Brendan Boyce

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Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

Phil Healy winning the women’s 200m final at the national track & field championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The problem with being Ireland’s fastest woman is that every time you race against Irish opposition you are expected to win. It’s not easy, and Phil H(...)

Ireland’s Brendan Boyce celebrates finishing sixth in the 2019 World Cup in Doha. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Not many athletes can describe a lockdown in a time of a global pandemic as perfectly mimicking their normal training routine: seeing only the people (...)

 Lasha Guruli (blue) of Georgia punches Gabil Mamedov (red) of Russia during the men’s lightweight (63kg) preliminary round bout on day two of the European Boxing Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena in London. Photograph: James Chance/Getty Images

Whatever about the sense and especially the risk of the European Olympic boxing qualifiers happening in London over the coming nine days there is incr(...)

Phil Healy on her way to winning the 200m event during day one of the  Indoor Athletics Championships in Abbotstown. Photograph: Sportsfile

Bandon’s Phil Healy set the track alight with a championship record of 23.16 seconds in the women’s 200m on day one of the National Indoor Championshi(...)

Athlete of the Year Ciara Mageean with Hall of Fame winner Sonia O’Sullivan at the Irish Life Health National Athletics Awards. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

They graced the stage in relatively quick succession, first Sonia O’Sullivan, then Ciara Mageean, and the sequence and significance certainly wasn’t l(...)

Timothy Cheruiyot of Kenya  in the  1,500m  final during day ten of the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Don’t look now. After 10 long days and even longer nights the curtain came down on the World Championships in Doha with credibility and impossibility (...)

Brendan Boyce celebrates his sixth-place finish in the Men’s 50K Race Walk at the World Athletics Championship in   Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Preparing without fail for sweltering heat and humidity is one thing; enduring it without fail for over four hours is something else, and Brendan Boyc(...)

Ireland’s Brendan Boyce moonwalks across the finish line as he came home sixth in the 50km walk at the  IAAF World Athletics Championship at  Corniche in Doha. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Brendan Boyce survived the most gruelling of events at the World Championships in Doha and turned in the performance of his career to finish sixth in (...)

Giovanna Epis of Italy receives medical attention. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Long before any competitors dropped out here in Doha, their bodies tormented and broken by the heat as Friday night turned into Saturday morning, the (...)

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