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August 16, 2017

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As Matt Davis of the BBC explains, the IOC can reallocate Games honors all it wants, but getting possession of the originals from banned athletes can be problematic…
David Owen of insidethegames.biz muses on what role the governing body of the Olympics will play now that it appears to have no bids to award for some years go come…
Alan Abrahamson analyzes the significance of next July's "The Meet," a compact 2-hour, 9-event meet in the Olympic stadium…
Tyler Mayforth of USTFCCCA has compiled a list of all those athletes with U.S. collegiate ties and finds they won 55 medals total: 25 gold, 18 silver & 12 bronze. The details…
Craig Pickering, a former British sprint Olympian analyzes the biomechanics data from London. Lots of good numbers in this one…
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