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Unbroken: Leads at the Box Office

The running community has long wondered if Hollywood will ever get it right when making a running movie. More often than not movie-makers seem...

Canadian Running Magazine’s Community Pillar of the Year: Rob Reid

  Rob Reid, owner of Frontrunners Footwear in Victoria, was selected for this award because of his dedication to the running community as well as...

United States Anti-Doping Agency Does the Right Thing

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) got it right Wednesday, December 17th, when they announced the banning American...

Agenda 2020: 10,000m, 200m, Shot-put and Race-walk are staying in the Olympics

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Recently, the focus from sports media on race-walking has unfortunately been all about whether the event will survive...

Bekele to run Standard Dubai Marathon

Athletics Illustrated with files from Race News Service. Image credit: Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon The Standard Dubai Marathon will host the world’s fastest runner over the...

The Russian and IAAF drama continues amid more damning evidence

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated See message board thread, here. Hajo Seppelt, the German journalist who was the first to report on the ease...

Three IAAF Officials step down amid mass drug and bribary allegations

Athletics’ doping and corruption scandal caused three of the world governing body’s senior officials to quit on Thursday as it began to wake up...

WADA to investigate ARD-WDR Story

Following careful review of a series of documentary programs aired over the past week in Germany, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that...

New Corruption Scandal: IAAF President’s son ask for bribes?

The son of the IAAF President, Lamine Diack apparently demanded $5 million in payments to approve the Doha, Qatar bid to win the right...

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

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...