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Melissa Bishop interview – 2016 Harry Jerome Track Classic

Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Melissa Bishop set a new Harry Jerome Track Classic meet record in the 800-metre run with her finish...

Ten Russian athletes apply to IAAF to compete at Rio 2016

From Inside the Games Around 10 Russian athletes have sent individual applications to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to be allowed to compete...

Olympic men’s marathon preview: Who will give Kipchoge a run for his money?

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Obviously, the first pick to win the 2016 Rio Olympic men’s marathon for many, will be Kenya’s Eliud...

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...

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

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian middle-distance runner Fiona Benson, who had a breakout season in 2015, is ready to compete in her...

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...

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...

As good as gold: Derek Drouin, 2016 Rio Olympic Games Champion

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Maracana Stadium is a long way from kindergarten class and a makeshift basement high jump pit in small-town...

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...

Sarah Brown (Bowman) interview

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Sarah Brown (nee Bowman) is one of the fastest middle-distance runners in the US, specialising in the 1500-metre...