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Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Your Morning Link Dump
Since the Project 30 Task Force Report came out, USATF CEO Doug Logan is talking to everyone, many times at great length. He spoke with Trackshark (broken into nine parts) and Flotrack (eight parts; three posted so far).
More Task Force Report reactions from The Eugene Register-Guard, Oregon Live, and Alberto Salazar. All concentrate on the recommendation of shortening the Olympic Trials, all are opposed, and all have a dog in that fight.
Last night's big Meeting du du Pas-de-Calais in Liévin, France, saw Bernard Lagat set a new world-leading mile time of 3:3:51.34, a meet record and the ninth-fastest indoor mile in history. Olympic hurdle champ Dayron Robles pulled up in his heat with a gimpy hamstring.
Let's Run's "The Week That Was" report is up. Robert Johnson didn't like the task force, by the way, and neither did his brother.
Pole vault superstar Yelena Isinabyeva signed a $1.5 million sportswear contract with Chinese retail giant Li Ning.