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Adeleke: 'I’m just so happy to be able to come here and perform and do my country proud'
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Adeleke: 'I’m just so happy to be able to come here and perform and do my country proud'

Jul 16th 2021, 11:31 PM 7,828 Views 5 Comments

The Tallaght AC sensation stormed to glory at the European U20 Championships this evening.

Niamh McCarthy is European Champion as McKillop secures outstanding silver
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Niamh McCarthy is European Champion as McKillop secures outstanding silver

Jun 5th 2021, 9:35 PM 5,379 Views 0 Comments

Niamh McCarthy secured Ireland’s second gold medal at the European Championships in Bydgoszcz.

Ciara Mageean becomes first Irishwoman to break two-minute mark over 800m
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Ciara Mageean becomes first Irishwoman to break two-minute mark over 800m

Jul 24th 2020, 5:24 PM 11,164 Views 6 Comments

The 28-year-old produced a blistering run in Bern.

'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'
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'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'

Jan 14th 2020, 9:30 PM 19,734 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s 17-year-old sprint sensation Rhasidat Adeleke on athletics, the Leaving Cert and what’s next.

Golden girl Adeleke seals sprint double at European Youth Olympics
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Golden girl Adeleke seals sprint double at European Youth Olympics

Jul 25th 2019, 5:58 PM 31,269 Views 35 Comments

The teenager produced another hugely impressive performance to claim 200 metres gold.

Wicklow teen Lara Gillespie wins stunning gold at European junior championship
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Wicklow teen Lara Gillespie wins stunning gold at European junior championship

Aug 25th 2018, 8:29 PM 18,944 Views 9 Comments

The 17-year-old demonstrated her huge potential on the track in Switzerland.

Ireland's Sarah Healy dominates the field to claim brilliant gold at European Championships
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Ireland's Sarah Healy dominates the field to claim brilliant gold at European Championships

Jul 6th 2018, 6:02 PM 37,571 Views 16 Comments

The 17-year-old clocked a championship and Irish youth record in this evening’s 3,000m final.

'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'
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'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'

May 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 44,147 Views 14 Comments

Irish teenage sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses on triumphing at the European U20 Championships, sudden media scrutiny, national identity and sports psychology.

Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate?
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Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate?

Jan 10th 2018, 9:10 AM 47,161 Views 153 Comments

Other celebrities including Kanye West and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson have said they’re considering their candidacy.

'I'm putting this down, it's too heavy' - Night of triumph as Saoirse finally gets her gong
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'I'm putting this down, it's too heavy' - Night of triumph as Saoirse finally gets her gong

Jan 8th 2018, 9:13 AM 47,292 Views 53 Comments

It was a case of fifth time lucky at the major Hollywood awards for the Co Carlow actress last night.

18 for 18: Bray's Daina Moorehouse isn't the next Katie Taylor, but has an eye on her crown
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18 for 18: Bray's Daina Moorehouse isn't the next Katie Taylor, but has an eye on her crown

Dec 31st 2017, 7:30 AM 4,022 Views 4 Comments

Daina Moorehouse didn’t lose a single round as she conquered province, country and continent in her Junior Cert year.

Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans
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Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans

Dec 15th 2017, 5:40 PM 3,672 Views 5 Comments

It’s been some year for the 17-year-old Sligo swimmer.

Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis
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Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis

Aug 27th 2017, 9:14 AM 8,085 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old added to her growing medal haul last night.

Gold glory for Ireland's Jenny Egan as she defends her World Cup title
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Gold glory for Ireland's Jenny Egan as she defends her World Cup title

May 22nd 2017, 8:52 AM 2,892 Views 0 Comments

‘I like this place!’

'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion
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'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion

Apr 30th 2017, 9:05 AM 7,031 Views 4 Comments

The Bray boxer recorded her fifth professional victory last night and could now be set to fight in Las Vegas this summer.

Unstoppable! Katie Taylor wins yet again and claims her first pro belt
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Unstoppable! Katie Taylor wins yet again and claims her first pro belt

Apr 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 28,007 Views 20 Comments

She overcame Germany’s Nina Meinke at Wembley Stadium.

Sizing John storms to thrilling Gold Cup win for 'Queen of Cheltenham' Harrington
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Sizing John storms to thrilling Gold Cup win for 'Queen of Cheltenham' Harrington

Mar 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 19,070 Views 13 Comments

Willie Mullins and Paul Townend were on the double earlier also.

