16 Aug 2015

Coe enters final lap in Presidential race, but will he reign supreme?

And so, after several thousand miles, hundreds of flights, countless persuasive handshakes and any number of hopeful promises to the electorate, it comes down to this – Sebastian Coe and Sergey Bubka squaring off against each other in Beijing next week. At stake: the most sought-after position in the sport

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30 Jul 2015

Ireland casts its vote in race for IAAF President, but who leads on the final lap?

It’s a big month ahead for the future of the sport. Next month, on August 19 to be precise, the IAAF congress will take place in Beijing and national federations will vote to decide the future leader of the sport. It’s a two-man race, with both candidates as established in the

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09 Apr 2015

Britton on the rise in the Phoenix; Bubka V Coe showdown; Return of the Mak(au); JTG 5-a-day

Great Britton to rise in the Phoenix Fionnuala Britton will spearhead the home challenge in this weekend’s Great Ireland Run. Check out Feidhlim Kelly’s race preview for the big race on the IAAF site here to find out  her thoughts. Here’s a snippet: “It can be a difficult race to predict,

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03 Apr 2015

Ó Lionáird’s painful road back to health; Kipsiro case continues – JTG 5-A-Day

100 seconds to rule the world; the David Rudisha story (video) Check out David Rudisha’s fascinating documentary which follows him as a shy teenager to winning arguably one of the greatest races in history. The full video is on site Ó Lionáird’s long and winding road back to health Cathal

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28 Jan 2015

Bubka to challenge Coe; Gillick & war on drugs – 5-A-Day

1. Gillick and the war on drugs David Gillick wrote his latest blog for RTE on the war on drugs. Read his story here 2. Tactical considerations in the middle-distance running events at the 2012 Olympic Games: a case study. Pub Med has a case study to identify tactical factors

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