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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 »
2017-07-05: 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 »
2017-04-03: An explosive new investigative report has revealed that numerous athletes have tested positive when their samples from Beijing 2008 were retested. They include Jamaican male……Read More »
2015-11-10: The IAAF response to the doping scandal has hardly been reassuring. Nor was its position when the allegations first emerged. What is the……Read More »
2015-11-10: The WADA report into the IAAF’s alleged doping cover-ups came out yesterday, and Twitter was rocking. So many journalists and commenters wrote excellent summaries and……Read More »
2015-08-21: The media have hyped the Bolt vs Gatlin 100m clash as "good vs evil". Hype aside, it should be a fascinating race, a clash of……Read More »