Ciara Mageean

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Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba  celebrates winning n the Women’s 1500 metres final ahead of Scotland’s Laura Muir during the IAAF Athletics World Indoor Championships at Birmingham. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

It’s hard to get greatly excited about a World Indoor Championships where all the Irish interest is over almost as quickly as it begins. Which is a pi(...)

Ciara Mageean on her way to a 7th place finish in her 1,500m heat in Birmingham. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ciara Mageean kept saying Birmingham was just a sort of drive-by on route to the bigger championships later this season, although it probably didn’t h(...)

 Ben Reynolds has been invited to this  weekend’s World Indoor Championships in Birmingham. Photograph: Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

Ben Reynolds has been added to the Irish team for this weekend’s World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, the North Down Athletic Club athlete qualif(...)

Phil Healy will be one of the four-strong Ireland team at the World Indoor Championships. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Four athletes, all women, will make up the Irish team for the World Indoor Championships, which take place at the Birmingham Arena the weekend after n(...)

Ciara Mageean: only making a select number of appearances on the indoor circuit, as she prepares for the Commonwealth Games in August. Photograph: Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

Ciara Mageean made a brief stop-off on the indoor circuit to finish third in the women’s mile at a jam-packed, star-laden 2018 Millrose Games in New Y(...)

Ireland athletics manager Patsy McGonagle has stepped down from his position. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Patsy McGonagle has confirmed he is stepping down as manager of the Irish Athletics team, completing a 25-year stint which first began at the World Ju(...)

Ireland’s Brian Gregan celebrates after finishing third in the heats of the 400m at World Athletics Championships in London. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

For a self-confessed night owl everything about the way Brian Gregan ran his 400m heat inside the Olympic Stadium this morning was perfectly timed – h(...)

Usain Bolt  during a training session ahead of the World Athletics Championships in London 2017. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty

So what’s the exact lowdown? The 16th World Athletics Championships, over 10 days, starting this Friday evening until Sunday week, back inside the Lo(...)

Katie Walsh and Seabass in the Aintree Grand National in 2012. Photograph: Paul Ellis/Getty Images

It started out as just a bit of fun, a rule-free spot of reminiscing, a list of 50 memorable moments produced by Irish sportswomen. But then(...)

Ciara Mageean: will have learnt a lot from competing at the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The difficulty with true championship running is that nothing can replicate it except for true championship running. And no one is more aware of that (...)

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