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Runner, writer, race director, coach, website-guy and Lydiard advocate.

Wood replaces Taylor as WADA compliance panel chairman; UK Athletics name interim president

From Inside the Games Experienced Australian lawyer and judge James Wood has been appointed to replace Britain's Jonathan Taylor as chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Compliance Review Committee. The 78-year-old was confirmed as Taylor's successor at an extraordinary WADA...
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Video: 2020 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

Worknesh Degefa produced the top performance of the day when she won the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon for a second time after her debut win in 2017. The Ethiopian clocked a fast time of 2:19:38 which is also the 2020...

U.S. lawmakers seek to imprison doping violators

Submitted by Tuomas Turunen Apparently, the White House is going to severely punish athletes around the world for anti-doping rule violations during competitions in which the U.S. interests are affected. This goal is to be achieved by passing the Rodchenkov...

Moscow Laboratory provisionally suspended by WADA

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Moscow Laboratory infamous for apparently having its data tampered with and noteworthy as it was central in the systematic doping scandal leading up to the All Russia Athletics Federation ban is now...

Sean Chester and Ian Searle look to challenge Cobble Hill 10K

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Cobble Hill 10K is a give-or-take 450-participant race on southern Vancouver Island and is race #2 of the eight-event Vancouver Island Race Series. The 13-year-long-running event has always been considered a reasonably...

Regan Yee runs a new indoor 3,000m best to qualify for NYRR Millrose Games,...

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Langley Mustangs Endurance Group athlete and former Trinity Western University Spartan Regan Yee won the 3,000m indoor meet at the University of Washington on Saturday, Jan. 18. She finished in a new personal...

Eilish McColgan wins weekend double in Bermuda

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Eilish McColgan won the BF&M 10K road race in comfortable fashion on Sunday in Bermuda, clocking the time of 33:28. She finished behind just eight men. The second woman in the race was Nuhamin Bogale...

Russia’s Doping General Director; bold and impudent

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated In a fantastical and sort of dystopian effort to deflect from their very own hideous mess to do with systematic doping, bribery, cover-ups, data-tampering and extortion, Russian Anti-Doping general director Margarita Pakhnotskaya suggested...

National Records and Monumental Comebacks rule the day in Houston

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Chevron Houston Marathon and accompanying Aramco Houston Half Marathon have become defacto annual trials of sorts. It’s where many athletes go to achieve standards for global championships or to qualify for the...

Watch the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 live!

The 2020 Tata Mumbai Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label Road Race and one of Asia's leading marathons, will take place on Sunday, January 19 and will be streamed live from 0130-0600 GMT / 0230-0700 CET via the event website. A...
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