JTG 5-A-Day

Colvert questions science; Morton magic – JTG 5-A-Day

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Genzebe Dibaba smashed one of the most controversial records on the books in Monaco last week. When listening to the commentary and to analysis afterwards, you will have heard all about the Chinese of the 90’s and of Stuttgart 1993.

So for all the young kids out there, who are these Chinese? Are they a great bunch of lads or are their records extremely dodgy? Ronan Duggan fills you in on their record breaking spree here

The JTG finish line with Ryan Gregson

Australian 1500m record holder Ryan Gregson is the latest star to take our JTG finish line questions. He tells us about his dream training partner, why Steve Ovett was his idol growing up and why he loves popstar Chris Brown. Read his all encompassing interview here

Morton Moments: 1958 and the magic of the mile

The Morton Games is shaping up to be another great meet this Friday building on the 3:51 mile and electric atmosphere last year. The history of the meet dates back to some historic moments including Herb Elliot’s world record in 1958. Jog your memory here

Colvert questions science

Steven Colvert is adamant that he is clean despite failing a drugs test saying that science isn’t infallible and calls dopers “bastards.” Do you believe him? Read what he has to say here

Bahrain now buying sprinters

Bahrain are now buying sprinters as well as distance runners with Olympic Games silver medalist Shericka Williams among three Jamaican athletes set to represent Bahrain. Read more here

Morton Games Mile 1958. Image Courtesy of Clonliffe Harriers.
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Cathal Dennehy

Cathal Dennehy

Cathal Dennehy is a freelance journalist, a once-serious, now-retired athlete who writes for a number of international publications in the running industry. He has won two sports-writing awards, the Peter Ball Memorial Award in Ireland and the Wills Writing Award in the UK. Nationally, he previously worked for the Sunday Tribune, Irish Runner magazine and has written for the Sunday Independent, Irish Independent, the Guardian and The Independent in Britain. He is a regular contributor to Running Times, Runner's World, RunBlogRun and the IAAF website.
His banter levels are often poor, occasionally exceptional.

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