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Round-Up: English qualifies for Worlds. Record for Michaela Walsh (updated).

Mark English qualified for the World Championships with a time of 1 min 45.42 secs for second place in the men’s 800m at today’s Diamond League Meet in Stockholm. Race winner was Thijmen Kupers of the Netherlands in 1:45.02. Finishing third behind English was Rynhardt van Rensburg of South Africa in 1:45.73. In the 1500m, […]

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Barr Runs 48.95 secs for third at Bislett Games

Thomas Barr produced his trademark finishing surge to finish third in the 400m hurdles at the Bislett Games in Oslo – his first Diamond League race of the season. In a race full of surprises, 21-year-old Karsten Warholm dictated the pace of the race from the start and went on to win in a Norwegian […]

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Strong runs from Mark English, Paul Robinson and Brian Gregan.

In his first race for some time, UCD’s Mark English finished fourth in the 800m at the Boston Boost meet yesterday. His time of 1:46.06, though well off his personal best of 1:44.84 run in 2013, was am encouraging start to his season. Qualifying mark for the World Championships is 1:45.90. At Nimwegan in the […]

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Round-up: Indoor titles for Travers, Healy, Gregan and Leon Reid. Clohisey wins Enniscorthy 10k. Foster runs 11.42 secs.

John Travers of Donore Harriers outsprinted Paul Robinson of St Coca’s for victory in a thrilling men’s 1500m at the Irish Life Health National Indoors in Abbotstown. Travers was timed at 3:50.44 to Robinson’s 3:50.55 with Raheny’s Cillian Kirwan coming from behind to finish third in 3:54.65. Olympic steeplechaser Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle was a […]

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Cross-Country: Sullivan and Doyle win Dublin Novice titles.Plus Round-Up.

On a glorious autumn afternoon at the Magazine Hill in the Phoenix Park, Clare Sullivan of Rathfarnham WSAF and Clonliffe’s Cathal Doyle were the winners of the Dublin Novice Cross-Country titles. First up was the women’s 4km race, with Sullivan part of a breakaway group that pushed to the front from the opening lap. Leading […]

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Mageean PB 2:00.79 for 800m at Morton Games. English 1:45.36 in London

A huge PB of 2:00.79 for Ciara Mageean of UCD proved the highlight of tonight’s Morton Games in Santry. Last month, Mageean improved her time to 2:02.84 at the Northern Irish Championships in Belfast, and she showed  she meant business tonight going through the opening 400m lap in 59 secs  and 600m in 1:30 along […]

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Rio-bound Sara Treacy runs 2:06.84 PB for 800m. Plus round-up

Sara Treacy, who will run the steeplechase for Ireland in the Rio Olympics, showed impressive form when she won both the 800m and 1500m at the UK Women’s League Div 1 match in Swansea. Treacy’s huge personal best of 2.06.84 for the 800m beat the Treacy family record; mother Siobhan ran 2:07 for the 800m […]

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Mile PB for Mageean. Fast 300m for Gregan

Ciara Mageean of UCD ran a personal best 4 mins 35.47 secs to finish second in the Great North Run Mile at Newcastle yesterday. The race was won by Scotland’s Laura Muir in 4:34.84.  Donore’s John Travers finished 7th in the men’s mile with a time of 4:03.68. In the much-hyped 30th anniversary Great North […]

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European T-F – Schedule and Results.

Paul Robinson finished fourth in a dramatic 1500m while  the Irish men’s 4 x 400m team set a new national record at the final session of the  Europeans Championships in Zurich. In the 1500m Ciaran O Lionaird was tripped from behind  on the second last lap. There were two more fallers on the last lap. […]

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Nat T-F Day 2: O Lionaird, Mageean win 1500m titles. With Results Summary

Leevale’s Ciaran O Lionaird booked his place on the Irish team for the European Athletics Championships when he won a thrilling 1500m at the second day of the Glo Health Irish Track and Field Championships in Santry. Four men have A qualifying standards for the 1500m at the Europeans and they duly finished in the […]

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