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From the Archives: Bolt vs. Bekele

As the 2015 World Championships, were concluding, I heard one commentator speculate about how 100 and 200 gold medalist Usain Bolt would fare against 5k and 10k gold medalist Mo Farah in a 600m race. 487 more words

Pro Runners

2015 World Athletics Championships – 11 star performers

  1. Dafne Schippers (100m silver & 200m gold)

It is a sad reflection of the current climate within track and field that the accomplishments of Beijing’s standout performer were widely greeted with uneasy tension rather than basking in the arrival of a new sprinting sensation. 2,351 more words

Athletics Presents Best Of British, Despite Controversy Surrounding The Sport

Athletics has been suffering a bad reputation for a while now, as doubts over the integrity of its competitors continue to surround the sport.

The worry that the ‘clean’ competitors that have achieved success only by not being caught is a pressing issue, and something that will be addressed by incoming IAAF president, Lord Sebastian Coe as he looks to restore some credibility to athletics. 846 more words


Racing vs PBing - part two

In part one I wrote about how when athletes are racing they’re just looking to finish ahead of the rest of the field whereas for most of us we’re looking to get our fastest time possible and maybe even a PB. 1,295 more words


Muslim medal winners at the IAAF World Championships

With the obvious exception of one Usain Bolt — the living legend from Jamaica who landed in Beijing, China, for this year’s biggest track and field meet under a cloud of doubt and left undefeated with three gold medals — the story of the 2015 IAAF World Championships was the Kenyan national team. 1,232 more words


A Detailed Look at Mo Farah's Wild Dominance Under Alberto Salazar

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By James Rogers

Mo Farah made a monumental move in January 2011. No, not a strategic in-race move to break away from the pack, but rather a career-defining resettlement from Great Britain to the United States. 1,919 more words

Hooray Run


Mo Farah recently won his 5th World Championship gold medal. Commentators described him as the greatest British sportsman of all time. This is his story. 347 more words