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Indian Shot Putter Inderjeet Singh Fails Doping Test Singh claimed his sample was “tampered with” and he was being punished for speaking out against his federation.

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London Anniversary Games *Full Day 2 Results *Full Day 1 Results *TV & Streaming

Screenshot (1250)Day 2 Full Recap LRC On To Rio: Mo Farah Delivers A World-Leading 5,000m And Warning Shot To Kamworor And Karoki, Molly Ludlow Almost Wins And Much More Day 2 of the London Anniversary Games was full of quality, the best of which came from Mo Farah who put on a show for the fans and destroyed American Bernard Lagat, Ben True, Ryan Hill and Eric Jenkins in the process. There was good news for Emma Coburn and she didn’t even race but more heartbreak for Molly Ludlow.
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Hill, True, and Jenkins go home DEVASTATED!
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Mo and Butchard smash up USA and Kenya
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Harrison-12.20Day 1 LRC American Keni Harrison Rebounds In Incredible Fashion From Not Making Olympic Team, Breaks 28-Year-Old World Record In Women’s 100 Hurdles We all love sports because they are not scripted. Keni Harrison has gone from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs.
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12.20 WR For Keni Harrison in Hurdles

Screenshot_2016-07-22-16-10-03LRC Move Over, Kelly Holmes – Laura Muir Is The New British Record Holder At 1,500m Muir was sensational!!! American Amanda Eccleston showed no post-Trials 4th place fatigue as she PRed.

Screenshot (1191)LRC The Rest Of The Meet: Usain Bolt Wins And Shows He’s Healthy, Brandon McBride Comes Close, Silas Kiplagat Is Still Really Good And Is Shaunae Miller – Not Allyson Felix – The Favorite In The 400? Day 1 of the London Anniversary Games was full of quality.

Random But Interesting

Russia: Will The IOC Do What Has To Be Done?

Good And Bad Olympic News

Mary Decker And Zola Budd Are In The News

Would You Break Your Marathon PR If We Offered You $200,000? What About $10,000 To Come Within 30 Seconds Per Mile Of It?

LRCOne Of The Largest Cash Prizes In Road Racing History Goes Unclaimed - 48-Year-Old Pennsylvania Viral Marathon Dad, Mike Rossi, Misses Out On $200,000 Challenge To Replicate His Marathon Personal Best

We were so confident that Mike Rossi cheated at the 2014 Lehigh Valley Marathon that we offered him $200,000 to replicate his personal best. He failed to do so and also failed to claim $10,000 if he could come within even 30 seconds per mile of his alleged marathon best.

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Pre-Meet TrackTown Summer Series News

IMG_20160728_131945LRC The Track Town Summer Series Is Here: Everything You Need To Know From The Press Conference – Plus The Pros Don’t Make Much In Europe Team track and field gives it a go Friday.

LRC TrackTown Summer Series Preview: Robby Andrews Vs. Ben Blankenship In An Olympic Trials Rematch, Plus Matthew Centrowitz Vs. Erik Sowinski & Melissa Bishop Vs. Brenda Martinez at 800 With the Olympics just over two weeks away, several top Americans will get one final tune-up before Rio in the final meet at Hayward Field before it begins renovations. Overall, 23 Brazil-bound athletes will be in action, with Will Claye, Brittney Reese and Erik Kynard all taking part.

Weekly Recap

Harrison-12.20WTW Age Cheating At World Juniors, Russia Doesn’t Get Banned, The IOC Screws Over Yuliya Stepanova And Is Keni Harrison The Second Coming Of Michael Johnson? We break down the good (Keni Harrison is back in a big way) and bad (lots of cheating still going on all over the place) from an action-packed week with two great meets – one in Houston and one in London.

stepanovaFight The Injustice LRC Sign The Petition To Get Whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova Into The Olympics We don’t just think she should be in the Olympics – we think she should lead the parade of nations. She’s a role model that Russia and the world should follow. Yes, she made mistakes, but she’s more than made up for them.
*Sign The German Language Petition That Already Has 35,000+ Signatures Petition has not been translated to English.

