Marcus Lawler

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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(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Sarah Healy on her way to winning gold in the 1500m at the European under-18s Athletics Championships. Photo: Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

With their championship medals already in the bag Sarah Healy and Sommer Lecky get to enjoy a sort of homecoming at the Morton Games in Santry on Thur(...)

Thomas Barr of Ireland during Thursday’s 400m hurdles semi-final at the European Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty.

No one said it would be easy, and for Thomas Barr it also looked a little too soon, his chance of making the final at the European Championships simp(...)

Marcus Lawler, who took the men’s 200m title at the National Senior Indoor Championships in Athlone on Sunday. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

A stadium record for Marcus Lawler provided a suitable climax to the National Indoor Championships in Athlone, the Carlow sprinter clocking 20.96 se(...)

Ronnie Delany of Ireland wins the 1500m at the Melbourne Olympic Games of 1956, three years previous he won the Irish schools 800m. Photograph: IOC/Allsport.

So less than a year now before that big 1916 anniversary special, and we still don’t know exactly how to celebrate it. How does one begin to recognise(...)

Thomas Barr: competes against reigning world champion Jehue Gordon over 400m hurdles. Photograph: Inpho

Time is fast running out for Irish athletes still trying to qualify for the European Championships. The deadline is Sunday week, with the championship(...)

Ireland’s Stephen Colvert has tested positive for EPO and has requested that his ’B’ sample be analysed. Photograph REUTERS/Max Rossi

Athletics Ireland has another doping case on its hands after confirmation this morning that sprinter Steven Colvert has tested positive for EPO.Colver(...)

Marcus Lawler, CBS Carlow, celebrates winning the boy’s senior 200m event and setting a new Irish national record of 20.87 seconds at the Aviva Irish Schools Track and Field Championships in  Tullamore. Photograph:  Pat Murphy/ Sportsfile

The fastest Irish schoolboy of all time. The fastest schoolgirl too. One of the most impressive 800 metres ever run on Irish soil, and another classic(...)