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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...

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...

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...

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

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated The 2016 IAAF Rome World Race Walking Team Championships took place over the weekend and some of the...

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...

Doping: It is time now for the IAAF and WADA to act with force

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated It is time now for the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)...

Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated The great Irish wordsmith Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde once wrote the only thing worse than being talked...

Caster Semenya should not be permitted to compete in the Rio Olympics

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated No way should women with hyperandrogenism like South Africa’s Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand of India compete in...

Turkey Soup – 31 athletes suspended

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Follow the discussion thread on this article. The recent  positive drug tests that implicated 31Turkish athletes - due to...

The Power of the Foot

© Copyright - 2011- Athletics Illustrated One of the most over-looked pieces of the training puzzle by runners that compete over a range of distances...