Monthly Archives: July 2011

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What happened yesterday… The DN Galan, the Stockholm stop on the Diamond League tour, took place at the city’s 1912 Olympic Stadium. Complete results Video on demand: The Cool Down post-meet show with Ato Boldon Recaps IAAF: Cheruiyot, Thorkildsen and … Continue reading

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What’s on today… The DN Galan, the Stockholm stop on the Diamond League tour, takes place today in the city’s 1912 Olympic Stadium. This is the competition where meet records are rewarded with a 1-carat diamond (valued at $10,000). Meet … Continue reading

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The biggest news of the day is, in the big scheme of things, unimportant. It does not even rise to the level of triviality. It directly affects less than a hundred people in a depressed part of a depressed community … Continue reading

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The Bowerman, and thoughts on awards

A few weeks ago the ESPYs took place. Like all awards shows, they exist primarily as annual self-promoting PR stunts, in this case for ESPN itself. Track and field was at least nominally included. Tyson Gay won “Best Track and … Continue reading

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What happened yesterday… Marathon world record holder* Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya) won the Giro Podistico Internazionale di Castelbuono in Sicily. It’s the oldest road race in Europe and is for pros only, running loops of a difficult course around the town. … Continue reading

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The big news today is that Allyson Felix has made her decision and she’s going to try the 200 meter / 400 meter double at the World Championships. She is also expected to be on both relays as well. Is … Continue reading

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Monaco Diamond League: My Analysis

My event-by-event rundown of Friday’s Diamond League meet, and what it all means… I went to a track meet, and a hockey game broke out

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What happened yesterday… The Diamond League tour stopped in Monaco for the Herculis, and it was an outstanding meet. Complete results What was the highlight of the meet?

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What’s on today… The Herculis, the next stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit, takes place today at Monaco’s Stade Louis II. Meet website Schedule and start lists Web coverage: UniversalSports.com (USA, $2,99) and CBC.ca/Sports (Canada, free) from 2:00 PM … Continue reading

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The big news yesterday was that Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Paralympic star known as the “Blade Runner”, ran 45.07 to get under the IAAF ‘A’ qualifying mark for the World Championships as well as next year’s Olympics, and is … Continue reading

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