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

Another Russian athlete, pole vaulter, Lyudmila Eremina, suspended for doping

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Twenty-nine-year-old Russian pole vaulter Lyudmila Eremina has been banned for two years as she tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene. She was suspended as of Oct....

Runner charged by protective female cougar in Utah for over six minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Pg2CDCm34w&feature=emb_logo Kyle Burgess, a runner in Utah, ran into a mother cougar and her cubs on a trail.Burgess recorded what he thought were bobcats. Burgess did the...

DuChene and Coolsaet lead recreational teams in Athletics Canada 42K Relay Challenge

By Paul GainsCanadian Olympic marathoners Krista DuChene and Reid Coolsaet will lead teams of runners - whom they also coach as part of the newly formed 'Bayfront Endurance' group - in this weekend’s Athletics Canada 42K Relay...

Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru suspended by Athletics Integrity Unit

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Kenyan Runner Daniel Wanjiru has been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for a period of four years for the use of a banned substance.

Athletics Canada withdraws team from 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships

Athletics Canada With the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, staff and volunteers in mind, Athletics Canada has withdrawn the team of five athletes who were going to represent Canada at the 2020...

Katie Schide and Germain Grangier surmount the Alps and stand on the shoulders of...

On Running On July 19th this year, partners Katie Schide and Germain Grangier left Cervina in Italy on an epic journey, knowing their ultimate challenge would command a deep understanding and utmost respect for...

Rimi Riga Marathon cancelled at the last minute for political reasons says organiser Aigars...

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated  The Rimi Riga Marathon was cancelled just hours before it was to be run for political reasons says race organiser Aigars Nords.Jurijs Perevoščikovs, a spokesperson for the...

Sifan Hassan ends her season early

Press release - Global Sports Communications After a short but tiring season, athlete Sifan Hassan has decided not to participate in World Athletics Half Marathon Championships is Gdynia, Poland. Sifan Hassan,...

Interview with Eliud Kipchoge one-year from running the marathon distance in 1:59:40

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Jyp5StAWUk Kipchoge celebrating 1:59:40 One year today marks the anniversary of the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, where Kenyan-born Eliud Kipchoge made sporting history by becoming the first person ever to run a marathon in under...

Person of the Week for the week of October 12, 2020: Sir Brendan Foster

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Athletics Illustrated Person of the Week honours for the week ofOctober 12, 2020, goes to English runner, race organiser, and broadcaster Brendan Foster. Foster was...
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