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14 Aug 2015

Beijing 2015: the five events you can’t miss

Bolt, Gatlin and the race for credibility; Men’s 100m They can pitch it any way they want – good versus evil, drug cheat versus paragon of virtue, track’s hero versus its villain – but none of it will matter a jot to Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin when they settle

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Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin
07 Aug 2015

Olympic Champ Wants Gatlin Win; Beer Mile Record Bested; Your JTG 5-A-Day

British Athletes Warned Not To Reveal Blood Data In the aftermath of last weeks German documentary on blood doping British athletes have been warned to keep their data to themselves. “British Athletics has warned track-and-field stars past and present against allowing their blood data to be revealed after it emerged

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27 Jul 2015

They are all at it: Froome, Bolt and Gatlin, All Dirty in the court of Public Opinion

An excellent article by Kevin Garside of the Independent which delves into the issue of how drug cheats should be treated. He speaks about the differences between the media perception of Froome, Gatlin, Bolt and the court of public opinion. He speaks about how the clean athletes, or at least

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Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin
25 Jul 2015

Boltdown: Usain Bolt runs 9.87. Is he back?

It looks like Bolt is on the comeback trail. In April he ran a 10.12 in his only other performance of the season and since then he has had plenty of issues including a trip to Germany to solve long-standing injury issues. He missed most of the Diamond League season

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The USA 4x100m won Olympic silver in 2012 before being DQ'd for Tyson Gay's positive drug test.
19 Jul 2015

Adidas Blocks Athletes From Representing USA

Athletes running forAdidas at the Monaco diamond league were told that they could not represent the USA in the 4x100m relay because it would mean wearing Nike kit. Mike Rodgers, who ran on the USA ‘A’ team, told Flotrack how the USA ‘B’ team couldn’t race because Adidas athletes Trell

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Image: PhotoRun
18 Jul 2015

Monaco Diamond League: Video Roundup

Take a break from your busy day to enjoy all the main events from last night’s Monaco Diamond League. You won’t be sorry. Full results of the meet at the bottom of the page.     Women’s 1500m Men’s 1500m Men’s Shot put Women’s 200m Men’s 100m Women’s 400m Men’s

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16 Jul 2015

Chegin Finally Banned; Colvert Claims Miscarriage Of Justice: Your JTG 5-A-Day

Colvert Claims Innocence Irish sprinter Steven Colvert was officially handed a two year ban today for a failed drug test in the summer of 2014. Colvert made a statement and claims it has been a ‘micarraige of justice’. Read his statement here. Goucher has had her say Kara Goucher has

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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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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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11 Jul 2015

Gay and Powell reflect on how to beat Gatlin

“Shit. A lot, man.” That’s what Tyson Gay believes it will take for him and the likes of Asafa Powell to close the gap on Justin Gatlin, writes Chris Chavez.  Gatlin ran away with another victory in the Diamond League running 9.75 for the 100-meter dash in Lausanne.   “Man, this

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