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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


Sifan Hassan Storms To Record-Breaking 3000m Success In Birmingham

Meeting best falls as Dutch runner Sifan Hassan surprises herself with a national record at the Diamond League meeting 284 more words


New York, New York

Competitive running played a dominant part in my life, from my first race in Venezuela in 1978 (see here), to my last, in 2003 in the UK.   600 more words

United States

Mohamed Farah Tells Media: ‘If You Say I’ve Done Something Wrong, Prove It’

Farah second after painful end to 5,000m at World Championships and he accuses press of trying to ‘destroy’ his legacy in athletics 848 more words


Alberto Salazar responds to USADA investigation reports

Track coach Alberto Salazar again denied breaking anti-doping rules following more reports of details from an ongoing U.S. Anti-Doping Agency investigation into Salazar and his Nike Oregon Project program. 329 more words