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Thursday, May 07, 2009

What's On The Weekend


The Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix 2009, an IAAF Super Grand Prix meet, will be held in Doha on Friday. will have a live webcast, and Universal Sports will broadcast the meet on a one-hour delay.
Meet website / IAAF page / Webcast link
IAAF Preview / Universal Sports / USA Today / East Africa Standard / BBC

The Osaka GP 2009, an IAAF Grand Prix meet, will be held in Osaka on Saturday.
Meet website (in Japanese) / IAAF page / Webcast link
IAAF preview / Russian Athletics

The 21st Multistars, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge competition, will be held in Desenzano del Garda, Italy, on Saturday and Sunday.
Meet website (in Italian) / IAAF page
IAAF preview / Independent / BBC / Athletics Weekly / Telegraph

The GP Caixa/Unifor de Atletismo, an IAAF Permit meet, will be held in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Sunday.
Meet website (in Portugese) / IAAF page

The BIG 25 Berlin road race will take place on Sunday.
Race website / IAAF preview

The Fifth Third River Bank Run, this year's USATF 25k National Championships, will be held in Grand Rapids, MI, on Saturday.
Race website / USATF page
Grand Rapids Press / M-live

Conference Championships:
Southland (Friday thru Sunday)
Sun Belt (Friday thru Sunday)
Ivy League (Saturday and Sunday)
Pac-10 decathlon / heptathlon (Saturday and Sunday)

The Oregon Twilight will take place in Eugene on Saturday evening. A special record-attempt 4 x mile relay is the expected highlight.
Meet website
Oregonian / Statesman-Journal /

All the rest

Universal Sports will broadcast the Doha Super GP meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Friday. Repeats will be at midnight on Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday.

The Big Ten Network will show the Jesse Owens Classic from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Universal Sports will rerun the London Marathon from 2 to 4 a.m. on Sunday.

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