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#Gold medal

Cheers on the streets of north Dublin city as Olympic star Kellie Harrington arrives home
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# Kellie's Coming Home

Cheers on the streets of north Dublin city as Olympic star Kellie Harrington arrives home

Updated Aug 10th 2021, 5:30 PM 95,066 Views 63 Comments
  • Olympic champion received hero's welcome in Dublin this evening.
  • Dublin City Council approves lighting up Five Lamps landmark to acknowledge Harrington’s achievement.
  • "I'm delighted to be bringing the gold back to the north inner city," Harrington said today.
'A tremendous achievement’: Ireland sends congratulations as Skibbereen pair take gold in Tokyo
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# Gold For Ireland

'A tremendous achievement’: Ireland sends congratulations as Skibbereen pair take gold in Tokyo

Jul 29th 2021, 8:39 AM 54,467 Views 25 Comments
  • President Michael D Higgins congratulated the pair on their "tremendous" achievement.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the win will "inspire generations to come".
TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards
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# Stardust Podcast

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards

Apr 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 10,950 Views 16 Comments

The longform six-part documentary podcast got the nod last night at the prestigious awards.

'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well'
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# World Champion

'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well'

Sep 16th 2018, 11:34 AM 7,230 Views 6 Comments

Sanita Puspure secured Ireland’s second gold medal in as many days at the World Championships in Bulgaria.

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty
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# Gold Medal

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty

Sep 2nd 2018, 1:36 PM 9,324 Views 4 Comments

Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold
# Exempt
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# Exempt

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold

Sep 1st 2018, 3:23 PM 7,483 Views 4 Comments

The Spurs star provided the assists for both South Korea’s goals as they defeated Japan in a tense final.

Gold for Ireland! Ellen Keane powers to first place in 100m breaststroke SB8 final
# European Champion
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# European Champion

Gold for Ireland! Ellen Keane powers to first place in 100m breaststroke SB8 final

Aug 19th 2018, 7:56 PM 3,778 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old earned Ireland’s first gold medal at the 2018 European Paraswimmimg Championships.

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps
# Perspective
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# Perspective

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps

Aug 18th 2018, 4:29 PM 6,250 Views 1 Comment

The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.

Winter Olympics gold medallist dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'gossip'
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Winter Olympics gold medallist dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'gossip'

Feb 14th 2018, 12:15 PM 23,601 Views 21 Comments

Snowboarder Shaun White reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement last year with Lena Zawaideh.

This skyscraper is the architectural design of the year
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# Gold Medal

This skyscraper is the architectural design of the year

Dec 26th 2016, 6:30 PM 18,848 Views 16 Comments

Now the world’s second-tallest building, the tower began construction in 2008 and took seven years to build.

The man trapped in a POW camp 2 decades after winning Olympic gold
# Joy To Despair
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# Joy To Despair

The man trapped in a POW camp 2 decades after winning Olympic gold

Dec 20th 2016, 12:37 PM 17,386 Views 1 Comment

Scottish athlete Eric Liddell led an extraordinary life, as this extract illustrates.

Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal
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# Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal

Sep 11th 2016, 7:00 AM 2,406 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Ellen Keane is among the other athletes due to represent Team Ireland today.

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork
# Back Home
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# Back Home

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork

Aug 29th 2016, 8:51 AM 23,480 Views 14 Comments

The pair arrived into Cork

An Olympian's grandparents had the most heartwarming reaction to his gold win
# Kyle Chalmers
# Kyle Chalmers

An Olympian's grandparents had the most heartwarming reaction to his gold win

Aug 12th 2016, 8:51 AM 7,427 Views 0 Comments

SO SWEET.

Flying Fiji secure first-ever Olympic medal with place in 7s final
# History Made
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# History Made

Flying Fiji secure first-ever Olympic medal with place in 7s final

Aug 11th 2016, 6:52 PM 7,328 Views 9 Comments

Ben Ryan’s men were a delight to watch in their semi-final victory over Japan.

15 things that should be Olympic sports in Ireland
# Going For Gold
# Going For Gold

15 things that should be Olympic sports in Ireland

Aug 10th 2016, 9:30 PM 7,025 Views 2 Comments

We’d be guaranteed a rake of golds.

'There's no reason why I can't win a gold medal'
# Confidence
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# Confidence

'There's no reason why I can't win a gold medal'

Aug 7th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,140 Views 15 Comments

Greg Broderick tells The42 that himself and MHS Going Global can have a big impact in Rio in the coming days.

'Nothing has ever matched it' - 20 years on from WWE legend Kurt Angle's Olympic miracle
# Triumph
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# Triumph

'Nothing has ever matched it' - 20 years on from WWE legend Kurt Angle's Olympic miracle

Aug 1st 2016, 6:34 PM 19,532 Views 12 Comments

The Pennsylvania native is an icon in the world of amateur wrestling.

Katie Taylor suffers first loss since 2011 and will have to wait to secure Olympic place
# Upset
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# Upset

Katie Taylor suffers first loss since 2011 and will have to wait to secure Olympic place

Apr 15th 2016, 12:56 PM 117,533 Views 94 Comments

The Bray boxer must now compete at the World Championships in Astana to qualify for this summer’s Games.

World champion hammer thrower used gold medal to pay for taxi after night out
# Hammered
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# Hammered

World champion hammer thrower used gold medal to pay for taxi after night out

Aug 25th 2015, 2:05 PM 8,776 Views 5 Comments

Taxi fares in Beijing aren’t cheap.

'Up there with the top days of my life' - Ireland win gold in modern pentathlon
# To Arthur
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# To Arthur

'Up there with the top days of my life' - Ireland win gold in modern pentathlon

Aug 22nd 2015, 9:04 PM 26,085 Views 19 Comments

Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe made history at the European Championships in Bath, England.

