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Canadian Track and Field Roundup to February 22, 2015

@TheStraightDick US runner Maksim Korolev and Peru’s Gladys Tejeda produced dominating performances to take the senior titles at the Pan-American Cross Country Cup in Barranquilla,...

Kate Van Buskirk: In Pursu.it of a new Goal

Interview with KVB @Athillustrated Kate Van Buskirk Kate Van Buskirk Pursu.it Campaign Hi, my name is Kate Van Buskirk and I love to run! I compete primarily in...

Nick Symmonds to Play John-Boy Walton

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated @TheStraightDick American Olympic athlete Nick Symmonds is set to play John-Boy Walton in the un-anticipated biopic of Richard Earl...

Genzebe Dibaba Smashes Indoor 5,000 WR

"Genzebe Dibaba Smashes Indoor 5,000 WR By Over 5 Seconds With 14:18.86 In Stockholm." Let's Run breaks down the quality of Genzebe Dibaba's world record...

Florence Kiplagat Breaks World Half Marathon Record

Competing in the same race in which she broke the world record last year, Florence Kiplagat improved on her own half-marathon mark at the...

Let’s Run Previews and Interviews at Wannamaker

7 Pre-Wanamaker Mile Interviews: Shelby Houlihan Is Confident She Can Get the Collegiate Record, Lawi Lalang Wants Sub-3:50 and Much More February 15, 2015 Manhattan, NY By...

Is Pot an Ethical Performance Enhancer?

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Apparently, there is a new ethics debate taking place in the ultra-marathon community about the use of marijuana...
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Kenya: National Cross Country in Boycott Threat

Nairobi — Retired and current athletes led by 2008 Beijing Olympics 800m champion Wilfred Bungei have on Monday called for a boycott of the...

RUSSIAN DOPING: Russia Sanctions Tatyana Artyomova for Two Years

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Russian Athletics Federation interim President Leonid Khrushchev today announced that international middle-distance runner Tatyana Artyomova has earned a...

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon to be one of SA’s first carbon neutral sport events

Press – Cape Town Marathon The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is to become one of the first sporting events to be declared carbon neutral in...