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Gebrselassie leads protest over Ethiopia Athletics Federation Rio 2016 selection policy

Gebrselassie leads protest over Ethiopia Athletics Federation Rio 2016 selection policy

Christopher Kelsall June 9, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Double Olympic gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie led a group of athletes and coaches which descended on the Ethiopia Athletics Federation (EAF) headquarters in protest against their Rio 2016 selection policy. The EAF

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Haile Gebrselassie retires from athletics

Haile Gebrselassie retires from athletics

Dick Straight May 10, 2015 0

Global Sports Communication Running legend Haile Gebrselassie announced his retirement from competitive running at the Great Manchester Run today where he ran his last competitive race. Haile Gebrselassie chose the Great Manchester Run for his

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Mohammed Aman Interview

Mohammed Aman Interview

Christopher Kelsall February 19, 2015 1

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Mohammed Aman is an Ethiopian middle-distance runner who specialises in the 800-metre event, a rarity for an Ethiopian, as the country typically produces world-class athletes that compete over

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Marathon World Records: Is it time for course categorisation?

Marathon World Records: Is it time for course categorisation?

Christopher Kelsall December 23, 2014 1

“Purely for conjecture and entertainment purposes, should the marathon have different categories to determine world best performances?” The term “marathon world record” is used to describe the world’s fastest time that is run on a recognised

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Will Kenenisa Bekele Break the World Marathon Record in Chicago and be considered the greatest distance runner in history?

Will Kenenisa Bekele Break the World Marathon Record in Chicago and be considered the greatest distance runner in history?

Christopher Kelsall August 15, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The marathon world record should be challenged this autumn when the world’s fastest man over both the 5,000m and 10,000m distances, Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia, will run the

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Coolsaet Set to Challenge the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon

Coolsaet Set to Challenge the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon

Christopher Kelsall April 11, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Reid Coolsaet of Guelph, Ontario will be competing in this Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon. He will be seeking a personal best time, a new Canadian record and

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How will Farah fair at the Virgin Money London Marathon?

How will Farah fair at the Virgin Money London Marathon?

Christopher Kelsall April 10, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Discussion here. There is a fantastic amount of interest and intrigue centred on British athlete Mo Farah for running his first marathon this Sunday at the 2014 Virgin Money

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Patrick Makau Interview

Patrick Makau Interview

Christopher Kelsall February 28, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Patrick Makau Musyoki, best known simply as Patrick Makau, is a former marathon world record holder. He ran the 2011 edition of the Berlin Marathon in 2:03:38, which

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Third-World Doping Cheats Are Testing Positive: What Has Changed?

Third-World Doping Cheats Are Testing Positive: What Has Changed?

Christopher Kelsall February 7, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Two of the world’s superpowers in the sport of athletics are Jamaica in sprinting and Kenya in middle-distance and long-distance running. After several years of world domination by

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Haile Gebrselassie Going for World Masters Marathon Record

Haile Gebrselassie Going for World Masters Marathon Record

Christopher Kelsall February 5, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Haile Gebrselassie is seeking to break the Masters (40-plus) World Marathon record this spring. He has committed to compete in the 2014 Haspa Hamburg Marathon, which will take

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