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Is Justin Gatlin Taunting the Bear?

Is Justin Gatlin Taunting the Bear?

Dick Straight September 9, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated   Sprinting, like cycling, is rife with suspicious results throughout the top performance range. Such is the state of sprinting at the world-class level that all 100m performances under

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Russia’s Full Size Doping Problem

Russia’s Full Size Doping Problem

Christopher Kelsall February 15, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recently found out that a newly developed muscle-building drug – invisible when using current doping test procedures – was made available to undercover

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Drug Cheats Asli Cakir Alptekin and Tyson Gay Should be Banned

Drug Cheats Asli Cakir Alptekin and Tyson Gay Should be Banned

Christopher Kelsall February 13, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) moved to reinstate the provisional suspension of Turkish drug cheat, Asli Cakir Alptekin. She had anomalies in her biological passport, this,

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Third-World Doping Cheats Are Testing Positive: What Has Changed?

Third-World Doping Cheats Are Testing Positive: What Has Changed?

Christopher Kelsall February 7, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Two of the world’s superpowers in the sport of athletics are Jamaica in sprinting and Kenya in middle-distance and long-distance running. After several years of world domination by

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Doping in Sport: India Sets an Example

Doping in Sport: India Sets an Example

Christopher Kelsall December 28, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Of all the nations that one would consider to be the first to act with force on athletes who cheat, interestingly, it was India that was the first

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Banned Stimulants and Steroids detected in 2013

Banned Stimulants and Steroids detected in 2013

Christopher Kelsall December 22, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Below is additional information about what banned substances track and field athletes have tested positive for during 2013. Five Jamaican track and field athletes tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs

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Doping: It is time now for the IAAF and WADA to act with force

Doping: It is time now for the IAAF and WADA to act with force

Christopher Kelsall December 20, 2013 30

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated It is time now for the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to work with force on member nations who refuse to

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Hajo Seppelt at the 2013 World Anti-Doping Conference

Hajo Seppelt at the 2013 World Anti-Doping Conference

Christopher Kelsall November 21, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Hans-Joachim “Hajo” Seppelt was attending the 2013 World Anti-Doping Conference that was taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa from November 12 to the 15th. The primary purpose of

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World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

Christopher Kelsall November 9, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On the eve of The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) conference that takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, ‘to help shape the future of one of the most pressing

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Turkey Soup – 31 athletes suspended

Turkey Soup – 31 athletes suspended

Christopher Kelsall August 6, 2013 3

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Follow the discussion thread on this article. The recent  positive drug tests that implicated 31Turkish athletes – due to the International Association of Athletics Federation’s out-of-competition testing in that

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