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Second place for brilliant Mageean behind Olympic champion in Diamond League 1,500m
# Keep It Going
# Keep It Going

Second place for brilliant Mageean behind Olympic champion in Diamond League 1,500m

Sep 8th 2022, 7:48 PM 18,075 Views 2 Comments

The Portaferry star finished just behind the World and Olympic Champion Faith Kipyegon.

History for Ciara Mageean as she breaks Sonia O'Sullivan's long-standing Irish record
# History
# History

History for Ciara Mageean as she breaks Sonia O'Sullivan's long-standing Irish record

Sep 2nd 2022, 9:44 PM 57,583 Views 28 Comments

Her victory in the 1500m in the Diamond League in Brussels came in a time of three minutes 56.63 seconds.

McCann sets new national record at Monaco Diamond League
# Athletics
# Athletics

McCann sets new national record at Monaco Diamond League

Aug 10th 2022, 8:48 PM 5,749 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old broke the previous national 1,000m record which was set in 1996.

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah clocks 10.83 seconds to remain unbeaten
# Stride
# Stride

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah clocks 10.83 seconds to remain unbeaten

Jun 5th 2022, 9:44 PM 4,010 Views 0 Comments

Elswhere. highly anticipated for his first 400m hurdles of the season, world record holder Karsten Warholm abruptly pulled up after clearing the first of ten hurdles

# diamond-league - Last year 2021

Thompson-Herah storms to 100m Diamond League glory in Zurich
# Star-studded Field
# Star-studded Field

Thompson-Herah storms to 100m Diamond League glory in Zurich

Sep 9th 2021, 10:10 PM 4,884 Views 0 Comments

Norway’s Karsten Warholm made his first outing in the 400m hurdles since setting a sensational world record of 45.94sec when winning gold in Tokyo.

Elaine Thompson-Herah narrowly misses out on breaking 33-year-old 100m record
# Diamond League
# Diamond League

Elaine Thompson-Herah narrowly misses out on breaking 33-year-old 100m record

Aug 21st 2021, 10:44 PM 9,312 Views 8 Comments

Sha’Carri Richardson, who missed the Olympics after testing positive for cannabis, finished last in 11.14 in her first race back following a one-month ban.

# diamond-league - All time

Mo Farah breaks one hour run world record
# ACHIEVEMENT
# ACHIEVEMENT

Mo Farah breaks one hour run world record

Sep 4th 2020, 10:01 PM 11,058 Views 12 Comments

The 37-year-old was around 10 metres behind record pace at the halfway stage but gradually increased the tempo.

Off-day for Ciara Mageean in Stockholm as Britain's Laura Muir sparkles
# Bitterswede
# Bitterswede

Off-day for Ciara Mageean in Stockholm as Britain's Laura Muir sparkles

Aug 23rd 2020, 4:36 PM 7,585 Views 4 Comments

Mageean was seeking a new Irish record in the 1500m, but was among those left in Muir’s wake.

Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time
# Lightning
# Lightning

Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time

Aug 14th 2020, 9:39 PM 16,771 Views 6 Comments

Mageean’s time was the ninth-fastest ever run over 1,000m by a woman.

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League
# On Fire
# On Fire

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League

Aug 18th 2019, 4:15 PM 7,238 Views 5 Comments

Thomas Barr and Sarah Healy were also flying the flag in Birmingham.

Semenya invited to compete in Rabat after initially being denied entry
# Backtrack
# Backtrack

Semenya invited to compete in Rabat after initially being denied entry

Jun 14th 2019, 6:52 PM 2,692 Views 0 Comments

Rabat race organisers have given Caster Semenya the green light to compete on Sunday after initially snubbing the South African.

Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form
# Razor Tight
# Razor Tight

Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form

Jun 13th 2019, 9:04 PM 8,569 Views 9 Comments

The Waterford man set a season’s best time to finish behind Norwegian world champion, Karsten Warholm.

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
# Athletics
# Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

Jun 6th 2019, 8:07 PM 3,519 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm
# Athletics
# Athletics

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm

May 30th 2019, 9:39 PM 7,151 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford native finished third in the 400m hurdles this evening.

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China
# Diamond League
# Diamond League

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China

May 18th 2019, 2:40 PM 5,155 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.

Watch: Ethiopian athlete pulls race leader's shorts in bizarre finish to men's 5,000m
# Tug Of War
# Tug Of War

Watch: Ethiopian athlete pulls race leader's shorts in bizarre finish to men's 5,000m

Jul 6th 2018, 4:15 PM 13,959 Views 2 Comments

Two runners got tangled up on the final bend of the race at Lausanne’s Athletissima IAAF Diamond League meeting.

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League
# Getting Better
# Getting Better

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League

Jun 7th 2018, 11:07 PM 5,371 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.

Mo Farah wins his last ever track race after thrilling finish in 5,000m
# One Mo Mile
# One Mo Mile

Mo Farah wins his last ever track race after thrilling finish in 5,000m

Aug 25th 2017, 10:31 AM 5,708 Views 11 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion will now turn his attention to road races in the future.

Thunderstruck! Usain Bolt clocks first sub-10 second time of the season in Monaco
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

Thunderstruck! Usain Bolt clocks first sub-10 second time of the season in Monaco

Jul 22nd 2017, 2:32 PM 7,603 Views 6 Comments

The eight-time Olympic champion won the 100m at the Monaco Diamond League in a time of 9.95 seconds.

Usain Bolt's team refute allegations they had rival “booted out” of Diamond League race
# Usain Bold
# Usain Bold

Usain Bolt's team refute allegations they had rival “booted out” of Diamond League race

Jul 20th 2017, 5:57 PM 6,658 Views 2 Comments

Canada’s Andre De Grasse, long mooted as Bolt’s heir, will not face the Jamaican tomorrow.

