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(...)

 The Ireland team pose for a photo after finishing second in the 4x200m relay in Charzow, Poland. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland secured a first ever podium position at the World Relays in Silesia, Poland on Sunday. It rounded off a memorable weekend after the mixed 4x40(...)

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(...)

 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(...)

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(...)

 Ciara Neville of Castletroy College, Co Limerick, embraces Aoife Lynch of Luttrellstown, Co Dublin, after winning the Senior Girl’s 100m at Tullamore.  Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Some athletics records don’t need to be erased from the books but are simply bettered over time, such as at Saturday’s Irish Schools Championships in (...)