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By Brett Davies The Reigning Olympic 1500m Champion, American Matt Centrowitz, has thrown down the gauntlet to his Olympic opponents with a surprising return to form in the US on Saturday(24/7). In a specially-arranged 1 mile race in Portland, the 31 year-old Centrowitz  ran a PB of 3.49.26, moving to...
After suffering from a combination of shin splints and issues with a chronically tight soleus muscle over the past two years, I’ve tried many treatment options, including massage and dry needling. However, these treatments weren’t overly effective at reducing the time I spent out when injured. 
A column by Len Johnson - 23/07/21 The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games haven’t even started and Australia is dominating. Some hours before the Opening Ceremony, as this is written, Australia is already up and about. In women’s football, goals to Tameka Yallop and the talismanic Sam Kerr took the Matildas to...
An article by Brett Davies The Olympics at Los Angeles in 1984 saw Britain 's 'big three' - Sebastian Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram - compete at the Games in the 800m & 1500m. World record-holder Coe & defending champion Ovett would run the 800m and Cram - the reigning...
The fastest shoe that ON have ever created has dropped, as ON take a huge step closer to challenging the likes of Nike, in the race for the world’s fastest shoe.
How good is American 800m runner Athing Mu!  Still a teenager, at just nineteen-years-of-age, the Olympic 800m Gold medal is Mu's for the taking if she brings her A-Game to Tokyo. 
An article by Brett Davies British athletes Steve Ovett, Sebastian Coe and Steve Cram were among the most dominant middle-distance stars of the 1980s and the 1980 Moscow Olympics was the first time the 'big three' appeared together on the Olympic stage. The distance running highlight of Moscow was the clash of...
By Len Johnson They’re not necessarily the sort of figures you’d like associated with your name, but Stewart McSweyn now boasts a pair of impressive performances at 3000 metres. Seven minutes 30 seconds for 3000 metres represents 60 seconds per lap. Not many men have ever broken 7:30 for the distance. Even...
Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/runners-tribe-podcast/id1563338165 PodBean: https://runnerstribe.podbean.com/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ghTB6vJMUiLPtsszNpeA5 Pocket Casts: https://pca.st/60au7ktm   Jenny Blundell has been one of Australia’s biggest middle-distance talents for many years now.  A crazy talented junior, she is one of the rare few who has been able to convert her junior talent into success as an adult.  She made the semi-finals for the 1500m at...
Mohamed Katir and Stewart McSweyn have had another awesome battle at the 2021 Muller British Grand Prix.  Just days ago Katir just beat McSweyn over 1500m in Monaco, now he has won again in England. The fast finishing Spaniard is in the process of re-writing the Spanish record books. In Monaco his 3:28.76 broke Fermin Cacho's 1500m record. Cacho won the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, with similar finishing kicks, it wouldn't shock to see history repeat. Katir's winning time in Gatehead of 7:27.64 is a meet record and takes him to number 15 on the all-time rankings list.