MONDAY (July 28th) ATHLETICS BBC 1/2, 9am-11.55pm Glasgow Commonwealth Games CRICKET Sky(...)

After two years battling against adversity Ciara Mageean  showed up in Santry last Sunday, glided around for three laps, then kicked down the backstretch to win the Irish 1,500m title in 4:15.35 – “full of running”, as her coach Jerry Kiernan would say. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...) successful distance running coach in athletics history. Under his wing In 2006, a year after taking Rudisha(...)

Gerry McIlroy’s successful  lucrative bet on his son’s British Open success inspired Vinny Fitzpatrick to wager on his son’s future sporting successes. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/RPA

(...) “Tough of the Track”, Alf Tupper, the working-class athletics hero in The Victor comic.Wiry Alf appeared(...)

Ciarán Ó Lionáird (centre) will be joined by  Paul Robinson and John Travers in the 1,500 metres at the European Championships next month. Photograph: Inpho

European Athletics Championships, which take place in Zurich in just over three weeks’ time.Reigning World(...)

Hungarian Grand Prix ATHLETICS BBC 1/2, 9am-11.55pm Glasgow Commonwealth Games CYCLING TG4, 1.10pm-4(...)

(...)’ “Athletics Ireland and UCD have been greatly supportive along the way and I cannot give enough praise to(...)

Ciarán Ó Lionáird from Leevale on his way to winning his 1,500m heat at the Morton Stadium.

(...)). Whoever wins will be automatically selected, with Athletics Ireland then having “sole discretion” to(...)

Will Leer of the USA celebrates last week after winning the Morton Mile in a time of 3:51.82 and breaking the stadium record that stood for 37 years. Photograph: Cathal Noonan

(...) was this country’s first and last great athletics promoter, who died in 1969, the Morton Stadium in(...)

Ireland’s Paul Robinson has already ran inside the qualifying time of 3:39.30 for the 1,500m in European Championships but is not yet assured of qualificiation. Photograph: Inpho.

Just when it seemed Athletics Ireland had it nice and straightforward ahead of next month(...)

Irish players warm-up in the Keep Rugby Clean IRB anti-doping tee shirts before last month’s game in the  Junior World Championship match against  Fiji  at QBE Stadium, Albany,  New Zealand. Photograph:  Jason Oxenham/Getty Images

(...) showing a higher percentage of positive test results than either cycling or athletics.The International(...)