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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

© 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 IOC is now complicit

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated So the Russian curler, Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, who tested positive for Meldonium in his A sample (but the B...

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...

Renato Canova, Arthur Lydiard Roundtable – Champions Everywhere

Are Canova and Lydiard essentially based on the same underlying principles? Colin Livingstone: Canova is singing out of the same hymn sheet but does not...