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Doping study: RunRepeat data reveals new results especially on Russian doping

RunRepeat has conducted an interesting investigation into doping, especially Russian doping. The findings may not be what you expect them to be. For example, clean athletes, although disadvantaged, may not be as disadvantaged as we believe. 

World Athletics’ four-year Strategic Plan: Grassroots engagement, cross-country in Winter Olympics

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated World Athletics has released a four-year Strategic Plan. The Plan is to grow the sport or in their...

World Athletics and Parkrun Global Ltd partner; some Parkruns to resume shortly

"The good news is we start in New Zealand this weekend," said Pearson, "and that gives every other parkrun country and territory some optimism and hope."

Person of the Week for the week of June 29, 2020: Sebastian Coe

“If you’re hanging by a thread on one or even two [missed tests], then my instinct would be to be sitting by my front door for that hour. You wouldn’t risk not being there. If they fall foul of this regularly they will be banned. I can’t put it in any blunter way.”

Vancouver area athletes run fast 5,000m time trial

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Due to the decimation of the 2020 race calendar because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a few fast Vancouver,...

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Yelena Isinbayeva pens letter to IOC and World Athletics

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Two-time Olympic gold medallist in the pole vault event, Yelena Isinbayeva, penned a letter to the International Olympic...

Dick Pound castigates U.S. Government in threat to defund World Anti-Doping Agency

Dick Pound lashes out at the White House’s Office for National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) report that the World Anti-Doping Agency should be defunded if serious reforms are not immediately undertaken

U.S. threatens to pull WADA funding if serious reforms are not met

"Quite frankly, the US’s behaviour around the Board table over the past years is simply irreconcilable with the allegations outlined within the report."

World Half-Marathon record holder Geoffrey Kamworwor hit by motorcycle

“I was one kilometre away from my home during my morning run when a speeding motorcycle hit me from behind and I fell down injuring my leg,”

Road to Tokyo 2020 tracking tool launched

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated World Athletics continue to improve and innovate to support athletes and to keep fans interested. The latest is the...
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