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Anti-doping efforts take a step in the right direction through granting the Athletes Integrity...

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated In the face of increased widespread doping in the sport of athletics, the new Athletes Integrity Unity (AIU)...
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The Runner’s Manifesto

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated For those of you who want to begin running or get better at it, here are two important...

Chaos in the Clubhouse: Trinity Western University Spartans claim abuse

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn't.” ~Mark Twain. During my recent observations of the...

Russia, Canada and United Kingdom rank 1-2-3 as top sport-hosting nations

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Sportcal, a sports market intelligence company released on November 3rd their list of the top sport hosting nations...

Opinion: Championship organisers should not be responsible for storage of drug test samples; storage...

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is urging organisers of global competitions to keep samples of drug tests for...

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

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

World Marathon Majors – A pointless series

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated The World Marathon Majors series is pointless and does not accomplish what it has set out to do....

Marathon World Records: Is it time for course categorisation?

"Purely for conjecture and entertainment purposes, should the marathon have different categories to determine world best performances?" The term “marathon world record” is used to describe...

The Five Lydiard principles explained

The legendary Arthur Lydiard’s training program is often misunderstood, even by people who believe that they fully understand his methodology. Lydiard training may not be...

Determining the future of the Olympic Games

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Doctor Jacque Rogge, the current and out-going President of the International Olympic Committee will be replaced on September...