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Will Kenenisa Bekele race the marathon and how fast will he go?

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Will Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the world’s greatest runner over the 5,000 and 10,000-metre distances, move up to the...

Turncoat Ruth Jebet cheats her fellow athletes, lies to authorities and receives four year...

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Ruth Jebet, a Kenyan turned Bahraini at 16, earned money, much more than she could ever earn in...

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...

Olympic Champion, Dana Zátopková dies at age 97

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Dana Zátopková, widow of the legendary Emil Zatopek has died at the age of 97. She earned gold at...

Turkish athlete Gulcan Mingir found guilty of doping

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Gülcan Mingir, a Turkish athlete who specializes in the 3,000-metre steeplechase, tested positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone during the 20212...

Tokyo Olympic Marathon qualification: Emily Tallen-Setlack is not done yet

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Emily Tallen-Setlack’s 2:29:48 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon result represents her personal best and is one of the fastest...

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...

The International Olympic Committee put its authoritarian foot down on Tokyo 2020

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made it official that the distance road events, the marathon and racewalk will...

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...
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