Your top ten news links of the afternoon…
Sports Illustrated’s Nick Zaccardi writes about Lolo Jones on ice.
Gary Cohen does a long-form interview with Leo Manzano.
Cody Moat has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the USA Trail Marathon Championships.
Anti-doping news: former Euro 10k champ Inga Abitova has been hit with a two-year ban due to biological passport irregularities.
The Wood Report previews this weekend’s NCAA regional championships.
Check out Athletics Illustrated’s coverage of the upcoming Canadian cross country championships–interviews, profiles, previews, and more.
I’m a math teacher as well as the Track Superfan, so imagine my excitement to find this: Go for the gold with our new Track and Field Math board game. Students race each other around the game track and through field events as they answer math questions relating to running, throwing, and jumping events. This sturdy box and durable game-board comes complete with 120 questions, 60 each relating to track and 60 relating to field. Available from Gill Athletics.
A prize-winning sausage has been named after Jessica Ennis, Britain’s gold-medal winning Olympic heptathlet.
Two videos for today…
Flotrack’s Run Junkie
Track on TV
Tomorrow, 2:00am, Pac-12 Networks: Pac-12 Cross Country Championships
A tape-delayed package from last weekend’s meet.
Repeats at 9:00am and 2:00pm