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Lyles and Coleman Ready to Clash in Pre Classic 200

Prefontaine Classic Noah Lyles and Christian Coleman are ready for a fantastic 200 duel at the Prefontaine Classic. The 20-year-old Lyles has never lost an IAAF Diamond League race,...

Sifan Hassan to clash with Faith Kipyegon at Shanghai Diamond League

Marleen Rennings, Shanghai Diamond League meet oung middle distance stars Sifan Hassan and Faith Kipyegon will renew their 1500m rivalry at this year’s Shanghai Diamond League...

Genevieve Lalonde breaks Canadian 3000m steeplechase record in Shanghai

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Genevieve Lalonde, originally of Moncton, New Brunswick, broke the national 3,000-metre steeplechase record on Saturday. Racing in the...

Pre Classic Women’s 100m Hurdles is Colossal!

Prefontiane Classic How good will the Prefontaine Classic women’s 100 hurdles be?  So good that because of the 3-per-nation restriction at the Olympics, it’ll be...

A new lightness of being: Mo Ahmed’s national 5,000m record

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Out for a casual late morning run in suburban Saanich (Victoria, British Columbia), I happened upon Mo Ahmed...

Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Diving into the deep end of the pool, Canada’s all-time greatest 800-metre runner, Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario...

The stars of Shanghai set to shine at the Monaco Diamond League

The second leg of the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai gave rise to the 8 best performances of the year and 5 meeting records,...

Pre Classic Men’s 110 Hurdles Ready to Cook Again

Prefontaine Classic American Jarret Eaton, 26, is in the midst of his best year ever.  A former NCAA Indoor champion while at Syracuse, Eaton won...

Summit Meeting: Samba vs. Benjamin in Pre Classic 400 Hurdles

Prefontaine Classic There hasn’t been this much excitement in the men’s 400-meter hurdles for more than 30 years. The Prefontaine Classic’s field is its best ever,...

World champion Julius Yego makes his U.S. debut at the Prefontaine Classic in the...

Prefonatine Classic World champion Julius Yego makes his U.S. debut at the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s strongest-ever men’s javelin field. The reigning Olympic and World...