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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

Why is former doper Dennis Mitchell coaching Justin Gatlin and Canada’s Aaron Brown?

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Join in on the huge MB doping convo, here>> Dennis Mitchell is former star sprinter with the University of...

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...

Doping in Sport: India Sets an Example

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Of all the nations that one would consider to be the first to act with force on athletes...