Mark English wins 800m in style at Morton Games

BY CHRIS MCNULTY MARK English had another blistering run to set a stadium record on the way to winning the 800m event at the Morton Games on Friday night in Santry. English won in a cracking 1:45.30, ahead of Ryan Martin (USA) and Ryan Gregson (Australia). Advertisement It was another superb run by the in-form […]

Mark English takes second in NY Diamond League meet with season’s best

BY CHRIS MCNULTY MARK English produced a sensational performance to finish second, behind Olympic champion David Rudisha, in the 800m at the Diamond League in New York’s Ichan Stadium on Saturday evening. English ran a season’ best 1:45.03 to take second behind 800m world record holder Rudisha, with the Kenyan taking the win in a […]

Two Donegal athletes in Northern Ireland’s Commonwealth Games squad

BY HARRY WALSH LETTERKENNY middle-distance runner Danny Mooney and hammer thrower Dempsey McGuigan, Finn Valley, have been named as part of a 117-strong Northern Ireland team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Mooney will run in the 1,500m while McGuigan will take part in the hammer. Mooney has come off the production line of talented […]