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IAAF World Track and Field Championships begin August 22nd

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The 2015 Beijing IAAF World Track and Field Championships run from the August 22nd to August 30th in...

Six African countries targeted to host 2025 IAAF World Championships

From Inside the Games Plans are in place to ensure a country in Africa hosts the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships by...

Natasha Wodak Breaks Canadian 10,000m Record, Qualifies for Olympics

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The 10,000m women’s race (section 1) at the Payton Jordan Invitational tonight lived up to its billing, as...

The Shot’s Heavy Hitters to Meet at Pre Classic

Prefontaine Classic The planet’s two best men’s shot putters are ready for a new duel at the Prefontaine Classic.  For the first time, both are...

Shlyakhtin elected as new Russian athletics head amid doping scandal

Dmitry Shlyakhtin has been elected as the new President of the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) as the organisation looks to overturn its ban from...

Coe criticised in British Parliamentary report for infamous “declaration of war” speech after claims...

From Inside the Games A British Parliamentary report into doping in sport has heavily criticised International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe after...
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Sarah Inglis and Geoff Martinson win the Under Armour Eastside 10K

Serena Vampa Geoff Martinson cruised to a comfortable victory in 30:00 at this morning’s Under Armour Eastside 10k in Vancouver.  Falkirk, Scotland’s Sarah Inglis claimed a...

Mohammed Ahmed takes well travelled route in setting national 5,000-metre record

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Following the well travelled route from the Wisconsin Badgers to the Bowerman Track Club to a national record,...

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...

Echikunwoke, Valles Earn Berths into NCAA Indoor Meet

Alex Ryan The NCAA has announced the participants into the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships with University of Cincinnati student-athletes Annette Echikunwoke and...