Mark English

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Ireland have their first two serious medal chances in the rowing finals on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

12.52pm - Golf After a round of level par 71 yesterday, Seamus Power kicks off the Irish action today alongside SSP Chawrasia and Lin Weng-tang. Ju(...)

Ireland’s Mark English has built up considerable experience, winning the bronze medal at the 2014 European Championships. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Inpho

It’s a pity that the Christ the Redeemer statue doesn’t loom into view from anywhere inside the Olympic Stadium. Still, for Mark English, the image ha(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan: “The 10,000m events, marathons and race walks are all straight finals and, with that, present just once chance to do the best you can.”

The problem with trying to watch as much of the Olympics as possible is that you quickly realise there aren’t enough hours in the day. It doesn’t help(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean came second to England’s Alex Bell in the 800m at the Morton Games on Friday. Photograph: Inpho.

Exactly two weeks before whoever it is gets to carry the Olympic flame into the Maracanã Stadium in Rio there was an exciting little dress rehearsal o(...)

Rob Heffernan is the first Irish athlete to  be  selected for five consecutive summer Olympic Games after being named among a 17-strong team for Rio. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s not the largest ever Irish athletics team being sent to the Olympics but it’s already somewhat historic, Rob Heffernan becoming the first athlet(...)

Síofra Cléirigh Büttner in ction during the  National track and field championshios at Morton Stadium in Santry. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ever since landing back home for the summer last week it’s been impossible to avoid the energy of Euro 2016. You don’t even need to be a big fan of so(...)

 Conor Duffy of Glaslough Harriers AC celebrates after winning the Men’s 5000m ahead of Conor Bradley of City of Derry AC Spartans, right,  in Santry. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

It’s a rare thing for Mark English to punch the air at the finish of any race, only this felt good, very good. In the small step of winning back the 8(...)

Mark English will run the 800m at the  World Indoor Championships in Portland, Oregon. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland will have just two representatives at the World Indoor Championships in Portland, Oregon later this month, with Mark English qualifying for th(...)

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(...)

Mick Clohisey finished 10th in the Seville Marathon, his time of 2:15:10 making him the second-fastest Irish qualifier to date for the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph:  Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

So the plot thickens on Ireland’s Rio Olympic marathon qualifiers, with Mick Clohisey improving his chances of selection by running 2:15:10 when finis(...)

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