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30 Sep 2015

USA Snub Bolt Gatorade; Powell Signs With Puma; Your JTG 5-A-Day

How to race in a pack ESPN talks to Shannon Rowbury and Jenny Simpson about the thrills and spills of racing in a pack. “Middle-distance racing is peculiar. Often, runners will bunch up and wait for someone else to push the pace, rather than take charge and run as fast

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04 Sep 2015

Asafa Issues Rallying Call For Athlete Support

Asafa Powell has taken to the media in his home country of Jamaica to highlight the struggle that some of his teammates must go through just to represent their country. Jamaica finished second on the medal table at the Beijing world championships with a total tally of 12 medals (7

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15 Jul 2015

Spitzen Leichtathletik Lucerne: Highlight Videos

Check out all the video highlights from the main events at the Spitzen Leichtathletik meet in Lucerne yesterday (Tuesday). We won’t give any spoilers, but the men’s 200m B race (second video down) was one of the highlights of the evening. There was Irish interest in the women’s B 200m

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11 Jul 2015

Gay and Powell reflect on how to beat Gatlin

“Shit. A lot, man.” That’s what Tyson Gay believes it will take for him and the likes of Asafa Powell to close the gap on Justin Gatlin, writes Chris Chavez.  Gatlin ran away with another victory in the Diamond League running 9.75 for the 100-meter dash in Lausanne.   “Man, this

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09 Jul 2015

Live Stream: Lausanne Diamond League

The Lausanne Diamond league promises to be an absolute cracker featuring some of the main athlete match-ups that we’ll be looking forward to in Beijing next month. It’ll do well to top Paris last week, but with some of the athletes involved it might just deliver. This year’s two 18m

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Number 1: Dibaba sparkled on a great night in Paris. Image: PhotoRun
04 Jul 2015

Oh Mon Dieu! Paris Diamond League sparkles

The French may not have gotten everything they had hoped for from their local heroes but cometh the final event, cometh Jimmy Vicault with a 9.86 second 100m to equal the European 100m record – and of course a new French record. Asafa Powell affirmed he is a medal contender

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23 Jun 2015

Bolt under trial, Marathon Cheats, Salazar’s Silence; JTG 5-A-DAY

Bolt, Blake, Shelly Ann, Powell all under trial at Jamician Championships. Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce and Asafa Powell are all slated to run the Jamaican trials this weekend. Bolt and Fraser Pryce are already automatic qualifiers but with both struggling with early season form they have both

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10 May 2015

Haile’s Farewell, Asafa’s Back, Con’s King of the Mountains; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Haile’s Final Farewell Haile Gebreselassie has announced his retirement from competitive running. 2 Olypmic Golds and 25 World Records are among his list of achievements Read more from the man himself here. 2. Asafa Back In Business Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell has made his rivals take

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26 Feb 2015

Powell’s Epiphany lawsuit; Lagat forever young; Is Mo the GOAT? – 5-A-Day

Asafa Powell’s management to sue supplement company Epiphany D1 Asafa Powell’s agent, Paul Doyle, reveals Doyle Management is to sue Epiphany D1 on behalf of Powell and fellow athlete Sherone Simpson for more than $8 million following their failed drugs tests. Read more here Words of wisdom Eliud Kipchoge Former

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21 Feb 2015

Mo smashes record, Nationals and Toyko; Your JTG 5 A Day

Excellent Q and A with Ciarán Ó Lionaird Ciarán Ó Lionaird reflects on nationals and his career so far. Q and A on the Leevale athlete here Does Powell Invite send the wrong message? Does inviting Powell to Athlone send the wrong message? Sinead Kissane discusses this question and more

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