Monthly Archives: August 2010

>What’s On The Weekend

>The Memorial Van Damme, the final meet in the IAAF Diamond League tour, will be held tomorrow at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.Live web coverage: begins at 2 PM at UniversalSports.com and CBCSports.caTV coverage: tape-delay broadcasts at 9 PM … Continue reading

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>Van Damme

>Tomorrow’s Van Damme Memorial meet in Brussels will crown the remaining half of the inaugural Diamond League champions. Many of the titles are already clinched, but some others are still in play. I’m trying out a new rankings system this … Continue reading

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>Selling Track Fans

>Earlier this week Brett Hoover ran some analyses of his blog, HepsTrack.com.  What he found was nothing short of amazing. Get this, you [HepsTrack readers] are more educated than MENSA’s audience and wealthier than that of Forbes. In fact, this … Continue reading

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>Sports Without Beer

>Earlier today on Twitter, friend of the blog Martin Bingisser asked why the IAAF bans athletes from having ads for beer.  This got me thinking in much broader terms about what domestic track is missing. Homer Simpson once said “I … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete: Special Monday Edition

>My Sunday consisted of painting the living room, running with my team, and heading out to the Moose Lodge.  Thus the tardiness. What did we learn this week? David Rudisha is fast.  I guess we already knew that, but a … Continue reading

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>Latest Round of Conference Realignment

>In case you haven’t heard, BYU will be going independent for football and taking the remainder of its teams out of the Mountain West and putting them into the WAC.  In a move to keep the conference alive, the MWC … Continue reading

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>Guest Post: Why Zurich is Awesome

>Friend of the blog and Swiss thrower Martin Bingisser went to the Weltklasse Zurich meet today and offered up the following guest post.  Additionally over at his own blog he wrote up a piece on the Big Shot competition in … Continue reading

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>Scott Davis, 1943-2010

>Scott Davis passed away about three hours ago. He was one of the best track announcers around.  He was the Mt. SAC Relays director up through 2007, and was the last living founder of the Federation of American Statisticians of … Continue reading

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>Zurich Weltklasse preview

>The Weltklasse Zurich, the first of two final meets in the IAAF’s Diamond League, will take place tomorrow in the Leitzigrund stadium.Meet website / schedule / start lists Viewing optionsLive webcasts will be at UniversalSports.com and CBCSports.ca at 2 PM … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? How quickly sprint dominance changes.  About two weeks ago, people wondered if Usain Bolt could ever be beaten again.  Last week Tyson Gay beat Bolt in an upset; this week he outdid all in … Continue reading

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