Phil Healy

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Wicklow town. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

What’s so good about it? Now that Dublin’s commuter belt has expanded its parameters, house-hunters are moving even farther from the city centre in s(...)

The hopes of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics starting on July 24th as scheduled remain in the balance.Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

Despite increasing alarm and uncertainty the International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains adamant there is no need for “any drastic decisions at this(...)

 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(...)

Phil Healy on her way to winning the 200m event during day one of the  Indoor Athletics Championships in Abbotstown. Photograph: Sportsfile

Bandon’s Phil Healy set the track alight with a championship record of 23.16 seconds in the women’s 200m on day one of the National Indoor Championshi(...)

You’d imagine that Róisín Upton plays back the recording of Ireland’s shoot-out victory over Canada in November at least once a day, but not so. She’s(...)

A general view of empty seating in the stadium during the Women’s 200 Metres Heats on day four of the IAAF World Championships at The Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Did you see that? They came and were heard with a little more clamour this time, and were duly treated to a World Championship 5,000m for the ages – (...)

 Mark English said he was ‘thrilled’ and ‘relieved’ after receiving an eleventh hour invite to the World Athletics Championships. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

An eleventh-hour invite – or seven-day advance notice – will see Mark English in Doha for the start of the World Athletics Championships this Friday,(...)

Sportswomen of Month winners Rhasidat Adeleke (Athletics) and Kate O’Connor (Athletics). Photographs: Sportsfile/Getty Images

When the judges began their chatting about the destination of our Sportswoman of the Month for July award, there was a sizeable sense of déjà vu about(...)

Mark English winning a sixth national indoor title in the men’s 800m at the  recent National Senior Indoor ChampionshipsChampionships at the  National Indoor Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

You know what every athlete says about making a championship final: anything can happen! For Mark English, what happened the last two times he made a(...)

Ireland’s Sophie Becker with Phil Healy in Glasgow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Both heat and lane draws can often double their weight and value when it comes to indoor championship running, at least in events up to and including (...)

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