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Relevant and recent news from around the world of running.

Natasha Wodak Breaks Canadian 10,000m Record, Qualifies for Olympics

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The 10,000m women’s race (section 1) at the Payton Jordan Invitational tonight lived up to its billing, as...

Simon Bairu announces retirement from competitive running

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Simon Bairu of Regina, Saskatchewan has officially retired from competitive running. Although the 31-year-old Bairu retires early from...
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Results 2014 Victoria Track Classic

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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...

World Record in store for Sunday?

Press Release - edited by Christopher Kelsall Such is the breadth of talent and experience at the 2014 Berlin Marathon that the race to the...

WADA President “blindsided” by “counter-productive” IOC letter

From Inside the Games World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has admitted he was blindsided by the release of an International Olympic Committee...

Infantino and Coe face IOC snub – source

(Reuters) - The presidents of world soccer and world athletics are set to be snubbed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) next month when...

Lusapho April goes for the course record, Anna Hahner wants to secure Olympic qualification...

Olympic marathon qualification could be a valuable additional prize for South Africa’s Lusapho April and Germany’s Anna Hahner, who are among the favourites for...

Pre Classic Women’s 100m Hurdles is Colossal!

Prefontiane Classic How good will the Prefontaine Classic women’s 100 hurdles be?  So good that because of the 3-per-nation restriction at the Olympics, it’ll be...

Speed River Track and Field Club – New Balance Euro Tour Kick-off

by Chris Moulton The Speed River New Balance Euro Tour kicked off in earnest this week with a pair of races in Ireland and Finland. Highlighting...