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WADA asks Russia for help after Wiggins and Froome among athletes targeted in latest Fancy Bear attack

WADA asks Russia for help after Wiggins and Froome among athletes targeted in latest Fancy Bear attack

Christopher Kelsall September 16, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Russia have been asked to help fight against the hackers who have again infiltrated the website of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and published the confidential information of 25 athletes from

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Police release alleged ticketing e-mails from Hickey to top IOC officials

Police release alleged ticketing e-mails from Hickey to top IOC officials

Christopher Kelsall September 13, 2016 0

From Inside the Games E-mails released by police in Brazil allegedly show that Patrick Hickey spoke to senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials about an “agreement” on Ireland’s ticketing arrangements at Rio 2016. The messages also

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Liam Stanley wins silver medal in the 1500-metres

Liam Stanley wins silver medal in the 1500-metres

Christopher Kelsall September 11, 2016 0

From sister publication, Victoria Sports News Victoria’s Liam Stanley earned the silver medal today during the Rio Paralympic Games 1500-metre track competition. Stanley ran a time of 4:16.72 in the T37 Category, “The race went well,

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Rio 2016 ticket probe widened as Brazilian police name new suspect and claim Cartan Tours also did business with THG Sports

Rio 2016 ticket probe widened as Brazilian police name new suspect and claim Cartan Tours also did business with THG Sports

Christopher Kelsall September 9, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Brazilian police investigating ticketing touting at last month’s Olympic Games here widened their search today when they named the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) sports director Martin Burke as a new

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Trent Stellingwerff interview: Rio, the good, the bad and the ugly

Trent Stellingwerff interview: Rio, the good, the bad and the ugly

Christopher Kelsall September 6, 2016 0

See the discussion on the boards, here>> © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Dr. Trent Stellingwerff is a former track and field athlete who competed in the NCAA for division one Cornell University, where he was

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Olympic silver medallist fails to return home from Rio 2016 after political gesture during marathon

Olympic silver medallist fails to return home from Rio 2016 after political gesture during marathon

Christopher Kelsall August 25, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Olympic silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa has not returned home from Rio 2016 after he made a public gesture of defiance against the regime in his native Ethiopia when crossing the line

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Rio Olympic Marathon: Kipchoge wins, Lelisa protests, Rupp for bronze and Gillis surprises

Rio Olympic Marathon: Kipchoge wins, Lelisa protests, Rupp for bronze and Gillis surprises

Christopher Kelsall August 21, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Justin Lagat predicted that Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will likely win the 2016 Rio Olympic marathon. On the surface it appears to be an easy prediction, but anything can and

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An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

Christopher Kelsall August 21, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Today was an emotional day for Canadians. Toronto’s Mohammed Ahmed, the national record holder in the 5,000-metre event made the Olympic final. Today he raced and acquitted himself well.

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Patrick Hickey taken to notorious Brazilian prison

Patrick Hickey taken to notorious Brazilian prison

Christopher Kelsall August 20, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Ireland’s Patrick Hickey has been denied bail and appears likely to remain in a notorious maximum security prison over the weekend as an investigation continues both here in Brazil and in

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Evan Dunfee all class, De Grasse medals again

Evan Dunfee all class, De Grasse medals again

Christopher Kelsall August 20, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  The big news in athletics today was about disqualifications. The U.S. 4 x 100-metre relay team was disqualified, while a Japanese racewalker was DQ’d, then later reinstated after

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