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  1. Thread: Andujar

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    Since he said "one thousand and five hundred...

    Since he said "one thousand and five hundred metres"and "People's Republic of South Africa," it must be the same guy who was doing ISATF Berlin.
  2. "Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison...

    "Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison in college admissions scandal"

    https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/felicity-huffman-sentenced-college-admissions-scandal-195146827.html
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    w1500 did not follow that script.

    w1500 did not follow that script.
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    If Federer played in an era of less depth, then...

    If Federer played in an era of less depth, then his contemporary should have also benefited from the depleted field. Here are four players who ranked #1 before Federer.

    Marat Safin. (18 months...
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    The modern racket technology has helped returners...

    The modern racket technology has helped returners more than servers. Nadal, Djokovic and Murray have all won higher percentages of their return games than Agassi, who was considered the best returner...
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    Nadal can be remembered for how he fought, and...

    Nadal can be remembered for how he fought, and Federer can be remembered for how he played. But I think Djokovic will only be remembered for what he achieved.

    Here is one example on how Federer...
  7. Still, given the recent performance, you can end...

    Still, given the recent performance, you can end the talk about possible "NCAA title contender."
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    But she is not from a country underrepresented in...

    But she is not from a country underrepresented in tennis. And she is participating in more than "preliminary rounds." No, she is not cheating. She is just gaming the system, and the system is flawed....
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    His name is Errol Creary. Sports commentator and...

    His name is Errol Creary. Sports commentator and enthusiast...

    https://twitter.com/errolcreary?lang=en
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    The worst tennis "pro" in the world?

    Brad Gilbert mentioned on ESPN that Taylor Townsend once played a 69 yr old woman in an ITF circuit a few years ago. That got me curious so I did some search, and came up with this article. It turned...
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    I think his name was on the screen at the...

    I think his name was on the screen at the beginning of Olympic Channel's telecast. I still have my DVR recording so I maybe I can check it later.
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    Yeah, but Krause could have gone much faster,...

    Yeah, but Krause could have gone much faster, since she was sitting behind Yavi, and didn't start kicking until after the last water jump. And she created a 4 sec gap in the last 150m.
  13. On the other hand, there is greater chance that a...

    On the other hand, there is greater chance that a young athlete does not know about her own DSD at a younger age. That eliminates the possibility of voluntarily withdrawing from competitions. An...
  14. I don't think the chromosome test itself is...

    I don't think the chromosome test itself is invasive. But making the result public is highly problematic, especially if the athlete in question did not know about her DSD in advance. So there has to...
  15. But high school or youth athletes were not tested...

    But high school or youth athletes were not tested back then. Do you want to start that now?
  16. How do you enforce this? Mandatory chromosome...

    How do you enforce this? Mandatory chromosome tests? At what age do you start? Some younger athletes may not even know that they have DSD. How do you disqualify them without violating their privacy?
  17. If you read to the end, you will find why it is...

    If you read to the end, you will find why it is relevant to this thread.

    "Meritocracy Is Killing High-School Sports"
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  18. Thread: '19 Paris DL

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    So she still had one second positive split, while...

    So she still had one second positive split, while leapfrogging everyone in the homestretch.

    Here is the Semenya race from 2016. It's hard to tell the 200m split, but I guess it is about 25 flat.
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    This is very informative. Your last point is...

    This is very informative. Your last point is especially interesting. Here is an interesting analysis of her notriety.
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  20. We don't know what Telfer's T-level was, and how...

    We don't know what Telfer's T-level was, and how long that level was sustained before the championship. If I am not mistaken, there is a wide range in how an individual responds to medication. So one...
  21. Thread: '19 Paris DL

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    Felix had remarkable home stretch finishes both...

    Felix had remarkable home stretch finishes both at 2015 USATF and 2016 Olympic Trials. In 2016, she ran the third 100 conservatively to save her ankle. So she still had a positive split in spite of...
  22. Judging from the photos and film clips, it seems...

    Judging from the photos and film clips, it seems Eastwood's body has been more feminized than Telfer's. If that's the case, I expect her performance level to drop more significantly. We don't even...
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    I saw an interview of Mia Khalifa on BBC Hard...

    I saw an interview of Mia Khalifa on BBC Hard Talk. She says she only made $12k for a dozen films. Is this credible?
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  24. China World Cup boost as nine foreigners switch nationality

    With 1 billion plus people, they cannot find enough home grown talent to fill the roster...

    https://sports.yahoo.com/china-world-cup-boost-nine-foreigners-switch-nationality-041710379--sow.html
  25. "Rich parents keep behaving badly to get their...

    "Rich parents keep behaving badly to get their children into college"
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