Caster Semenya  wins the women’s 1,500m  during the Diamond League meeting at  Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images

Caster Semenya put aside the controversy over a planned rule change in athletics regarding hyperandrogenism to win the women’s 1,500 metres in a South(...)

Usain Bolt  during a training session ahead of the World Athletics Championships in London 2017. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty

So what’s the exact lowdown? The 16th World Athletics Championships, over 10 days, starting this Friday evening until Sunday week, back inside the Lo(...)

Netherlands’ Dafne Schippers crosses  the finish line to win the 200m women’s final at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Move over, Usain Bolt. Here comes Dafne Schippers. Because anyone who thought things might slow down a little inside the Bird’s Nest in the absence of(...)

Mo Farah: hasn’t lost a 10,000m race since the 2011 World Championships. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

(all times Irish) 1 Men’s 10,000 metres. Final, Saturday, 1:50pm: The longest race on the track, and trust me, right now impossibly close to ca(...)

Last year’s Irish Junior Cup finalists Lisnagarvey lost 2-1 to Belfast Harlequins. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

It’s as you were at the top of the Leinster first division after UCD, Railway Union and Loreto all maintained their unbeaten records on Saturday, Rail(...)