Sprint start coverage

The New York Times - July 8, 2008

Patterns: The Sound of Victory?See article.

U.S.News & World Report - June 26, 2008

Sprinters Closest to Starter's Pistol Have Edge See article.

ABC News - June 24, 2008

Olympic Start Gun Gives Inside Runners an Edge. See article.

Macleans.com - June 24, 2008

Starting gun gives some runners a head start: study See article.

Newsweek.com - June 24, 2008

On Your Mark, Get Set . . . See article.

Yahoo! India - June 22, 2008

'Lane 1 advantage' for sprinters closest to starter's pistol. See article.

Russia Today - June 19, 2008

Revealed: the best and worst lanes for Olympic sprinters. See article.

newslocale.org - June 19, 2008

Racers closest to starter pistol likely to be ahead of competitors further away See article.

National Post - June 19, 2008

Proximity to pistol helps sprinters be first off the blocks, new study suggests See article.

The Guardian - June 18, 2008

Start pistol gives some racers unfair advantage. See article with video.

Nature - June 18, 2008

Olympic starter's gun 'unfair' See article.

Canada.com - June 18, 2008

The louder the starting gun, the quicker the start, say scientists. See article.

The Canadian Press - June 18, 2008

Researchers at U of A say start pistol gives some racers an unfair advantage. See article.

CBC - June 18, 2008

New study reveals start pistols give some racers advantage. See article.

Science Daily - June 18, 2008

Sprinters Closest To Starter Pistol Have Advantage Over Those Farther Away, Says Study. See article.

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