Quota System Boosts Irish; Doping Talk In Simple Terms; Top JTG Stories Of The Week
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No more Chinese whispers – Setting the doping record straight
It’s been a torrid couple of weeks for athletics in the press with doping rumours, allegations, and hearsay dominating the headlines. We’ve put the whole situation in the clearest terms here in our most popular story of the week.
Irish Team boosted by four additions
The Irish team has been boosted with the addition of four athletes for the World Track and Field Championships in Beijing on the 22nd-30th of August who have been invited under the new IAAF quota system.
Full team details here.
Nike Boss threatens to kill rival coach
John Capriotti, who is one of the most powerful figures in world athletics, threatened to kill a head coach of a rival brand at the USA Track and Field Championships in June, it has been alleged.
Full story here.
Five Events you must watch in beijing
We take a look at the five events at the upcoming World Championships that you simply can’t afford to miss. From the king of the sprints to a triple jump tussle, check out the full preview here.