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Coe calls for independent testing; dodgy deals in Kenya – JTG 5-A-Day

Coe underlines need for IAAF to introduce independent drug-testing

Sebastian Coe has emphasised the need for the IAAF to introduce its own independent drug-testing unit to avoid the potential for conflicts of interest. Coe is running for presidency of the IAAF. Read the full story here

Junior interview Healy jumps and hurdles into the record books

Leevale junior Sam Healy has been on fire this indoor season setting new record marks for that age category in the long jump and the 60m Hurdles – breaking some long-standing records in the process. Read all about the up-and-coming star here

The Nate Houle Story: “Trying to live life while you’ve still got it.”

Nate Houle had it all: a beautiful wife, wonderful son, and his dream job coaching track at his alma mater Southern Utah University (Cam Levins’ school, Nate was Cam’s teammate). Then, in the span of five months, he lost his job, and was diagnosed with a rare cancer. Read how he decided to take the glass half full approach here

Intricate web of suspect deals and big money at AK as detectives descend on top officials

A day doesn’t seem to go by where Kenya are not embroiled in some controversy or other. The national athletics body Athletics Kenya is entangled in an intricate web of corrupt and shady deals putting the organisation’s top leadership on the spot. Read all about the investigation here

Korir’s killer kick steals the show in the New York thriller

Leonard Korir thought his race was run against training partner Stephen Sambu at the United Airlines New York half marathon. Read how that all changed in the final kilometre here

Leonard Korir takes the win at the NYC half marathon. Image: Photorun
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Feidhlim Kelly

Feidhlim Kelly

Con Houlihan once told me that tomorrow is now. In taking on this venture I’ve started to try and put his words into action.

I worked for Con from 2007 till his passing in 2012 taking down his copy and a whole lot more. I have a Con Houlihan section which will go in to more depth on that.

I’m a long-time contributor to the Irish Runner magazine and am also working for the Irish Examiner.

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