Ireland’s Ciara Mageean already has an Olympic qualifying time in the bag. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...) conquerors in the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart, meanwhile, has prompted Athletics Ireland to seek(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan competes in the 5000m at the World Championships in Stuttgart in 1993. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

O’Sullivan at last summer’s World Championships in Beijing: she’d been nominated by Athletics(...)

Ireland’s Sonia O’Sullivan on her way to finishing second at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

So nothing about the unravelling truths of world athletics surprises Sonia O’Sullivan anymore, only(...)

   Sonia O’Sullivan may be in line for  much-belated World Championship gold medals  after cold truths appear to have emerged about the notoriously dominant Chinese women’s distance runners of the early 1990s. File photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Morning Post. The IAAF, the governing body of world athletics, has announced its intention to pursue the(...)

Wang Junxia and  Ma Junren. Photograph:  Anton Want/Allsport

(...) positions by those Chinese runners over both 3,000m and 1,500m at the 1993 World Athletics Championships in(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny. The Government’s “momentum” has been halted with a drop in the latest ‘Irish Times’ poll. But does it even exist? Bu  Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

(...) athletics.” He lost to Ronald Reagan. Does momentum really exist? Nate Silver, the most respected(...)

“I have often shared the stage with sports psychologists and it always amazes me how the real life athlete stories can align so perfectly with the science of sport,” says Sonia O’Sullivan. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

(...) received an email over the weekend that caught me by surprise. It came from the Little Athletics club that(...)

Olympic organisers insist August’s eventwill not be affected by the outbreak of the Zika. Photograph: Getty Images

Olympic organisers have insisted that the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro this August will not be affected by the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil, b(...)

 Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former president of world athletics’ governing body the IAAF. Photograph: AFP Photo

Former Russian Athletics boss Valentin Balakhnichev, former Russian coach Alexei Melnikov and(...)

England   head coach Eddie Jones is in little doubt that England have been punching well below their weight for over a decade.

(...) the moment he switched from being a tidy centre-half in soccer and deciding that his athletics career(...)