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ofan

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  1. DeGrasse! Still lots of work to do to beat Coleman
  2. 10.12, he'll probably come last in the final
  3. Brown qualifies, but everyone else so much slower than Coleman. Wow, 9.88
  4. I hope it gets busier tomorrow when there are finals. But about half the seats are covered by tarps. I would bet there's no more than 20,000 seats available for spectators to sit in.
  5. I thought I saw Ole Einar Bjorndalen amongst the 50 people in the crowd
  6. And now Warholm in the 400m hurdles, Norwegian domination continuing
  7. Wow, 3 Norwegians in the 5000m final?
  8. It's amazing how many seats in this stadium are covered by tarp. They must have seen super low ticket sales
  9. Excited to finally watch a fair 800m race at a World Championships!
  10. Is it just me or does Shiroyama look like a woman?
  11. I wouldn't consider Biden rich - he's a career politician. Being old and white is where the comparisons between the two of them end.
  12. The irony is that the unhinged socialist congresspeople currently in office could hurt this whole impeachment process. I hope that Pelosi has a handle on her caucus and continues to proceed with this in a practical manner. Also, the damage Trump would cause with another four years in office would be irreparable - this far outweighs the perceived benefits of your speculation that it gives socialists more power down the road. Impeachment likely won't get him out of office, and so lets hope he just loses next November - and in my opinion, lets hope we can return to a moderate form of governance, I think the extremes on either side of the spectrum will only lead to more chaos.
  13. There's no longer a choice. Trump has admitted to trying to rig the election through foreign interference. There is no use trying to remove him in the 2020 election when you know he's not going to play by the rules.
  14. Speaker Pelosi to announce an impeachment inquiry at 5PM EST. Buckle up
  15. Well that's one way to look at it. I think it's disqualifying, but this is one issue among the several that I listed
  16. World Cup in the winter? Olympics in October? Marathon run at midnight? If a country cannot physically host an event in the regular window for fear of heat exhaustion and athlete performance, they should not be hosting these events.
  17. yeah, that parts awful, but they should be a non-starter for hosting anything because they have no sporting history and pay for athletes. They also bribe to host these events. Also, it's like a thousand degrees there and they fuck with the traditional timing and schedule of competitions. Need I go on? That alone, should preclude them from hosting all of these events - but, if they're only option for hosting, as it appears in many cases, c'est la vie. In summation, fuck Qatar. This is my statement
  18. Russia and Qatar should never host sporting events imo
  19. This is a massive over-reaction. The policies his government has put forth over the last four years have shown he is anything but racist. What he did was racist and stupid, but he owned up to it and apologized - certainly more than you can say about other world leaders. I am getting sick of this persecution of people for past mistakes to score political points, but it is the new norm, and will only become even more normalized as we live in a new age where political candidates (or any public figure for that matter) have their entire past on social media to be scrutinized. The problem here lies in hypocrisy. This is an example of why the virtue-signaling, holier than thou posturing of liberal politicians like Trudeau today is so frustrating and dangerous, and only leads to further polarization and the election of populist figures. For all of the terrible things that done Donald Trump has done, at least he is unabashedly a piece of shit, and doesn't pretend to be perfect. In summation, this incident shouldn't taint your entire perception of Trudeau, and certainly does not make him a racist. Is he a stupid and unqualified moron, yeah, of course, but he's not a racist. Another thing to consider is that Canada is a parliamentary democracy - the real issue will be reconciling voting for Liberal candidates who are brown, while these photographs of their leader lie in the background. At the end of the day, I don't know if it is quite as damaging as it would be for a Presidential candidate who is directly voted for.
  20. So what's the deal with non-Olympic weight classes? Could you qualify a quota in an Olympic weight class, and then have a wrestler from another weight class lose/gain weight to take the quota?
