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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Sprinter

This year
Jim Hines, first sprinter to break the 10 second barrier, passes away
15-year record stood as the longest in the era of automatic timing, also played NFL for Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs.
Last year
British sprinter handed 22-month ban for failed drug test at Tokyo Olympics
Team GB lost their 4x100m silver medal when CJ Ujah tested positive for two prohibited substances.
All time
Belarus sprinter says she would have faced punishment at home
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya plans to fly to Poland later in the week.
Poland grants humanitarian visa to Belarus Olympic sprinter
Runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya plans to seek political asylum in Poland.
British police apologise to sprinter after stop and search
A video of the incident saw Bianca Williams and her partner Ricardo dos Santos pulled from their car on Saturday.
Usain Bolt scores first 'professional' goals for Central Coast Mariners
The Jamaican sprint legend scored twice for the Australian A-League side.
Ulster include 17-year-old sprinter Sexton in squad to face Gloucester
The northern province have named an exciting squad for Saturday’s game.
British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident
Nigel Levine has been provisionally banned by UK Athletics after allegedly testing positive for clenbuterol.
Three men arrested after fatal shooting of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter
Trinity Gay was shot dead in Kentucky yesterday.
"He's my boy": Usain Bolt describes friendship with Denis O'Brien
“He’s really a nice person. He has faith in me, he has made me a job for life.”
Jenny Egan was in a canoe before she was born, this month she'll take another shot at the Olympics
Family ties are helping the record-breaking Lucan woman strengthen for make-or-break qualifiers in Germany.
The fastest man in rugby has been burning 7s defenders again
Carlin Isles helped the US into the quarter-finals of the London Sevens at Twickenham.
'It's always great to have fun with the fans' - Bolt praises Commonwealth Games
The Jamaican helped his country to gold in the 100m relay last night.
20 pictures that celebrate Derval O'Rourke's brilliant hurdling career
Ireland’s most fierce track competitor hung up her spikes this morning. Here are some of her finest moments.
VIDEO: Carlin Isles shows off his blistering pace in Glasgow colours
The American wing was in action for the Scottish club at the Melrose 7s over the weekend.
Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more
The sprint world champion reflected on Gold Medal-filled week.
Usain Bolt slows to a jog on way to winning heat
He will go much faster than 10.07 seconds this weekend.
Mo Farah challenges Usain Bolt to 600m race of Olympic champions
The long distance runner has thrown down the athletic gauntlet to the Jamaican sprinter.
Murphy building for future by making the most of World Championship chance
The 27-year-old is keen to lend his experience to Ireland’s up and coming swimming talent.
Bail hearing over Oscar Pistorius shooting enters final day
Some lawyers say the state has failed to present a strong enough case to keep Pistorius behind bars as the hearing enters a fourth day.
VIDEO: 12-year-old Australian tipped as the next Usain Bolt
His 200 metre best is just 4 seconds off the Jamaican’s World record.
Olympic Silver Medallist sprinter signed up by New England Patriots
The multi-talented athlete has prospered on the American Football field with University of Florida.
PHOTOS: Farmer creates maze in the shape of Usain Bolt
It’s a far cry from Usain Bolt-shaped mazes we were reared…
All eggs, one basket: Lemaitre may skip Olympic 100m
The European Champion over the short distance may choose to focus his efforts solely on the 200m.
Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt
To do well in London, the Irish track star will need to stay as close as humanly possible to the Gold Medallist from Jamaica.
Sprinter secures sponsorship deal despite eBay collapse
Olympic hopeful has finally found funding to fuel his dream of gold this summer.