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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08 May 2018

Kiprop caught out, Healy on fire, Scullion dreams big

In this week’s podcast, we digest the stunning news of Asbel Kiprop’s positive test for EPO. Was he scammed? Did he cheat? Is it time to go after his agent? Is his explanation convincing? We debate all of the above. After that, we turn our attention to some good news:

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Proper winning the 100m at the 2014 national championships
07 Aug 2015

Ireland’s Fastest Females: The Ones To Watch At Nationals

Elizabeth Egan brings us this peice on all things women’s sprints as we look forward to this weekend’s National Championships, as well as a brief look at the main contenders for the World Championships in Beijing later this month.   The Young Guns The new generation of sprint stars are

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14 Apr 2015

UCC: a Rebel college with a cause; JTG Feature

This is the second in a multi-part series giving you the lowdown on all things Varsity in Irish Athletics. The aim of this series is to provide athletes with a general idea of what is on offer in each of the main third level institutions, as well as what you

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Jenna Bromell on her way to the junior 400m title. Photo credit: Kieran Carlin, Finn Valley A.C.
27 Jan 2015

New kids on the block; the stars who lit up Athlone

The GloHealth Junior and Under-23 championships last Sunday (25th) served up an array of stellar performances from the best of Ireland’s young athletes. In what was planned to be a short piece about the highlights of the day, we were reminded of just how much quality was on show. While

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10 Jul 2014

GloHealth Irish Junior and U23 Championships highlights

There was a series of top performances at the GloHealth Irish Junior and U23 National Championships last weekend and below is a highlights real from Athletics Ireland’s Youtube channel including our own commentary from the event. Highlights include: Sam Healy and Matthew Behan in the men’s 110m hurdles Siofra Cleirigh

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Thomas Barr with the clock showing his IUAA indoor 400m record
14 Feb 2014

Super Sunday: five races not to miss at Nationals

Super Sunday: five races not to miss at Nationals By Cathal Dennehy  Travers trying to run the legs off everyone: 15 laps of complete carnage. 1:20pm You’re John Travers. You go to college in Athlone IT. You run laps of the car park under the stadium for morning runs, and

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27 Jan 2014

Doherty stuns Lawler in Athlone as Cullen storms Raheny

There was a feast of athletics action over the weekend  with top road races and indoor action in Ireland and around the globe. Rose-Anne Galligan kicked things off by pacing Mary Cain of the Oregon Project on Friday night in Boston to near world junior record – pretty much as

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25 Jan 2014

Jumping The Gun all set for future stars in Athlone

Jumping the Gun will be going into the field of commentary tomorrow (Sunday 26th) in the AIT International Arena on the Athletics Ireland live stream for the Woodie’s DIY National Indoor Junior and U23 Championships. It’s promising to be an exciting day with Ireland’s next generation competing. No need for

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