  21. As we were discussing in the Suggestions thread, it would be nice to get these schedules posted at the top of threads again for events, because the official websites are always terrible. I just put this together for the World Athletics Championship. @Sindo, would it be possible to add this to the first post, maybe as a "spoiler" so that people don't have to scroll through it? Official ScheduleArabian Standard Time (GMT +3) Olympic Event Final | Non-Olympic Event FinalFriday, September 27th16:30 Men's Long Jump Qualification A+B16:35 Men's 100m Preliminaries 16:40 Women's Hammer Throw Qualification A17:10 Men's 800m Round 117:30 Women's Pole Vault Qualification A+B18:05 Men's 100m Round 118:10 Women's Hammer Throw Qualification B18:40 Women's High Jump Qualification A+B19:00 Women's 3000m Steeplechase Round 119:25 Men's Triple Jump Qualification A+B19:55 Men's 5000m Round 120:30 Men's 400m Hurdles Round 1 23:59 Women's Marathon FinalSaturday, September 28th16:15 Men's Discus Throw Qualification A16:30 Women's 100m Round 117:05 Men's 800m Round 117:30 Men's Pole Vault Qualification A+B17:45 Men's Discus Throw Qualification B18:05 Men's 400m Hurdles Semifinals18:45 Men's 100m Semifinals19:15 Women's 800m Semifinals19:25 Women's Hammer Throw Final20:00 Mixed 4x400m Relay Round 120:40 Men's Long Jump Final 21:10 Women's 10000m Final22:15 Men's 100m Final23:30 Women's 50km Race Walk Final23:30 Men's 50km Race Walk FinalSunday, September 29th20:05 Men's 200m Round 120:40 Women's Pole Vault Final21:20 Women's 200m Semifinals21:45 Men's Triple Jump Final21:55 Men's 800m Semifinals22:35 Mixed 4x400m Relay Final23:20 Women's 100m Final23:30 Women's 20km Race Walk FinalMonday, September 30th 16:30 Women's Javelin Throw Qualification A17:05 Women's 200m Round 118:00 Women's Javelin Throw Qualification B18:20 Women's 400m Round 120:05 Men's 110m Hurdles Round 120:30 Women's High Jump Final20:50 Men's 200m Semifinals21:20 Men's 5000m Final21:25 Men's Discus Throw Final21:50 Women's 3000m Steeplechase Final22:10 Women's 800m Final22:40 Men's 400m Hurdles Final Tuesday, October 1st 16:30 Men's Hammer Throw Qualification A16:35 Men's 400m Round 116:50 Men's High Jump Qualification A+B17:30 Women's 400m Hurdles Round 118:00 Men's Hammer Throw Qualification B18:15 Men's 3000m Steeplechase Round 120:05 Men's Pole Vault Final20:50 Women's 400m Semifinals21:20 Women's Javelin Throw Final21:35 Women's 200m Semifinals22:10 Men's 800m Final22:40 Men's 200m Final Wednesday, October 2nd 16:35 Men's Decathlon 100m16:45 Women's Shot Put Qualification A+B17:05 Women's Heptathlon 100m Hurdles17:30 Men's Decathlon Long Jump17:35 Women's 1500m Round 118:00 Women's Discus Throw Qualification A18:15 Women's Heptathlon High Jump18:25 Women's 5000m Round 118:50 Men's Decathlon Shot Put19:25 Women's Discus Throw Qualification B20:05 Men's 110m Hurdles Semifinals20:30 Women's Heptathlon Shot Put 20:35 Men's 400m Semifinals20:40 Men's Decathlon High Jump21:05 Women's 400m Hurdles Semifinals21:40 Men's Hammer Throw Final21:50 Women's Heptathlon 200m22:35 Women's 200m Final22:55 Men's 110m Hurdles Final23:15 Men's Decathlon 400m Thursday, October 3rd 16:35 Men's Decathlon 110m Hurdles16:40 Women's Triple Jump Qualification A+B17:30 Men's Decathlon Discus Throw A18:15 Women's Heptathlon Long Jump18:35 Men's Decathlon Discus Throw B19:05 Men's Decathlon Pole Vault A19:20 Men's Shot Put Qualification A+B20:05 Men's Decathlon Pole Vault B20:10 Women's Heptathlon Javelin Throw22:00 Men's 1500m Round 122:05 Men's Decathlon Javelin Throw A22:35 Women's Shot Put Final 23:00 Women's 1500m Semifinals23:10 Men's Decathlon Javelin Throw B23:50 Women's 400m Final00:05 Women's Heptathlon 800m 00:15 Men's Decathlon 1500m Friday, October 4th 20:10 Men's 1500m Semifinals20:15 Men's High Jump Final20:40 Women's 4x100m Relay Round 121:00 Women's Discus Throw Final 21:05 Men's 4x100m Relay Round 121:30 Women's 400m Hurdles Final21:45 Men's 3000m Steeplechase Final22:20 Men's 400m Final23:30 Men's 20km Race Walk Final Saturday, October 5th 16:30 Men's Javelin Throw Qualification A17:15 Women's 100m Hurdles Round 117:50 Women's Long Jump Qualification A+B18:00 Men's Javelin Throw Qualification B19:55 Women's 4x400m Relay Round 120:05 Men's Shot Put Final20:25 Men's 4x400m Relay Round 120:35 Women's Triple Jump Final 20:55 Women's 1500m Final21:25 Women's 5000m Final22:05 Women's 4x100m Relay Final22:15 Men's 4x100m Relay Final23:59 Men's Marathon Final Sunday, October 6th 19:05 Women's 100m Hurdles Semifinal 19:15 Women's Long Jump Final19:40 Men's 1500m Final19:55 Men's Javelin Throw Final20:00 Men's 10000m Final20:50 Women's 100m Hurdles Final 21:15 Women's 4x400m Relay Final21:30 Women's 4x400m Relay Final
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