The CHill Zone of T&F: Conway's View From the Finish Line

The European Plan to Reset Records

Jul 3rd, 2017
1:10 pm PDT

There has been a suggestion from European Athletics to reset the track and field record book to only allow records that conform to the sport's current standard of taking and storing blood and urine so that either or both can be tested post record for new drugs and methods of doping discovered after the record has been ratified Read More...

Wow, I Agree with Carl Lewis

Mar 9th, 2016
12:11 pm PDT

It's been the rare occasion that I've been in agreement with Carl Lewis. He's been "controversial" during much of his association with the sport of track and field going back to the 1980s. But as I read this article I found myself nodding my head in agreement. While I've been trying my best to just enjoy the competition this indoor season, DOPING continues to dominate the headlines Read More...

World Records and the State of the Sport

Jan 18th, 2016
2:17 pm PDT

British Track and Field has released a manifesto on the status of the sport - changes it feels are necessary to "clean up" the sport of track and field. Among these is the matter of the sports records and what it sees as a full scale revision of track and field's world records. Lord Coe - a Brit and the current head of the IAAF - has stated that he favors the removal of selected world records Read More...