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Christopher Kelsall

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

Canadian Mitton and Swede Duplantis on form leading into World Athletics Championships

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Sarah Mitton Sarah Mitton who owns the Canadian shot put record at 20.33 metres from her performance at the Canadian Championships and World Athletics Trials last week in Langley, BC, flew to Stockholm,...

Muir, Kerr, and McColgan lead Scottish team competing at Birmingham Commonwealth Games

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics IllustratedTokyo Olympic medallists Laura Muir and Josh Kerr and multi-time national record holder Eilish McColgan were named to Team Scotland competing in the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Muir earned the silver medal at...

Athletics Canada selects 54 athletes to the World Athletics Championships starting July 15 in...

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With the Canadian Championships and World Trials meet in Langley, BC (Greater Vancouver) barely tidied up, Athletics Canada (AC) wasted no time in naming the majority of Team Canada. Earlier in June, AC named racewalkers and marathon runners via...

Stockholm Diamond League live updates, schedule, results, and start lists

Follow live updates as the world's finest athletes compete in Stockholm this Thursday at the last Wanda Diamond League meeting before next month's World Athletics Championships in Oregon. Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra and his fellow Tokyo gold medallist Lamont...

Jacobs set to race de Grasse and Bol against Ukraine’s Ryzhykov at Stockholm Diamond...

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated The Stockholm Diamond League meet will take place on Thursday, June 30 at the Olympic Stadium. It's an historic site having hosted the 1912 Olympic Games there. National championships around the world are...

UK Athletics confirms technical director appointment

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UK Athletics confirmed that Stephen Maguire has been appointed to the role of technical director and will be returning to the organisation in September. The appointment will see Maguire assume leadership responsibilities and the oversight of the World Class Performance...

Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare’s doping suspension extended to 11 years

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated On February 17, 2022, the Disciplinary Tribunal suspended Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare from competition for 10 years. Okagbare has been handed five years for testing positive for a number of prohibited substances...

Great Britain and Northern Ireland team named for World Athletics Championships

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A team of 64 has been selected to represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022 . The squad has been selected with the objective of optimising medal success and also with the expectation that...

Preisner’s final preparation for the World Championships marathon included a half-marathon win on a...

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics IllustratedCanadian marathon runner, Ben Preisner, is preparing for the 2022 World Athletics Championships marathon taking place in Eugene, Oregon in July. In preparation, he competed in the Vancouver Half Marathon on Sunday, clocking...

Shericka Jackson hot, Sha’Carri Richardson not so much at respective national championships

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Shericka Jackson, now number three all-time Shericka Jackson, a 27-year-old Jamaican from Kingston, recorded a 21.55-seconds 200m sprint to complete the 100m-200m double win during the Jamaican Championships. Her 200m performance is the...
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