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Who is Mo Ahmed?

Who is Mo Ahmed?

Christopher Kelsall May 29, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated St. Catharine, Ontario native Mo Ahmed has long been running in the shadow – at least within the Canadian media’s view – of Vancouver Island’s Cam Levins. They

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Genevieve Lalonde’s 3,000m steeplechase record

Genevieve Lalonde’s 3,000m steeplechase record

Christopher Kelsall May 29, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  On Saturday, Moncton’s Genevieve Lalonde broke the Canadian 3,000-metre steeplechase record, during the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League track meet that took place in Portland, Oregon. She crossed the

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Twenty-three athletes fail drugs tests after London 2012 reanalysis

Twenty-three athletes fail drugs tests after London 2012 reanalysis

Christopher Kelsall May 28, 2016 0

Inside the Games Twenty-three athletes have tested positive for banned substances following reanalysis of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, it has been confirmed. The athletes come from six different countries with the failures spanning five

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British Legend Mo Farah Seeks Fast Time in Pre Classic 10k

British Legend Mo Farah Seeks Fast Time in Pre Classic 10k

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic Mo Farah will add to his incredible legacy as one of the all-time distance greats by headlining a loaded 10,000-meter field at the Prefontaine Classic. For the sixth-straight year there will be no admission

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Brendan Hoff breaks two middle-distance records

Brendan Hoff breaks two middle-distance records

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Brendan Hoff, who is in his final year of high school at Reynolds Senior Secondary in Victoria, BC, just broke Vancouver Island middle-distance track records in the 1500

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Schippers Anchors Incredible Pre Classic Women’s 200m event

Schippers Anchors Incredible Pre Classic Women’s 200m event

Christopher Kelsall May 25, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic The Prefontaine Classic has one of its best catches in the women’s 200 meters – the World Champion–and its best and most unique half-lap field in history. It is a dream matchup that a

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Natasha Wodak proves fitness for Rio Olympics, but is it enough?

Natasha Wodak proves fitness for Rio Olympics, but is it enough?

Christopher Kelsall May 25, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak is used to waiting. Recently she waited patiently for  a foot injury to clear. It was diagnosed on January 29th as a stress fracture. Her first workout

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Melissa Bishop to race Brenda Martinez at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Melissa Bishop to race Brenda Martinez at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Christopher Kelsall May 24, 2016 0

From Harry Jerome Track Classic Canada’s Melissa Bishop, the 2015 World Championship silver medallist in the 800-metre event, ran a personal best in the 1500-metre distance last weekend on her home turf at the University

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Pre Classic Men’s 110 Hurdles Ready to Cook Again

Pre Classic Men’s 110 Hurdles Ready to Cook Again

Christopher Kelsall May 23, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic American Jarret Eaton, 26, is in the midst of his best year ever.  A former NCAA Indoor champion while at Syracuse, Eaton won his first U.S. title indoors in Portland in March, then

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New Stars to Battle Experience in Dynamic Pre Classic 400 Hurdles

New Stars to Battle Experience in Dynamic Pre Classic 400 Hurdles

Christopher Kelsall May 23, 2016 0

Prefonataine Classic Two athletes who came out of nowhere to earn their first major medals will be surrounded by four multiple medalists in the Prefontaine Classic men’s 400-meter hurdles. The race features athletes who collectively are

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