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    Emma Coburn says she will not participate in the...

    Emma Coburn says she will not participate in the demoted steeple at Diamond League meetings.

    The prize money for the individual races would be on par with DL events at those meetings, but Coburn...
  2. We're a few days from the first event on the 2020...

    We're a few days from the first event on the 2020 Sports Gold schedule, and there is still no indication that this year's package will include Diamond League or, for that matter, any WA track...
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    Winning time was 4:07.xx, Beamish. I'm...

    Winning time was 4:07.xx, Beamish.

    I'm guessing you're looking at altitude conversions.

    NAU actually puts altitude conversions on its school record board. Diego Estrada's 4:04.36 effort in Jan...
  4. How are you concluding that there will be a...

    How are you concluding that there will be a significant increase in overall coverage? Right now, the schedule page I'm looking at is very thin and doesn't even mention Diamond League.

    I assume the...
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    Thank you very much for providing this. I...

    Thank you very much for providing this.

    I strongly recommend anyone interested go to the link provided in Post #1 and scroll to Rule 168. The presentation in Post #2 does not lend itself to being...
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    Thank you very much for that info. I called up...

    Thank you very much for that info.

    I called up web caches of the previous IAAF versions of the profiles and noticed two changes.

    One is that the mugshot has been enlarged. The entire WA page...
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    Called up some athlete profiles just to see the...

    Called up some athlete profiles just to see the new site and note that someone at WA apparently had the bright idea of having the athletes pose for photos.

    Result: mugshots that have the athletes...
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    And eliminated as a DL event, which means no...

    And eliminated as a DL event, which means no participation in the DL final and its prize money.

    Also could have consequences for prize money at the meetings at which the steeple is held. Looking...
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    Weather.com has handy-dandy daily historical info...

    Weather.com has handy-dandy daily historical info for Tokyo and Sapporo, both year-specific and historical average.

    Avg high-low for Tokyo for first week of August is 87/75F.

    For Sapporo it's...
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    On the acronym/initialism distinction brought up...

    On the acronym/initialism distinction brought up earlier in the thread, I recommend wikipedia's discussion.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acronym

    A google search for "acronym" yields 114...
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    Perhaps not where the credit is due (and I do...

    Perhaps not where the credit is due (and I do think it's a very sensible solution myself).

    Tokyo officials are not happy with IOC presenting the move as a done deal and seem prepared to lobby...
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    ##2,6,9,10 in the event won 4x4 gold in 2:56.69,...

    ##2,6,9,10 in the event won 4x4 gold in 2:56.69, a time that has only been bettered (slightly) by one other nation.

    GB ran 2:56.60 at Atlanta '96 and 2:56.65 at WC following year.
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    I should have been more clear. DB didn't have to...

    I should have been more clear. DB didn't have to face Amos at WC.

    Yes, DB did run Amos down at the line in Zurich when DB ran even splits and Amos ran 48/54. Amos would still have been favorite...
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    Kendricks or Lyles for me, based on where their...

    Kendricks or Lyles for me, based on where their 2019 best marks put them on world all-time lists and their Diamond League wins, in addition to world titles.

    Double DL win for Lyles. American...
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    Very true but with Doha in rear view and looking...

    Very true but with Doha in rear view and looking forward, I'd say all fourteen golds are plausibly capable of being defended. None were flukes or achieved by athletes at the end of their careers.
    ...
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    14 golds ties with 05 Helsinki and 07 Osaka for...

    14 golds ties with 05 Helsinki and 07 Osaka for most ever at WC.

    It is also more than at any Olympics since 84 L.A. when it was 16.

    16 is the record since 1904 and has been done a few times.
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    14 gold. 14-11-4 the breakdown.

    14 gold.

    14-11-4 the breakdown.
  18. No one knows who is tainted and who is not. Or...

    No one knows who is tainted and who is not. Or the extent to which there is any such distinction to be made. And making accusations oneself is no exemption on that count.

    When American athletes...
  19. Muir finished within a few tenths of her PB. She...

    Muir finished within a few tenths of her PB. She got beat.
  20. At least Torrence was displaced from medaling by...

    At least Torrence was displaced from medaling by the people she complained about. And then went on to win an individual gold.

    Muir finished fifth and is going home with deserved zip. So, really,...
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    Trayvon Bromell, bronze at Beijing 2015. Injury...

    Trayvon Bromell, bronze at Beijing 2015. Injury plagued. No 100m time in 2018, best of 10.54 this year.

    Wouldn't count on it.
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    Seiko baton transponder splits: Richard 45.5...

    Seiko baton transponder splits:

    Richard 45.5
    Norwood 45.2
    London 44.5
    Strother 44.7

    London's 44.5 even more impressive considering the stumble at the beginning of the leg.

    Rae of Italy...
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    After the prelim, they were being cautious for...

    After the prelim, they were being cautious for that last exchange and that was the right choice.
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    Smart race. Brilliantly done. Never a doubt.:)

    Smart race. Brilliantly done.

    Never a doubt.:)
  25. She tried the 800m at Rio and didn't get out of...

    She tried the 800m at Rio and didn't get out of the first heat with a 2:00.

    At Monaco the following year, she ran 1:56.81, which was only good for fourth behind two runners now no longer eligible...
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