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From The42 Historic win for Irish U-23s in Portugal Gold Run

Historic win for Irish U-23s in Portugal

Ireland’s young athletes took top honours in Portugal.

From The42 When Derval met Roy: 'I'm the president, but more importantly I'm from Cork' Tractor Girl

When Derval met Roy: 'I'm the president, but more importantly I'm from Cork'

Never meet you heroes – unless your Derval O’Rourke and Roy Keane.

From The42 Participation – and speed – records broken at Dublin Marathon Dublin Marathon

Participation – and speed – records broken at Dublin Marathon

In a field with record numbers, the course records in both the men’s and women’s Dublin Marathon are broken.

How 13,000 Dublin Marathon runners can avoid ‘The Wall’

An American engineer discovers how marathon runners – including the 13,000 in Dublin tomorrow – can avoid burnout.

From The42 Olympic ticket prices to range from £20.12 to £2012 London 2012

Olympic ticket prices to range from £20.12 to £2012

London 2012 unveil “the daddy of all ticketing strategies”

From The42 Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test Commonwealth Games

Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test

After 100m ‘winner’ Damola Osayomi and hurdler Samuel Okon, now Folashade Abugan fails a steroid test.

From The42 Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games Games

Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games

Walker Rani Yadav becomes the third athlete suspended over doping after testing positive for Nandrolene.

From The42 Commonwealth Games gold medallist fails drugs test Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games gold medallist fails drugs test

Nigeria’s Damola Osayomi – who won the women’s 100m – has tested positive for banned stimulants.

From The42 Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified Commonwealth Games

Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified

Sally Pearson wins gold at the Commonwealth Games but is disqualified hours later after England protest.

From The42 Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug Delhi Belly

Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug

The Commonwealth Games hit another snag: a fifth of English swimmers have an upset stomach and blame the pool.

From The42 Track repairs continue as athletics events loom Games

Track repairs continue as athletics events loom

Further woes for organisers of Games in Delhi as athletics track isn’t ready and hockey team made play in 80% humidity.

Commonwealth Games unveil secret policing weapon... monkeys

Games officials enlist the help of Langur monkeys as problems with packs of wild monkeys grow.

From The42 England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’ Commonwealth Games

England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’

The first English athletes arrive at the Commonwealth Games accommodation having spent the weekend in hotels.

From The42 Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed Games

Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed

Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.

From The42 Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games Games

Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games

Two countries confirm they will attend troubled Games as athletes begin to arrive.

From The42 NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation Commonwealth Games

NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation

Northern Ireland could withdraw from troubled Games, despite urging from all quarters to participate.

From The42 Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms Commonwealth Games

Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms

The organising committee of the already ill-fated games apologises for the ‘collective failure’ over living conditions.

From The42 Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue Commonwealth Games This post contains videos

Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue

A day after the Scottish team turns down the accommodation in Delhi, the roof collapses just 11 days before the games.

From The42 Sofa Supporter: your guide to sport on TV this weekend Couch Potato

Sofa Supporter: your guide to sport on TV this weekend

All the sport that’s fit to watch.