Monthly Archives: September 2008

>Distance Stars Want XC in Olympics

>Track & Field News got a copy of a letter from Haile Gebrselassie, Kenenisa Bekele, and Paul Tergat sent to IOC head Jacques Rogge and IAAF head Lamine Diack asking for cross-country to be reinstated into the Summer Olympics. It … Continue reading

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>More from Doug Logan

>Another blog post from USATF’s new CEO: Living Up To Our Charter. I have come to the conclusion that our [Olympic] performance, as an organization, is seriously deficient if judged by the mandate of our own charter. Additionally, our High … Continue reading

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>Brooks Johnson, CPA

>The old joke is that CPA stands for Certified Public Asshole. For those of you not in the know, Brooks Johnson is USATF’s High Performance Division chair, was this year’s Olympic relay coach, and has earned a reputation somewhere south … Continue reading

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>Beijing Summary

>I missed this one in the flurry around the start of school and XC. Tim Layden has his parting shots on track in Beijing.

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