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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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16 Apr 2015

USA for 2021 World Champs; Olympic Standards Favourable For Females; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. World Champs headed to TrackTown USA It was announced today that the 2021 World Championships will be held in tracktown USA, Eugene, Oregon. It is the first time the event will be held in the U.S.A. after a special vote awarded the championships to the American city. More details

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02 Jan 2015

A-Z of the Athletics Year, part two; Caleb the Challenger, Desert Dreams, Mutai’s Misfortune

N is for Ndiku: the man Farah needs to fear? Finally, there appears to be an athlete on the track with not just the physical ability, but also the tactical nous to challenge Mo Farah’s stranglehold on major championship gold. Caleb Ndiku had quite the year: World Indoor champion over

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22 Apr 2014

Meb Magnificent; Boston stays strong; Fagan back in the game

We got the team back to a duo between Feidhlim Kelly and the briefly returning Cathal Dennehy before he jetted off again to Monte Gordo in Portugal to join Ronan Duggan where they will be infiltrating elite warm weather training camps. The podcast this week focuses on Boston where Meb

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17 Apr 2014

Four reasons to meet forgotten Boston winner 4 decades on

You can count the number of Irish major marathon winners in the modern era on one hand – two fingers in fact. Catherina McKiernan is one when she famously won the London marathon in 1998. The other is the not so famous Neil Cusack who won the Boston marathon 40

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