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Relevant and recent news from around the world of running.

Russian athletes and coaches ignoring IAAF ban among allegations made in third doping documentary

From Inside the Games Russian athletes and coaches have ignored the ban placed on the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) following allegations of systemic and state-supported...

History Has Pre Classic’s International Mile Circled

Prefontaine Classic The Prefontaine Classic’s International Mile – born in 2010 after the meet became inundated by interest in its famous Bowerman Mile – is...

Chepkoech, Coburn Lead Pre Classic Women’s Steeplechase

Prefontaine Classic The world record holder will be facing the reigning world champion in the women’s steeplechase at the Prefontaine Classic. That titanic matchup is only the...

Lusapho April wins Hannover for the third time

Lusapho April took the HAJ Hannover Marathon for the third time after 2011 and 2013. The South African became the first male runner in...

National Athletes of the Week Turn in Blistering Times, Huge Marks

This week’s batch of National Athletes of the Week might be the best yet when it comes to what they accomplished as a whole...

Guilty Russian drug cheat is permitted to compete early after “cooperating with WADA”

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has decided to reduce guilty drug cheat Liliya Shobukhova's doping ban. Shobukhova's ban was...

Zimbabwe Olympic Committee President wants country to be able to compete in Commonwealth Games...

From Inside the Games Zimbabwe Olympic Committee President Admire Masenda has claimed that being able to take part again in the Commonwealth Games would help...

World record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei joins Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2018 to challenge Tirunesh...

Spain Sports Services Kenya’s world half-marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei has been added to the women’s elite field for the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon. The...

Team Canada: 2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships

Below is the list of athletes named by Athletics Canada who will be competing in the 2015 Beijing IAAF World Track and Field Championships....

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...