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#London 2017

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'
# Marathon Man
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# Marathon Man

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Dec 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 3,733 Views 0 Comments

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.

No fairytale ending to Usain Bolt's career as he dramatically pulls up with injury in relay final
# Painful
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# Painful

No fairytale ending to Usain Bolt's career as he dramatically pulls up with injury in relay final

Aug 12th 2017, 11:05 PM 9,350 Views 7 Comments

The 4x100m gold medal was won by Great Britain with the United States in second and Japan grabbing the bronze.

Farah denied winning send-off in London as Edris claims 5,000 metre gold
# London 2017
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# London 2017

Farah denied winning send-off in London as Edris claims 5,000 metre gold

Aug 12th 2017, 9:16 PM 10,092 Views 29 Comments

There was no fairytale ending for Mo.

Sally Pearson's face after winning the 100m hurdles gold says it all
# She's Back
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# She's Back

Sally Pearson's face after winning the 100m hurdles gold says it all

Aug 12th 2017, 8:48 PM 8,689 Views 0 Comments

Australian completes fairytale return by beating Harper Nelson and Dutkiewicz.

'The hardest decision of my life': Hamstring injury forces Boyce out of World Championships
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# London 2017

'The hardest decision of my life': Hamstring injury forces Boyce out of World Championships

Aug 12th 2017, 3:16 PM 3,296 Views 1 Comment

“It won’t be possible to do myself or my country justice.”

Turkish delight in stunning 200m final as van Niekerk pipped by 0.02 seconds
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# London 2017

Turkish delight in stunning 200m final as van Niekerk pipped by 0.02 seconds

Aug 10th 2017, 10:14 PM 8,890 Views 6 Comments

Ramil Guliyev wins Turkey’s first-ever gold at the IAAF World Championships.

Ireland's Siofra Cléirigh-Buttner falls short in 800m heats
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# London 2017

Ireland's Siofra Cléirigh-Buttner falls short in 800m heats

Aug 10th 2017, 8:37 PM 6,007 Views 24 Comments

Reigning Olympic champion Caster Semenya comfortably through to Friday’s semi-finals.

Harrowing end to the women's 400m final as Shaunae Miller-Uibo dramatically pulls up
# Agony
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# Agony

Harrowing end to the women's 400m final as Shaunae Miller-Uibo dramatically pulls up

Aug 10th 2017, 12:39 AM 12,614 Views 3 Comments

The Olympic champion seemed to pick up a muscle-related injury as she approached the finish line.

Isaac Makwala's bizarre solo run sees him reach 200m semi-final
# All On His Own
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# All On His Own

Isaac Makwala's bizarre solo run sees him reach 200m semi-final

Aug 9th 2017, 7:19 PM 17,901 Views 10 Comments

He’ll now compete again at 8.55pm and try to reach the final.

'Inhumane and unsportsmanlike': Gatlin's agent really unhappy with reaction to 100m champ
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# London 2017

'Inhumane and unsportsmanlike': Gatlin's agent really unhappy with reaction to 100m champ

Aug 8th 2017, 11:37 AM 6,755 Views 14 Comments

Gatlin, who has twice served doping bans, has not been well-received as the new world champion.

'It was always going to be a massive ask': Gregan misses out on Worlds final spot
# Hard Luck
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# Hard Luck

'It was always going to be a massive ask': Gregan misses out on Worlds final spot

Aug 6th 2017, 8:37 PM 5,142 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner finished in sixth place in the 400m semi-final.

Boos drowned out by applause as Gatlin receives 100m gold medal
# Mixed Reception
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# Mixed Reception

Boos drowned out by applause as Gatlin receives 100m gold medal

Aug 6th 2017, 7:35 PM 9,305 Views 13 Comments

The American took to the podium alongside Christian Coleman and Usain Bolt.

'I would have loved to come out with a PB, but this is the best I can do. I'm happy'
# London 2017
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# London 2017

'I would have loved to come out with a PB, but this is the best I can do. I'm happy'

Aug 6th 2017, 6:29 PM 6,273 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Claire McCarthy clocked a season’s best time of 2:38:26 in the marathon at the Worlds, which is just outside her personal best.

'It was incredible going through certain parts of the course - there was Irish from all over'
# London 2017
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# London 2017

'It was incredible going through certain parts of the course - there was Irish from all over'

Aug 6th 2017, 3:54 PM 9,512 Views 7 Comments

Mick Clohisey finished in 22nd place in today’s men’s marathon in London, with Clare runner Sean Hehir finishing in 63rd place.

Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships
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# London 2017

Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships

Aug 6th 2017, 11:52 AM 16,482 Views 9 Comments

Barr automatically qualified for tomorrow’s semi-finals in fourth place after Kyron McMaster was disqualified.

'I've done my time and I've come back': Gatlin on the defensive in his moment of glory
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# London 2017

'I've done my time and I've come back': Gatlin on the defensive in his moment of glory

Aug 6th 2017, 9:39 AM 8,828 Views 16 Comments

The American sprinter defended his right to compete, saying he had served his four year ban for doping.

'I've done all I can for the sport and myself so it's time to go': No regrets for Bolt despite bronze finish
# Farewell
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# Farewell

'I've done all I can for the sport and myself so it's time to go': No regrets for Bolt despite bronze finish

Aug 6th 2017, 9:07 AM 17,641 Views 15 Comments

He finished third in his final individual race at the IAFF World Championships, but there were no regrets for the Jamaican icon.

No fairytale ending for Bolt as Justin Gatlin storms to 100m gold in London
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# London 2017

No fairytale ending for Bolt as Justin Gatlin storms to 100m gold in London

Aug 5th 2017, 9:56 PM 43,192 Views 89 Comments

The Jamaican finished third in the final individual race of his career.

Usain Bolt pipped in photo finish, but is safely through to tonight's 100m final
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# London 2017

Usain Bolt pipped in photo finish, but is safely through to tonight's 100m final

Aug 5th 2017, 7:49 PM 8,695 Views 4 Comments

The Jamaican will take to the track for his final individual race at 9.45pm.

Mark English fails to qualify for 800m semi-finals at the World Championships
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# Hard Luck

Mark English fails to qualify for 800m semi-finals at the World Championships

Aug 5th 2017, 1:47 PM 4,433 Views 14 Comments

English finished in fifth place in heat five.

Brian Gregan impresses on way to 400m semi-finals in London
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# London 2017

Brian Gregan impresses on way to 400m semi-finals in London

Aug 5th 2017, 11:59 AM 4,574 Views 4 Comments

It was a third-place finish for the Irish athlete.

Mo Farah's double hopes endangered after battering
# Mobot
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# Mobot

Mo Farah's double hopes endangered after battering

Aug 5th 2017, 9:27 AM 42,826 Views 51 Comments

The British talisman won the 10,000m crown again last night.

'It was just a disaster out there': Disappointment for Ireland's Ciara Mageean at Worlds
# Honest Assessment
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# Honest Assessment

'It was just a disaster out there': Disappointment for Ireland's Ciara Mageean at Worlds

Aug 4th 2017, 8:26 PM 38,484 Views 51 Comments

The 25-year-old was uncharacteristically off-form in London.

Injury rules Bolt’s main rival Andre de Grasse out of World Championships
# No Showdown
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# No Showdown

Injury rules Bolt’s main rival Andre de Grasse out of World Championships

Aug 3rd 2017, 5:10 PM 4,870 Views 4 Comments

A hamstring injury comes in the way of the showdown between the two big guns.

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships
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# London Calling

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:17 PM 18,225 Views 6 Comments

Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.