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TC10K: Pre-race Favourites

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:05 PM PST A strong field of elite athletes from the US, Canada and...

Sport Accord President Marius Vizer’s plea to President Bach of the IOC, backfired badly

Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The SportAccord convention that is staking place in Sochi, Russia produced a controversial speech of vitriol by its President...

Rachel Hannah’s Payton Jordan Invitational – Five Competitive Canadian Women to toe-the-line May, 2nd

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Saturday, May 2nd during the Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford University, there will be five very competitive Canadian...

Maria Bernard wins Mt. Sac Relays Invitational A 3,000m Steeplechase

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The University of British Columbia’s Maria Bernard today won her 3,000m steeplechase event at the 2015 Mt. Sac...

Vancouver Sun Run: Despite High Competition, Vancouver’s Wodak and Wiebe Seek to be Return...

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian and international athletes will be well represented at this year’s Vancouver Sun Run presented by BlueShore Financial....

Kenyans target course record in Hannover jubilee marathon race

The jubilee edition of the HAJ Hannover Marathon will be boosted by the strongest elite entry in the history of the event. Six Kenyan...

Eugene, Oregon – TRACKTOWN, USA – Gets 2021 World Championships

For more than 30 years, the United States has consistently produced the world’s best track and field teams. But the track and field world...

Volkswagen Prague Marathon: Kirui Challenges Defending Champion Terer

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Twenty-seven-year-old Kenyan Peter Kirui, who owns a marathon personal best of 2:06:31, will be challenging defending Prague Marathon...

Athletics Kenya President Isaiah Kiplagat Steps Down

Long serving Athletics Kenya (AK) president, Isaiah Kiplagat has stepped down for three months to campaign for the IAAF Vice-President post when the world...

Athletics Kenya Suspends Rosa and Volare for six months, amid an increase in doping

Athletics Kenya takes a step earlier promised to consider suspending or banning athletes as well as enablers including coaches, agents and medical personnel. AK suspended...