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August 21, 2014

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The IAAF's Abby Hoffman says that "innovations in the industry" are making it impossible for drug cheats to escape, reports the Daily Mail
(you'll excuse the gratuitous '50s rock reference)… Spikes talks to former TJ World Record holder Willie Banks about how clapping for jumpers came to be 3 decades ago…
John Goodbody of notes, "In many countries some sports, even track & field—the centerpiece of the Olympics—do not regularly feature in the media." U.S. fans can certainly relate…
European Athletics looks back fondly at the just-concluded Continental championships in Zürich…
Analyst Alan Abrahamson gives IOC head Thomas Bach kudos for trying hard, but says the overarching problem with the YOG is, "There are so many disconnects on so many levels"…
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