Caitlyn Jenner can keep her Olympic gold medal
# Transgender
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# Transgender

Caitlyn Jenner can keep her Olympic gold medal

Jun 5th 2015, 12:40 PM 20,565 Views 84 Comments

A petition calling for her title to be revoked has received almost 14,000 signatures.

Katie Taylor on coverage of women's sport: What more do we have to do?
# Legend
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# Legend

Katie Taylor on coverage of women's sport: What more do we have to do?

Aug 16th 2014, 8:30 PM 31,953 Views 118 Comments

How useful are role models if we never get to see them?

Gold medal joy for Katie Taylor at European Boxing Championships
# Champion
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# Champion

Gold medal joy for Katie Taylor at European Boxing Championships

Jun 7th 2014, 1:24 PM 21,167 Views 55 Comments

The Bray native was pushed all the way by Estelle Mossely of France.

WATCH: Katie Taylor's gold medal bout at the European Championships
# Golden Girl
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# Golden Girl

WATCH: Katie Taylor's gold medal bout at the European Championships

Jun 7th 2014, 12:46 PM 7,611 Views 20 Comments

The Olympic champion is taking on the French boxer that defeated her London 2012 rival Sofya Ochigava.

The Irish martial artist who's just won four gold medals at the Wushu Championships in China
# Interview
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# Interview

The Irish martial artist who's just won four gold medals at the Wushu Championships in China

Apr 6th 2014, 10:00 AM 25,653 Views 29 Comments

Adrian Kearns chats to TheScore.ie about his phenomenal recent achievements.

Rio still on the radar for World Champion Heffernan but Zurich the main goal for 2014
# World Champ
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# World Champ

Rio still on the radar for World Champion Heffernan but Zurich the main goal for 2014

Feb 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 1,459 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s World Champion is gearing up for a new season.

Interview: Irvine could never have dreamed of 'rollercoaster' year
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Interview: Irvine could never have dreamed of 'rollercoaster' year

Dec 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 7,334 Views 3 Comments

The Irish cyclist won golds, a silver and a bronze in 2013.

Jesse Owens' 1936 Berlin Olympics gold fetches a cool €1.1 million
# Piece Of History
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# Piece Of History

Jesse Owens' 1936 Berlin Olympics gold fetches a cool €1.1 million

Dec 8th 2013, 10:02 PM 3,303 Views 0 Comments

The American gained worldwide fame for his sporting efforts and his victory over Germany’s best athletes.

Ireland's Martyn Irvine wins gold at UCI Track Cycling World Cup
# Winning
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# Winning

Ireland's Martyn Irvine wins gold at UCI Track Cycling World Cup

Nov 3rd 2013, 10:09 AM 2,473 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, Caroline Ryan finished 5th in the Individual Pursuit, while Eoin Mullen was 7th in the men’s equivalent.

VIDEO: Irishman Robbie McMenamy claims kickboxing world title
# Gold Medal
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# Gold Medal

VIDEO: Irishman Robbie McMenamy claims kickboxing world title

Oct 27th 2013, 11:25 AM 2,778 Views 3 Comments

The Gold Medal tallies nicely with the Silver claimed by Donegal boxer Jason Quigley on Saturday.

Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month
# Winning Team
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# Winning Team

Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month

Sep 10th 2013, 12:25 PM 1,880 Views 0 Comments

The Irish athlete was accompanied by her world champion husband as she received the award today.

Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more
# Charm Offensive
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# Charm Offensive

Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more

Aug 19th 2013, 6:25 PM 2,526 Views 1 Comment

The sprint world champion reflected on Gold Medal-filled week.

World champion Rob Heffernan toasted in Cork by Dinny and DOC
# Daycent
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# Daycent

World champion Rob Heffernan toasted in Cork by Dinny and DOC

Aug 19th 2013, 4:37 PM 3,700 Views 4 Comments

Three legends under the one roof and the rugby player was the most excited of the lot.

Run for your wife! 12 of our favourite pics from the sporting week
# Best Images
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# Best Images

Run for your wife! 12 of our favourite pics from the sporting week

Aug 18th 2013, 9:40 AM 2,693 Views 3 Comments

Here’s how some of this week’s big sports news looked through a camera lens.

Usain Bolt powers to third world 200m title
# Like Lightning
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# Like Lightning

Usain Bolt powers to third world 200m title

Aug 17th 2013, 5:38 PM 2,642 Views 3 Comments

The Jamaican athlete clocked a world-leading time of 19.66 seconds.

'He always wanted to do better' - Loughnane praises Heffernan's persistence and dedication
# Interview
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# Interview

'He always wanted to do better' - Loughnane praises Heffernan's persistence and dedication

Aug 14th 2013, 12:43 PM 1,705 Views 0 Comments

The former Irish race walker spoke with us earlier.

President Higgins hails Ireland's new world champion Rob Heffernan
# Irish Pride
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# Irish Pride

President Higgins hails Ireland's new world champion Rob Heffernan

Aug 14th 2013, 10:45 AM 6,663 Views 56 Comments

“He has achieved all that he deserves,” said the President.

Ireland’s Rob Heffernan claims gold at World Track and Field Championships
# Success
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# Success

Ireland’s Rob Heffernan claims gold at World Track and Field Championships

Aug 14th 2013, 9:40 AM 15,553 Views 84 Comments

The result follows the Irish race walker’s fourth place finish at the London Olympics.

17 reasons why we'll never forget Katie Taylor's Olympic gold-winning performance
# One Year On
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# One Year On

17 reasons why we'll never forget Katie Taylor's Olympic gold-winning performance

Aug 9th 2013, 3:16 PM 9,543 Views 43 Comments

It’s one year since the Irish boxer’s Olympic triumph.

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