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Football VS: Athletics

This time a football incident will be compared with one from athletics. The incident from the football side of things is when England midfielder Jake Livermore tested positive for cocaine, while athletics has Mo Farah and his controversial trainer. 498 more words

Mo Farah, Alberto Salazar split

Brit Mo Farah, a four-time Olympic champion, and coach Alberto Salazar have ended a six-year partnership that saw Farah become one of the greatest distance runners of all time. 350 more words



People have been asking why I hadn’t written anything on the outcome of this year’s Chicago Marathon after the historic win by Galen Rupp in the men’s race, and the third place finish by Jordan Hasay for women, whose 2:20:57 represents the second-fastest marathon time ever by an American woman.  499 more words

Galen Rupp

Puerto Rico

Reporting on the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico seems to be more about scoring political points than helping out.   The mainstream press (NYT, CNN, Washington Post) is attempting to paint this as another Katrina, while the conservative side (WSJ, the White House) says that everything is just wonderful. 313 more words

Social Issues ( Be Civil ! )

Mo Farah’s anger at coach over doping leak

Mo Farah’s switch to marathon running has been complicated by a fallout with the head of endurance at British Athletics. Tensions are understood to have blown up in the past two months after Farah faced fresh questions following a leak of blood passport data by Fancy Bears, the Russian hackers. 285 more words


Ultra Runner David Laney

“I think people don’t realize how bad these races are for your body. They do extensive damage; you are running hard for such a long time. 523 more words