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# ciaran-olionaird - Sunday 14 February, 2016

'It's taken a ton of work just to be able to walk on the leg again' - Ó Lionáird
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

'It's taken a ton of work just to be able to walk on the leg again' - Ó Lionáird

Feb 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 19,569 Views 4 Comments

One of Ireland’s most exciting track talents opens up on his injury struggles and his plans for redemption in Rio.

# ciaran-olionaird - Sunday 19 April, 2015

After 2-year drugs ban, Westmeath's Martin Fagan posts Olympic qualifying time in Zurich
# Controversial
# Controversial

After 2-year drugs ban, Westmeath's Martin Fagan posts Olympic qualifying time in Zurich

Apr 19th 2015, 11:02 AM 6,164 Views 18 Comments

Long distance runner took performance-enhancing EPO in a desperate attempt to reach London 2012.

# ciaran-olionaird - Monday 21 July, 2014

Ciarán O'Lionaird is named best athlete at Senior Track and Field Championships
# Winning
# Winning

Ciarán O'Lionaird is named best athlete at Senior Track and Field Championships

Jul 21st 2014, 12:13 PM 2,707 Views 1 Comment

While Kelly Proper picked up her third medal of the meet.

# ciaran-olionaird - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Bearded American wonder smashes 34-year-old mile record at Morton Stadium
# Hirsute Hero
# Hirsute Hero

Bearded American wonder smashes 34-year-old mile record at Morton Stadium

Jul 12th 2014, 12:51 PM 8,607 Views 0 Comments

Mark English continued his recent run of form to win the Men’s 800m.

# ciaran-olionaird - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Irish athlete Ciarán O’Lionáird backs LGBT protests at Winter Olympics
# Interview
# Interview

Irish athlete Ciarán O’Lionáird backs LGBT protests at Winter Olympics

Jan 15th 2014, 7:50 AM 4,596 Views 2 Comments

In an interview with Off the Ball, the 25-year-old encouraged the sports world to stand up to Russia’s anti-gay laws.

# ciaran-olionaird - Monday 4 March, 2013

In pictures: Ciaran O'Lionaird and Fionnuala Britton land back with Indoor medals
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

In pictures: Ciaran O'Lionaird and Fionnuala Britton land back with Indoor medals

Mar 4th 2013, 7:50 PM 1,794 Views 1 Comment

There was some excess baggage for two athletes, back form Sweden.

# ciaran-olionaird - Sunday 3 March, 2013

In pictures: Ireland at the European Indoor Championships
# Goteburg 2013
# Goteburg 2013

In pictures: Ireland at the European Indoor Championships

Mar 3rd 2013, 9:00 PM 9,724 Views 10 Comments

After Ciaran O’Lionaird’s bronze medal win yesterday, we had another one in the Women’s 3000m this afternoon.

# ciaran-olionaird - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Ciarán O'Lionáird wins bronze for Ireland
# Bronze
# Bronze

Ciarán O'Lionáird wins bronze for Ireland

Mar 2nd 2013, 6:02 PM 10,151 Views 23 Comments

A personal best sees the 3000m runner claim Ireland’s first medal of the games.

# ciaran-olionaird - Friday 1 March, 2013

Indoor Championships: Ó Lionáird continues return to the top
# Gothenburg
# Gothenburg

Indoor Championships: Ó Lionáird continues return to the top

Mar 1st 2013, 11:55 AM 942 Views 0 Comments

The Corkman took his place in the 3000 metre European final with a tactically impressive run this morning.

# ciaran-olionaird - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Get ready, Gothenburg -- you are about to witness the return of The Bullet with the Mullet
# European Indoors
# European Indoors

Get ready, Gothenburg -- you are about to witness the return of The Bullet with the Mullet

Feb 28th 2013, 6:25 PM 2,091 Views 0 Comments

It looks like Ciaran O’Lionaird has gone back to his much-loved hairstyle.

