Derek Burnett

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Derek Burnett: “If I can carry my domestic form across, like when I shot 98/100 in Dungarvan recently, then I will definitely be in the mix.”½

For buffs that read Olympic stuff – and there’s lots of it – Derek Burnett’s name keeps coming up. If anything else popped up as fast and frequently a(...)

Ciara Mageean became the first Irish woman  to go under two minutes for 800 metres last Friday night. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The weary trudge through the sports desert is getting a little easier as the weeks pass and the occasional familiar watering hole appears. It was good(...)

Britain’s Lani Belcher, left, and Hungary’s Renata Csay, centre, pull ahead of Jenny Egan, right, as they approach the line in the the Kayak Single 5000m Women final at the 2015 European Games in Baku. Photo: Kirill Kudryavtse/Getty Images

Jenny Egan came within four hundreths of a second of taking a medal for Ireland at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan today. The 28-year-old, who(...)

Scott Evans recently made the top 25 in the world rankings in Badminton with only four other European players ahead of him. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

The first wave of Irish athletes selected for the inaugural European Games comes to 36 with more names promised in the coming weeks. Katie Taylor hea(...)

European indoord silver medalist Mark English missed out on full podium funding. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s Paralympics athletes, swimmers and cyclists are once again the big winners in the latest allocation of the Irish Sports Council’s Internatio(...)