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#Olympics

From The42 'We weren’t going to give up this again' - Ireland hero rejoices after scoring in sudden death drama Ticket To Tokyo

'We weren’t going to give up this again' - Ireland hero rejoices after scoring in sudden death drama

Chloe Watkins showed nerves of steel to help her side secure Olympic qualification.

From The42 'I was like 'guys, stop'' - Ireland star keeper recalls frantic moments before Olympic spot was secure Speechless

'I was like 'guys, stop'' - Ireland star keeper recalls frantic moments before Olympic spot was secure

The Green Army secured their place at the Olympics after a two-legged battle with Canada.

From The42 Ireland dominate but Canada survive Olympic qualifier first leg in front of record attendance Green Army

Ireland dominate but Canada survive Olympic qualifier first leg in front of record attendance

Sean Dancer’s side were unable to break the deadlock at a very wet Energia Park.

From The42 'It is difficult to come off the high of the World Cup. It’s something you don’t address' Looking Forward

'It is difficult to come off the high of the World Cup. It’s something you don’t address'

The Ireland women’s hockey team are chasing Olympic qualification after facing challenging times in recent months.

5am starts, job sharing, and the ex-Ireland captain Dad helping get pitch ready for Olympic qualifier

Philip Matthews, father of hockey star Hannah Matthews, is among those who are getting Energia Park in order for this weekend.

From The42 Olympic boxing trials new judging system to 'regain trust' Transparency

Olympic boxing trials new judging system to 'regain trust'

Judges will press a button when they mark blows and their decisions will be immediately shown on a screen.

From The42 'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor Advice

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor

Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.

From The42 Ireland take command of Olympic Hockey play-off with Canada Away Win

Ireland take command of Olympic Hockey play-off with Canada

Ireland’s men ran out 5-3 winners in Vancouver on Saturday.

From The42 Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships Success

Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships

The 21-year-old was first up and last to qualify today.

From The42 Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign Changes

Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign

The Dubliner won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the discipline.

From The42 Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies' Doping

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'

In another blow, the IAAF maintained a ban on the Russian athletics federation.

From TheJournal.ie Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain Blanca Fernández Ochoa

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain

Blanca Fernández Ochoa was last seen on 24 August.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland only fund Olympic sports where we have the best chance of winning? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland only fund Olympic sports where we have the best chance of winning?

The model has been adopted by other smaller nations.

From TheJournal.ie Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse? Ireland 2029

Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we look at what the country needs to do to bring more medals home.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's the peak, the pinnacle': What's stopping Ireland from taking home more Olympic medals? Ireland 2029

'It's the peak, the pinnacle': What's stopping Ireland from taking home more Olympic medals?

How can we boost Ireland’s number of podium finishes? We find out more on Ireland 2029.

From The42 British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together Disaster

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together

Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.

From TheJournal.ie Britain to mint 'millions' of commemorative 50p Brexit coins ahead of 31 October Coining It

Britain to mint 'millions' of commemorative 50p Brexit coins ahead of 31 October

The Sunday Telegraph is reporting that Sajid Javid wants production ramped up.

From The42 Nine-time Olympic gold medalist slams 'racist and a misogynist' Trump and backs equal pay in sport Gender Parity

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist slams 'racist and a misogynist' Trump and backs equal pay in sport

Carl Lewis also supports the USA women’s soccer team who filed a discrimination lawsuit this year.

From The42 McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret Tokyo 2020

McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret

The Northern Irishman is on home soil for this week’s 148th Open Championship.

From The42 Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short One Last Chance

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short

Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.

From The42 Ireland 7s Olympic dream remains intact after men's side secure 2020 World Repechage place Still Standing

Ireland 7s Olympic dream remains intact after men's side secure 2020 World Repechage place

The women’s side crashed out this morning after defeat to England.

From The42 The gold and silver medalists from the Rio 2016 women's marathon have now been banned for doping Joke

The gold and silver medalists from the Rio 2016 women's marathon have now been banned for doping

Silver medalist Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has today been suspended for four years having been provisionally banned since last month.

From The42 Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain Tokyo 2020

Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain

The 20km race walker finished in a time of 1:20:50 on Sunday, just inside the qualifying standard time.

From The42 Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

From The42 'The IAAF will not drug me' - Semenya lodges appeal over gender ruling to top Switzerland court Not Giving Up

'The IAAF will not drug me' - Semenya lodges appeal over gender ruling to top Switzerland court

The double Olympic 800m champion lost her case against controversial IAAF rules forcing her to lower her testosterone levels.

From The42 The long-running row dividing Irish karate has been resolved Controversy

The long-running row dividing Irish karate has been resolved

The outcome has been hailed as a step in the right direction for the sport.

From The42 Boxing to remain Olympic sport for Tokyo but IOC intend to banish its broken governing body And Still?

Boxing to remain Olympic sport for Tokyo but IOC intend to banish its broken governing body

‘Today’s decision was taken in the interest of the athletes and the sport of boxing,’ IOC president Thomas Bach said in a statement.

From The42 Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests Wave Goodbye

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

From The42 'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China Diamond League

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China

The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.

From The42 Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Tokyo 2020

Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The 30-year-old was speaking ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park on Tuesday.

From The42 Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday Olympics

Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday

The Olympic champion is fighting regulations imposed by the IAAF that compel hyperandrogenic athletes.

From The42 'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility' Craic Agus Ceol

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

From The42 IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024 Olympics

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

From The42 Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil Green Army

Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil

A brilliant opportunity to support the national hockey team this summer.

Ireland's Finn Lynch finishes fourth in storm-tossed conditions at Palma regatta

The Carlow native narrowly missed out on a podium place after an impressive performance.

From The42 Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe Tokyo 2020

Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe

Tsunekazu Takeda said the decision has ‘nothing to do with the investigation’ and will quit in June.

From The42 United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23 RIP

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23

Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Kelly Catlin has died, USA Cycling has confirmed.

From The42 'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever' Adventure

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

From The42 Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney Tokyo 2020

Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney

The Irish squad achieved a best-ever finish on the Series in Sydney a fortnight ago.

From The42 Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline Problems

Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline

Caradh O’Donovan, Shauna Mullaney, Lauren Duffy and Paul Brennan are among those who could suffer.

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