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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# need for speed

Last year
Wycherley: Munster's new coaches have brought a 'different tempo' to training
Loosehead Josh Wycherley is looking to kick on again after a promising 2022/23 season.
Irish women's 4x400m relay team stick to their guns for European final
Athletics Ireland confirmed the same selection tonight.
Showboating Tebogo channels Bolt en route to stunning U20 100m glory
The Botswana superstar clocked a world U20 100m record of 9.91 – without even trying.
Wiebes sprints to victory in women's Tour de France fifth stage
The Dutch rider blew away her rivals to cross ahead of Italian world champion Elisa Balsamo and yellow jersey wearer Marianne Vos.
All time
'Hopefully teams can't live with us' – Playing with pace remains the focus for Ulster
The province have brought in S&C coach Mikey Kiley, who worked with back-to-back All-Ireland hurling champions Limerick.
Why speed has become one of hurling's most important skills
‘It is a very hard thing to stop.’
Jamaica clean sweep as Thompson-Herah storms to gold in blistering 100m final
British hope Dina Asher-Smith, the world 200m champion, failed to qualify for the final – and then pulled out of the 200m due to injury.
'If it was any other sport, you’d be shouting, singing, and dancing about it constantly. But it's Para sport'
The fastest Paralympian on the planet, Jason Smyth isn’t thinking about anything but gold at Tokyo 2020.
'It is a story of perseverance' - Former Dublin underage star set for AFL debut with Brisbane Lions
‘Jet-heeled’ James Madden will feature against Port Adelaide at the Gabba.
Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo
Under very different circumstances, this weekend would have been the central focus of Ireland’s Sevens season.
Why GAA players should use the lockdown to get faster, not fitter
‘You’re going to need six weeks training of game-based stuff to get back up to fitness anyway, you should use this period of time to clean up injuries and get faster,’ says former Dublin hurler Joey Boland.
Viviani's need for speed too much for Tour rivals in Nancy
The Italian won today’s stage, while home favourite Julian Alaphilippe remains the overall leader.
'It's falling on deaf ears': Still no plan for gardaí without lights and sirens driver training
The Garda Representative Association said as many as 60% of gardaí only have basic driver training, which means they can not exceed the speed limit in a chase.
'A Hollywood movie script that you wouldn't believe': How a shy boy from Dundrum took on the world
It’s almost 40 years ago to the day when Derek Daly found himself on the starting grid of the British Grand Prix.
Watch: Ireland's 4x100m relay team win heat to power into World Championship final
A blistering run by Scott, Akpe-Moses, Adeleke and Jumbo-Gula.
Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway
The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.
The coolest dog ever has been spotted cruising around Dublin this evening
3 common mistakes GAA players make when trying to increase their speed
Looking to get faster this winter? Here are a couple of top tips.
'The ambition is to get to the final' - Thomas Barr on his Worlds hopes and drifting
We spoke to the Irish athlete about life on and off the track.
'It's f**king insane' - One of Ireland's best rally drivers takes Joe Brolly out for a spin
The pundit gets to taste the rally experience first-hand.
Female stunt driver pranks unsuspecting dates with her mad drifting skills
They’re surprisingly chill about it.
Explosive Brown and Yarde high on Leinster's watch list - Dave Kearney
Kearney wary of the threat posed by Harlequins’ fast-paced backs.
No glory days for Springsteen as Ireland wins big on day one of the Dublin Horse Show
Cameron Hanley led the way for the locals followed by Darragh Kenny this afternoon.
This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had
It was inside you the whole time, padawan.
No surprises as Irish broadband prices one of the highest in EU
The price difference in advertised broadband between some EU countries can be as much as 400 per cent.
Australia buzzing as teen sprinter clocks faster time than young Usain Bolt
James Gallaugher is one fast kid…
Dr Eanna Falvey: Lightweight boots play a huge part in players sustaining foot injuries
The Ireland and Lions team doctor reveals a senior Ireland rugby player had to give up a lucrative deal as his boots were leading to injuries.
VIDEO: Marquise Goodwin is the second fastest player in NFL combine history
He cheated, though, he’s an Olympic long jumper and represented the USA in London.