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Dick Pound: “The real issue seems to be that I failed to participate in a lynching.  I don’t do lynchings”

Dick Pound: “The real issue seems to be that I failed to participate in a lynching. I don’t do lynchings”

Christopher Kelsall February 2, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated “Coe’s record speaks pretty well for itself, especially in generating enthusiasm for the London bid, leading the successful campaign, and then being the public face and motivator of

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IAAF should have acted quicker to deal with “19th century” governance structure, claims Pound

IAAF should have acted quicker to deal with “19th century” governance structure, claims Pound

Christopher Kelsall January 9, 2016 0

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) officials, including the body’s current President Sebastian Coe, should have acted quicker to remedy problems in the organisation, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Independent Commission

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Russian doping is deep-rooted, culturally embedded and is criminal in its Mafia-like operation

Russian doping is deep-rooted, culturally embedded and is criminal in its Mafia-like operation

Christopher Kelsall November 9, 2015 0

Dick Pound, the founder and former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency just wrapped up an 11-month investigation into apparent systematic doping in Russia as well as high level corruption in Russian athletics and

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The needle and the damage done: IAAF Commission Investigation to be revealed

The needle and the damage done: IAAF Commission Investigation to be revealed

Christopher Kelsall November 5, 2015 1

Read: Ban Russia Now. © Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Richard Pound, the founder and past President of the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) will announce from Geneva, Switzerland on Monday, November 9th what he and

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Doping Bans Increased According to new Anti-doping Code

Doping Bans Increased According to new Anti-doping Code

Christopher Kelsall January 2, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has stepped up recently in regards to battling the performance enhancing drug (PED) problem that appears to be plaguing the sport of athletics. The

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Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013

Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013

Christopher Kelsall December 23, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013 To decide what was the biggest piece of Canadian athletics news during 2013, would be a decision based as much on

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World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

Christopher Kelsall November 9, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On the eve of The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) conference that takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, ‘to help shape the future of one of the most pressing

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The Stunning Removal of Wrestling from The Olympic Games

The Stunning Removal of Wrestling from The Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall February 15, 2013 5

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On Tuesday, February 12th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a stunning and highly criticized move to strip wrestling, one of the world’s oldest sports, from the Olympics.

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Dick Pound – Interview

Dick Pound – Interview

Christopher Kelsall January 9, 2013 4

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Richard (Dick) Pound is the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). It was his brainchild to put the agency together and he was responsible for the

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Are National Athletics Federations Doing Enough to help WADA?

Are National Athletics Federations Doing Enough to help WADA?

Christopher Kelsall October 20, 2012 2

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Are athletics federations doing enough to support WADA in suspending athletes who test positive for performance enhancing drugs? Athletics Kenya’s Chairman Isaiah Kiplagat, gave a one week ultimatum to

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