05 Oct 2015

Faster Drug Testing; Kipsiro Top In Scotland; Can Barber Vault It? Your JTG 5-A-Day

KIPSIRO AND KIPLAGAT TOP the PODIUM AT THE GREAT SCOTTISH RUN Commonwealth Games 10,000m gold medalist Moses Kipsiro headed the field in Glasgow on Sunday with Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat taking the women’s title. “I enjoyed the run, it was a nice smooth race,” Kipsiro said Full Report here. Kenyan’s Step

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02 Oct 2015

After rollercoaster year, Jager reflects on the rise and fall

When Evan Jager walked off the track at the Zurich Diamond League last month, having finished a tired third in 8:18.39, he knew, there and then, his season was over. The residual fatigue from a summer in which he climbed some lofty peaks — though never quite reached the highest summit

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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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14 Aug 2015

Beijing 2015: the five events you can’t miss

Bolt, Gatlin and the race for credibility; Men’s 100m They can pitch it any way they want – good versus evil, drug cheat versus paragon of virtue, track’s hero versus its villain – but none of it will matter a jot to Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin when they settle

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06 Jul 2015

Jager frustrated, Ennis-Hill indecisive and Adams ambivalent: Your JTG 5 A DAY

Evan Jager frustrated but Happy after 8 minute clocking Evan Jager was about to run 7:56 and become the first non African male under 8 minutes when he stumbled off the last barrier. He is upbeat but understandly frustrated after the incident. “I just couldn’t believe how fast I was

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Evan Jager. Image courtesy of Photorun
24 Jun 2015

Salazar Strikes back, Fagan quits sport, Brooks Beast Symmonds; Your JTG 5 A DAY

Salazar on the attack with letter of Defence: Part One This is an incredibly long read but embattled coach Alberto Salazar has come out with a strong defence of his actions and the actions of his athletes. He rubbishes claims by Kara Goucher, Steve Magness and David Epstein. A must

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