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Athletics

Fitzpatrick takes umbrage with ‘flawed system’

November 14, 2012

Though a handful of athletes moulded by DCU’s Athletics Academy represented Ireland at the recent Olympics, Director Enda Fitzpatrick laments those who were not afforded the chance to compete. In 2004, not one track and

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Athletics

The best coach you’ve never heard of

October 31, 2012

Prodigious athletics coach Brother Colm O’ Connell tells Will Slattery the secret to his success. For many sports fans in Western Europe the dominance of Kenyan middle distance runners has made the sport all too

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Athletics

Olympic champion owes all to Brother Colm

October 19, 2012

Alongside King David there will always be Brother Colm. One man is the tall elegant Kenyan runner who with each race defies what can be done at 800m. The other is a small Irish catholic

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Athletics

‘To be so close was gutting’

October 17, 2012

Despite missing out on Olympic qualification by .02 of a second, DCU’s Steven Colvert enjoyed a progressive season on the track, but as he tells Eoghan Cormican, it was ultimately one tinged with regret. Three