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Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall July 29, 2016 0

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has had his integrity questioned by another leading German athlete as he arrived here for the start of Rio 2016. Bach has faced severe criticism since the decision

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Running Boom in Athens: 50,000 entries and Elite Runners return to the Authentic Race

Running Boom in Athens: 50,000 entries and Elite Runners return to the Authentic Race

Christopher Kelsall July 25, 2016 0

The “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” (AMA) continues its run of success despite the tough economic situation for Greece as a whole. The organisers of the first ever classic marathon race in history, which leads

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Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about Russian doping

Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about Russian doping

Christopher Kelsall July 25, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Yuliya Stepanov, the Russian 800-metre runner who tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, then turned whistleblower on the All Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF), claims that she had informed

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Twenty-three medallists among 45 positives announced by IOC after second wave of Beijing and London retests

Twenty-three medallists among 45 positives announced by IOC after second wave of Beijing and London retests

Christopher Kelsall July 23, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have revealed that 30 athletes from Beijing 2008 and 15 from London 2012 have tested positive in the second wave of doping retests from the last

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Russian whistleblowers need your help

Russian whistleblowers need your help

Christopher Kelsall July 21, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The Russian whistleblowers Yuliya and Vitaly Stepanov, who put themselves in danger by revealing to German broadcaster ARD Television, in the documentary, The secrets of Doping: How Russia makes

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Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele duel on Berlin’s world record course

Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele duel on Berlin’s world record course

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2016 0

The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will see a duel of superstars Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele on 25th September. While Kenya’s Kipsang has already won Germany’s most prestigious road race, clocking a world record of 2:03:23

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Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has postponed a decision on Russia’s participation at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro until the end of the week, but is exploring legal

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Book Review: Olympic Collision: The story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

Book Review: Olympic Collision: The story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Title: Olympic Collision: The story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd Author: Kyle Keiderling Pages: 352 Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8032-9084-6 The story of the collision that took place between

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Meeting de Paris in Stade de France one week after Rio Olympics

Meeting de Paris in Stade de France one week after Rio Olympics

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2016 0

Just one week will separate the conclusion of the athletics events at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and the French meeting. This time frame should give the leaders of the French team the chance

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Justyn Knight: “[I will] race them without fear”

Justyn Knight: “[I will] race them without fear”

Christopher Kelsall July 15, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated “Even though they are my idols, the only way I will accomplish what they already have is if I treat them as normal competitors and race them without fear.”

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