Mark English

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Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

Phil Healy winning the women’s 200m final at the national track & field championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The problem with being Ireland’s fastest woman is that every time you race against Irish opposition you are expected to win. It’s not easy, and Phil H(...)

Mark English has lost his appeal against exclusion from this weekend’s National Track and Field Championships at Santry. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Athletics Ireland has rejected an appeal from Mark English against their own ruling which excludes him from running at the concluding session of the N(...)

Ciara Mageean: “I’m in a very fortunate position that financially my sport is supporting me, and I don’t have to go and work to be able to compete and to feed myself.” Photograph: ©INPHO/Bryan Keane

Ciara Mageean chooses her words carefully, then describes “amateur” as a poor choice of words. It’s hard enough to make it in this sport, she says, wi(...)

Paul Robinson, left, crosses the finish line to win the Men’s 1,500m, just ahead of Sean Tobin,  during Day Two of the Irish Life Health National Track and Field Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The evening breeze wasn’t ideal and the lack of spectators obviously not either, and still Paul Robinson and Sean Tobin produced a properly thrilling (...)

Nadia Power will not run in the  National Track and Field Championships at Santry due to self-isolation requirements laid down by Athletics Ireland. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

European 800m medal winners Mark English and Nadia Power won’t get to run in the National Track and Field Championships at Santry over the coming two (...)

Cumin Clancy, Jimmy Reardon and John Joe Barry, the original trio of American scholarship athletes, at Villanova University in the spring  of 1949.

“Are you John Joe Barry?” he was asked, after answering the phone at some ungodly hour at his apartment in suburban Philadelphia. “I am,” he replied,(...)

 Lasha Guruli (blue) of Georgia punches Gabil Mamedov (red) of Russia during the men’s lightweight (63kg) preliminary round bout on day two of the European Boxing Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena in London. Photograph: James Chance/Getty Images

Whatever about the sense and especially the risk of the European Olympic boxing qualifiers happening in London over the coming nine days there is incr(...)

 Mark English is putting his full focus on his athletics career ahead of Tokyo 2020. Photograph: Sportsfile

“I can’t go back to being 26 again,” says Mark English, explaining in no uncertain terms why he’s parked his medical career for 2020 and doing everyth(...)

Brendan Boyce celebrates his sixth-place finish in the Men’s 50K Race Walk at the World Athletics Championship in   Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Preparing without fail for sweltering heat and humidity is one thing; enduring it without fail for over four hours is something else, and Brendan Boyc(...)

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