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IAAF Should Loosen its false start and lane violation criteria

betzseason369 August 25, 2012 1

By Andrew Maloney © Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated It was hard to watch the men’s 4x100m relay finals (even if you are not Canadian) for the very reason that it is painful to see

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Why wasn’t the USA Disqualified?

Why wasn’t the USA Disqualified?

Christopher Kelsall August 16, 2012 4

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated I have received a great volume of email messages about the Canadian men’s 4 x 100m relay team disqualification at the London Olympics. Many are asking for further

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Canadian Men 4 x 100m Qualifies for tomorrow’s final

Christopher Kelsall August 11, 2012 0

By Mathieu Gentès  – Athletics Canada LONDON, UK – The Canadian men’s 4×100-metres relay team finished second in their heat to automatically qualify for tomorrow evening’s final. The combination of Gavin Smellie of Etobicoke, Ont.,

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Smith and Bishop – ready to Battle the Olympic 800m

Smith and Bishop – ready to Battle the Olympic 800m

Christopher Kelsall August 7, 2012 0

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Canada has two women competing in the 800m distance event at the 2012 London Olympic Games. They are Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario and Jessica Smith of North

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Seven Canadian Athletes Qualify for Semi-Final Round on day four

Seven Canadian Athletes Qualify for Semi-Final Round on day four

Christopher Kelsall August 6, 2012 0

By Mathieu Gentes, Athletics Canada LONDON, UK – Seven Canadian track and field athletes qualified into their respective events semi final round on day four of athletics competition at the Olympic Games. Geoff Harris of Halifax,

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Coolsaet, Gillis and Wykes – Ready for Marathon Action

Coolsaet, Gillis and Wykes – Ready for Marathon Action

Christopher Kelsall July 30, 2012 0

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated For the first time since 1996 Canada is sending three male marathon runners to the Olympic Games. Dylan Wykes, Reid Coolsaet and Eric Gillis will toe the line

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Derek Drouin – Interview

Derek Drouin – Interview

Christopher Kelsall July 27, 2012 2

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Derek Drouin is an athlete from Sarnia, Ontario who has competed for the past three years at the University of Indiana and captured the NCAA Championship title in

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The False Start Rule – An Abject Failure

The False Start Rule – An Abject Failure

Christopher Kelsall July 22, 2012 0

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated The  current zero-tolerance false start rule for the sprints is an abject failure in marketing and will only serve to further alienate fans of the flagging sport of

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Jessica Smith – Interview

Jessica Smith – Interview

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2012 1

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Jessica Smith of North Vancouver, British Columbia will be competing in the 2012 London Olympic Games in the 800m distance. She is a graduate of Vancouver’s Simon Fraser

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Japan’s Olympic Track and Field Team – 2012 London Olympic Games

Japan’s Olympic Track and Field Team – 2012 London Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall July 17, 2012 0

Women’s 100 m Chisato Fukushima – 11.36 (PB: 11.36 – NR) Women’s 4 x 400 m Asami Tanno – 51.75 (PB: 51.75 – NR) Mayu Kida – 53.05 (PB: 53.05) Satomi Kubokura – 53.08 (PB: 53.08) Sayaka Aoki – 53.40

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