Gemma Steel all smiles after taking gold in the European Cross Country Championships in Samokov
19 Dec 2014

Sub-2 Marathon, Farah for Edinburgh, Athlone Baseline; Your JTG 5-a-Day

1. Letsrun ask “Was Tyson Gay on HGH before Jon Drummond?” Letsrun give their four thoughts on the Jon Drummond/Tyson Gay doping case. Read more here 2. Geb reckons Sub 2 will do Haile Gebrselassie reckons a Sub 2 Marathon is possible in the next 5 years. He puts the

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17 Dec 2014

Missed Tests, Bearded Leer, U.S. Olympic Bid; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. RIO 2016 There will be finals in every session of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. This means that track and field medals will be decided in the morning and afternoon sessions, as well as the 5 road events. The three walking events, as well as the marathons, men’s triple jump, Women’s

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Thumbs up from Rhona Auckland after victory in the women's U23 race
14 Dec 2014

Flowers of Scotland Flourish In Samokov

Samokov proved a happy hunting ground for the Scottish female contingent at the 2014 European Cross Country Championships. Rhona Auckland claimed individual gold in the women’s U23 race as well as picking up a silver for her team’s performance. Women’s senior team captain Steph twell put in a brave performance

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Fionnuala Britton
14 Dec 2014

Mixed emotions for Britton: Video Interview

Fionnuala Britton spoke to our own Feidhlim Kelly after her 6th place finish in this morning’s European Cross Country Championships. Mixed emotions for Fionnuala who says it was “a bit of a disaster” from an individual standpoint but takes some solace in securing Bronze for the Irish senior women’s team.

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John Treacy, Catherina McKiernan, Sonial O'Sullivan
11 Dec 2014


We have a host of legends talking on the show this week, both Irish and International, from Sonia O’Sullivan to Jo Pavey and more. First up, we look back on last weekend’s Novice Cross Country, which saw a pair of invaders from North and South take the titles in Dublin.

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11 Dec 2014


There was a bitingly cold wind at the GloHealth National Novice and Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships but it didn’t stop over 2,000 club athletes toeing the line in Santry Demesne. Leevale’s Ben Thistlewood headed a field of close to 400 athletes in the men’s 6,000m race in 20:22

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06 Dec 2014

Hale Storms to Australian Schools Title

Sprinting sensation Jack Hale stole the show once again, cementing his place as the fastest Australian schoolboy. Hale stormed his way to the under-18 100m title running an outstanding 10.13, although the tailing wind(+3.4m/s) was above the allowable limit. He certainly didn’t have it all his own way either with

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Roisin McGettigan
27 Nov 2014

McGettigan Dumas calls for life bans

Roisin McGettigan Dumas called for life bans at the Athletics Ireland National Athletics Awards where she received her long-awaited bronze medal over 1500m at the European Indoor Championships in Turin in 2009 due to the doping violation of Russia’s Ana Alminova. In a video interview below she discusses lifetime bans

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Colin Griffin
10 Sep 2014

“No regrets” as Colin walks away

After competing in two Olympic Games and flying the flag for Leitrim at the highest sporting level, Ballinamore’s Colin Griffin has decided to hang up his spikes. The multiple race-walking champion and former Irish record holder confirmed to the Leitrim Observer that he had walked his final race as Colin

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