The Straight Report

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Eunice Chumba Targets Beirut Marathon Record

Paul Gains If her recent performances are any indication Eunice Chumba will be odds-on favourite to challenge the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon event record when...

Phillip Reid Rocks Thrilling United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon

Teyva Sammet The “City of Angels” put on a divine show at the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon and 5K on Sunday.  Thousands...

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...

British Sports Minister steps down from WADA Foundation Board due to Brexit

From Inside the Games A spokesperson for WADA confirmed to insidethegames that Crouch, who was appointed to the organisation's ruling body at the start of last year,...

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to be live streamed Sunday morning

Paul Gains Running fans from around the world will once again be able to watch the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in its entirety thanks to...

Edwin Kiptoo To Defend Blom Bank Beirut Marathon

Paul Gains It was an enormous surprise when Kenya’s Edwin Kibet Kiptoo won the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon a year ago but his victory in...

WADA provisionally suspends Paris Laboratory

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has provisionally suspended the accreditation of the Paris laboratory. A ban has been placed on the facility...

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...

Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

When the Prefontaine Classic’s famous Bowerman Mile became overwhelmed by the interest of the world's best middle distance runners, the International Mile was born. Aiming...

Honour the Greeks who fought for our freedoms; do the distance

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated     We could do a better job of honouring the man who delivered the good news that freedom was...