The announcement from Jack (Legs) O'Reilly all but crackled through Detroit's Cobo Arena last Saturday afternoon: "Believe it or not, ladies and gentlemen, if Villanova wins this final event, it will take the NCAA indoor track championships by one point."
Was this the same Villanova team that had begun this last day of competition in 25th place? At that point, it seemed certain that the University of Texas at El Paso, the pre-meet favorite, could not help but win its fifth title in six years. But suddenly UTEP was like a small boy on a carousel who has grabbed the gold ring but neglected to hold on to his horse.
The Europa SC High Jump Meeting 2011 will be held today in the Slovakian city of Banska Bystrica. The headliner is Ivan Ukhov, who takes on Russia's Aleksey Dmitrik and America's Jesse Williams among others.
LIVE webcast at the meet website covers women's competition at 11:00 AM EST and men's competition at 1:00 PM EST
Start lists / Live results
Meetin Pas de Calais (IAAF Indoor Permit)
Tuesday, Liévin FRA
Highlights: Nixon Chepsaba (KEN) 3:34.98 1500m, Teddy Tamgho (FRA) 17.64 TJ, Kellie Wells (USA) 7.85 60H
IAAF story / Results
Runner's World's Racing News has all the headlines, including March's NYC Half Marathon lineup of Meb Keflezighi, Ryan Hall and Abdi Abdirahman.
All the college headlines are at the USTFCCCA Daily., inlcuding their team computer rankings.
Big news: Eugene will bid to host the 2014 World Juniors.
Ken Goe hits the nail on the head when he says that "USATF will continue to flounder until it reaches beyond its participants".
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