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    Thanks to both of you!

    Thanks to both of you!
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    Hi Powell, I am looking for entry/start lists...

    Hi Powell,

    I am looking for entry/start lists for the Wiesław Maniak Memorial meeting in Szczecin this Thursday but I can't even see the meeting listed on domtel-sport.pl. Can you help me out,...
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    I don't see any formcharts for Worlds on the...

    I don't see any formcharts for Worlds on the website ... Are you all talking about this instead - https://trackandfieldnews.com/prediction-department-2019-world-championships-medalists-2/ ?
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    One of the performances of the Games ... Mexico's...

    One of the performances of the Games ... Mexico's Laura Galvan winning the 5000 in 15:35.

    You might think there's nothing that special about that ...

    Except, just 40 minutes earlier she'd...
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    Watching the close-up replay at the time I...

    Watching the close-up replay at the time I wondered if she might be DQ'd. In the home straight (penultimate hurdle?) her trail leg went slightly over the barrier in the next lane and since...
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    But I was talking about them not even appearing...

    But I was talking about them not even appearing to be familiar with athletes who are amongst the best in their events and who've placed well in global finals. There's no excuse for that if they call...
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    IMO, there's no excuse either for getting Lasa...

    IMO, there's no excuse either for getting Lasa wrong. He's been one of the top 8 or so in his event in the last few years. They should know more than just the top 2 or 3 in each event (clearly in...
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    Watching the Pan Am coverage on ESPNU you can...

    Watching the Pan Am coverage on ESPNU you can tell that Stones, O'Brien & Montgomery don't actually follow the sport in any detail. In the discus Montogomery called the winner Yaime Tellez when...
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    What? Do you really think the IAAF only started...

    What? Do you really think the IAAF only started keeping performance lists in the 1990s? (T&FN started in 1948, right?)
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    Eh? Just when exactly do you think the IAAF...

    Eh? Just when exactly do you think the IAAF started keeping performance lists? When they first started their website, LOL?
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    I believe these performances did actually happen...

    I believe these performances did actually happen (and on a 400m track not a 380m-ish track as some people suspect). You only have to watch the 1993 World Championships to believe that they were...
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    I've sent you a PM.

    I've sent you a PM.
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    Really enjoyed the Joensuu meeting. That 100H was...

    Really enjoyed the Joensuu meeting. That 100H was an awesome race and what a fairy tale for Annimari Korte who retired in 2013 but started her comeback in 2017.

    No mention for another Camilla...
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    Sotteville les Rouen (FRA) wDT: 1 Yaime Perez...

    Sotteville les Rouen (FRA)

    wDT:
    1 Yaime Perez 69.39 PB WL
    2 Denia Caballero 69.08

    w100H:
    1 Tobi Amusan 12.49 PB (+1.9m/s)
    2 Queen Claye 12.63
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    LOL, I remember Cathy on the BBC. Had she been...

    LOL, I remember Cathy on the BBC. Had she been smoking weed just before??!

    Re the articulate multi-eventer, I'm not sure that's the answer. I find Dan O'Brien to be a poor commentator. And, as an...
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    The first is the late, great David Coleman and...

    The first is the late, great David Coleman and the other is Brendan Foster who retired (or was pushed out?) from athletics commentary about 18 months ago. He'd played an ever decreasing role since...
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    Yes, for the last 4 years, 2015-18 (as per...

    Yes, for the last 4 years, 2015-18 (as per https://www.iaaf.org/records/competition-performance-rankings ).
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    Hmm, that's strange because the same address does...

    Hmm, that's strange because the same address does work if you go to https://www.mediaklikk.hu/ first then click the purple "Elo" button top right and select M4 Sport.
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    The startlists are out -...

    The startlists are out - https://atletika.hu/sites/default/files/masz/csatolt-dokumentumok/2019/startlistsgym2019.pdf
    Oduduru, McLeod, Okagbare & Shericka Jackson have withdrawn.
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    Do they really do that in the States? Sounds like...

    Do they really do that in the States? Sounds like cheating to me! :D
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    Live Gyulai Istvan Memorial, Tue 9 July

    This meeting in Székesfehérvár, near Budapest in Hungary is regularly the highest ranked one-day meeting outside of the DLs & ISTAF Berlin and this year looks like it will be no exception. There's...
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    Live stream via...

    Live stream via https://www.youtube.com/user/GCMarathon

    The race starts at 7.20am local time.
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    164 with Lyles as Captain. Took a chance...

    164 with Lyles as Captain.

    Took a chance picking Kendricks AND Duplantis (I very rarely double up like that) but that didn't pan out. Lyles softened the blow though.
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    In a desperate bid to make up ground I'm taking...

    In a desperate bid to make up ground I'm taking some risks! ;)

    Also, I'm avoiding the 110H from now on. Omar F McLeod (middle name Friggin') and co have let me down too many times already this...
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    Tim Hutchings said he has an infected knee. Don't...

    Tim Hutchings said he has an infected knee. Don't know if it's related to his fall last time he raced.
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