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London World Championships men’s 800m preview

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated The men’s 800-metre final taking place on day five of competition at the 2017 London IAAF World Track...

Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated The great Irish wordsmith Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde once wrote the only thing worse than being talked...

Preview: Canadian middle and long-distance athletes at London World Championships

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Canada's growing roster of talented track and field athletes continue to be medal threats at global championships including,...

Jessica O’Connell, “one more grinder before the big dance!”

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated On July 13, Andrea Seccafien, in an Athletics Illustrated article, thanked Natasha Wodak and Kinsey Gomez for leading...

Brandon McBride, “I am as fit as I have ever been”

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated  Windsor’s Brandon McBride will be competing in the 2017 London IAAF World Track and Field Championships in the...

Andrea Seccafien qualifies and looks fit for World Championships

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Track and Field Championships took place last weekend in Ottawa and one particular athlete, Andrea Seccafien,...

Dayna Pidhoresky’s career season awaits Athletics Canada’s word

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Dayna Pidhoresky is having a career season. She has had a string of road wins and good performances...

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...

Budapest launch bid to host 2023 IAAF World Championships

From Inside the Games Budapest wants to host the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships as part of a long-term strategy to...

Andre De Grasse on his “bromance” with Usain Bolt and racing in Vancouver

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Scarborough, Ontario’s Andre De Grasse will open his 2017 outdoor track season on March 30th at the Pepsi...