Laura Muir

26 results

 Faith Kipyegon of Kenya goes past Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands on her way to winning gold in the women’s 1,500m final  at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

No harm in trying, as mad as it was, Sifan Hassan denied an unprecedented distance running treble at the second last step and only after she helped ma(...)

Part of the Olympic athletes’ village  in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph:  Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images

Team GB’s preparations for the Olympics have been plunged into chaos after six athletes and two staff members from the athletics squad were forced to (...)

Britain’s Laura Muir on the way to winning the 800m at the IAAF Golden Spike  meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP via Getty Images

The latest Irish record attempt for Ciara Mageean fell short at the World Athletics Continental Tour meeting in the Czech Republic city of Ostrava whe(...)

Paul Robinson, left, crosses the finish line to win the Men’s 1,500m, just ahead of Sean Tobin,  during Day Two of the Irish Life Health National Track and Field Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The evening breeze wasn’t ideal and the lack of spectators obviously not either, and still Paul Robinson and Sean Tobin produced a properly thrilling (...)

The women’s 1500m event at the Diamond League Athletics meeting in Stockholm. Photograph: Getty Images

A third Irish record attempt in almost as many weeks proved a little too much for Ciara Mageean as she dropped off the pace of another super fast race(...)

 Ciara Mageean  has a 1,000m best of 2:38.89, four seconds outside the Irish record.

World record attempts, 13 reigning World champions, a sold-out stadium and live on the BBC: it appears as if nothing has changed as Diamond League ath(...)

 Sifan Hassan of Netherlands celebrates wining gold in the Women’s 1,500 metres. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Oh mercy. Now that was properly incredible, Sifan Hassan producing the single most impressive women’s 1,500 metres in World Championship history to co(...)

 Ireland’s Ciara Mageean on her way to finishing fifth to qualify for the semi-final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

After some gentle pushing and then a little shoving Ciara Mageean came safely through her 1,500 metres heat at the World Championships, running with t(...)

The Khalifa International Stadium in Doha ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships. Photograph: Getty Images

The IAAF is discreetly moving away from using the term “fastest loser” on the eve of the world championships after complaints from some inside the spo(...)

Mo Farah celebrates winning 10,000m gold in the 2017 World Championships in London. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Mo Farah has given his strongest indication yet that he will make a shock return to the track to run in the 10,000m at the world championships in Octo(...)

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