Orla Fox: Railway Union player was on target as Ireland returned to the indoor hockey arena against South Africa  in Durban. South Africa won 2-1.  Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

As part of their preparations for January’s European Indoor Championships in Bratislava, where they will take on Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, (...)

 Ireland’s Ciara Mageean celebrates after finishing in third place in the Women’s 1500m final at the European Indoor Athletics Championships. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

When you make yourself a candidate for our January, February and March sportswoman of the month awards, that’s a reasonably solid indication that your(...)

Ireland’s Sophie Becker with Phil Healy in Glasgow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Both heat and lane draws can often double their weight and value when it comes to indoor championship running, at least in events up to and including (...)

Britain’s Jenny Meadows has run four of the five quickest 800m times in the world this season

Anyone who has woken up to an early spring sunrise over the ancient city of Prague must feel this great sense of wonder. Not only did the fragile skyl(...)

Mark English wins his heat of the Men’s 800m, qualifying for tomorrow’s semi-finals. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With a clear signal of both his medal ambitions and tactical cuteness Mark English comfortably qualified for the semi-final of the men’s 800 metres - (...)

Announcement of the Irish Team for the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Prague - Ciara Everard, Declan Murray, Mark English and Dara Kevrick. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Twelve Irish athletes, led by 800 metres medal contender Mark English, will contest the European Indoor Championships, which get underway in Prague on(...)