Felix English

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Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

Mark Downey: he has taken gold at three track cycling World Cup races. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

One week after saying she hoped that a final decision would be reached in terms of the running of the 2019 Rás Tailteann, race director Eimear Dignam (...)

 Felix English and Mark Downey of Ireland competing in a  madison chase  at the Lee Valley VeloPark velodrome  in London. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish track riders are back in action this weekend, competing in a UCI World Cup event in Berlin, Germany. A dozen-strong team has been selected, and (...)

 Conor Dunne celebrates winning the Cycling Ireland Road Racing National Championships in Sligo last July. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Having been left without a slot for 2019 when the Aqua Blue Sport team collapsed at the end of August, national road race champion Conor Dunne has bee(...)

Lydia Gurley clocked up a fifth place finish in the women’s points race in Glasgow. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Lydia Gurley clocked up a fine fifth place finish in the women’s points race at the European track championships on Saturday, registering the best Iri(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett suffered a mechanical problem, ending his chances in the opening leg of the Santos Tour Down Under. Photograph: Philippe/AFP/Getty Images

Having taken 14th in the sprint in his first race of the season last Sunday, the People’s Choice Classic, Sam Bennett has been further back in the fir(...)

Mark Downey  celebrating a victory in  Cali, Colombia last year. “I’m confident that I’ve chosen the right move team-wise, and am very motivated to get back racing. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty

Highly impressive a year ago in track racing, Mark Downey has opted for a more steady build-up in the current season in order to peak for the World Ch(...)

 Marc Potts: he will compete in the scratch qualifiers on Friday, and, all going well, will ride the scratch final on Saturday.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Following on from a successful campaign at the European track championships a fortnight ago, the Irish team will compete in the first round of the 201(...)

Strong performances from Dan Martin saw the Irish cyclist place in the top 10 of UCI’s rankings for road riders. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Dan Martin’s consistency and strong performances in 2017 have seen him once again take a strong result in the UCI’s rankings for road riders on the to(...)

Mark Downey  celebrates after winning the gold medal in the  World Cup men’s points race final at  Alcides Nieto Patino velodrome in Cali, Colombia. Photograph: Luis Royao/AFP/Getty

Following the superb performances of the Irish track team at World Cups in Colombia and Los Angeles, the focus is turning towards next month’s track w(...)

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