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Friday, January 21, 2011

Superfan Daily: What's On The Weekend

All the weekend's action  is listed after the jump.  I'll let the Flotrack guys get it started!

Cross Country
The Antrim International Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meet, takes place in Belfast on Saturday.
Meet website
IAAF preview

The Kenya Armed Forces Cross Country Championships take place in Kahawa on Saturday.

Three pro-level races are in Spain on Sunday: the Cross Ciudad de Castellon in Castellon, the Cross Internacional Memorial Juan Muguerza inElgiobar, and the Cross Memorial Jesús Luis Alós in Heusca.

Indoor Track
While mostly a high school meet, there are a few pro-level races in the New Balance Games, to be held on Saturday in Manhattan’s Armory Track Center. The headliner is Jen (Barringer) Simpson, making her return to racing after nearly a year off.
Meet website / Flotrack coverage
Let's Run preview

Two mainly college meets will have some pro stars using them as tuneups: the Princeton Relays will showcase decathlete Ashton Eaton, and Michigan's Simmons-Harvey Invitational will include UM alum Nick Willis.

The Energie-Kugelstoß-Indoor, an all-shot put meet, takes place on Friday in the German city of Nordhausen.
Meet Website

A "Springermeeting" (a jumps-only meet, not a Jerry Springer fanfest) will take place on Friday in the German city of Wuppertal.
Meet website

The NHI Perch’formance, a stop on the pole-vault only Perche Elite Tour, takes place on Saturday in the French city of Villeurbanne.
Meet website

The Gubernator Cup takes place on Saturday in the Russian city of Volgograd.

The Jablonecka hala 2011 takes place on Sunday in the Czech town of Jablonec nad Nisou.

The headline meet of the weekend is on Saturday, when LSU travels to Texas A&M for a dual meet. The computer rankings have both schools' men’s and women’s teams rated #2 and #3 in the country; my dual-meet rankings have both the Aggies' men's and women's teams at #1.
Live webcast begins at 4:30 PM Eastern at Aggies All-Access
Flotrack coverage / TAMU promo
Meet schedule / Live results / Twitter feed

Nebraska hosts the adidas Classic on Saturday. The Huskers are making this a "pack the house" night.

Minnesota hosts the Jack Johnson Classic on Saturday.
Video preview / Flotrack coverage

All the rest

Outdoor Track
The Athletics New Zealand Tour gets underway this weekend with the Potts Classic on Saturday in Hastings and the Cooks Classic on Monday in Wanganui.

Track on TV
Reliving the Glory: Seoul '88, Friday at 10:00 PM and Sunday at 7:00 PM on Universal Sports
Prefontaine, 4:40 AM Saturday on Showtime Showcase
LSU at Texas A&M live webcast, 4:30 PM Saturday at Aggies All-Access
Bud Greenspan's Athens 2004: Stories of Olympic Glory, 11:10 AM Sunday on Showtime Family Zone
Bud Greenspan Presents: Beijing 2008 - America's Olympic Glory, 5:30 PM Sunday on Showtime Extreme
Endurance, 6:35 PM Sunday on Flix
Reliving the Glory: Barcelona '92, 10:00 PM Sunday on Universal Sports

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