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Blinded by Obsession: being Alberto Salazar

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Nelson Mandela once said, “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over...

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...

IOC confirm decision to move Tokyo 2020 marathon and race walks is final

Inside the Games reports that the IOC has made final the decision to move the marathons and race-walk events to Sapporo, Haikkado due to...

Another teenage East African tests positive for a banned substance

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Doping is not only done by elite athletes, but all levels are prone to cheating. This week Canadian...

Brigid Kosgei’s new marathon world record from Chicago caps a stunning month for athletics

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Brigid Kosgei must have taken Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-2 performance over the marathon distance and his motto, ‘no human...

Global Throwers’ appeal to the IAAF in attempt to save discus

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Apparently the prestigious Diamond League (DL) series needs to trim down its program from offering 16 different track...

Sifan Hassan’s jaw-dropping double in Doha clouded in controversy

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated The world record for the 1500-metre distance is 3:50.07, as set by Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba in July of...

IOC seek information on athletes linked to Salazar amid fears over Olympic results

Inside the Games/Athletics Illustrated The next step for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is to investigate all...

Alberto Salazar’s ban: Nobody in the world is surprised

“I’m not surprised. So I guess the evidence must have been overwhelming. If Nike has any ethics they will shut down the Salazar group...

Doha Day 1: Marathon should not have been run

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated The 2019 IAAF Doha World Athletics Championships marathon should never have been run. With temperatures at a furnace-like...
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