Jason Smyth

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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(...)

 Niamh McCarthy of Ireland competing in the F41 Discu in Berlin . Photograph: Luc Percival/Sportsfile

Ten athletes, nine medals, six of them gold - by any standards a remarkable measure of success for the Irish team at the European Para-Athletics Champ(...)

Ireland’s Orla Comerford after winning bronze ahead of fourth-place finisher Janne Sophie Engeleiter of Germany in the Women’s T13 100m at the  World Para Athletics European Championships at Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark in Berlin. Photograph: Luc Percival/Sportsfile

Orla Comerford wrapped up a successful day for team Ireland at the European Para-Athletics Championships in Berlin when winning another bronze medal i(...)

Ireland’s Jason Smyth on his way to winning gold in the T13 100m at the World Para Athletics European Championships at the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark in Berlin. Photograph: Luc Percival/Sportsfile

It is by his own admission a quite remarkable winning streak, Jason Smyth now 13 years undefeated on the international stage, pocketing gold medal num(...)

Ireland’s  Noelle Lenihan  after winning gold in the F38 discus   in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Luc Percival/Sportsfile

Noelle Lenihan has made it four gold medals for Ireland on day three of the European Para Athletics Championships in Berlin – retaining her discus tit(...)

Jason Smyth: won the T13 200 metres final in a new championship record of 21.44 seconds in Berlin. Photograph: Kieran Galvin/Inpho

Beat that. Still undefeated on the major championship stage, Jason Smyth has won his 17th gold medal in a Para-athletics sprint event – and he’s not (...)

Ireland’s Jason Smyth will be back on the track on Thursday, looking for more gold medals. Photograph: Kieran Galvin/Inpho

Beat that. Still undefeated on the major championship stage, Jason Smyth has won his 17th gold medal in a Para-athletics sprint event - and he’s not d(...)

Ireland’s Jason Smyth (right) wins the Men’s 200m T13 Final during day five of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships at London Stadium. Photo: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

They say winning is addictive and Jason Smyth is clearly hooked, nothing – or no one – about to stop him from claiming yet another sprint double insid(...)

Jason Smyth of Ireland competing in the Men’s 200m at the Olympic Stadium in London. Photograph: Sportsfile

Jason Smyth moved a step closer to adding to his 100m gold at the World Para Athletics Championships, by cruising into Tuesday’s 200m final in London (...)

 Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop celebrate their gold medals at the 2017 Para Athletics World Championships at the Olympic Stadium in London. Photograph: Luc Percival/Sportsfile

Not for the first time Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop repeated their double Paralympics heroics for Team Ireland with gold medal performances on the(...)

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