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Christopher Kelsall

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

Sprinters Bianca Williams and Ricardo dos Santos claim racial profiling

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Bianca Williams is accusing the Metropolitan Police in London, UK, of institutional racism and violence during a traffic stop. They say the uk isn’t racist. Yesterday routing home from training we got pulled over because...

Person of the Week for July 6, 2020: Allison Grace Morgan

Allison Grace Morgan Breaks Beer Mile World Record Thanks to Superior Drinking, Chris Robertson Gets AR at 2020 Beer Covid-19 forced the best beer milers in the world to compete virtually in 2020 for $8,000 in prize and bonus money,...

World Anti-Doping Agency releases five-year Strategic Plan

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Witold Bańka published the WADA five-year strategic plan, which is named: Leading Anti-Doping Into A New Era. Creating the strategic plan started in earnest during May of 2019. The structure...

Survey: How do you feel about doping in athletics?

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Some Athletics Illustrated swag to be prized-out for random draws of fully filled in surveys.

INADO calls out WADA for more transparency following ONDCP report

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (iNADO) calls for more transparency within the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The organisation was recently threatened to be partially defunded by the United States Office of National...

Barry Fudge’s stepping down from UK Athletics a good thing

Barry Fudge stepped down as head of UK Athletics. For UK Athletics, as long as Fudge was employed a cloud of suspicion hung over the organisatoin

Wilson Kipsang former marathon world record holder banned for four years

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Two-time London Marathon winner and former world record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya has been handed a four-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). "The World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal has banned long-distance runner...

Wodak predicted 32:41 and Kent goes “sub-29” to take first Virtual Canadian 10K Championships

Natasha Wodak and Justin Kent win Athletics Canada's Canadian Day Virtual 10K.

Russian Athletics Federation misses critical deadline; suspension continues

"We recognise these are difficult times, but we are very disappointed by the lack of progress made by RusAF in terms of the requirements set in March," said World Athletics President Sebastian Coe."

Russian Athletics Federation seeks extension on $10-million fine

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) is claiming that they do not have the funds available to pay the $10-million fine that they owe to World Athletics. They have asked for an extension and if...
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