Organisation: Cork City Sports
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fresh from claiming a gold medal at Cork City Sports on Wednesday, Olympian Priscilla Frederick wed her high school sweetheart Kenneth Loomis in Macroom today.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
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
Marcus Lawler has suffered an early exit in the 200m at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2018
The planning started from his sick bed. It was August 2017, and Thomas Barr was lying in his hotel room in London, his World Championships brought to a grinding halt by gastroenteritis, which had reduced a world-class athlete to a sweating, vomiting wreck on the most important day of his year.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy aims to compete in a marathon although it will be much different to that of his Olympic silver medal-winning performance in 1984.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2018
The unsung hero of the Cork City Sports event in the Cork Institute of Technology Stadium this week was Fr Liam Kelleher
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Chairman of the Cork City Sports International Athletics Committee, Tony O’Connell, has been named the July ‘Cork Person of the Month’ for his work with Cork City Sports (CCS) over the decades.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Canada’s Crystal Emmanuel shone brightest at the 66th edition of the Cork City Sports last night, the 25-year-old blasting to a national record of 22.50 in a race in which Bandon’s Phil Healy broke new ground with a huge personal best of 23.32.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
It may be slightly thin on top-level Irish talent, but the 66th edition of the Cork City Sports is once again loaded with such a rich of cast of world-class athletes that few will even notice.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016
Dick Hodgins, former athlete and Cork City Sports administrator
Fri, 01 Apr, 2016
Mark Hanrahan of Leevale Athletic Club led home an entry of well over 3,000 yesterday in the annual Ballycotton 10-mile road race in East Cork.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Mark English has vowed not to allow his disappointing 800m performance at last night’s Cork City Sports meet affect his European U23 championships gold medal bid.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
Double European medallist Mark English will look to etch his name into the rich history of The Cork City Sports at the CIT stadium in Bishopstown this evening.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
The next few weeks are vital for Rob Heffernan’s season, as he bids to forget recent surgeries and prepare to defend his world championship title in the 50km Walk.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
August’s World Championships in Beijing may be the summer priority but Mark English has also earmarked the Monaco Diamond League meet in mid-July for a crack at David Matthews’ 20-year old Irish 800m record.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Expectations exceeded as 6,000 attend Cork City Primary Sports event
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Cork’s 2010 All-Ireland-winning goalkeeper Alan Quirke is to join UCC’s Department of Sport and Physical Activity as a sports officer.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
Running: The inception of the Dublin marathon in 1980 proved to be a catalyst for the original running boom in Ireland, and for Jerry Kiernan, it was a glorious time.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Ahead of Cork Fashion Week, five of the city’s movers and shakers tell Claire O’Sullivan what gives the city its edge
Sun, 28 Sep, 2014
Thomas Barr beat world champion Jehue Gordon in the 400m hurdles in a new stadium record of 48.94 at a pulsating Morton Games in Dublin last night while the mile record for Morton was also shattered by American Will Leer in 3:51.82 as 10 men went under four minutes.
Sat, 12 Jul, 2014
He has seen Páirc Uí Chaoimh through its various incarnations, and steered Cork GAA through both heady and turbulent times. Whenever Frank Murphy steps down as GAA Board secretary, it will bring to a close a truly remarkable era of administration on Leeside. But that’s only half the story.
Sat, 12 Jul, 2014
Life as a senior athlete has been an "incredible whirlwind" for Bandon’s Phil Healy, one outstanding performance after another; the ladder swiftly climbed.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
Another masters world record for Robert Heffernan in the men’s 3,000m race walk and a sub 50 second 400m hurdles for Thomas Barr as an engaging 63rd Cork City Sports last night in Bishopstown gave a significant marker for what lies at ahead at the European Championships in Zurich in August.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
A host of athletic stars from around the world have arrived for the meet being held this evening in CIT.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
Rob Heffernan will be making a short stopover in Cork on Tuesday evening as he attempts to defend his Cork City Sports 3,000m race-walk title.
Sat, 05 Jul, 2014
Thomas Barr goes into Tuesday’s Cork City Sports ranked number three in Europe over 400m hurdles and he believes the home meet can help him in his quest for a medal at the European Championships in August.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2014
At 27, Mark Hanrahan found himself at a crossroads.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
You could say he walked it! The man who won Ireland’s first gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in 18 years has been crowned Cork Person of the Year.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2014
Cork’s Brian Murphy showed true grit in the men’s 400m to win his third national title in a row in 47.14, as Kelly Proper was laden with gold and four national titles in monsoon conditions at the 141st Woodie’s DIY National Track and Field Championships in Morton Stadium over the weekend.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2013
The surnames of Lawler and Healy, though not yet in lights, are inscribed above the 100m and 200m national junior records, while Lavin is our fastest ever junior over the hurdles, quicker even than Derval O’Rourke.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2013
American sprinter Cleo VanBuren is determined to write her name into the history books by becoming the first lady to break 11 seconds on Irish soil.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2013
Derval O’Rourke is the standout name of the athletes pre-selected for the European first league team championships at the end of the month.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2013
Robert Heffernan embarks on the first leg of an Olympic double today when he lines up for the men’s 20k walk before embarking on a new Olympic experience in the 50k walk next Saturday.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2012
Ciarán Ó Lionáird will face a defining moment in his career when he lines up for the first round heats of the men’s 1500m at the Olympic Stadium tonight (8.25pm).
Fri, 03 Aug, 2012
Ireland’s Olympic Team manager said last night the women’s 4x400m relay team will put the controversy that embroiled the squad behind them and move forward towards their goal — a place in the Olympic final.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012
Ireland’s Olympic team manager yesterday rejected any association or coaching arrangement between Irish Olympic race walker, Robert Heffernan, and former Olympic silver medallist, Francisco ‘Paco’ Fernandez, who is serving a ban for his involvement in a drugs scandal in Spain.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2012
Ciarán Ó Lionáird got his Olympic campaign back on track at Cork City Sports last night when he finished fifth of five athletes to go under four minutes in the featured Cork Airport Men’s Mile, which was won by Ryan Gregson (Australia) with a perfectly executed 3:57.98.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012