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President Craig Reedie and the Old Boy’s Club at WADA fail to understand the...

  "The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal." -Aristotle. In baseball, Barry Bonds never tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, nor did...
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Calamitous affairs: The IOC and WADA lead sport to potential doping disaster

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the first governing body of any sport to internationally ban Russia...

The Five Lydiard principles explained

The legendary Arthur Lydiard’s training program is often misunderstood, even by people who believe that they fully understand his methodology. Lydiard training may not be...
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The Runner’s Manifesto

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated For those of you who want to begin running or get better at it, here are two important...

Is IOC President Thomas Bach building an echo chamber filled with yes-men?

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian Dick Pound, who rarely minces words, has been critical of some of the International Olympic Committee’s decisions...

Anti-doping efforts take a step in the right direction through granting the Athletes Integrity...

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated In the face of increased widespread doping in the sport of athletics, the new Athletes Integrity Unity (AIU)...

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin; two grown kids playing in the Olympic Games sandbox

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated In the proverbial Summer Olympic Games buildup as a metaphor for war; the kids in the sandbox are...

Add Ben Flanagan’s name to the top of Canada’s distance talent

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Currently, Canada is rich with middle and long distance running talent. You can now add Ben Flanagan's name...

Desiree Linden’s choice of running the 2018 New York City Marathon couldn’t be timelier

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Of the most iconic marathons to run in the world – choose your own top five or so...

Trinity Western University hires Shane Wiebe: Rob Pike continues to work with athletes

On April 13, Rob Pike, Trinity Western University’s track and field and cross-country head coach, informed assistant coach Mark Bomba that after seven years...