David Gillick after European Indoor victory in 2007. Image: PhotoRun
11 Feb 2015

Gillick Wants Russian Ban, 800m Champion Joins OTC; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Aman To The OTC Three-time world champion, Mohammed Aman has joined the Oregon Track Club Elite. Aman is the reigning outdoor 800m champion from Moscow 2013, as well as 2012 & 2014 indoor champion, and feels the switch to Mark Rowland in TrackTown USA will help him retain these

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Bolt flashing his abs in Rome. Image courtesy of PhotoRun
06 Feb 2015

Bolt set for romantic start; Harrington hunts down Haile – JTG 5-A-Day

1. WADA signs Partnership Agreement in boost to Kenyan anti-doping program WADA has signed a Partnership Agreement with four organizations in what is seen as a significant boost to Kenya’s anti-doping program. Read more here 2. Harrington hunts down Haile Chris Harrington has completed his training camp and journey in

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19 Jan 2015

Bolt Babies; The Russian Inquisition; Bekele’s Dubai Mission; Your JTG 5-a-day

Bolt Babies; as cool as they are cute Usain Bolt and his following kicked off an internet craze today as babies all around the world showed their love for the Jamaican and adopted his lightning bolt pose. The Telegraph captured some of the best ones here. Bekele looks for redemption

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Robert Harting, the world and Olympic discus throw champion. Image: courtesy of PhotoRun.net
04 Jan 2015

Harting feels heat; Dibaba destroys field; Juiced-up Jeptoo to get two; Your JTG five-a-day

Harting fears doping attack The German discus giant, who took a stand against Justin Gatlin when he was nominated for the IAAF Athlete of the Year award, now fears that he may be subject to a manipulated anti-doping test due to his actions. He complains that other countries have poor

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Photo courtesy of PhotoRun.net
23 Dec 2014

Olympic Champ Avoids Prison, What’s the women’s Sub 2 Equivalent? Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Olympic champion Schwazer avoids prison term. Retired Italian racewalker Alex Schwazer avoided a stint in prison after he was handed down an 8 month suspended sentence under a plea bargain. Schwazer claimed gold in the 50km walk in Beijing before failing a test for EPO prior to the London

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Schools
03 Jun 2014

Best Barr None; Schools show class; Dopers’ get diamond day out

This week, we look back at the All-Ireland Schools Championships in Tullamore, discussing the stars of the day and who impressed us most. We also conduct our own, completely unscientific, poll on who’s clean and who’s dirty in world athletics after being inspired by letsrun.com. Usain Bolt? David Rudisha? Are

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10 Jun 2013

Bolt and AAI have work to do

This week’s action wasn’t as exciting as the previous one but it still left us with plenty  of talking points. Bolt was beaten in Rome and the AAI empire have plenty of work to do if the European Team Championships are going to be a success judging by the AAI

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