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# World Championships

August 2023
Jackson retains women's 200m world title with stunning run
American Noah Lyles won the men’s 200m final.
Bol strikes hurdles gold amid shock Jamaican title double and buggy crash
Elsewhere, newly-crowned 100m champion Noah Lyles advanced to the 200m final after the freak cart crash.
English clocks season's best but misses out on 800m final
English finished seventh in his semi-final in a time of 1:45.14.
Season's best for Brendan Boyce sees him finish 24th in 35km race walk
The Finn Valley AC man was competiting in his sixth successive World Championships and finished in a time of 2:37.26.
Britain's Kerr stuns Ingebrigtsen in 1500m final; Warholm claims hurdles hat-trick
Olympic champion Katie Moon and Nina Kennedy shared gold in a nail-biting women’s pole vault final.
Irish duo Lavin and English qualify for World Championships semi-finals
Lavin ran 12.69 in the 100m hurdles heats, just outside her personal best and Derval O’Rourke’s national record.
'I'm back!' - Richardson takes world 100m gold
There was more American success as Grant Holloway became the second athlete after compatriot Greg Foster to claim three consecutive world 110m hurdles titles.
'I've become king of making it to the semis and getting booted out'
Andrew Coscoran aiming to reach men’s 1500m final, while mixed 4x400m relay team claim sixth place at World Championships.
Mageean and Healy through to semis, Irish mixed relay team reaches final
There were impressive performances too from Sophie O’Sullivan and Kate O’Connor.
Finn Lynch secures Olympic qualifying spot for Ireland
The 27-year-old finished 23rd overall in the men’s dinghy class while claiming the 15th nation spot.
Mageean and Healy through to semis, Irish mixed relay team reaches final
There were impressive performances too from Sophie O’Sullivan and Kate O’Connor.
This year
Irish boxers will not take part at World Championships following IABA vote
The World Championships will take place later this year.
Last year
James Wade knocked out of World Championship by Jim Williams
Williams caused the biggest shock of the tournament so far in beating the four-time semi-finalist 3-2.
Brilliant bronze for Ireland in Lightweight Women’s Double Sculls final
Margaret Cremen and Aoife Casey produced a strong finish in the Czech Republic.
Mona McSharry storms into 50m Breaststroke final in Rome
Shane Ryan, Max McCusker, Eoin Corby and Liam Custer all fell short this morning.
Ireland seal silver and bronze medals at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships
It was a day to remember for Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal.
Wightman upstages Ingebrigtsen for 1500m gold...with dad commentating
Ingebrigtsen led at the bell for the final lap.
Rojas leads familiar cast to world golds in Oregon
Rojas was among three female two-time Olympic champions to strike gold in Eugene.
Broadhurst and O'Rourke reach World Championship finals on special day for Irish boxing
The Irish pair came through this afternoon’s semi-final in Turkey.
Olympic champion Kellie Harrington won't compete at World Championships
The Dubliner has been ruled out through injury.
Class of 92 – John Higgins, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Williams reach last four
It is the first time the trio have all made the semi-finals at the Crucible since 1999.
Snooker star Judd Trump sees the funny side as he plays joke on referee
The 32-year-old distracted Ben Williams then moved a ball to pretend to give himself an easier shot – to the amusement of the Crucible crowd.
All time
Irish pair Dickson and Waddilove currently 3rd at World Championships
Meanwhile, Seafra Guilfoyle and Johnny Durca are 16th.
Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’
Nevertheless, world champion O’Sullivan hailed the return of fans to the famous venue as the World Championships got underway.
Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby
The Rocket wins frames 23 and 24 of his best-of-33 semi-final at the Crucible.
Ronnie O’Sullivan roars into quarter-finals despite Crucible ‘stress’
O’Sullivan will take on Mark Williams for a place in the last four.
Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history
Shaun Murphy’s previous record of 149 minutes was blown away this morning.
Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener
Stuart Bingham beat qualifier Ashley Carty 10-7 at the World Snooker Championships.
'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'
In part four of our series, Olive Loughnane discusses life after the Olympics.
Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships
The 30-year-old came 15th overall, finishing with a time of 3:29.699.
Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet
A strong Wednesday saw Murphy break into the top five overall, with Howth’s Hopkins joining her in the Gold Fleet.
Ireland's Dunleavy and McCrystal claim silver medal at World Championships
It was the New Zealanders who took gold as expected, with a time of 3:23.163.
'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'
Nicole Turner on growing up with dwarfism and winning a bronze medal at the World Championships earlier this year.
Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'
A fascinating interview with Ireland’s recent world finalist on Off The Ball AM this morning.
TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha
Seb Coe told Gabby Logan to ‘go back to Match of the Day’, but the Beeb’s coverage wasn’t nearly as harsh as it ought to have been.
Nia Ali wins hurdles gold as USA finish on a high note
Uganda’s world cross country champion Joshua Cheptegei stayed ahead of a strong field to win the 10,000m on the last evening of action in Qatar.
Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon
The Irishman produced a brave performance at the World Athletics Championships.
'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double
The world 1,500m and 10,000m champion insists ‘ I have been clean all my life’.
Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar
It was a night of high drama in front of a rare packed house at the Khalifa Stadium.
'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'
Ciara Mageean booked her place in the 1,500m final at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday night.