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DBR- Will The Olympics Cut Track & Field Events?- December 10, 2014
In order to accomodate more sports in the Games, the IOC might have to consider tightening the programs for some existing sports. Like us!…
DBR- "Growing Athletics In A New Era"- December 10, 2014
A slick 20-page pdf from middle-distance legend Seb Coe explains his vision for track & field as he ramps up his campaign for the IAAF presidency. This was originally posted last week, but got swamped by the Russian doping allegations…
DBR- USOC May Decide Next Week Whether To BId For '24- December 9, 2014
The 4 finalist cities—Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington—will make hour-long presentations next week, but the USOC board may wait a month or two before deciding whether or not to proceed…
Democracy Doesn't Come Cheap- December 9, 2014
DBR- Elliott Denman Analyzes Anaheim, Part 1- December 9, 2014
The veteran trackwriter takes a look at the USATF Annual Meeting, starting with CEO Max Siegel and the burgeoning budget…
DBR- Lauren Fleshman's Take On The USATF Meeting- December 8, 2014
The world-class distance runner made her first trip to the national governing body's annual conclave. Let's sum it up by saying she came away less than impressed by what happened, as she pulls no punches in her blog…
DBR- IOC Publishes 2024 Olympic Bid Process Timetable- December 7, 2014
Candidates for the Summer Games a decade from now have until next September to decide on their formal candidacy…
USATF Overturns Floor Vote On IAAF Position- December 7, 2014
DBR- Bringing A Storied Track Career Back As A Coach- December 7, 2014
“My legacy as a jumper will not be how far I jumped. My legacy will be how far the people I coached jumped. I’m putting that pressure on myself,” says a Houston assistant named Carl Lewis…