Sonia O Sullivan

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Hayward Field in Eurgene, Oregon: the famous old venue,  now transformed into a brand new state-of-the-art stadium, hosted the NCAA Championships and will host the upcoming US Olympic Trials. It will   also be the venue for the World Championships in  2022. Photograph:  Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

Hayward Field is the most iconic track and field stadium in America. Straightaway it conjures up romantic images from the days of Steve Prefontaine in(...)

 Sonia O’Sullivan on site with the Nike-sponsored training group at Brigham Young University,  in Utah. Photograph:  David Urista

It’s been a while since I’ve been around elite distance runners for the best part of their training day, and naturally enough some things haven’t chan(...)

“I went from not being able to run around the block without wanting to keel over, to running my first 10-mile road race last Sunday” .

When some of your earliest memories are seeing horses walk up the driveway, stables out the back, spending days at a time at the Curragh and Phoenix P(...)

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(...)

Sonie O’Sullivan is to take up a coaching role with Nike based in Portland, Oregon. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Sonia O’Sullivan has agreed to take up a new assistant coaching role with a Nike training group based in Portland, Oregon beginning this week, initial(...)

Dr Brian Moore co-founder and CEO of Orreco, at Knocknarea Arena, Sligo. ‘We want to be the go-to place if you are looking for suggestions around your training or health, no matter at what level you are.’ Photograph: The Irish Times/James Connolly

Orreco might have some way to go before it becomes as recognisable a brand as Fitbit or Peloton, but that is where its ambitions lie. And having land(...)

 Sonia O’Sullivan racing at the Melbourne park run.

Athlete: Sonia O’Sullivan Location: Deakin University Athletics Track, Waurn Ponds Date: February 9th 2021 Age: 51 Activity: 4 X 7mins @ Threshold pac(...)

RTÉ   display a photograph of of French rider Rémi Cavagna instead of Sam Bennett at their Sportsperson of the Year awards on Thursday night.

In the end it added insult to the wrong imagery and even the simulated applause sounded terribly mute. It’s bad enough waking up in the morning unsure(...)

Luke O'Neill, Nicola Sturgeon and Micheál Martin will take part in Thursday's Winter Nights festival.

The Irish Times Winter Nights festival – a series of stimulating and entertaining online talks and events, supported by Peugeot – concludes on Friday,(...)

Sanita Pušpure (39), who won the Women’s Single Sculls World Championship in Plovdiv in Bulgaria in 2018 and successfully defended her title in Ottensheim in Austria in 2019, has admitted she was surprised to be chosen as Cork Person of the Year for 2020.

Double World and European Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure has been given a timely boost as she prepares for the delayed Olympics in Tokyo by being chos(...)

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