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Wodak Looking Fit Before Her Busy Spring Racing Season

Wodak Looking Fit Before Her Busy Spring Racing Season

Christopher Kelsall March 21, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak, who is one of Canada’s top distance runners, can be excused if her running goals these days are stripped down to sound bites like, “I

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High Quality Dozen challenge Honours in Prague

High Quality Dozen challenge Honours in Prague

Dick Straight March 20, 2015 0

The Czech capital will stage one of the highest calibre half marathon races anywhere in the world on March 28: a dozen runners with personal bests under 61 minutes will be on the start

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Merritt and James to meet at Shanghai Diamond League

Merritt and James to meet at Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall March 19, 2015 0

Marleen Rennings IAAF Diamond League Shanghai The world’s two greatest one-lap runners will go head-to-head for Diamond League points for the first time in 2015 at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 17 May. World 400m champion

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USATF Board and Steven Miller embarrass themselves by overruling popular vote – 392 – 70

USATF Board and Steven Miller embarrass themselves by overruling popular vote – 392 – 70

Dick Straight March 19, 2015 0

This past weekend in Santa Monica, the USA Track and Field board of directors reaffirmed its prior decision to nominate former USATF president Stephanie Hightower for a position on the IAAF Council, as reported by

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Mutaz Essa Barshim set to soar at Shanghai Diamond League

Mutaz Essa Barshim set to soar at Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall March 13, 2015 0

Global Sports Communications Asian high jump record holder Mutaz Essa Barshim will launch his 2015 IAAF Diamond League campaign in Shanghai on 17 May, the meeting organisers announced today. In 2014 it was Barshim who clinched

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Benjamin Kiptoo heads men’s elite field, defending champion Souad Ait Salem returns

Benjamin Kiptoo heads men’s elite field, defending champion Souad Ait Salem returns

Christopher Kelsall March 13, 2015 0

Winners of the Paris and Fukuoka marathons will clash at the HAJ Marathon Hannover on 19th April. Organisers of the event, which is an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, have announced major contenders for

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Nathan Tadesse Interview

Nathan Tadesse Interview

Christopher Kelsall March 12, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Nathan Tadesse is one of Canada’s top junior distance runners. The senior at North Surrey Secondary won the 2014 BC High School Cross Country Championships in Victoria, BC

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Bazan Bay 5K Images

Bazan Bay 5K Images

Christopher Kelsall March 11, 2015 0

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Angela Whyte Is On the Move. Addresses Retirement Question

Angela Whyte Is On the Move. Addresses Retirement Question

Christopher Kelsall March 8, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Two-time Olympian Angela Whyte of Edmonton, Alberta will be moving to Washington State University as an assistant coach. She was previously at the University of New Mexico as

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News: Rudisha, Rowbury, Athletics Canada and Russian Athletics Federation

News: Rudisha, Rowbury, Athletics Canada and Russian Athletics Federation

Christopher Kelsall March 6, 2015 0

Even the Kenyans know that world cross is in trouble. Here they talk about how the Kenyan trials are more difficult than the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. What will save the World Cross

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