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(...)

Mo Farah crosses the line to win gold in the Men’s 5,000 metres final during Day Seven of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships in  Moscow, Russia. Photograph:  Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Mo Farah completed a dream double-double tonight by winning his second gold medal of the World Championships in Moscow to add to his twin Olympic tri(...)

Mo Farah  wins the men’s 10,000 metres at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Mo Farah proved he is still the undisputed king of distance running by racing to 10,000 metres gold at the World Championships in Moscow tonight.The d(...)

Ireland’s Alison Miller during the Six Nations game against France. The lack of sponsorship in women’s sport will be discussed at a conference tomorrow.

Call it a gathering, a meeting of the marginalised, the ignored and the sidelined. Women’s sport. It’s where the numbers who participate don’t seem to(...)