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Toni Reavis wants stadiums to turn off the Jumbotron. Sometimes.
How much do track and field athletes make? Jack Wickens tried to find out.
Preliminary start lists for the Doha Diamond League were released this morning for both men and women. Most anticipation match-ups: David Rudisha vs. Mohammed Aman in the 800. Shelly Ann Fraser vs. Veronica Campbell-Brown in the 100. Kellie Wells vs. Brigitte Foster-Hylton in the 100 hurdles. Silas Kiplagat vs. Asbel Kiprop vs. Nixon Chepseba vs. Abubaker Kaki in the 1500. Imane Merga’s elbows vs. the field in the 3,000.
Dick Fosbury’s flop, and gold medal, make the Guardian’s “50 stunning Olympic Moments.”
Jeremy Wariner now considers himself under the radar in a 400 field that includes Kirani James and Lashawn Merritt.
Joe Battaglia succinctly recaps the weekend in track and field and road racing.
Dwain Chambers apologizes for at least the 300th time.
In a cool feature for the Independent, Ben Salmon goes through the same paces that track athletes will experience at the Olympic stadium.
Jesse Squire inducts Hayward Field into his Dual Meet Hall of Fame. Finally, Hayward gets some recognition.
Pat Price asks Bridget Franek five questions.
In the most Scottish news of the day, a man in Chicago ran a half-marathon in a kilt.