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Inside Sport’s Russian Doping Scandal: IAAF Responds to further allegations

Inside Sport’s Russian Doping Scandal: IAAF Responds to further allegations

Dick Straight December 9, 2014 0

Seb Coe’s response to Russia potentially being banned. WDR/ARD’s third installment of the series on the 2014 Russian doping scandal. from Nick Davies: In response to further allegations made last night (8) in the WRD TV programme

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Molly Huddle’s Amazing Year

Molly Huddle’s Amazing Year

Christopher Kelsall December 8, 2014 0

Huddle talks about her best performances of 2014 and what she’s looking to do in the months ahead. The last time an American woman beat Molly Huddle? You’d have to go thumbing through the calendar

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Russian doping video, by ARD German Television

Russian doping video, by ARD German Television

Christopher Kelsall December 7, 2014 0

Any of my German friends want to transcribe into English? See message board thread, here.

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Fukuoka Marathon: Makau drawing all the attention

Fukuoka Marathon: Makau drawing all the attention

Christopher Kelsall December 5, 2014 0

Five of the top seven finishers from last year’s Fukuoka International Marathon – Martin Mathathi, Joseph Gitau, Henryk Szost, Chiharu Takada and Mekubo Mogusu – will be back on the start line of the

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Russian President’s Predictable move: Robust Public Denial

Russian President’s Predictable move: Robust Public Denial

Christopher Kelsall December 4, 2014 0

As is the response anytime that a person or an organisation is caught cheating, the first move is a robust public denial. In this case the Russian Athletics Federation is denying the explosive doping

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Major Doping Scandal Brewing in Russia Thanks to German Television Documentary, ARD

Major Doping Scandal Brewing in Russia Thanks to German Television Documentary, ARD

Christopher Kelsall December 3, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated German television and radio journalist, who specialises in sport and doping investigative journalism, Hajo Seppelt, has uncovered what appears to be a doping scandal heretofore unseen in the

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Placebo effect can enhance performance – study

Placebo effect can enhance performance – study

Christopher Kelsall December 2, 2014 0

Now here is an interesting study done on runners who self-injected a saline solution…. PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING drugs can improve a runner’s best time – even when they haven’t taken them. A study examining the placebo effect found

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Best Ever Finish for Team Canada at 2014 International Chiba Ekiden

Best Ever Finish for Team Canada at 2014 International Chiba Ekiden

Christopher Kelsall November 24, 2014 0

Team Canada recorded their best ever finish today at the International Chiba Ekiden in Japan. The mixed gender relay team placed seventh overall and recorded the fastest time in Canadian history covering the 42.195

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Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles

Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles

Christopher Kelsall November 20, 2014 0

After eight races in seven months, and with 58,429 participants, the 2014 Canada Running Series came to a climactic finish October 19th following its flagship event, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Eric Gillis ran a

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Doha vs TrackTown, USA: IAAF dispels myth that Nike controls the running world

Doha vs TrackTown, USA: IAAF dispels myth that Nike controls the running world

Dick Straight November 19, 2014 0

    © Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The 2019 IAAF World Track and Field Championships have been awarded to Doha, Qatar. Congratulations to them. Qatar is working very hard at becoming a world-class (if they aren’t

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