Usain Bolt vs Mo Farah is a match race between the two great athletes at opposite ends of the extreme. Who wins, and the physiology behind it?
World Athletics Championships
The women’s 800m event deserves a post all of its own. I’ll post on the rest of the day’s action a little later, but the women’s 800m gold has just been won, and it wasn’t Caster Semenya winning it. Instead, it was Mariya Savinova of Russia who won in a very quick 1:55.87, edging Semenya […]
Six finals, and four nations won medals today, as the USA delivered a hat-trick of titles in what was a day of mild (and big) surprises.The USA’s medals came in the form of Jesse Williams in the high jump (least surprising – he was the world leader after all), Lashinda Demus in the 400m hurdles […]
This is a final post on the Bolt false start controversy, since as you’ll all know, there was some talk that Yohan Blake in Lane 6 (immediately to Bolt’s right) might have “twitched” while in the “set” position, and that perhaps he should have received the false start, that he “pushed” Bolt into the false […]
Day 3 of the IAAF World Championships brought more success for Kenya, in the form of David Rudisha’s anticipated gold in the men’s 800m. It was their third gold of these championships, but may be tempered slightly by the result of the Women’s steeple where they would have been hoping for another gold, but left […]