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Gay, Powell and Simpson: Delusion is a symptom of vanity

Gay, Powell and Simpson: Delusion is a symptom of vanity

Christopher Kelsall July 15, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated A few of the top male and female sprinters from Jamaica and the USA have had recent out-of-competition blood tests return positive, indicating the use of performance enhancing

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The Stunning Removal of Wrestling from The Olympic Games

The Stunning Removal of Wrestling from The Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall February 15, 2013 5

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On Tuesday, February 12th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a stunning and highly criticized move to strip wrestling, one of the world’s oldest sports, from the Olympics.

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Are National Athletics Federations Doing Enough to help WADA?

Are National Athletics Federations Doing Enough to help WADA?

Christopher Kelsall October 20, 2012 2

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Are athletics federations doing enough to support WADA in suspending athletes who test positive for performance enhancing drugs? Athletics Kenya’s Chairman Isaiah Kiplagat, gave a one week ultimatum to

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Andrew Maloney on Lance Armstrong and Ben Johnson

Andrew Maloney on Lance Armstrong and Ben Johnson

Christopher Kelsall October 19, 2012 2

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Ben Johnson – 30 for 30 If you have spent the last twenty-five years getting over the drama and disappointment of Ben Johnson’s world record gold medal win in

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World Marathon Majors – A pointless series

World Marathon Majors – A pointless series

Christopher Kelsall October 2, 2012 2

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated The World Marathon Majors series is pointless and does not accomplish what it has set out to do. Most world-class marathon runners that are focused on peaking for

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IAAF Should Loosen its false start and lane violation criteria

IAAF Should Loosen its false start and lane violation criteria

betzseason369 August 25, 2012 1

By Andrew Maloney © Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated It was hard to watch the men’s 4x100m relay finals (even if you are not Canadian) for the very reason that it is painful to see

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Why wasn’t the USA Disqualified?

Why wasn’t the USA Disqualified?

Christopher Kelsall August 16, 2012 4

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Update: May 13, 2015: USA stripped of 2012 Olympic silver medal. I have received a great volume of email messages about the Canadian men’s 4 x 100m relay team

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The False Start Rule – An Abject Failure

The False Start Rule – An Abject Failure

Christopher Kelsall July 22, 2012 1

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated The  current zero-tolerance false start rule for the sprints is an abject failure in marketing and will only serve to further alienate fans of the flagging sport of

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Rob Ford, Keith Butler and Canadian Olympic Competition

Rob Ford, Keith Butler and Canadian Olympic Competition

betzseason369 July 21, 2012 0

By Andrew Maloney © Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Rob Ford’s New Perspective As nice as it is to see Toronto mayor Rob Ford finally stop bashing the city’s hosting of the Pan-American Games and finally

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Classy Cameron Levins – NCAA Division 1, 10,000m Champion

Classy Cameron Levins – NCAA Division 1, 10,000m Champion

Christopher Kelsall June 7, 2012 1

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Cameron Levins of Black Creek, British Columbia (on Vancouver Island) is one of the classiest athletes in the NCAA. He also became the first student to win a

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