social media
14 May 2018

Social Media: Scourge or Saviour?; Cash for Coaching; The Truth and Shanghai

It’s round three of the latest Jumping The Gun podcast reincarnation and we cut our teeth straight into the social media debate sparked by Sonia O’Sullivan’s article in The Irish Times last week. Are athletes losing their way on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook instead of getting the ultimate like… performances

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Mark Carroll
17 Jul 2015

Flashback Friday: Irish National Seniors 2000

Highlights from Irish National Seniors 2000 provide us with our Flashback Friday this week. A short piece from RTE news recapping the meet shows us great performances from our team pre Sydney Olympics. The Irish team was in fantastic shape and there was an unprecedented level of quality across the

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Thomas Barr qualifies for Final as fastest Qualifer
09 Jul 2015

Barr Qualifies, Sonia Smashes, Yego wants Gold: Your JTG 5 A DAY

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.

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Sonia O Sullivan
09 Jul 2015

Throwback Thursday: Sonia’s 2000m World Record

Edinburgh on 8th July 1994 was the setting for Sonia O Sullivan’s still standing World Record. 21 Years ago yesterday(Wednesday) Sonia smashed the 2,000 metre world record knocking more than three seconds off the record. The Cork Legend clocked 5 minutes, 25.36 seconds at the TSB Challenge meet beating the

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