# ciaran-olionaird - Monday 25 February, 2013

The 11 Irish athletes going to European Indoors this week (and when you can see them)
# The Right Track
# The Right Track

The 11 Irish athletes going to European Indoors this week (and when you can see them)

Feb 25th 2013, 8:51 PM 1,570 Views 1 Comment

The European Indoor Championships begin in Gothenburg on Friday morning.

# ciaran-olionaird - Thursday 9 August, 2012

'We need to be realistic about winning medals' - Cragg
# London 2012
# London 2012

'We need to be realistic about winning medals' - Cragg

Aug 9th 2012, 8:32 AM 829 Views 6 Comments

The Irish runner says the hopes of fans and an athlete’s own aims need to be kept separate.

# ciaran-olionaird - Friday 3 August, 2012

O'Lionaird may 'find something else to do with my life' following Olympics exit
# Honesty
# Honesty

O'Lionaird may 'find something else to do with my life' following Olympics exit

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:56 PM 17,909 Views 52 Comments

The Cork native expressed himself candidly after missing out on a place in the semis this evening.

# ciaran-olionaird - Friday 9 March, 2012

Derval progresses to 60m semi-final but O’Lionaird bows out of World Indoors
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Derval progresses to 60m semi-final but O’Lionaird bows out of World Indoors

Mar 9th 2012, 5:30 PM 468 Views 0 Comments

Derval O’Rourke successfully came through her heat, while Ciaran O’Lionaird finished a disappointing 11th in Istanbul today.

# ciaran-olionaird - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Small packages: O'Rourke among curtailed group for World Indoors
# Athletics
# Athletics

Small packages: O'Rourke among curtailed group for World Indoors

Feb 29th 2012, 10:58 AM 295 Views 1 Comment

Athletics Ireland will be sending just three athletes to compete in the World Indoor Championships in Turkey on 9 March.

# ciaran-olionaird - Thursday 19 January, 2012

O’Lionaird reaches out to Irish fans for financial support
# London 2012
# London 2012

O’Lionaird reaches out to Irish fans for financial support

Jan 19th 2012, 7:34 PM 7,989 Views 14 Comments

Olympic hopeful Ciaran O’Lionaird plans to set up a new online scheme which will allow fans to contribute to his training expenses.

# ciaran-olionaird - Monday 5 September, 2011

Report Card: how was Daegu for you?
# IAAF World Championships 2011
# IAAF World Championships 2011

Report Card: how was Daegu for you?

Sep 5th 2011, 4:15 PM 257 Views 0 Comments

With the dust having settled on another IAAF World Championships, we look back at the stories, both Irish and international, that grabbed the headlines last week.

# ciaran-olionaird - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Daegu days: Deadly Dai strikes in the 400m hurdles
# Golden Boy
# Golden Boy

Daegu days: Deadly Dai strikes in the 400m hurdles

Sep 1st 2011, 4:42 PM 373 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about day six at the IAAF World Championships.

Going for gold: O'Lionaird eases into 1500m final
# Right On Track
# Right On Track

Going for gold: O'Lionaird eases into 1500m final

Sep 1st 2011, 1:30 PM 615 Views 0 Comments

Corkman Ciaran O’Lionaird is into Saturday’s final after comfortably finishing sixth in his semi.

# ciaran-olionaird - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Daegu days: New King James takes 400m gold
# Golden Moment
# Golden Moment

Daegu days: New King James takes 400m gold

Aug 30th 2011, 5:25 PM 316 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about day four at the IAAF World Championships.

WATCH: O’Lionaird qualifies for 1500m semis
# On Track
# On Track

WATCH: O’Lionaird qualifies for 1500m semis

Aug 30th 2011, 10:27 AM 428 Views 0 Comments

The Corkman will go again on Thursday after a powerful finish in this morning’s heat.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Aug 30th 2011, 9:10 AM 211 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the sports news you need to know on this fine Tuesday morning.