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VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Jun 21st, 2012, 09:04 PM
They start tomorrow - strongest team in the world! I can't wait to see how it turns out. :)

Sammo
Jun 21st, 2012, 09:37 PM
I want Lolo Jones to win the Gold so badly...

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Jun 21st, 2012, 10:09 PM
I think she does too....after Beijing.

nevetssllim
Jun 22nd, 2012, 09:35 AM
I want Lolo Jones to win the Gold so badly...

Lolo isn't in great form and the 100mH is one of the most competitive events at the Trials. In fact she's only ranked ninth in the US this year.

Halepsova
Jun 22nd, 2012, 09:59 AM
Is that hot track guy from Beijing still on the team?

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Jun 24th, 2012, 03:09 AM
Ashton Eaton set a World Record in the Decathlon storming his way to winning the 1500m! :bounce:

His reaction was great!

Lolo Jones goes to the Olympics again too! :bounce:

nevetssllim
Jun 24th, 2012, 08:57 AM
Pleased for Lolo! :D Really didn't think she would make it.

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Jun 24th, 2012, 01:33 PM
Two ladies (one of them Allison Felix) tied for 3rd in the 100 m :eek:

The USA can only seed 3 athletes to London and there are no tiebreaker procedures in place. I wonder how it will be settled.

Sammo
Jun 24th, 2012, 02:35 PM
Lolo!! :woohoo:

Uranium
Jun 24th, 2012, 05:17 PM
Two ladies (one of them Allison Felix) tied for 3rd in the 100 m :eek:

The USA can only seed 3 athletes to London and there are no tiebreaker procedures in place. I wonder how it will be settled.

Tarmoh got it. Just 200 for Allyson now.

Bismarck.
Jun 24th, 2012, 05:34 PM
She should've gone for the 400 instead. :facepalm:

Foot_Fault
Jun 24th, 2012, 09:14 PM
Allyson is capable of running a sub 11.00 Tarmoh has yet to prove. A run-off must happen.

pov
Jun 24th, 2012, 09:34 PM
Allyson is capable of running a sub 11.00 Tarmoh has yet to prove. A run-off must happen.

Reportedly, they've both expressed reluctance about doing a run-off.

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Jun 25th, 2012, 03:37 AM
Tarmoh got it. Just 200 for Allyson now.
Where did you hear this? From what I understand, it still is not settled.

Uranium
Jun 26th, 2012, 04:48 PM
Where did you hear this? From what I understand, it still is not settled.

From when race finished on TV. Next day they said it was unsettled. Sorry.

Can we get a list of all US qualifiers?

edificio
Jun 26th, 2012, 09:53 PM
Maybe today they will report the decision of the runners. Amazing dead heat, but I think Felix was second by a hair.

Sammo
Jun 26th, 2012, 10:05 PM
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That Dawn Harper bitch throwing shade at Lolo :sobbing: Stop moaning bitch, you're only an Olympic gold medalist because Lolo tripped :o It's just sad that she dislikes Lolo because Lolo gets tons of sponsors and nobody cares about her, it's not Lolo's fault, but your attitude is your fault.

CrossCourt~Rally
Jun 26th, 2012, 11:03 PM
Gotta love Lolo:hearts:

So they either have to have a run off...or flip a coin...omg :lol:

edificio
Jun 26th, 2012, 11:48 PM
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That Dawn Harper bitch throwing shade at Lolo :sobbing: Stop moaning bitch, you're only an Olympic gold medalist because Lolo tripped :o It's just sad that she dislikes Lolo because Lolo gets tons of sponsors and nobody cares about her, it's not Lolo's fault, but your attitude is your fault.

I didn't see anything wrong with what Dawn Harper said. I didn't hear moaning at all.

In any case, Lola's kind of a drama queen as well as queen of TMI. She tripped and lost. That is not Dawn Harper's fault. Anyway, I thought Dawn Harper came off better, while Lolo came off desperate in the questions in this video.

Maybe they don't like each other. That's fine. We don't have to like everybody.

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Jun 27th, 2012, 12:08 AM
They created new rules in case a tie happens in the future - they require either a run-off or a coin flip (depending on the players' choices).

To me, they should go back to the semifinal and who had the faster semifinal score. No run-off needed (usually these players are in multiple races) and no stupid coin flip.

Sammo
Jun 27th, 2012, 01:22 AM
Kellie Wells is such a sweethard anyway :hearts:

mykarma
Jun 27th, 2012, 01:59 AM
lWT4yn9KlZU

That Dawn Harper bitch throwing shade at Lolo :sobbing: Stop moaning bitch, you're only an Olympic gold medalist because Lolo tripped :o It's just sad that she dislikes Lolo because Lolo gets tons of sponsors and nobody cares about her, it's not Lolo's fault, but your attitude is your fault.
I don't know what you mean about Dawn. Lolo seem to be the one that was disengaged and ignoring her teammates. She appeared as though everything was about her. Even in the questions the majority of them was to Lolo like she broke some record. I could be wrong but Ms. Lolo seemed as though the world revolves around her talking about taking her frustrations out on others. UGH, I use to like her but now, not so much.

Sammo
Jun 27th, 2012, 02:05 AM
I don't know what you mean about Dawn. Lolo seem to be the one that was disengaged and ignoring her teammates. She appeared as though everything was about her. Even in the questions the majority of them was to Lolo like she broke some record. I could be wrong but Ms. Lolo seemed as though the world revolves around her talking about taking her frustrations out on others. UGH, I use to like her but now, not so much.

