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From The42 'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy' Interview

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'

Chloe Magee speaks to The42 off the back of her European Games success alongside brother Sam.

From The42 Bronze for Chloe and Sam Magee after semi-final defeat in Minsk European Games

Bronze for Chloe and Sam Magee after semi-final defeat in Minsk

Team GB’s Gabby and Chris Adcock proved too strong today.

From The42 Ireland secure seventh European Games medal as Chloe and Sam Magee book semi-final spot On The Podium

Ireland secure seventh European Games medal as Chloe and Sam Magee book semi-final spot

The Donegal siblings beat beat the Netherlands 21-19, 21-17 on Friday morning to advance to the final four.

From The42 More medals in sight as Chloe and Sam Magee survive anxious wait European Games

More medals in sight as Chloe and Sam Magee survive anxious wait

The Donegal siblings advanced through to the badminton mixed doubles quarter-finals.

From The42 Magees deliver majestic display to seal Irish Open Badminton mixed doubles crown Double Trouble

Magees deliver majestic display to seal Irish Open Badminton mixed doubles crown

It also brought Chloe’s long-awaited search for a second Irish Open final victory to an end.

From The42 'I've enjoyed the new chapter with Sam, I don't have any regrets' Badminton

'I've enjoyed the new chapter with Sam, I don't have any regrets'

Chloe Magee talks about sacrificing her singles career to focus solely on mixed doubles badminton and the importance of legacy in the sport.

From The42 Distraught Nhat Nguyen crashes out of Youth Olympics after epic quarter-final defeat Down And Out

Distraught Nhat Nguyen crashes out of Youth Olympics after epic quarter-final defeat

The 18-year-old lost out in three sets to Li Shifeng in Buenos Aires.

From The42 'I didn't want to go to college or university, I wanted to live my dream' Big Future

'I didn't want to go to college or university, I wanted to live my dream'

18-year-old badminton star Nhat Nguyen has shown huge potential at underage level, and now that he’s turned pro, is doing everything to qualify for Tokyo 2020.

From The42 Ireland's Nhat Nguyen earns bronze medal at European Junior Championships Potential

Ireland's Nhat Nguyen earns bronze medal at European Junior Championships

The 18-year-old Vietnam-born badminton starlet has enjoyed an encouraging few days at the event.

From The42 There was a two-minute, 117-shot rally at the Badminton World Championships today Badminton This post contains videos

There was a two-minute, 117-shot rally at the Badminton World Championships today

Just when you think it’s over, they go again.

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland as Nguyen and Magees beaten at Badminton World Championships Badminton

Disappointment for Ireland as Nguyen and Magees beaten at Badminton World Championships

Nguyen loses men’s singles clash against fifth seed Srikanth Kidambi.

From The42 Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee win their World Championship opener in Nanjing Badminton

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee win their World Championship opener in Nanjing

The Magees beat Kristensen and Jorgensen of Denmark on Monday morning.

From The42 Irish number one strikes gold in Turkey with sights set on history at Tokyo 2020 Para Badminton

Irish number one strikes gold in Turkey with sights set on history at Tokyo 2020

Niall McVeigh had a successful stint at the Turkish Para Badminton International.

From The42 'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place' Retirement Age

'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'

The 30-year old, three-time Olympian announced his retirement on Tuesday.

'I don't have the same desire as before': Three-time Irish Olympian Scott Evans to retire

The 30-year-old made history in Rio, but will now bow out after next week’s Team European Championships.

From The42 'I only started playing badminton when I came to Ireland... It was one of the ways I tried to fit in' Transition

'I only started playing badminton when I came to Ireland... It was one of the ways I tried to fit in'

17-year-old starlet Nhat Nguyen speaks to The42 about his rise towards the top of his sport.

From The42 Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships Flying The Flag

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships

The pair – who have made history this year already – defeated Japanese opposition to progress in Glasgow.

From The42 Donegal siblings reach Badminton World Championships last 32 as Scott Evans suffers narrow defeat Badminton

Donegal siblings reach Badminton World Championships last 32 as Scott Evans suffers narrow defeat

Evans narrowly lost to Shi Yuqi, who is ranked 89 places above the Dubliner.

