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Five things we learned on the Diamond League’s opening weekendMay 17, 2015 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
The 2015 Diamond League tour kicked off with two meets, in Doha on Friday and Beijing Shanghai on Sunday. Kevin Sully will have his usual analysis of the week’s action tomorrow morning, but here are five quick takes on the … Read More
Oslo Diamond League: Locks, Duels, and Wide OpenJune 10, 2014 | Jesse Squire
This week brings us a ton of high-level action. Two Diamond League meets, the NCAA Championships, the all-women’s Oakley Mini 10k, the New Balance Outdoor Nationals high school championships, the Portland Track Classic, and the kickoff meet to Canada’s National … Read More
The Weekend’s Best MatchupsJune 5, 2014 | Jesse Squire
Erik Kynard is one of just a half-dozen combatants in a high jump showdown. (Photo: TrackTown Photo)
This week’s Diamond League meet, Rome’s Golden Gala, brings the Weekend’s Best Matchups a day earlier than usual. I have a dandy dozen … Read More
Five Things We Learned at the Prefontaine ClassicJune 1, 2014 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
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The Prefontaine Classic, the third stop on the IAAF’s Diamond League tour, was held on Friday and Saturday at historic Hayward Field. IAAF Recap Complete results Race videos
Here are five of my reactive musings about the … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Pre ClassicMay 30, 2014 | Jesse Squire
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The Prefontaine Classic will be held tonight and tomorrow at historic Hayward Field and it totally dominates the weekend’s news in track and field.
There are other competitions this weekend–NCAA prelim rounds, the Gotzis decathlon and … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups for September 6-8September 6, 2013 | Jesse Squire
There is one last big meet left in the 2013 track season, the Ivo Van Damme Memorial in Brussels which functions as the second Diamond League final. As big as that meet is and with as many tasty matchups as … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups for August 29-September 2August 29, 2013 | Jesse Squire
Zurich’s “Letzi” awaits the Weltklasse.
This is an unusually long weekend, starting with Thursday’s Diamond League final in Zurich and stretching out to Monday’s USATF 20k Championships. Let’s take a look at the best matchups coming your way over those … Read More
Five Things We Learned at London, Day 1July 26, 2013 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
Five quick thoughts on the first day of competition at the Sainsbury Anniversary Games, the London stop on the Diamond League tour…
Jenn Suhr is no longer the Worlds favorite.
Suhr is the reigning Olympic pole vault champion and broke … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups – London Diamond LeagueJuly 25, 2013 | Jesse Squire
Usain Bolt should have no trouble hearing the 80,000-strong crowd in London. (Photo courtesy IAAF Diamond League Facebook page.)
The main competition over this weekend is the London stop on the Diamond League tour, held over two days and dubbed … Read More
Five Things We Learned in MonacoJuly 19, 2013 | Jesse Squire
Five quick thoughts on today’s Diamond League meet in Monaco…
Jenny Simpson is back.
Back in 2009, when she was known as Jenny Barringer, she ran the still-standing 1500 meter collegiate record of 3:59.90 at the Prefontaine Classic. At the … Read More