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The IAAF should re-write history

The IAAF should re-write history

Christopher Kelsall July 8, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  The incentive to cheat in the sport of athletics should be outstripped by a disincentive. As the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) – the world-wide governing body of

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Twice-suspended Justin Gatlin wins US Olympic Trials in 9.80

Twice-suspended Justin Gatlin wins US Olympic Trials in 9.80

Dick Straight July 4, 2016 0

    © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated While traditional media reports on and social media gushes over Justin Gatlin continuing his winning ways during the 2016 US Olympic Trials, I would like to take this

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To be taken seriously, the IAAF needs to act firmly on Jama Aden, if found guilty

To be taken seriously, the IAAF needs to act firmly on Jama Aden, if found guilty

Christopher Kelsall June 30, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated If Somalian athletics Coach Jama Aden was indeed caught with and arrested for being in possession of performance enhancing drugs for the purpose of injecting or supplying athletes,

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

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

Christopher Kelsall June 27, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated No way should women with hyperandrogenism like South Africa’s Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand of India compete in the Olympic Games against women, without regulation of their testosterone

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Herr Hajo Seppelt should be knighted and sat at the Holy See

Herr Hajo Seppelt should be knighted and sat at the Holy See

Dick Straight June 22, 2016 0

  Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or position of Athletics Illustrated or affiliated online publications. @TheStraightReport The Rio Olympic Games will be

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Portland Track Festival causes shift in Canadian athletics landscape

Portland Track Festival causes shift in Canadian athletics landscape

Christopher Kelsall June 13, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The list of potential Team Canada members going to the Rio Olympic Trials, just shifted a little during the Portland Track Festival. The implications should make for intriguing

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Should Lanni Marchant be permitted to race both the marathon and 10,000-metre events in Rio?

Should Lanni Marchant be permitted to race both the marathon and 10,000-metre events in Rio?

Christopher Kelsall June 3, 2016 1

Read message board thread, here>> © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Earlier today it was reported by Canadian Running Magazine that there is a possibility that Canada’s fastest marathon runner, Lanni Marchant, will not be

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Who is Mo Ahmed?

Who is Mo Ahmed?

Christopher Kelsall May 29, 2016 3

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated St. Catharine, Ontario native Mo Ahmed has long been running in the shadow – at least within the Canadian media’s view – of Vancouver Island’s Cam Levins. They

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

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

Christopher Kelsall May 9, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The 2016 IAAF Rome World Race Walking Team Championships took place over the weekend and some of the usual suspects hit the podium hard including China and Italy.

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Carl Lewis is an egomaniacal loudmouth

Carl Lewis is an egomaniacal loudmouth

Dick Straight March 10, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or position of Athletics Illustrated or affiliated online

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