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16 Aug 2015

Quota System Boosts Irish; Doping Talk In Simple Terms; Top JTG Stories Of The Week

Funniest Moments in Athletics History From premature celebrations to drunken athletes, pole vault pandemonium to Carl Lewis singing, check out athletics’ funniest moments. Part 1:  Here Part 2:  Here No more Chinese whispers – Setting the doping record straight It’s been a torrid couple of weeks for athletics in the

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13 Aug 2015

“I’m gonna f***ing kill you”; Nike Athletics Director Capriotti allegedly issued death threats

John Capriotti, who is one of the most powerful figures in world athletics, threatened to kill a head coach of a rival brand at the USA Track and Field Championships in June, it has been alleged. Details of the death threat were made public today after Letsrun.com gained access to the police

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19 Jul 2015

Adidas Blocks Athletes From Representing USA

Athletes running forAdidas at the Monaco diamond league were told that they could not represent the USA in the 4x100m relay because it would mean wearing Nike kit. Mike Rodgers, who ran on the USA ‘A’ team, told Flotrack how the USA ‘B’ team couldn’t race because Adidas athletes Trell

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04 Apr 2015

How doping stole my innocence

Joe Rafferty is a former junior international athlete who has worked within the athletics industry for over 14 years. Nike’s re-signing of Justin Gatlin has left this athletics aficionado in a spin and he wrote us a blog to chart the process. Drugs and athletics, athletics and drugs. Like death

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08 Jan 2015

Ó Lionáird’s blog: the fall is history, time to rise again

With the calendar now turned to a new year, and a surprisingly healthy appetite emerging out of my request for blog ideas on Twitter, it’s time to get the finger out and kick off what I hope will be a satisfactory, if not mildly insightful, peek into my journey towards

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15 Nov 2013

American wunderkind Cain turns pro and signs with PACE

After a spectacular track season in which she became the youngest athlete to represent Team USA in the World T&F Championships, Mary Cain today announced that she will become a professional athlete.  The American high school star had an exceptional year in 2013 setting three American Junior Records in the

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