Centrowitz, Kiprop, Souleiman
29 May 2018

The Problem With “Potential”; Centrowitz – Past, Present and Prefontaine

In this week’s podcast we look at the leading Irish results from last weekend, before delving into our topic of discussion for this episode: the problem with potential and athlete development. We then go international to the Prefontaine Classic (31:30 into the podcast) with interviews with Matthew Centrowitz, Christian Coleman

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01 Apr 2015

Irish team bound for the Bahamas; Centrowitz shocks the world; silly sports scientists; Your JTG 5-a-day

Irish team for the World Relays The beastly Irish men’s 4x400m squad look set to be rewarded for their stellar 2014 season, in which they broke the national record and reached the European final, by taking flight to the Bahamas next month for the World Relays. The squad will first

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Farah and Driouch training in Ethiopia
28 Feb 2015

Farah Keeping Dirty Company; Sponsorship Boost for Olympians; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Farah Photographed With Doper Driouch Mo Farah’s keeping himself in the news for all the wrong reasons these days. This time around he has been spotted training with convicted doper Hamza Driouch. Farah has also been pictured sharing a meal with the Qatari. Full story here.   2. Willis

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Image via PhotoRun
15 Feb 2015

KJT reaches new heights; Centro pips Willis in classic – JTG 5-A-Day

1. The duel in the Armory: Centrowitz and Willis, and the Wanamaker mile Cathal Dennehy was in the Armory to witness a great duel between Matthew Centrowitz and Nick Willis. Read about the titanic battle here and the reaction of Ciara Mageean who ran a European 3,000m qualifying time and

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Centrowitz takes the title from Nick Willis. Image: PhotRun
15 Feb 2015

The duel in the Armory: Centrowitz and Willis, and the Wanamaker Mile

In the end, the battle that determined the winner of the men’s Wanamaker mile was not so much the final run to the finish line – as tight and thrilling as that home-stretch duel was – but the one that occurred when Matt Centrowitz and Nick Willis raced to the

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12 Feb 2015

Fab five: the stars who made Boston brilliant

With the Oscars less than a fortnight away, we decided to assume the role of the Athletic Academy and dole out our own awards to those who starred on what was a gripping night of action at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on Saturday. Here are the five

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Matt Centrowitz winning the 1,000m at NBIGP. Image PhotoRun
08 Feb 2015

Running to the Max; Centro nation; Denners’ Dispatch – JTG 5-A-Day

1. Irish highlights and lowlights in Boston The Team New Balance Ireland women’s team came third in the dmr behind a new world record, Ciarán Ó Lionáird dropped out of a classy mile and Declan Murray hit a European 800m standard at a small meeting in the same city. Read

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Ciarán Ó Lionáird and Mark English in discussion
01 Feb 2015

Fighting Irish second to USA in world record dmr

Ireland put up a spirited challenge in the men’s distance medley relay at the Armory Invitational last night going under the old world record but had to be content with second in 9:25.37 behind a dominant US outfit in 9:19.93. Matthew Centrowitz set the US well on their way with

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