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#World Championships

# world-championships - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me' Salazar Story This post contains videos

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.

# world-championships - Monday 7 October, 2019

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.

# world-championships - Sunday 6 October, 2019

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’.

# world-championships - Friday 4 October, 2019

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' Over The Moon This post contains videos

'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.

# world-championships - Monday 30 September, 2019

Uganda's Nakaayi wins 800m world title in Caster Semenya's absence

Elsewhere, Karsten Warholm retained his 400m hurdles world title in impressive fashion.

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism

Attendances at the World Athletics Championships in Doha have been pretty embarrassing.

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after Onwards This post contains videos

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

# world-championships - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Jamaican sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises to record fourth 100m gold at worlds

Meanwhile, Dina Asher-Smith set a new British record in the final.

Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships Step By Step This post contains videos

Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships

The Donegal man completed the 50 km race walk in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# world-championships - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Coleman beats Gatlin to secure 100m gold at World Athletics Championships

Justin Gatlin lost his 100 metres crown to Christian Coleman in Doha on Saturday.

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships Setback This post contains videos

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

# world-championships - Friday 27 September, 2019

Christian Coleman sends early 100m message to rivals

It was an action-packed start to the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships Take A Bow This post contains videos

Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships

Braima Suncar Dabo enabled Jonathan Busby to complete the 5000m heat.

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

# world-championships - Monday 16 September, 2019

Ellen Keane's bronze medal continues fantastic few days for Ireland at World Championships

Nicole Turner also claimed a bronze amid a remarkable finish in the 50m Butterfly S6 on Saturday.

# world-championships - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis

Brendan Hyland set a new Irish record, but was .07 seconds shy of an Olympic standard.

# world-championships - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships

Dingley needed a top-12 finish to book his place in Thursday’s final.

# world-championships - Thursday 6 June, 2019

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

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

# world-championships - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

# world-championships - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport'

Ireland’s teen sensation Jordan Doran chats to The42 about her many impressive achievements.

# world-championships - Friday 30 November, 2018

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020 IOC

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020

The Dundalk boxer was speaking to Game On about the future of amateur boxing.

# world-championships - Friday 26 October, 2018

Fall sees Rhys McClenaghan crash out of World Championships

There were high hopes for the reigning European and Commonwealth champion heading into today’s qualification.

# world-championships - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria World Champions This post contains videos

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria

Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.

# world-championships - Saturday 14 July, 2018

History makers! Ireland women's relay team take silver medal at World U20 Championships World Championships This post contains videos

History makers! Ireland women's relay team take silver medal at World U20 Championships

Ireland took silver following a strong performance in Finland on Saturday afternoon at the U20s IAAF World Championships.

# world-championships - Friday 2 March, 2018

Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Phil Healy fail to progress at World Indoor Championships

There was disappointment for both runners late on Friday in Birmingham.

# world-championships - Saturday 21 October, 2017

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships" Success This post contains videos

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships"

Irish taekwondo star Sarah Lehane chats to The42 about becoming a world champion.

# world-championships - Sunday 8 October, 2017

The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil Interview This post contains videos

The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil

Taekwondo stars Ryan and Adam Shelley chat to The42 ahead of the World Championships in Dublin next week.

# world-championships - Friday 1 September, 2017

Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title

The Paralympic Champions won silver in the Road Race in Rio last year, on Friday securing a first ever world title in South Africa.

# world-championships - Monday 28 August, 2017

Eyeing history, Joe Ward is the last Irishman to fly the flag at the Worlds

He booked his quarter final spot with ease, while Brendan Irvine and Dean Gardiner both bowed out.

# world-championships - Friday 18 August, 2017

Olympic hero Murphy to miss World Championships with injury

The silver medallist suffered a knee injury three weeks ago.

'Everyone is talking about it but they're not' - Gillick critical of BBC's Farah coverage

The two-time European gold medallist believes Farah should have faced more questioning.

# world-championships - Monday 14 August, 2017

Watch: Emotional Mo Farah insists he is a clean athlete Indignation This post contains videos

Watch: Emotional Mo Farah insists he is a clean athlete

The British athlete also confirmed his intention to rebrand as ‘Mohamed’.

# world-championships - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Ireland's Alex Wright disqualified at World Championships

The 26-year-old racewaker suffered disappointment in today’s 20km event.

Irish Olympic hero Rob Heffernan announces retirement after 8th-place finish Walking Tall This post contains videos

Irish Olympic hero Rob Heffernan announces retirement after 8th-place finish

The Cork native bowed out after an excellent display at the world championships in London.

# world-championships - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Unwell medal hopeful Makwala denied entry to London Stadium

Having been withdrawn from the 400m final earlier due to illness, he was denied entry to London Stadium by officials.

# world-championships - Monday 7 August, 2017

Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals

The Waterford runner cannot compete due to a vomiting bug.

# world-championships - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Gatlin defeating Bolt 'not the perfect script', confesses Seb Coe

IAAF president Sebsatian Coe admitted he would have preferred a different result to Justin Gatlin beating Usain Bolt for 100m glory yesterday.

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