October, 2010  // Posts published in October, 2010

10 Oct 2010 Posted in Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon 2010: Live coverage

Sammy Wanjiru and Liliya Shobukhova have defended their Chicago Marathon titles, won the World Marathon Major titles, and delivered two contrasting victories in the Windy (and slightly warm) city today. Below is our “live post” (which is kind of edited after the fact, thanks to a few technical gremlins), and you can follow the splits […]

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Chicago Marathon 2010: Heat and performance

Just one day to go now before 10-10-10, as we continue our build up to Sunday.  Earlier this week we  in the marathon world, two of which occurred here in Chicago.  Today we are going to take a look back to the 2007 race, when unseasonably warm and humid conditions wreaked havoc on the race and […]

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04 Oct 2010 Posted in Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon 2010 preview: Close finishes

This week begins the countdown to the 33rd Chicago Marathon, which is now just over five days away.  Even with Ryan Hall’s late withdraw from the field, it promises to be a competitive bunch with several athletes well capable of going under 2:06 with a few capable of sub-2:05.  But the real story is that […]

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01 Oct 2010 Posted in Doping in Cycling

More on Contador – the transfusion theory

Thank you once again to everyone for the discussion in response to .  As is often the case, your discussion has raised the standard of the original article.  I apologize for not replying to all of them, but I’ve certainly read them all and would encourage you to browse through them too, there are some […]

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