If only this was true. Instead the doping Russians will be at the Games.
Sullivan won his first of 3 World Indoor golds at the 1st one which was held in Indy at the Hoosier Dome.
"I walked away from the sport and I never regretted it," he says. "I had the best 18 months of my life."
With the blinkers removed McCarthy began to see there was a life out there beyond athletics
"It was great to wake up knowing I didn't have to run," he said.
"I could have more nights out, enjoy hanging with friends and family more and not feel guilty about it because I had a long run the next morning."
The 'men's race was a battle of 17-year olds as the Barega, the 2016 world jr champ at 5k who has a 12:55 pb, got the win over the 2017 World Jr XC champ Jacob Kiplimo.
Tamberi tells the story of Barshim coming to his hotel room and consoling him after a disappointing competition where he couldn't clear opening height.
Shalane Flanagan's 8:55, USC's Jaide Stepter in the 400 (52.50) and Aries Merrit tied the WL with 7.65 in the 60H. The 60m was an interesting race with World long jump champ Brittney Reese getting an upset win over Oregon's Ariana Washington.
“It’s a decision I think Edinburgh will regret in the future,” said Scottish Athletics chief executive Mark Munro.
The US only qualified two sleds for the 2018 Games (as opposed to three in 2014) which made it that much harder to make the team.
At the Kenya Prisons Service Cross Country Championships, world and Olympic 10,000m fourth-placer Alice Aprot won her third successive title.