Nothing dull about Harradine's competition kit
16 Sep 2015

Diamond League Gone Stale; Dopers Winning The Battle; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Fighting a losing battle against doping Steve Magness takes a look at the psychlogy of cheating and the dopers themselves. “If the Lance Armstrong or Marion Jones’ of the world have taught us anything, it’s that passing a drug test means little except that you are smart enough to not

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Decathlon world record holder Ashton Eaton
15 Sep 2015

Eatons in Beijing; Doping Dilemma; Lazy, Karaoke-Singing Athletes; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Behind the scenes in beijing” Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton give us an insider view of their preparation, and final days before competition, at the world championships in Beijing. Video here. Athletes hard-wired for laziness? A study published in the Current Biology journal has shown that the human body will

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15 Sep 2015

Doping Dilemma: suspicious minds mean many questions, but few right answers

On the first Sunday night of the IAAF World Championships, in the bowels of the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, one European journalist raised his hand with a question for Justin Gatlin. “Justin, a few of the other athletes in the race have said it was an important victory for

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13 Sep 2015

Video Recap: Great North City Games 2015

Great North Catch up with all of Saturday’s Great North City Games action with race videos below. The results can be found here. Mo Farah took the Great North Run title this morning (Sunday) with the fastest half-marathon ever by a Briton, 59:22, although it won’t count as a National

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12 Sep 2015

Race Video: English Makes His Mark At Great City Games

500m Victory Mark English was a comfortable victor over the rarely run 500m distance at the great North City Games earlier today in a time of 59.58 seconds. English took on a quality field for his final race of the season, which included world 400m finalist Rabah Yousif as well

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12 Sep 2015

Great North City Games Live Stream: English in 500m

Mark English takes on Nijel Amos over 500m at the Great North City Games in an action-packed afternoon of street athletics on Tyneside. The action is live on BBC One from 2pm and you can also watch on the livestream below. 14:05 Men’s long jump 14:12 Men’s 110m hurdles 14:22

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11 Sep 2015

After his beating in Beijing, Gatlin ready to rise again

As he prepares for his final two races of the season at the Brussels Diamond League tonight, Justin Gatlin, as ever, is keen not to look in the rear-view mirror. His mind has already moved on from the memory of that men’s 100m final in Beijing, in which Gatlin gifted

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11 Sep 2015

Battle of Brussels: the five best clashes to watch

Gatlin versus Van Niekerk, Men’s 200m, 8:16pm Newly crowned world 400m champion Wayde Van Niekerk takes on double sprint silver medallist Justin Gatlin and after the South African’s 200m personal best of 19.94 earlier this summer – and indeed his 43.48-second run to win in Beijing – there is every

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Star with 4x400m relay world champion Novlene Williams-Mills
09 Sep 2015

Renowned therapist comes to Carlow

Dr Larry Van Such will attend this coming weekend’s RIP Tool training programme on Sunday 13th September in the Dolmen hotel Carlow at 10am. Dr Van Such has wrote numerous athletic programmes for many of the world’s top athletes. He has worked with many of the most famous football and

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08 Sep 2015

Radcliffe Categorically Denies Doping Allegations

Paula Radcliffe has released a statement to deny any wrongdoing in her career following today’s (Tuesday) Culture Media and Sport Committee Hearing regarding the Sunday Times’ allegations concerning blood data. Read the full statement below. Statement Statement of Paula Radcliffe following the Culture Media and Sport Committee Hearing of 8

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