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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...

Rob Ford, Keith Butler and Canadian Olympic Competition

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...

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

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Cameron Levins of Black Creek, British Columbia (on Vancouver Island) is one of the classiest athletes in the...

Simon Bairu – Achieving Standard

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian 10,000m record holder Simon Bairu, is in no way a shoe-in to represent Canada at the 2012...

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...