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    Graphic showing countries of origin: ...

    Graphic showing countries of origin:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/athletics/11285757/Athletics-doping-scandal-where-the-suspected-athletes-come-from.html
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    Why did Asafa get to bypass the heats? This...

    Why did Asafa get to bypass the heats? This nonsense of selective races is wearing thin.
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    No live stream?

    No live stream?
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    Imagine the 100m times you can get in these...

    Imagine the 100m times you can get in these conditions... Hopefully the breeze was under 2m/s.



    http://www.accuweather.com/en/features/trend/no_foreseeable_relief_after_ir/51091128
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    Enough of this. You simply have no basis to say...

    Enough of this. You simply have no basis to say Gatlin won't improve, especially based on his times so far. In fact, quite the opposite is likely true. Gatlin is no rookie to the sport. He's...
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    Macroscopic objects are the "net result" of...

    Macroscopic objects are the "net result" of quantum interactions, sure, but in the limit of a large number of such interactions one recovers Newtonian (deterministic) systems. You know, Ehrenfest's...
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    http://www.watchathletics.com/schedule/watchlive/1...

    http://www.watchathletics.com/schedule/watchlive/1438

    Broadcast starts at 11am Pacific (the link about will tell you your local start time).
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    This line of reasoning is becoming tiresome. You...

    This line of reasoning is becoming tiresome. You have absolutely no basis to say that Gatlin won't improve but Bolt will.

    As for your constant repetition that Bolt is "THE FREAK", perhaps it's...
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    Because the anomalous longevity of Collins isn't...

    Because the anomalous longevity of Collins isn't suddenly the standard for all sprinters.
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    Because the only relevant term in the correction...

    Because the only relevant term in the correction is the force per unit mass. Presumably a more massive person needs more force to overcome their interia, versus a lighter person. The two balance...
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    Because some of those factors matter much more...

    Because some of those factors matter much more than others. Wind has the most effect, altitude second, the others a distance third/fourth (i.e. a matter of 0.01s at most for a wide range of...
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    My local paper growing up was considerably...

    My local paper growing up was considerably deficient in reporting anything in the way of track results (this was Eastern Canada in the early 80s). Sometimes they'd list Olympic results without...
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    Correct. The wind slows the time, but the...

    Correct. The wind slows the time, but the thinner air cranks it the other way.

    Shameless plug, for those who are interested (and also for those who are not):
    ...
  14. Thread: Herculis Monaco DL

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    I'm actually in Germany right now, and was...

    I'm actually in Germany right now, and was excited to watch it on Eurosport 2 in the hotel -- but they only get the main Eurosport. How disappointing!
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    http://www.watchathletics.com/schedule/watchlive/1...

    http://www.watchathletics.com/schedule/watchlive/1722

    It starts in 15 minutes (10:30 Pacific; 13:30 Eastern; 17:30 UTC; 19:30 local).
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    He didn't totally disappear, but after a long...

    He didn't totally disappear, but after a long NCAA season I suspect he's resting up. He competed at the Canadian Championships earlier in July (clocked 9.95 in the final). He will be competing in...
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    I think you're off by at least one order of...

    I think you're off by at least one order of magnitude...
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    Bumping. The 2015 Edmonton International Track...

    Bumping. The 2015 Edmonton International Track Classic starts in about 40 minutes. Link to schedule and live stream from Athletics Canada:

    http://tinyurl.com/od6rmy4

    Note the Devil's 5km is...
  19. Thread: Lausanne DL

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    Thanks! Looks like that will work.

    Thanks! Looks like that will work.
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    Will the meet be live-streamed somewhere? If so,...

    Will the meet be live-streamed somewhere? If so, can someone please post a link. Thanks!
  21. Thread: Paris DL

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    If by "quite a race" you mean Gatlin destroying...

    If by "quite a race" you mean Gatlin destroying his competition. Powell will be running for silver.
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    Bolt doesn't "shut down" nearly as much as his...

    Bolt doesn't "shut down" nearly as much as his legend suggests. And as the old adage says: "The light that shines twice as bright burns half as long." It should not be a surprise to anyone that...
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    Update for 2015! The Canadian Championships...

    Update for 2015! The Canadian Championships start this morning. Live stream is available here:

    http://live.athleticscanada.tv/liveactf.html
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    DeGrasse is in fact slated to run at the Pan Ams.

    DeGrasse is in fact slated to run at the Pan Ams.
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    On a more serious note (I kid Zues): I would...

    On a more serious note (I kid Zues): I would really like to see a couple things out of this meet. First, is Blake on a comeback, or washed up? Second: Bolt needs to run something, and do it...
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