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#Cool Runnings

From The42 The Irish Cool Runnings: How a group of elite rowers became Ireland's first Olympic bobsleigh team Feel The Rhythm This post contains videos

The Irish Cool Runnings: How a group of elite rowers became Ireland's first Olympic bobsleigh team

While the Jamaicans were creating history by creating an Olympic bobsleigh team, there was something very similar happening at home in Ireland.

From The42 Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Jamaica women's bobsled team qualify for first Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018

Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Jamaica women's bobsled team qualify for first Winter Olympics

The news comes 30 years after the Caribbean nation’s men team achieved a similar feat — spawning the 1993 film ‘Cool Runnings’.

From The42 Can you identify these sports movies from one image? Test Your Knowledge

Can you identify these sports movies from one image?

Find out if you know your Coach Gordon Bombay from Coach Tony D’Amato.

From The42 Nigerian women's bobsled team become the first from Africa to ever qualify for Winter Olympics Cool Runnings

Nigerian women's bobsled team become the first from Africa to ever qualify for Winter Olympics

They will compete at next year’s games in Pyeongchang after crowd-funding $150,000.

From The42 The top 6 alternative songs from sports films Silver Screen

The top 6 alternative songs from sports films

Forget Rocky and Chariots of Fire – these tunes are truly iconic.

From The42 Controversial sprinter Tyson Gay in surprise bid to make US bobsleigh team Cool Runnings

Controversial sprinter Tyson Gay in surprise bid to make US bobsleigh team

The 34-year-old is joined by fellow Olympic runner Ryan Bailey.

From The42 RTÉ Player showed Cool Runnings during the match yesterday, and people were raging Feel The Rhythm

RTÉ Player showed Cool Runnings during the match yesterday, and people were raging

“You dead, man?” “Yeah, man. RTÉ Player’s killing me.”

RTÉ Player showed Cool Runnings during the match yesterday, and people were raging

“You dead, man?” “Yeah, man. RTÉ Player’s killing me.”

From TheJournal.ie The best small country in which to be gay? It's better than yesterday - Enda Cool Runnings

The best small country in which to be gay? It's better than yesterday - Enda

“A line went through my head from the old song… ‘Gone are the dark clouds that had me down, it’s going to be a bright, bright sunshiny day’.”

From TheJournal.ie A brazen thief stole an entire ice cream fridge while the store cashier was napping 99 Problems

A brazen thief stole an entire ice cream fridge while the store cashier was napping

Giving a whole new meaning to: “He’d sleep through anything”.

From The42 Feel the rhythm... Which Cool Runnings character are you? Quiz

Feel the rhythm... Which Cool Runnings character are you?

Whoever you are, we’re sure Irv Blitzer will be proud of you.

From The42 Speedbump: Jamaican bobsled team vow to fight on despite luggage loss Not Cool

Speedbump: Jamaican bobsled team vow to fight on despite luggage loss

‘Helmets, spikes, lycra suits, everything is somewhere between JFK and Sochi.’

Liam Neeson's talking action films... and 4 other weekend telly highlights

We’ve got the telly for you no matter what you’re up to this weekend.

From The42 VIDEO: How to turn a football field into an ice rink for an NHL game Cool Runnings

VIDEO: How to turn a football field into an ice rink for an NHL game

The annual Winter Classic took place yesterday.

From The42 Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory Cool Runnings

Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory

Gary Thornton was more relieved than anything else to finish the icy course last week.

John Candy is sadly missed... here are 7 of his greatest roles Those Aren't Pillows This post contains videos

John Candy is sadly missed... here are 7 of his greatest roles

He died 19 years ago today.

From The42 Track star Lolo Jones looked completely petrified on her bobsled competition debut Cool Runnings

Track star Lolo Jones looked completely petrified on her bobsled competition debut

But the hurdler still won a medal at Lake Placid.

From The42 Season's greetings: O'Rourke kicks off Olympic year in Vienna Cool Runnings

Season's greetings: O'Rourke kicks off Olympic year in Vienna

Derval O’Rourke finished second in the 60m hurdles final at the Indoor Classic Meet in Vienna last night.