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Movie Review: Icarus; a shocking look at systematic doping in Russia

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Documentary Release: August 4, 2017 Director: Bryan Fogel Music: Adam Peters Producers: Bryan Fogel, Dan Cogan, James R. Swartz, David Fialkow Cast:...

Ovett An Autobiography – Book Review

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Biography Title: Steve Ovett: An Autobiography Author: Steve Ovett and John Rodda ISBN: 0002181193 Pages: 209 Published by: Willow Books, 1984 Book Review Steve...

Book Review: 80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster by Training Slower

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Title: 80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster by Taining Slower Author: Matt Fitzgerald Pages: 246 (before appendix) Publisher: Penguin Group First...

Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated  Title: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Author: Haruki Murakami Pages: 180 Publisher: Vintage Books, a division of...

Book Review: Olympic Collision: The story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Title: Olympic Collision: The story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd Author: Kyle Keiderling Pages: 352 Publisher: University of Nebraska Press,...

John McDonnell: The most successful coach in NCAA history

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Biography Title: John McDonnell: The Most Successful Coach in NCAA History Author: Andrew Maloney and John McDonnell ISBN: 10: 1...

Book Review: Peter Snell and the Kiwis Who Flew

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Title: Peter Snell and the Kiwis Who Flew Author: Vern Walker Pages: 305 Publisher: David Ling Publishing Limited (August 1, 2014) ISBN: 978-1-877378-94-2 Available...

Book Review: On the Wings of Mercury – by Lorraine Moller

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated On the Wings of Mercury is a self–penned autobiography by Lorraine Moller. From the days when she was...

Not About the Medal – Leah Pells – A Memoir

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Biography Title: Not About the Medal Author: Leah Pells ISBN: 9780978064129 Availability: www.leahpells.com Status: Recommended The protagonist of Leah Pell's transfixing autobiography, NOT...

Movie Review: BOSTON

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Movie: BOSTON Genre: Documentary Run time: 2:02:57 Director: Jon Dunham The movie BOSTON is a slick, full-length documentary on the history of...
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