Shorter with fourth place teammate Kenny Moore
03 Aug 2015

Latest revelations; Marathon Mondays – Your JTG 5-A-Day

Marathon Mondays: Frank Shorter and the marathon running boom With 12 full weeks to go until the SSE Dublin Marathon kicks off at 9:00am we have decided to try and help you on your way towards that looming goal. This week we look at the first of our three marathoners

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30 Jul 2015

10 Things you learn when you’re injured,Words of Wisdom From Rudisha: JTG 5 A DAY

10 things you learn when you’re injured Olympian Cyrus Hostetler, an 83m javelin thrower takes us through ten things you learn when you get injured: everything from re-learning your fundamentals, breaking down your technique to stop getting injured in future to learning about character. Read more here Kiprop can win

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Barr behind the wheel. Image via youtube
29 Jul 2015

Barr Burning Rubber; McGrath Grabs Euro Gold; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Spinning the wheels with Tom Barr Not just a speed demon on the track, Thomas Barr has been speaking to about his other passion, drifting. Check out the videos below of  World University Games champion Barr, burning rubber in his BMW at a disused tannery outside Waterford city. Words

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Farah to double while Vernon is left out of British world's team. Image: PhotoRun
28 Jul 2015

Mo to double but no place for Vernon – JTG 5-A-Day

Van der Plaetsen bouncing back from positive test that revealed cancer When Belgian decathlete Thomas van der Plaetsen was notified in October last year that he had failed an out-of-competition doping control, he was utterly devastated. The results of the test indicated an abnormal result – the presence of human

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Aries Merritt in action at the London Diamond League. Photo courtesy of PhotoRun
27 Jul 2015

Hurdles Heroes, Marathon Madness, Paralympic Controversy: Your JTG 5 A DAY

Personal Bests with Aries Merritt The reigning Olympic Champion and the fastest man of all-time Aries Merritt speaks to IAAF where he tells them all about everything from the best piece of coaching advice“To just be patient because, as an athlete, success doesn’t come immediately” to the best song I’ve

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26 Jul 2015

English reignites; Morton magic; Hannes Solo – JTG top reads

Big interview: Belgian super miler Pieter-Jan Hannes We caught up with newly minted Belgian mile record holder Pieter-Jan Hannes and he gave us some excellent insights in his own inimitable and charismatic fashion. Here’s some tasters: Van Damme versus Pre “Ivo. No doubt. He had the same rebellion spirit, ran

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22 Jul 2015

Go with the Wind, Rio Olympic Disaster, WADA’s African Doping Debt: Your JTG 5 A DAY

Is this the changing of the guard? Kenyan paper Daily Nation reports on the breaking of the women’s 1500m record and Asbel Kiprop’s near miss and talks about the other potential world record beaters as well as those records such as Daniel Komen’s 3000m ” Mount Everest” that still remain

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21 Jul 2015

Colvert questions science; Morton magic – JTG 5-A-Day

TUE Tuesdays Genzebe Dibaba smashed one of the most controversial records on the books in Monaco last week. When listening to the commentary and to analysis afterwards, you will have heard all about the Chinese of the 90’s and of Stuttgart 1993. So for all the young kids out there,

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20 Jul 2015

Symmonds Vs Eaton; Lessons in Lactate; World Youths Roundup; Your JTG 5-A-Day

World Youths Roundup The World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia have come to a close after five days of outstanding performances. You can catch up on all the action with analysis of all the events now available on the IAAF website, many of them compiled by our own Cathal Dennehy.

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16 Jul 2015

Chegin Finally Banned; Colvert Claims Miscarriage Of Justice: Your JTG 5-A-Day

Colvert Claims Innocence Irish sprinter Steven Colvert was officially handed a two year ban today for a failed drug test in the summer of 2014. Colvert made a statement and claims it has been a ‘micarraige of justice’. Read his statement here. Goucher has had her say Kara Goucher has

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