyan marathon runner who was caught testing positive for the banned blood booster, EPO, emerged from her discipline hearing with Athletics Kenya (AK) at their

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The Day The Jester Died: Murder in Paris

The Day The Jester Died: Murder in Paris

Dick Straight January 8, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated I cannot pretend that the senseless and barbaric murder of 12 innocent people including a police officer and Stéphane Charbonnier, the editor of the satirical publication Charlie Hebdo

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Doha vs TrackTown, USA: IAAF dispels myth that Nike controls the running world

Doha vs TrackTown, USA: IAAF dispels myth that Nike controls the running world

Dick Straight November 19, 2014 0

    © Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The 2019 IAAF World Track and Field Championships have been awarded to Doha, Qatar. Congratulations to them. Qatar is working very hard at becoming a world-class (if they aren’t

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Pistorius Case: Was Justice Served?

Pistorius Case: Was Justice Served?

Dick Straight October 21, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated   If Oscar Pistorius is guilty of discharging a high-powered firearm into a closet-sized room four times and was also found guilty during that night of ending the life

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Meet the Mikhnevichs, Belarus’s Shot Put Power Couple

Meet the Mikhnevichs, Belarus’s Shot Put Power Couple

Dick Straight August 23, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated There is a fairly accurate and well-known aphorism that goes, “A couple that plays together; stays together.” So meet the Mikhnevichs. They are a married couple from Minsk,

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Ford attacks shirtless jogger

Ford attacks shirtless jogger

Dick Straight July 3, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated   According to an anonymous tip provided by a person speaking on behalf of the Ford Motor Company F (NYSE), the auto manufacturer has sought a legal writ to

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Breaking News: USATF To Rename Several Field Events

Breaking News: USATF To Rename Several Field Events

Dick Straight June 11, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated     USA Track and Field (the governing body that is apparently responsible for ruining the sport of track and field) is secretly planning a marketing strategy to re-brand field

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Lance Armstrong Cleared: Blood Samples Tested Negative up to 1500 times

Lance Armstrong Cleared: Blood Samples Tested Negative up to 1500 times

Dick Straight April 1, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated     The World Anti-Doping Agency’s world headquarters test laboratory located in Bern, Switzerland have officially announced that former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong is clean and will be reinstated by

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