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Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele to face strong competition at Berlin Marathon

  Expectations are high once again for a very fast race in the 43rd edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 25. All the omens...

Oxland captures gold, leads Vikes to strong finish at nationals

Vikes Communications Thomas Oxland of the UVic Vikes track team ran a perfectly patient race, biding his time before exploding down the stretch to capture a...

Florence Kiplagat Breaks World Half Marathon Record

Competing in the same race in which she broke the world record last year, Florence Kiplagat improved on her own half-marathon mark at the...

GSC athletes ready for Olympic Games

Global Sports Communications This Friday, 12th of August, the athletics program at the Olympic Games will start. Global Sports Communication has a very diverse group...

Should Athletics Canada bend their own rules in order to send the most competitive...

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Currently, if an athlete wants to compete internationally for Canada, there are several steps towards successfully being nominated...

Russian Olympic Committee boss insists doping crisis is “reversed” as IOC support welcomed

From Inside the Games Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Stanislav Pozdnyakov believes the crisis in Russian sport has been reversed and that they are now...

Solomon Deksisa and Shitaye Eshete triumph in Hamburg

Ethiopians world-class runners dominated the Haspa Marathon Hamburg, taking all three places on the podium: Solomon Deksisa won with 2:06:34, the third fastest time ever...

Melissa Bishop’s national indoor record

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario won the 800-metre event at the Athlone International indoor track meet that took...

National Track League wraps up, global championships set to begin

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Edmonton, Alberta, dubbed TrackTown Canada for summer 2015 is hosting a total of three major track meets  including...

The Prefontaine Classic is back on top of the IAAF Diamond League podium

Prefontaine Classic The Prefontaine Classic is back on top of the IAAF Diamond League podium.  For the second time in four years, the iconic American meet...