Over 40,000 will participate in the Dublin Women’s mini-marathon on Monday. Photograph: Inpho.

The climb out of Dundrum is subtle at first, from the sweeping hairpin at Lamb Doyles, then unexpectedly twisting, up through Barnacullia – “top of th(...)

Mark English was pipped into second place in the Golden Spike in Ostrava. Photograph: Inpho

Mark English was narrowly denied a victory at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava in what was billed as a world record attempt over 600 metres - altho(...)

“He was a great broadcaster, an outstanding one and a wonderful person too.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...) pure thrill of it, because he had that genuine interest, and love, in athletics, and I think it was the(...)

Wolfsburg SOCCER Sky Sports 5 from 8pm Copa del Rey final (8.30) Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona ATHLETICS(...)

UniTuition is a new online grinds service designed to help third-level students.  It was set up in 2014 by Sean Judge (right) and Orla McCallion

(...) launched the business in April last year.”Judge and McCallion first met at athletics club Clonliffe(...)

(...) for inter-varsity camogie. She continued her love of athletics as she grew older, running regularly in(...)

No Grand Tour has ever been won without some tale of hardship –  Dutch rider Rick Flens of Team LottoNL-Jumbo after crashing during the 13th stage of the 98th Giro d’Italia yesterday. Photograph:  Claudio Peri/EPA

There are six steel screws and a five-inch titanium bar where my left collarbone used to be. There’s a tiny piece of bone floating beneath my left kne(...)

While there is a very high rate of drop-out from sport and exercise among students in exam years, participation in sport is unlikely to affect exam performance negatively and may well have a positive impact. Photograph: Thinkstock 2:19

(...) athletics, sailing, tennis or surfing would suit them better; they are not depending on somebody to pass(...)

Justin Gatlin of the USA celebrates after winning the men’s 100 meters during the IAAF Diamomd League Meeting in Doha. Photo: EPA

Controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin ran into a new row on Tuesday when he flew home on the eve of the Beijing World Challenge meeting, claiming orga(...)

Mark English is getting ready for his summer schedule of races  with the aim being to peak at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing at the end of August. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

World Athletics Championships in Beijing at the end of August. He has real ambitions of making the 800m(...)