Home Opinion

Opinion

Athletics Illustrated

The Runner’s Manifesto

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated For those of you who want to begin running or get better at it, here are two important...

Is IOC President Thomas Bach building an echo chamber filled with yes-men?

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian Dick Pound, who rarely minces words, has been critical of some of the International Olympic Committee’s decisions...

Anti-doping efforts take a step in the right direction through granting the Athletes Integrity...

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated In the face of increased widespread doping in the sport of athletics, the new Athletes Integrity Unity (AIU)...

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin; two grown kids playing in the Olympic Games sandbox

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated In the proverbial Summer Olympic Games buildup as a metaphor for war; the kids in the sandbox are...

Add Ben Flanagan’s name to the top of Canada’s distance talent

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Currently, Canada is rich with middle and long distance running talent. You can now add Ben Flanagan's name...

Desiree Linden’s choice of running the 2018 New York City Marathon couldn’t be timelier

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Of the most iconic marathons to run in the world – choose your own top five or so...

Trinity Western University hires Shane Wiebe: Rob Pike continues to work with athletes

On April 13, Rob Pike, Trinity Western University’s track and field and cross-country head coach, informed assistant coach Mark Bomba that after seven years...

Like all 800-metre runners, the IAAF will lose to Caster Semenya

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Like all other female 800-metre runners, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) are going to lose to...

Chaos in the Clubhouse: Trinity Western University Spartans claim abuse

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn't.” ~Mark Twain. During my recent observations of the...

The IOC is now complicit

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated So the Russian curler, Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, who tested positive for Meldonium in his A sample (but the B...