Jared Tallent

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Rob Heffernan battled cramp to finish fifth in his fifth Olympic Games. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Not many athletes get to finish their fifth Olympics in sixth place, with the promise of a bronze medal to come, and for Rob Heffernan there’s a stra(...)

Ireland’s Rob Heffernan (L) finished sixth in the 50km walk in Rio. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Ireland’s Rob Heffernan has been moved up to fifth place in the 50km race walk, after he originally came home sixth on a sweltering day Rio. Hefferna(...)

Sergey Kirdyapkin has been stripped of  his 2012 London Olympics 50km walk gold medal. Australia’s Jared Tallent now has gold, China’s Si Tianfeng silver and Ireland’s Rob Heffernan bronze. Photograph: Getty

Russia will lose two World Championship gold medals and an Olympic gold after the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld an appeal by the IAAF over sel(...)

 Rob Heffernan on his way to fourth place in the 50km walk at the 2012 London Olympics. On Thursday he was awarded the broze medal. Photograph: Inpho

Not many athletes find themselves driving to training half an hour after winning an Olympic bronze medal, his two baby daughters in the backseat. Bu(...)

Rob Heffernan came fifth in the 50km race walk in the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Inpho

He vowed not to surrender his World Championship title without a fight and so it proved, Rob Heffernan displaying typical courage and determination be(...)

Olive Loughnane looks certain to have her world silver World Athletics Championships medal, won in Berlin in 2009, upgraded to gold by the IAAF. Photograph: Morgan/Inpho.

The IAAF – the governing body of world athletics – has confirmed that “major international titles will be redistributed” following the latest doping(...)