Category Archives for Track and Field

Diamond League Rome 2018: Sprints Event Roundup

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Baker Get’s the Better of Coleman Again! Here you can find all the latest action from the Diamond League Rome 2018 fixture. You can watch all of the sprinting action below.  Source: IAAF Men’s Results Men’s 100m 1 Ronnie Baker                                  […]

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Diamond League Eugene 2018: Sprint Events Roundup

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Catch all the latest action from the Diamond League Eugene 2018 fixture. You can watch all of the sprinting action below.  Source: IAAF Men’s Results Men’s 100m 1 Ronnie BAKER                                USA                    9.782 […]

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Shaunae Miller-Uibo Breaks World Record: Sprint Events Roundup

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Roundup of all the sprint action from the Jamaica International Invitational, Seiko Golden Grand Prix Osaka and the Adidas Boost Boston Games There’s been a ton of sprinting action over the past week with some of sprintings elite hitting the track across the globe.  You’d be forgiven for saying that you weren’t able to keep up […]

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Diamond League Shanghai Sprint Events Roundup

Shanghai Diamond League 2018

On Saturday 12/05/18 the Diamond League was hosted in  a very wet Shanghai. However, the weather didn’t damper the event and the athletes put in some great performances. There were even a few shocks on the night.  Here’s my roundup of the sprint events including race results and a video from each race. Men’s Results […]

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Diamond League Doha Sprint Events Roundup

Diamond League Doha

On Friday 04/05/18 the Diamond League returned to kick off the 2018 season in Doha. Some big names turned up including Canada’s Andre de Grasse, who has recently returned from injury, and Jamaica’s double Olympic champion, Elaine Thompson.  If you missed the action live, here’s a recap of what happened in the sprint events. Results: […]

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Decrease Your Time In The 200m

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2 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin2 Share0 The 200m is an event that combines the skills of power and speed endurance. It demands precision, development of neuromuscular patterns, a tactical plan, and strong sprinting form throughout.   When I was younger I used to view the 200m as a more tiresome version of the […]

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How to Run the Perfect 100m

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115 shares Share15 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin100 Share0 The 100m is a race of power and explosiveness. It is often listed as the most anticipated event of the Olympic Games and is a highlight at any athletics competition for many. Millions of people around the world watch the Olympic 100m final with bated breath, as […]

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Chronic Hamstring Injuries When Sprinting: How to Stay Fit

Medical personnel stretching out a sprinters hamstrings.

By Steven Pisano from Brooklyn, NY, USA (Bishop Loughlin Games – Armory – Track & Field) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons 1 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin1 Share0 Let’s face it, chronic hamstring injuries when sprinting  are a potential problem that continue to frustrate coaches and athletes.  You can seem to do […]

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Best Core Exercises for Sprinters

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2 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin2 Share0 Elite level sprinters are built like machines with powerful legs, strong arms and a solid core. It’s evident in sprinting events such as the 100m and 200m that genetics has an important role to play when determining how quickly an athlete can run.  However, the effects of […]

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Beer And Sex Won’t Cut It This Time

Should there be lifetime bans for cheating athletes? Erik van Leeuwen [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons So a few months have passed since the IAAF World Championships 100m final where pantomime villain Justin Gatlin stole the world crown from Usain Bolt. Gatlin was booed in London after winning gold for his previous bans from the […]

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