UpdatedCHANELLE PRICE GETS THE GOLD!!!!!

Chanelle Price took it out really hard and hung on to win gold at 800 at the World Indoors. Wire-to-wire, world-leading time for the win. Impressive. Updated with analysis, comments, video interview.
New: Video Interview With Chanelle And Race Video
On The Boards: *CHANELLE MFin PRICE!!!
*Official Chanelle Price Splash Page Request Thread

New Final Day Photo Gallery

LRCWhat A Race: Mo Aman Finds A Way To Win, Poles Go 2-3 (Before DQ) As Crowd Goes Nuts, Aman Says Bring On Rudisha

Mo Aman did what champions do - find a way to win. The best 800m runner currently on the planet came from behind to pass Adam Kszczot on the final lap before the raucous packed Polish crowd to get gold. Poland was silver and bronze for a little while until Marcin Lewandowski was DQed and Andrew Osagie upgraded to bronze.

Mo Farah On Verge Of Running Into A Scottish Storm? UK Independent article claims Commonwealth Games organizers are furious that Farah might be snubbing their championships, but still running the Glasgow Grand Prix a few weeks before for a big payday.

 Saturday 

LRCM 1,500 Final: Souleiman Arrives As A Star, Nick Willis Just Misses (And Gets DQ), Leer A Non-Factor, And A Possible Boycott Of USATFs?

World, meet the newest mid-d star Ayanleh Souleiman. Souleiman controlled the race from start to finish, as Nick Willis came up just short of a medal, Will Leer was a non-factor and talked about a possible boycott of USAs. Recap, results, and video and a dance by Souleiman.

*MBoards: Souleiman 3:37.52 *Leer Ran Stupid
*LRC Post-Race Video With Souleiman, Willis, Leer
*DQ Cost Nick Willis $8,000
*Kenyan Papers Rip Birgen And Kiplagat: “Birgen scoops wooden spoon in Sopot.” That means last place.
*“Kiplagat’s habit of choking at the big stage continued.”

 Other International News 

updatedBernard Lagat Meets His Match As Caleb Ndiku Gets Gold, Lagat Silver, Rupp Fourth

Bernard Lagat at age 39 had a tremendous kick on Sunday, but he met his match in a younger version of himself as Caleb Ndiku was too good the final lap. Galen Rupp was a very respectable 4th.
New: Post-Race Video With Lagat, Rupp, Gebremeskel And Cam Levins
 On The Boards: Official 3k thread – Race of the championships
*Renato Canova Tell Us About Caleb Ndiku
*What was the message on Ndiku’s shirt?
*Daddy Still Can Kick. 39 Year Old Lagat Over Rupp
*I finally understood what Rupp is lacking
*Galen Rupp is the real winner – ran in lane 2/3 the whole time!

LRCGenzebe Dibaba Remains Perfect, Hellen Obiri Gets Silver, Americans Non-Factors

(updated) Genzebe Dibaba dominated to remain undefeated in 2014 (like Mary Cain), defending champ Hellen Obiri got silver, and the Americans weren’t factors.

Video Interviews with Shannon Rowbury and Gabriele Grunewald

LRC video with the Americans after the 2014 Worlds.

 Non-Distance Worlds Results 

 Saturday Night 

Updated With Post-Race Reaction1,500 Final W: Aregawi Dominates For Gold, Treniere Moser Misses The Medals, And Heather Kampf Falls

Abeba Aregawi went out and crushed the field. There have now been 3 2 DQs after the race. Moving Canada’s Nicole Sifuentes to bronze and Treniere Moser to 4th 5th. (3rd DQ reversed on appeal).
On The Boards: Womens 1500m – 3 DQs – Sifuentes Bronze?

LRCCould a Little More Distance Training Earned Ashton Eaton $50,000? Eaton Wins World Heptathlon Title In Almost World Record Missing It By 1.18 Seconds

Eaton was ahead of WR pace going into the heptathlon 1000m, but came up a bit short and missed breaking his WR by 14-points. We decided to take this opportunity to talk distance running with Eaton and see what kind of a training a double-multi-event WR holder does.

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Elite News At Home

 Not A Bad Season: Torrence Adds A 1K AR To His 4 X 8 WR 

Some Weekend Reading Material

LRCFemale Track And Field Stars: "Dirty" Or "Clean" Doping Poll Results

Without further ado, we present to you the results of our current female stars doping polls - from Molly Huddle (8.4%) to Carmelita Jeter (89.4%) and everyone else in between, who do the most sophisticated track and field fans think are "clean" and who do they think are "dirty." *Discuss The Poll Here

Other Weekend Results

 Non-LRC Day 2 Coverage 

Day 1

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