21 Jan '13, 3am

The Purgatory World of the Sports Fan, by Jeff Benjamin, note by Larry Eder: Jeff Benjamin is one of our longest...

Having been a huge fan of Running/Track and Field for over 30 years, it probably is a good time to welcome all of you other sports fans officially to our world of sports purgatory. After all, while not the most popular of sports compared to the big four--MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, -- we track fans have been living with the demons of performance-enhancing drugs and it's spectre on sports a lot longer than most (Remember the East Germans and Ben Johnson?). It's also sadly ironic that it was our sport which has put most of America's sports into this sad predicament. In 2003, a world class track coach tipped off drug testers of a new designer drug being used, which subsequently led to massive failed drug tests, and the investigation of BALCO and Victor Conte (Illegal steroid use and distribution and mailing them through USPS is illegal by the way). This led to the Mitchell report, Ca...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2013/01/the-purgatory-world-of-...

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tualobang.blogspot.com 20 Jan '13, 12pm

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Manteo Mitchell tests his shape, 6.80 and 21.37, by Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder: Manteo Mitchell, 2012 World...

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runblogrun.com 21 Jan '13, 2am

Course records in Mumbai 2:09:32 and 2:24:33 MUMBAI (IND, Jan 20): Pacemaker and debutant Jackson Kiprop of Uganda and Val...

Robert Harting dominates the discus, note by La...

runblogrun.com 21 Jan '13, 1am

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Kenyan Media Gives No Coverage to Major Cross Country Event, by Justin Lagat, note by Larry Eder: Suppose you ha...

Kenyan Media Gives No Coverage to Major Cross C...

runblogrun.com 21 Jan '13, 4am

While I feel that the media here is not giving the deserved attention to athletics in Kenya, I also feel that the athletic...

Bupa Westminster Mile to be held May 26, 2013, release, note by Larry Eder: What a great event! The Bupa Westmin...

Bupa Westminster Mile to be held May 26, 2013, ...

runblogrun.com 21 Jan '13, 5pm

Westminster City Council press release Media officer John Crossley 020 7641 2423 / mobile: 07894 [email protected]..

Merrit for France, Tirunesh for Boston, Mo for Birmingham, by Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder:

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runblogrun.com 19 Jan '13, 12am

VAL DE REUIL (FRA): After Christophe Lemaitre and Felix Sanchez the international indoor meeting of Val de Reuil got anoth...

Lance Armstrong: Legally speaking, with David Ezra, note by Larry Eder: David Ezra, courtesy of Berger, KahnWe r...

Lance Armstrong: Legally speaking, with David E...

runblogrun.com 18 Jan '13, 7pm

Here, my legal advice might differ from my advice as a person who cares about sports and our society. Legally, I probably ...

Dibaba Takes on Two Mile Again in Boston, relea...

runblogrun.com 18 Jan '13, 3am

BOSTON (Jan. 17, 2013) - Triple Olympic Champion Tirunesh Dibaba and 2011 World Championships bronze medalist Matthew Cent...