Freddy Sittuk

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Freddy Sittuk was initially awarded the Irish national title for the 2017 Dublin Marathon, before an eligibility issue saw Gary O’Hanlon (left) awarded the title. Also photographed is Sergiu Ciobanu, who placed third initially. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

After last year’s dispute and some confusion, Athletics Ireland have confirmed the eligibility of club athletes contesting the national title which co(...)

Gary O’Hanlon of Clonliffe Harriers A.C reacts after crossing the finish line during the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 2017 at Merrion Square in Dublin City. Photo: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Athletics Ireland have revised the result of the national marathon championships, incorporated into Sunday’s Dublin marathon, and declared Gary O’Hanl(...)

Men’s national medalists at the Dublin Marathon, second-placed Gary O’Hanlon, Clonliffe Harriers A.C, race winner Freddy Sittuk of Raheny Shamrock, and third-placed Sergiu Ciobanu of Clonliffe Harriers. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Nothing stirs national debate quite like the subject of nationality, such as a why a Kenyan runner is declared the first Irish finisher in the Dublin(...)

 Ethiopia’s Alemu Gemechu crosses the line to win the the  men’s race at the  the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Rarely has the Dublin Marathon produced a more intriguing finish and not just in the obvious way. After 26 miles of running, Alemu Gemechu eventually (...)