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Court of Arbitration for Sport to replace IOC in taking charge of all doping cases at an Olympic Games

Court of Arbitration for Sport to replace IOC in taking charge of all doping cases at an Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall March 2, 2016 0

Perhaps this move will remove any potential prejudice or conflict of interest. From Inside the Games Independent adjudicators selected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will assume control from the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

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Sarah Brown (Bowman) interview

Sarah Brown (Bowman) interview

Christopher Kelsall March 1, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Sarah Brown (nee Bowman) is one of the fastest middle-distance runners in the US, specialising in the 1500-metre event. After more than a decade of competing at a

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Fiona Benson to race on February 20th in Montreal at the Hershey Indoor Championships

Fiona Benson to race on February 20th in Montreal at the Hershey Indoor Championships

Christopher Kelsall February 5, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canadian middle-distance runner Fiona Benson, who had a breakout season in 2015, is ready to compete in her only indoor meet this winter. She is racing just once before

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Total Rio 2016 budget rises by almost $100 million since August despite cuts

Total Rio 2016 budget rises by almost $100 million since August despite cuts

Christopher Kelsall January 31, 2016 0

Inside the Games Total costs for this summer’s Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have risen by BRL400 million (£69 million/$98.6 million/€91 million) in the last six months, despite the introduction of well-publicised budget

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A proposal for prize money to be added to the Olympics

A proposal for prize money to be added to the Olympics

Dick Straight May 22, 2015 0

SportAccord President Marius Vizer has compiled a detailed reform agenda ahead of a proposed meeting with his International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach next month, with the introduction of prize money for Olympic

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Natasha Wodak (Skype) Interview – Payton Jordan Invitational

Natasha Wodak (Skype) Interview – Payton Jordan Invitational

Christopher Kelsall May 6, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Natasha Wodak interviews and stories

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Dawn Harper-Nelson Interview

Dawn Harper-Nelson Interview

Christopher Kelsall January 22, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Dawn Harper-Nelson is currently America’s second-fastest athlete competing in the 100m hurdles and over the past few years has been ranked second and sometimes first in the world.

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