Ireland’s Sean Tobin running in the men’s 3000m final at the European Indoor Championships. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There is a no more moderate or precise assessment of championship performance than when the end sum of the medal hopes and expectations adds up to zer(...)

Ireland’s Cian McPhillips after finishing second in the Men’s 800 metres heats at the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Torun, Poland on Friday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Chose Your Parents Wisely. Channel Your Inner Self. You Can’t Put In What God Left Out. I’ll Do the Asking, Thank You. Any of which could be the perf(...)

Gold medalist Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway celebrates following his victory in the Men’s 1,500 metres final at the European Athletics Indoor Championships at Arena Torun  in Torun, Poland. He was disqualified and then reinstated as the winner. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for European Athletics

Just when it seemed like there was simply no disputing the absolute dominance of Jakob Ingebrigtsen in winning the 1,500 metres at the European Indoor(...)

Ciara Mageean will not compete at this weekend’s European Indoor Championships  in Poland. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ciara Mageean has opted out of the Irish team for this weekend’s European Indoor Championships in Torun in Poland, citing a few setbacks in training i(...)

 Mark English edges Cian McPhillips at the Elite Micro Meet in Abbotstown on Saturday. Photograph: Sportsfile

According to their detailed qualifying criteria, Athletics Ireland selected a 24-strong team for next month’s European Indoor Championships based chie(...)

Mark English on his way to winning the men’s 800m, ahead of Cian McPhillips at the Athletics Ireland Elite Micro Meet. Photograph: Sportsfile

The plan was for some race experience ahead of next month’s European Indoor Championships in Poland only Mark English came away with a lot more, brea(...)

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(...)

Britain’s Chris O’Hare won a second Wanamaker Mile in New York on Saturday night. Photograph:   Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

The long Irish tradition at the 113th Millrose Games in New York took another fresh and exciting twist on Saturday night when rising distance running (...)

Sinead Diver set another record in Japan. Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/Getty

There is simply no slowing or stopping the record-breaking times of Sinead Diver, the Irish-born runner clocking the fastest ever half-marathon for a (...)

Ireland’s Sophie O’Sullivan on her way to finishing first in her heat of the European Under-18 Athletics Championships at Gyor in Hungary. Photograph: Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

Patience Jumbo-Gula highlighted an excellent evening session for Irish athletes at the European Under-18 Athletics Championships with a championship r(...)

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