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DBR- Did We Learn Anything From The IOC's Site Visits?- May 17, 2017
After the stops in LA and Paris, Patrick Baumann, head of the IOC's Evaluation Commission said, it was important to understand the "visions & challenges," reports Rich Perelman of the SportsExaminer…
DBR- How Is The Paris Bid Like Rocky Horror Picture Show?- May 17, 2017
"Let's do the time warp again, people," says Alan Abrahamson, judging the French approach to the '24 Olympic contest to be stuck in the past…
DBR- Athletic Experience Podcast: Trey Hardee- May 16, 2017
Multi-event fans can settle in for a nice long listen on this one as Tom FitzSimons conducts a 3-hour interview with the former world champion on a myriad of topics…
DBR- USATF Announces Finalists To Host '20 Oly Trials- May 16, 2017
The selection of Team USA for Tokyo will happen somewhere on the West Coast, as the bidders will be Eugene, Sacramento and Walnut…
DBR- Different But Equally Impressive '24 Olympic Visions- May 16, 2017
Nick Butler of insidethegames.biz looks at bidding cities "playing an elaborate game of cat & mouse with an IOC inspection panel"…
DBR- What Did de Coubertin Know For 2024?- May 16, 2017
Alan Abrahamson says the Olympic movement could learn something from its founder, explaining, "Less is better than more. Stop building stuff. The Olympics are bettere that way"…
DBR- Little Change At Top USTFCCCA Men's Rankings- May 16, 2017
It's still Texas A&M over Florida, with Georgia and Alabama moving into 3 and 4 for a 1-2-3-4 SEC sweep at the top of the charts…
DBR- Oregon Women Back On Top Of USTFCCCA Ranks- May 15, 2017
The Conference weekend made for all kind of changes in what the coaches' computers think: Oregon moved from 2 to 1, Arkansas from 5 to 2, LSU from 4 to 3 and Texas A&M from 1 to 4…
DBR- Delays Extend The Life Of Classic Hayward Field- May 15, 2017
Austin Meek of the Eugene Register-Guard explains that it's not the usual suspect, money, that's delaying the rebuild. It's getting the design right…