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Christopher Kelsall

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

Mo Farah Demonstrates World Class Form Before World Championships

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Great Britain’s Mo Farah is demonstrating that he is in brilliant form and proving that he is currently the world’s most versatile distance runner. The impeccable timing of his fitness bodes well heading...

Speed River Track and Field Club – New Balance Euro Tour Kick-off

by Chris Moulton The Speed River New Balance Euro Tour kicked off in earnest this week with a pair of races in Ireland and Finland. Highlighting an outstanding evening of racing was Anthony Romaniw’s World Championships "B" Standard run in the...

This is Oxilofrine

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Two of the fastest male and female sprinters so far this year, Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell, Veronica Campbell-Brown and Sherone Simpson have tested positive for banned performance enhancing drugs. The common product among...

Gay, Powell and Simpson: Delusion is a symptom of vanity

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated A few of the top male and female sprinters from Jamaica and the USA have had recent out-of-competition blood tests return positive, indicating the use of performance enhancing drugs. The short list is...
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Kenyan 10,000m World Trials Saturday – Update: Results

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Pre-race 10,000-metre article below. Results: Men's 800m 1. Anthony Chemut 1:44.33 2. Ferguson Rotich 1:44.38 3. Jeremia Mutai 1:44.59 Women's 800m 1. Eunice Jepkoech 1:59.30 2. Janeth Jepkosgei 1:59.70 3. Winny Chebet 2:00.00 Men's 1500m 1. Silas Kiplagat 3:33.70 2. Asbel Kiprop 3:33.80 3. Nixon Chepseba...

Angela Whyte interview: 2013 Victoria Track Classic

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Miryam Bassett interview: Victoria International Track Classic

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Peter Eriksson announced as Head Coach of Athletics Canada

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Rob Guy, Chief Executive Officer and Scott MacDonald High-Performance Director with Athletics Canada officially introduced today, via conference call, the hiring of Peter Eriksson as the new Head Coach of Athletics Canada. Eriksson...

Dylan Armstrong Interview: Victoria Track Classic

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University of Guelph – FISU Update

by Chris Moulton Update: July 11, 2013: Anthony Romaniw moved into the World University Games 800-metre final in dominant fashion winning his heat in the fastest qualifying time of 1 minute 47.44 seconds.  Romaniw led from the gun taking the race...
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