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Caster Semenya should not be permitted to compete in the Rio Olympics

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated No way should women with hyperandrogenism like South Africa’s Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand of India compete in...

Caster Semenya’s apparent defiance; could it serve a greater purpose?

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated The great Irish wordsmith Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde once wrote the only thing worse than being talked...

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)...

The Power of the Foot

© Copyright - 2011- Athletics Illustrated One of the most over-looked pieces of the training puzzle by runners that compete over a range of distances...

Goucher and Hall: Coaches and Comebacks

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated The movements, recently, of Kara Goucher and Ryan Hall to new coaches remind us, once again, what a...

To be taken seriously, the IAAF needs to act firmly on Jama Aden, if...

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated If Somalian athletics Coach Jama Aden was indeed caught with and arrested for being in possession of performance...

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...

Refined Sugar: A Performance Killer

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated As I understand it and because I may have made this up, for us long distance runners, each...
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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...

Time to Ban The Turkish Athletics Federation?

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Join the discussion thread here. It is now time for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to wield...