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15 Sep 2015

Doping Dilemma: suspicious minds mean many questions, but few right answers

On the first Sunday night of the IAAF World Championships, in the bowels of the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, one European journalist raised his hand with a question for Justin Gatlin. “Justin, a few of the other athletes in the race have said it was an important victory for

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11 Sep 2015

Battle of Brussels: the five best clashes to watch

Gatlin versus Van Niekerk, Men’s 200m, 8:16pm Newly crowned world 400m champion Wayde Van Niekerk takes on double sprint silver medallist Justin Gatlin and after the South African’s 200m personal best of 19.94 earlier this summer – and indeed his 43.48-second run to win in Beijing – there is every

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06 Sep 2015

Beijing 2015: the good, the bad, the ugly (and the great)

The Good The Hosts Beijing can hold its head just as high and proud as it did seven years ago, when the greatest show on earth came to town and the world was left with a lifetime of good memories of the place. This time it was a smaller task

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Yego throwing a monster. Image: PhotoRun
05 Sep 2015

The Country Conundrum: Yego holds his ground as Qatar comes knocking

Reports circulated in recent days that Julius Yego, the world javelin champion, had turned down an incredible offer of approx €8.5 million to switch to Qatar. He rubbished these claims saying “Why would I do that? Money can’t take me anywhere. Who will recognize me in Qatar? How many Kenyans

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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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Yego throwing a monster. Image: PhotoRun
02 Jul 2015

Yego goes long; Pichardo’s triple threat; Top 10 of the Diamond League, part 2

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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Kirani James
14 Jun 2015

Yego, Felix and Kirani James to star at IAAF World Challenge – Rabat

The IAAF World Challenge meet from Rabat, Morocco is underway and you can catch it Live on Eurosport 2 or on the stream at the bottom of the page. It’s set to be an entertaining meet, with some high calibre athletes, including world leaders Allyson Felix, Julius Yego and Kirani

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05 Jan 2015

No-Show For Mo, Best Of The Best With Eaton; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Edinburgh no-show for Mo Mo Farah has withdrawn from this weekend’s Edinburgh cross country after suffering from a bout of flu over Christmas. He’s playing it safe with the world championships in Beijing in mind, and the small matter of defending his 5000m/1000m titles. Read more here   2.

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