Nadia Power

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Mark English on his way to winning the men’s 800m, ahead of Cian McPhillips at the Athletics Ireland Elite Micro Meet. Photograph: Sportsfile

The plan was for some race experience ahead of next month’s European Indoor Championships in Poland only Mark English came away with a lot more, brea(...)

 Nadia Power on  her way  to her Irish indoor 800 record in Poland on Wednesday. Photograph: Aleksandra Szmigiel

The name’s Power, Nadia Power. The track is my field, and my races preferably left shaken and stirred... When she first started competing for Ireland(...)

Nadia Power’s new Irish record will almost certainly see her qualify for the Tokyo Olympics on the ranking system. File photograph: Inpho

Another impressive indoor performance by Nadia Power has seen her knock almost a second and a half off her own Irish 800 metres record with a hard-fou(...)

Nadia Power has started the season in brilliant form on the track. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

While 2020 might have been a bit of a write-off for many of our athletes, for Nadia Power it was another year of progress, the Dubliner building on th(...)

Ciara Mageean competes in the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish athletes will get at least once chance to compete at home in order to seek a qualification standard for next month’s European Indoor Championshi(...)

Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

Nadia Power won the 800m at the World Athletics Continental Tour meeting in Zagreb. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Nadia Power scored an impressive win in the 800m at the World Athletics Continental Tour meeting in Zagreb on Tuesday, running 2:02.08. It was her se(...)

Japan’s  Naomi Osaka  wearing a mask with the name of George Floyd on it during an interview following her  quarter-final  win against Shelby Rogers of the United States at the US Open. Photograph:   Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has always sold itself as a state-of-the-art organisation, woke to the modern world. Carefully cultivated, i(...)

Britain’s Laura Muir on the way to winning the 800m at the IAAF Golden Spike  meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP via Getty Images

The latest Irish record attempt for Ciara Mageean fell short at the World Athletics Continental Tour meeting in the Czech Republic city of Ostrava whe(...)

  Washington Mystics players  each wear white T-shirts with seven bullets on the back protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Photograph: Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

We’ve said it before, and we’ll repeat it – sports and politics mix. The problem is that sport and whatever politics you’re opposed to does not mix. T(...)

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