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The recent slew of WRs in the 100m over the past couple years has given rise to the notion that 100m performances have reached a hyper-speed acceleration. The data doesn’t…

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Are we painting ourselves into a corner with this incessant chasing of records in swimming and track and field? Am I missing something? Is not the essence of sport competition?…

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If you didn’t hear or see, Usain Bolt handily broke the 100m world record today with a 9.72 at ICAHN stadium. A couple things make this performance especially impressive:The performance…

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