"With all his setbacks, Asafa Powell is one of Jamaica most resilient athlete in its history"
A thought provoking column entitled: "Why athletics’ reputation is in tatters again."
"Over the last generation the sport has attempted to market itself via the record books rather than by building personality-driven competitions. But the record books today are a goof, which nobody takes seriously. So trying to market the sport via time is self-defeating," says Reavis in one of his random thoughts this week.
In the travel alert, Americans are warned that Russian can read your emails and listen to your phone calls. Sound familiar?
Did you know the Ancient Olympics were finally shut down in 393 because of rampant corruption.
"Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is not engaging in “sports diplomacy” by going to North Korea and hanging out, or not, with the dictator Kim Jong Un. All he’s doing is creating publicity for Dennis Rodman." Kin Jong Un is a bad, bad man. "On his birthday last year, Kim reportedly handed out copies of “Mein Kampf” as gifts."
“Three years of total inactivity. A tremendous devotion to the products of Kenya Breweries. Absolute disappearance from the limelight. A massive addition of body weight. Loss of two world records. Not any more. The wrong must be corrected. Where he was, is where he’ll be, probably further. One of the world’s greatest distance runners is ready to go again. Welcome back to the scene, Henry Rono.”
Our answer: Not unless he's unreal at the marathon or wins again in 2016.