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National 10K Championships: Wodak, Marchant, Hannah, Gillis and Loiselle competing in Ottawa race weekend

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The Tamarak Ottawa 10K National Championships will prove to be a very competitive race tomorrow as Vancouver's Natasha...

WADA defend RUSADA compromise as Scott quits Compliance Review Committee

A compromise which paved the way for the lifting of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's (RUSADA) suspension has been defended by the World Anti-Doping Agency...

ISTAF in Berlin: Caster Semenya clocks fifth fastest 1,000 m during Robert Harting’s farewell...

Caster Semenya produced another extraordinary result at the 77th ISTAF in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium. A year after breaking the world best for the 600...

Pound told by Coates he does not deserve title of IOC doyen after latest...

From Inside the Games Richard Pound has been told by John Coates he does not deserve to be recognised as the doyen of the International...

Bach meets Putin at World Cup Final and claims Russian sport should be brought...

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on the success of the FIFA World Cup...

Laura Muir sets 800m indoors record

From Athletics Weekly Laura Muir smashed the Scottish indoor 800m record in Glasgow on Sunday, storming to a time of 1:59.69 at the Emirates Arena. The double European indoor...

Late-entrant Joan Melly takes surprise victory while fellow-Kenyan Gilbert Masai wins

Kenyans Gilbert Masai and Joan Melly took the 37th edition of the Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday. While Masai was among the top favourites,...

Wilson Chebet and Betsy Saina complete strong Elite Field for Frankfurt

The world-class Kenyan runners Wilson Chebet and Betsy Saina are the latest entries for the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on October 28. The addition of...

Mainova Frankfurt Marathon: Kelkile Gezahegn triumphs, Meskerem Assefa breaks women’s Course Record

Runner-up last year, this time the number one: the Ethiopian Kelkile Gezahegn won the 37th edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon in cool and...

ETHIOPIAN SENSATION SHURE DEMISE TO RUN TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

By Paul Gains As a young girl Shure Demise dreamed of becoming a world class runner like her hero and compatriot Derartu Tulu. Then, in...