29 Sep 2015

NIKE Apologises, Gardener takes UKA Presidency; Travers On Top; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Nike Says Sorry About Marathon Shoe Dysfunction You’ve probably seen images (like above) of Berlin Marathon winner Eliud Kipchoge striding to victory with insoles hanging out of his shoes. Well now Nike have apologised for the malfunctioning footwear. “Nike have offered an apology to Eliud Kipchoge for their malfunctioning shoe

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IMG athletes with 110m hurdler Orlando Ortega
27 Sep 2015

Athlete Blog 3 From The IMG Academy

Making progress Things have been going well out here  – conditions are pretty much the same, a few degrees cooler on the cloudy days, which for training is always a bonus! We have maintained a similar structure to the first 2 weeks and the warm up has become more coordinated

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07 Sep 2015

Week 2 At The IMG Academy: Athlete Blog

Week 2 at IMG seemed slightly less intense as I adjusted (a bit!) to the daily warm up and temperatures (still high 30’s). New things that were incorporated were medicine ball exercises, concentrating on all the power coming from your hips, ladder steps evolving into strides, and strides pulling sleds

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IMG athletes being put throught their paces
01 Sep 2015

Athlete Blog With Ellie McGeough: IMG Academy Week 1

Ellie McGeough is a talented young sprinter from Sligo who is lucky enough to be spending her school year (transition year) at the IMG academy in Florida. She’ll be under the guidance of world renowned sprint coaches like Loren Seagrave and training with international stars such as double world long jump champion Tianna Bartoletta. Ellie

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John Coghlan (second from left) with members of Chinese 4x100m squad and other coaching staff
17 Dec 2014

Coghlan signs contract to coach Chinese relay team

Irish Sprints coach John Coghlan has signed a short term contract with the IMG Academy in Florida to coach the Chinese men’s 4 by 100m relay team. Coghlan, who has coached many of Ireland’s leading sprinters including double Irish record-holder Paul Hession, signed a two month contract with famed Loren

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