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# On track

This year
Unerring Mageean qualifies for 1500m final, Healy out despite setting new PB
Andrew Coscoran, meanwhile, disappointed in the men’s semi-final.
How are the Irish team shaping up for the World Athletics Championships?
The championships will take place this weekend.
Carlos Alcaraz toughs it out to reach Wimbledon last 16
Ons Jabeur and Petra Kvitova will meet in the last 16 following wins on Saturday.
Last year
Nadal says his 'intention is to play at Wimbledon'
The Spaniard is hoping to make his first appearance at the All England Club in three years.
All time
No plans to delay 5 July reopening as Cabinet discusses Delta variant
Sources say there is no need for some of the comments around the variant to “scare” or panic people.
Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy
Wayne Pivac’s men made it four from four ahead of next weekend’s visit to France.
'No setbacks so far' - Ireland optimistic Sexton and Ryan will face France
The pair were both removed with head injuries during Sunday’s defeat to Wales.
Enable warms up for Arc glory with 1/14 stroll at Kempton
Brilliant mare perfectly poised for trip to Paris, as history awaits.
Athletics World Championships set for July 2022
Switching the Olympics to 2021 meant the worlds had to find a new slot.
Bayern move four points clear in pursuit of eighth consecutive Bundesliga crown
After a lacklustre first half, Thomas Müller provided the game’s decisive moment early in the second half.
Ciara Mageean gets her year off to a blistering start with a new Irish record
Siofra Cleirigh-Buttner also recorded an indoor personal best in the same race in Boston.
'We all love him' - West Brom deal on the table for Ireland U21 defender
Baggies manager Slaven Bilic continues to sing the praises of promising 20-year-old Dara O’Shea.
Derby weekend shows new boss at the Curragh needs to win back local support
The redeveloped venue has a challenge ahead, writes Johnny Ward.
Ireland U19s trounce Romania to take big step towards qualification for the Euros
Southampton duo Jonathan Afolabi and Will Smallbone each scored twice in a comfortable 5-0 win.
Marmion hitting the right markers on comeback trail from ankle surgery
The Connacht scrum-half hopes to return in the coming weeks ahead of the Six Nations.
Council presses ahead with plans for multi million euro Dublin City Library
It is expected the council will apply for planning permission later this year with plans to open the new library in 2022.
The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like
There will be a total of 15 new Metro stations as part of the €3-billion development.
'We are dying to see him back': Hip issue continues to keep O'Brien sidelined
The flanker hasn’t played since early December but Leinster say he is nearing a return.
Ding ding ding - the Luas has taken its first trip across O'Connell Bridge
Two Luas trams have made the first journeys on the new Luas Cross City route this morning.
Ireland's Mark Downey wins gold at Track Cycling World Cup event in Colombia
It comes as the youngster’s second UCI Track World Cup gold medal.
Munster boss confident skipper O'Mahony will be fit to take on Leicester
The back rower picked up a back injury against Glasgow last weekend.
Thomas Barr puts up season's best time as he qualifies for 400m hurdle semi-final
The Waterford man was the 10th fastest in the Olympic heats today.
No fuss, no drama: Ciara Mageean second only to world champion in 1500m heat
The semi-finals will be on Sunday night.
On track? How the speed kings and queens of 2012 are set for Rio
At least three of our favourite events in London will usher in new champions in Rio.
"There's a long way to go" - crisis Luas talks taking place ahead of Patrick's Day stoppage
Luas operator Transdev’s climbdown last night regarding the provision of emergency buses on 17 March has paved the way for the latest round of talks.
Why monitoring your progress is key to success in training
We’re still training away for the Life Style Sports Run In The Dark.
Keith Earls on fire and more talking points from Ireland's win in Wembley
The back three competition has moved to another level, while Ireland finished off a fatigued Romania.
He's Ireland's brightest young rider but Ryan Mullen is after medals, not praise
Sir Dave Brailsford is among those eulogising over the 20-year-old.
You're nearly there! 5 thoughts that go through everyone's head during lent
The finish line is in sight.
Ireland's 7s programme taking shape as Rio Olympics remains 'big ambition'
Anthony Eddy, the IRFU’s Director of Sevens Rugby, has a busy few months ahead.
West Ham fans perfectly demonstrate how not to be racist on a train
‘This is how we do it at West Ham.’
What training should you be doing three weeks out from Tough Mudder Ireland?
Pat Divilly is back to help you prepare ahead of the event on 4&5 October.
Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years
Gains in the sector are being attributed to strong export performances.
Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute
The proposals set out today include pay cuts and changes to working conditions.
Sixth place for both Irvine and Ryan overnight at World Championships
It was a solid, if not spectacular, night for Irish riders in Colombia.
Pregnant Ennis-Hill to miss Commonwealth Games
The child will be the first for the 27-year-old Olympic champ and husband Andy Hill.
Listen to the commenters' jogging playlist
We asked you what you like to listen to, and this is the result.
Open thread: Heading out for a jog this morning? What's your favourite running tune?
A dance track to get the heartrate going? An audio-book? The theme tune to Grandstand? Let us know.
Schmidt plans Heineken Cup comebacks for O'Driscoll and Kearney
The duo are on course for January returns and crucial matches against Scarlets and Exeter.
Cycling: Team GB cycling boss Brailsford eyes Rio 2016
The cycling chief reckons he can balance his roles with the Olympic outfit and the pros at Team Sky.