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The Drake Relays, Penn Relays and the Payton Jordan Invitational headlined a full weekend of track and field. Our podcast tomorrow will break it all down. Provided Jason is still alive.
Lopez Lomong miscounted his laps, stopped and still had time to win the 5,000 at the Payton Jordan meet in world-leading time. Fast forward to 12:10 in the view to catch the final, confusing and highly entertaining 600 meters of the race.
Joe Battaglia compares Lomong’s miscalculation to early celebrations in other sports.
The perplexing year (and career) of Alan Webb continued last night. This time it was in a good way.
All total, there were 6 world-leading marks from Payton Jordan.
At the Penn Relays, it was a US sweep.
Highlight videos from the Penn Relays.
WADA finds that the British Olympic Association bylaw banning dopers for life is not in compliance. The end result is that that Dwain Chambers, and others with past drug bans, are free to run.
Jason Henderson of Athletics Weekly in the UK thinks the ruling shouldn’t all be about Chambers.
Lashawn Merritt comments on Bershawn Jackson getting his back in the Dai Greene dust-up. If you are keeping track, this is the response to the response to the response.
Jesse Squire’s college track and field scoreboard.