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“NO REASON TO BE CONCERNED” ABOUT SALAZAR ACCUSATIONS

UK Athletics (UKA) has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah, nor any evidence of inappropriate input from the Nike Oregon Project into Farah’s training regimen, after completing an investigation into the practices of coach Alberto Salazar.

More here.

Athletes only tip of steroid iceberg

David Epstein takes a look at the steroid issue and who the actual users are. All Athletes surely? Surely not.

“Surprisingly, world-class athletes are merely the fine layer of frost atop the iceberg’s tip when it comes to the steroid economy.”

Full story here.

Flashback Friday – King Kimmeto

Can you run a sub-70 second lap of the track? How about 105 of them back to back? Dennis Kimetto can, and he did so when setting the marathon world record in Berlin last year.

Watch him in action here.

Banned Doper Coaching at US college

On September 10, 2014, two-time Croatian Olympian and 2009 NCAA discus champion Martin Maric was suspended from the sport of track and field for two years after he tested positive for ostarine.

Guess what’s he’s been doing since then? Coaching at the University of Virginia.

Full story here.

The Chairman Reflects

“I worked bloody hard, i gave it my all”.

Eamonn Coghlan, the Chairman of the boards, reflects on his career as one of the best milers in the world.

More here.

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Gerard O'Donnell

Gerard O'Donnell

Gerard O'Donnell is an athlete, a coach, and a business management graduate. A former youth international, he represented Ireland in sprint hurdles, 400m hurdles, high jump and relays. He is current senior 60m & former 110m hurdles champion and ranks 3rd & 5th on the Irish all-time list for the events. Years of battling and finally overcoming injuries have led to his keen interest in strength and conditioning for athletes, as well as his current course of study: Neuromuscular Physical Therapy. He is occasionally referred to as GOD, not due to his initials, but because of his heavenly beard, which he has sported since the age of 5.

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