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Spanish athletes demand clarity as head of anti-doping agency fired

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The Spanish anti-doping agency (CELAD) head director Jose Luis Terreros was fired on January 26. Seventy-eight athletes aired concern in a published statement which includes the recently suspended Mohamed Katir and racewalking world champion Alvaro Martín. The list also...

Black History Month: Athletics Canada features three athletes

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Canadians cannot think of their own athletics history without considering many domestic champions and outstanding individuals who are of African descent. Of recent memory, there is Damian Warner, and Pierce LePage, two champion decathletes. A great decathlete from the...

Mohamed Katir of Spain accepts two-year ban for missed tests

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Twenty-five-year-old Mohamed Katir of Spain has accepted a two-year ban from competition for missing three doping tests within 12 months. Missing three tests is considered equal to a positive test. According to an Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) press release,...

Ras Al Khaimmah Half Marathon: Konstanze Klosterhalfen to race

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Konstanze Klosterhalfen is one of the few Europeans who have successfully challenged East African superiority in long-distance running in recent years. However, the German star will be challenged by Kenyans and Ethiopians in her next venture, the Ras Al...

World Anti-Doping Agency considers Nigeria and Venezuela non-compliant; case in the hands of the...

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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced on Tuesday that it has referred both Nigeria and Venezuela to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding their lack of compliance. A WADA statement read, "two separate requests for arbitration with the...

Napoli City Half Marathon celebrates 10th anniversary

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This February will see the 10th running of the Napoli City Half Marathon. An event which since its launch in 2015 has established itself as one of the most prestigious, and fastest half marathons in Europe. In 2026 Naples will...

Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2024 announces elite athletes list

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The Nagoya Women’s Marathon announced today the world’s top women athletes who will compete in the 13th edition of the race to be held on Sunday, March 10, 2024. The leading names in the field are Gotytom GEBRESLASE of...

The Zurich Maratón San Sebastián kicks off its 46th edition and opens its registrations

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The Zurich Maratón San Sebastián 2024 opens today registrations for its three distances of 42, 21 and 10 kilometres. The second-oldest marathon in Spain will start its 46th edition on 24th of November and will once again be included...

Ukrainian Olympic Committee appeals to IOC to investigate Russian and Belarusian athletes

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The Ukrainian Olympic Committee (UOC) sent a letter to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach requesting he investigate 19 Russian and Belarusian. The UOC claimed that the athletes failed to meet conditions for inclusion in the 2024 Paris...

Kelvin Kiptum’s father said he was visited by four men days before his son’s...

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© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Kelvin Kiptum's father Samson Cheruiyot said that four unidentified men had visited his home days before Kiptum's death, looking for him. They did not identify themselves. Cheruiyot is asking for an investigation...
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