Bolt, Gatlin and the race for credibility; Men’s 100m They can pitch it any way they want – good versus evil, drug cheat versus paragon of virtue, track’s hero versus its villain – but none of it will matter a jot to Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin when they settle
The Lausanne Diamond league promises to be an absolute cracker featuring some of the main athlete match-ups that we’ll be looking forward to in Beijing next month. It’ll do well to top Paris last week, but with some of the athletes involved it might just deliver. This year’s two 18m
Throwback Thursday Sonia Smashes World Record In 1994 Sonia was in sparkling form, utterly dominating the international distance running circuit. She set the fastest time of the year in four events, the 1500 m, 1 mile, 2000 m and 3000 m, and the second fastest time in the 5000 m.
Seven down, seven to go. With the Diamond League on hiatus in recent weeks to accommodate such events as the US Championships and European Team Championships, we now prepare to get back on track with meeting number eight in Paris this weekend. To mark the halfway point in the calendar,
The New York Diamond League takes place on Saturday at Icahn Stadium and will be shown live on British Eurosport 2 from 6-8pm GMT. Irish interest will begin and end with Mark English, who races David Rudisha over 800m. Elsewhere, title billing goes to Usain Bolt, who competes in New York
1. Dennehy Bids Farewell…To the Bahamas Cathal Dennehy gave us an insightful first day diary from his trip to the Bahamas for the World Relays and now closes out the journey with an even more in depth description of life on the Island as a white Irish”journalist”. Have a read