October, 2014  // Posts published in October, 2014

What (not) to say when doping accusations come knocking

What should you say when you're falsely accused of doping? In the climate of cynicism and mistrust, there's a fine line between protesting too much and defending yourself. What would people believe? Your thoughts on doping responses.

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“177” – The Sub-2 hour marathon and East Africa’s super-runners

Marathon running is in a golden era, the 2-hour barrier approaching. Kenyans in particular have led the charge, raising some of the most fascinating physiological questions of the era. This presentation describes the history, physiology, and implications for the 2-hour marathon.

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13 Oct 2014 Posted in Cycling Physiology/Doping in Cycling

Tinkov’s 3 Grand Tour challenge: Physiological, or folly?

Oleg Tinkov has dangled a 1 million Euro purse to entice cycling's big four - Contador, Nibali, Quintana and Froome - into racing all three Grand Tours. Is it physiological? Or Folly?

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12 Oct 2014 Posted in Chicago Marathon/Event analysis/Marathons

2014 Chicago Marathon Live

Live coverage of the 2014 Chicago Marathon - join me for splits and comment as the race unfolds

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