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08 Sep 2015

Radcliffe Categorically Denies Doping Allegations

Paula Radcliffe has released a statement to deny any wrongdoing in her career following today’s (Tuesday) Culture Media and Sport Committee Hearing regarding the Sunday Times’ allegations concerning blood data. Read the full statement below. Statement Statement of Paula Radcliffe following the Culture Media and Sport Committee Hearing of 8

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19 Aug 2015

Radcliffe: athletes should not release blood data

Paula Radcliffe has spoken out about the recent doping scandals in athletics, telling BBC today that she agrees with anti-doping agencies’ in advising athletes not to make their blood data public, despite several athletes doing so in recent weeks. “I stand with the advice of WADA and UK Anti-doping on that point,”

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Filbert Bayi sets World Record and wins Commonwealth Title
29 Jun 2015

Five Fantastic Front Runners:Catch me if You Can

So we have had our fast finishers but what about those who choose to lead from the front? We picked 5 of the best front runners in history. They are many more, we definitely had a few howlers and left some people out. Filbert Bayi These race has to be

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29 Apr 2015

Bahamas bound; Bolt set for film – your JTG 5-A-Day

Bahamas bound: The five best races at the World Relays The sun lotion is packed, the crash course in local culture has been taken – The Bahamas, Denners has learned, comprises 700 islands, with a grand total of just 319,000 residents – and all that’s left is to turn our

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Thomas Barr qualifies for Final as fastest Qualifer
27 Apr 2015

Barr on track for Beijing; Breege’s Rio run; Paula’s perfect farewell – JTG 5-A-Day

Breege Connolly achieves Rio Olympics marathon qualifying time Breege Connolly became the first Irish woman to run the Olympic qualifying time for Rio with 2:37:29 in London – just 34 seconds slower than Paula Radcliffe who bowed out in style. Read reports on Breege’s success here and here Pre men’s

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26 Apr 2015

Paula’s perfect emotional farewell in London #ThanksPaula

Paula Radcliffe’s career has been one of high-risk and pushing the boundaries to the limits which has brought much success but also some tear-jerking lows. Radcliffe traversed the streets of London today one last time in tear-jerking fashion – but this time it was for all the right reasons and

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24 Apr 2015

Hartmann opens up on Paula; Kipsang fears Kimetto; Pavey says thyroid medicine is unethical; JTG 5-a-day

Hartmann gives insider look into what made Radcliffe great As her physical therapist for 14 years, there are few who know better just how Paula Radcliffe ascended to the top of the world and took women’s marathon times into the stratosphere. Ahead of Radcliffe’s marathon finale this Sunday, Limerick man

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Gatlin, Gay and Rodgers competing at the 2014 Lausanne Meeting.
26 Mar 2015

Twitter Voices Its Opinion On Gatlin’s Nike Deal

Justin Gatlin will be running under the Nike swoosh for the 2015 season after the sports brand signed him to a sponsorship deal. There have been reports that Tyson Gay has also signed up with Nike but this not the case – he is however training with a Nike sponsored

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11 Mar 2015

Why Paula is no plucky loser; highs and lows of Prague; the fastest man with a club; Your JTG 5-a-day

Highs and Lows of Prague 2015 Athletics Weekly Editor Jason Henderson blogs about his experience at the European Indoors last weekend, explaining the good, the bad and the ugly from a memorable weekend in the Czech capital. From drug cheats to absurdly good local support to restricted views, this is

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Marcus Lawler and Zak Irwin going head-to-head in 2014. Photo: Kieran Carlin
28 Jan 2015

Podcast: Juniors make the jump; Fagan back on top, but questions remain; World Cross woes

This week, we pick out the stars from last weekend’s National junior and under-23 championships, and hear from some of the stars of the day such as Phil Healy and Karl Griffin. Back in the capital, Feidhlim Kelly was our man on the ground at the Raheny 5, and he

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