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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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11 Sep 2015

Battle of Brussels: the five best clashes to watch

Gatlin versus Van Niekerk, Men’s 200m, 8:16pm Newly crowned world 400m champion Wayde Van Niekerk takes on double sprint silver medallist Justin Gatlin and after the South African’s 200m personal best of 19.94 earlier this summer – and indeed his 43.48-second run to win in Beijing – there is every

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06 Sep 2015

Beijing 2015: the good, the bad, the ugly (and the great)

The Good The Hosts Beijing can hold its head just as high and proud as it did seven years ago, when the greatest show on earth came to town and the world was left with a lifetime of good memories of the place. This time it was a smaller task

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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
01 Sep 2015

5 Beijing Shocks: From Infeld to Schippers’ way out there 200m

In no particular order, here are the most shocking moments of Beijing 2015. No 1: Emily Infeld 3rd in 10000m Infeld was a mere third at the USAs and even though the strength in depth of the American team was clearly shown with their 3-4-6 placings in the World Championship

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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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Image: PhotoRun
28 Aug 2015

Schippers Smashes European Record

The best women’s 200m race of all-time? It took just 21.63 seconds for Dafne Schippers to rewrite the record books, eclipsing Marita Koch’s European 200m record, and moving to third on the all-time world list. Just Flo-Jo and Marion Jones stand between Schippers and the number one spot, and she

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Image: PhotoRun
18 Jul 2015

Monaco Diamond League: Video Roundup

Take a break from your busy day to enjoy all the main events from last night’s Monaco Diamond League. You won’t be sorry. Full results of the meet at the bottom of the page.     Women’s 1500m Men’s 1500m Men’s Shot put Women’s 200m Men’s 100m Women’s 400m Men’s

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Image: PhotoRun
03 Jun 2015

Schippers makes sprints decision

Dutch speedster Dafne Schippers has finally made her decision on the question we’ve all been asking. Schippers has opted to focus on the sprints up to Rio de Janeiro with her 10.94 second clocking at Hengelo on the 24th of May encouraging her decision. SPRINT it is. A very tough

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Even Mark English has toed the line at a Graded Meeting
25 May 2015

English Marks Beijing Card; Dafne Destroys Dutch Record; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. English Hits Beijing Mark Mark English finished 5th in the FBK Games in Hengelo on Sunday running a time of 1:45.83 to secure qualification for the World Championships in Beijing later this summer. Laura Crowe (1000m) and Ciaran O Lionaird (1500m) were also in action at the same meet.

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Pavel Maslak after winning the World Indoor Championships. Image: PhotoRun
04 Mar 2015

Prague Preview: 10 stars to Czech out this weekend

The European Indoor Championships are this weekend in Prague, and while we’re all looking forward to the Irish team taking to the track in the Czech capital, there will be plenty to look forward to elsewhere with a range of Europe’s biggest stars also in action. Here are 10 athletes

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