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At the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic Canadians Performed Well

At the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic Canadians Performed Well

Christopher Kelsall May 15, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The 2015 Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic at Jack Kemp Stadium in Los Angeles started tonight at 6:15 PM PST with the women’s 3,000m steeplechase and finished

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

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

Christopher Kelsall May 13, 2015 1

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, on the curve, gaining advantage by stepping on the line,

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Tickets now available for the Victoria International Track Classic

Tickets now available for the Victoria International Track Classic

Christopher Kelsall May 13, 2015 0

JUNE 10, 2015 at Centennial Stadium By: Rachel Francois, VITC Communications VICTORIA – Tickets are now available for the annual Victoria International Track Classic (VITC). The event will take place at Centennial Stadium on June 10th,

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Continued Disgrace: More Russian Doping

Continued Disgrace: More Russian Doping

Christopher Kelsall May 13, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated In an embarrassing blow to Russian athletics “attempt” to clean up their sporting image, race-walker Tatyana Akulinushkina has received a four-year ban for doping, starting March 1st 2015;

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Bondarenko bounds in to take on Barshim at Shanghai Diamond League

Bondarenko bounds in to take on Barshim at Shanghai Diamond League

Dick Straight May 13, 2015 0

Bohdan Bondarenko will renew his high jump rivalry with Mutaz Essa Barshim at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Sunday 17 May, the second stop on this year’s IAAF Diamond League calendar. The reigning world

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Haile Gebrselassie retires from athletics

Haile Gebrselassie retires from athletics

Dick Straight May 10, 2015 0

Global Sports Communication Running legend Haile Gebrselassie announced his retirement from competitive running at the Great Manchester Run today where he ran his last competitive race. Haile Gebrselassie chose the Great Manchester Run for his

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BIG 25 Berlin with 11,480 runners

BIG 25 Berlin with 11,480 runners

Christopher Kelsall May 10, 2015 0

Sutume Kebede breaks Ethiopian 25 k record in BIG 25 Berlin, Abraham Cheroben defends with a world lead Ethiopia’s newcomer Sutume Asefa Kebede produced a stunning performance in the BIG 25 Berlin on Sunday. The

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Girmay Birhanu Favoured at Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

Girmay Birhanu Favoured at Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

Christopher Kelsall May 6, 2015 0

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 can also be said they have shifted the goal posts

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Abraham Cheroben chases fast time again in Berlin’s 25K

Abraham Cheroben chases fast time again in Berlin’s 25K

Christopher Kelsall May 6, 2015 0

Another major Berlin road race renowned for its super fast times will be started this Sunday: The BIG 25 Berlin is the event which helds the two current 25 k world records. Dennis Kimetto

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Shawn Barber, on top of the world

Shawn Barber, on top of the world

Christopher Kelsall May 4, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Toronto, Ontario’s Shawn (Shawnacy) Barber has firmly established himself as a serious threat to medal at the 2015 Pan American Games that will be taking place this summer

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