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Shawnacy Barber: New Canadian Pole Vault Record

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Twenty-year-old Canadian Pole Vault athlete, Shawnacy Barber, today broke the national indoor record by vaulting to the height...

Doping Bans Increased According to new Anti-doping Code

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has stepped up recently in regards to battling the performance enhancing drug (PED)...

Two Canadians earn Ultra Runner of the Year awards: Ellie Greenwood and Rob Krar

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated UltraRunning Magazine named two Canadians as Ultra-runners of the year for 2014, they are: Rob Krar and Ellie...

Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances of 2014

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2014 This year was newsworthy in the sport of athletics considering it...
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Athletics Kenya Admits that Kenya has a doping problem

From the online publication, Coastweek.com, it appears that Kenya or more accurately Athletics Kenya (AK) and their president Isaiah Kiplagat are now admitting that...

Unbroken: Leads at the Box Office

The running community has long wondered if Hollywood will ever get it right when making a running movie. More often than not movie-makers seem...

Canadian Running Magazine’s Community Pillar of the Year: Rob Reid

  Rob Reid, owner of Frontrunners Footwear in Victoria, was selected for this award because of his dedication to the running community as well as...

United States Anti-Doping Agency Does the Right Thing

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) got it right Wednesday, December 17th, when they announced the banning American...

Agenda 2020: 10,000m, 200m, Shot-put and Race-walk are staying in the Olympics

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Recently, the focus from sports media on race-walking has unfortunately been all about whether the event will survive...

Bekele to run Standard Dubai Marathon

Athletics Illustrated with files from Race News Service. Image credit: Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon The Standard Dubai Marathon will host the world’s fastest runner over the...
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