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The Sunday Read: Dylan Wyke’s tweets, drinking, and dying. Plus: party rocking

Did Canadian marathoner Dylan Wykes lose Olympic gold because he tweeted too much? That’s what Running World columnist Mark Remy suggests. Remy worked up a graph correlating the number of tweets to the success of Olympic marathoners and suggests – … Continue reading

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Special mid-week, Olympic edition of The Sunday Read

Okay really, it’s not all that “special.” Truth be told, I didn’t write a Sunday Read this past weekend, it being a long weekend and all. And while throngs of protesters didn’t show up outside my domicile – in fact, … Continue reading

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Drugs and the Comrades Marathon

It’s devastating and disappointing. News broke today that the winner of the grueling, 90-kilometres Comrades Marathon in South Africa was disqualified because of doping. Ludwick Mamabolo was told to walk because of using Methylhexanamine, a stimulant that may be found as … Continue reading

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