Ireland’s Sean Tobin running in the men’s 3000m final at the European Indoor Championships. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There is a no more moderate or precise assessment of championship performance than when the end sum of the medal hopes and expectations adds up to zer(...)

Ireland’s Andrew Coscoran during the men’s 1500m heats at the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships. Photograph: Inpho

Some superb race execution and near faultless tactics has seen both Andrew Coscoran and Paul Robinson into the 1,500 metres final after the opening se(...)

A view of the athletics arena in Torun, Poland  ahead of the start of the European Athletics Indoor Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With two original selections not making it as far as their start line, for the remaining team of Irish athletes the often tricky and sometimes treache(...)

Ireland’s Phil Healy competes in the Women’s 400m heats in Glasgow. Photograph: PA

They say every indoor championship race is either an incident or an accident waiting to happen, and for a while at least it felt partly self-inflicted(...)

Fionnuala McCormack came 12th in the European Cross Country in Slovakia. Photograph: Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

Not quite déjà vu all over again - Fionnuala McCormack this time not so much run off the European Cross Country medal podium by the still conspicuous (...)