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Why wasn’t the USA Disqualified?

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Update: May 13, 2015: USA stripped of 2012 Olympic silver medal. I have received a great volume of email...

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...

How to Preserve your Relationship when Training with a Member of the Opposite Sex

By Brandon Laan This is not a lecture, rather a gentle reminder. It is no secret that training groups are a breeding ground for budding...

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...

Ajee Wilson’s positive test; something other than beef smells rancid here

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated American middle-distance runner, Ajee Wilson from Philadelphia, PA, tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug Zeranol, which is...

Movie Review: Icarus; a shocking look at systematic doping in Russia

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Documentary Release: August 4, 2017 Director: Bryan Fogel Music: Adam Peters Producers: Bryan Fogel, Dan Cogan, James R. Swartz, David Fialkow Cast:...

High mileage and low injury rate – preparing the modern runner for Lydiard

Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated By Rene Borq Injury rates in runners for the past 60 years make depressing reading for any runner and I...

Carl Lewis is an egomaniacal loudmouth

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect...

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...

The Death of international Cross Country

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated The World Cross Country Championships are going to die a harsh death if intervention does not happen immediately. Before...