Monthly Archives: June 2009

PAID TO LOSE!

Following the Ottawa Marathon a couple of weeks ago, I got a message from a Canadian correspondent, who was irked at what she described as, EPO cheat Asmae Leghzaoui winning the women’s race, and being paced all the way, by her husband/coach. She posed the question, is (that) legit? A few days later, my Aussie […]






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MAKING HISTORY

One of the off-track highlights in Beijing last summer turned out to be an IAAF press conference on the afternoon preceding the men’s 200 metres final. Michael Johnson spent half an hour telling us just why Usain Bolt wasn’t yet ready to break his (Johnson’s) world record. A few hours later, Bolt took just 19.30sec […]






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