Daniel Komen

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Jakob Ingebrigtsen celebrates as he wins the gold medal from Timothy Cheruiyot of Kenya and Josh Kerr of Britain during the final of the 1,500m at the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images

“And then there is Jakob. When he was around 11, he told me, ‘I want to be the best runner in the world’. He’d already worked it all out in his mind. (...)

Letesenbet Gidey: the Ethiopian broke the women’s 10,000-metre world record, just two days after Sifan Hassan broke it at the same track in Hengelo in the Netherlands.  Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF

Once upon a time in the summer of 1985 we believed the fastest track in the world started and finished directly across from our house, running from th(...)

Pádraig Harrington says he would usually be about 5-10 years ahead of the trend when it comes to new ideas. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

The sports scientist laughs at the joke against himself. As an aspiring athlete in his own right when studying in London, among those who pounded the (...)

Sonia O’Sullivan takes silver behind Gabriela Szabo in the 5,000m at the Sydney Olympic Games. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Before Dundrum became a Town Centre and they paved our paradise we lived just around the corner on Weston Park and every summer transformed the place (...)