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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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Portland Track Festival causes shift in Canadian athletics landscape

Portland Track Festival causes shift in Canadian athletics landscape

Christopher Kelsall June 13, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The list of potential Team Canada members going to the Rio Olympic Trials, just shifted a little during the Portland Track Festival. The implications should make for intriguing

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Should Lanni Marchant be permitted to race both the marathon and 10,000-metre events in Rio?

Should Lanni Marchant be permitted to race both the marathon and 10,000-metre events in Rio?

Christopher Kelsall June 3, 2016 1

Read message board thread, here>> © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Earlier today it was reported by Canadian Running Magazine that there is a possibility that Canada’s fastest marathon runner, Lanni Marchant, will not be

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Who is Mo Ahmed?

Who is Mo Ahmed?

Christopher Kelsall May 29, 2016 3

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated St. Catharine, Ontario native Mo Ahmed has long been running in the shadow – at least within the Canadian media’s view – of Vancouver Island’s Cam Levins. They

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Was the 2016 IAAF World Racewalking Championships another doping red-flag moment?

Was the 2016 IAAF World Racewalking Championships another doping red-flag moment?

Christopher Kelsall May 9, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The 2016 IAAF Rome World Race Walking Team Championships took place over the weekend and some of the usual suspects hit the podium hard including China and Italy.

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Carl Lewis is an egomaniacal loudmouth

Carl Lewis is an egomaniacal loudmouth

Dick Straight March 10, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated 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

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Athletics Canada hates spinster cat ladies

Athletics Canada hates spinster cat ladies

Dick Straight February 23, 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 Join the discussion>> © Copyright – 2016

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Kelly Wiebe’s retirement: You will be missed

Kelly Wiebe’s retirement: You will be missed

Christopher Kelsall January 12, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Reading of Kelly Wiebe’s decision to retire from the sport of athletics this morning at just 25-years-of-age, unearthed two conflicting emotions: sadness and respect. I felt sadness, but not

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The IAAF and or the IOC should remove history of all performances by cheating athletes

The IAAF and or the IOC should remove history of all performances by cheating athletes

Christopher Kelsall December 11, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has vowed to build trust in the sport of athletics again. This is an admirable statement for an enormous, but

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Russia, Canada and United Kingdom rank 1-2-3 as top sport-hosting nations

Russia, Canada and United Kingdom rank 1-2-3 as top sport-hosting nations

Christopher Kelsall November 3, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Sportcal, a sports market intelligence company released on November 3rd their list of the top sport hosting nations as well as the top sport hosting cities worldwide. Russia

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