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DBR- For Stat Geeks: The Best-Ever Marks-For-Place- July 4, 2017
When Emma Coburn ran 9:11.08 in the Paris DL last weekend, it was the fastest 5th-place ever in the steeple. Check out the numbers for all the places in all the events…
DBR- Testosterone: Leveling The Women's Playing Field- July 3, 2017
The IAAF reacts to the release of a new study it hopes will buttress its case with CAS regards hyperandrogenic women athletes…
DBR- Exploring The Oldest XC Club In The World- July 3, 2017
The Thames Hare & Hounds will turn 150 next year. Harrier maven Andrew Boyd Hutchinson looks at the long history of this fascinating organization…
DBR- A Short History Of Sporting Comebacks- July 3, 2017
Mike Rowbottom's piece is mainly about swimming, but he also touches on a few (in)famous track characters for insidethegames.biz…
DBR- The Curious Case Of Ajee' Wilson's Positive Test- July 2, 2017
Sarah Baker of Deadspin explores some of the ins and outs of the obscure drug Zeranol, which earned the star halfmiler the briefest of bans after she apparently ate meat which contained it…
DBR- Same-Year NCAA/USATF Double Champions- July 2, 2017
Winning both national titles in one year is a feat only accomplished by an elite few. 4 more names were added in Sacramento: Fred Kerley, Eric Futch, Keturah Orji & Kendell Williams…
DBR- Britain Needs New Stars To Fill Seats- July 2, 2017
After seeing such a sparse crowd at the UK's World Championships Trials, Sean Ingle of The Guardian says that without new blood the sport's stature is going to tumble…
DBR- Ian Waltz Loving Post-Competition Life- July 2, 2017
Greg Lee of the Spokesman-Review tells the tale of how the big kid from a small town in Idaho became a 2-time Olympic discus thrower…
DBR- The Best-Ever Non-Qualifying Marks- July 2, 2017
Balász Baji of Hungary ran 13.28 in the heats of the Paris DL yesterday… and didn't make the final. That's the fastest non-Q ever in the 110H. Check out the bests in all the events…