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Completing a Triathlon This Summer?

28 May 2014
Triathlons are similar to a marathon but they are split into 3 stages of different endurance challenges. Traditionally a triathlon will involve running, swimming and cycling - it’s a real test of pure determination and ability. The ultimate triathlon is Ironman, which is held in different places around the world. Read More

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Marathon Training for the Rookie Runner

15 May 2014
For most new runners, the successful completion of a marathon is generally the first initial goal—especially if running competitively. However, jumping right into a full-fledged marathon might end up being a case of “biting off more than you can chew.”

With enough commitment and the proper training though, a marathon is an easily attainable goal to pursue. In fact, if you’re serious about participating in a marathon, then here are a few generalized tips to get you on the right path, figuratively and literally! Read More

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Fat Birds Don’t Fly Limited - When 2 Wheels are better than four: Becoming a Performance Cyclist

8 May 2014
While the London Olympics may have cost an estimated £9 billion of public money, this was widely considered to be an appropriate use of capital. This is because the social impact of the Games was truly immense, as it created a genuine feel-good factor throughout the nation and also inspired the next generation of performance athletes. The decision to become a performance athlete is a complex and far-reaching one, however, both in terms of selecting a desired discipline and preparing yourself for the challenges of competition. Read More

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7 May 2014
Everybody knows that you are only as good as your workout plan so it goes without saying that to be a top class runner you have to have a top class training regime that is varied, progressive and accessible. So whether you are wanting to train for a 5k, half or even full marathon read on for some top training tips. Read More


Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins outdoors 60m in Jamaica

25 January 2014
Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the 60m dash (outdoor) at The Queen’s/Grace Jackson Meet – a local meet held on Saturday to open her season.
Fraser-Pryce, who said she plans to run at the upcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships, clocked 7.11 seconds (+0.4m/s) to take the win.
The Jamaican, who holds a personal indoor best of 7.04secs in the event, set in Stockholm, last February, wanted to see how well her training was going in preparation for the Worlds, which will be held in Sopot Poland, from March 7-9. Read More


Bolt, Felix are Male and Female World Athletes of the Year

24 November 2012
Barcelona, Spain - Usain Bolt (JAM) and Allyson Felix (USA) were today named the Male and Female World Athletes of the Year for 2012.
Bolt, who won the award for the fourth time, and Felix, a first-time winner, received their trophies and US$100,000 prize at the Athletes of the YearAwards Ceremony this afternoon in the Grand Ballroom of the Pullman Skipper Hotel, ahead of this evening’s IAAF Centenary Gala Show in the MNAC Museum.
The awards were hosted by International Athletic Foundation (IAF) Honorary President HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and IAF & IAAF President Lamine Diack, who presented the trophies to the Female and Male winners respectively. Read More


Aries Merritt sets world record in Brussels

20 September 2012
Olympic champion Aries Merritt of USA blasted to World record in the 110m Hurdles at the Memorial van Damme in Brussels, the final leg of the 2012 Samsung Diamond League series on Friday.
After showing promises all season, Merritt rocketed from the gun and put down a brilliant display on his way to shattering the old mark with a stunning 12.80 seconds performance.
Merritt’s eye-popping performance lowered the old mark by 0.07 seconds, which was a 12.87, set by Cuba’s Dayron Robles in Ostrava in 2008. Read More


Great Britain selects Chambers for Berlin sprint double

29 July 2009
Dwain Chambers has been named in a 60-member Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for next month’s IAAF World Championships in Berlin. Chambers has been selected to race in both 100m and 200m dash, despite pulling out of the half-lap at the UK trials. UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee said the sprinter has more than enough qualifying times in both events and should be given his chance to compete. Read More


Agent says Powell was tired at Crystal Palace

28 July 2009
The poor performance of Asafa Powell at the Aviva London Grand Prix last Friday, where he finished the 100 metres in a very disappointing sixth place was a result of tiredness, his agent Paul Doyle said on Monday. The former world record holder clocked 10.26 seconds to finish behind fellow Jamaican countryman and current world record holder Usain Bolt, and the weak outing has been blamed on the preparation before the race. Read More


