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DBR- IOC To Cut Deal With Paris & LA For '24 & '28 Games- July 11, 2017
Graham Dunbar of the Associated Press, reports from today's meeting in Lausanne. His take is that Paris is favored for the '24 award…
DBR- IAAF Going To CAS With Testosterone Evidence - July 11, 2017
Professor Ross Tucker wonders who has the advantage here, the federation or the arbiters…
DBR- Is A New Set Of World Records A Good Idea?- July 10, 2017
FiveThirtyEight engaged in a roundtable discussion of one of our sport's heaviest issues…
DBR- Olympic Bidding: "The Issue Is Money"- July 10, 2017
"Increasing sensitivity to public expenditures on the Games is the driving force that is eliminating city aftercity that considers bidding for the Games," says Rich Perelman of thesportsexaminer.com…
DBR- Toni Reavis's Blog: London DL Coverage- July 10, 2017
Although criticizing TV coverage of our sport has become a "cottage industry," says the noted running commentator, NBC got a lot of things right this weekend…
DBR- Debbie Brill Raised The Bar- July 10, 2017
Scott Russell of CBC Sports looks back at the Canadian high jump legend, who at the same time as Dick Fosbury was inventing his style, unknowingly did the same thing…
DBR- How 2 Facebook Messages Changed Chaunté Lowe - July 10, 2017
The American high jumper now has an Olympic medal, but as Michael Powell of the New York Times reports, she didn't get the satisfaction of standing on the podium…
DBR- What Did The IOC Evaluation Commission Really Say?- July 9, 2017
The Olympic overlords issued a report that said good things about the '24 (and '28?) bids of Los Angeles and Paris, but Rich Perelman notes that there might be a $65M discrepancy…
DBR- There Will Never Be Another Usain Bolt- July 9, 2017
"The Jamaican sprinter always seemed to be having a great time. We'll miss him," says Martin Fritz Huber of Outside