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Vetter, Röhler Set to Rewrite Pre Classic Record

Prefontaine Classic The two-year-old Prefontaine Classic and Hayward Field record in the men’s javelin is in serious jeopardy, as the two farthest throwers in the...

Landslide of Medalists Set for Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

All three of the Olympic medalists from Rio are just the beginning of a deep women’s 400-meter hurdles race at the Prefontaine Classic. In fact,...

International Athletics Consultancy respond to “incorrect and irresponsible reporting by The Star Newspaper”

The following is the International Athletics Consultancy's reaction to what they believe to be incorrect reporting by Mr. William Njuguna from The Star Newspaper (Kenya). On...

Meet de Paris: 800m athletes burning with enthusiasm

A double ration of thrills. On Saturday 30 June 2018, the MEETING de PARIS will present the audience at the Charléty Stadium with two...

Exclusive: IAAF in hunt for $25 million sponsorship payment from Russian bank

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has promised to investigate the whereabouts of a sponsorship worth $25 million (£17 million/€23 million)...

More damning allegations made against Russia in latest ARD documentary

From Inside the Games Secret video footage supporting allegations that Russian coaches banned for doping offences are still working at professional level has featured in...

Golden day for Canada at 2015 Toronto Pan Am/Para Pan Am Games

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Canada experienced a golden day on the first day of track and field competition during the 2015 Toronto...

Patrick Hickey taken to notorious Brazilian prison

From Inside the Games Ireland's Patrick Hickey has been denied bail and appears likely to remain in a notorious maximum security prison over the weekend...

David Rudisha named International Event Ambassador of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon

Phil Minshull, Spain Sports Double Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha named International Event Ambassador of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 With the 2017 race imminent,...

World record holders Tadese and Kiplagat head Airtel Delhi Half Marathon entries

World record holders Zersenay Tadese and Florence Kiplagat head the elite entry list for the 2015 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday 29 November. Tadese,...