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09 Oct 2015

Merritt On The Mend; Elite Marathon Diet; Penn Diamond League? Your JTG 5-A-Day

Penn Diamond League a possibility The men at the helm of Franklin Field, home of Penn relays, hope that bringing Diamond League athletics to the famed stadium could now be a real possibility after $3 million renovations. Full story here. Aries Merritt on the road to recovery Track and field

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09 Oct 2015

After rollercoaster year, Merritt on the road to recovery

By Dave Hunter Stories of athletes overcoming physical adversity to stage dramatic comebacks are omnipresent in sports. Think of the numerous NBA players who rehab and return from debilitating ACL injuries. Or, the many Major League pitchers who work hard to perform well after undergoing Tommy John surgery. Successful and

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03 Sep 2015

Winners, Losers, PED Abusers: Beijing Look Back Part 1

The Winners Aries Merritt I’m sure you’ve heard his story by now but that doesn’t make it any less impressive. With just 20% kidney function since 2013 it’s amazing that the 110m hurdler world record holder made it to Beijing never mind picking up a medal along the way. Many

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Speed queen: Dafne Schippers became the third fastest woman of all time when winning the 200m in 21.63. Image: PhotoRun
28 Aug 2015

Evening Recap Day 7: Scintillating Schippers, Hurdle Heroics, Eaton’s 400m Fireworks

Morning recap here. Women’s 200m Final Wow. Dafne Schippers not only took the world 200m title, but smashed the European record in the process. Elaine Thompson of Jamaica lead the race for all of 195m before the Dutch sprinter surpassed her on the line taking the title in a time

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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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18 Feb 2015

Jackson’s World Record Set To Reach Milestone Mark

On the day of this year’s European indoor 60m hurdles final in Prague, March 6th, Colin Jackson‘s world record for the event will turn 21 years old. Will it be challenged? Absolutely not. 7.30 seconds is the mark which has stood relatively unchallenged since the day it was set, while 5

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Lashawn Merritt on his way to victory at the 2014 world championships. Photo courtesy of
02 Jan 2015

Q&A with the ‘Machine’, Hurdles Royalty for Birmingham, Pfaff talks Coaching; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Q&A with ‘Machine’ Merritt 400m world champion Lashawn Merritt looks back at his 2014 season and what he has planned for 2015. He also opens up about his friendship with his main contender Kirani James as well as how he got along with former rival Jeremy Wariner. Read more

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Aries Merritt in action at the London Diamond League. Photo courtesy of PhotoRun
20 Dec 2014

Bronze Rob, ‘High’ Jumper, Jeptoo ‘B’ Result; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Barcelona bronze at last for Rob Rob Heffernan recieved his belated bronze at a medal ceremony in Cork city. Rob finally got his reward for his exceptional performance in the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona, after the initial winner was retrospectively disqualified for a doping violation. Videos from the

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