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Monday, March 07, 2011

Superfan Daily: Weekend Roundup

Indoor Track
European Indoor Championships
Friday through Sunday, Palais Omnisports, Paris FRA
Highlights: Teddy Tamgho 19.92 TJ (world indoor record),
Day 1 recap / Day 2 recap / Day 3 recap
Event-by-event reports / Results

IC4A Championships
Friday and Saturday, Boston U. Track & Tennis Center, Boston MA
Winners: Connecticut
Recap / Results

NAIA Championships
Thursday through Saturday, GaREAT Sports Complex, Geneva OH
Winners: Shorter Univ. (men), Oklahoma Baptist (women)
Recap / Results

NJCAAA Championships
Friday-Saturday, Texas Tech Athletic Training Center, Lubbock TX
Winners: Iowa Central Community College (men), South Plains Junior College (women)

Collegiate "last chance" qualifiers

USATF Indoor Combined Events Championships
Friday-Saturday, Gladstein Fieldhouse, Bloomington IN
Winners: Nick Adcock 5711, Bettie Wade 4439

Road Racing
Lake Biwa Marathon (IAAF Gold Label)
Sunday, Otsu JPN
Winner: Wilson Kipsang (KEN) 2:06:13
IAAF story and results

Paris Half Marathon
Sunday, Paris FRA
Winners: Stephen Kibet (KEN) 1:01:36, Peninah Arusei (KEN) 1:08:30 course record
Recap / Results

Cross Country
Almond Blossom Cross (IAAF Permit)
Sunday, Albufeira POR
Winners: Josephat Kiprono Menjo (KEN), Aniko Kalovics (HUN)
IAAF story and results

African Championships
Sunday, Cape Town RSA
Winners: Kenya (men and women), John Mwangangi (KEN), Mercy Cherono (KEN)
IAAF story

Outdoor Track
UWI Invitational
Saturday, Usain Bolt Track, Mona JAM

Track on TV
Bud Greenspan's Athens 2004: Stories Of Olympic Glory, 12:10 PM and 9:40 PM today on Showtime Family Zone
Bud Greenspan Remembers: The 1984 L.A. Olympics, 8:00 PM today on Showtime Family Zone

News Links
Runner's World's Racing News has all the headlines.

Ken Goe's daily Oregon track blog.

USATF moves to the next stage of picking a new CEORumors, rumors.

Charles Van Commenee pleased with the UK's team performance at the Euros, among other lessons learned.

There's talk of a lawsuit if Leonard Komon is not reinstated to the Kenyan team for the World Cross Country.

Thrower Loree Smith blogs on the indoor season.

Eugene has another great track, as Lane Community College unveils its refurbished oval.

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