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Rita Jeptoo and 11 other Doping Sanctions

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Kenya’s fastest active female marathon runner, Rita Jeptoo, has been suspended by Athletics Kenya for two years. She...

Christabel Nettey Breaks National Record

Christabel Nettey of Surrey, BC smashed her Canadian indoor long jump record Saturday in Albuquereque, NM. Her jump of 6.78m exceeded her national record...

Russian athletics head coach resigns after recent doping revelations

The head coach of Russian athletics, Valentin Maslakov, has offered to step down in a letter of resignation. The 70-year-old has been involved in...

Dubai Marathon: Records may be in Jeopardy

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Dubai is boasting the strongest marathon field to date, with both the men’s and women’s course records in...

Natasha Wodak, Dylan Wykes Competitive at Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon in Arizona

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Canada’s fastest active marathon runner Dylan Wykes and Natasha Wodak, the national record holder in the 8K, competed...

Three Month Wait for Jeptoo Decision

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated NAIROBI, Kenya, January 16 – Disgraced Kenyan drugs cheat Rita Jeptoo appeared before a disciplinary hearing on Thursday,...

Is Rita Jeptoo Cornered or Is Athletics Kenya Playing Softball?

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Rita Jeptoo, the Kenyan marathon runner who was caught testing positive for the banned blood booster, EPO, emerged...

Dylan Armstrong on earning Olympic Medal: “It was a childhood dream to go to...

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian Olympian Dylan Armstrong of Kamloops, BC will finally receive the medal he earned from the 2008 Beijing...

Meb Keflezighi Interview

Who would have imagined Meb Keflezighi’s ’14 season a decade ago? That’s how long it has been since Keflezighi scored Olympic silver, the first U.S....