UK sprinters Daryll Neita and Adam Gemili ordered to cease ties with coach, defy...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Top British sprinters Daryll Neita and Adam Gemili so far have refused to cease ties with American coach Rana Reider who is under investigation by SafeSport following several sexual misconduct complaints against...

Danil Lysenko blames Russian officials for his Doping suspension

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated According to Reuters, Danil Lysenko, the Russian high jumper who was suspended for doping infractions, is blaming Russian officials for his suspension. In 2018, he was suspended for three whereabouts failures in a...

Aelaide Badini Confalonier and Fatima Choumou interview: 2021 BC High School XC Championships

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WeXgbEymZY Aelaide Badini Confalonier is an Italian exchange student from Turin, in Victoria, BC for one year. She is attending Spectrum Senior Secondary in Saanich. Confalonier finished in sixth position. She said that in...

Maella Hodgson interview: 2021 BC High School XC Championships

© Copyright- 2021 - Athletics Illustrated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A511ei344VA Maella Hodgson did to the junior girl’s field what Broadbent did to the senior girl’s field. She also attends Elgin Park Secondary and dominated BC Clubs as well. Sounds familiar. Hodgson clocked a 17:06 finish time...

Ella Ballard interview: 2021 BC High School XC Championships

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dliqglwnkcI Ruby Broadbent absolutely controlled the senior girl’s race. Well, there was nothing to control, rather she simply dominated from gun to tape. Broadbent went steady to start, which put her in the lead,...

Two-time Olympian Natasha Wodak hires Dr. Trent Stellingwerff as her coach

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Two-time Olympian, Natasha Wodak, has hired Dr. Trent Stellingwerff as her coach after the retirement of Lynn Kanuka. Natasha Wodak Wodak competed in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in the 10,000m event and...

Natasha Cockram and John Korir win Los Angeles Marathon

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Under the massive shadow of Gotham and the 50th annual New York City Marathon, the Marathon Majors final event of 2021, and the competition's two-year cycle, exists a marathon on the streets where...

Connor Nicol interview: 2021 BC High School XC Championships

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j_tth1D_us The future looks bright, especially for Elgin Park Secondary, a school that competes in the South Fraser zone. Their second senior boy, James Hodgson, finished 7th. He also happens to be in...

Albert Korir and Peres Jepchirchir win New York City Marathon, Seidel, Flanagan and Marchant...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Kenyans Albert Korir and Peres Jepchirchir won the 50th annual New York City Marathon on Sunday. Korir won in the time of 2:08:22, nearly matching his personal best from Ottawa which he ran in...

Max Holmes interview: 2021 BC High School XC Championships

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci4lZFR1MJw Pacific Academy’s Max Holmes took the win in the time of 15:49. Finishing second and third, were Elijah Headley of Maple Ridge Senior Secondary and Steph Snyman of Regent Christian. They...