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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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Is Ethiopia’s Lifetime Doping ban just lip service?

Is Ethiopia’s Lifetime Doping ban just lip service?

Christopher Kelsall December 29, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Victoria Sports News Ethiopia happens to be one of five nations that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has labelled in the category of “Critical Care” because of their

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Can Galen Rupp break the B.A.A. Boston Marathon course record?

Can Galen Rupp break the B.A.A. Boston Marathon course record?

Christopher Kelsall December 28, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Galen Rupp, 2012 London Olympic silver medallist in the 10,000-metre event and bronze medal winner during the Rio Olympic marathon, is currently training for the 2016 B.A.A. Boston

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The Death of international Cross Country

The Death of international Cross Country

Christopher Kelsall December 15, 2016 2

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The World Cross Country Championships are going to die a harsh death if intervention does not happen immediately. Before the world championships die, the European cross country championships will

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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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