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Athletics News


A selection of other local, national & international athletics news items...
(Updated 9th May 2016)

May 2016
...Phil Healy shines at Leevale Meet...Irish Examiner...
...David Gillick returns to the track...BBC Sport ... RTE...

Apr 2016
...Article on the late Dick Hodgins of Cork City Sports...Irish Examiner...

Mar 2016
...Sonia O’Sullivan: Do marathon runners a favour and select for Rio now...Irish Times...
...Leading Irish Olympic Rose-Anne Galligan hopeful aims to emulate Sonia O’Sullivan in more ways than one...The42
...Rob Heffernan finally beats doping cheats to get Olympic medal...Irish Examiner
...Ian O'Riordan: On Athletics: Children in need of a running revolution before it’s too late...Irish Times
...2013 European Indoor 800 metres champion Nataliya Lupu withdrawn from World Indoor Championships after her use of meldonium...Inside the Games

Feb 2016
...Ian O'Riordan: Rob Heffernan can celebrate overdue medal...Irish Times
...Article on Ciarán Ó Lionáird as he targets the 2016 Olympics...The42.ie
...A look at a day in the life of Irish Pole Vaulter Tori Pena...The42.ie
... Sonia O’Sullivan says revelations from China should not be buried by IAAF... Irish Times

Jan 2016
...Ian O'Riordan: Hosting the Olympic Games no longer a dream for major cities...Irish Times
...Ian O’Riordan: Parkrun may just be the perfect antidote...Irish Times
...A day in the Life of Irish Olympic hopeful Ciara Everard from Kilkenny...The42.ie
...Derval O’Rourke: I almost started to hate the sport because of doping...Irish Examiner
...Sonia O’Sullivan: Wiping out all world records not way forward...Irish Times
...An Irishman’s Diary about the ‘Running Footmen’...When Irish footmen were all the rage in English aristocratic circles...Irish Times
...How To Get Half A Million More People Taking Regular Exercise...Irish Sports Council
...Brendan Foster says IAAF should change its name, move out of Monaco and reset the record books...BBC Radio
...19,000 people take part in the Operation Transformation walks last weekend
...parkrun numbers now 1000 a week in Belfast, 6000 in Ireland...The Irish News

Dec 2015
...How parkrun became a global phenomenon...Independent.co.uk
...Lizzie Lee from Cork has been selected to run for team Europe at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country on January 9th

...Run the Kingdom plan 6/12/24 Hour Endurance Track Races in 2016. More info mid-January
...Rob Heffernan to learn fate on potential Olympic Bronze medal in late Feb 2016...Irish Independent
...Kilkenny’s Ciara Everard Qualifies For 2016 Olympic Games...KCLR
...New 100 mile American record set...7 min/mile pace!...Trail Runner Mag
...Irish international athlete Sara Treacy wins Meath Ladies Cross Country Championships

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