Thu, 04 Jun, 2020
Thu, 30 Apr, 2020
Fri, 24 Apr, 2020
In so many ways, this was a day of celebration. New stars emerged for Irish marathon running in Stephen Scullion and Aoife Cooke, home-grown heroes of what was a glorious festival of celebratory suffering on the streets of the capital.
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019
As she climbed the podium in Hungary to receive first prize in the European Masters Powerlifting Championship, the sound of Amhrán na bhFiann playing over the speakers, Cork grandmother Karen Barry felt an immense rush of pride.
Sun, 06 Oct, 2019
There’s never been a World Championships quite like these, and the jury is out on whether that’s a good thing. From the captivating energy of Beijing 2015 to the thronged stands of London 2017, we find ourselves here, in Doha, Qatar, wondering just what the sport and its athletes have done to deserve this.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Five days from today Ireland’s dressage team will commence their bid for honours and a possible Tokyo 2020 place when the European Championships get under way in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The Championships feature Dressage, Show Jumping and Para-Dressage, and it will be the dressage competition that gets the whole affair underway on Monday.
Wed, 14 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
Challenges made by Caster Semenya and Athletics South Africa to IAAF regulations restricting testosterone levels in women runners in selected events have been dismissed, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
Her routine is simple, its execution less so: three to four hours a day on the water, another 90 minutes in the gym — 14 to 16 sessions each week, all adding up to one exhausted athlete by the time Jenny Egan crumples into bed on a Saturday night.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019