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Five medals on day one as Vikes run rampant at Canada West Track Championships

Five medals on day one as Vikes run rampant at Canada West Track Championships

Dick Straight February 25, 2017 0

Vikes Communications The day couldn’t have gone much better for the UVic Vikes track team as they got their 2017 Canada West Track Championships started with a bang, picking up five medals on day one

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Jessica Augusto targets Rosa Mota’s record in Hamburg Marathon

Jessica Augusto targets Rosa Mota’s record in Hamburg Marathon

Dick Straight February 23, 2017 0

Jessica Augusto will have her sights set on record-breaking when she stands on the start line of the Haspa Hamburg Marathon on April 23. It’s a record with special significance for the Portuguese runner

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon earns IAAF Gold Label status

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon earns IAAF Gold Label status

Dick Straight February 23, 2017 0

Paul Gains For the third consecutive year the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been awarded an IAAF Gold Label, an accolade which solidifies its inclusion amongst the world’s most prestigious city marathons. The news comes as

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Carter launches CAS appeal against Beijing 2008 relay disqualification

Carter launches CAS appeal against Beijing 2008 relay disqualification

Dick Straight February 17, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has launched an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the ruling that saw his country’s 4×100 metres relay team, including Usain Bolt, stripped

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Harry Jerome Track Classic to move venues

Harry Jerome Track Classic to move venues

Christopher Kelsall February 16, 2017 0

The 2017 Harry Jerome Track Classic will be held in a different location than in past years. On June, 28th the long-running track and field meet will take place at the Town Centre Stadium

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Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Christopher Kelsall February 14, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated  Title: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Author: Haruki Murakami Pages: 180 Publisher: Vintage Books, a division of Random House Inc., New York ISBN: 978-0-307-38983-1 What I Talk About When

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Savinova stripped of Olympic gold medal and given four-year doping ban by CAS

Savinova stripped of Olympic gold medal and given four-year doping ban by CAS

Dick Straight February 11, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Russian 800 metres runner Mariya Savinova has been stripped of her London 2012 Olympic gold medal and banned for four years for doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The

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Canadian marathon runners get new lease on life with new Worlds standards

Canadian marathon runners get new lease on life with new Worlds standards

Christopher Kelsall February 11, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Athletics Canada re-released the highly anticipated qualification standards for the 2017 London IAAF World Track and Field Championships today. The marathon event may be the most affected by

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Shawn Barber leads Canadian top 20 list

Shawn Barber leads Canadian top 20 list

Christopher Kelsall February 9, 2017 0

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Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Dick Straight February 9, 2017 0

World record holder Renaud Lavillenie will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a 5th time, and prime among his challengers will be both Thiago Braz– who famously thwarted the Frenchman’s bid for a second Olympic

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