Sun, 15 May, 2016
UK Athletics has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in the initial findings of its investigation into allegations of doping against his coach Alberto Salazar.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
Fifteen-year old Rhys McClenaghan from Bangor in Co Down is one of Ireland’s rising gymnastic stars. A strong all-rounder with a particular flair for the pommel horse, he has set his sights on making the Irish team for the European Youth Olympics in Tbil
Sat, 16 May, 2015
Joanna Mills put the ongoing controversy over the make-up of the Irish Olympic women’s 4x400m relay squad behind her yesterday by returning to the track in impressive fashion.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
Three Irish Championship debutants were shown the harsh realities of stepping up to a senior international Games in this morning’s action at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
The Aviva All-Ireland schools championships could produce one of the most exciting 800m races in the history of the event at Tullamore today.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2012
Seventeen-year-old swimming prospect Sycerika McMahon is London-bound after securing the Olympic A standard in the 100m breaststroke this morning.
Tue, 22 May, 2012
Sycerika McMahon has qualified for the women's 100m freestyle at May's European Swimming Championships in Debrecen, Hungary.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
One of Irish swimming’s oldest records fell on day three of the Irish Long Course Swimming Championships and Olympic Trials, as 20-year-old Bethany Carson slipped under Michelle Smith’s 100m butterfly mark from 1996.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
Derval O’Rourke had a grin of satisfaction after reclaiming her 60m hurdles title at the Woodies DIY Irish indoor championships at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast yesterday in 8.21 secs — modest by her standards.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
REPUBLIC of IRELAND ladies soccer manager Sue Ronan shared her experiences as both a player and international soccer manager as she praised the 105 student recipients of CIT sports bursaries at the Oriel House Hotel last night.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
BEN KIELY (Ferrybank AC) produced another sensational, record-breaking performance in the final of the boys’ 400m hurdles to claim a second gold medal for Ireland at the European Youth Olympics in Trabzon, Turkey, yesterday.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2011
RUAIRI FINNEGAN (Letterkenny AC), a finalist at the world youths championships a couple of weeks ago, claimed the gold medal in the 1,500m at the European Youth Olympics in Trabzon, Turkey, yesterday.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2011
MEGAN KIELY (Ferrybank AC) qualified for the semi-finals of the women’s 400m hurdles when she finished fifth in her first-round heat at the World Youth Championships in Lille yesterday.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2011
PAUL HESSION found plenty of reasons to smile after Saturday’s trip to the Cork City Sports.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2011
THERE was a larger than usual attendance for the early morning start of the AVIVA Irish Schools Track and Field Championships at Tullamore on Saturday when star racewalker, Kate Veale (St. Augustine’s, Dungarvan), made her first appearance on home soil since winning the bronze medal in the junior walk at the European Cup in the Algarve.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2011
KATE VEALE (West Waterford) won bronze in the junior 10k at theEuropean Racewalking Cup in Olhao, Portugal, on Saturday.
Mon, 23 May, 2011
SOME of Ireland top young talents secured qualification for international events at the Woodie’s DIY AAI Games at windswept Santry yesterday.
Mon, 16 May, 2011
LIAM HENNESSY, President of Athletics Ireland, was elected to the Council of European Athletics at the European Athletics Congress in London.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2011
EDMUND O’HALLORAN (St Francis College, Rochestown) wants to join his Leevale clubmate, Patrick Maher, at the world junior championships in Canada and yesterday he took another step towards fulfiling his ambition when he got his schools campaign off to a flyer with an emphatic victory in the 110m hurdles at the South Munster Schools championships at the Cork IT Track in Bishopstown.
Fri, 07 May, 2010
MARATHON man Martin Fagan believes he can land a medal at the European Championships if he is selected for the showpiece event.
Wed, 21 Apr, 2010
OLIVE LOUGHNANE, silver medallist in the 20k walk at the world championships in Berlin, was named Ireland’s ‘Athlete of the Year’ at an awards ceremony in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, on Saturday night.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
OLYMPIC Council of Ireland (OCI) President Pat Hickey last night warned that Irish hopes of medal glory at the London Games in three years’ time will be ‘a complete flop’ if proposed cuts to sports funding are implemented.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2009
PAUL HESSION believes David Gillick has a superb chance of claiming a bronze medal at next month’s IAAF World Championships in Berlin.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2009
Ciara Mageean showed her Championship pedigree once again by claiming gold in today's 1500 metres final at the European Youth Olympics in Tampere, Finland.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2009
Ireland's Ciara Mageean won a silver medal in today's 800 metres final at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Sudtirol, Italy.
Sun, 12 Jul, 2009
IRISH ATHLETICS legend Sonia O’Sullivan is set for an Olympic return – but not on the track.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2009
SHANE QUINN is set to continue his amazing streak of victories when he contests the intermediate 3,000m at the Irish Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore this morning.
Sat, 30 May, 2009
BRIAN GREGAN (St Mark’s, Tallaght) added his name to Patsy McGonagle’s 4 x 400m relay squad when he smashed the record with a run of 47.49 seconds at the Leinster Schools championships at Morton Stadium.
Sat, 31 May, 2008
ALISTAIR CRAGG is favourite to win the Woodies DIY National Cross-Country Championships at his first attempt in Belfast this afternoon.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2008
THE IRISH have always held a special place in their hearts for their international athletes, and Niamh Whelan is a name that could resonate for years to come.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2008
ATHLETICS IRELAND are to press to have two indoor arenas build in Dublin, Chief Executive Brendan Hackett revealed yesterday.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2007
SUZANNE HUET (Dundrum/South Dublin) achieved her qualifying standard for the European junior championships when she won the 5,000m in 16:52.67 at yesterday’s national junior and under-23 championships in Tullamore.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007
CHARLOTTE Ffrench O’Carroll crowned an excellent week for Ireland at the European Youth Olympics in Belgrade, Serbia, with a silver medal in the girl’s 3,000m last night.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2007
Athletics Ireland have announced their squad for this year’s World Youth Championships which take place in Ostrava, Czech Republic from the July 11-15.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2007
IRELAND may not have their biggest representation at next year’s Olympic Games in Beijing but it will be the best prepared and most qualified team to compete at that level.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2007
NIALL TUOHY (Newtown School) provided the upset of the meet when he fought back in the finishing straight to edge out his training partner, David McCarthy (St Augustine’s, Dungarvan) in the senior boys’ 800m at the KitKat Munster Schools track and field championships at UL.
Mon, 21 May, 2007
IRISH swimmers smashed 11 national records in the last week.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2007
FAVOURITE Ciarán Ó Lionaird (DLS Macroom) could miss the 1,500m at the Kit Kat Irish Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore on Saturday.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2006
CIARAN MCDONAGH justified coach Paul Doyle’s confidence when breaking his own national long jump record with a leap of 8.07m at the Resisprint International in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, on Sunday.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2005
AMY FOSTER, silver medallist at the European Youth Olympics a few weeks ago, revelled in the sunshine at Tullamore on Saturday when she won a gold medal in the 100m, took silver in the 200m before anchoring the Irish schools to silver in the 4x100m relay at the international track and field match between Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2005
THE Athletic Association of Ireland (AAI) last night agreed that the democratic nature of the organisation will be preserved no matter what changes take place with the implementation of the long-awaited strategic plan.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2005
AMY FOSTER (Glenlola Collegiate School), silver medallist in the 100m at the European Youth Olympics last week, will be back in action at Tullamore on Saturday and hoping for a double in the Schools International between Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2005