Tuesday, October 27, 2020
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/oct/27/world-100m-champion-christian-coleman-hit-with-two-year-ban-athletics Several years ago I attended a conference on cheating, doping, etc. in sport. One of the speakers stated that there were only two types of individuals who get themselves in trouble with drug testing, "Cheaters" and "Dumbasses". I leave it to you to decide where the anvil falls on this one.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Walt Murphy brought this news to our attention on his blog This Day in Track and Field.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Russ Reabold of Trojan Force noted the passing of pole vaulter Steve Smith a few days ago.
b. November 24, 1951 Long, CA
d. September 23, 2020 San Clemente, CA
The following story appeared in the San Clemente Times August 2, 2012, writer Steve Breazele.
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