Event Analysis

Wilson Kipsang Berlin

Berlin Marathon 2013: Live splits and analysis

2013-10-10: The 2013 Berlin Marathon promised much, and delivered a world record to Wilson Kipsang. This is my live analysis of the race, as it…

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Mo Farah and Usain Bolt trade poses. 
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Bolt vs Farah over 600m. The extremes meet, who wins?

2013-08-06: Usain Bolt vs Mo Farah is a match race between the two great athletes at opposite ends of the extreme. Who wins, and the…

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A house of cards? Sprinting crisis as Gay, Powell and more Jamaicans fail controls

2013-07-14: First reactions to a day when first Asafa Powell then Tyson Gay failed doping controls. Amid defences of contamination, the picture of world sprinting…

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Men's elite field at the 2013 London Marathon

Pacing, fatigue and the brain. Lessons from London

2013-05-04: The 2013 London Marathon highlighted the importance of pacing strategy. The science of pacing, and thus fatigue, offers fascinating insights to the limits of…

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London 2013 Marathon

2013-04-19: In April 2013, I'll be in London at the invitation of the London Marathon, talking fatigue and covering the race. Here's what to…

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We believe in the spirit of the marathon

2013-04-16: A brief response to the tragic events that unfolded at the 2013 Boston…

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Boston Marathon 2013

2013-04-15: Our live-analysis of the 2013 Boston Marathon, featured splits and race…

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Chicago 2012: Live splits and thoughts

2012-10-07: Live race coverage and splits from the 2012 Chicago…

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Geoffrey Mutai: 2:04:15, misses WR

2012-09-30: Geoffrey won the Berlin Marathon, but missed the world record in a peculiar race to kick off the Fall…

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