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Aoife Cooke from Cork after winning the women’s category in the 2019  Dublin Marathon. She is targeting the elite-only Wrexham marathon in Wales on April 25th in her bid to qualify for Tokyo.    Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Irish athletes are facing a race against time and opportunity in their quest to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic marathon, the worry being not just where(...)

Pádraig Amond celebrates scoring the winner against Leicester City in 2019. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty

Reluctant as he seems to say it when so much is going wrong around him, times are good just now for Pádraig Amond, the Newport County striker from Car(...)

The Oxford university / AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has been  hit by manufacturing delays. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

A vaccine considered one of the world’s best hopes for combating coronavirus has become the second to be hit by manufacturing delays. The UK governme(...)

A screengrab from a video posted by @Wrexham_AFC of Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds, who along with Rob McElhenney have become the new owners of Wrexham after their takeover bid was approved by the National League club’s Supporters Trust. Photograph: PA

Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have won approval from supporters to buy Wrexham AFC, the oldest football club in Wales. Wrexham S(...)

England goalkeeper Bert Williams after Joe Gaetjens’ first half goal. File photograph: Getty Images

Frank ‘Pee Wee’ Wallace was the ubiquitous postman or mailman to use the American term, on the USA team that beat England 1-0 at the 1950 World Cup in(...)

Kober, an Asda-owned meat processing site in West Yorkshire,   has been confirmed as the location of a localised coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: Danny Lawon/PA Wire

More than 450 workers at four food factories across England and Wales have tested positive for coronavirus. Kirklees council confirmed on Thursday th(...)

Britain’s  Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn talks to the media as he leaves his home, following his party’s  dire results in the general election. Photograph: Tom Nicholson

Jeremy Corbyn announced he would not lead Labour into the next election after losing a swath of seats in the party’s northern heartlands to the Tories(...)

 Anna McMorrin is re-elected as MP for Cardiff North for the Labour Party. Photograph: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images

The impact of the Conservatives’ general election dominance was reflected in Wales, where the Tories seized several seats from Labour. The Tories mo(...)

Alex McMahon and Stefan Paudler with the ‘Brexitometer’, which seeks to divine local opinion.

Standing in the student bar in Wrexham Glyndwr University in the North Wales town, Wrexham for Europe activist Stefan Paudler mans the “Brexitometer”,(...)

A sign is displayed opposite the M4 near Tata Steel works, on the day of the EU referendum, in Port Talbot, Wales. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

For two weeks Wales has been celebrating its European presence. There was jubilation when our football team thrashed Russia to top group B at the Euro(...)

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