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Forum: Sport Yesterday, 16:40
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Posted By ali1234
Andy Vernon and Alison Leonard have had their...

Andy Vernon and Alison Leonard have had their appeals rejected. Martyn Rooney is appealing too (and he's backing Kirani James for the Diamond Race): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=La20VQQ6hyY
Forum: Sport Yesterday, 12:15
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
There was a time when it looked like she'd need a...

There was a time when it looked like she'd need a PB to win but I don't think that's the case anymore. I wondered why she didn't seem her usual self after the race - it looked like she brushed off...
Forum: Sport 30-07-2015, 16:05
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Posted By ali1234
It'll affect her legacy (maybe not as much as...

It'll affect her legacy (maybe not as much as Bolt getting a bronze) and at the end of the day no one will say, "oh, that was the year she couldn't lift a coffee cup." She doesn't feel competitive so...
Forum: Sport 30-07-2015, 13:53
Replies: 56
Views: 2,116
Posted By ali1234
We could find out more tonight as she races SAFP...

We could find out more tonight as she races SAFP in Stockholm. I always thought her better chances were in the 200m though.



I don't see much of a point in the GOAT going because she 'could get a...
Forum: Sport 30-07-2015, 01:17
Replies: 56
Views: 2,116
Posted By ali1234
Felix 100% confirmed running the 400 at worlds....

Felix 100% confirmed running the 400 at worlds. It's her first time not running the 200 since 2001! http://universalsports.com/2015/07/29/allyson-felix-to-run-400m-at-worlds-but-not-200m/

Poor...
Forum: Sport 29-07-2015, 17:37
Replies: 56
Views: 2,116
Posted By ali1234
Ortega confirmed not going to Beijing. He'll try...

Ortega confirmed not going to Beijing. He'll try for Rio and the DL title instead.

And the landscape of the 200m has changed drastically as SAFP has revealed she MIGHT contest the event. This could...
Forum: Sport 28-07-2015, 18:50
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By ali1234
Track: 100/110 hurdles - speed and barriers....

Track: 100/110 hurdles - speed and barriers. 4x100 and 4x400.
Field: High jump. Pole vault. Javelin. But right now for the competition, the men's triple jump.
Forum: Sport 28-07-2015, 12:43
Replies: 56
Views: 2,116
Posted By ali1234
Speaking of Spain, Orlando Ortega now has Spanish...

Speaking of Spain, Orlando Ortega now has Spanish citizenship. I don't think we will see him at worlds.
Forum: Sport 27-07-2015, 11:24
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
Confirmed this morning that she's doubling.

Confirmed this morning that she's doubling.
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 12:53
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Posted By ali1234
British Athletics are disrespectful. So in the...

British Athletics are disrespectful.

So in the end the event was a sell out due to a lot of Twitter promotion and eventually a groupon offer which, I believe, sold the tickets at the same price as...
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 12:25
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
Oh and DeGrasse 19.88 Canadian record at the Pan...

Oh and DeGrasse 19.88 Canadian record at the Pan Am games last night but he's not doing the 200 in Beijing! Rasheed Dwyer second in 19.90 isn't running the 200 either as he finished 5th in the...
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 12:22
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
Shame to see an empty stadium for the pens PV but...

Shame to see an empty stadium for the pens PV but they absolutely did the right thing last night. I was worried someone would slip in the high jump too.



Lol. The 'homegrown talent' Zharnel is a...
Forum: Sport 23-07-2015, 12:49
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
I caught that. But I haven't watched the race. I...

I caught that. But I haven't watched the race. I did however see Andre DeGrasse of Canada (NCAA 100/200m champion) win the 100m gold ahead of Gittens (BAR) and Adams (SKN). He won the race in 10.05...
Forum: Sport 18-07-2015, 10:15
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
Being angry at the BBC is a waste of energy. This...

Being angry at the BBC is a waste of energy. This was always going to happen.
I always thought the 1500 was more Genzebe's distance and I've been waiting for this for a long time! She'll double in...
Forum: Sport 14-07-2015, 19:20
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
Brianna Rollins back in form? Just when I thought...

Brianna Rollins back in form? Just when I thought a US sweep in Beijing was starting to look unlikely. But then again Nelvis hasn't looked that good lately. She was undefeated till the US...
Forum: Sport 13-07-2015, 00:11
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
I'd like to see how she fares in Beijing. There...

I'd like to see how she fares in Beijing.

There has been A LOT of athletics this past week. Has anyone managed to watch all of Universiade, the euro U23s, the Lausanne diamond league meet, the...
Forum: Sport 05-07-2015, 14:40
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
It's Schippers vs Felix over 200 in Lausanne this...

It's Schippers vs Felix over 200 in Lausanne this week. We should know a little more then. I'd like to see someone like Ahoure and Okagbare in the race too so we can get an even better picture.
Forum: Sport 05-07-2015, 14:35
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
Kirani James and Valerie Adams are the most...

Kirani James and Valerie Adams are the most classy athletes in the sport right now. James for always acknowledging his competitors and just being an all round lovely guy and Adams for putting going...
Forum: Sport 04-07-2015, 19:22
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
A great first two races to kick off! Unless you...

A great first two races to kick off! Unless you had James in your fantasy team...
Forum: Sport 04-07-2015, 18:48
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
He's taking the year off to focus on his...

He's taking the year off to focus on his business.
Has anyone managed to find any footage of today and yesterday or will we have to wait until tomorrow?
Forum: Sport 28-06-2015, 16:43
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
I think they may have discretionary picks. People...

I think they may have discretionary picks. People are saying Richard Thompson will probably be picked despite not making the 100m final. I think the Bahamians do discretionary picks too. Chris Brown...
Forum: Sport 28-06-2015, 13:13
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
I know, I was going to say that the top 4...

I know, I was going to say that the top 4 sprinters from Trinidad and Tobago have set their personal bests there and barely come close to those times in championships or meets. So to me, KAB's 10.84...
Forum: Sport 28-06-2015, 02:08
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
The Trinidad and Tobago news I said I'd...

The Trinidad and Tobago news I said I'd bring:
Kelly Ann Baptiste wins the Trinidadian 100m title with Michelle Lee Ahye in second place and with an injury. This is happening far too frequently....
Forum: Sport 27-06-2015, 10:30
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
What a glorious men's 100m squad. The thought of...

What a glorious men's 100m squad. The thought of a USA sweep in Beijing is.. Well the less said about that, the better.

I'm not shocked about Jeter but I am shocked and sad about Richards-Ross....
Forum: Sport 25-06-2015, 20:41
Replies: 1,864
Views: 85,664
Posted By ali1234
Ha, I know. :D But I wanted a complete list. As I...

Ha, I know. :D But I wanted a complete list. As I said, remove where necessary for injuries (Tamgho), drugs (Lashmanova) and babies (Dibaba)! Maybe I'll go through and put strikes through those names...
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