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Dayna Pidhoresky Leads Strong Field at Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Paul Gains Dayna Pidhoresky. Photo credit: Inge Johnson/Canada Run SeriesInjury free for nearly two years now, Dayna Pidhoresky has been enjoying an unprecedented block of...

Rodchenkov welcomes new act named after him seeking to criminalise doping in international competitions

From Inside the Games Grigory Rodchenkov has welcomed the introduction of a bill named after him in the House of Representatives which would establish criminal...

Two-minute mark the goal in women’s 800 metres at Harry Jerome

Gary Kingston The two-minute mark. In track and field circles, it’s a symbolic number for the women’s 800-metres, a race that is seen as the...

MEETING de PARIS : Flat out in the hurdles

SPEED IN PARIS. The slogan for the 2018 edition of the MEETING de PARIS, on Saturday 30 June at the Charléty Stadium, is not...

BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 16th September: Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang return

BMW Berlin Marathon Eliud Kipchoge’s aim at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 16 this year is clear cut: to break his personal best. Given that...

Emerald City welcomes approximately 17,000 runners for 2018 St. Jude Rock ‘n Roll Seattle...

Approximately 17,000 registered runners from age 12 to 83 took to the streets of the Emerald City this weekend to participate in the 10th running...

Sir Craig Reedie awarded Knight Grand Cross award in Queen’s birthday honours

From Inside the Games World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has been awarded the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British...

Canadian team named for China-Canada Sprint Challenge at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Gary Kingston Can the efficient execution of a quartet in smooth relay baton sync overcome a foursome with a decided edge in individual brilliance but...

WADA and IOC athlete representatives clash over participants at Global Athlete Forum

From Inside the Games A schism between athlete representatives from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has deepened after the...

Reid Coolsaet to run Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

By Paul Gains Two-time Canadian Olympian Reid Coolsaet wants it known that rumours of his retirement are greatly exaggerated, even as marathon enthusiasts are busy penciling in their choices as...