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Mohammed Ahmed takes well travelled route in setting national 5,000-metre record

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Following the well travelled route from the Wisconsin Badgers to the Bowerman Track Club to a national record,...

Kenyan duo of Peres Jepchirchir and Daniel Chebii go in search of fresh roads...

By Andy Edwards The Kenyan talents of Peres Jepchirchir and Daniel Chebii will complete a busy week when they line up at the Mattoni Usti...

Was Gladys Tejeda on PEDS? Should Da Silva, Flanagan and Hannah move up in...

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The 2015 Pan American Games women’s marathon winner, Gladys Tejeda of Peru tested positive or more accurately testers...

Peres Jepchirchir runs world 10k lead to win women’s title, Daniel Chebii confirms Kenyan...

By Andy Edwards Peres Jepchirchir gave ample proof of her status as a rising star among the distance events by running 30:55, the fastest time...

Busted: Gladys Tejeda Peruvian Olympic gold medallist

Julio César Maglione, president of the Pan American Sports Organization (Odepa, Spanish acronym) announced that Gladys Tejeda tested positive for doping, after she won...

Athletics Canada needs your help

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Athletics Canada needs your feedback. They are currently working with a team of race directors to develop national...

Geoffrey Ronoh sets sights on his own course record while Kenyans Caroline Kilel and...

By Andy Edwards Geoffrey Ronoh, the defending champion in the Birell Prague Grand Prix, leads parallel lives. He is as committed to his career as...

Deressa Chimsa Returning to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

by Paul Gains Deressa Chimsa thrilled spectators at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon two years ago, running away from an incredibly strong field and claiming...

Enthusiasm for Toronto 2024 dimming

Proponents of Toronto's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics will have to quell serious concerns about launching a campaign after the head...

Commonwealth and Olympic Games News

Martin elected President of Commonwealth Games Federation as she unseats Prince Imran Scotland's Louise Martin has been elected President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF),...