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25 Jun 2015

Dissecting Salazar; Bolt out of trials; Claye looks to go platinum – JTG 5-A-Day

Salazar’s response analysed Alberto Salazar’s mammoth response to the allegations put against him have been analysed at length. We have two reads for you to begin with. The Telegraph have 7 things we learned from his open letter here. Sean Ingle of The Guardian, who has been one of those

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23 Jun 2015

Bolt under trial, Marathon Cheats, Salazar’s Silence; JTG 5-A-DAY

Bolt, Blake, Shelly Ann, Powell all under trial at Jamician Championships. Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce and Asafa Powell are all slated to run the Jamaican trials this weekend. Bolt and Fraser Pryce are already automatic qualifiers but with both struggling with early season form they have both

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14 Jun 2015

“My legacy is going to be in trouble” says Bolt after New York struggle

Usain Bolt was at a loss to explain his poor form after edging victory over 200m at the adidas New York Diamond League in 20.29 seconds – his slowest 200m final since 2006. The Jamaican was sluggish and said to Lewis Johnson (via Nick Zaccardi’s piece here) ““after the turn,

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Even Mark English has toed the line at a Graded Meeting
13 Jun 2015

Live Stream: New York Diamond League – English v Rudisha

*Updated* – Men’s 800m race video below   The Adidas Grand Prix from New York City is live on Eurosport 2 from 6pm (GMT+1) or online at the stream below. English takes on the King Apart from the likes of Usain Bolt, Pablo Pedro Pichardo, and Blanka Vlasic, there’s the

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12 Jun 2015

Five clashes to follow in New York; English v Rudisha; Gay v the fans; Willis v 5K

The New York Diamond League takes place on Saturday at Icahn Stadium and will be shown live on British Eurosport 2 from 6-8pm GMT. Irish interest will begin and end with Mark English, who races David Rudisha over 800m. Elsewhere, title billing goes to Usain Bolt, who competes in New York

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02 Jun 2015

Gay finds peace; Awesome Alexa; Bolt the neighbour from hell; JTG 5-a-day

Gay finds peace after doping ban Tyson Gay won the 100m at the Prefontaine Classic last weekend and guess what? He’s still denying having knowingly taken performance enhancing drugs. Yep, just a mistake, you see. Anyway, he says he’s learned from said mistake and found peace after taking the win

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25 May 2015

Seagrave spills his wisdom, part two; Super-freaks, coaching mistakes, and the man to break 9.5

As one of the most expert minds when it comes to developing speed and power, Loren Seagrave is a man with an enviable wealth of knowledge. Seagrave is currently the Director of Speed & Movement at the IMG Academy in Florida, and has previously coached several Olympic and world champions,

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Even Mark English has toed the line at a Graded Meeting
25 May 2015

English Marks Beijing Card; Dafne Destroys Dutch Record; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. English Hits Beijing Mark Mark English finished 5th in the FBK Games in Hengelo on Sunday running a time of 1:45.83 to secure qualification for the World Championships in Beijing later this summer. Laura Crowe (1000m) and Ciaran O Lionaird (1500m) were also in action at the same meet.

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13 May 2015

Jones gone in the distance; Gay costs silver lining; Gatlin wants gold – JTG 5-A-Day

Jones leaves endurance role; Haile gone for good Listen to our latest podcast which discusses the departure of Ireland’s National Endurance Coach Chris Jones and the retirement of Haile Gebrselassie along with plenty of talking points here and read about Jones’s departure in the Irish Examiner here Tyson Gay case

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05 May 2015

Weir And Bailey Build Beijing Grudge Match

Aside from the performance-enhanced past of 3/4 of the USA 4x100m World Relay champions, it was their man with the clean past who struck up some controversy of his own post-race. Ryan Bailey, who anchored team USA to victory over Usain Bolt‘s Jamaica, celebrated by using Bolt’s famous “To Di

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