Mark English running in the Cork City Sports in early July. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...) and most vivacious people I had ever met,” said English. “Were it not for my athletics I may well have(...)

Team Ireland’s Nuala Browne celebrates after winning a silver medal for finishing second in the 500m Race Singles Tourist, with Nicola Higgins who finished 5th and Rita Quirke,  who won bronze in kayaking. Photoraph: Ray McManus / Sportsfile

(...)’ll celebrate when I get back home.” Athletics team member Timothy Morahan (21) from Rathmines in Dublin picked(...)

Mo Farah is preparing to defend his 5,000m and 10,000m titles in Rio.   Photograph: Barry Coombs/PA Wire.

UK Athletics has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in the initial findings of its(...)

 UK Athletics  has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in the initial findings of its investigation into allegations of doping against his coach Alberto Salazar. Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

UK Athletics (UKA) has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in the initial findings of its(...)

Team Ireland’s Laura Reynolds, a member of Blue Dolphins Special Olympics Club, from Kilbride, Co Wicklow, is tackled by Ana Guadalup Bollo, SO Ecuador, during the SO Ecuador v SO Ireland qualifier basketball game at the Galen Center. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

(...) to 22 the number of medal’s secured by the Irish team at this year’s summer games. Athletics athlete(...)

Peter O’Sullevan, the voice of racing, has died aged 97. Photograph: PA
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • July 30, 2015, 08:31

(...) than athletics, cycling and rugby. Voice of racing dies The racing world and beyond have been paying(...)

Golf has emerged in the most recent World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) figures as having a significantly higher percentage of Adverse Analytical Findings (AAF) than athletics, cycling, rugby or soccer. Photograph: Getty

(...) significantly higher percentage of Adverse Analytical Findings (AAF) than athletics, cycling, rugby or soccer(...)

Team Ireland’s Kirsty Devlin wo won two gold and two silver medals, in gymnastics, celebrates during the presentation ceremony at the John Wooden Center, UCLA. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile 1:54

Team Ireland won 11 medals, including four golds, at day three of the Special Olympics in Los Angeles, bringing the country’s medal haul to 15 so far.(...)

Yvonne Brady:  “Every person should have IT training from school, whether it’s coding or digital marketing. Things are moving so fast and this country is so small that it is vital we provide the education at school that will stand to the country in the long term”

(...) race in the country, big or small, and is one of the stalwarts of Irish athletics. Shaking hands(...)

 Sean Coleman, Sarah Jane Johnston and Gary McEnroe all won medals for Ireland on the opening day of the Special Olympics. Photograph: Sfile 2:05

Team Ireland, with seven personal bests recorded in preliminary athletics and aquatics heats. Among the(...)