A horde of world-class athletes will take to the track at the Cork IT Athletics Stadium tomorrow evening, with the 68th edition of the BAM Cork City Sports set to be one of the best ever. Cathal Dennehy looks at five of the best storylines to follow.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe has moved one step closer to his third appearance at an Olympic Games after comfortably qualifying for the men’s individual final at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Bath, England.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
Jenny Egan, who made history last August as the first Irish athlete to medal at an ICF Senior Canoe Sprint World Championships with a bronze, is looking forward to a busy summer, starting next week with the first World Cup event in Poznan. She spoke to.
Sat, 18 May, 2019
The opening ceremony for the World Equestrian Games (WEG) took place last night in Tryon, North Carolina and the first of thirteen days of action gets underway today. Endurance, Reining and Dressage are the disciplines kicking things off and Ireland is represented in all three.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018
Minority sports crave that moment that propels them into the national sporting consciousness. Think Katie Taylor at London 2012 and the O’Donovans in Rio 2016. Hockey Ireland’s Phil Oakley swears that after Irish ’s exploits at the Cricket World Cup in 2007, he saw lads using hurleys to play cricket in Mayfield on Cork’s northside.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
As she takes on the greatest adventure of her stellar sailing career Annalise Murphy (27) will, at least, have no worries about her Olympic silver medal as Liberty Insurance has stepped in to cover it against damage or loss after its recent makeover.
Thu, 05 Oct, 2017
With three years to run before the Tokyo Olympics, patience is the watchword as the line-up of Irish sailors in formation start their arduous journey of training and competition against a backdrop of Annalise Murphy’s silver medal success in Rio.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2017
Ireland’s chances of winning medals at the next Olympic Games could increase substantially next month if the International Olympic Committee votes to introduce a new ‘mixed relay’ in modern pentathlon.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017