HORSE RACING

Oscar Pistorius Versus A Horse. Who Ya Got?

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It's Friday, so here's a clip of "Bladerunner" Oscar Pistorius defeating a horse in a race.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Worst Part About Cross-Country Meets: Being Murdered By Bears

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There are a lot of great reasons to run; it improves your cardiovascular health, prevents muscle and bone loss, improves coordination and can help you both lose weight and gain confidence.

RUNNING

Cheetah Robot Runs Faster Than Usain Bolt

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Cheetah Robot is a super fast quadruped developed by Boston Dynamics (with funding from DARPA) that just blazed past its previous speed record, getting up to 28.

RUNNING

How To Run

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Harvard professor of evolutionary biology Daniel Lieberman gives five pointers on how he thinks you can run long distances better and injury-free.

assholes

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad Is Officially My Least Favorite Athlete

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This colossal dickface wins the 3,000 meter steeplechase gold medal at the European Championships in Helsinki and celebrates by shoving an adorable mascot who happened to be a 14-year old girl.

BULGARIA

Ohhh My Goddddd

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Wait, don't click that yet.

ACCIDENTS

Usain Bolt Hates These Flowers

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Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has two great talents: <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/01/faster-than-a-bolt-of-lightning" target="_blank">being the fastest person in the world</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/usain-bolt-dumped-his-hot-girlfriend-for-one-of-several-dumb-reasons" target="_blank">steamrolling blondes</a>.

AWESOME CALENDARS

The Best Sexy Paralympic Sprinter Calendar You'll See Today

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I'd add 27-year old Japanese sprinter Maya Nakanishi to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/athletes-to-watch" target="_blank">our list of Olympic athletes to watch</a>, but she deserves on a list of her own.

2012 OLYMPICS

Usain Bolt Dumped His Hot Girlfriend For One Of Several Dumb Reasons

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If <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/olympics-fourth-place-medal/usain-bolt-dumped-girlfriend-focus-olympics-145124469.html;_ylt=AvLwO6LTpPey8D_R9bjeoFvYupV4;_ylu=X3oDMTFpYTZoOGQ2BG1pdANTdXBlciBCbG9nIEluZGV4BHBvcwMxMQRzZWMDTWVkaWFCbG9nSW5kZXhUZW1w;_ylg=X3oDMTFlamZvM2ZlBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3" target="_blank">Fourth Place Medal</a>'s headline had been the end of the story ("Usain Bolt dumped his girlfriend to focus on London Olympics") I would've disagreed with his decision, but I would've understood.

Canada

Want To Be A Star Athlete? Start Smoking

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The headline reads "Report: Smoking may be beneficial to long distance runners".

ARIANNY CELESTE

Morning Links Are Good For You

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I am making an effort to get my girlfriend more interested in this website by featuring things like running and "Saved By The Bell".

Movies

Usain Bolt Demands More Ketchup

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The Usain Bolt documentary The Fastest is set to be released in 2012, but thanks to a clip posted on <a href="http://www.runnerspace.com/video.php?video_id=51474-Usain-Bolt-working-out-in-a-pool">Runnerspace.com</a> we've already learned three important things: 1.

#COMMERCIALS

Josh Cox Will Make You Want To Run

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Josh Cox is one of the great American runners, but it wasn't that long ago when he was dirt poor with awful hair.

AUSTRALIA

The Value of One Second: $27,000

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Kenyan marathoner Nicholas Manza Kamakaya won the Gold Coast Marathon in Queensland, Australia, set a course record, and lost $27,000 in the process.

BEIJING OLYMPICS

Kenya’s Sammy Wanjiru Fails to Qualify for High Jump

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Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru is dead, having jumped from a balcony after a domestic dispute with his wife and another woman.

RUNNING

This Cat Has A Personal Trainer

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Who can think about the "labor situation" in pro football when THIS CAT HAS A PERSONAL TRAINER.

BEER

The Healthiest Alcoholic Ever

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Does combining your favorite thing in the world with your least favorite thing in the world make the thing you hate better, or the thing you love worse.

RUNNING

FASTER THAN A BOLT OF LIGHTNING

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Scientists from SMU, Rice, and the University of Wyoming have discovered that <a href="http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100122102843.htm" target="_blank">humans have potential to run at a rate exceeding 35-40+ MILES PER HOUR</a>.


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