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

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

Feb 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 19,907 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 16th 2018, 11:42 AM 11,474 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Can you identify these sports movies from one image?

Updated Jan 1st 2018, 2:15 PM 14,548 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 17th 2017, 4:19 PM 11,783 Views 15 Comments

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

The top 6 alternative songs from sports films
# Silver Screen
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# Silver Screen

The top 6 alternative songs from sports films

Oct 30th 2016, 9:30 AM 6,506 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 21st 2016, 9:03 AM 5,857 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 14th 2016, 10:09 AM 9,884 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 14th 2016, 9:24 AM 5,290 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

May 23rd 2015, 9:12 PM 16,873 Views 52 Comments

“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’.”

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

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

Apr 26th 2015, 3:07 PM 17,258 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 26th 2014, 11:00 AM 28,116 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2014, 1:29 PM 3,402 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jan 31st 2014, 5:15 PM 1,219 Views 0 Comments

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

The internet raised $30,000 in Dogecoin to send the Jamaican bobsleigh team to the Olympics
# Cool Runnings
# Cool Runnings

The internet raised $30,000 in Dogecoin to send the Jamaican bobsleigh team to the Olympics

Jan 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 6,045 Views 7 Comments

Get on up, its bobsled time!

UPDATE: Confusion over Jamaican bobsled team qualifying for winter Olympics
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# Cool Runnings

UPDATE: Confusion over Jamaican bobsled team qualifying for winter Olympics

Jan 19th 2014, 4:25 PM 13,364 Views 11 Comments

Somebody get the lucky egg out.

Jamaican bobsled team on the verge of qualifying for the 2014 Olympics
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# Cool Runnings

Jamaican bobsled team on the verge of qualifying for the 2014 Olympics

Jan 17th 2014, 4:32 PM 7,537 Views 12 Comments

Jamaica we have a bobsled team.

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

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

Jan 2nd 2014, 11:14 AM 2,808 Views 1 Comment

The annual Winter Classic took place yesterday.

7 essential life lessons we learned from the movies
# They Do Move In Herds
# They Do Move In Herds

7 essential life lessons we learned from the movies

Sep 22nd 2013, 11:00 AM 4,211 Views 3 Comments

NO CRYING!

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

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

Apr 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,361 Views 17 Comments

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
# Those Aren't Pillows

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

Mar 4th 2013, 9:00 PM 19,552 Views 34 Comments

He died 19 years ago today.

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

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

Nov 10th 2012, 10:12 AM 1,026 Views 0 Comments

But the hurdler still won a medal at Lake Placid.

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

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

Feb 1st 2012, 10:51 AM 509 Views 0 Comments

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