Tagged: IAAF

For Charles Jock, Opportunity Runs, Not Knocks

September 21st, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

If you knew the background of Charles Jock – a 21-year-old half-miler from UC Irvine –  you would give long odds that this man from war-torn Sudan would compete in track and field’s World Championship meet. Those odds would get longer if the bet was that he’d represent the United States. Jock was born during […]

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News of Note 8:25.11

August 26th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

American 10K record-holder and Nike/OTC Elite distance runner Chris Solinsky made, “the hardest decision of [his] career,” last Friday, when he withdrew from this weekend’s World Championships shortly after straining his hamstring during a training session. A record-breaking 83,000 online fan votes were cast over a period of 16-days starting Aug. 1 for this year’s […]

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