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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)...

Rob Guy resigns as CEO of Athletics Canada

Rob Guy informed the Board of Directors of Athletics Canada that he will be leaving his dual roles as Chief Executive Officer of Athletics...

World champion Julius Yego makes his U.S. debut at the Prefontaine Classic in the...

Prefonatine Classic World champion Julius Yego makes his U.S. debut at the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s strongest-ever men’s javelin field. The reigning Olympic and World...

CHEROP RETURNS TO SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

BY PAUL GAINS Sharon Cherop has incredible affection for the city of Toronto and the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Her superb victory in 2010 was a...

Maria Bernard wins Mt. Sac Relays Invitational A 3,000m Steeplechase

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The University of British Columbia’s Maria Bernard today won her 3,000m steeplechase event at the 2015 Mt. Sac...

Bowie and Thompson Top Fabulous Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

It will be gold vs. gold when the world’s best take the starting blocks in the women’s 100 meters at the Prefontaine Classic. Tori Bowie...

Cam Levins to run Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon

Paul Gains In what could be a massive boost for Canadian marathoning, Cam Levins has announced he will tackle the half marathon at the Scotiabank...

Another Colossal 10k Set for Pre Classic

Eugene, Oregon – Mo Farah returns to the Prefontaine Classic 10,000 meters, where the Olympic gold medalist will be joined by another incredibly deep...

Bubka claims WADA needs to change to restore confidence and value for money

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Sergey Bubka has called for a "thorough review" of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)...

Nine Canadians perform well at the 2015 NCAA Track and Field Championships

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated At the 2015 NCAA Track and Field Championships several Canadians performed well to represent their respective universities. Andre...