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    The IAAF can do whatever it wants with the World...

    The IAAF can do whatever it wants with the World Championships; the participation numbers for the OG are controlled by the IOC.

    As I've said many times in the past, track is lucky that the 2-only...
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    To clarify: those are the criteria for our World...

    To clarify: those are the criteria for our World Rankings, which are decided by "argumentation" among a small group that composes the Rankings panel.

    The AOY voting (with a much larger group)...
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    and that's enough of that

    and that's enough of that
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    an intriguing Keni Harrison question: AOY?

    can she become the AOY even without competing in Rio?
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    thump-thump-thump

    thump-thump-thump
  6. Was also used in Portland; don't think it saved...

    Was also used in Portland; don't think it saved much/any time.
  7. Thread: 10.49s & 21.34s

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    The clock is good for both, the wind reading on...

    The clock is good for both, the wind reading on the 10.49 is bullshit. The 21.34 has no technological problems attached to it.

    About the "clean" we shall not speak (by board rules). She didn't...
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    Only a fanboi would be silly enough to "attack"...

    Only a fanboi would be silly enough to "attack" over this stance. I'd say they're about as closely matched as they've ever been, even if Bolt remains a clear favorite in both in my eyes.
  9. What an amazing coincidence! As I walked out of...

    What an amazing coincidence! As I walked out of my office building yesterday and pushed the left door, I mused on why I've been doing it that way for decades.

    True story follows: when I was in...
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    Another Bolt double, coming up!

    Another Bolt double, coming up!
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    prescience award!

    prescience award!
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    I suspect it's because "modern" track facilities...

    I suspect it's because "modern" track facilities are in reality multi-purpose venues and the athletic department/recreation department don't want a flat surface of "tartan" marred by something that...
  13. Please share with us your insider knowledge of...

    Please share with us your insider knowledge of DDR dosages and how they differed from those taken in the free world.
  14. Name me anything else that has happened in the...

    Name me anything else that has happened in the last 40 years of the "war on drugs" that has had a more chilling effect on broad-scale doping schemes. I don't think there's anything else that's nearly...
  15. Thread: 1968 fashions

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    That's pure Carnaby Street; don't think many...

    That's pure Carnaby Street; don't think many Americans dressed that way (referring to OP)
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    unless Adhemar da Silva is still alive?

    unless Adhemar da Silva is still alive?
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    I'd be shocked if it were anyone but the futbol...

    I'd be shocked if it were anyone but the futbol dude.
  18. Thread: Women's 4x100

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    Felix may get the same, and I hesitate to use the...

    Felix may get the same, and I hesitate to use the term, "pity dispensation" that put SRR on the 4x4 squad last year.
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    If it's a free app, no rules are violated; if...

    If it's a free app, no rules are violated; if it's a for-profit venture.....
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    Then how do you explain that at the end of the...

    Then how do you explain that at the end of the '63 season he was =No. 2 on the all-time world list in the 200? Did he use some Jedi mind trick to get to the finish faster than anybody not named Henry...
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    In a "traditional six" competition, Masso would...

    In a "traditional six" competition, Masso would also have had two more attempts.
  22. The display of "exact distance" isn't what the...

    The display of "exact distance" isn't what the athlete is credited with in the official results; that's merely a spectator aid.
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    I adopted him at the World Juniors 2 years ago,...

    I adopted him at the World Juniors 2 years ago, he was so danged impressive
  24. you most certainly are misinterpreting what I'm...

    you most certainly are misinterpreting what I'm saying... the word/thought "corporate" never entered my mind. It's all about free will and actions by individual athletes.
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    I was talking HS record, not internationally

    I was talking HS record, not internationally
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