From The42 Scott Evans is angry Madminton

Scott Evans is angry

The Irish badminton star wants his sport to appear on TV more than just every four years.

From The42 History-making Magees settle for bronze at European Championships Milestone

History-making Magees settle for bronze at European Championships

They take home Ireland’s first-ever medal from the tournament.

From The42 Chloe and Sam Magee win first ever medal for Ireland at European badminton championships Sibling Act

Chloe and Sam Magee win first ever medal for Ireland at European badminton championships

The Donegal pair overcame opponents from Poland in today’s quarter-final.

From The42 Chloe and Sam Magee one win away from Ireland's first European Championship medal Sibling Act

Chloe and Sam Magee one win away from Ireland's first European Championship medal

The Irish pair came from a set down to book their place in the quarter-finals.

Evans bows out of European Championships as Magee siblings Ireland's last hope

The three-time Olympian was beaten by young Danish star Anders Antosen.

From The42 Resilient Evans prevails on memorable day for Ireland at European Championships Three From Three

Resilient Evans prevails on memorable day for Ireland at European Championships

Chloe Magee and Sam Magee were victors in the mixed doubles while Rachael Darragh won her first-round clash in the women’s singles.

From The42 'I look at other guys who have won medals and think 'if he can do it I can definitely do it'' The Next Step

'I look at other guys who have won medals and think 'if he can do it I can definitely do it''

Scott Evans begins his eighth European Championships campaign later today, and the three-time Olympian has never been in a better frame of mind to win a first major medal.

From The42 Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year Potential

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year

Nhat Nguyen and four others have been recognised by the sport’s governing body.

From The42 Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age? Better Way

Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age?

Irish Olympian Scott Evans believes a better system could promote more talent.

From The42 We took on 3-time Olympian Scott Evans at badminton... and it went as well as you might expect Last To Be Picked

We took on 3-time Olympian Scott Evans at badminton... and it went as well as you might expect

But Steve O’Rourke did manage to score a point on Evans.

From The42 Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign Interview

Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign

Ireland’s number one reflects on a historic Olympics, explains why he is weighing up his options and opens up on the camaraderie in the Irish camp.

From The42 The Irish hockey team went 'Full Evans' at the badminton tonight Shirts Off

The Irish hockey team went 'Full Evans' at the badminton tonight

Hockey team show their support as Scott Evans bows out in the last 16.

From The42 Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history Report

Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history

The Dubliner was defeated by Viktor Axelsen of Denmark this evening.

This Olympian horsed into a giant McDonald's feast after his Rio exit
From The42 'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!' The Full Monty

'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!'

Scott Evans has joked that a victory against the world number four could prompt him to bare all.

From The42 Scott Evans spoils favela fairytale to deliver his greatest night Great Scott

Scott Evans spoils favela fairytale to deliver his greatest night

Evans extends his historic run to book place in the badminton knockout rounds.

From The42 Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match History

Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match

The Dubliner can seal early progression from his group with a win over a home favourite tomorrow.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Scott Evans The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Scott Evans

We kick off our athlete-by-athlete look at Ireland’s Olympic team with the country’s top badminton player.

From TheJournal.ie Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman Baldoyle Centre

Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman

Nigel Boyne was told by a judge today to pay the manager of Baldoyle Badminton Centre, Jean Denihan, €30,000 in damages.

From The42 The Irish teen sensation who stunned his rivals to claim European gold Rising Star

The Irish teen sensation who stunned his rivals to claim European gold

Nhat Nguyen talks to The42 about his remarkable success, moving from Vietnam to Ireland at the age of four and his goals for the future.

From TheJournal.ie Irish badminton player accused of assaulting manager who was trying to break up a fight Courts

Irish badminton player accused of assaulting manager who was trying to break up a fight

Nigel Boyne has denied the claim which was made in the Circuit Civil Court.

From The42 Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee will have a shot at a European medal tomorrow Badminton

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee will have a shot at a European medal tomorrow

Magees set for medal battle against Niclas Nohr and Sara Thygesen of Denmark.

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