This is my daily chat with #RunBlogRun viewers and track fans on the news in track & field!

This is #CoffeeWithLarry for Thursday, March 21, 2024.

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Our topics:

1. The IOC has decided no Russian or Belarussian athletes will be included in the opening or closing ceremonies.

2. Diamond League is just a month away, starting this year in China. 

3. USATF LA GP is May 17-18, 2024,

4. U.S. Olympic Trials are coming soon, June 21-29,

Cole Hocker, USA Olympic Track and Field Team Trials
June 18-28, 2021
Eugene, Oregon, USA
day 7 of competition:

5. Pre-Classic is May 25, 2024,

6. Some fun meets coming soon. Miramar Invite is on April 8, and Sha’Carri Richardson is opening there.

7. Penn Relays is coming, April 25-28,

Kyle Langford won the 800m at the 2022 Penn Relays, photo from Kyle Langford’s Twitter page

8. Drake Relays opened ticket sales this week!

9. See you tomorrow on Coffee with Larry!