Rio 2016 declared open amid boos before marathon runner De Lima lights Olympic Cauldron

From Inside the Games Boos reverberated around the Maracanã as interim Brazilian President Michel Temer declared Rio 2016 open tonight after an Opening Ceremony seeking...

Statement from Yuliya and Vitaly Stepanov

From the Stepanovs: We have been asked by many media whether Yuliya has filed an appeal or will file an appeal to CAS in the...

Over 270 Russians cleared to compete at Olympics as Zhukov claims team “probably cleanest...

From Inside the Games Alexander Zhukov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), claimed the Russian team was "probably the cleanest in Rio", as he...

Bach tries to turn WADA into scapegoat for Russian doping shambles

From Inside the Games Thomas Bach today sought to shovel blame for the shambles over Russian participation at the Rio 2016 squarely onto the shoulders...

Zane Robertson Speaks out about Death Threats: “They were real and there was more...

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Russia is not the only country with a doping problem, however, they seem to harbour a culture of...

Andrea Seccafien interview

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Andrea Seccafien of Guelph, Ontario is a distance runner who competes primarily in the 5,000-metre event. She has...

Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has had his integrity questioned by another leading German athlete as he arrived here for the start...

Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about...

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Yuliya Stepanov, the Russian 800-metre runner who tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, then turned whistleblower on the...
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Russian whistleblowers need your help

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated The Russian whistleblowers Yuliya and Vitaly Stepanov, who put themselves in danger by revealing to German broadcaster ARD Television,...

Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has postponed a decision on Russia’s participation at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro...