Leon Reid

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USA’s Athing Mu celebrates after winning the women’s 800m final  at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Photograph: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty

We were arguing among ourselves in the media seats about the last time two teenagers had fought so closely for Olympic gold medals on the track In th(...)

Mark English booked his Tokyo berth a matter of hours before Tuesday’s midnight deadline. File photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Imagine waking up in the morning to discover you’ve qualified for the Olympics, then having to double check to make sure the dream is indeed the reali(...)

Ireland’s Mark English will compete at his second Olympic Games in Tokyo. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Closing time, and in the last round of orders for Tokyo Olympic qualification several more Irish athletes got their shout in just in the nick of time (...)

Phil Healy pips Rhasidat Adeleke to victory in the 200m at Morton Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Like all classic sprint showdowns they chased for the line and time seemed to slow, even as it was racing away, before the suddenly dawning moment of (...)

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 (...)

Ireland’s Leon Reid: facing  drug and weapons charges. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish international athlete Leon Reid has denied eight charges relating to drugs and firearms offences in England. The 26-year-old sprinter appeared(...)

Christopher O’Donnell, Shartene Mawdsley, Thomas Barr and Phil Healy of Ireland after the 4x400 Metres Relay Mixed at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21. Photo: PressFocus/MB Media/Getty Images

Medals or no medals – and unfortunately no, despite some congratulatory messages it wasn’t a championship event – the 2021 World Athletics Relays in S(...)

Ireland’s Leon Reid competing in the heats of the men’s 60m at the European Indoor Championships last month. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Athletics Ireland has declined to comment on reports that Irish sprinter Leon Reid was among five men charged with drugs, firearms and money-launderin(...)

 Leon Reid of Menapians AC, Wexford, centre, on his way to winning the Men’s 60m ahead of, Joseph Ojewumi of Tallaght AC, left, and Dean Adams of Ballymena & Antrim AC, right, during day two of the Irish Life Health Elite Athlete Indoor Micro Meet at Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena in Dublin. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Just when Leon Reid thinks he’s already seen and heard it all he gets another reminder some people will always judge him by the colour of his skin or (...)

Irish athlete Leon Reid pictured at  the launch of the new Olympic Federation of Ireland campaign ‘Don’t Scroll By’. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Just when Leon Reid thinks he’s already seen and heard it all he gets another reminder some people will always like to judge him by the colour of his (...)

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