Well Dawn was the one who was moaning about not getting attention and sponsors because of being the Olympic champion, clearly throwing shade at Lolo, like 'I hate you because you're more marketable than me but in real life I'm so much better than you' when again she's only a gold medalist because of Lolo tripping in the 9th hurdle, Dawn acts like she's the world's 8th wonder and Lolo is just a mediocre good-looking hurdler.

mykarma
Jun 27th, 2012, 10:22 PM
Well Dawn was the one who was moaning about not getting attention and sponsors because of being the Olympic champion, clearly throwing shade at Lolo, like 'I hate you because you're more marketable than me but in real life I'm so much better than you' when again she's only a gold medalist because of Lolo tripping in the 9th hurdle, Dawn acts like she's the world's 8th wonder and Lolo is just a mediocre good-looking hurdler.
Her comments had to do with herself and absolutely nothing about anyone else. She was responding to the question that was asked of her. Seems like you're the one that thinks Lolo shit don't stink.

Sammo
Jun 27th, 2012, 10:30 PM
Her comments had to do with herself and absolutely nothing about anyone else. She was responding to the question that was asked of her. Seems like you're the one that thinks Lolo shit don't stink.

What shit? Looking better and being a better athlete thus she gets more sponsors? :lol: Dawn Harper is track's Schiavone, gets her glory by better athletes' mistakes, as simple as that, please, she made the Beijing Olympic team by less than 0.01 seconds.

pov
Jun 27th, 2012, 10:53 PM
To me, they should go back to the semifinal and who had the faster semifinal score.
That would suck. Few top runners go all out in the SF. Taking whoever has the fastest time for the year would be fairer.

pov
Jun 27th, 2012, 10:55 PM
she's only a gold medalist because of Lolo tripping in the 9th hurdle,
:haha: Amazing that you don't see the irony in that statement.

Bismarck.
Jun 27th, 2012, 11:00 PM
What shit? Looking better and being a better athlete thus she gets more sponsors? :lol: Dawn Harper is track's Schiavone, gets her glory by better athletes' mistakes, as simple as that, please, she made the Beijing Olympic team by less than 0.01 seconds.

And Jones has made this Olympic team by 0.04 seconds. :shrug: Somebody's gotta make it and over such a short distance, it often comes down to thousandths.

Anyway, Jones's medal record: 0 Olympic medals, 0 World's medals; Harper's: 1 Olympic medal (with a second likely to come this year), 1 World's medal. I know whose career I'd rather have. Finally, I'd say that an important part of being a good hurdler requires jumping over all ten when it actually matters, but that's just me/

Sammo
Jun 27th, 2012, 11:04 PM
But still, how does Lolo have 'shit', it's just pathetic that people complain of this woman getting sponsors

http://periconoticias.com.ar/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/7596d_LoloJones600.jpg
http://wac.450f.edgecastcdn.net/80450F/thefw.com/files/2012/05/Lolo-Jones-Ian-Walton-630x434.jpg

And this other one not getting them

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c3/Dawn_Harper_Daegu_2011.jpg
http://www.spikesmag.com/Images/460x260_Dawn%20Harper_200905211142.jpg


It's like if I complained about Justine Henin not getting as much money from sponsors as Sharapova :lol:

Sponsorships are not aids from the government :help: They are private companies they 'don't have to be fair' and sign contracts with the athletes that deserve it the most, instead they HAVE to sign contracts with the most marketable athletes, that's the whole point of it :weirdo:

mykarma
Jun 28th, 2012, 04:01 AM
What shit? Looking better and being a better athlete thus she gets more sponsors? :lol: Dawn Harper is track's Schiavone, gets her glory by better athletes' mistakes, as simple as that, please, she made the Beijing Olympic team by less than 0.01 seconds.
What does any of that have to do with Dawn and her interview? OK, you win, I'm done.

mykarma
Jun 28th, 2012, 04:12 AM
And Jones has made this Olympic team by 0.04 seconds. :shrug: Somebody's gotta make it and over such a short distance, it often comes down to thousandths.

Anyway, Jones's medal record: 0 Olympic medals, 0 World's medals; Harper's: 1 Olympic medal (with a second likely to come this year), 1 World's medal. I know whose career I'd rather have. Finally, I'd say that an important part of being a good hurdler requires jumping over all ten when it actually matters, but that's just me/
Well Damn, if that ain't a smack down. :lol:

mykarma
Jun 28th, 2012, 04:15 AM
But still, how does Lolo have 'shit', it's just pathetic that people complain of this woman getting sponsors

http://periconoticias.com.ar/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/7596d_LoloJones600.jpg
http://wac.450f.edgecastcdn.net/80450F/thefw.com/files/2012/05/Lolo-Jones-Ian-Walton-630x434.jpg

And this other one not getting them

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c3/Dawn_Harper_Daegu_2011.jpg
http://www.spikesmag.com/Images/460x260_Dawn%20Harper_200905211142.jpg


It's like if I complained about Justine Henin not getting as much money from sponsors as Sharapova :lol:

Sponsorships are not aids from the government :help: They are private companies they 'don't have to be fair' and sign contracts with the athletes that deserve it the most, instead they HAVE to sign contracts with the most marketable athletes, that's the whole point of it :weirdo:
Did you just make that shit up for the hell of it or do you really think that is what someone said or implied? :shrug: