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14 Oct 2015

New Balance Deal For Bromell; The Tall Marathoner’s Challenge; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Bromell Choses New Balance For Pro Career World 100m bronze medalist Trayvon Bromell has moved into the world of professional track and field by signing a sponsorship deal with New Balance. The Baylor University student has effectively ended his college career by turning pro, in an impressive scoop for the

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12 Oct 2015

The White Man In That Photo; Recognition For Cheated Olympians; Your JTG 5-A-Day

The White Man In ‘That’ Photo You’ve seen the iconic image (above) before, you may even have had the poster adorning your college bedroom, but what do you know about the third man in the photo? “I even thought that that guy – who seemed to be just a simpering

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Felix running in the USATF championships. Image: PhotoRun
05 Aug 2015

Wide Open 200m At Worlds; Rio Just One Year Away; JTG 5-A-Day

200m Wide-Open Without Felix Or Fraser-Pryce The women’s 200m in Beijing will be without two previous champions in Allyson Felix and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price which leaves the event wide-open. “With neither Felix or SAFP running the 200, several women with no experience in Olympic or World Championship 200m competition could potentially

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image: NY Times
16 Apr 2015

USA for 2021 World Champs; Olympic Standards Favourable For Females; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. World Champs headed to TrackTown USA It was announced today that the 2021 World Championships will be held in tracktown USA, Eugene, Oregon. It is the first time the event will be held in the U.S.A. after a special vote awarded the championships to the American city. More details

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16 Apr 2015

The Numbers Game On The Road To Rio

The qualification standards for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were this week approved by the IAAF and released for public viewing. With the removal of ‘A’ and ‘B’ standards in favour of one set of standards it was largely expected that this would prove beneficial to the

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Anna Willard is back from injury, and all the wiser after the problems she faced during the last few years. Image:
30 Dec 2014

Willard’s Wisdom, Madrid Magic, Brazilian Blunders: your JTG 5-a-day essential reads

Willard back in the game Anna Willard was one of the premier middle distance runners in world athletics just a few years ago, but then, ridden with injury, disappeared into the wilderness. Now, though, she’s back and looking for a big 2015. She gave a great interview to Peter Gambaccini

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17 Dec 2014

Missed Tests, Bearded Leer, U.S. Olympic Bid; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. RIO 2016 There will be finals in every session of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. This means that track and field medals will be decided in the morning and afternoon sessions, as well as the 5 road events. The three walking events, as well as the marathons, men’s triple jump, Women’s

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