'It will be a day I remember for the rest of my life': Mo Farah announces last British track race
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

'It will be a day I remember for the rest of my life': Mo Farah announces last British track race

Jul 13th 2017, 5:29 PM 5,819 Views 24 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion will run his last British track race at the Grand Prix in Birmingham.

Watch: Ireland's 4x100m relay team smash national junior record at Diamond League event
# Pace To Burn
# Pace To Burn

Watch: Ireland's 4x100m relay team smash national junior record at Diamond League event

Jul 7th 2017, 2:28 PM 8,440 Views 3 Comments

What a performance from Molly Scott, Sharlene Mawdsley, Gina Akpe Moses and Ciara Neville.

Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League
# Going Well
# Going Well

Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League

Jun 18th 2017, 5:54 PM 4,218 Views 2 Comments

The Letterkenny native qualified for London with a time of 1.45.42 in Stockholm.

Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season
# Yes Boys
# Yes Boys

Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season

Jun 16th 2017, 1:13 AM 4,431 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native impressed in a quick race in Norway.

This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League
# Close Call
# Close Call

This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League

May 5th 2017, 9:22 PM 14,055 Views 6 Comments

The cameraman doesn’t move an inch despite the javelin appearing to come straight for him.

Asafa Powell, Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse all out-classed in the Diamond League
# 100m Sprint
# 100m Sprint

Asafa Powell, Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse all out-classed in the Diamond League

May 5th 2017, 8:39 PM 7,093 Views 3 Comments

Akani Simbine of South Africa thundered home in first place in a time of 9.99 seconds.

Thomas Barr concludes his season with fine performance in the Diamond League
# All Over Barr The Shouting
# All Over Barr The Shouting

Thomas Barr concludes his season with fine performance in the Diamond League

Sep 1st 2016, 9:23 PM 9,748 Views 2 Comments

Barr finished fourth in the Olympic final in Rio, but couldn’t replicate that performance in Switzerland tonight.

VIDEO: Caster Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha
# Formidable
# Formidable

VIDEO: Caster Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha

May 6th 2016, 11:01 PM 6,500 Views 5 Comments

In doubly bad news for her rivals in an Olympics year, the South African admitted afterwards she had held back.

Waterford man Barr produced a storming run at a prestigious event in Qatar
# High Performer
# High Performer

Waterford man Barr produced a storming run at a prestigious event in Qatar

May 15th 2015, 6:35 PM 4,725 Views 3 Comments

The 22-year-old delivered another superb run to underline his rich talent.

It's Your Usain Bolt Riding A Rocket Picture Of The Day
# Sky Rockets In Flight
# Sky Rockets In Flight

It's Your Usain Bolt Riding A Rocket Picture Of The Day

Jul 26th 2013, 7:37 PM 2,587 Views 3 Comments

The Olympic 100m champ sure knows how to make an entrance.

Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier
# Focus
# Focus

Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier

Jul 14th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,130 Views 6 Comments

The 30-year-old American had run the fastest time in the world this year of 9.75 seconds.

Athletics world rocked as Gay, Powell and Simpson test positive for banned substance
# Doping
# Doping

Athletics world rocked as Gay, Powell and Simpson test positive for banned substance

Jul 14th 2013, 5:03 PM 18,632 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a dramatic day in the world of elite sprinting.

That's a lot of zeroes! Diamond League organisers splash out to bring Bolt to Paris
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

That's a lot of zeroes! Diamond League organisers splash out to bring Bolt to Paris

Feb 27th 2013, 10:39 AM 1,579 Views 2 Comments

Guess how much his appearance fee is?

Farah savours fans' reaction on track return
# Comeback
# Comeback

Farah savours fans' reaction on track return

Aug 26th 2012, 8:20 PM 696 Views 0 Comments

The British athlete triumphed in the Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League today.

Cashing in: Blake passes on 'arrogant' £25k offer from UK athletics
# Diamond League
# Diamond League

Cashing in: Blake passes on 'arrogant' £25k offer from UK athletics

Aug 23rd 2012, 4:06 PM 1,897 Views 0 Comments

Instead of picking up chump change in Birmingham, Yohann Blake will bag £300,000 in the next three weeks.

Ah well: No more Bolt v Blake races this season
# Speed Kings
# Speed Kings

Ah well: No more Bolt v Blake races this season

Aug 22nd 2012, 1:42 PM 799 Views 0 Comments

The fastest men in the world will be back in competition tomorrow, but in separate events.

Five videos you really need to see from last night's Diamond League meet in Paris
# London 2012
# London 2012

Five videos you really need to see from last night's Diamond League meet in Paris

Jul 7th 2012, 12:35 PM 748 Views 1 Comment

Some of the biggest names in world athletics continued their Olympic preparations in Paris last night.

VIDEO: Bolt edges Powell, Pearson dominates
# World Class
# World Class

VIDEO: Bolt edges Powell, Pearson dominates

Jun 7th 2012, 9:53 PM 464 Views 0 Comments

The Jamaican said his “execution was alright” after claiming victory this evening.

WATCH: Bolt scorches to fastest time of the year
# Like Lightning
# Like Lightning

WATCH: Bolt scorches to fastest time of the year

May 31st 2012, 9:04 PM 630 Views 0 Comments

The world record holder recorded a time of 9.76 seconds this evening.

Best buds: Jackson and Greene put trash talk behind them
# London 2012
# London 2012

Best buds: Jackson and Greene put trash talk behind them

May 30th 2012, 2:04 PM 384 Views 2 Comments

Bershawn Jackson had said his hurdling rival had “cashed a cheque that he can’t cash” but it’s all over now, right?

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