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Lee Evans raised his fist

after receiving the gold medal in the 400 meters

at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.

 

With him were his teammates Larry James (left),

who won the silver,

and Ronald Freeman,

who won the bronze.

 

Photograph: Associated Press

 

Lee Evans, Olympic Runner Who Protested Racism, Dies at 74

One of several Black athletes

who had threatened to boycott the 1968 Summer Games,

he won two gold medals,

then raised his fist at the presentation ceremony.

NYT

May 19, 2021

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/19/
sports/olympics/lee-evans-olympic-runner-who-protested-racism-dies-at-74.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guardian web frontpage        24 August 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can a Trans Runner Like Me Compete Fairly?        NYT        August 12, 2021

 

 

 

 

Can a Trans Runner Like Me Compete Fairly? | NYT Opinion        Video        NYT        August 12, 2021

 

In the highly politicized debate

over whether transgender women should be allowed to play women’s sports,

opinions tend to divide into two starkly opposing camps.

 

There are those people — including lawmakers in dozens of states —

who argue that the integrity of girls’ and women’s sports needs to be safeguarded

against people assigned male at birth and the physical advantages they may possess.

 

The other side argues that by the very fact of their gender transition,

trans girls and women have earned the right to compete as their chosen gender.

 

But Andie Taylor,

a 48-year-old trans woman and competitive runner

who has much to gain or lose in this debate,

finds herself staking out a more nuanced position,

somewhere in the apolitical middle ground.

 

In the Opinion video above,

Ms. Taylor describes

how she is eager to compete among women and yearns for inclusion —

but only if the scientific research unequivocally shows

that her years living as a male did not give her an advantage.

 

There is little research

regarding the performance of transgender athletes,

in part because their numbers are so small.

 

Some evidence suggests

that trans women retain some athletic advantages

after a year of undergoing testosterone suppression.

Researchers have also found that those advantages,

with time, largely fall away.

 

As research advances,

Ms. Taylor is imploring all sides in the debate

to refrain from using the issue for political gain.

“I want to win,” she says,

“but I only want to win if I know it’s fair.”

 

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpYhU4kR7TU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sprinter Factory        G        12 May 2017

 

 

 

 

The Sprinter Factory        Video        The Guardian        12 May 2017

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1C5p3dfMbk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marathon        NYT        Oct. 27, 2015

 

 

 

 

Marathon

 

An Ecuadorian prep-chef explains how he’s become

one of the fastest marathon runners in New York City.

 

NYT        By THEO RIGBY and KATE McLEAN | Oct. 27, 2015 | 9:25

http://www.nytimes.com/video/opinion/100000003999812/marathon.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marathon Man        John Schlesinger        Trailer        1976

 

 

 

 

MARATHON MAN - Trailer ( 1976 )

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK26KtN99R4

 

Related > NYT movie review

http://www.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=9F00E3D8143EE334BC4F53DFB667838D669EDE - October 7, 1976

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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trans runner        USA

 

Can a Trans Runner Like Me Compete Fairly? | NYT Opinion

Video        August 12, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpYhU4kR7TU
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

middle-distance runner        USA

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/08/
magazine/mary-cain-is-growing-up-fast.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

marathon runner        USA

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/27/
opinion/marathon.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ultra-Marathon > ultra-runners        USA

 

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/15/
what-ultra-marathons-do-to-our-bodies/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > At the 1968 Olympics,

Tommie Smith,

winner of the men’s 200 metres,

stood on the podium

and lifted his hand to protest racism.

 

That moment

would end his running career

– and shake the world        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/oct/14/
people-shunned-me-like-hot-lava-the-runner-who-raised-his-fist-and-risked-his-life

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > Olympic runner        UK / USA

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/oct/14/
people-shunned-me-like-hot-lava-the-runner-who-raised-his-fist-and-risked-his-life

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/19/
sports/olympics/lee-evans-olympic-runner-who-protested-racism-dies-at-74.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jamaica > Usain Bolt        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/jul/31/
i-am-bolt-bbc-usain-the-greatest-sports-documentary-ever-made

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/08/18/
490346468/a-surprising-theory-about-jamaicas-amazing-running-success

 

https://www.npr.org/2016/08/15/
490037630/jamaicas-usain-bolt-retains-title-words-fastest-man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

marathon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marathon > 26-and-a-half mile race        UK / USA

 

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/the-running-blog/2013/aug/07/
running-should-run-marathon-race

 

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/summer/track/2007-11-03-us-
marathon-trials_N.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

race        UK

 

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/apr/14/
london-marathon-man-dies-42-finish-line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ham radio operators        USA

 

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/23/
steve-mendelsohn-whose-radios-spread-word-of-city-marathons-is-dead-at-67/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boston Marathon        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/04/17/
603189901/runner-tells-herself-just-show-up-for-one-more-mile-and-wins-the-boston-marathon

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/19/
sports/near-boston-marathons-finish-line-no-talk-of-defeat.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York City Marathon        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/topic/subject/new-york-city-marathon

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/05/
sports/nyc-marathon-historical-photos.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/04/
nyregion/nyc-marathon-history.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/10/30/
sports/new-york-marathon-in-six-charts.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=JL0TxvKRmaU&list=UUqnbDFdCpuN8CMEg0VuEBqA

 

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2014/nov/02/
new-york-city-marathon-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/video/sports/100000002529991/
new-york-city-marathon-by-the-numbers.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/sports/03runner.html

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2009/nov/03/paula-radcliffe-new-york

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

London Marathon        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/london-marathon

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/apr/22/
london-marathon-running-micah-true

 

 

 

 

London Marathon        2014

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/apr/14/
london-marathon-man-dies-42-finish-line

 

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2014/apr/13/
london-marathon-2014-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

London Marathon        2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2011/apr/17/
london-marathon-2011-winners-costumes

 

 

 

 

London Marathon        2008

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/gallery/2008/apr/13/
londonmarathon?picture=333516156

 

 

 

 

Marathon runner > Paula Radcliffe

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/paularadcliffe

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2009/nov/03/
paula-radcliffe-new-york

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2008/nov/25/
paularadcliffe-athletics

 

 

 

 

finish line

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/apr/14/
london-marathon-man-dies-42-finish-line

 

 

 

 

finish line        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/19/
sports/near-boston-marathons-finish-line-no-talk-of-defeat.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

triathtlon        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/28/
your-money/training-for-triathlons-at-an-older-age.html

 

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/10/
triathlons.html

 

 

 

 

women’s triathlon        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/16/
sports/a-tough-transition-for-womens-triathlon.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

decathlon        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/07/
sports/irving-mondschein-91-decathlete-who-coached-dies.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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