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Wrapping up a big weekend in distance running

The final weekend of February proved to be an exciting one for distance running fans as three major events took place. The USATF Tokyo...

Another 2012 London Olympian caught doping: sprinter Klodiana Shala

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The long arm of the law has once again reached back and discovered yet another 2012 London Olympic...

Trump confirms US Government support for Los Angeles 2028

*Cover photo credit: Business Insider The divisive Donald Trump has pledged and promised that the United States government will help the mostly privately-funded 2028 Los...

Tokyo Marathon cancelled for 38,000; elites only will be racing March 1

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The 2020 Tokyo Marathon taking place Sunday, March 1 has been cancelled for the general public due to...

President Mori bristles at Olympic cancellation rumours – Nike Vaporfly, the next Games’ crisis?

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The president of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Yoshiro Mori, bristled at the suggestion that the Olympics could...

Bach calls for “watertight” CAS ruling on Russia to prevent confusion before Tokyo 2020

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has urged the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to make a "watertight" decision...

Russian Anti-Doping Agency hires powerful Swiss law firm to appeal ruling

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Apparently 150-lawyer-strong law firm Schellenberg Wittmer based in Geneva and Zurich, Switzerland was hired by the Russian Anti-Doping...

RIP Peter Snell: One of, if not, the Greatest Middle Distance Runner of all-time

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Before performance-enhancing drug usage became rampant, before professional running was a thing, before high-tech shoes, six or seven-figure...

CAS confirm bans against two Russian athletes over London 2012 retests

From Inside the Games The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed bans for Russian athletes Yuliya Gushchina and Anna Nazarova following retests of...

Shalane Flanagan’s ride is likely far from over

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated In October, 38-year-old Marblehead, MA distance runner, Shalane Flanagan, announced her retirement after a very successful 15-year-long professional...
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