Better late than never! Olive Loughnane finally receives 2009 World Championship gold
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Better late than never! Olive Loughnane finally receives 2009 World Championship gold

Jul 6th 2016, 8:51 PM 9,540 Views 10 Comments

‘It was great to share the moment with all the Irish fans here.’

Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer
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Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer

Jun 26th 2015, 9:18 AM 16,792 Views 27 Comments

It’s a busy day for Team Ireland in Baku.

Katie Taylor is fighting an Azerbaijani on home turf next... but does she look like she's worried?
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Katie Taylor is fighting an Azerbaijani on home turf next... but does she look like she's worried?

Jun 25th 2015, 10:15 PM 6,425 Views 7 Comments

“I’m going to enjoy it, the atmosphere is going to be fantastic. It’s going to be such a tough contest, but these are the kind of fights that I cherish.”

Stephanie Roche is back home but it's not for long as talks with two English clubs begin
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Stephanie Roche is back home but it's not for long as talks with two English clubs begin

Jun 9th 2015, 7:02 PM 26,694 Views 32 Comments

The Irish international admits a move back closer to home is the preferred option having had her American dream crushed.

Katie Taylor has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year
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Katie Taylor has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year

Dec 19th 2014, 9:15 PM 5,265 Views 6 Comments

The boxer enjoyed yet another record-breaking year.

Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories
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Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories

Nov 25th 2014, 1:11 PM 2,830 Views 0 Comments

On the back of the Bray native’s World Championships win yesterday, we recall her greatest triumphs.

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

Jun 7th 2014, 1:24 PM 21,162 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
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WATCH: Katie Taylor's gold medal bout at the European Championships

Jun 7th 2014, 12:46 PM 7,609 Views 20 Comments

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

100-year-old American teacher Agnes has no plans to give up the day job
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100-year-old American teacher Agnes has no plans to give up the day job

Jan 13th 2014, 3:15 PM 5,651 Views 3 Comments

At Sundance School, New Jersey, it’s ok to call your teacher Granny.

The best pictures from Katie Taylor's two wins in 24 hours
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The best pictures from Katie Taylor's two wins in 24 hours

Dec 1st 2013, 11:36 AM 3,665 Views 2 Comments

The Olympic champion beat Finland’s Mira Potkonen in Bray last night.

Good times: Sports stars reflect on their sporting highlight of 2012
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Good times: Sports stars reflect on their sporting highlight of 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 11:30 AM 3,719 Views 1 Comment

The words ‘Katie’ and ‘Taylor’ pop up a couple of times in our conversations with athletes across different disciplines.

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more
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Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more

Aug 4th 2012, 6:55 AM 553 Views 0 Comments

Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.

Home is the hero: Katie Taylor touches down in Dublin
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Home is the hero: Katie Taylor touches down in Dublin

May 20th 2012, 6:37 PM 7,833 Views 29 Comments

The 25-year-old sealed her fourth world title in a row with a solid 11-7 win over Russian southpaw Sofya Ochigava yesterday.

Homecoming queen: Golden girl Britton returns home to Ireland
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Homecoming queen: Golden girl Britton returns home to Ireland

Dec 13th 2011, 11:48 AM 2,260 Views 3 Comments

IN PICTURES: Friends, family and supporters turned out at Dublin Airport last night to welcome home European Cross Country champion Fionnuala Britton.

Gold not a given for excellent Taylor
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Gold not a given for excellent Taylor

Oct 22nd 2011, 12:23 PM 539 Views 0 Comments

Katie Taylor has been in impressive form at the European Championships but it doesn’t mean she will have it all her own way next summer.

Taylor safely through in Rotterdam
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Taylor safely through in Rotterdam

Oct 18th 2011, 3:48 PM 363 Views 5 Comments

Bray lightweight Katie Taylor booked her place in the quarter-finals of the European Women’s Boxing Championships this afternoon.

Awesome Taylor wins fourth successive European Union crown
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Awesome Taylor wins fourth successive European Union crown

Jun 4th 2011, 3:57 PM 369 Views 0 Comments

Bray fighter scores convincing 25-9 victory over Karolina Graczyk in Poland this afternoon.