Farah to double while Vernon is left out of British world's team. Image: PhotoRun
28 Jul 2015

Mo to double but no place for Vernon – JTG 5-A-Day

Van der Plaetsen bouncing back from positive test that revealed cancer When Belgian decathlete Thomas van der Plaetsen was notified in October last year that he had failed an out-of-competition doping control, he was utterly devastated. The results of the test indicated an abnormal result – the presence of human

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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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17 Jul 2015

Monaco Diamond League

The Diamond League is back and this time it’s Monaco. And i know we say it every time but it’s generally true, this one looks like it’s going to be a cracker! Check out our 5 reasons here as to why you should stay in on this fine friday evening

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10 Jul 2015

Lausanne Diamond League – Video Roundup

Men’s 800m – David Rudisha ran it from the front but Nigel Amos was too hot to handle in the final straight.   Men’s 100m – Inspiring stuff in this one. G*tlin leads it home, top-4 have served doping bans.   Men’s Triple Jump – Pedro Pablo Pichardo jumps 17.99m…and

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10 Jul 2015

Mo makes monster comeback, but is he unbeatable in Beijing?

We didn’t need to be told how much this meant to Mo Farah, how much he cared about making a statement on the track in Lausanne tonight and how much he wanted to get back to doing what he does best – winning – but he told us anyway. Or,

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08 Jul 2015

Felix’s Double Doubts; Mo Ready To Race; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Felix faces double dilemma Allyson Felix has the enviable headache of trying decide whether she should contest both the 200m and 400m at this year’s world championships in Beijing. The timetable is quite unfavourable to the attempt, but it will be Felix’s coach Bobby Kersee who will make the decision.

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Mo Farah falling at Lisbon half. Image via PhotoRun
08 Jul 2015

Back on track, it’s time for Farah to stand up and fight

Six weeks on from his last race, having endured the fight of his life to save his reputation and fend off an inquisitive, sceptical media which probed every orifice it could find, the time has come for the world’s best distance runner to get back on track. On Thursday night

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01 Jul 2015

Blankenship looks beyond, Sowinski Supreme: JTG 5 A DAY

Ben Blankenship trying to move on Ben Blankenship finished an agonizing 4th in the USA trials, missing out after leading for most of the race. Blankenship, who trains with Irelands Ciaran O Lionaird, has had a break-out season but came up just short of making the USA team for the

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26 Jun 2015

Mo backs Salazar but British Athletics review continues

Mo Farah has decided to back Alberto Salazar and will continue to work with the American coach and the Oregon Project. “Following all the speculation I want to make it clear where I stand,” said Farah on Facebook. “Although it’s been a difficult time, I asked Alberto to respond to

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26 Jun 2015

Flashback Friday: Fastest Kicks Ever: Part Two

We all enjoy an incredible finishing kick. Earlier we saw Bernard Lagat take down Kenny Bekele and the fair haired Finn Juha Vaatainen win the 1971 European 10000m, passing out lapped runners on the back straight. We have a look at some of the fastest kickers in history. Some are

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