Edwin Moses

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Edwin Moses: “There was no such thing as Wada [the World Anti-Doping Agency] and, in the US, I was chairman of the committee for the big six Olympic sports. I negotiated agreements to test athletes and that was the first testing outside competition.” Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus

The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m (...)

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Good morning America, Happy Fourth of July. While smug Europeans may smile on indulgently, apparently oblivious as to how demented their fans have bee(...)

Thomas Barr on his way to winning the Davy international Mens 400 Hurdles in a time of 48.95. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

No athletics event sounds more like the perfect recipe for disaster than the 400 metres hurdles. Try lining the track with 10 hurdles, each three-foot(...)

Thomas Barr celebrates his victory in last year’s 400m hurdles at the AAI Senior Track & Field Championships at  Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. “It’s now all about refining and perfecting the technique as much as possible.” Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“Nine years, nine months and nine days,” he tells me, off the top of his head – pretty impressive considering Thomas Barr wasn’t even born when Edwin (...)