Monthly Archives: March 2010

>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? The best rivalry in track & field keeps getting better. It’s Kenya v. Ethiopia, and the World Cross Country championships is where it’s at its best. Just when you think one side has the … Continue reading

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>College Track Coach Job Description

>I haven’t been posting lately because I’m working hard on another project, a track website that should be ready for launch within a few weeks. Part of the research I’ve been doing for it includes a visit to the website … Continue reading

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>Weekly Awards

>Ashton Eaton’s heptathlon world record was the Performance of the Week. The indoor version of the multi-event favors him; he’s strongest in the running and jumping events and weakest in the throws. He’s still got some improvement to do if … Continue reading

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>Why The Success?

>As I mentioned yesterday, the USA’s medal haul at the World Indoor Championships was unusually good. 17 medals is the fifth-best showing in the history of the championships, bettered only by Russia/USSR (three times) and the USA (once). More impressive … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn during NCAA/World Indoor Championship week? Lolo Jones in the most entertainingly inconsistent athlete in the world today. Two years ago, she had Olympic gold in the bag and then famously tripped. Yesterday she barely made the … Continue reading

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>What’s On The Weekend

>Professionals The IAAF World Indoor Championships take place Friday through Sunday in Doha, Qatar.Universal Sports TV schedule: 6-7 PM Friday, 6-8 PM Saturday, and 6-8 PM SundayCBC TV schedule: 5-6 PM SaturdayUniversalsports.com webcast schedule: 7 AM – 1:30 PM Friday, … Continue reading

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>World Indoor Preview: Women’s running events

>60 metersTop five competing athletes in the Superfan rankings…Carmelita Jeter USALaVerne Jones-Ferrette ISVVeronica Campbell-Brown JAMChandra Sturrup BAHSheri-Ann Brooks JAM Who will win the medals…Gold: Jones-FerretteSilver: JeterBronze: Campbell-BrownJeter and Jones-Ferrette are 1-1 this season. When Jeter won it was close and … Continue reading

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>World Indoor Preview: Men’s Field

>High JumpTop five competing athletes in the Superfan rankings…Ivan Ukhov RUSJesse Williams USAYaroslav Rybakov RUSJaroslav Bába CZEDusty Jonas USASamson Oni GBR Who will win the medals…Gold: UkhovSilver: WilliamsBronze: JonasThese are the most consistent jumpers of the indoor season. Pole VaultTop … Continue reading

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>World Indoor Preview: Men’s Running Events

>In many events, a lot of the world’s top athletes don’t compete indoors. I’ve listed off the top five in each event who are going to be there. 60 metersTop five competing athletes in the Superfan Rankings…Dwain Chambers GBRIvory Williams … Continue reading

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>Doug Logan Gets It

>In his latest blog post, he is not satisfied with the state of domestic TV coverage. “The UK and Europe have some of the most entertaining broadcasts you can find in track and field, and there is much we can, … Continue reading

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