On this day 8 years ago David Gillick became European Indoor 400m champion for the second time. Gillick retained his title from 2005 with a dominant surge of pace off the final bend to take victory in 45.52 seconds. Check out the race video below.
Second in ten-part series: Joe Gough no ordinary Joe. This series focuses on the Top Irish masters performances of all time. While awaiting my 800 preliminary race at the World Indoor Championships in Budapest, I struck up a conversation with one of the other Irish competitors. As we parted ways,
Declan Murray leads a two-pronged attack in the 800m at the European Indoor Championships alongside Mark English later this week. He continues our JTG quick fire questions from his most important session to the ideal date. The Clonliffe Harrier will be hoping for a good showing in Prague in what
by Jack Corbett In the third instalment of our junior interview section JTG caught up with Ciara Neville who starred at the recent GloHealth National Senior Indoor Championships with silver in the 60m and 60m hurdles. She is one of the production line of female sprinting talent to emerge from
“Never doubt Eamonn Coghlan. He’ll get you in the end,” said the New York Daily News in 1983 when Eamonn Coghlan broke the 3:50 barrier on this date at the Vitalis Invite Indoor Mile with 3:49.78 – the first sub 3:50 mile indoors. “Coghlan’s time transcends the stopwatches and decimal
We put a few members of the Irish team set for the European Indoors in Prague to the test with our quick fire questions at the official team announcement at the St Helen’s Radisson Blu Hotel last Tuesday. First up is Mark English who will be competing in the 800m
Live on Eurosport, or on the stream below – Live athletics from the Malmo Indoor games which features a host of the main contenders from this indoor season. World records will be under threat from Mutaz Essa Barshim and Renaud Lavillenie in the HJ and PV, and Kim Collins will
Ben Blankenship has been on fire this indoor season with a series of top performances culminating in a personal best for fourth in 3:35.28 at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix. We caught up with him immediately after his race to talk about the indoor season and what lays ahead. The
First in a ten-part series highlighting the best Irish masters performances. My first memories of watching track and field date back to the summer of 1976 when my dad and I watched Ireland’s Eamon Coghlan advance through the rounds of the 1500 meters at the Montreal Olympics. The outcome has
Sportsfile have compiled a nice montage of the weekend’s National Indoor Championships including race-footage and interviews with some of the stars of the show. Check it out below. GloHealth Indoor Championships Round Up from Sportsfile on Vimeo.