Track Talk Live Is Back!!!

Podcast: LRC A conversation with Nick Willlis – Recorded Live on Thursday  The Olympic silver medalist in Glasgow, Scotland took a break from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland to talk about training for the 5k, whom he views as the best 1500 runner on the planet, the difference between attitude and ability, the war on doping and how special it was to run 3:29 for 1500. Are you a Willis fan? Be sure to get to the Michigan Track Classic on Aug 10th in Saline, MI.

The Russians Get Busted Again

MB: Wow: IAAF Bans Ekaterina Kostetskaya – Steve Hooker’s Wife And 1:56 Russian Who Went To HS In Arkansas – For Doping Yes, it’s true. Even good looking people dope.
*Yet Another Russian Racewalker Is Banned For Doping This time it’s European champ Stanislav Emelyanov.

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Week That Was

LRCMary Cain Wins, Mo Farah Doesn't, The Gabe Jennings Of The Marathon Retires, And The Kenyan Men @ World Juniors

We give you the lowdown on the track and field world during the last week.

More World Junior News

US News: RIP Torrin Lawrence

Previous Commonwealth Games News

LRC Video Of Tuesday’s Track Finals At Commonwealth Games: videos fixed A tremendous finish in the women’s 10,000m, plus the women’s 1,500m, men’s 110m hurdles, and women’s 400m.

LRC Women’s 1,500: Faith Kipyegon Claims Gold As Hellen Obiri Struggles, Weightman Nabs Silver, van Buskirk Bronze Obiri looked like the best 1,500 runner on the planet earlier this year but Glasgow has not been kind to her – she was 8th in the DL meet there on July 11 and was just sixth in today’s Commonwealth Games final. England’s Laura Weightman took silver while former Duke runner Kate van Buskirk claimed the bronze for Canada.

The Men’s 800 Is Special!! LRC Commonwealth Games Men’s 800 Preview: David Rudisha Vs. Nijel Amos In A Championship Race Set your DVR for 2:50 pm ET Thursday.
*Rudisha: “I just want Kenyans to pray for me and promise not to disappoint them as I do my best and leave the rest to God.”

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