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    09-16-2019, 07:22 PM
    Yes, but very tough to make a proper comeback, especially as one ages.
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    09-16-2019, 04:54 PM
    No longer follow tennis as closely as I did years back. At that time, I was sure that Nadal would literally wear himself out. with his playing...
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    09-16-2019, 04:52 PM
    Evidently, the other person won gold at Atlanta. Judging roughly by the distance mentioned, the other person belongs to Western Europe. One guess...
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    09-16-2019, 03:03 PM
    catson52 replied to a thread The Clementine in Historical
    One of my favorite TF people. I had lost interest in track in the mid-nineties, but watching the 1996 Olys on TV, I was immediately impressed when El...
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    09-09-2019, 05:33 PM
    I hope you are right, malaria has been one of he big killers for thousands (?) of years. If it applies to all mosquito borne diseases that would be a...
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    09-09-2019, 02:51 PM
    catson52 replied to a thread Big Event in Historical
    Assuming this is about TF. Then would seem to be at the Munich Olys. As I recall not too many WRs set there. Best bet would seem to be the women's...
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    09-09-2019, 12:39 PM
    catson52 replied to a thread Foul in Historical
    Ah yes, I well remember the headline "Kulibaba and the forty thieves".
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    09-08-2019, 12:11 PM
    catson52 replied to a thread Foul in Historical
    Don't think too many here would disagree with your general viewpoint. Much of what went on in Moscow 1980, e.g. the men's JT, was disgraceful.
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    09-06-2019, 09:51 PM
    Cheruiyot looks really good - big favorite for Doha? The same for Sifan Hassan, in whichever event(s) she chooses to compete in.
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    09-04-2019, 06:45 PM
    catson52 replied to a thread Foul in Historical
    That's a terrific jump, with no evidence of scraping the trailing foot, as he goes from the second to the third phase.
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    09-04-2019, 06:35 PM
    catson52 replied to a thread Foul in Historical
    In Mexico City, Gentile was the leading qualifier, with a WR, beating Schmidt's WR which had stood since 1960. In the finals, he led off with another...
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    08-27-2019, 01:57 PM
    Haven't been following this thread for some time. Earlier it was mostly about preaching to the already converted. Just a few comments from someone...
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    08-26-2019, 10:36 PM
    I am told by doctor friends, that placing extra emphasis on patient reviews of doctors has exacerbated the bad situation. If a doctor hesitates to...
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    08-26-2019, 05:54 PM
    My apologies, my comments were not directed at you. The Snell vs. Elliott question has been thought of for almost 60 years, with no resolution, of...
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    08-25-2019, 11:11 PM
    One reason could be that it all boils down to ones opinions/prejudices. Is the question hinting that one of those three is the favorite for all-time...
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    08-23-2019, 04:18 PM
    Wow, that is quite a list, with numerous medallists in important championships. Of course (1) there are numerous such from other countries (2) others...
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    08-21-2019, 05:42 PM
    catson52 replied to a thread Big Event in Historical
    So, Europe is the best bet, along with Switzerland. Two WRs that year I recall in Switzerland. Hary and Calhoun, the latter of course equalled...
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    08-19-2019, 01:50 PM
    I particularly like the story of traveling to a meeting in Brisbane (Spring 1959?). Elliott on the bus smoked and if I recall correctly drank a beer....
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