Category Archives: World Championships

The World Comes to Kampala

Geoffrey Kamworor winning the Senior Mens race at the IAAF World XC Championships in 2015. On Sunday March 26th, Uganda hosts the 41st IAAF World Cross Country Championships at the Kololo Independence Grounds in the capital city of Kampala. It … Continue reading

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Watches that Run Slow

It was good to be back on the track last night, attempting my first Tuesday night workout in many weeks. The afternoon was warm and pleasant. There was no sign yet of the showers that had been forecast for the … Continue reading

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Team U.S.A. Dominates Indoor Worlds

Whether you think “Team USA” is shorthand for overbearing and jingoistic national pride, or find yourself cheering on every American athlete with unquestioning patriotic fervor, the news from Oregon has likely intensified your feeling. That’s because no country has ever … Continue reading

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Human and Super-Human

It was an extraordinary last few days for Indoor Track and Field in the United States. In New York City from Friday to Sunday the Armory hosted the New Balance National Indoors, a national championship meet for high schoolers that … Continue reading

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Thanks, Teg

Teg, we hardly knew you.

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World Class

  The 2015 IAAF World Championships ended Sunday in Beijing — finally — and what a strange, exhilarating, frustrating eight days it was.

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Julius Yego and the Finns

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