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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

athletics

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# Gold run
Historic win for Irish U-23s in Portugal
Ireland’s young athletes took top honours in Portugal.
# 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.
# 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.
# Dublin Marathon
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.
# London 2012
Olympic ticket prices to range from £20.12 to £2012
London 2012 unveil “the daddy of all ticketing strategies”
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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
Commonwealth Games unveil secret policing weapon... monkeys
Games officials enlist the help of Langur monkeys as problems with packs of wild monkeys grow.
# 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.
# Games
Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed
Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.
# Games
Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games
Two countries confirm they will attend troubled Games as athletes begin to arrive.
# Commonwealth Games
NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation
Northern Ireland could withdraw from troubled Games, despite urging from all quarters to participate.
# 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.
# Commonwealth Games
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.
# Couch Potato
Sofa Supporter: your guide to sport on TV this weekend
All the sport that’s fit to watch.