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  1. Thread: '19 Paris DL

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    Abda was asked for 49.5 by McBride and Murphy. He...

    Abda was asked for 49.5 by McBride and Murphy. He was a bit faster than that but that is why he was sub 50.

    McBride and Murphy said, or their coaches said, they were going for national records....
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    Solid win and time for Roberts. Good sign for...

    Solid win and time for Roberts. Good sign for Doha.

    Holloway looks as though he has everything going forward over the first few hurdles. Then it seems he starts landing with his weight not quite...
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    Nice for Green. When I saw the 55 split for the...

    Nice for Green. When I saw the 55 split for the leaders, I looked for Green well back and followed her progress to the front, just in time.
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    I suspect so and I'd think it wise. Makhloufi...

    I suspect so and I'd think it wise.

    Makhloufi tried for the double in Rio and wound up with two silvers. If he were fresh for the 1500m, he might have had a gold instead of that sour look on his...
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    Additional national championship results from AK...

    Additional national championship results from AK twitter.

    Timothy Cheruyiot ran 1:43.11 for 800m.

    https://twitter.com/athletics_kenya?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
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    Thanks for the tip, although, really, the only...

    Thanks for the tip, although, really, the only information in the posted article re his immigration status is that there is no updated information. He's still waiting/hoping for green card as...
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    Ellis has to be top four. #2 at Trials; #2 on US...

    Ellis has to be top four. #2 at Trials; #2 on US list for 2019; 50.00 and 49.99 out of the blocks in 2017 and 2018. 23 years old.

    Still time left in season. But with top American time for year...
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    Athletics Kenya may or may not be clear on all...

    Athletics Kenya may or may not be clear on all the issues posed by the Trials delay.

    But the author of the Daily Nation article linked on the home page is confused about the Diamond League season...
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    You could argue it. I'm looking at the issue more...

    You could argue it. I'm looking at the issue more from the "what will happen" rather than the "what I think should happen" perspective. And, as I say, as long as Rodgers and Gatlin are on the team, I...
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    The Rodgers-Gatlin exchange was the cause of the...

    The Rodgers-Gatlin exchange was the cause of the DQ at Rio. But they did complete their pass at the last WC and I think the coaches will want to keep them in place as the 1-2.

    Coleman is the...
  11. To keep it neutral, I should perhaps say "same...

    To keep it neutral, I should perhaps say "same circumstance" rather than "same advantage", but, generally, yes. And there may be no physical transitioning.
  12. An XY human does not have to have a DSD issue to...

    An XY human does not have to have a DSD issue to formulate a desire to identify as female, including for the purpose of athletic competition. And I don't believe DSD is an issue for the transgender...
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    Odds on USA gold in W800m went up substantially...

    Odds on USA gold in W800m went up substantially today.
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    Engels not really a surprise W coming off that...

    Engels not really a surprise W coming off that 1:44 800m where he ran Hoppel to the line.
  15. Lomong and Kincaid easily had the fitness to run...

    Lomong and Kincaid easily had the fitness to run the standard. Don't understand their thought process, although at least Lomong is going to Doha.
  16. I was 99.9% sure your tongue was in cheek but...

    I was 99.9% sure your tongue was in cheek but figured I'd let you say it.
  17. Highest outdoor vault in 25 years, almost to the...

    Highest outdoor vault in 25 years, almost to the day.

    Would have liked a few more camera angles but nice to get the live coverage on the Sports Gold.
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    Hutchings thinks Roberts will take the tights off...

    Hutchings thinks Roberts will take the tights off tomorrow, but if he wore them in Austin he's going to keep them on anywhere, any conditions.
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    Cory McGee (DQ) wasn't really boxed coming into...

    Cory McGee (DQ) wasn't really boxed coming into the final straight in her heat. She could have gone wide and, as events played out, showed enough gas to advance. But she went for the gamble inside...
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    You're right; they did flash the data. There had...

    You're right; they did flash the data. There had to be a thought process as to why they didn't show him the red card on the track and we don't know what it was.
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    I presume the officials assigned to the Monaco...

    I presume the officials assigned to the Monaco meet are familiar with the latest version of IAAF rules. I also can't see the slightest reason why they would want to bend the rules to favor...
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    Meb emigrated at 12 with his family from Eritrea....

    Meb emigrated at 12 with his family from Eritrea. They had refugee status because of the ongoing civil war involving the Soviet-backed government.

    EC came over by himself in a process facilitated...
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    Coleman didn't take it well when Lyles edged him...

    Coleman didn't take it well when Lyles edged him out in Shanghai. There was some twitter traffic. And the following week at the Adidas Boost press conference Lyles said “Some people just don't like...
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    McLaughlin, Harrison and Wilson all with season's...

    McLaughlin, Harrison and Wilson all with season's bests in their wins. First two should be favorites for Doha gold. Wilson is going to need a court ruling.

    Old men Rodgers and Gatlin looking good...
  25. Thread: Sunset Tour

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    For purposes of the American Junior record, USATF...

    For purposes of the American Junior record, USATF did not convert Ryun's mark. It was considered to be 1:44.9. Recall that came up around the time Brazier was threatening and then broke the mark....
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