Leon Reid

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 Henrik  Jakob and Filip Ingebrigsten are expected to run for Norway on their home track at Sandnes  in the European Athletics Team Championships. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

It may be a little unfair to bill it as Team Ireland versus Team Ingebrigtsen, only one at least partly stands in the way of the other in the quest to(...)

Stephen Scullion of Clonliffe Harriers (right) and Michael Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock AC in action during the men’s 10,000m during day one of the Irish Life Health National Senior Track & Field Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

It wasn’t unbearably humid, or midnight for that matter, but winning the National 10,000 metres title has further convinced Stephen Scullion to run th(...)

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(...)

Mark English finished eighth in his 800m heat in Berlin - later being moved up to sixth place. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When he’s already stood on the European Championship medal podium - not just once, but twice - only Mark English must know what it feels like to be tr(...)

Ireland’s Marcus Lawlor after finishing his 200m heat in Berlin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Most athletes will tell you that times count for nothing in championship running. Marcus Lawler was reminded of that the hard way on Wednesday morning(...)

Ciara Mageean is one of Ireland’s main medal hopes at the European Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Follow that, as Neil Diamond once said backstage to Bob Dylan, the rest of which is better left unsaid. Some acts will always be bettered when followe(...)

North Down AC’s Ben Reynolds winning the  110m hurdles at the National Senior Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Men Leon Reid (Menapians AC) 100m/200m (PB 10.33/20.27) Age: 24 After his 11th-hour transfer from Great Britain to Ireland (his late mother is Belfas(...)

Leon Reid has been declared eligible to represent Ireland at next week’s European Athletics Championships. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Bath-based sprinter Leon Reid has successfully appealed to the IAAF to clear his transfer of allegiance from Britain to Ireland just in time for next (...)

 Leon Reid celebrating his win in the men’s 100m final at  National Senior Athletic  Championships at  Morton Stadium, in  Santry. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Bath-born sprinter Leon Reid is now expected to fall short on his transfer of allegiance from Britain to Ireland in time for next week’s European Athl(...)