Nadia Power

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Phil Healy winning the women’s 200m final at the national track & field championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The problem with being Ireland’s fastest woman is that every time you race against Irish opposition you are expected to win. It’s not easy, and Phil H(...)

Mark English has lost his appeal against exclusion from this weekend’s National Track and Field Championships at Santry. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Athletics Ireland has rejected an appeal from Mark English against their own ruling which excludes him from running at the concluding session of the N(...)

Ciara Mageean: “I’m in a very fortunate position that financially my sport is supporting me, and I don’t have to go and work to be able to compete and to feed myself.” Photograph: ©INPHO/Bryan Keane

Ciara Mageean chooses her words carefully, then describes “amateur” as a poor choice of words. It’s hard enough to make it in this sport, she says, wi(...)

Paul Robinson, left, crosses the finish line to win the Men’s 1,500m, just ahead of Sean Tobin,  during Day Two of the Irish Life Health National Track and Field Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The evening breeze wasn’t ideal and the lack of spectators obviously not either, and still Paul Robinson and Sean Tobin produced a properly thrilling (...)

Nadia Power will not run in the  National Track and Field Championships at Santry due to self-isolation requirements laid down by Athletics Ireland. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

European 800m medal winners Mark English and Nadia Power won’t get to run in the National Track and Field Championships at Santry over the coming two (...)

Gina Akpe-Moses has been a powerful and moving voice on the Black lives Matter movement. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It was back in July 2017 that Gina Akpe-Moses first came to the attention of most of us, although those in the world of athletics were long since awar(...)

 Nadia Power: “It would have been a bonus, to make the Olympics this year, but next year now it’s a bigger target, I’ll be 23, and no excuses.” Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Nadia Power was reading a column by Sonia O’Sullivan, a few weeks back, which softly lamented the lack of something as magical as the sub-four minute (...)

Stephen Scullion of Clonliffe Harriers (right) and Michael Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock AC in action during the men’s 10,000m during day one of the Irish Life Health National Senior Track & Field Championships at Morton Stadium in Santry. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

It wasn’t unbearably humid, or midnight for that matter, but winning the National 10,000 metres title has further convinced Stephen Scullion to run th(...)

Ireland’s Rhasidat Adeleke celebrates as she crosses the line to win the 200m Final at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku, Azerbaijan. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Finishing off a properly rare sprint double for Irish athletics, Rhasidat Adeleke has won the 200 metres at the European Youth Olympics in Baku, Azerb(...)

Ciara Mageean ran a personal best in Monaco. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Winning not one but two women’s distance running medals in quick succession has left the Irish athletics celebrating a successful European Under-23 Ch(...)

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