Laura Muir

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 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(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean and Mark English with their bronze medals at the European Indoor Athletics Championships. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

They’ve likened it to the killing zone, the last strides of championship running causing such a state of oxygen deprivation it can feel like a case of(...)

Ireland’s Mark English after finishing fifth in the semi-finals of the 800m  at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Nearly down but not out! After a classic case of an indoor race where anything can and did go wrong, Mark English found himself tripping over and impe(...)

Ethiopia’s Samuel Tefera poses with his world record time after winning the 1,500m final at the indoor athletics Grand Prix at Arena Birmingham. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Ethiopian teenager Samuel Tefera outduelled compatriot Yomif Kejelcha to break the world indoor 1,500 metres record in Birmingham on Saturday. Tefer(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean on her way to finishing fourth. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Faraway, so close. Only Ciara Mageean knows what exactly goes through the head when finishing fourth in a European 1,500 metres final, and she’s a lit(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean celebrates finishing second in her heat of the women’s 1500m. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It felt every bit as easy as it looked, Ciara Mageean softly nailing her place in the European 1,500 metres final, and keeping it seemed plenty in res(...)

Leon Reid after the men’s 200m final in the European Athletics Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

One thing for certain: Leon Reid isn’t in this sprinting business as an also ran, missing out on the medal hunt in the final of European 200m and prom(...)

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