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The Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the Olympics: Women’s running events

August 10, 2016 | | One Comment

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Part one of the Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the 2016 Olympics, featuring the men’s events, can be found here. Today, I’m focusing on the women’s events. I included the date of the final, the key names … Read More

The Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the Olympics: Men’s running events

August 8, 2016 | | 10 Comments

If you haven’t paid attention to track the last four years, then this post is for you. If you do pay attention to track, but are interested in the education of your friends, relatives and acquaintances who will dabble in … Read More

AJ Digby Prepares for the Paralympics

July 28, 2016 |

This kid could be the next two-sport Olympic star.

While announcing a high school indoor meet three years ago, a local high school kid grabbed my attention as he got into the blocks for the 400 meters. He was a … Read More

Looming questions before Rio: Bolt’s health, who gets the most NBC airtime and will Dibaba run?

July 20, 2016 | | 2 Comments

From a competition perspective, the U.S. Olympic Trials answered most of the biggest questions entering Rio. We learned which American high hurdler would be left off the team. Strangely, it was the one with the American record. We also found out that … Read More

Steepler Carl Stones knows his spartan lifestyle is nothing special

July 19, 2016 | | 2 Comments

By Paul Snyder / Special to DailyRelay.com

“Sardines are less than a dollar a can and super nutritional; plus you can eat them every day, since they have less mercury than other fish.”

I’m sitting at a … Read More

The end of the Felix double, Conley/Martinez rebound, McLaughlin makes history

July 11, 2016 |

The final day of the Olympic Trials might have been the most eventful. Allyson Felix didn’t qualify, an Oregon sophomore made the 200m team and there were three races where the team was decided by less than a tenth of … Read More

Lagat’s throwback Saturday, Allen completes comeback, Merritt in the 200m

July 10, 2016 | | 2 Comments

There were five finals on the penultimate day of the Olympic Trials, featuring old and young, fast and faste,r and the best race of the meet thus far. Some highlights…..

The men’s 5000m In terms of exciting races that didn’t … Read More

Hurdle shockers, men’s 1500m strategy, Grunewald’s spikes and Jager’s tiger

July 8, 2016 | | One Comment

The hardest team to make has now been reclassified as an impossible team to make — at least for the world’s leading women’s 100m hurdler. American record-holder Keni Harrison won’t represent the United States in Rio after she finished sixth in … Read More