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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...

Renato Canova, Arthur Lydiard Roundtable – Champions Everywhere

Are Canova and Lydiard essentially based on the same underlying principles? Colin Livingstone: Canova is singing out of the same hymn sheet but does not...

How to Preserve your Relationship when Training with a Member of the Opposite Sex

By Brandon Laan This is not a lecture, rather a gentle reminder. It is no secret that training groups are a breeding ground for budding...

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...

Cross-country Respect – Where is it?

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated Frankly, it surprises me to no end why women are not waving their collective fists in the air,...