01 Oct 2015

Kenya steps up fight against doping as police raid chemists, arresting five

Kenyan police have conducted raids on chemists in Nairobi and Kapsabet over the past two days, stores which are believed to be behind much of the doping problem in the East African nation, arresting five pharmacists and doctors on suspicion of supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs. In Nairobi yesterday, police attempted

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03 Aug 2015

Cathal Dennehy talks to Cork’s Redfm about the recent Doping Scandal

Cathal Dennehy talks to Cork’s RedFM about the recent Doping Scandal. He explains what the information contained in the leak means, what it means for the sport and what it means for Irish athletes. Cathal also wrote an excellent piece on the matter here By excellent I mean it’s mediocre

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31 Dec 2014

Kenyan Marathoners, 10 Reasons we run Track, the new Colin Jackson and more, your JTG 5-a-Day

1. 69 Metre Discus Thrower discusses off Season training Former World Number Two Jason Young discussing what Discus Throwers do in the off season Read more here 2. Welsh Hurdling Sensation wants to emulate Colin Jackson David Omoregie has been dubbed the new Colin Jackson. He speaks about dealing with

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29 Dec 2014

Dina’s picture perfect; AW give their ratings; Kenyans go MIA – your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Dina Asher-Smith aims high in juggling sprinting and academic ambition Around the time of the 2004 Athens Olympics Dina Asher-Smith drew a picture of herself and wrote she wanted to be Olympic champion. Ten years on and the GB sprinter is World junior 100m champion and well on her

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Cross Country is looming onto the Horizon for Junior Athletes
14 Nov 2014

A Week to Remember: The Road to Maynooth

This week, we had the full team back in the studio to cast our ever-critical, occasionally cynical eyes on a range of subjects, from last weekend’s Remembrance Run, where Brendan O’Neill and Fionnuala Britton took the titles, to the upcoming Intervarsity Road Relay Championships. We preview one of the most

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31 Oct 2014

Star agent distances himself from doping scandal

Rita Jeptoo’s agent, Federico Rosa, has distanced himself from her positive test which has been reported as EPO in some publications. Rosa denies any involvement, as well as coach Claudio Berardelli, in the positive test and answers Cathal Dennehy’s questions on the matter. Can you confirm that Rita Jeptoo has

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