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21 Aug 2015

Beijing World Championships: Irish Athlete Timetable

Countdown to Beijing:  Irish schedule for IAAF World Championships The IAAF World Championships (August 22-30) start this coming Saturday in the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing with an Irish squad of 16 athletes set to compete. Below is the Irish schedule for the event. For all you need to know

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20 Aug 2015

Meet The Team: Queen Of Speed, Kelly Proper

ATHLETE: Kelly Proper AGE: 27 EVENT: 200m PERSONAL BEST: 23.15 EVENT SCHEDULE: Wednesday 26th: Heats, 12:15pm/local time: 19:15 Thursday 27th: Semi-final, Irish time: Irish time: 12:35pm/local time: 19:35 Friday 28th: Final, Irish time: 14:00/local time: 21:00 Kelly Proper is one of four Irish athletes who benefited from the IAAF quota

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12 Aug 2015

Four Athletes Added To Irish World Championships Team

Irish team boosted with addition of four athletes for the World Track and Field Championships The Irish team has been boosted with the addition of four athletes for the World Track and Field Championships in Beijing on the 22nd-30th of August who have been invited under the new IAAF quota

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Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin
07 Aug 2015

Olympic Champ Wants Gatlin Win; Beer Mile Record Bested; Your JTG 5-A-Day

British Athletes Warned Not To Reveal Blood Data In the aftermath of last weeks German documentary on blood doping British athletes have been warned to keep their data to themselves. “British Athletics has warned track-and-field stars past and present against allowing their blood data to be revealed after it emerged

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Proper winning the 100m at the 2014 national championships
07 Aug 2015

Ireland’s Fastest Females: The Ones To Watch At Nationals

Elizabeth Egan brings us this peice on all things women’s sprints as we look forward to this weekend’s National Championships, as well as a brief look at the main contenders for the World Championships in Beijing later this month.   The Young Guns The new generation of sprint stars are

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04 Aug 2015

Thomas Barr Bidding For 5th Title At GloHealth National Champs

Thomas Barr is bidding for his 5th 400m hurdles title at the GloHealth National Track and Field Championships this weekend (August 8/9) at Morton Stadium as he primes for the World Track and Field Championships later this month. “It’s the one time of the year where all of Ireland’s best,

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Phil Healy and Kelly Proper battling it out over 100m
22 Jul 2015

Tón Le Gaoithe Roundup: Waterford Wind Blows Athletics In The Right Direction

Ireland’s first wind sprint meet Tón Le Gaoithe (Wind in your back) stayed true to its name with the weather gods delivering ideal conditions at the RSC track in Waterford. What ensued was two hours of personal bests, seasons bests and track records. It was evident from the start that

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Proper winning the 100m at the 2014 national championships
25 Jun 2015

Proper closes in on world standard in Sollentuna

Kelly Proper edged ever closer to the world championships qualifying time of 23.20 when she finished second over 200m in Sollentuna tonight in a season’s best of 23.24. The multi-talented Proper, the Irish record holder for the long jump and European indoor finalist, has been specialising more and more in

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Kelly.Proper won last nights 200m at the Morton Games
25 Jun 2015

Sollentuna Live Stream – Proper and Pena In Action

Live athletics tonight from Sollentuna, Sweden, with a stream available from 17:30 Irish time. There’s Irish interest in the women’s events with two Irish record holders in action. Tori Pena will be hoping to improve on her 4.15m pole vault from the Euro Team Championships, and she’ll be up against

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The Irish U23 Relay Team with coach Shane McCormack
06 Jun 2015

Proper And Lawler Blaze An Irish Trail In Geneva

The AtletiCAGenève track meet in Geneva, Switzerland has been a happy hunting-ground for Irish athletes in recent years and the 28th edition (today) proved just as successful. Classy Kelly Performance of the day from an Irish perspective would have to be Kelly Proper‘s blistering 200m run of 23.26, just .06

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