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An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

Christopher Kelsall August 21, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Today was an emotional day for Canadians. Toronto’s Mohammed Ahmed, the national record holder in the 5,000-metre event made the Olympic final. Today he raced and acquitted himself well.

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Usain Bolt symbolically passes the torch to Andre De Grasse

Usain Bolt symbolically passes the torch to Andre De Grasse

Christopher Kelsall August 19, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Today, Usain Saint Leo Bolt of Trelawny Parish, Jamaica undoubtedly elevated his stature to the annals reserved for only the greatest sportspersons of all-time. Oh how the sport of

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Zane Robertson Speaks out about Death Threats: “They were real and there was more than one.”

Zane Robertson Speaks out about Death Threats: “They were real and there was more than one.”

Christopher Kelsall July 31, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Russia is not the only country with a doping problem, however, they seem to harbour a culture of dishonesty and their athletes are subject to apparent systematic doping.

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Why is former doper Dennis Mitchell coaching Justin Gatlin and Canada’s Aaron Brown?

Why is former doper Dennis Mitchell coaching Justin Gatlin and Canada’s Aaron Brown?

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Join in on the huge MB doping convo, here>> Dennis Mitchell is former star sprinter with the University of Florida. He went on to win medals in the 1992

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Brendan Hoff should be going to the World Junior Championships

Brendan Hoff should be going to the World Junior Championships

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Did Brendan Hoff’s performance during the 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships this weekend point out an issue with the selection process for the IAAF World Junior Championships?

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The IAAF should re-write history

The IAAF should re-write history

Christopher Kelsall July 8, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  The incentive to cheat in the sport of athletics should be outstripped by a disincentive. As the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) – the world-wide governing body of

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Twice-suspended Justin Gatlin wins US Olympic Trials in 9.80

Twice-suspended Justin Gatlin wins US Olympic Trials in 9.80

Dick Straight July 4, 2016 0

    © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated While traditional media reports on and social media gushes over Justin Gatlin continuing his winning ways during the 2016 US Olympic Trials, I would like to take this

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To be taken seriously, the IAAF needs to act firmly on Jama Aden, if found guilty

To be taken seriously, the IAAF needs to act firmly on Jama Aden, if found guilty

Christopher Kelsall June 30, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated If Somalian athletics Coach Jama Aden was indeed caught with and arrested for being in possession of performance enhancing drugs for the purpose of injecting or supplying athletes,

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Caster Semenya should not be permitted to compete in the Rio Olympics

Caster Semenya should not be permitted to compete in the Rio Olympics

Christopher Kelsall June 27, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated No way should women with hyperandrogenism like South Africa’s Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand of India compete in the Olympic Games against women, without regulation of their testosterone

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Herr Hajo Seppelt should be knighted and sat at the Holy See

Herr Hajo Seppelt should be knighted and sat at the Holy See

Dick Straight June 22, 2016 0

  Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or position of Athletics Illustrated or affiliated online publications. @TheStraightReport The Rio Olympic Games will be

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