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July 29, 2016

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Olympic historian nonpareil Bill Mallon projects what landmark positions Usain Bolt, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Allyson Felix & Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce can reach with some Rio medals. Check out his 4 links…
Donald McRae of The Guardian takes a very long and incisive look at the "intersex" situation and the South African halfmiler's thought-provoking status in the sport…
"Amid the unceasing reports of the problems in Rio  ahead of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, veterans of past Olympic organizing committees are smiling. They have been through this before," notes Rich Perelman…
The BBC delineates some of the bad words that Olympic competitors aren't allowed to use for the next few weeks (the mind boggles)…
Lori Shontz of Runner's World explains how the IOC stricture " limits how brands that aren’t official partners can advertise or post on social media, even if they support an athlete at the Games."…
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