Lydia Boylan

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Felix English in action in Glasgow in November 2019. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty

Irish duo Mark Downey and Felix English have swooped at the track world championships in Berlin, provisionally securing Olympic qualification for the (...)

Lydia Gurley won bronze in the scratch race at   the UCI World Cup in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph:   Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images

Lydia Gurley has added to strong recent success by Irish track riders, taking a superb bronze medal in the scratch race at round four of the UCI World(...)

Felix English: ‘I was convinced I had at least third’. Photograph: Inpho/Ciaran Fallon

Felix English was frustrated in a brave bid for success at the European Games’ scratch race on Thursday, with the Irish track rider pipped at the line(...)

Lydia Boylan returns home to Dublin Airport after winning a silver medal in the Points Race at the World Track Cycling Championships in Poland. Photograph: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Days after landing the biggest result of her career when she took track world championship silver medal in the women’s points race, Lydia Boylan is st(...)

Rena Buckley lifts the O’Duffy Cup in 2017. The  Cork star ticks all the boxes when it comes to an inspirational sporting figure. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Over the weekend I got completely caught up in a wave of cycling, athletics and even pentathlon. I thought 2018 was the year for learning new sports(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

 Felix English and Mark Downey of Ireland competing in a  madison chase  at the Lee Valley VeloPark velodrome  in London. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish track riders are back in action this weekend, competing in a UCI World Cup event in Berlin, Germany. A dozen-strong team has been selected, and (...)

 Conor Dunne celebrates winning the Cycling Ireland Road Racing National Championships in Sligo last July. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Having been left without a slot for 2019 when the Aqua Blue Sport team collapsed at the end of August, national road race champion Conor Dunne has bee(...)

Sam Bennett  winning stage two of the Presidential  Tour of Turkey  in October 2017. Photograph: Getty Images

One year after dominating the sprints at the Presidential Tour of Turkey, Sam Bennett is poised to try to repeat that success. The Carrick-on-Suir rid(...)

Lydia Boylan of the Ireland team competes in the Women’s Omnium Scratch Race at UCI World Cycling in Hong Kong in April 2017. Photograph: Getty Images

The first of eight Northern Irish riders will line out in the Commonwealth Games on Friday, getting their campaign under way in the Anna Meares Velodr(...)

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