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  July 28, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(BBC) Triathlon: World Triathlon Series - : Jonny Brownlee says title chance has 'gone'
Great Britain's Jonny Brownlee says his chances of becoming 2017 World Triathlon Series champion have "gone" as he bids to defend his Edmonton title on Saturday

(YouTube) Athletics: Meeting Highlights - IAAF Diamond League 2017

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Tirunesh Dibaba hungry for IAAF World Championships success
The 5000-metre world record-holder is preparing for the London event, as one of the 41 athletes who will represent Ethiopia

(FT) Drugs in Sport: Cycling, steroids and a Russian doping scandal
How ‘Icarus’ film-maker Bryan Fogel discovered an explosive sporting scoop

(Mirror) Athletics: Usain Bolt set to party in London as he brings the curtain down on glittering career
The fastest man in the world will retire after the World Championships in London

(Express) Athletics: Mo Farah net worth: What is the Olympic long-distance runner worth?
Mo Farah will end his inspirational athletics career after the World Championships in London next month. The Olympian may have won four gold medals but what is his net worth?

(Voice Online) Athletics: Mo Farah to Compete at Weltklasse Zürich
Mo Farah has picked the IAAF Diamond League final at Zurich’s Letzigrund Stadium to bow out from is track career

(Daily Nation) Athletics:Veteran Menjo key in plot to tame Farah

(BBC) Athletics: Brendan Foster - A Life in Athletics
Paula Radcliffe, Lord Sebastian Coe, Sue Barker and Steve Cram give their thoughts on Brendan Foster, who will retire following this year's World Athletics Championships after 37 years as one of the country's most popular sports commentators>

(Reuters) Athletics: Ethiopian Bayo banned after attacking coach

(IAAF) Athletics: World Championships wonders - Sally Gunnell

(Yahoo) Cycling: Disqualifying Sagan from Tour de France took balls - Cavendish

(PBS) Women in Sport: Should Testosterone Be Regulated in Female Athletes?

(Irish Examiner) Athletics: Learning from the best in Kenya

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kipchoge says Kenya's marathon team can sweep all medals in London

(Cleveland.com) Athletics: Akron Marathon to honor Olympian Kara Goucher with Ambassador Award

(Outside Online) Athletics: A Fast Mile Is More Impressive Than a Slow Marathon
There's something a little gimmicky about celebrating distance purely for distance's sake

(Edmonton Journal) Triathlon: Canada hits a hiccup producing world class triathletes

(The Guardian) Athletics: Adam Gemili claims he raced at trials with injury after selectors’ ultimatum
Gemili omitted from 200m team for home world championships - Sprinter had hamstring injury but says he ‘had to’ race at trials

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2017 - BBC TV, radio and online coverage
Five years on from the London Olympics, the BBC returns to the capital to deliver comprehensive coverage of the 2017 World Championships across TV, radio and online services

(The National) Athletics: Eilidh Doyle confident ahead of home championships

(Nassau Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Athlete reportedly tests postive from world relays

(SBS) Athletics: Runner assaults coach after missing team
Steeplechase athlete Chala Beyo has been suspended by Ethiopia's athletics federation after he failed to make the team for the world titles

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(Mirror) Athletics: World Championships individual sprints snub "most difficult time of my career" says Team GB star Adam Gemili
23-year-old chosen only for the 4x100 relay in London next month claims he was told he had to run at the Trials to be selected - even though he was carrying a hamstring problem

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: Russia making progress but still needs to admit doping past - WADA president

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Justin Grunewald - Enjoy Every Day
Carrie interviews marathoner and internal medicine doctor Justin Grunewald! They discuss how he met his wife Gabriele, her battle with cancer, and his future racing goals

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: http://www.ustfccca.org/2017/07/featured/all-academic-teams-scholar-teams-of-the-year-in-ncaa-di-track-field

(USATF) Athletics: Chelanga, Tuliamuk take on challengers at USATF 7 Mile Championships

(ITU) Triathlon:Spaniards battle it out for top spot in Edmonton

(Express) Athletics: Usain Bolt net worth - How much is the sprinter worth?
Usain Bolt could end his sensational athletics career after the IAAF World Championships in London next month. But what is the sprinter’s net worth?

