New Irish giving athletics a compelling new lease of life

New Irish giving athletics a compelling new lease of life
Rhasidat Adeleke, who won gold for Ireland in the Girls’ 200m finalat the European U18 Athletics Championships in Gyor, Hungary Picture: Sportsfile

A racially mixed Irish team claimed several medals at the World Under-20 Championships in Tampere last week, eliciting an avalanche of richly deserved praise – but also a waft of bigotry from the usual suspects

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