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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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07 Oct 2015

Bolt On Ellen; Cain Staying In NYC; 10 Questions With Heffernan; Your JTG 5-A-Day

10 Questions with Rob Heffernan Niall Breslin, or Bressie to you hip youngsters out there, interviews 2013 world 50km walk champion Rob Heffernan about the mental challenges that face an elite athlete like himself. “The mind can have a tendency to drift towards the dark side when you are really

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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

After his beating in Beijing, Gatlin ready to rise again

As he prepares for his final two races of the season at the Brussels Diamond League tonight, Justin Gatlin, as ever, is keen not to look in the rear-view mirror. His mind has already moved on from the memory of that men’s 100m final in Beijing, in which Gatlin gifted

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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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05 Sep 2015

Winners, Losers, PED Abusers: Beijing Look Back Part 3

The PED Abusers The Two Kenyan Dopes Kenya topped the medal table at the world championships for the first time in Beijing, winning seven gold, six silver and three bronze medals. But two female athletes put a blot on the Kenyan card as they failed in-competition drug tests at the

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04 Sep 2015

Winners, Losers, PED Abusers: Beijing Look Back Part 2

The Losers Team USA 18 medals in total, 6 of each colour, is deemed a poor championships for team USA. While 6 golds was also the final mark at the previous world championships, it is the lowest total tally since 2003 in Paris. So where did it all go wrong?

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27 Aug 2015

Race Video: Bolt Takes 200m Title

Bolt Back On Top Usain Bolt has retained his 200m world title to add to the 100m title that he claimed earlier this week. With the 4x100m relay still to come, it could be yet another major championships of triple gold for the dominant Jamaican. Justin Gatlin finished second in

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24 Aug 2015

Gatlin Tests Positive, 10000m Drama, Day 3 Video Recap; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Gatlin Tests Positive…For Failure “The American sprinter’s sample also tested positive for trace amounts of ‘bottling it’ after a final which saw him give in to the pressure and stumble as he dipped for the line some 10 metres before the finish.” For those of you outside of Ireland this

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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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