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Have drugs been instrumental to the success of the Nike Oregon Project?

LRC Everything You Want To Know About The BBC Nike Oregon Project Doping Documentary If You Didn’t See It The show had multiple anti-doping allegations against Alberto Salazar and Galen Rupp, and that the Nike lab advocated for or was aware of testosterone usage by Nike athletes.
*MB: Former American Record Holder George Malley corroborates John Stiner’s allegation that androgel was in the NOP training camp Malley says Salazar admitted it to him in 2013.
*Shoot The Messenger: Alberto Salazar And Galen Rupp Issue Statements Saying They Believe in Clean Sport And Criticize The Journalism Of The “Reporters” Salazar’s response was especially cheeky as he referred to David Epstein and Mark Daly as “reporters.” ProPublica and the BBC are about as respected as it gets in the journalism world. David Epstein is definitely a reporter – his past work helped expose down A-Rod and Lance. *Message Board Poster Analyzes Statements Of Rupp And Salazar

Must Read: ProPublica Investigation Alleges Anti-Doping Violations By Alberto Salazar David Epstein, author of Sports Gene, has been working on this piece for a few years. A great read alleging possible anti-doping violations by Alberto Salazar and even Galen Rupp.  Epstein teamed up with BBC reporter Mark Daly to take a look inside the NOP. Steve Magness, Kara Goucher and Adam Goucher all speak on the record –  other former NOP athletes speak without using their names.  The BBC aired a one hour show on doping last night as well. Miss The Broadcast? Here’s How To Watch The BBC In The US

albertogalenLRC Rojo’s Five Quick Thoughts On David Epstein’s Nike Oregon Project Investigation David Epstein‘s piece is a great read, this could be just the beginning as it is time for more people to speak on the record and for Nike to investigate its own house. Plus Matt Centrowitz‘s tweet on this is embarrassing.

Competitor Q&A With David Epstein On Nike Oregon Project Allegations

David Epstein/BBC Investigation Talk On The Message Board
 Former Team Members Accuse Famed Coach Alberto Salazar Of Breaking Drug Rules (official thread)
*Impressions of BBC TV Panorama Program on Alberto Salazar/Doping and Adam Goucher Comment: “That’s Almost Child Abuse”
*What is going through Mary Cain’s Parents heads right now?
*Centro not holding back on twitter

*Rupp on Testosterone since high school !
Are letsrun’s “trolls” still considered trolls… They are ALWAYS right.


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LRC A Massive Day For Americans At 1,500/Mile At Pre – Jenny Simpson Wins, Centro Is 2nd And High Schooler Alexa Efraimson Runs 4:03.39 Simpson (4:00.98) won her third straight DL race while Centro missed out on the win by .10 as Ayanleh Souleiman repeated in the Bowerman Mile (3:51.10). Efraimson broke Mary Cain‘s HS/U.S. Junior record by running 4:03.39.

Screenshot (275)LRC 800s Worlds Preview? Eunice Sum Beats Ajee Wilson In A Nail Biter As Mo Aman Gets It Done In Front Of His New Hometown Crowd Ajee Wilson keeps progressing and Aman returned to form.

LRC Rest Of Meet: Genzebe Dibaba (14:19.76) Misses WR But Gets Dominant Win, Ezekiel Kemboi Is Back And Evan Jager Impresses Kemboi (8:01.71) outkicked Jairus Birech (8:01.83) as Jager was 4th in 8:05.28, his fastest-ever opener. Justin Gatlin kept winning with a world-leading 19.68 in the 200 while Mutaz Essa Barshim cleared 2.41 but chose not to go any higher even though he had no misses in the competition.

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GB Goes Sub-10: GB’s Adam Gemili Wins 100 In 10.13 At Bedford International Games He actually ended up running 9.97 in the final, but had a huge 3.7 m/s tailwind. Other winners included Jodie Williams (400 – 53.51), Jack Green (400H – 50.39), Isobel Pooley (HJ – 1.91m) and Robbie Grabartz (HJ – 2.24m).

AP: “F-bombs, shouting: Uncivil discourse on Boston’s Olympic bid.”

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LRCRunning Pros Respond On Twitter To Nike Oregon Project Doping Allegations

Matt Centrowitz thought it was a yawning matter, but no one else did, including Paula Radcliffe, Dai Greene, Nick Willis, Lornah Kiplagat and many others.

 The World Reacts 

Two More DL Races This Week – Rome Is Thursday *TV & Streaming *Schedule,  Entries & Results – Birmingham Is Sunday

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The Week That Was – Our Weekly Recap

WTWMo Farah Earns Our Respect, Big 1,500 PRs For Kyle Merber And Stephanie Garcia, Mo Aman's Big Rebound, Meb's Masters Debut And Gallowalking To Comrades Glory

What a week. We give you "10 People That Had A Good Week" and the list includes Jeff Galloway, Meb Keflezighi, Ben True, Stephanie Garcia, Mo Aman, Anastasiya Bazdyreva, Kyle Merber, Mo FarahEmily Chebet and Mary Cain. Yes, Mary Cain. Plus we break down the winners and losers from the NCAA Regionals, mourn the loss of "blue-collar" running legend Pat Petersen, and explain to you why Alexa Efraimson has zero shot at the World Junior record.

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LRCMove Over, Mary Cain - Alexa Efraimson Breaks American High School And Junior 1,500m Records As Her Prom Date Matthew Maton Watches

Alexa Efraimson has displaced Mary Cain as the queen of American high school running and she's the prom date of sub-4 miler Matthew Maton.

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pegasus30LRC The Most Popular Running Shoe On Is … Not Made Anymore … The Nike Pegasus+ 30 Thousands of you filled out our detailed running shoe survey in the fall and more of you ran in the Nike Pegasus+30 than any other shoe. Only problem is all of you need to find a new shoe, help us out below:

runningshoesurveyLRC The Improved LRC Running Shoe Survey Is Back – Three Minutes To A Better Running Shoe The running shoe buying process sucks and we want to improve it with data. We took your reviews from the fall, made a running shoe beta site, and have improved our survey to ask you what shoe your previously ran in. We now need more reviews from you on the latest shoes.

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LRCMo Farah Still Owns The 10,000m As He Takes Down Geoffrey Kamworor And Paul Tanui At Pre

The fast race Farah wanted did not materialize, but he showed he still is the boss and afterwards said Galen Rupp will win an Olympic gold medal and is his #1 rival at 10,000m.
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Everything Else Friday:Mens 5,000m: The World And Galen Rupp Meet Yomif Kejelcha, Former Sprinter Carlos Villareal Kicks Like Mad In HS Mile

Kejelcha arrived, Galen Rupp had a nice opener, and Bernard Lagat set another record.

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