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Canada’s Fastest 5K? Will We Ever Know?

Canada’s Fastest 5K? Will We Ever Know?

Christopher Kelsall March 17, 2014 0

Chatline discussion here. © Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated On March 12, 2014 the Synergy Health Management Bazan Bay 5K took place in Sidney, BC, located just 20 minutes north of Victoria on Vancouver Island.

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Cross Country Running Should be Included in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Cross Country Running Should be Included in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Christopher Kelsall February 1, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The Winter Olympic Games needs cross-country running and cross-country running needs the Winter Olympic Games. The fact that the historic sport is missing from the Olympics – summer

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Doping in Sport: India Sets an Example

Doping in Sport: India Sets an Example

Christopher Kelsall December 28, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Of all the nations that one would consider to be the first to act with force on athletes who cheat, interestingly, it was India that was the first

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Doping: It is time now for the IAAF and WADA to act with force

Doping: It is time now for the IAAF and WADA to act with force

Christopher Kelsall December 20, 2013 30

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated It is time now for the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to work with force on member nations who refuse to

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Goucher and Hall: Coaches and Comebacks

Goucher and Hall: Coaches and Comebacks

Christopher Kelsall December 17, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated The movements, recently, of Kara Goucher and Ryan Hall to new coaches remind us, once again, what a unique obligatoriness the sport’s world-wide habitué thrusts upon those that

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World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

Christopher Kelsall November 9, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On the eve of The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) conference that takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, ‘to help shape the future of one of the most pressing

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For athletics to gain popularity, television needs to embrace a new paradigm: Are they bold enough?

For athletics to gain popularity, television needs to embrace a new paradigm: Are they bold enough?

Christopher Kelsall September 28, 2013 3

Join the discussion here. © Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Of the online discussion between elite athlete David Torrence and Runner’s World Magazine writer, John “The Penguin” Bingham, regarding whether elite athletes are to blame

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CIS Cross Country Season: McMaster Marauders are looking strong.

CIS Cross Country Season: McMaster Marauders are looking strong.

Christopher Kelsall September 16, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated The McMaster University Marauders are set for the 2013 CIS cross country season and are fielding quality teams (men’s and women’s) who look to build upon a very

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Determining the future of the Olympic Games

Determining the future of the Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall September 6, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Doctor Jacque Rogge, the current and out-going President of the International Olympic Committee will be replaced on September 10th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His twelve–year term is up,

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Defar for the win in the Diamond League meet in Stockholm, Sweden

Defar for the win in the Diamond League meet in Stockholm, Sweden

Christopher Kelsall August 22, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Perhaps the most interesting race tonight at the 2013 Diamond League meet in Stockholm, Sweden will be the women’s 3000 metre event, which will feature one of the

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