Nadia Power

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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(...)

After racing in January, February and March, Nadia Power had to wait until the middle of April to get some funding, and ended up having to front everything herself. File photograph: Inpho

I was on a group Zoom call recently talking Irish Olympic preparations and was asked a question by Antonio Maurogiovanni, the high performance directo(...)

Sarah Lavin competing in the 60m hurdles  at the 2021 European Indoor Athletics  Championships in Torun, Poland. “I’m under no illusion, it’s skin of my teeth. I know I’ll have to be better than ever before in the few outdoor races I get, if I am to make Tokyo.”  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

How many times would you check your lifelong investment knowing its value was slipping out of the black and into the red and there’s nothing to be don(...)

Leona Maguire has been named The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the month for March. Photograph: Michael Owens/Getty

When Leona Maguire went to the top of the leaderboard in the early stages of the first LPGA major of the season, we were beginning to wonder if a tren(...)

 Shane Ryan: is now selected for the 100m backstroke for Tokyo, a place in the final certainly within reach of the 27-year-old. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The world is very different now. The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to the Tokyo Olympics will light our country and all who serve it.(...)

Ireland’s Sean Tobin running in the men’s 3000m final at the European Indoor Championships. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There is a no more moderate or precise assessment of championship performance than when the end sum of the medal hopes and expectations adds up to zer(...)

Phil Healy ran a PB but just missed out on a medal in Poland. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

You know what they say about finals and Phil Healy made every possible move to make a medal happen in the 400 metres, only to fall just short in a sui(...)

Gold medalist Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway celebrates following his victory in the Men’s 1,500 metres final at the European Athletics Indoor Championships at Arena Torun  in Torun, Poland. He was disqualified and then reinstated as the winner. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for European Athletics

Just when it seemed like there was simply no disputing the absolute dominance of Jakob Ingebrigtsen in winning the 1,500 metres at the European Indoor(...)

 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 (...)

 Mark English edges Cian McPhillips at the Elite Micro Meet in Abbotstown on Saturday. Photograph: Sportsfile

According to their detailed qualifying criteria, Athletics Ireland selected a 24-strong team for next month’s European Indoor Championships based chie(...)

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