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Christopher Kelsall

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

Olympic Games Decision expected mid-April; African Nations Pressure IOC to Run Games as Planned

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated While the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) leads the world with their announcement that they will be sending no athletes to a 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games due to the COVID-19 epidemic, others continue to...

Sebastian Coe penned letter to Thomas Bach to postpone 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Sebastian Coe, president of World Athletics (WA) penned a letter to the president of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, to consider postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)...

Nations put pressure on International Olympic Committee to postpone Tokyo Games; Canada drops out

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated On Friday, the Norwegian Olympic Committee and the Confederation of Sports (NIF) put pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to not go ahead with the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. They penned the...

More Open Letters requesting Olympic Games be Postponed

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated In a letter published on their Twitter account @usatf, United States Track and Field (USATF) member Max Siegel wrote that the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee should postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympic...
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Athletics Illustrated Person of the Week

Athletics Illustrated Person of the Week (POW) will be coming soon. Stay tuned. We thought of "Runner of the Week," but then we could only pick runners for the weekly mention. We thought of "Athlete of the Week," but then...

Norwegian Olympic Committee asks International Olympic Committee to wait for COVID-19 to subside

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) wrote to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to request that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games not take place until the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided. It...

Coe and Abe not Ready to Cancel Olympics

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Lord Sebastian Coe, president of World Athletics says that a decision to cancel the 2020 Tokyo Olympics does not have to be made yet. Likewise, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was not yet...

International Olympic Committee Receives Criticism with Plans to Stage Olympics in 2020

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been adamant that they will continue with plans to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games starting July 24. As the COVID-19 pandemic changes daily, by July, the global...

Athletics Activity in Australia postponed until May 1

Athletics Australia Athletics Australia wishes to advise that we, along with our State Member Associations have decided and agree to the postponement of all competitions and events until May 1, 2020, at the earliest. This includes local and state cross-country,...

Harry Jerome Track Classic: Cancelled

New release: Achilles International Track Society announces the annual Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic, scheduled for Burnaby’s Swangard Stadium, Saturday, May 30, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus. “The safety of our families and our community should...
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