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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Gatlin, Gay and Rodgers competing at the 2014 Lausanne Meeting.
09 Jul 2015

Live Stream: Lausanne Diamond League

The Lausanne Diamond league promises to be an absolute cracker featuring some of the main athlete match-ups that we’ll be looking forward to in Beijing next month. It’ll do well to top Paris last week, but with some of the athletes involved it might just deliver. This year’s two 18m

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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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Yego throwing a monster. Image: PhotoRun
02 Jul 2015

Yego goes long; Pichardo’s triple threat; Top 10 of the Diamond League, part 2

Seven down, seven to go. With the Diamond League on hiatus in recent weeks to accommodate such events as the US Championships and European Team Championships, we now prepare to get back on track with meeting number eight in Paris this weekend. To mark the halfway point in the calendar,

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Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin
01 Jul 2015

Gatlin versus Bolt “fight of legacy” rivalry shows what the sport is missing

Rivalries and hype are what make sporting contests great and attract the general public’s attention. Hardcore athletics fans may be loathe to admit it but there is only one rivalry, and one race, that people want to see this summer. And that’s Usain Bolt versus Justin Gatlin. It has the

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Leo Manzano has been top three at US Nationals a whopping ten times.
30 Jun 2015

De Grasse can handle it, PB’s With Symmonds, Manzano the Magnificent; JTG 5 A DAY

Andre De Grasse can’t fathom sudden stardom Andre De Grasse was a little known Canadian sprinter a few months ago but with his scintillating performances at the recent NCAA championships he is now being mentioned in the same breath as Usain Bolt. He won the NCAA 100m and 200m titles

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31 May 2015

Classy Kirani, brilliant Barshim, middle distance thrillers; relive the Pre Classic

Mo show rolls on Mo Farah made an impressive first step towards defending his world 10,000m crown in Beijing later this year when defeating the man touted as one of his biggest threats, Geoffrey Kamworor  on Friday night. Here’s the full race. Gatlin is great, once again Rejoice! Justin Gatlin

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Justin Gatlin
30 May 2015

Gatlin sees red as doping questions linger

Justin Gatlin sounded off about repeated doping accusations from 2006 at the Prefontaine Classic press conference. Gatlin refused to admit he knowingly took banned substances and credited his performances at the age of 33 to training partners such as Isaiah Young. He also grew irritated with suggestions that he is

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Ben Blankenship winning the mile in Athlone
21 May 2015

Blankenship’s excavation to success; No holds Barred – JTG 5-A-Day

From Excavation Grunt To The U.S.’s Fastest Man At 1,500: Ben Blankenship Discusses His Journey And His Breakthrough 2015 Season Ben Blankenship has been going from strength to strength since his excellent indoor season. Three years ago he was injured and working in excavation with a friend in Colorado but

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Henrik Ingebrigtsen
19 May 2015

Ingebrigtsen’s Fan-Following, Gatlin Booted From China; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Ingebrigtsen Building Fan-Following 2012 European 1500m champion, and 2015 euro indoor 3000m medalist Henrik Ingebrigtsen has been working wonders for athletics in Norway causing his local club to be inundated with memberships. He has said he hopes kids will chose athletics over the often more popular team sports. More

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