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Historic win for Irish U-23s in Portugal
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# Gold Run

Historic win for Irish U-23s in Portugal

Dec 13th 2010, 11:43 AM 756 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s young athletes took top honours in Portugal.

When Derval met Roy: 'I'm the president, but more importantly I'm from Cork'
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# Tractor Girl

When Derval met Roy: 'I'm the president, but more importantly I'm from Cork'

Nov 10th 2010, 10:37 AM 1,027 Views 0 Comments

Never meet you heroes – unless your Derval O’Rourke and Roy Keane.

Participation – and speed – records broken at Dublin Marathon
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# Dublin Marathon

Participation – and speed – records broken at Dublin Marathon

Oct 25th 2010, 1:06 PM 453 Views 0 Comments

In a field with record numbers, the course records in both the men’s and women’s Dublin Marathon are broken.

How 13,000 Dublin Marathon runners can avoid ‘The Wall’
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# Dublin Marathon

How 13,000 Dublin Marathon runners can avoid ‘The Wall’

Oct 24th 2010, 4:27 PM 1,691 Views 1 Comment

An American engineer discovers how marathon runners – including the 13,000 in Dublin tomorrow – can avoid burnout.

Olympic ticket prices to range from £20.12 to £2012
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Olympic ticket prices to range from £20.12 to £2012

Oct 16th 2010, 5:00 PM 274 Views 0 Comments

London 2012 unveil “the daddy of all ticketing strategies”

Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test
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Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test

Oct 15th 2010, 10:53 AM 385 Views 0 Comments

After 100m ‘winner’ Damola Osayomi and hurdler Samuel Okon, now Folashade Abugan fails a steroid test.

Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games
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Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games

Oct 13th 2010, 1:42 PM 809 Views 0 Comments

Walker Rani Yadav becomes the third athlete suspended over doping after testing positive for Nandrolene.

Commonwealth Games gold medallist fails drugs test
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# Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games gold medallist fails drugs test

Oct 11th 2010, 2:40 PM 184 Views 0 Comments

Nigeria’s Damola Osayomi – who won the women’s 100m – has tested positive for banned stimulants.

Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified
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Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified

Oct 8th 2010, 9:47 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

Sally Pearson wins gold at the Commonwealth Games but is disqualified hours later after England protest.

Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug
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# Delhi Belly

Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug

Oct 7th 2010, 2:55 PM 226 Views 0 Comments

The Commonwealth Games hit another snag: a fifth of English swimmers have an upset stomach and blame the pool.

Track repairs continue as athletics events loom
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Track repairs continue as athletics events loom

Oct 6th 2010, 12:24 PM 113 Views 0 Comments

Further woes for organisers of Games in Delhi as athletics track isn’t ready and hockey team made play in 80% humidity.

Commonwealth Games unveil secret policing weapon... monkeys
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# Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games unveil secret policing weapon... monkeys

Sep 29th 2010, 9:29 AM 150 Views 0 Comments

Games officials enlist the help of Langur monkeys as problems with packs of wild monkeys grow.

England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’
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England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’

Sep 28th 2010, 7:49 AM 233 Views 0 Comments

The first English athletes arrive at the Commonwealth Games accommodation having spent the weekend in hotels.

Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed
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Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed

Sep 25th 2010, 10:36 AM 141 Views 0 Comments

Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.

Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games
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Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games

Sep 24th 2010, 1:58 PM 100 Views 0 Comments

Two countries confirm they will attend troubled Games as athletes begin to arrive.

NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation
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NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation

Sep 24th 2010, 9:34 AM 140 Views 0 Comments

Northern Ireland could withdraw from troubled Games, despite urging from all quarters to participate.

Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms
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Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms

Sep 23rd 2010, 12:30 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

The organising committee of the already ill-fated games apologises for the ‘collective failure’ over living conditions.

Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue
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Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue

Sep 22nd 2010, 10:57 AM 246 Views 0 Comments

A day after the Scottish team turns down the accommodation in Delhi, the roof collapses just 11 days before the games.

Sofa Supporter: your guide to sport on TV this weekend
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# Couch Potato

Sofa Supporter: your guide to sport on TV this weekend

Sep 10th 2010, 4:34 PM 512 Views 2 Comments

All the sport that’s fit to watch.