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DBR- Head-To-Heads We'd Love To See: Bolt Versus . . . - August 6, 2016
How about Mo Farah? The London Telegraph gets imaginative…
DBR- An Opening Ceremony To Remember- August 6, 2016
"Rio rises over obstacles and delivers," is Alan Abrahamson's judgment…
DBR- Revitalized Semenya Braced For More Questions- August 6, 2016
"Her expected success in the 800 meters looks just as sure to bring up further examination of her running credentials," reports Reuters…
DBR- An Incomplete List Of Why Nobody Gives…- August 5, 2016
(expurgated) about the Olympics anymore… As in not everybody lives and dies for this every-4-years spectacle. Here's reason.com's partial rationale…
DBR- Inside The USOC's Funding Of Olympic Sports- August 5, 2016
Bloomberg analyzes the "performance-driven" model which finds the bulk of the cash going to federations that produce lots of medals…
DBR- Bolt Says, "They Will Feel My Full Wrath"- August 5, 2016
The Jamaican star tells Reuters that U.S. sprinters "have not learned over the years that the more you talk, the more I will want to beat you. It's one of those things, but I'm looking forward to it, should be exciting"…
DBR- The Slow Descent Of Houston McTear- August 4, 2016
Michael McKnight of Sports Illustrated takes an extended look a the fabled teen sprinter of the '70s…
DBR- Investigator Says WADA Chief Thwarted His Efforts- August 4, 2016
David Epstein of Pro Publica says, "Jack Robertson, who left the agency in January, said he was forced to leak information to the media in order to pressure WADA president Sir Craig Reedie to act"…
DBR- Obesity Report: The Games Just Got Bigger- August 4, 2016
The IOC needs an intervention, says Rich Perelman. Instead of adding sports—as it just did for 2020—it needs to pare the program…