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#2020 Olympics

From The42 Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics 2020 Vision

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics

The countdown to the 2020 games is very much underway.

From The42 Hockey Ireland call for overhaul of video review system following men's Olympic controversy Video Nasty

Hockey Ireland call for overhaul of video review system following men's Olympic controversy

The Irish body have settled on this course of action having come to the conclusion they cannot appeal the result.

From The42 Christmas comes early as Jack Woolley qualifies for 2020 Olympics in taekwondo Jack's The Lad

Christmas comes early as Jack Woolley qualifies for 2020 Olympics in taekwondo

Dubliner makes history as the first Irish taekwondo athlete to qualify for the Olympics.

From The42 Dancer names Irish squad for crucial Olympic qualifier against Canada Winner Takes All

Dancer names Irish squad for crucial Olympic qualifier against Canada

The winner of this Saturday’s two-legged play-off at Donnybrook will qualify for the Tokyo games.

'All I've done is play golf for Ireland so why would that change?' - McIlroy commits to 2020 Olympics

The 30-year-old pulled out of competing at the Rio Games in 2016.

From The42 Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue Olympic Qualifier

Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue

Sean Dancer’s side will host Canada in November but the team still do not know where the two-legged tie will be played.

From The42 Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw Tokyo 2020

Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw

The draw takes place in Switzerland tomorrow.

From The42 Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw Road To Tokyo

Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw

Both the men’s and women’s hockey teams will be in the pot on Monday week.

From The42 Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

From The42 Ireland at full strength for this weekend's Olympic qualifying tournament Tokyo 2020

Ireland at full strength for this weekend's Olympic qualifying tournament

A place at Tokyo 2020 is on the line in Kazan.

From The42 'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here' 2020 Olympics

'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here'

Ireland begin their quest to qualify for a second consecutive Olympic Games in France on Saturday morning.

From The42 Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce On The Plane

Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce

The race walker will compete at his third Olympics in Tokyo next summer.

From The42 'My first Olympics was absolutely amazing, but this has to be the one' Focused

'My first Olympics was absolutely amazing, but this has to be the one'

After winning European bronze last summer, Shane Ryan is focused on making his mark on the Olympic stage in Tokyo.

From The42 Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil Green Army

Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil

A brilliant opportunity to support the national hockey team this summer.

From The42 Ireland guaranteed inclusion of boxing in 2020 Tokyo Olympics by IOC Big Boost

Ireland guaranteed inclusion of boxing in 2020 Tokyo Olympics by IOC

There had been considerable doubt cast over the sport’s involvement.

From The42 The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat Problems

The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat

Brendan Boyce on the likelihood of the 50k racewalk being eliminated from the Olympic Games.

From The42 Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced Home Advantage

Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced

Graham Shaw’s side will begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign against Malaysia in June.

From The42 Sport Ireland confirm long-awaited change to Olympic athlete funding Peace Of Mind

Sport Ireland confirm long-awaited change to Olympic athlete funding

Ireland’s elite athletes have been given a better chance of success.

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot Setback

Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot

With 10 teams competing in today’s event, a top-six finish would have been enough.

From The42 'I was renting over a pub and Shane moved in... Thankfully now we have our own separate rooms' Dynamic Duo This post contains videos

'I was renting over a pub and Shane moved in... Thankfully now we have our own separate rooms'

Mark O’Donovan chats to The42 about his various successes with Shane O’Driscoll in 2017 as well as his ambitious plans for 2018.

From The42 12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020 Road To Tokyo

12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020

And Hockey Ireland has received a separate allocation of funding for its men’s national team.

From The42 Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics Introducing...

Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics

They will be brought in for the 2020 Games after the International Olympic Committee announced the news today.

From The42 The Irishman at the top of his game in one of the world's fastest growing watersports Wake Up Call

The Irishman at the top of his game in one of the world's fastest growing watersports

Dubliner David O’Caoimh is leading the way in wakeboarding here, while there are efforts to get it included in the 2020 Olympics.

From The42 Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid Development

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

From TheJournal.ie Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak Fukushima

Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak

A costly untested subterranean ice wall be constructed in a desperate step to stop the leaks after repeated failures by the plant’s operator.

From The42 Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike TAKING ACTION

Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike

Armen Nazaryan is making the stance in protest at wrestling being dumped from the 2020 Olympics.

From The42 If the IOC board had looked at these 10 photos this morning, wrestling would be safe 2020 Olympics

If the IOC board had looked at these 10 photos this morning, wrestling would be safe

Officials voted to cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympics earlier today.

From The42 And the loser is... IOC board want to axe wrestling from 2020 Olympics 2020 Vision

And the loser is... IOC board want to axe wrestling from 2020 Olympics

Associated Press reports that wrestling will be dropped by the executive board of the International Olympic Committee.

From The42 Modern pentathlon, badminton face the chop in 2020 Olympic vote 2020 Vision

Modern pentathlon, badminton face the chop in 2020 Olympic vote

Some of Ireland’s top athletes will be watching tomorrow’s IOC deliberations anxiously.

From The42 Olympic bidding race down to three Road To...?

Olympic bidding race down to three

Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?