Hassan jokes that she's been like Kejelcha's sister, taking him everywhere as he doesn't know much English. They also talk about how tough it was adjusting to the higher training load at NOP.
1600 words on Salazar and the NOP doping investigation. Includes some thoughts from former Boston winners Greg Meyer, Bill Rodgers and Amby Burfoot who all defend Salazar to some extent.
Levins says he had a "pretty good" relationship with Salazar, although not as personal as he has with his former college coach Eric Houle. Levins said the doping allegations were tough to deal with, but weren't why he left the group and he has "the utmost faith" that his former teammates are clean.
Goucher says that she's been harassed a lot since blowing the whistle on Alberto Salazar and NOP, but that it's been worth it. She says, "Reporters write articles that the investigation is dead. We know for a fact that's not true."
The article by German publication Spiegel shares a lot of interesting details and direct quotes from Alberto Salazar's emails. Allegedly, Nike has been trying to "stonewall" USADA by making it very difficult to get Salazar's emails and restrict what could be used in a hearing. Also, both Galen Rupp and Matt Centrowitz had "suspicious" blood samples before Rio.
*MB: New NOP report- Rupp/Centro Suspicious Blood test. + Nike interfering with USADA
The article says that USADA "has enough evidence to warrant a new analysis" of all NOP athletes.
*Mo Farah: "I'm happy to be tested any time, anywhere and have any of my samples tested or retested now or at any time in the future."
*MB: USADA Allegedly Asking For Mo Farah's Drug Test Samples for USA re-testing
USADA wants to question Dr. Brown, an endocrinologist known for diagnosing hypothyroidism in track athletes, "as part of a continuing investigation" into NOP and Alberto Salazar.
*MB: NY Times: USADA seeking to depose Dr. Brown, hearing to be held July 11
In the 100m Aska Cambridge got an upset victory with 10.16 while NOPer Suguru Osako won the 5K/10K double (28:07/13:37).
*JRN Day 3 Recap: Chisato Fukushima Breaks 200m NR With 22.88
*Day 2: Anju Takamizawa Comes Back From Fall To Get Epic Steeple Win
*Day 1 Recap
*Japan Announces Rio Olympic Team
Rupp and Centro are in the 3K, Cain in the 1500 and Hasay the 5K. *Meet Schedule
Farah: "There is some kind of chat or news, saying that ‘Oh, everything has been done, there was nothing, and they haven’t found nothing’. Which all along I knew anyway and that is why I stuck by him.”
"I love what I do, I enjoy it, but, as I'm away so much, I really do miss my kids. I am away six months of the year."
Centro is entered in the 800 and 1500, Rupp in the 500. *Meet Info
Jamaican whistleblower Renee Anne Shirley tweeted that she's "getting word" that USADA and Travis Tygart are no longer investigating.
*MB: Has U.S. Anti-Doping Agency dropped the Oregon Project investigation w/ Alberto Salazar?
*LRC NOP Doping Investigation Archives
The charity reportedly spent $155,100 on marketing and fundraising ($119,700 on a fundraising ball), but only gave $134,600 to projects in Africa and $36,000 in the UK.
*MB: Mo Farah's charity was a fraud- spent more on glitzy balls than helping African Children
Jordan said it could be a "week-of-the-meet decision" for Rupp.