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Barry Fudge’s stepping down from UK Athletics a good thing

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Barry Fudge stepped down as head of UK Athletics. For UK Athletics, as long as Fudge was employed a cloud of suspicion hung over the organisatoin

Russian Athletics Federation seeks extension on $10-million fine

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© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) is claiming that they do not have the funds available to pay the...

Doping study: RunRepeat data reveals new results especially on Russian doping

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RunRepeat has conducted an interesting investigation into doping, especially Russian doping. The findings may not be what you expect them to be. For example, clean athletes, although disadvantaged, may not be as disadvantaged as we believe. 

Dick Pound castigates U.S. Government in threat to defund World Anti-Doping Agency

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Dick Pound lashes out at the White House’s Office for National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) report that the World Anti-Doping Agency should be defunded if serious reforms are not immediately undertaken

Russian Athletics: The Natives are Restless

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© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The trope "the natives are restless" is a quote from the 1933 film Island of Lost Souls where...

Crackdown on missed drug tests in order; the process needs to be taken seriously

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© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Two champion sprinters were permitted to compete in the 2019 Doha World Athletics Championships after missing three doping...

Lamine Diack’s testimony: kowtow tactics

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It is fascinating that Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) now World Athletics is conducting himself on...

Christina H. Paxon reinstates athletics program from club to varsity status at Brown University

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Brown University President Christina H. Paxson has reinstated the cross-country and track teams to the varsity competitive program. After having considered some of the...

Salwa Eid Naser and the nation of Bahrain should be banned from international competition

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© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Salwa Eid Naser, the women's 400-metre world champion, has been provisionally suspended for missing at least three drug...

Will vitamin D supplementation protect against Covid-19?

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"There's no randomized controlled trial for sure, and that's the gold standard," Clifford Rosen, MD told Medscape Medical News, and "the observational data are...
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