Bailey holds off Bolt in the men's 4 by 100m relay. Image via Getty
03 May 2015

Bolt beaten by dirtiest team in history; Barr still blazing; Irish women 5th in Bahamas

Usain Bolt and his Jamaican teammates could do nothing to stop the USA, arguably one of the dirtiest teams in history, in the men’s 4 by 100m relay final at the IAAF World Relay Championships in the Bahamas last night. The US quartet of Mike Rodgers, Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay

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02 May 2015

Bolt ready to roll in the Bahamas

Healthier, happier, and a whole lot fitter than he was this time last year, the world’s fastest man is once again relishing the chance to prove it. Usain Bolt showed up in the Bahamas ahead of this weekend’s IAAF World Relays and sounded every bit the cool, confident and polished

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29 Apr 2015

Bahamas bound; Bolt set for film – your JTG 5-A-Day

Bahamas bound: The five best races at the World Relays The sun lotion is packed, the crash course in local culture has been taken – The Bahamas, Denners has learned, comprises 700 islands, with a grand total of just 319,000 residents – and all that’s left is to turn our

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28 Apr 2015

Podcast: Paula Penns Farewell; no holds barred to Bahamas

We’ve split this week’s podcast into two parts as we look to streamline the bumper news package from London leading to the Bahamas. Part One In part one we look at all the road action with a brief recap of the Boston marathon and then move on to the blockbuster

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Fagan leading the Raheny 5
19 Apr 2015

Marathon madness; Lawler lights Leevale; Black magic – JTG 5-A-Day

Marathon madness: Callaghan’s big breakthrough; Fagan qualifies for Rio One performance was expected at the very minimum despite dividing opinion. The other was a massive breakthrough and wholly unexpected, except for maybe the individual involved. Eoin Callaghan smashed his personal best at the Manchester marathon while Martin Fagan continues to

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18 Apr 2015

Bolt effect; Marathon lessons for success – your JTG 5-A-Day

Tadese ready to break on through in Boston Zersenay Tadese has been one of the best distance runners in the world for over a decade now, with a World Cross Country title, World Half Marathon title and Olympic 10,000m bronze medal to his name. However, for all his achievements, the

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14 Apr 2015

Kiprop/Kimetto Agents Banned, Johnson Breaks Down Bolt; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Johnson Analyses Bolt The man with the golden shoes, and 400m world record, Michael Johnson talks through just why Usain Bolt is so good with focus on his 100m performances in particular. Check out the video interview here 2. Kiprop And Kimetto Are Agent Free The Kenyan Athletics Federation

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13 Apr 2015

Kirani James Opens in Style, Bolt Begins 200m Campaign

Kirani James got his 400m season off to an ideal start taking victory in the Sun Angel Classic clocking 44.31 seconds. That time puts him straight to the top of the 2015 world list, and is the 7th fastest time of his career to date. He didn’t quite have it

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08 Apr 2015

Borzakovskiy: Russians are clean; English doubles distance; Stars align in the Bahamas; Your JTG 5-a-day

Borzakovskiy: doping in Russia is a thing of the past In a conveniently confident move, given his new position as head coach of the Russian athletics team, the former Olympic 800m champion believes the country has left its dark doping past behind. “”I’m sure that all of the country’s athletes understand

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07 Apr 2015

Male Jumpers Play Riskier Game; Britton’s Path Points To Rio; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Xiang Officially Hangs Up His Spikes 2004 Olympic 110m hurdles champion Liu Xiang officially announced his retirement today. Check out his roller-coaster of a career which ultimately ended with double Olympic heartache. Piece and videos here 2. Male Jumpers Playing A Riskier Game An Austrian study of over 300

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