Mo Farah celebrates crossing the line ater setting a new world record in the he men’s indoor two mile race  at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Photo:ike Egerton/PA

It was the morning after the night before as Mo Farah, still beaming after breaking the world indoor two-mile record in Birmingham on Saturday, visite(...)

Ricky Simms, director of PACE Sports Management, Monaco, and agent to track and field stars, including Usain Bolt

When the fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt, decides he wants to buy a new car, take a holiday or even just have a night on the tiles, there’s one (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny meets the men behind Nutritics, Damian and Ciaran O’Kelly, at HealthXL Dublin’s Global Gathering Investor Day at Trinity Biomedical Building. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Damian O’Kelly’s business idea sprang from a sense of frustration. While studying nutrition at Leeds Metropolitan University, he was working with athl(...)

The Ireland 4x400m relay team of Richard Morrissey, Mark English, Brian Gregan and Thomas Barr celebrate after setting a new Irish record in Zurich yesterday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Judging by the way Mo Farah won another European 5,000m title he might well have earned a spot on Britain’s 400m relay team, or at least given someon(...)

Ireland’s Mark English finishes fourth in the Men’s 800m semi-finals behind winner Pierre-Ambroise Bosse of France and second placed Artur Kuciapski of Poland. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

He pumped his fist in the air after just 300 metres, which might seem like a dangerously premature celebration for an 800 metres race. Except this was(...)

Journalist Isobel Yeung (centre) after running the Pyongyang marathon last Sunday. The event was open to foreigners for the first time.

London was not the only city to host a marathon last Sunday and, it can be argued, neither was it the most interesting, despite the presence of Oly(...)

Wilson Kipsang of Kenya celebrates while crossing the finish line  in London. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA

Mo Farah’s first attempt at 26.2 miles ended in pain and disappointment as he finished the London marathon in eighth place and missed out on S(...)

 Usain Bolt celebrates his victory in the  200 metres  at the World Championships in Moscow. Photo: Dave Thompson/PA

Just when it seemed plausible to get one last Christmas out of giving friends a cassette tape mix of my favourite running tracks, along came Spotify a(...)

Lance Armstrong during rehearsals for the opening of the Livestrong Global Cancer Summit at the RDS Dublin.

It was back in 2000 that Lance Armstrong won the prestigious William Hill Book of the Year award for his autobiography It’s Not About The Bike, the to(...)

Thomas Bach, the new IOC president, is in Johannesburg warning countries that don’t meet Wada compliance of a potential ban from future Olympics.

Only 39 more shopping days to Christmas! If like me you’d sooner chew your own leg off than be trapped in that world then spare a thought for the larg(...)