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Historic win for Irish U-23s in Portugal
Ireland’s young athletes took top honours in Portugal.
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.
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.
Olympic ticket prices to range from £20.12 to £2012
London 2012 unveil “the daddy of all ticketing strategies”
Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test
After 100m ‘winner’ Damola Osayomi and hurdler Samuel Okon, now Folashade Abugan fails a steroid test.
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 gold medallist fails drugs test
Nigeria’s Damola Osayomi – who won the women’s 100m – has tested positive for banned stimulants.
Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified
Sally Pearson wins gold at the Commonwealth Games but is disqualified hours later after England protest.
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.
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.
England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’
The first English athletes arrive at the Commonwealth Games accommodation having spent the weekend in hotels.
Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed
Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.
Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games
Two countries confirm they will attend troubled Games as athletes begin to arrive.
NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation
Northern Ireland could withdraw from troubled Games, despite urging from all quarters to participate.
Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms
The organising committee of the already ill-fated games apologises for the ‘collective failure’ over living conditions.
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.
Sofa Supporter: your guide to sport on TV this weekend
All the sport that’s fit to watch.