You don’t have to be an Olympic runner to get some gold-medal coaching at the UO
Andrew Jordan of Watkins Memorial, Ohio ran the nation's fastest 5k time with a 14:44.7 effort to win the Galion Cross Country Festival. Check out the nation's top cross country action below, with live updates coming all weekend. Stay tuned for more coverage as results roll in!
Martin Manley has decided to move into the professional ranks of track and field. Manley, the 2013 World Youth Championships and World Youth Olympics 400m champion, has decided to forego his final year at St. Jago High School, to move into the professional arena.
The Trelawny Multi-Purpose stadium is to be renamed Usain Bolt Sport Academy.
According to Minister with Responsibility for Sports Natalie Neita-Headley the renaming of the Stadium in Bolt’s home parish will be done in the near future.
“…I enjoy my critics because they push me. When people say Veronica needs to retire or Veronica does not have it, that motivates me to prove them wrong.”
While reading the Carl Sagan book The Demon Haunted World, which is a classic about science, pseudoscience, and technology, I came across a section in which Sagan essentially discusses how science develops and what it actually is. His argument is that it’s really a method of seeing the world. Science isn’t the rote memorization and recitation of facts or the publication of experiments in journals, but a way of thinking. While there’s nothing new about this argument, I think it’s a clear enough distinction that is often forgotten in the world of declaring one a scientists because you have some advanced degree. In particular, one of the examples he used struck home.
[inline:]Should you for some reason be in danger of taking Mo Farah's achievements for granted, after his fifth World Championships distance gold, his sixth straight season dominating each year's biggest championship and his seventh global title, there are a few things you might wish to consider.
I was quite impressed with Ryan Hill's running and winning at the US championships. He has grown as a distance runner under the watchful eye of Coach Jerry Schumacher after his collegiate tenure with Rollie Geiger. Hill has a wry sense of humor and knows he is being a great opportunity.
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