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DBR- "When I'm In Great Shape…" Says Usain Bolt- April 19, 2015
"…I worry about nobody because I know that when I'm at my best—it's definitely almost impossible to beat me."…
DBR- The Weekend's Best Matchups- April 19, 2015
Tops on Jesse Squire's list for this extended period comes on Monday: Shalane Flanagan vs. History at the Boston Marathon…
DBR- Lananna Kept His Eye On The Prize- April 19, 2015
"The public still doesn't know exactly what it's signing up for," writes Austin Meeks of the Eugene Register-Guard, "but the TrackTown motto—In Vin We Trust—means Eugene will support it."…
DBR- The Toughest U.S. Team To Make?- April 19, 2015
Fresh from the pages of the May T&FN, Jon Hendershott looks at he men's shot scene, an event where Americans provided 7 of last year's 70-footers;
DBR- "Bail On Boston, Give It To Los Angeles"- April 16, 2015
Christine Brennan of USA Today says that if the U.S. has any hope of winning the '24 Olympic bid, the USOC has to admit it made a mistake and switch horses…
DBR- Flashback: 2014 Major Marathon Race Maps- April 16, 2015
As April's big 26-milers approach, geographer Sean Hartnett, T&FN's "Professor Marathon," beautifully charts the course for last year's Boston, London, Berlin & Chicago races…
DBR- T&FN's All-Time Relay Rankings, Part 3- April 16, 2015
In this installment, we look at the men's 4 x 400, where Baylor has run up a stunning record, more than doubling the score of the second-best team and making the top 10 for 36 years in a row…
DBR- How Eugene Got The 2021 Bid- April 16, 2015
Analyst Alan Abrahamson singles out 5 people—Vin Lananna, Seb Coe, Lamine Diack, Robert Fasullo & Max Siegel—for making the unexpected happen…
DBR- IAAF Awards 2021 World Championships To Eugene- April 16, 2015
The IAAF Council, in bypassing the usual bidding process, launched a surprise in taking a "unique strategic opportunity" to put is biggest meet in the U.S. for the first time…