Brendan Boyce

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Sara Treacy was one of three Irish athletes to make the qualifying time for the 3,000 metres steeplechase at next year’s Olympics in Rio during a race in Letterkenny. Photograph: Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

That old feeling of waiting around for something only for it to arrive in multiplicity is certainly true about the three Irish women who qualified for(...)

The Rio Olympics: only 475 days to go and each one of those will count for aspiring Irish athletes

Gore Vidal said us newspaper reporters should only be concerned about the present, not the future. And now more than ever that rings true. If anything(...)

 Yohann Diniz kisses the hand of Ireland’s Rob Heffernan after the Frenchman won the 50km walk gold medal at the European Athletic Championships in Zurich. Heffernan dropped out of the race after 36km. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In the end it wasn’t the physical challenge which broke Rob Heffernan’s medal hopes at the European Championship 50km walk, but the mental one. Cut ad(...)

Ciarán Ó Lionáird (centre) will be joined by  Paul Robinson and John Travers in the 1,500 metres at the European Championships next month. Photograph: Inpho

A team of 30 Irish athletes with at least three medal favourites have been selected for the European Athletics Championships, which take place in Zuri(...)

Pole-vaulter Tori Pena  will be Ireland’s sole field athlete in Moscow

It is instantly more pronounced by the names that are not there rather than the names that are and still the Irish team for the 14th World Athletics C(...)

Local man Rob Heffernan on his way to winning the 3km walk at the Cork City Sports last night. Photograph: Inpho

Local star Rob Heffernan was billed as the headline act at the 62nd Cork City Sports and he didn’t disappoint, adding another national record to his l(...)

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