Mon, 18 May, 2020
Mon, 18 May, 2020
Thu, 14 May, 2020
Wed, 13 May, 2020
Wed, 06 May, 2020
Athletics Ireland has implored running groups to respect social distancing guidelines.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
Courcey Rovers were dealt a massive financial blow by the Covid-19 shutdown but are caring for the parish's most vulnerable.
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
The offices and the pitches and the gyms may be all but shuttered but sport persists.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
Facilities may only be one small step towards sporting success, but many in athletics are in celebration mode after various projects took a giant leap towards becoming reality.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
As journeys go, it’d be hard to find a more remarkable one across the length and breadth of Irish sport. From Eritrea to France, onwards to Ireland and finally, two years later, standing proud on a European podium in Portugal.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
The FAI has been left reeling by John Foley’s decision not to take up an agreed position as interim CEO at the organisation.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
The crisis-hit Football Association of Ireland was dealt another blow after the man lined up to assume the role of Interim CEO backed out at the last minute.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
Fionnuala McCormack will carry the medal hopes for the Irish at the European Cross Country on Sunday, December 8, the 35-year-old announced on an Irish team of 40 for the event in Lisbon.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
Organisers of the Dublin Marathon have announced that participants from the 2017, 2018, and 2019 editions of the race will be assured of a place next year.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019
Breaking Sonia O’Sullivan’s 24-year-old Irish 1500m record is one of the key things keeping Ciara Mageean motivated while drug scandals continue to haunt and damage her sport.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2019
Healy – who missed a lot of the season through a broken foot – wasn’t able to move up after falling behind in the first half of the heat.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
Thomas Barr has breezed through to the semi-finals of the men’s 400m hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, as new European holder Karsten Warholm staked his claim to successfully defend his world title in Qatar.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Mark English spoke out against a lack of transparency from athletics’ world governing body (IAAF) yesterday after the 26-year-old was denied a place at this year’s World Championships in Doha.
Fri, 20 Sep, 2019
Sport Ireland has announced a multi-year investment of more than €3 million in National Governing Bodies of Sport through the re-launch of the Women in Sport Programme.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
How to create the next world champion?
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
This year’s Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon will mark another step towards a ‘greener’ event, as organisers continue their efforts to reduce the single-use plastics accumulated during the race.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
In the realm of Irish distance-running, this was the best performance for many years – a two-hour, 24-minute reminder to those in Athletics Ireland of what might have been.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
The Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon was launched today as both pro and budding runners and walkers were encouraged to sign up and register for the event taking place on June 2.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Two 'half mad' Limerick dads are to brave freezing temperatures in a Russian lake in the hope of earning a top place at the forthcoming ice swimming World Championships, run by the International Ice Swimming Association (IISA).
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
By Cliona Foley Irish sports bodies are waking up today to €5 million more in funding, their first increase from the Government in a decade.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
Thomas Barr is set for some new challenges in 2019 with his first major indoor championships on the horizon and a distinct possibility of building on his medal success in Berlin last summer.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019
Having been there, done that, Sonia O’Sullivan and David Matthews know all about the path — and indeed pitfalls — between underage and senior success.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
Medals have a habit of distracting attention, bright and shiny as they are, so to get a feel for the current state of Irish athletics after the European Championships in Berlin you have to step back from Thomas Barr’s brilliant bronze and look at the week as a whole.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018
Seventeen Irish sporting organisations received welcome news yesterday with the announcement that Sport Ireland’s board approved an additional €1.5 million in high-performance funding.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018
Brendan Boyce went through the pain barrier to finish 19th in the men’s 50k walk at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin – having been in a medal position at halfway – as Ireland’s three track representatives bowed out back at the Olympic Stadium.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
World champion race-walking star Rob Heffernan has announced his retirement from international athletics.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2018
If Kilkenny hurling was a Leaving Cert subject, Wexford would treat it as the one you don’t count when calculating your points total.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
The National Rowing Centre was tranquil as the water on sun-kissed Inniscarra Lake yesterday with Ireland’s top rowers putting on a united front to launch the international regatta season and kickstart new Rowing Ireland chief executive Michelle McElligott Carpenter’s reign.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
World rowing champions Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll don't make the cut for podium funding.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
Phil Healy has become the first Irish athlete for eight years to make progress at a World Indoor Athletics Championships,
Fri, 02 Mar, 2018
Athletics Ireland has announced four athletes for the 2018 World Indoor Championships.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Here’s a prediction: the next great Irish athlete, the one we take a hiatus from work to watch challenge for an Olympic medal, will not be a distance runner.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
Athletics Ireland announced yesterday that its new CEO will be Hamish Adams, who currently holds the same position at Rowing Ireland.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
Success in distance running boils down to a relatively simple formula, but for the current crop of Irish athletes the conundrum has proved increasingly difficult to solve.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
Crowds 10ft deep cheered as runners completed the final stretch of yesterday’s Dublin Marathon.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
A record 20,000 runners will stride out on Merrion Square South tomorrow morning for the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon, with club runners from Acorn AC right through to Youghal in search of that coveted finishing medal.
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017