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15 Jul 2015

It’s Aman’s World, Fluid Felix, Luzern Highlights: JTG 5 A DAY

It’s Aman’s World Fantastic Interview with Mohammed Aman about his career, future prospects and also how he ended up shirking off the Ethopian “Long Distance” Tag and becoming an 800 metre athlete. “Everyone from my father to my old coach used to say ‘why waste your time running the 800m

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15 Jul 2015

Spitzen Leichtathletik Lucerne: Highlight Videos

Check out all the video highlights from the main events at the Spitzen Leichtathletik meet in Lucerne yesterday (Tuesday). We won’t give any spoilers, but the men’s 200m B race (second video down) was one of the highlights of the evening. There was Irish interest in the women’s B 200m

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Scott Gibson preparing at the track pre European Juniors.
15 Jul 2015

Quick Fire Questions with Scott Gibson

Scott Gibson is the Irish School’s Champion over 400m. He holds the Munster School’s record which he set in a personal best of 47.60. He also managed to finish third in the 100m at the Irish School’s running an incredible 10.76. He runs for Ireland over 400m in the European

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Breaking new ground: Wayde Van Niekerk breaks 20 seconds Image: PhotoRun
15 Jul 2015

Van Niekerk creates SA history again

There looks to be no halting Wayde Van Niekerk rapid ascent this season as he became the first South African to crack the 20 second barrier for 200m in Luzern last night running 19.94. Van Niekerk ran 43.96 for 400m in Paris and became the first South African to break

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US 5k champ Nicole Tully combines running and full-time work. Image: PhotoRun
14 Jul 2015

US 5k Champ works full-time; Gatlin ineligible – JTG 5-A-Day

US champion combines full-time work and elite running Nicole Tully ran only her second ever 5,000m race on the track last month to win the US championships. Tully, 28, has a full-time job, with flexible hours, handling advertising and public relations in the marketing department of Canon Solutions. Running, she

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14 Jul 2015

Willis warms up for Monaco with a 1.46.9 800 Time Trial (Video)

Nick Willis, the Beijing 2008 1500m silver medalist smashed a top class 1.46.3 time trial in Spoleto, Italy today. While the time trial was done with illegal pacing it is still the sixth fastest time Willis has gone over the two lap tango. Willis runs in the Monaco Diamond League

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Craig Harrington (left) and Jeremy Warner battling it out in the 3000m at the Cork Graded
14 Jul 2015

Talking Point Tuesday: The Graded Conundrum

This week presents us with an incredible array of races. Imagine for a second that you are a 1500m runner in Ireland. In the space of eight days you could quite easily run four races over the metric mile. On Saturday the 11th, you could have run the IMC, followed

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14 Jul 2015

Eating With The Eatons: The Diet Of Champions

When it comes to nutrition for sport who better to learn from than Ashton Eaton, and his wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton. The best all-round athlete there has ever been, and one of the best female all-rounders in the world right now, they are the power couple of mutli-event athletics and are

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14 Jul 2015

Seb Coe Ups His Game: IAAF Campaign Video

By Larry Eder of RunBlogRun.com This is a pretty impressive video with support from all around the globe. Seb Coe has finally decided to show that he is in his bid for the IAAF Presidency with his whole heart and soul. I have also attached the Manifesto from Seb Coe

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14 Jul 2015

Luzern Classic Live Stream

Live Stream kicks off on July 14, 2015 18:30 Kelly Proper runs at this meet but unfortunately is not going to make the live stream. Dennehy’s Dispatch: Luzern or Lucerne in English is a cracking little spot, Lovely little bridge, the incredible Mount Pilatus, even a town called Vegas (officially

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Gatlin, Gay and Rodgers competing at the 2014 Lausanne Meeting.
14 Jul 2015

TUE Tuesdays: Lausanne Rivals Seoul for Dirtiest Race in History

Ben Johnson is normally the first name of everyone’s lips when it comes to famous drug cheats but Justin Gatlin is giving him a run for his money. ( Pun fully intended) Last Thursday’s Lausanne Diamond League featured five athletes who have previously tested positive for banned substances. There were

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13 Jul 2015

The Return of the King: Can David Rudisha mount a comeback?

2014 was a good year for David Rudisha. Okay so he didn’t smash the World Record like he did en route to Gold in London 2012 but he gave us another side to his character. We witnessed the Lion, injured, fighting off the young challengers. He was willing to race

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John Akii-Bua and Coach Malcolm Arnold
13 Jul 2015

Man Killer: John Akii-Bua and the Hurt of 400m Hurdles

At the weekend we got to witness a rare moment in Irish Sport, Thomas Barr became the World University Games Champion. He fought off competition from all over world in one of the true Global sports, Athletics. If you haven’t yet watched it, please enjoy sensibly. When he competes he does so

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13 Jul 2015

400m Star’s 10 Steps To Success; Gv Ryan IMC Roundup; Your JTG 5-A-Day

10 steps to success with Wayde Van Niekerk Wayde Van Niekerk has been running himself into contention for a world 400m medal this season, and he caught up with the IAAF to reveal how he has become a top quarter-miler. “Killer sessions and reps of 800m and 1000m have proved

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13 Jul 2015

Marathon Mondays: Using Lactate Threshold to Improve Performance

With 15 full weeks to go until the SSE Dublin Marathon kicks off at 9:00am we have decided to try and help you on your way towards that looming goal. 15 weeks is more than enough time to fine-tune preparations, log the miles, buy the unnecessary water belts and sweat

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