The Olympic Games took place recently and James Sullivan was in London for the 9 days of athletics competition. Here he gives his own personal take on the event, from the enormous crowds in the Olympic stadium to the best Irish and international performances.
Irony is an Irishman travelling half way around the world to [...]
Having previously chatted to Claire Bergin, James Sullivan is back with an interview with another of the Irish women’s 4x400m relay quartet, Marian Heffernan.
Marian Heffernan is an elite sprinter from County Cork, Ireland. She is currently a member of the Irish 4x400m relay team which finished 12th [...]
A little later than planned, but James Sullivan is back with the final installment of his A-Z of the 2011 athletics year.
PART 3 (Q-Z)
Q – Qualification standards
With the London Olympics only around the corner, the dreaded B-Standard debate is well and truly under way. The Olympic Council of Ireland has firmly stated [...]
James Sullivan is back with part 2 of his A-Z of the 2011 athletics year.
PART 2 (I-P)
I – Incompetence
Daegu 2011 marked the first occasion in the history of the World Championships where the BBC didn’t broadcast the event. Having covered every championship since the inaugural competition in 1983, the national broadcaster [...]
The 2011 World Athletics Championships took place recently in Daegu, South Korea, and James Sullivan was in the stadium for all 9 days of action. Here he gives his own personal take on the championships, with the most memorable moments, the Irish performances and some Korean oddities being among the areas discussed.
After five days in Seoul, [...]
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