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Top Junior Men – Canadian Cross Country Championships

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Saturday, November 30th the best junior runners in Canada will be competing at the National Cross Country Championships...

Bekele set to chase Kimetto’s 25km world record at Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2017

Mutliple world champion and world record holder Kenenisa Bekele will be looking to add to his list of record performances at the TataSteel Kolkata 25K on...

Girmay Birhanu Favoured at Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

by Paul Gains Three decades ago, the East African domination of marathon running began with both quality and quantity of great runners increasing exponentially. It...

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Warner wins gold, sets records. Marchant takes bronze. De Grasse and Hyacinthe qualify

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Damian Warner earned gold today at the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games by breaking the Canadian and Pan...

Catherine Watkins Chasing Canadian Masters’ Marathon Record

Paul Gains If things go according to plan, Catherine Watkins will be a new Canadian Masters’ record holder in the marathon come October 22nd. The 46-year-old...

Melissa Bishop to race Brenda Martinez at Harry Jerome Track Classic

From Harry Jerome Track Classic Canada’s Melissa Bishop, the 2015 World Championship silver medallist in the 800-metre event, ran a personal best in the 1500-metre...

Harry Jerome Track Classic takes on new importance

Harry Jerome Track Classic The annual Harry Jerome Track Classic is recognized as one of the top International track and field meets in North America...

Amane Beriso to Challenge Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Record

Paul Gains Ethiopia’s representation at this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon just got stronger with the addition of Amane Beriso to the elite women’s field. With...

Is the NCAA’s business model about to collapse? The Guardian Thinks So.

Scott Lemieux writes that it is a good thing that the NCAA business model is about to collapse, but is it? An almost radical court...