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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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Winner alright: Eamonn Coghlan anchors Villanova to victory at the Penn Relays.
17 Sep 2015

Chairman reflects on a champion career: “I worked bloody hard. I gave it my all”

By Dave Hunter Those of us who have followed track and field over the years need no prompting to recall the sparkling career and exceptional talent of Eamonn Coghlan – the first 5000m world champion back in 1983 and one of the most fearsome milers of all time. Now living

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17 Sep 2015

Throwback Thursday: Ivo Van Damme

So last week was the final Diamond League Meet of the season, the Brussels edition. It is officially known as the Memorial Van Damme. Many of you may have never heard of Ivo Van Damme. Most of you have heard of Prefontaine, most of you have heard of Steve Ovett

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Trailblazer: Niall O'Shaughnessy will be posthumously inducted into the Southwest Hall of Fame in November. Image: Arkansasrazorbacks.com
16 Sep 2015

Mile great O’Shaughnessy passes away

One of Ireland’s greatest milers of the ’70s, Limerick’s Niall O’Shaughnessy, has passed away at the age of 59. O’Shaughnessy passed away at his home outside Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday morning after a long battle with brain cancer. The Adare native, who represented Ireland in both the 800m and 1500m

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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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Decathlon world record holder Ashton Eaton
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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15 Sep 2015

Doping Dilemma: suspicious minds mean many questions, but few right answers

On the first Sunday night of the IAAF World Championships, in the bowels of the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, one European journalist raised his hand with a question for Justin Gatlin. “Justin, a few of the other athletes in the race have said it was an important victory for

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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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Leading the way: Lauren Fleshman is a two-time US champion and five-time NCAA champion. Image: Oiselle
14 Sep 2015

Marathon Mondays: Fleshman’s Fantastic Food Tips

Marathon Mondays are back and with only six weeks left to Dublin we want to give you the best chance to achieve your goals and run to your potential. So we asked two-time US 5000m champion and five-time NCAA Champion Lauren Fleshman for advice. The Oiselle athlete [which by the

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13 Sep 2015

Barr talks to JTG: “I’ll need to improve by half a second to make the Olympic final”

Thomas Barr capped off a breakthrough year with a fifth-place finish in the Brussels Diamond League and afterwards, the 23-year-old spoke to JumpingTheGun about his breakthrough year. Barr ran 49.80 in a race won by Jeffery Gibson of the Bahamas in 48.72. “I was a little bit switched off tonight,” he said. “It was

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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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13 Sep 2015

Farah too fast; Mo caps magnificent year with Great win

Mo Farah capped another year of dominance by sprinting to victory at the Great North Run this morning, the Briton taking a narrow victory over Kenya’s Stanley Biwott in 59:22, his fastest time for the half marathon. Biwott, who had tried for much of the race to break Farah, was never

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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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11 Sep 2015

After his beating in Beijing, Gatlin ready to rise again

As he prepares for his final two races of the season at the Brussels Diamond League tonight, Justin Gatlin, as ever, is keen not to look in the rear-view mirror. His mind has already moved on from the memory of that men’s 100m final in Beijing, in which Gatlin gifted

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