Jerry Kiernan

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Kellie Harrington celebrates after winning gold at the European Boxing Road to Tokyo Qualifier in Paris. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

There is a place in the realms of all good documentary film-making called the cutting-room floor and for the past few weeks Darragh Bambrick has been (...)

Ciara Mageean will not compete at this weekend’s European Indoor Championships  in Poland. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ciara Mageean has opted out of the Irish team for this weekend’s European Indoor Championships in Torun in Poland, citing a few setbacks in training i(...)

Trainer Charles Byrnes plans to appeal a six-month suspension of his licence. File photograph: Inpho

Maybe the most extraordinary thing about the Viking Hoard case is how little noise it has made. Here we are in a winter with virtually no sport to tal(...)

Jerry Kiernan was a maverick. The curriculum didn’t always suit him, so he would often go off-piste. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The Irish sporting world was shocked on Thursday to learn of the death of Jerry Kiernan, who died at the age of 67. His many achievements as an athlet(...)

Jerry Kiernan: ‘A lot more than just a running coach’. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“You look like absolute sh**e.” There are lots of different ways for a coach to tell their athlete they might be a little off-colour today, and for J(...)

Jerry Kiernan has died at the age of 67. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Irish athletics and the wider sporting community has been deeply saddened by the death of Jerry Kiernan, the 1984 Olympian and two-time winner of the (...)

The outdoor indoor running track. Photograph: European Athletics

It was close to midnight on Thursday when the debate began to get a little heated and possibly one-sided. Whatever about the argument for and against (...)

Britain’s Mo Farah celebrates after victory and a world record in the men’s one-hour event at The Diamond League AG Memorial Van Damme athletics meeting at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.  Photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images

Billed as the fastest half marathon field ever assembled in Northern Ireland, the only worry for the race organisers is whether or not it will be fast(...)

Benie Des Dieux is the baker bet of two of our Cheltenham punters. Photograph:   Bryan Keane/Inpho

Jerry Kiernan (Olympic athlete and pundit) Jerry Kiernan 1) Champion Hurdle winner? It’s a race I’m lukewarm about. It’s a bad Champ(...)

Kevin Dooney of Raheny Shamrocks AC winning the  2018 Irish Life Health National Senior Cross Country Championships in Dublin in November 2018. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Sometimes the race is not won at the finish line, but in what it takes to get to the start line. I met Kevin Dooney for a drink last weekend, and we (...)

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