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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...

Andre the Giant: De Grasse comes from behind to take Olympic bronze in the...

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse won the bronze medal during his first Olympic games today in the 2016...

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

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...

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

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Justin Lagat predicted that Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will likely win the 2016 Rio Olympic marathon. On the surface...

Gold standard: Derek Drouin to perform in Vancouver and Victoria

Canada's and perhaps the world's best high jumper right now is fine tuning his game. He has two Canadian competitions coming up on June...
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Shannon Rowbury interview – 2016 Harry Jerome Track Classic

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Liam Stanley wins silver medal in the 1500-metres

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...

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...

Cocoa from Ghana: the new sponsor for long jumper Ignisious Gaisah

Company, Cocoa from Ghana, has agreed to support international long jump competitor and Global Sports Communication athlete Ignisious Gaisah. Gaisah was born and raised...
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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,...