31 Jan 2015

Doping Busts, New Balance Indoors and Sally’s tough times; Your JTG 5 a Day

Sally Pearson’s Tough Trip back to the Top Read all about Sally Pearson’s tough road to recovery and her goal to be back against the medals here Doping News Kelly Ann Baptiste has had her drug ban shortened here Yuliya Zairpova looks to be losing her London Gold here and

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07 Jan 2015

The good, the bad and the recovery – Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Kiprotich struggled in New York due to sick daughter Olympic and World marathon champion, Stpehen Kiprotich, struggled for form in the New York marathon due to his daughter being gravely ill. At his daughter’s bedside he struggled to get in the training required. Read the full story here 2.

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Robert Harting, the world and Olympic discus throw champion. Image: courtesy of
04 Jan 2015

Harting feels heat; Dibaba destroys field; Juiced-up Jeptoo to get two; Your JTG five-a-day

Harting fears doping attack The German discus giant, who took a stand against Justin Gatlin when he was nominated for the IAAF Athlete of the Year award, now fears that he may be subject to a manipulated anti-doping test due to his actions. He complains that other countries have poor

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Aries Merritt in action at the London Diamond League. Photo courtesy of PhotoRun
20 Dec 2014

Bronze Rob, ‘High’ Jumper, Jeptoo ‘B’ Result; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Barcelona bronze at last for Rob Rob Heffernan recieved his belated bronze at a medal ceremony in Cork city. Rob finally got his reward for his exceptional performance in the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona, after the initial winner was retrospectively disqualified for a doping violation. Videos from the

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31 Oct 2014

Star agent distances himself from doping scandal

Rita Jeptoo’s agent, Federico Rosa, has distanced himself from her positive test which has been reported as EPO in some publications. Rosa denies any involvement, as well as coach Claudio Berardelli, in the positive test and answers Cathal Dennehy’s questions on the matter. Can you confirm that Rita Jeptoo has

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Paula Radcliffe
31 Oct 2014

Video interview: Radcliffe tackles doping dilemma

Our man Cathal Dennehy caught up with Paula Radcliffe at the New York marathon to discuss the latest drugs fallout with Rita Jeptoo’s positive test. Radcliffe tackles the issues head on and is keen for a role to stand up for the rights of clean athletes.

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Bernard Koech shows off his Chicago Marathon footwear
14 Oct 2014

Elites are better-weather you like it or not

This week, we discuss the Chicago Marathon, which saw Eliud Kipchoge and Rita Jeptoo take victory amid some of the worst television coverage ever afforded to an elite event,with NBC considering weather updates more important than covering the race itself.. Things get heated when we ask, in light of Gerry

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Robert Harting and his trademark celebration
07 Oct 2014

Champs, Cheats and Chi-town

This week, we first round up all the Irish in action last weekend and then review the international season, picking out the good, bad and ugly from the summer. We discuss the Athlete of the Year shortlist, and specifically. the inclusion of three athletes previously banned for doping. Was Robert

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