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Kenyan Conseslus Kipruto tests positive for Covid-19

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Rio Olympic 3,000-metre steeplechase gold medallist Conseslus Kipruto has contracted Covid-19 and is therefore unable to compete in the Diamond League Monaco meet at the Stade Louis II next Friday, Aug. 14. He is...

Russian Athletics Federation submits roadmap to World Athletics for reinstatement

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The World Athletics Council has asked its congress to exclude the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) from membership if RusAF does not pay the $6.31 million portion of the $10 million fine that they...

Two-time European 800-metre gold medallist banned for performance-enhancing drug use

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Nataliya Krol, the two-time European 800-metre gold medallist from Ukraine has been suspended for 20 months after testing positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a banned diuretic. The Athletics Integrity Unit announced her suspension earlier this...

Russian chaos: Yuri Ganus claims false evidence used against him

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The chaos behind the iron curtain continues unabated. Yuri Ganus, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director-general, is claiming that his Supervisory Board has attempted to get him fired by using false evidence against him. The...

Banned: Turkish 3000m steeplechase athlete tested positive for steroid Turinabol

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Turkish steeplechaser Gülcan Mingir has been suspended for two years. Her performances from the 2012 London Olympic Games disqualified according to the Athletics Integrity Unit. She was provisionally suspended in February after testing positive...

World Anti-Doping Agency extremely concerned about Russian Anti-Doping Agency

The chaos going in Russian continues unabated. From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency has said it is "extremely concerned" after the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supervisory Board recommended the sacking of director general Yuri Ganus. The Supervisory Board today...

Amid other great performances John Gay sets new 5,000m personal best

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated During the Covid-19 pandemic, middle and long-distance runners as well as some sprinters are hitting all sorts of unofficial personal bests, standards, and records. There is no definitive answer as to why this is...

Person of the Week for the week of August 2, 2020: Noah Lyles

The Athletics Illustrated Person of the Week honours for the week of August 3, 2020, goes to American sprinter Noah Lyles. Lyles, one of the currently fastest sprinters in the world with bests of 9.86 100m, 19.50 200m, and...

Seiko Grand Prix athletics meet offers up fast 100m fields

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Seiko Grand Prix athletics meet, offering up the 100-metre event, was announced this week to take place at the Japan National Stadium for Aug. 23. Seiko is one of the stops on...

Banned for doping: El Mahjoub Dazza winner of Prague and Fukuoka Marathons

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated El Mahjoub Dazza, a Moroccan athlete has been handed a four-year doping ban. According to the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), the 2-hour and five-minute (2:05:26) marathon runner tested positive for a prohibited substance. He...
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