Ciara Neville

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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(...)

 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(...)

Ciara Mageean competes in the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish athletes will get at least once chance to compete at home in order to seek a qualification standard for next month’s European Indoor Championshi(...)

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(...)

  Washington Mystics players  each wear white T-shirts with seven bullets on the back protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Photograph: Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

We’ve said it before, and we’ll repeat it – sports and politics mix. The problem is that sport and whatever politics you’re opposed to does not mix. T(...)

 Natalya Coyle  competes in the European  Pentathlon Championships last week in Bath, England. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

The years building up to an Olympics are always fascinating ones. Calculations are being done across the board to discover how many medals one country(...)

 Henrik  Jakob and Filip Ingebrigsten are expected to run for Norway on their home track at Sandnes  in the European Athletics Team Championships. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

It may be a little unfair to bill it as Team Ireland versus Team Ingebrigtsen, only one at least partly stands in the way of the other in the quest to(...)

Sportswomen of Month winners Rhasidat Adeleke (Athletics) and Kate O’Connor (Athletics). Photographs: Sportsfile/Getty Images

When the judges began their chatting about the destination of our Sportswoman of the Month for July award, there was a sizeable sense of déjà vu about(...)

Stephen Scullion of Clonliffe Harriers (right) and Michael Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock AC in action during the men’s 10,000m during day one of the Irish Life Health National Senior Track & Field Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

It wasn’t unbearably humid, or midnight for that matter, but winning the National 10,000 metres title has further convinced Stephen Scullion to run th(...)

A view of the International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan. Photograph:David Rogers/Getty

So it begins, stepping into the International Stadium in Yokohama, the 72,327-all seater stadium the largest of its kind in Japan, with hopes and drea(...)

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