2012  // Posts published in 2012

27 Dec 2012 Posted in 2012

2012 Year in Review Sports Quiz

A look back on the year gone, in the form of a detailed sports quiz. If it happened, we've got it covered!

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23 Oct 2012 Posted in Doping in Cycling

UCI uphold USADA findings – surprised?

Could have gone either way… On Monday, as scheduled, the UCI held a press conference to announce it would recognize the reasoned decision submitted by USADA and not appeal to the CAS. Honestly, based on the UCI’s history, it was 50/50. I don’t think any one who follows the sport would have been surprised had […]

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Sponsors overboard & a guest post on legalized doping, the Armstrong dilemma

Lance Armstrong and Zulle Alpe 1999

First thoughts as Lance Armstrong's sponsors rush to distance themselves from the disgraced cyclist

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10 Oct 2012 Posted in Doping

USADA Reasoned Decision

The long awaited USADA decision, a not so well kept secret, is now finally out in full. Here are the key points

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07 Oct 2012 Posted in Chicago Marathon

Chicago 2012: Live splits and thoughts

Live race coverage and splits from the 2012 Chicago Marathon

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30 Sep 2012 Posted in Berlin Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai: 2:04:15, misses WR

Geoffrey won the Berlin Marathon, but missed the world record in a peculiar race to kick off the Fall season

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08 Sep 2012 Posted in Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius vs Oliveira and technology. 3 quick thoughts on Round 4

SOUTH KOREA IAAF ATHLETICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS DAEGU 2011

Further thoughts on the blade controversy, and why Pistorius-Oliveira illustrate what many knew would happen all along

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03 Sep 2012 Posted in Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius: Counting strides (as requested) and more thoughts

Oscar Pistorius has ironically accused a rival of having excessively long blades and strides. He's wrong, and the implications are crucial

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27 Aug 2012 Posted in Doping in Cycling

The Armstrong fallout: Thoughts and theories

Lance Armstrong's 7 Tour titles are only the tip of an iceberg now that the ceiling is truly caving in as a result of doping investigations. Some thoughts...

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