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Movie Review: Icarus; a shocking look at systematic doping in Russia

Movie Review: Icarus; a shocking look at systematic doping in Russia

Christopher Kelsall August 18, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Genre: Documentary Release: August 4, 2017 Director: Bryan Fogel Music: Adam Peters Producers: Bryan Fogel, Dan Cogan, James R. Swartz, David Fialkow Cast: Bryan Fogel, Grigory Rodchenkov Cinematography: Jake Swantko, Timothy Rode Editors: Kevin Klauber,

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Canadian doctors want evidence based nutritional guidance for the public

Canadian doctors want evidence based nutritional guidance for the public

Christopher Kelsall August 15, 2017 0

Below is a snippet from an open letter to the Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion at the Laboratory Centre for Disease Control from at least 717 Canadian doctors and 2600 clinicians. It’s a

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Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

Christopher Kelsall July 27, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The great Irish wordsmith Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde once wrote the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. I can’t help but

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Steve Magness on the Bermon-Garnier study: “This proves Testosterone matters, even if it is naturally produced in female athletes”

Steve Magness on the Bermon-Garnier study: “This proves Testosterone matters, even if it is naturally produced in female athletes”

Christopher Kelsall July 6, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated It’s the difference between barely making the qualification to get there and being a runaway gold medal winner. A major controversy in track and field during 2016 was to

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Ajee Wilson’s positive test; something other than beef smells rancid here

Ajee Wilson’s positive test; something other than beef smells rancid here

Christopher Kelsall June 20, 2017 2

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated American middle-distance runner, Ajee Wilson from Philadelphia, PA, tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug Zeranol, which is sold under the brand name Ralone. The positive result was

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Opinion: Call me when USADA publishes a final document on Nike Oregon Project

Opinion: Call me when USADA publishes a final document on Nike Oregon Project

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Flotrack, an online publication that promotes the sport of athletics (track and field) and based in Austin, Texas, published a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) document that implicates

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Tyler Dozzi chases gold at BC championships, chooses UBC Thunderbirds for post-secondary education

Tyler Dozzi chases gold at BC championships, chooses UBC Thunderbirds for post-secondary education

Christopher Kelsall May 23, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Tyler Dozzi is heading to the University of British Columbia in September to study engineering and compete for the Thunderbirds under Coaches Laurier Primeau, Chris Johnson and Norm

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Honour the Greeks who fought for our freedoms; do the distance

Honour the Greeks who fought for our freedoms; do the distance

Dick Straight May 13, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated     We could do a better job of honouring the man who delivered the good news that freedom was won in a battle against the invading Persians at Marathon,

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Paula Radcliffe on European Athletics Association new ratification rules, “It is insulting…”

Paula Radcliffe on European Athletics Association new ratification rules, “It is insulting…”

Christopher Kelsall May 5, 2017 1

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated In July, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will likely approve a motion that the European Athletics Association has proposed. They want to bring in a best

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Disgraced Turkish athlete returns to competition in Europe; she should be banned for life

Disgraced Turkish athlete returns to competition in Europe; she should be banned for life

Christopher Kelsall February 7, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Disgraced Turkish middle-distance athlete Asli Cakir Alptekein returned to competition four years after her original eight-year drugs ban started. The drug cheat was permitted to compete in the European

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