Gold medallist Genzebe Dibaba (centre),  silver medallist Laura Muir and bronze medallist Stifan Hassan  of the Netherlands. Photograph: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Laura Muir has revealed how uneasy she feels about racing Genzebe Dibaba, who beat her twice in the world indoor championships in Birmingham. Muir a(...)

Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba  celebrates winning n the Women’s 1500 metres final ahead of Scotland’s Laura Muir during the IAAF Athletics World Indoor Championships at Birmingham. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

It’s hard to get greatly excited about a World Indoor Championships where all the Irish interest is over almost as quickly as it begins. Which is a pi(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan could lose her outdoor 2,000 metres world record. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sonia O’Sullivan could lose her outdoor world record for 2,000 metres after the European Athletics Council accepted a project team’s recommendations t(...)

Retired tennis player Li Na was one of the most popular winners in Shanghai, picking up the exceptional achievement award. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images for Laureus

Security was tight around the landmark Grand Theatre building on the north side of People’s Square in downtown Shanghai, as some of the biggest names (...)