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

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© 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...

Shoe Review: On, Cloud Terry

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© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Running shoe technology is now at a point where if you are not paying attention, you may not...

Movie Review: Icarus; a shocking look at systematic doping in Russia

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© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Documentary Release: August 4, 2017 Director: Bryan Fogel Music: Adam Peters Producers: Bryan Fogel, Dan Cogan, James R. Swartz, David Fialkow Cast:...

Two-times banned 37-year-old Justin Gatlin ran a 9.87 in the Diamond League

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© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated World Athletics, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) with its shiny new brand and the World Anti-Doping...

Add Ben Flanagan’s name to the top of Canada’s distance talent

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© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Currently, Canada is rich with middle and long distance running talent. You can now add Ben Flanagan's name...

Why wasn’t the USA Disqualified?

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© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Update: May 13, 2015: USA stripped of 2012 Olympic silver medal. I have received a great volume of email...

Ajee Wilson’s positive test; something other than beef smells rancid here

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© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated American middle-distance runner, Ajee Wilson from Philadelphia, PA, tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug Zeranol, which is...

Denying fans a great rivalry: Eliud Kipchoge to run Berlin Marathon, Kelvin Kiptum to...

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© Copyright - 2023 - Athletics Illustrated Athletics needs to pay attention to other sports and their ability to draw in fans. Running marathons...

The Washington Post passively-aggressively asks, “Is 100m Olympic gold medallist Lamont Marcell Jacobs dirty?”

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The Washington Post isn't afraid to visit the subject of doping. They are, as they wrote, suggesting...

Forbes Magazine naming Alica Schmidt World Sexiest Athlete does little for the sport

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Forbes Magazine named German sprinter Alica Schmidt the "World Sexiest Athlete," as did the pejorative Australian magazine named...
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