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Muhammad’s Gold Brings Spotlight to Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

America’s first Olympic gold medalist in the women’s 400-meter hurdles returns to the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s best-ever field in the event.  The...

CAS rule Russian should be allowed to keep IAAF World Championships medal despite positive...

From Inside the Games Russia's Tatyana Andrianova will be allowed to keep the bronze medal she won in the 800 metres at the 2005 International Association...

Bobby Mack Makes Victory Lap at Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Any professional knows that the best way to retire is with one final performance of a lifetime. Hometown hero Bobby Mack did just that...

Meseret Mengistu leads strong Ethiopian quartet in Frankfurt Marathon while Germany’s Lisa Hahner runs...

Meseret Mengistu Biru, the winner of the Paris Marathon this spring, will head a strong Ethiopian women’s quartet at this year’s Frankfurt Marathon on...

President of Austria meets Vienna City Marathon winners

Vienna City Marathon Nancy Kiprop and Salaheddine Bounasser, the winners of the Vienna City Marathon, received extraordinary congratulations on their victories a day after the...

Elite field assembled for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Maurice Wilson, BC Athletics The ninth event in the 2016 BC Super Series brings athletes from Alberta and Ontario, as well as Americans and Kenyans,...

Melissa Bishop appears ready for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games 800-metre

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated It appears that Canada’s fastest active 800-metre runner, Eganville, Ontario’s Melissa Bishop is ready to take on the...

HAJ Hannover Marathon on 7 April: Gabius and Scherl hope to challenge African favourites...

Germany’s Arne Gabius and Anja Scherl hope to challenge the favourites from Kenya and Ethiopia at the HAJ Hannover Marathon on 7 April. The...

Sir Mo Farah leads sporting criticism of US immigration restrictions

From Inside the Games Four-time Olympic athletics champion Sir Mo Farah has fiercely criticised United States President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order limiting immigration as...

Simpson Takes Center Stage in Pre Classic Women’s 1500

Jenny Simpson leads the Prefontaine Classic women’s 1500 meters at Hayward Field, a track where she and legendary Mary Slaney are the only Americans ever...