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

Ethiopia’s Andamlak Belihu triumphs at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2019, Kenya’s Agnes Tirop...

Andamlak Belihu is starting to become a familiar face to Indian distance running fans after he added to the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2019 title to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon crown he won seven months ago, crossing the...

Athletics South Africa to appeal Semenya testosterone ruling

From Inside the Games Athletics South Africa (ASA) will lodge an appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) decision to rule in favour of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in its landmark legal case against Caster...
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Do ketone supplements aid athletic performance or recovery?

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated There is a growing market in sports nutrition for supplementation with ketone bodies. They come in the form of salts, MCT Oil – a precursor to ketones – and off-the-shelf ketone esters. In 2017,...

Summit Meeting: Samba vs. Benjamin in Pre Classic 400 Hurdles

Prefontaine Classic There hasn’t been this much excitement in the men’s 400-meter hurdles for more than 30 years. The Prefontaine Classic’s field is its best ever, including the Rio Olympic gold medalist and winners of the last three IAAF Diamond League...

2019 TC10K race video – lead runners

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Warning: some of the video footage is shaky due to road work. The 2019 TC10K race video includes footage of lead men and lead women through to the finish. Kenya's Haron Sirma and Calgary's...

Georgia Ellenwood to compete at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Gary Kingston - Harry Jerome Track Classic Just a couple centimetres more stretch through the long jump pit, a little more oomph in the shot put circle, maybe a centimetre or two added to her high jump best. For heptathlete Georgia...

Chepkoech, Coburn Lead Pre Classic Women’s Steeplechase

Prefontaine Classic The world record holder will be facing the reigning world champion in the women’s steeplechase at the Prefontaine Classic. That titanic matchup is only the tip of the iceberg for a deep field that could even surpass September’s World Championships, which will...

Office of the Athletics Canada Commissioner Expels Andy McInnis and Ken Porter of the...

Below is a release from Athletics Canada's Commissioner's Office in regards to the interim suspension of Ken Porter and Andy McInnis. They are now banned for life for inappropriate conduct towards athletes. Athletics Canada The Athletics Canada Commissioner’s Office announced today that...

Critics of WADA decision to reinstate Russia are about politics not clean sport, claims...

Sir Craig Reedie, president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has been criticised in the past for making comments around anti-doping. This time, he said that opponents of Russia being reinstated are taking that stance because of politics, not...

Eliud Kipchoge to attempt sub two-hour marathon in 2019

Global Sports Communications The sub-two-hour marathon is the last great barrier of modern athletics. Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon runner, will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, a special marathon being run between late September and early...