Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cazeneuve Nails It

This is the time I normally post something about what happened yesterday, what’s going on today, and the headlines from yesterday. The Diamond League resumes with the Athletissima in Lausanne, Switzerland, with live webcasts available at UniversalSports.com (USA, $2.99) and … Continue reading

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Mid-season Athlete of the Year report

It’s not really mid-season, maybe a third of the way through the year. But the Diamond League just had its break and the USATF Championships are over, and it’s time to see who the top athletes of the year are. … Continue reading

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Your Morning Headlines

Yesterday’s results… In Velenje, Slovenia, Mariya Abakumova put up a big throw in the javelin, 67.98m, for a new world leader. In Sollentuna, Sweden, Kaki’s meet record topped the performances. Sollentuna GP results (EAA Permit meet), Sollentuna SWE Highlights: Abubaker … Continue reading

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Your Morning Headlines

Now that the USATF Championships are over, the focus mostly shifts to European meets. The Weltklasse in Biberach, an EAA Classic Meet, takes place today in the German city of Biberach an der Riss. The feature event there will be … Continue reading

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USATF Championships, dot dot dot

Random thoughts, news and views on the USATF Championships in the Larry King format… Oregon’s Matt Centrowitz added the USATF 1500 meter title to his NCAA title in the same event. Doubling up in titles is rare these days, especially … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Decathlete

What did we learn this week? Getting old is a bitch. At first glance, there were many shocking upsets and other surprises at the USATF Championships this week. Jeremy Wariner, Bernard Lagat, Bershawn Jackson, Hyleas Fountain and Jen Suhr all … Continue reading

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Your Morning Headlines

Yesterday saw the start of the USATF Championships in Eugene, Oregon, which continue today. Today’s webcast begins at noon, with television coverage on ESPN2 at 11:00 PM. Flotrack will have a live pre-meet show at 4:30 PM. Today’s finals include … Continue reading

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Your Morning Headlines

The USATF Championships get underway today in Eugene, Oregon. Schedule / Start lists The entire slate of today’s events is scheduled for a live webcast, starting at 12:45 PM with the junior women’s discus. Today’s senior finals include the men’s … Continue reading

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The USATF Championships begin tomorrow, but they are not the only national championships going on this weekend. The Canadian Championships are starting today at Foothills Athletic Park in Calgary. Schedule / Heats sheets / Runnerspace page TV coverage will be … Continue reading

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Another solution to the “Where?” problem

Back in May I looked at a solution to the “Where?” problem. Another solution has been proposed by Rich Perelman. What’s the “Where?” problem? It’s the lack of a suitable venue to host an IAAF World Championships. Not the indoor … Continue reading

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