Mark English winning the National Indoor Championships; Image courtesy of Kieran Carlin
22 Feb 2015

Top marks for English in final test

There were a number of top performances at the GloHealth National Indoor Championships where UCD’s Mark English rubber-stamped his ticket to the European Indoor Championships in Prague on March 6-8. English finished 6th in the 800m in 1:47.17 on Saturday at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham and returned

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20 Feb 2015

Chefs To Brew Up Athlone Storm

Piece courtesy of @irishhurdlers at http://www.irishhurdlers.com/ After his heroics on Wednesday night it looks like @TreyvaudsResto will make a surprise appearance at this weekend’s National Championships in Athlone. One of the new kids on the block in the Athletics Culinary world, Treyvaud set twitter on fire during the Men’s Mile

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19 Feb 2015

Live Stream: Dibaba goes for World Record in Stockholm

Genzebe Dibaba is on the world record hunt for 5,000m in Stockholm tonight at the XL Galan meeting. Watch a high-quality live stream, with English commentary, here: The meet timetable is below, with startng line-ups further down. All times are in local time. For GMT/Irish time, subtract one hour. The

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18 Feb 2015

Jackson’s World Record Set To Reach Milestone Mark

On the day of this year’s European indoor 60m hurdles final in Prague, March 6th, Colin Jackson‘s world record for the event will turn 21 years old. Will it be challenged? Absolutely not. 7.30 seconds is the mark which has stood relatively unchallenged since the day it was set, while 5

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Barshim reaches high. Image via Athlone IT
18 Feb 2015

Live stream: AIT International Grand Prix

A host of international stars are competing in Athlone tonight with Mutaz Essa Barshim taking top billing in the men’s high jump. It is now well publicised that Asafa Powell will be competing in the men’s 60m and Tianna Bartolleta and Carmelita Jeter, two members of the US 4 by

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Mo Farah and Andy Vernon pictured afther the 10,000m at the European Championships in Zurich. Image: PhotoRun
17 Feb 2015

Farah and Vernon go to war on Twitter

Mo Farah is a two-time Olympic champion, three-time world champion, but for all his success, it seems he gets pretty defensive when facing some criticism on Twitter. This afternoon, British teammate and rival Andy Vernon, who finished second to Farah in the European Championships 10,000m last summer, spoke out criticising

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Treacy to take on steeple test in Letterkenny
16 Feb 2015

Treacy wins thrilling 3,000m at British Indoor Championships

Sara Treacy caused a stir in Sheffield when she edged victory on the line in the women’s 3,000m at the Sainsbury’s British Championships in Sheffield yesterday. Treacy held off Emelia Gorecka on the line in 9:06.23 to 9:06.27 – both new personal bests. Jessica Judd finished third in 9:09.67. That

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Centrowitz takes the title from Nick Willis. Image: PhotRun
15 Feb 2015

The duel in the Armory: Centrowitz and Willis, and the Wanamaker Mile

In the end, the battle that determined the winner of the men’s Wanamaker mile was not so much the final run to the finish line – as tight and thrilling as that home-stretch duel was – but the one that occurred when Matt Centrowitz and Nick Willis raced to the

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15 Feb 2015

Mageean and Murray make their mark at Millrose

Ciara Mageean had an impressive run at the Millrose Games in New York last night in the women’s 3,000m, securing qualification for the upcoming European Championships when finishing seventh in 8:55.09. The race was won by Sally Kipyego in 8:41.72. “I’m happy enough with the time; the aim was to

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Comeback Ciara: Mageean has been beset by injuries but showed her latent talent with 4:08.32 in Heusden
14 Feb 2015

Mageean and Murray looking for Millrose magic

Ireland has two representatives in the Big Apple for tonight’s Millrose Games at the Armory. Ciara Mageean will race over 3,000m, and will look to secure the qualifying time for the European Indoor Championships in Prague next month. Mageean comes to New York off the back of her  anchor performance

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