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    Actually I looked at it again....and it's a bike...

    Actually I looked at it again....and it's a bike lane not a sidewalk...and the fence separates the runners from the sidewalk ...so I think it is good....it's at 51:42 into the race....
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    Being a track specialist for Kenya is not a great...

    Being a track specialist for Kenya is not a great way to make a living....no wonder they barely have anybody...
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    Bluetooth and Hedy Lamarr

    In the FT this weekend..

    Bluetooth was conceived in 1994 at Ericsson in Sweden, but the company saw little value in it and let it go open-source. Two former employees have a rightful claim to be...
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    When your only job is to hand out flowers to the...

    When your only job is to hand out flowers to the winner....you have to do it...so we should sympathize...there are worse things....like pee in this cup please....

    Great race...he looked...
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    Yes....who knows where that may lead....

    Yes....who knows where that may lead....
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    New Half Marathon WR 58:01

    Last 10 miles in 44:10....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhXRKwEieIw&app=desktop&persist_app=1
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    Oh yeah...I remember that well...Ooh Aah Cantona!

    Oh yeah...I remember that well...Ooh Aah Cantona!
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    Pretty nutty...at Oregon my brother who was on...

    Pretty nutty...at Oregon my brother who was on the gymnastics team 40 years ago is in the HOF and he didn't even win an NCAA title let alone an Olympic gold...
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    Bowling Green HoF

    What else is new...


    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EEdWjPbU0AAWrmr?format=jpg&name=medium
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    Also after 2020 there probably will be another...

    Also after 2020 there probably will be another evaluation by Lottery people of funding....having a higher percentage of medalists of those competing in major championships this year and next perhaps...
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    Yes I think you are onto something there....

    Yes I think you are onto something there....
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    Obviously I don't know....but funding from what I...

    Obviously I don't know....but funding from what I gather is even more ruthless these days...as I said earlier....probably a signal to Lottery people.....no wasted funding here....
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    Exactly....you have the makings of a British...

    Exactly....you have the makings of a British Sports Official...no softies here!
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    Right ....from the FT... The projects are tiny...

    Right ....from the FT...

    The projects are tiny in scale. Atlas Carbon can only use up to 32,000 short tons a year of coal. Two of the 60 trains leaving the basin every day can haul that much coal...
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    Poor Atticus...you don't understand the guy is a...

    Poor Atticus...you don't understand the guy is a loser...30 already....chances of a medal are nil in the future....having him around makes everyone look bad...

    Competition for funding is a...
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    'The way elite sport is funded is "cut-throat"...

    'The way elite sport is funded is "cut-throat" because "results are everything", five-time Olympic rowing champion Sir Steve Redgrave says.

    Bullying claims in several Olympic sports have led to...
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    I see people don't follow British sports...

    I see people don't follow British sports much....good reasons have nothing to do with it....only medals....not taking him along is probably a subtle hint that he should retire and a warning to...
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    Probably because GB athletics is financed...

    Probably because GB athletics is financed completely by the Lottery....it's a political game fighting for funding from other sports...which get can dropped at a moment's notice....and the basis for...
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    Yes....millionaire coaches screaming at unpaid,...

    Yes....millionaire coaches screaming at unpaid, scholarship or not, college players is a huge turnoff....'You are killing my postseason bonus!'....and of course loyalty for coaches is basically...
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    In today's FT ... Wyoming’s Powder River Basin...

    In today's FT ...

    Wyoming’s Powder River Basin wants to be known for the element one row up the periodic table.

    “Carbon Valley” is a vision of the future for America’s largest coal-producing...
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    David Crosby pretty much burned all his...

    David Crosby pretty much burned all his bridges....and Ronstadt has been a delight....as the charm in the New Yorker article really comes through....
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    Right a discussion on one of the most important...

    Right a discussion on one of the most important topics of the day and I'm suppose to just ignore it....not even sure what one can say....you can't even point out nonsense like someone just noted when...
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    The bad science is really almost all on one side....

    The bad science is really almost all on one side.

    Fwiw nuclear should be part of the solution for clean energy....it has its problems but doesn't add to greenhouse gases....
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    Not sure I see the point of this thread...

    Not sure I see the point of this thread anymore....as rsb3 noted it's not even a serious discussion now....
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    It's only 63 centimeters longer....shorter than a...

    It's only 63 centimeters longer....shorter than a 440 track.
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