Tyson Gay hails Bolt contributions to track and field

27 July 2009
Reigning World short sprint double champion Tyson Gay believes Usain Bolt is exactly the kind of individual track and field has been missing for many years. The American said Bolt, the Olympic champion and world record holder in both the 100 and 200 metres, brings the sort of excitement and sportsmanship to the sport that is impossible to make it boring. "I feel really good the way he is transcending the sport," Gay said of his Jamaican sprint counterpart. "He is making the sport less boring because he is so exciting. Read More


Indian officials confident Bolt will be at Commonwealth Games

27 July 2009
 Indian athletics officials are confident the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will be part of the Jamaican team for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Bolt was the hot favourite to win the men’s 200 metres at the last Games in Melbourne, Australia in 2006, but was forced to skip the meeting because of an injury. In the eyes of many, the Commonwealth Games are not of high class, with one coach reportedly saying the Games "are more like Community Games." Read More


Darren Campbell believes Gay will beat Bolt if he runs just the 200m

26 July 2009
Former Great Britain sprinter Darren Campbell believes Tyson Gay will beat Usain Bolt at the World Championships in Berlin, if the American runs just the 200 metres. Speaking to BBC Five Live on Saturday, Campbell said Bolt is definitely the man to beat in the 100m, but feels Gay, who is confident he can defend his titles in Berlin, will be a bag of problems over the half-lap. "I predict Bolt wins the 100m in the low 9.7s ahead of Gay," the former Olympic 200m medallist said. Read More


Tyson Gay runs 20.00 to win 200m at Crystal Palace, but injured

25 July 2009
American triple world champion Tyson Gay showed no signs of his groin injury when winning the men’s 200 metres in 20.01 seconds (+0.4m/s) at the London Grand Prix on Saturday, but admits afterwards that he is feeling some discomfort. Gay, in his familiar style blasted off the curve and pulled away from the trailing pack to win very comfortable. He, however, revealed that the groin injury is back. "The race went ok, but I got a slight injury (to my groin)," he said. Read More


Tyson Gay injured again

25 July 2009
American sprint champion Tyson Gay has revealed that he is now carrying an injury, following his 200 metres victory at the London Grand Prix on Saturday. Gay bolted home to 20.00seconds to win the half-lap comfortably, but admits after the race that he is again being bothered by a groin injury. Read More


Campbell-Brown wins 200m in Barcelona

25 July 2009
Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown shrugged off a slight headwind to win the women’s 200m dash at the 15th ‘Mi'ting Internacional d?Atletisme Ciutat de Barcelona’ in Barcelona on Saturday. The Jamaican clocked 22.37seconds in a -0.6m/s headwind to finish ahead of compatriot Simone Facey, who ran 22.87 for second place with American Ebony Floyd taking third with 22.97. Campbell-Brown, who is currently preparing for the defense of her 100m title at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany in August, was running her fastest time of the year. Read More


5 Jamaicans fail doping tests

24 July 2009
Five members of the Jamaican team for next month's world athletics championships have been recalled home after testing positive for a banned substance, a Jamaican anti-doping official said on Friday. Read More


Bolt runs easy 9.91 to win at Crystal Palace; Isinbayeva beaten

24 July 2009
World record holder Usain Bolt was on fire again in London after waving bye-bye to his rivals to win the men’s 100-metres at the Aviva London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace. Bolt clocked an easy 9.91 seconds in a -1.7m/s headwind, while breaking down at the 60m mark to defeat a very strong field that included Asafa Powell, who faded to sixth. A slow start did not bother Bolt, as once again he was spectacular over the straightaway dash. The Jamaican forged ahead of the field midway through the race and then eased down, looked around, and still finished some three-metres ahead of everyone else. Read More


Powell, Bolt saddened by Jamaican positive test reports

24 July 2009
Jamaican sprint aces Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell believes the news that five Jamaican athletes have been tested positive is a big blow to the sport and indeed to the nation. No names have yet been listed, but the two were not concerned about it, as they are confident it is not them. All the reports from the local media suggested that the top elite sprinters were not among those in questioned. Read More


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