Thomas Barr on his way to winning the Davy international Mens 400 Hurdles in a time of 48.95. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

No athletics event sounds more like the perfect recipe for disaster than the 400 metres hurdles. Try lining the track with 10 hurdles, each three-foot(...)

Thomas Barr: competes against reigning world champion Jehue Gordon over 400m hurdles. Photograph: Inpho

Time is fast running out for Irish athletes still trying to qualify for the European Championships. The deadline is Sunday week, with the championship(...)

Katie Taylor: is just one fight away from a place in Saturday’s final of the European Championships.

Katie Taylor’s visibility this week has been no more than eight minutes on Monday. It was a sort of flare up, a burn for four rounds and then she disa(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates with her bronze medal with Chantal Achterberg of Netherlands (silver) and Mirka Knapkova of Czech Republic (gold) after the women’s singles sculls in Belgrade. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images.

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure closed a gap of eight years since Ireland won a medal in an Olympic event at a major rowing Championships when she took bron(...)

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