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2019-02-06: Yesterday, I was sent this link. It says that Dwain Chambers, he of THG and a doping ban in 2004 (!), is making a comeback,……Read More »
2018-04-19: Boston 2018 was one for the archives. A brutally cold, wet and windy day made for incredible, unpredictable elite races, and a whole lot……Read More »
2018-02-15: The latest four minute mull explores pacing strategies, physiology and fatigue. In so doing, I offer a theory for the limits to human performance……Read More »
2017-07-25: Athletics South Africa, the governing federation for Track and Field in South Africa, recently announced the SA squad for the upcoming World Athletics championships in……Read More »
2017-07-05: In 2015, the Court of Arbitration set aside an IAAF policy that required female athletes to have a Testosterone level below a cut-off threshold. ……Read More »
2017-05-03: A proposal to recalibrate the track and field world records by removing all records set prior to 2005 has caused considerable controversy. I offer……Read More »