Category Archives: Golden League

>Relapse

>US track & field television coverage has a cancer of stupid. It began to go into remission during the Worlds, but relapsed with a vengeance today. The double whammy that plagues the broadcasts is 1) wasting huge amounts of time … Continue reading

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>Zurich Reactions

>SPOILER ALERT: if you’re planning on watching this on TV on Sunday, don’t read this. But if so, why are you on the internet anyway? Results / IAAF recap / video-on-demand This is the penultimate round in the final go-round … Continue reading

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>Future of the Golden League

>While cleaning house today, I came across some notes I furiously scribbled down a few weeks ago regarding the IAAF’s Golden League and World Athletics Tour. This year, the Golden League was disjointed and hard to follow while the World … Continue reading

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>Weltklasse Zurich Preview

>I also have preview up at The Final Sprint. The nitty-gritty: ESPN Classic, 4-6 p.m. tommorrow. Here’s who the top competitors are. I know there’s a lot, but it’s the Weltklasse for cryin’ out loud. I have no idea why … Continue reading

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>Golden League coming to USA?

>Sweden’s Aftonbladet (in Swedish) has a view of the IAAF’s master plan, and it includes a Golden League event in Eugene. This is part of a plan to take the series global; not only to North America but to Asia … Continue reading

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>Berlin Golden League Review

>ResultsIAAF ReviewAP wirestory Richards and Isinbayeva hold on for the $1 million jackpot. Event-by-event… Men’s 100: None of the top athletes ran; Ndure just nipped Devonish in 10.14 (-0.5 wind). Video Men’s 200: The only big names here were Americans … Continue reading

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>Berlin Golden League Preview

>Meet websiteStart listsTimetableIAAF preview Net coverage:Sportnet.com beginning around 8 AM TV coverage:CBC, 4:00-5:00 PMVersus, 4:00-5:00 PM Monday

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>Brussels Golden League Review

>ResultsIAAF recapAP wirestory A WR by Defar, while Richards and Isinbayeva stay alive in the jackpot race. Event-by-event… Men’s 100: In the absence of any other big stars, Powell won convincingly: 9.84 into a 0.3 m/s headwind. This is probably … Continue reading

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>Brussels Golden League Preview

>Meet WebsiteIAAF preview – Veronica Campbell – Kenenisa Bekele – Asafa Powell Net coverage:Sportnet.com beginning around 1:30 PM eastern time TV coverage:CBC, 2:30-3:30 PM SaturdayVersus, 3:00-4:00 PM Sunday The meet is sold out, no doubt in part because fans will … Continue reading

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>Weltklasse Review

>If you don’t want to know the results so you can watch it tomorrow, why are you online? TV coverage:CBC, Saturday, 2:00-3:00 PMVersus, Saturday, 4:00-5:00 PMMeet websiteIAAF resultsIAAF recapAthletics Weekly recapAP wirestories: #1 — #2 In general, the stars of … Continue reading

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