Junior World

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French cyclist Laurent Fignon lost the 1989 Tour de France by just eight seconds after America’s Greg LeMond put in a stunning final time-trial. Photograph:  Jean-Yves Ruszniewski/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images

Eight seconds. What can you do in eight seconds? You can’t lose a bike race of 3,285km around your own country, of 21 stages plus a prologue time-tria(...)

Gina Akpe-Moses has qualified for the 100m final at the World Junior Championships in Finland.

Even at World Junior level women’s sprinting is super high quality and Gina Akpe-Moses certainly found herself among the best of them in making the 10(...)

Leinster’s Garry Ringrose in action against Munster at Thomond Park. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The real shame is Robbie Henshaw will not be running this last time for Connacht against Leinster (or just the latest time if you believe in western m(...)

Mo Farah: hasn’t lost a 10,000m race since the 2011 World Championships. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

(all times Irish) 1 Men’s 10,000 metres. Final, Saturday, 1:50pm: The longest race on the track, and trust me, right now impossibly close to ca(...)

Michael Nevin: judges’ verdict was branded a ‘disgrace’ by coach Billy McClean

Former AIBA World Junior champion Willie Donoghue claimed gold at the Pavlyukov Youth Memorial in Anapa, Russia on Friday.But current European Junior (...)