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    Olympic Track and Field thread

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    All these threads are annoying me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spinksy View Post
    All these threads are annoying me.
    You're the one who is making half of them so you can't talk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spinksy View Post
    All these threads are annoying me.
    Threads about Olympic sports in the Olympic forum? Whoda thunk it?!!

    Track & Field is the spotlight of the Olympics for most people, and you think there shouldn't be a thread? good one
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    Could a mod change the thread title to "Olympic Athletics Thread" please. Athletes compete in athletics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Could a mod change the thread title to "Olympic Athletics Thread" please. Athletes compete in athletics.
    Technically everybody at the Olympics is an athlete.

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    Valerie Vili to win NZ's only Track & Field gold at these Games. In fact it might be our only medal in Track & Field.

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Ed_ View Post
    Valerie Vili to win NZ's only Track & Field gold at these Games. In fact it might be our only medal in Track & Field.
    Crossing fingers. Hoping she beats the thoroughly-doped Belarusians.
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    Bunch of Kenyans and Ethiopians to dominate long distance running...

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    Not if Craig Mottram has anything to do with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Could a mod change the thread title to "Olympic Athletics Thread" please. Athletes compete in athletics.
    Found myself calling it Track & Field lately for some reason. It's odd, because when I used to run, I used to refer to training as going to the "track" but would never call the sport anything other than Athletics.

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    Always called it Track and Field tbh, but used to say Athletics Day when I was at school.
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    For me, used to be Athletics when I was a Brit, now Track and Field now Im a Yank.

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    100m heats started. Despite the fact that he's American, I hope Tyson Gay smashes both Bolt & Powell.

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    Bolt & Powell both hugely impressive in their heats. Both slowed to a jog in the last 10.

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