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Top story Kenyan athletics coach sent home from Rio 2016 for impersonating an athlete

From Inside the Games Kenya have suffered a further blow on the eve of the Olympic athletics competition as coach John Anzrah has been sent home...

RUSADA’s bid for reinstatement resumes

From Inside the Games The Russian Anti-Doping Agency’s (RUSADA) bid for reinstatement has been given a major boost after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced...

Dayna Pidhoresky Leads Strong Field at Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Paul Gains Dayna Pidhoresky. Photo credit: Inge Johnson/Canada Run SeriesInjury free for nearly two years now, Dayna Pidhoresky has been enjoying an unprecedented block of...

Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis perform well at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Canadians Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis appear to have stamped their tickets to compete in the 2016 Rio...

Sara Moreira has Rosa Mota’s Marathon Record in her Sights

VOLKSWAGEN PRAGUE MARATHON Third place in New York on her debut, runner-up in her second marathon in Prague on Sunday – if Sara Moreira carries...

ETHIOPIAN SENSATION SHURE DEMISE TO RUN TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

By Paul Gains As a young girl Shure Demise dreamed of becoming a world class runner like her hero and compatriot Derartu Tulu. Then, in...

TC10K: Pre-race Favourites

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:05 PM PST A strong field of elite athletes from the US, Canada and...

Pan Am women’s 10,000-metre race preview

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Thursday at 7:40 PM EST two of Canada’s best all-time distance runners will be competing in the 25-lap...

Taylor & Claye Ready to Rock Again at Pre Classic

Christian Taylor and Will Claye, who have combined to own seven major gold medals, are the headliners of the Prefontaine Classic’s triple jump. They would be headliners...

Kolobkov denies Russia accept McLaren Report despite letter to WADA recognising wrongdoing

From Inside the Games Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov today denied that Russia has backed down and accepted the findings of the McLaren Report, despite...