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Arrogant Russian claims that the Olympics Games without Russia is not the Olympic Games

"The Olympic Games without the Russian national team, this is not the Olympic Games," said Dmitry Shlyakhtin, president of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF). This...

Leading agent released on bail as doping investigation continues in Kenya

From Inside the Games Federico Rosa has been released on bail after prosecutors were given more time to investigate the medical records of the agent,...

2014 National Track League schedule and technical information released

2014 National Track League schedule and technical information released The National Track League is pleased to announce the 2014 schedule of events and technical information. New...

Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele to face strong competition at Berlin Marathon

  Expectations are high once again for a very fast race in the 43rd edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 25. All the omens...

Reid Coolsaet to run Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

By Paul Gains Two-time Canadian Olympian Reid Coolsaet wants it known that rumours of his retirement are greatly exaggerated, even as marathon enthusiasts are busy penciling in their choices as...

Russia apologise for doping scandal but IAAF vote overwhelmingly to keep ban in place

From Inside the Games An appeal from Russia to have its suspension by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) lifted failed at the world...

IOA to open investigation into secretary general after arrest and release during Glasgow 2014

IOA President Narayana Ramachandran has announced there will be an investigation into the behaviour of Rajeev Mehta ©AFP/Getty ImagesAn investigation will be opened by...

Eliud Kipchoge and Mare Dibaba receive Marathon Runner of the Year awards in Athens

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated It’s been a highly successful last 12 months or so for Eliud Kipchoge with victory in three marathon...
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Nairobi may host world youth track and field championships 2017

Athletics Kenya is in the process of bidding to host the World Youth Championships in Nairobi in 2017. The bidding process started in March...

Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on October 28: Guye Adola aims for fast lane in Frankfurt

Guye Adola of Ethiopia, last year’s surprise newcomer on the marathon scene, will run his next effort at the distance in Frankfurt on October...