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Seventh gold for Jason Smyth. Tobin runs 3.57 mile in Cork

Jason Smyth  from Derry Track Club has  added the T13 200m title at the Para Athletics World Championships in London to the 100m he won on Sunday. Smyth, who had comfortably won his heat yesterday stormed to victory with a season’s best time of 21.40 seconds, finishing well ahead of Namibia’s Johannes Nambala  second in […]

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World Paralymic Games: Gold for Smyth and McKillop

Jason Smyth from City of Derry won his sixth World Championship gold medal  when he won the T13 100m in a time of 10.63 seconds at the Para Athletics World Championships in London last night. Michael McKillop from North Belfast Harriers made it a double celebration for the Irish when he added the T38 800m […]

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Nat T-F Day 2: Thrilling 400m wins for Gregan and Denny. Plus results round-up

Two thrilling 400m races brought Santry to its feet on the second day of the Glo Health National Track and Field Championships today. First up were the women where the defending champion Sinead Denny of DSD just got to the line ahead of Bandon’s Phil Healy. Her time was 53.64 secs; Healy clocked 53.78 secs […]

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Para World: Gold for Smyth and McKillip

Sprinter Jason Smyth and  middle distance man Michael McKillop both struck gold at Paralympic Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, this evening. Smyth won the T13 100m in 10.62seconds to take his fifth world title and his third at 100m; the other two are at 200m.  After knee surgery earlier this year – and the […]

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Mid-Week: Robinson Runs Mile PB of 3:54.77 in Oslo. Colvert Wins Graded 100m

Paul Robinson of St Coca’s ran a personal best of 3:54.77 for the mile at last night’s Bislett Games in Oslo. World indoor 1500m champion Ayanleh Souleiman  of Djibouti won with race in 3:49.49. Robinson was running his second Diamond League in six days. In the “national” 1500m, Laura Crowe of Riocht finished second in […]

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Heffernan, Smyth, McKillop, Barry Top List of Carded Athletes

World champion race walker Robert Heffernan leads a list of 11 athletes who are to receive cash grants under the Irish Sports Council carding scheme. Heffernan gets the top grant of €40,000, along with Paralympians Jason Smyth, Michael McKillop and Orla Barry. Fionnuala Britton, who finished fourth at the European Cross-Country having won the title […]

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Minority Report: canoeing, triathlon, paralympics. Herald July 20

CANOEING: Update – Peter Egan duly won the K1 at the National Marathon Canoe Championships and then paired up with Gary Mawer to take his seventh consecutive K2 title (two of them with Neil Fleming; the rest with a number of different partners). With defending champion Neil Fleming a doubtful starter, Peter Egan of host […]

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Reynolds Runs World A Time for 110m Hurdles

Ben Reynolds has run World Championships A mark of 13.49 secs for the 110m hurdles at the Mary Peters Track Opening Invitational in Belfast easily beating Julian Ortiz Morena of Spain, who ran 14.02.  Reynold’s time is just 0.19 off Peter Coghlan’s Irish record. In a Northern Ireland double, Lisburn’s Amy Foster won the women’s […]

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Good Day for Young Irish Team at Santry

  After the opening day of competition in Santry, the young Irish team lies sixth on the table at the European Athletics Team Championships 1st League on a day dominated by the Czech Republic and by the spectacularly varied weather. Zuzana Hejnova led the way for the Czechs when she won the flat 400m instead […]

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