(...) 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(...)

New Oldham Athletic manager Darren Clarke was previously a coach at the Sunderland Academy.

(...). This is the 35-year-old Irishman who 12 days ago came out of nowhere to become Oldham Athletic’s new(...)

Justin Gatlin has forgiven Tyson Gay after he was banned for doping and the US 4x100m relay team had their silver medals stripped. Photograph: Epa

Justin Gatlin says he has forgiven Tyson Gay despite the US men’s team being stripped of the Olympic 4x100m relay silver medal they won at London 2(...)

With his latest medical exams at UCD now over, English is ready to open his outdoor season. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When an athlete with the intelligence of Mark English calls for lifetime bans for doping offences it’s definitely time to take notice. For Engl(...)

 Katie Walsh  after winning the Irish Grand National Steeplechase on board the 20-1 shot Thunder And Roses, trained by Sandra Hughes, at Fairyhouse, Co. Meath. Photograph: Inpho

McGlynn (Athletics). The Offaly woman captained the Irish senior women’s team to an unlikely bronze medal(...)

Aidan O’Mahony had medical reasons for taking Salbutamol. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

(...).In recent years Gaelic Games have registered as up there behind athletics and cycling as the third most(...)