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Running Things is a new original series hosted by world record-breaking sprinter and two-time Olympic Champion Donovan Bailey, alongside broadcaster and journalist Jason Portuondo. Every week, Bailey and Portuondo have inquisitive, open-minded discussions about global topics relevant to the modern human experience, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, the psychological and sociological effects of social media, the politics of sport, critical moments in pop culture, and news, and more — all with a dose of levity and optimism. 
 
Each episode is intended to offer an enriching dialogue that leaves listeners with a deeper comprehension of the subject matter, and a feeling of empowerment that translates into their daily lives. Throughout the series, Bailey and Portuondo will from time to time be joined by notable guests.

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Donovan Bailey Running Things: The Podcast Donovan Bailey & Jason Portuondo

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Running Things is a new original series hosted by world record-breaking sprinter and two-time Olympic Champion Donovan Bailey, alongside broadcaster and journalist Jason Portuondo. Every week, Bailey and Portuondo have inquisitive, open-minded discussions about global topics relevant to the modern human experience, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, the psychological and sociological effects of social media, the politics of sport, critical moments in pop culture, and news, and more — all with a dose of levity and optimism. 
 
Each episode is intended to offer an enriching dialogue that leaves listeners with a deeper comprehension of the subject matter, and a feeling of empowerment that translates into their daily lives. Throughout the series, Bailey and Portuondo will from time to time be joined by notable guests.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Donovan Bailey Talks Julien Alfred, Letsile Tebogo and the Final Tuneups Before Paris 2024

    Donovan Bailey Talks Julien Alfred, Letsile Tebogo and the Final Tuneups Before Paris 2024

    On this week's episode of Donovan Bailey Running Things, Donovan and Jason Portuondo discuss Julien Alfred securing her first Diamond League victory in 10.85, Letsile Tebogo cruising in the men's 200m in Monaco, Benjamin Richardson's 9.86, and the final tuneups before the Paris 2024 Olympics. In the Anchor Leg, Donovan breaks down how Canada won the 4x100m relay in Atlanta back in 1996.
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    • 39 min
    Donovan Bailey Talks Shericka Jackson, Kishane Thompson, Andre De Grasse and more

    Donovan Bailey Talks Shericka Jackson, Kishane Thompson, Andre De Grasse and more

    On this episode of Donovan Bailey Running Things, Donovan and Jason Portuondo discuss Kishane Thompson backs up his Jamaican Trails vwin with another victory in Hungary (9.91), Ferdinand Omanyala, the latest on Shericka Jackson's injury, will the Americans sweep the men's 100m and 200m in Paris, Yaroslava Mahuchikh, whether Usain Bolt's 100m record is in jeopardy, and Andre De Grasse's 200m victory. The Paris 2024 Olympics are almost here, and Donovan Bailey is here to bring you up to speed.
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    • 35 min
    Donovan Bailey Talks Kishane Thompson, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone, Quincy Wilson, DeGrasse, and Leduc

    Donovan Bailey Talks Kishane Thompson, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone, Quincy Wilson, DeGrasse, and Leduc

    On this episode of Donovan Bailey Running Things, Donovan and Jason Portuondo discuss Kishane Thompson's world-leading 9.77 in Jamaica (Donovan called itt!), Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone's world record in 400m hurdles, Quincy Wilson becoming the youngest male US track Olympian, Canada's Andre DeGrasse and Audrey Leduc solidify their spot on the Olympic team. In the Anchor Leg, Donovan and Jason talk Euros, Copa and Bronny James.
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    • 38 min
    Donovan Bailey Talks Sha'Carri Richardson, Noah Lyles, Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shericka Jackson and more

    Donovan Bailey Talks Sha'Carri Richardson, Noah Lyles, Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shericka Jackson and more

    On this episode of Running Things with Donovan Bailey, Donovan and Jason Portuondo talk about the US Olympic Trials with Sha'Carri Richardson, Noah Lyles, and Quincy Wilson, the Jamaica Olympic Trials with Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson, and the Canadian Olympic Trials with Andre Degrasse, Aaron Brown, Audrey Leduc Eliezer Adjibi, and a strong field team.
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    • 39 min
    Donovan Bailey Talks Ferdinand Omanyala's 9.79, Marcell Jacobs, and US and Jamaican Trials

    Donovan Bailey Talks Ferdinand Omanyala's 9.79, Marcell Jacobs, and US and Jamaican Trials

    On this episode of Donovan Bailey Running Things, Donovan and Jason Portuondo talk about Ferdinand Omanyala's 9.79, Marcell Jacobs running under 10 seconds as predicted by Donovan, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's 11.15, Erriyon Knighton, and the US and Jamaican Trials. The life of Willie Mays is celebrated with a touching tribute off the top.
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    • 34 min
    Donovan Bailey Talks Marcell Jacobs, Fred Kerley, Elaine Thompson-Herah, and more

    Donovan Bailey Talks Marcell Jacobs, Fred Kerley, Elaine Thompson-Herah, and more

    On this episode of Running Things with Donovan Bailey, Donovan and Jason Portuondo talk about Marcell Jacobs and his 100m win in the European Championship, whether he can repeat in Paris, Fred Kerley's controversial DNS, Elaine Thompson-Herah's disappointing result in New York City, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone, Louie Hinchliffe and they remember Jerry West. In the Anchor Leg, they talk NBA, Tiger Woods, Jamaica and Usain Bolt, who says his records are safe for now.
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    • 38 min

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Underdogak ,

Great combination!

Donovan and Jason work extremely well together. Very good conversation, laughter and insight. Much love to both of you!

-Akeem

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