Maria McCambridge on her way to winning the Dublin Marathon last year. “I do feel very competitive again. The confidence is back.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho 3:38

(...)-time Dublin Marathon winner, and after an almost accidental encounter with Chris Jones, Athletics Ireland(...)

Oscar Pistorius may not be able to defend the gold medal he won for South Africa in the Men’s 400m T44 at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

The International Paralympic Committee has ruled that Oscar Pistorius will not be allowed to return to competition until 2019 after he was sentence(...)

Detail from Night Time in LA by Patrick Morrison. Photograph: Ciaran Connelly

(...) trajectory. He was born in Cork, in 1945, and from an early age he seemed destined for a career in athletics(...)

Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia and Jim Hogan of Ireland compete in the Men’s Marathon during the Tokyo Olympics on October 21, 1964. Photograph: The Asahi Sshimbun via Getty Images

(...) celebrated her 36th birthday two days into the trip, and even if this made her feel somewhat old by athletics(...)

Oscar Pistorius leaves North Gauteng high court in Pretoria yesterday. Photograph: Charlie Shoemaker/Getty Images

(...) outside museums in Pretoria. This would allow him to train and compete in athletics meetings again. But(...)

South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrived at the Pretoria High Court today for a sentencing hearing that will determine whether he serves jail time for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, or walks out a free man. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images 4:00

(...) that time.Such correctional supervision would allow Pistorius to train and attend athletics meetings(...)

Powerlifters  Lisa Duffy, Arlette Bomahou, Maedhbh Hanley and Laura McSweeney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 2:59

(...) good use in other disciplines. She’s just back from the European Junior Club Track and Field athletics(...)

Dublin University take on Old Wesley during an Ulster Bank League match at College Park in 2012. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

(...), cricket, athletics and hockey facilities.Now with a young team, the better surface with potential for a(...)

 Dennis Kimetto of Kenya poses on the podium after winning the 41st BMW Berlin Marathon and setting a new world record. Photo by Boris Streubel/Bongarts/Getty Images

Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, winning in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds to knock 26(...)

Nothing was more symbolic of the utter release which comes with the end of a sporting season. We gently cornered Kieran Donaghy, one of the last men t(...)