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Turkey tests positive again and poor Ben Johnson

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Join the discussion thread here. More shame has been thrust upon the nation of Turkey today, as nine more...

Time to Ban The Turkish Athletics Federation?

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Join the discussion thread here. It is now time for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to wield...

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

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated A few of the top male and female sprinters from Jamaica and the USA have had recent out-of-competition...

The Stunning Removal of Wrestling from The Olympic Games

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated On Tuesday, February 12th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a stunning and highly criticized move to strip...
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Are National Athletics Federations Doing Enough to help WADA?

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Are athletics federations doing enough to support WADA in suspending athletes who test positive for performance enhancing drugs? Athletics...

Andrew Maloney on Lance Armstrong and Ben Johnson

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Ben Johnson - 30 for 30 If you have spent the last twenty-five years getting over the drama and...

World Marathon Majors – A pointless series

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated The World Marathon Majors series is pointless and does not accomplish what it has set out to do....

IAAF Should Loosen its false start and lane violation criteria

By Andrew Maloney © Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated It was hard to watch the men's 4x100m relay finals (even if you are not Canadian)...

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...

The False Start Rule – An Abject Failure

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated The  current zero-tolerance false start rule for the sprints is an abject failure in marketing and will only...