(BT) Triathlon: Brownlee back for ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
Jonathan Brownlee hopes to put illness behind him at the ITU World Triathlon Edmonton on Saturday. Having won this race last year, Brownlee hopes to recapture the form he showed finishing second to his brother in Leeds last month. Gordon Benson and Grant Sheldon are Britain’s two other representatives

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan - Next generation of Irish athletes growing up fast
Likes of John Fitzsimons, Gina Apke-Moses and Michaela Walsh on the right track

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: IAAF to hear report on Russia's reinstatement prior to 2017 World Championships
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is due to hear a report on the progress of Russia's push for membership reinstatement prior to the start of next month's World Championships in London

(LA Times) Olympics: Would an 11-year wait for the Olympics lead to greater risks for L.A.?
For several years Los Angeles city leaders have focused on winning the 2024 Summer Olympics, supporting a $5.3-billion plan to host the event seven years from now. Those seven years might soon turn into 11, after the International Olympic Committee’s recent decision to award the games to both Paris.

(IAAF) Athletics: Following in her mother’s footsteps, Heinig looking forward to World Championships debut

(BBC) Athletics: Athletics World Championships 2017 - Who to watch out for from Team GB
The IAAF World Athletics Championships are back again in London this year and it's set to be a stiff competition

(Yahoo UK) Cycling: Cavendish backs Froome for more Tour de France success

(IAAF) Athletics: Largest ever biomechanics research project in athletics to be undertaken at IAAF World Championships London 2017

(FloTrack) Athletics: Kenenisa Bekele Not On Ethiopian World Team, Says He's Not Fit

(Runner's World) Drugs in Sport: Kara Goucher Set to Receive 2007 Medal After Athlete Fails Drug Test
Officials will hold ceremonies during the world championships next month to honor athletes receiving podium upgrades

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Bright side of Kenya’s 800m selection crisis

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Imali thirsts for elusive sprints medal

(ENCA) Athletics: SA track and field stars look to shine in London amid controversy

(Citizen TV) Athletics: Rudisha eyes sweet return to London for Worlds





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On 16 August 2008, Usain Bolt won Olympic gold in Beijing and set a new world record for the 100 metres of 9.69 seconds - and still had time to celebrate before he crossed the line.
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  Book/Video/Movie of the Month - July 2017  
Chasing Grace: What the Quarter Mile Has Taught Me about God and Life Chasing Grace: What the Quarter Mile Has Taught Me about God and Life
By Sanya Richards-Ross

"For as long as I can remember, life has been measured in seconds. The fewer, the better."
Most people equate success with having more, but Sanya’s quest was always for less. She started running track as a little girl in Jamaica and began competing when she was only seven. At 31 she’s had a career’s worth of conditioning to run a 400-meter race in 50 seconds, hopefully 49, or even better, 48.
When she started training with her coach, Clyde Hart, they divided her race into four phases: push, pace, position, poise, and with the inherent prayer. For years Sanya worked to hone every phase in practice so that when it came time to race, her body would respond as her mind instinctively transitioned from one phase to the next. As she got older and embraced a life that measures more than just a number on the time clock, she has realized the genius of this strategy for not just racing the 400 meters, but for living her best life.
Sanya shares triumphant as well as heartbreaking stories as she reveals her journey to becoming a world-class runner. From her childhood in Jamaica to Athens, Beijing and London Olympics, readers will find themselves inspired by the unique insights she’s gained through her victories and losses, including her devastating injury during the 2016 Olympic Trials forcing career retirement just weeks before Rio. Sanya demonstrates how even this devastating loss brought her closer to the ultimate goal of becoming all God created her to be.
"Sometimes you think you are chasing a gold medal, but that’s not what you are chasing. You’re racing to become the best version of yourself."

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