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Elite Athletics Thread

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22 Aug
3:42pm, 22 Aug 2019
8369 posts
Despite my best intentions, I clearly think more highly of the DM than you do! They'd be sued to death over it if it wasn't factually correct!
22 Aug
3:50pm, 22 Aug 2019
15071 posts
I'm just relieved it's not Noah Lyles (who I really like) rather than Coleman who is a charmless lump. I know like and dislike shouldn't come into it ... But I can't help it.
22 Aug
3:53pm, 22 Aug 2019
8370 posts
Agree Sharkie. And that cuts both ways. I like Muir, McColgan, Farah, Hawkins, Hassan etc. That shouldn't make me less sceptical about their performances, but I know it does.

No harm in having favourites or villains though - adds to the drama of the competition as a spectator, so long as it doesn't colour (too much) your view about whether they are an honest / clean athlete or not.
22 Aug
4:17pm, 22 Aug 2019
1017 posts
You can get your facts wrong but it still not be defamatory
22 Aug
4:29pm, 22 Aug 2019
8371 posts
True, true. But I think saying someone has missed three tests and will be banned would be at least actionable.

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About This Thread

A thread to discuss any interesting stories or developments in elite athletics.

Current UK rankings - thepowerof10.info

IAAF Calendar - iaaf.org

BBC Athletics - bbc.co.uk
Athletics Weekly - athletics-weekly.com
Letsrun - letsrun.com
IAAF Site - iaaf.org
Diamond League Site - diamondleague.com

BBC Athletics Coverage - bbc.co.uk

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