The Morning Run- May 1st

The Morning Run is a daily compilation of links, news and commentary.

Today brings more analysis from the BOA/WADA ruling, which struck down the British lifetime Olympic ban rule.  Science of Sport agrees with the decision, as does Philip Hersh, who calls the proponents “dopey.” I wonder if his pun was intentional.

Alan Abrahamson thinks that the case was a “slam dunk,” but that all sides may have found a way to win.

Mo Farah and Kenenisa Bekele will face off in the 5,000 at the Prefontaine Classic.

In light of USATF naming a new CEO, Rich Perelman looks at the balance between track athletes, and the fans.

Today’s track meet in Guadeloupe features Angelo Taylor, Lashawn Merritt and Dayron Robles.

Nesta Carter says he doesn’t “get the recognition that I should get being the fourth fastest man in the world.”  Reasonable, but also expected when the 1st and 3rd fastest are actively competing and reside in your country.

Former prep and college pole vault star Tommy Skipper is attempting a comeback.

Jesse Squire’s top collegiate marks from the weekend.

Ken Goe’s Monday links.

Video of the day:  A very well produced training montage of Princeton’s Donn Cabral.

-Kevin

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