Robert Tully( Blue) leads Junior Field
06 Jul 2015

Hurricane Tully transfers to Tulsa: Robert Tully Interview

Robert Tully is one of Ireland’s most exciting 800m prospects. A native of Meath, he only left Gormanstown College in 2014 before taking a year in Trinity to mull over his options. He is now off to the University of Tulsa to join the Golden Hurricanes for the 2015-2016 season.

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06 Jul 2015

Makwala regains African Record ( with Race Video)

South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk broke the African record with 43.96 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday. Wayde probably hadn’t even got back to South Africa to celebrate. After staying in Paris he was probably on his way to the next meet, the next hotel. The

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Yego throwing a monster. Image: PhotoRun
05 Jul 2015

READS OF THE WEEK: TOP STORIES ON JTG THIS WEEK

Catch up on your track and field news with the most popular stories on JTG this week.   Who is the Makh-Daddy? Olympic 1500m champion, Taoufik Makhloufi, set down a pretty decent marker this week. With next month’s world championships in Beijing he looks likely to be a contender. He

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05 Jul 2015

British Trials Live Stream: Day 3

Day three of the British Athletics Championships take place today at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, and you can watch live on BBC 2, or on the stream below, from 14:20. The day should feature some hotly contested finals with some of the class of British athletics hoping to secure their

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Number 1: Dibaba sparkled on a great night in Paris. Image: PhotoRun
04 Jul 2015

Oh Mon Dieu! Paris Diamond League sparkles

The French may not have gotten everything they had hoped for from their local heroes but cometh the final event, cometh Jimmy Vicault with a 9.86 second 100m to equal the European 100m record – and of course a new French record. Asafa Powell affirmed he is a medal contender

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04 Jul 2015

Paris Diamond League: Live Stream

The Diamond league is back today and is promises to be a cracker. The Stade Francais will host the world’s best athletes for the Meeting Areva – the Paris Diamond League. The main programme begins 18:25 with TV coverage on British Eurosport 2, and on the stream below, beginning at

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04 Jul 2015

Valiant Valerie returns, ready to go to war

For Valerie Adams, the hard part is over, and it’s time to get back to doing what she does best: winning. For more than five years and through 56 competitions, the New Zealander has remained unbeaten but on Saturday evening in Paris, she may face her toughest test yet. Not

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Mairead Murphy winning National u23 Ttitle
04 Jul 2015

AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP SERIES:MAIREAD MURPHY: PART TWO

Mairead Murphy attended University College Dublin for four years studying for a degree in Physiotherapy. She then left U.C.D to transfer to Kansas State at the end of her degree. Whilst there she broke the Irish Heptathlon record at the Big 12 Championships, posting 5399 points. She is currently fourth

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03 Jul 2015

5 things to watch in Paris: World record chases; Sprint queens; Makhloufi’s monster run

Dibaba takes on Ayana and the world record; Women’s 5,000m, 9:32pm (Paris time) Though the women’s 5,000m is dripping in quality, it’s not hard to know where to look to find our winner. Let’s start with the two women who must be giving Tirunesh Dibaba the occasional sleepless night –

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Miguel Francis
03 Jul 2015

Francis Shocks With 14th Fastest 200m

Miguel Francis started the 2015 season with a 200m PB of 20.60 seconds, which would be seen as quite modest on the world stage. He has now catapulted himself to number 14 on the world all-time list with an outstanding 19.76 second clocking, into a -1.1m/s headwind, at the Antigua

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03 Jul 2015

Simpson Says, Adams arrives, Yates sorts out Clutterbuck: Your JTG 5 A DAY

Everything you want to know and more about Jenny Simpson An exceptionally long interview with Jenny Simpson, ranging from everything to tactics to her thoughts on growing up during her time in Colorado. Her thoughts on tactics: In the 1500 today, I feel a lot of confidence in the path

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Kevin McGrath
02 Jul 2015

Throwback Thursday Tailteann Games: 800m Boys Video

Ok so a relatively short throw back to Friday the 19th of June but all in all, a smashing race. See what happens when you put the Junior Boys Record Holder in Mark Milner, the Intermediate Boys Champion in Kevin McGrath and 11 other athletes who want to make their

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Alberto Juantorena, the man they called White Lightning
02 Jul 2015

Throwback Thursday: El Caballo Alberto Juantorena

Alberto Juantorena, known in Cuba as El Caballo and White Lightning the world over is best known for his incredible achievement at the 1976 Summer Olympics where he became the first and so far only athlete to win both the 400 and 800m Olympic titles. As a fourteen year old

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Makhloufi Taoufik
02 Jul 2015

Makhloufi Becomes One Of The 1000m Greats

Olympic 1500m champion, Taoufik Makhloufi, has set down a pretty decent marker before next month’s world championships in Beijing. Makhloufi moved to number four on the 1000m all-time list when winning in Nancy, France last night (Wednesday) in a time of 2:13.08. The fastest time over 1000m since 1999, he

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02 Jul 2015

Gatlin gets Justice, Denners Diamond Dust Up, Dibaba V Ayana V Time :Your JTG 5 A DAY

Dibaba V Ayana v the World Record v Heatwave This Saturday we could see some sizzling performances in the heat of central Paris. the Diamond League is on and two unbeatable 5000m stars from Ethiopia go head to head and only one will come out with a 100% record. The

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