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Ethiopians plan fast Hamburg race in contest for Olympic places

Ethiopians plan fast Hamburg race in contest for Olympic places

Christopher Kelsall April 15, 2016 0

  A quintet from the impressive stable of Ethiopia’s world class runners will be aiming for top times with Olympic selection in mind at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday. Among those striving for the

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UBC Open: Competitor list

UBC Open: Competitor list

Christopher Kelsall March 24, 2016 0

Athletics Illustrated will be on hand for the Friday portion of the meet. The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds will be hosting their annual UBC Open on March 25th and 26th, at the Rashpal Dhillon Track and Field

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The IAAF takes steps to monitor Russia’s obligations towards reinstatement

The IAAF takes steps to monitor Russia’s obligations towards reinstatement

Christopher Kelsall December 12, 2015 0

The governing body of the sport of athletics is taking the right direction in first banning Russia or the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) from competing until they demonstrate that they have followed certain criteria.

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Natasha Wodak and Matthew Hughes win Canadian 5K Road Championships

Natasha Wodak and Matthew Hughes win Canadian 5K Road Championships

Christopher Kelsall September 13, 2015 0

Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The Canadian 5K Road Race Championships took place Sunday, September 13th in Yorkville, Ontario and appeared to be an unofficial battle between Greater Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area.

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Gold for Canada: Shawn Barber earns gold in the Pole Vault

Gold for Canada: Shawn Barber earns gold in the Pole Vault

Christopher Kelsall August 24, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Toronto’s Shawn Barber cleared his first four pole vault attempts to earn the gold medal at the world championships on Monday, clearing 5.90-metres. This is his first major

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2015 IAAF Track and Field Championships: Day 2, Bolt and Ennis-Hill win.

2015 IAAF Track and Field Championships: Day 2, Bolt and Ennis-Hill win.

Christopher Kelsall August 23, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Canada’s Brianne Theisen-Eaton won her third silver medal in the heptathlon event, one indoors (pentathlon) in the 2014 Sopot, Poland world indoors and two outdoors in the 2013

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Michael Ashenden’s response to Lord Sebastion Coe

Michael Ashenden’s response to Lord Sebastion Coe

Dick Straight August 17, 2015 1

Dear Lord Coe, I trace my passion for antidoping back to one morning in the athletes dining hall at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). I sat alone with an athlete who was jetlagged from

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USATF and the IAAF are fumbling around in their leadership

USATF and the IAAF are fumbling around in their leadership

Christopher Kelsall August 10, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The USATF claim that their overall goal it to make a positive impact in communities across the United States and worldwide. As the USATF prepares to send their

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2015 Toronto Pan Am Games Women’s Marathon Predictions

2015 Toronto Pan Am Games Women’s Marathon Predictions

Christopher Kelsall July 15, 2015 0

Updated: July 16 2:42 PM PST © Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The 2015 Toronto Pan Am/Para Pan Am Games athletics events start off with the women’s marathon race Saturday the 18th of July. Listed

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Marchant and Coolsaet Win 2015 Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Marchant and Coolsaet Win 2015 Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Christopher Kelsall June 28, 2015 0

Lanni Marchant, who lives in Chattanooga, TN continues to roll as she raced the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon today in very warm temperatures and still ran a fast time of 71:03, just 16 second

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