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  1. Thread: Mary Cain and Nike

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    The other, more troubling part of the piece, is...

    The other, more troubling part of the piece, is that the assistants did nothing to help her and are now running the rebranded NOP as if nothing happened. Being that this began (grooming) when Mary...
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    Just like w/ BALCO, every athlete coached by him...

    Just like w/ BALCO, every athlete coached by him during that period needs to be banned as well.
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    USATF's social media typically blows off the RW...

    USATF's social media typically blows off the RW events, even when it's the only race happening, like the World Team Champs or Pan Am Cup. It's too hard to just do your job these days.
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    This, when all is said and done, will have been...

    This, when all is said and done, will have been the most thrilling race of the meet.
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    I believe the Giorgi is only walking the 50km. ...

    I believe the Giorgi is only walking the 50km.

    Will be interesting to see how Michta-Coffey does in her 1st race back after giving birth 18 weeks ago.
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    Expect a rash of late race DQs for bent knees, as...

    Expect a rash of late race DQs for bent knees, as the athletes wilt in the heat.
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    Expect a rash of late race DQs for bent knees, as...

    Expect a rash of late race DQs for bent knees, as the athletes wilt in the heat.
  8. Ideally this will change the way the sport is...

    Ideally this will change the way the sport is covered (when it is) by mainstream media. Eliminating the negative connotations of anything less that a win in a WR performance needs to happen....
  9. Hypothetically, the FBI interview w/ Vin could...

    Hypothetically, the FBI interview w/ Vin could have been about this, with him pointing investigators down the right path to where the dirty laundry in Indy is stored.
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    Athletics legend Sergey Bubka and swimming legend...

    Athletics legend Sergey Bubka and swimming legend Alex Popov amongst those accused of taking bribes to ensure Rio hosted the 2016 Olympics....
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    Its the ability to have speed and endurance with...

    Its the ability to have speed and endurance with proper technique. The technique is the mutually exclusive department, as many good runners who have made the attempt to switch events have found out....
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    Running accomplishments are immaterial to walking...

    Running accomplishments are immaterial to walking ones. She is the rare athlete that can do both at a high level. 2 more years as a Junior should put her on that top 10 list.
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    Latest conquest in breaking the AJR for 20km in...

    Latest conquest in breaking the AJR for 20km in 1:38:55 today [1:47:18 Meaghan Podlaski 2016]. Qualified for OT at age 17 in her debut. Good chance she gets the OG standard in the next 12 months.
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    U20 was just in Miramar and NCAA D1 in Austin,...

    U20 was just in Miramar and NCAA D1 in Austin, TX. The NC weather is no worse than either location and often much better. Plus, if you have a big meet at App State, it's in the 70s all summer long,...
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    Time to move all Nationals to NC

    Beer, wine sales now legal at college stadiums in North Carolina
    https://www.newsobserver.com/sports/article231989757.html

    Plenty of facilities could host these meets. Weather is no worse than...
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    Did it once in an indoor 800m to win a heat....

    Did it once in an indoor 800m to win a heat. All-purpose surface let me slide about 15m on my chest afterwards. Not sure i'd have done it outdoors, however. Definitely was the most memorable race I...
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    and Taylor Ewert.

    and Taylor Ewert.
  18. Thread: Olympic schedule

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    More concerned w/ the use of "plausibly live"...

    More concerned w/ the use of "plausibly live" broadcasts of events that happened hours ago, but no one can watch until prime time scheduling. Stop screwing with things to create a story. The story is...
  19. Thread: I have a question.

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    outdoor

    outdoor
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    HS events range from 1500 to 3000 with a few 5000...

    HS events range from 1500 to 3000 with a few 5000 races like Penn. College is 3000 indoors and 5000 outdoors. Nothing too arduous for those highly skilled coaches to handle.
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    Wrong. It was part of the IC4A meet until a woman...

    Wrong. It was part of the IC4A meet until a woman beat the men and then ignorance had it removed. Being part of the NAIA doesn't cost anything more than any other event in that meet, so why would it...
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    The mar/half was presented, but was voted down...

    The mar/half was presented, but was voted down after the athletes said they wanted the distances to remain the same. The isolation of the event in the minds of those in the US is a direct result of...
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    Damilano has made statements consistent with the...

    Damilano has made statements consistent with the mindset that women are incapable of competing at 50km.
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    #1 was a result of a severely limited qualifying...

    #1 was a result of a severely limited qualifying period. The fact it existed at all was a lawsuit from the same attorney and athletes.
    #2 the standard put in place for the Worlds is 4:30, which is a...
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    [QUOTE=Trickstat;2699477] Some members of the...

    Some members of the RW Committee & Council are still of the opinion that a woman might drop her uterus if she were to RW 50km. To them, it's still 1919, not 2019.
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