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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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21 Jul 2015

Colvert questions science; Morton magic – JTG 5-A-Day

TUE Tuesdays Genzebe Dibaba smashed one of the most controversial records on the books in Monaco last week. When listening to the commentary and to analysis afterwards, you will have heard all about the Chinese of the 90’s and of Stuttgart 1993. So for all the young kids out there,

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19 Jul 2015

Diet Of Champs; Dibaba Domination; Lactate Lessons: Top JTG Stories This Week

The Diet Of Champions When it comes to nutrition for sport who better to learn from than the best decathlete the world has ever seen, Ashton Eaton. Eaton and his world silver-medalist wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton recently launched a new endeavour at to help grow their fan-base and give us

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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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Genzebe Dibaba
17 Jul 2015

Athletics in dreamland as Dibaba destroys 1500m record

Genzebe Dibaba smashed the world 1500m record in Monaco tonight, running 3:50.07 to remove the 22-year-old record of 3:50.46, which was held by China’s Qu Yunxia.   You can check out the rest of the video highlights from Monaco here. Dibaba, who also holds the world indoor records for 3,000m,

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Thomas Barr qualifies for Final as fastest Qualifer
09 Jul 2015

Barr Qualifies, Sonia Smashes, Yego wants Gold: Your JTG 5 A DAY

Throwback Thursday Sonia Smashes World Record In 1994 Sonia was in sparkling form, utterly dominating the international distance running circuit. She set the fastest time of the year in four events, the 1500 m, 1 mile, 2000 m and 3000 m, and the second fastest time in the 5000 m.

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Genzebe Dibaba
09 Jul 2015

Dibaba and Souleiman blitz Barcelona

Jama Aden may be a name unfamiliar with many but he’s becoming something of a “super coach” producing outstanding results over the last number of years. Aden hails from Sudan and among his current crop are Ethiopian starlet Genzebe Dibaba and Djibouti’s Ayanleh “soul man” Souleiman. In Barcelona last night

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08 Jul 2015

Felix’s Double Doubts; Mo Ready To Race; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Felix faces double dilemma Allyson Felix has the enviable headache of trying decide whether she should contest both the 200m and 400m at this year’s world championships in Beijing. The timetable is quite unfavourable to the attempt, but it will be Felix’s coach Bobby Kersee who will make the decision.

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07 Jul 2015

How Genzebe the great set Paris alight

In the end, the much-touted 5,000m world record didn’t happen, but for 14 minutes and 15 seconds inside the Stade de France on Saturday night, Genzebe Dibaba – with a little help from fellow Ethiopian Almaz Ayana – served up a race of the most enthralling nature. It was a race

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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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