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18 Sep 2015

Salazar in the clear; Epstein digs deeper into steroid issue; Your JTG 5-A-Day

“NO REASON TO BE CONCERNED” ABOUT SALAZAR ACCUSATIONS UK Athletics (UKA) has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah, nor any evidence of inappropriate input from the Nike Oregon Project into Farah’s training regimen, after completing an investigation into the practices of coach Alberto Salazar. More here. Athletes only

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17 Sep 2015

Dwight’s Words Of Wisdom; Symmonds Speaks on Sponsorship; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Passing of Mile Great One of Ireland’s greatest milers of the ’70s, Limerick’s Niall O’Shaughnessy, has passed away at the age of 59. The Adare native, who represented Ireland in both the 800m and 1500m at the 1976 Olympics, was once the European Indoor mile record holder, and still holds

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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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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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14 Sep 2015

Mo’s Triumphant Half; Diamond League Cash Rankings; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Diamond League Cash Rankings Who made the most from this years diamond league events? Track-stats.com have compiled the prize money rankings for 2015 series and it’s a thrower who tops the table. More here. Marathon Mondays – Eat Like An Elite With 6 weeks to go to the Dublin City

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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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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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07 Sep 2015

Week 2 At The IMG Academy: Athlete Blog

Week 2 at IMG seemed slightly less intense as I adjusted (a bit!) to the daily warm up and temperatures (still high 30’s). New things that were incorporated were medicine ball exercises, concentrating on all the power coming from your hips, ladder steps evolving into strides, and strides pulling sleds

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