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Tim Montgomery had it all then his world came crashing down

Whatever happened to him? He was on top of the world, but as the saying goes, the bigger you are, the harder you fall. Tim...

Mo Farah Wins European Championships 10,000m Over Teammate Andy Vernon

© Copyright -2014 - Athletics Illustrated At the 2014 European Track and Field Championships, English double gold medallist in the 5,000m and 10,000m in both...

Is the NCAA’s business model about to collapse? The Guardian Thinks So.

Scott Lemieux writes that it is a good thing that the NCAA business model is about to collapse, but is it? An almost radical court...

Nick Willis puts on show as an organiser, then puts on a show as...

Nick Willis, New Zealand's top middle-distance runner, organised a men's elite mile race as well as a women's 800m elite race and called it...

USATF NACAC report from Kamloops

The Americans report on their athlete's performance at NACAC track and field championships. Some solid performances from Shelby Houlihan, Erin Finn, Cierra White, Ashton Purvis,...

Norway 2022 bid fears grow

Opposition to Olympic Games bid mounts as Norway deals with the possibility of a 2022 bid backlash. Oslo 2022 have sought to clarify "misconceptions" over...

Chris Solinksy moving from athlete to coach

One of Jerry Schumacher's best athletes, Chris Solinsky, who owned the American record for 10,000m and was the first non-African person to run under...

Europeans to Get Thousand hours of TV coverage of Euros!

The Europeans love their track and field. Proof of that is their offering 1000 hours of television coverage of the sport, specifically the European...

Uh Oh, Australian Athletics Authority being investigated

Australian athletics heavyweights have demanded an external investigation into the sport’s peak body as fresh allegations emerge about axed coach Eric Hollingsworth and an...

Kenya in “Rightful Place” as athletics medal leaders at Commonwealth Games

Athletics Kenya was apparently quite satisfied with their 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games performance by saying that they "took their rightful place as leaders," in...