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World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

A packed women’s javelin field is the best in Prefontaine Classic history. World record holder Barbora Spotakova is one of all three Rio Olympic medalists...

Spain and Mexico declared non-compliant by World Anti-Doping Agency after failing to meet deadline

From Inside the Games Spain and Mexico have been declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code after failing to meet a deadline for making required...

U.S. relay team stripped of 2012 Olympic silver medal.

In 2012, I wrote, in an article that continues to attract readers: "Why did the USA not get disqualified? Here is a picture of team USA,...

Toronto’s Justyn Knight helps Syracuse win the NCAA Cross Country Championships

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Toronto’s Justyn Knight finished fourth in the 2015 NCAA Cross Country Championships that took place today in Louisville,...

Lamine Diack, former president of the IAAF drops a bomb

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The beginning of the investigation by French authorities on disgraced former president of the International Association of Athletics...

Canadian Cross Country Championships – A few photos

Results are posted at Racedaytiming.ca More photos to come....

Has Ryan Hall finally met his match?

It appears that Ryan Hall may have met his match, well at least the right match for a coach-athlete relationship and Hall's quest to...

Canadian Olympian’s father banned from Coaching in Canada

From CBC.ca The father and coach of Canadian pole vault world champion Shawn Barber has been banned by the national governing body for track and...

Getu Feleke and Feyse Tadese added to elite field of Frankfurt Marathon

  Getu Feleke is the man with the fastest credentials going into the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on October 29. The 30-year-old Ethiopian has a highly...

Boston Marathon Champion Desiree Linden to take part in Synchrony San Diego Rock ‘n...

Rock 'n Roll Marathon The 2018 Boston Marathon Champion, Desiree Linden, is set to participate in the 2018 Synchrony Rock ‘n’ Roll® San Diego Marathon & ½...