Superfan Daily: The Weekend Ahead


The big deal here in the USA is the first-ever U.S. Open at Madison Square Garden, kicking off both the IAAF Indoor Permit meets and VISA Championship Series. The meet begins at 7:00 PM ET.
TV Coverage: next-day tape (Sunday), ESPN2, 7:00-9:00 PM
Meet website / Runnerspace page
USATF: Full fields announced
IAAF: High powered line-up assemble in Madison Square Garden for inaugural U.S. Open
Jamaica Gleaner: 50m test for Jamaica stars
Universal Sports: Asafa Powell not taking ‘lazy’ approach to 2012

The rest after the jump…

The 7th International Springermeeting takes place on Friday in the German city of Dresden. The meet will have the men’s high jump and women’s pole vault.
Meet website
Dresden Fernsehen: Starterfeld zum Springermeeting steht

The Int. Erdgas Meeting takes place on Friday in the German city of Chemnitz.
Meet website
Freie Presse: Höhenjagd und Revanche im Ring

The Adelaide Track Classic, which kicks off the Athletics Australia Tour, will be held on Saturday in the South Australia caiptal. The headliners are Steve Hooker and Sally Pearson. The meet will begin at 1:00 AM eastern time.
Meet website / Runnerspace page
LIVE results
Adelaide Now: Adelaide Classic gets back on track
The Australian: Steve Hooker has a lot of work to do to prove he is a contender
Adelaide Now: Sally is dreaming in the fast lane

The Aviva International Match, kicking off the EAA Indoor Permit meets and Aviva Series, takes place on Saturday in Glasgow. The meet is a team competition matching the UK against other nations, including the USA.
Meet website / Runnerspace page
Webcast: TBA (watch this space!), meet begins at 8:55 AM ET
Sky Sports: Clitheroe captains GB
The Scotsman: Athletics: Rivals show Usain Bolt too much respect, says Olympic hopeful Kim Collins
Daily Record: Kenyan training camp can help track star Hannah England get off to an Olympic flyer

The Hustopecske skakani, part of the Moravia High Jump Tour, takes place on Saturday in the Czech city.

The International indoor meeting takes place on Saturday in Bordeaux.

The Osaka Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, takes place on Sunday in the Japanese city.

The White Cross, an EAA Cross Country Permit meet, takes place on Sunday in the Serbian city of Belgrade.

The 33rd Cross Ciudad de Castellón GP Bancaja takes place on Sunday in the Spanish city of Castellón.

56rd Cross Internacional de Donostia takes place on Sunday in the Spanish city of San Sebastian.

The Gubernator Prizes indoor meet takes place on Sunday in the Russian city of Krasnodar.


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Major competitions…

Texas A&M Mondo Challenge, College Station TX
Live video feed
Runnerspace page
Live results

UW Invitational, Seattle WA
Flotrack coverage
Runnerspace page
Live results

BU Terrier Invitational, Boston MA
Flotrack coverage
Runnerspace page

Penn State National, State College PA
Flotrack coverage
Runnerspace page
Live results

Razorback Invitational, Fayetteville AR
Live results

All the other college action

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