Star with 4x400m relay world champion Novlene Williams-Mills
02 Sep 2015

Places Filling Fast For Star’s World Class Workshop

Advertorial Places are filling up fast with less than a week to go until a swarm of world class athletes, therapists and coaches get together for seminars and workshops on how to improve speed, strength, agility and reduce the risk of injuries for athletes of all levels and all sports.

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Star with 4x400m relay world champion Novlene Williams-Mills
31 Aug 2015

Star’s Studded Workshop For Improving Performance And Recovery

Advertorial On Sunday September 13, at the Dolmen Hotel Carlow, an array of experienced medical personnel from all over the world will partake in a day of seminars and workshops , alongside world famous athletes, in learning how to become faster and better athletes, improving in all areas of speed,

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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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16 Aug 2015

Who will be champions in China? Men’s track previews

100m: clash of the sprint titans In a race where only two athletes have a conceivable shot at gold, Justin Gatlin will start favourite after a year in which he has eviscerated all challengers who have stood in his way. Beijing, though, with a back-in-form Usain Bolt on the start

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Omar McLeod
11 Aug 2015

The JTG Finish Line: With Omar McLeod

We caught up with sprint hurdles sensation Omar McLeod who tops the list of entrants for the 110m hurdles in Beijing. McLeod is having a breakthrough season having posted the fastest 60m hurdles time in the world earlier this year (7.45 seconds), and sits at number two on the 110m hurdles

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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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27 Jul 2015

Forward Focus For Oliver Ahead Of World Title Defence

Two years have passed since David Oliver became champion of the world in the 110m hurdles but as the American counts down to his title defense at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing next month, that race is now the last thing on his mind. “I’m not a guy who

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Image: PhotoRun
22 Jun 2015

Cram Defends Farah; A to Z of the USA Champs; Your JTG 5-A-Day

A-Z of the US Championships The US Championships, and trials for the Worlds in Beijing, take place in Oregon on June 25-28. Kevin Sully has put together a hefty preview of the meet looking at the A-Z’s of all involved. Read the full preview piece here Steve Cram puts a

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Thomas Barr qualifies for Final as fastest Qualifer
07 Jun 2015

Reads Of The Week: Top Stories On JTG This Week

Catch up on your track and field news with the most popular stories on JTG this week. Mo Farah’s Press Conference The story keeps rolling on with Mo having now decided to withdraw from today’s Birmingham Diamond League. His full press conference from yesterday can be listened to here. He

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03 Jun 2015

David Oliver Gives Coach Brooks The Boot

David Oliver, the 110m hurdles world champion in 2013, has fired his long-time coach Brooks Johnson, in quite suberb fashion. Johnson sent Oliver an expletive-laden text message after the Prefontaine Classic last weekend and it proved to be the last straw in their working relationship. Oliver has chosen to publish

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