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Men’s 1500m Preview: Will it be a clean sweep for Kenyans ?

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated During the first round of the men’s 1500-metre heats, three of the fastest athletes in the field had...

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...

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...

Nicole Sifuentes fails to move on in stacked 1500-metre field

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Winnipeg’s Nicole Sifuentes gave it her all today in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games 1500-metre semi-final race, but...

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...

Canadian report from day two of athletics at Rio Olympics

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Heptathlon Canada’s Brianne Theisen-Eaton went into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the goal of winning the gold medal...

Victoria’s Liam Stanley is Rio bound with world number two ranking

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Victoria’s Liam Stanley is off to Rio to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games. Stanley will compete in...

Day one in Athletics for Canada: World record in 10,000-metres, McBride advances in 800-metre...

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Canada’s Brandon McBride won his heat (6/7) in the time of 1:45.99. He led the entire way in...

Top story Kenyan athletics coach sent home from Rio 2016 for impersonating an athlete

From Inside the Games Kenya have suffered a further blow on the eve of the Olympic athletics competition as coach John Anzrah has been sent home...

Two Canadian men qualified for the Olympic 800-metre event which starts Friday.

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated  The 800-metre event is likely the most competitive distance in athletics. Oddly it is also the only running...