Jumps And Throws

Looking Ahead To The Fall

Olympic News: Rule 40 Blackout Period Started Yesterday

Stepanovs Hit Back At IOC Decision

Trail / Ultra News

American Track League Houston *Results

centro-murphy7LRC Clayton Murphy Versus Centro Lives Up To The Hype, De Grasse Defeats Powell & Gives The Stare, Prandini Gets The Double Centro and Murphy both brought it in the 1,000m and Murphy was too good and got the win. Ajee Wilson won the 800.

LRC Sandi Morris Breaks The American Record In The Pole Vault Video.

IOC Decides Against Total Russian Ban

Russian Team Escapes Blanket Ban From IOC For Rio Games Instead, the 28 individual sports federations that make up the summer Games will make their own decisions while any Russian with a previous doping sanction is banned. *Discuss

Sprint Stuff: Could Bolt Go To 2020?

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Screenshot 2016-07-22 at 18.47.55LRC What A Day For High School Sprint Stars: Michael Norman Wins World Juniors 200m And Lyles Brothers Turn Pro Noah Lyles gets all the attention but his younger brother has better range. Video of Norman’s run.

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Two All-Time Greats Will Duel At Berlin 2016

Get Psyched For September: Wilson Kipsang And Kenenisa Bekele Will Go Head-To-Head At The 2016 Berlin Marathon Maybe something positive will come out of the madness that was Ethiopia not selecting Bekele for their Rio marathon squad.
*MB: Bekele and Kipsang in Berlin, also Yuki Kawauch

Non-Olympic News From Kenya

Random But Interesting

Good Reads

RRead #1 The Return Of Caster Semenya: Olympic Favourite And Ticking Timebomb The Guardian’s Donald McRae has done an excellent job of bringing the Semenya story to the UK masses in 4,000+ words. You get a feel for both Semenya the person – who had been unhappy and injured in recent years – and the scientific argument for her exclusion thanks to Ross Tucker.

RRead #2 Learn About Amazing Story Of Uganda’s Last Olympic Champ Before Stephen Kiprotich – John Akii-Bua He was born into poverty as one of 43 children and died a pauper at the age of 47. In between, he managed to somehow win 1972 400H Olympic gold with a WR. His coach, who is now the UK Athletics National Event coach for Hurdles and Senior Performance, remembers him fondly: “Of all the athletes I have worked with, I put John number one.”

The Zola Budd / Mary Decker Movie “The Fall” Airs At 9pm Tonight In The UK

General Doping News

American Fields For NYC Announced

Kim Conley can't believe she's an Olympian *2012 US Olympic Trials 5000 Race Recap HereLRC Three Thoughts On A Much-Improved American Field At The 2016 New York City Marathon Earlier today, the full American elite field for New York was released. Kim Conley will be making her debut and Dathan Ritzenhein will be returning to NY for the 1st time in 6 years.

Women’s Distance News

LetsBolt.com

Rio Health Concerns

Post-IOC Russia Decision Updates

2016 World Junior (U20) Championships *Results

LRC American Christina Aragon Gets 1,500m Bronze At IAAF World U20 Championships Aragon ran 4:08.71 for 3rd as Ethiopia’s Adanech Anbesa (4:08.07) and Fantu Worku (4:08.43) went 1-2. Alexa Efraimson was 5th in 4:10.23.

*MB: Bronze for Aragon! *IAAF Race Recap

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The Latest On USADA’s Investigation Into Alberto Salazar’s Nike Oregon Project

The WSJ Story on Dr. Brown in 2013LRC Exclusive What’s Going On With US Anti-Doping’s Investigation Of Alberto Salazar’s Nike Oregon Project? Documents And Audio From Latest Court Hearing Offer Lens Inside The Investigation USADA’s attempt to compel Dr. Jeffrey Brown to testify about his treatments of several elite athletes has been met with skepticism by a Texas judge even though seven athletes themselves have given their permission.
*MB: The latest on USADA’s investigation into Alberto Salazar’s Nike Oregon Project

USADA-LogoLRC Legal Analysis: 5 Takeaways From USADA’s Attempts To Force The NOP’s Endocrinologist To Give A Deposition A lawyer gives his thoughts on the court hearing.

NY Times: Judge Rules Against USADA Seeking To Despite Doctor Brown

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