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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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