Warholm Bislett games Oslo
14 Jun 2018

Diamond Resurrection; NCAAs Untested; Healy Scorcher

On this week’s podcast we get stuck into the rebirth of the vintage Diamond League meetings in Oslo and Stockholm. Steeped in history, the meets have flagged in recent years but have come back to prominence with some impressive marketing, great local athletes and top class competition. This was proved

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02 May 2018

The Comeback Podcast: Hyperandrogenism, doping positive and the stars of summer

Folks, it’s been a while.  Did you miss us? No?  Well, we’re back regardless, and have returned with the thing most people seemed to like about JumpingTheGun in the first place – our podcast. In this 47-minute rambling medley of hot takes, dodgy debates and pet hates, we unload our views

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14 Oct 2015

New Balance Deal For Bromell; The Tall Marathoner’s Challenge; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Bromell Choses New Balance For Pro Career World 100m bronze medalist Trayvon Bromell has moved into the world of professional track and field by signing a sponsorship deal with New Balance. The Baylor University student has effectively ended his college career by turning pro, in an impressive scoop for the

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Thomas Barr competing at the World Championships in Beijing. Image via Athletics Ireland
01 Sep 2015

Barr set for Zurich Diamond League

Diamond League for Barr Thomas Barr is set to compete in the 400m Hurdles at the Zurich Diamond League on Thursday September 3rd. The Ferrybank athlete just missed out on a place in the final of the IAAF World Championships finishing fourth in his semi-final in a time of 48.71

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Felix running in the USATF championships. Image: PhotoRun
05 Aug 2015

Wide Open 200m At Worlds; Rio Just One Year Away; JTG 5-A-Day

200m Wide-Open Without Felix Or Fraser-Pryce The women’s 200m in Beijing will be without two previous champions in Allyson Felix and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price which leaves the event wide-open. “With neither Felix or SAFP running the 200, several women with no experience in Olympic or World Championship 200m competition could potentially

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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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04 Jul 2015

Paris Diamond League: Live Stream

The Diamond league is back today and is promises to be a cracker. The Stade Francais will host the world’s best athletes for the Meeting Areva – the Paris Diamond League. The main programme begins 18:25 with TV coverage on British Eurosport 2, and on the stream below, beginning at

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02 Jul 2015

Gatlin gets Justice, Denners Diamond Dust Up, Dibaba V Ayana V Time :Your JTG 5 A DAY

Dibaba V Ayana v the World Record v Heatwave This Saturday we could see some sizzling performances in the heat of central Paris. the Diamond League is on and two unbeatable 5000m stars from Ethiopia go head to head and only one will come out with a 100% record. The

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Felix running in the USATF championships. Image: PhotoRun
01 Jul 2015

Flying Felix; Brilliant Barshim; Super Stowers; Top 10 of the Diamond League, part 1

Seven down, seven to go. With the Diamond League on hiatus in recent weeks to accommodate such events as the US Championships and European Team Championships, we now prepare to get back on track with meeting number eight in Paris this weekend. To mark the halfway point in the calendar,

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Angry and disillusioned: Mo Farah Image via PhotoRun
06 Jun 2015

Mo responds to Salazar doping storm: Full Press Conference Audio

Mo Farah responded passionately to being linked to the drug storm surrounding Alberto Salazar and his training partner Galen Rupp at a press conference in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham this afternoon. Farah feels his name has been dragged through the “mud” and it’s not good for his family,

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