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Olympics preview: Federer targets gold at Wimbledon
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Olympics preview: Federer targets gold at Wimbledon

Jul 22nd 2012, 10:36 AM 290 Views 0 Comments

One Mr R Federer will feel right at home on Centre Court when the Olympics kick off later this week.

London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor
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London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor

Jul 21st 2012, 3:52 PM 5,021 Views 26 Comments

The man who needs little introduction.

London 2012: Seb Coe the organiser still outpacing his rivals
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London 2012: Seb Coe the organiser still outpacing his rivals

Jul 18th 2012, 8:04 AM 3,561 Views 5 Comments

Coe’s transition from double Olympic gold medallist to head of the London organising committee has made him the face of the Games before a single medal has been won

London 2012: Introducing… Joanne Cuddihy
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London 2012: Introducing… Joanne Cuddihy

Jul 14th 2012, 3:51 PM 4,083 Views 2 Comments

The 400m athlete and former UCD Medicine student is hoping to make amends for her disappointing performance in 2008.

London 2012: Introducing… Ava Hutchinson
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London 2012: Introducing… Ava Hutchinson

Jul 12th 2012, 7:23 PM 3,749 Views 1 Comment

The former Late Late Show researcher says she’s hoping to be “as competitive as possible” in the Olympics.

London 2012: Introducing… Sycerika McMahon
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London 2012: Introducing… Sycerika McMahon

Jul 11th 2012, 12:03 PM 5,598 Views 7 Comments

The Portaferry teenager will be hoping to confirm her considerable potential this summer.

London 2012: Introducing… Olive Loughnane
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London 2012: Introducing… Olive Loughnane

Jul 10th 2012, 12:01 PM 4,416 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old three-time Olympian is ready for yet another bite at the cherry.

London 2012: Introducing... Colin Griffin
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London 2012: Introducing... Colin Griffin

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:00 PM 3,381 Views 2 Comments

Leitrim’s endurance walker is next up for a bit of Jimmy’s scrutiny.

London 2012: Introducing… Melanie Nocher
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London 2012: Introducing… Melanie Nocher

Jul 1st 2012, 10:24 PM 6,431 Views 9 Comments

Our latest in the series looks at the 24-year-old swimmer from Holywood Co Down.

London 2012: Introducing... Ciaran O’Lionaird
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London 2012: Introducing... Ciaran O’Lionaird

Jul 1st 2012, 6:41 PM 3,802 Views 3 Comments

Our head count of team Ireland continues today with the irrepressible 1500m star.

London 2012: Introducing... Kieran Behan
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London 2012: Introducing... Kieran Behan

Jun 30th 2012, 4:22 PM 4,233 Views 2 Comments

Our athlete-by-athlete guide continues with a man who has overcome more than most to make the short trip to London.

London 2012: Introducing... Michael Conlan
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London 2012: Introducing... Michael Conlan

Jun 29th 2012, 8:00 PM 5,074 Views 0 Comments

Our look at Ireland’s Olympic hopefuls continues with a genuine medal contender in young Belfast flyweight Michael Conlan.

London 2012: Introducing… Natalya Coyle
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London 2012: Introducing… Natalya Coyle

Jun 29th 2012, 1:43 PM 6,311 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s first modern pentathlon representative since the 1980s is a prodigious 21-year-old.

London 2012: Introducing... Gavin Noble
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London 2012: Introducing... Gavin Noble

Jun 28th 2012, 12:23 PM 2,448 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s first ever male Olympic triathlete is today’s entry in our athlete-by-athlete guide to the games.

London 2012: Introducing... Deirdre Ryan
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London 2012: Introducing... Deirdre Ryan

Jun 27th 2012, 8:20 PM 4,883 Views 0 Comments

High jump hopeful Deirdre Ryan is next under the spotlight as we continue our athlete-by-athlete guide to Ireland’s Olympic squad.

London 2012: Introducing… Barry Murphy
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London 2012: Introducing… Barry Murphy

Jun 27th 2012, 3:43 PM 1,151 Views 0 Comments

With 30 days to go until the Olympics begin, we dive into the pool to begin our new series on Ireland’s medal hopefuls. Meet Barry Murphy.

Del Bosque, Trapattoni coaches of the old school
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Del Bosque, Trapattoni coaches of the old school

Jun 14th 2012, 10:00 AM 248 Views 0 Comments

They’re tams may be in different classes but the respective Spain and Ireland bosses have a lot in common.

A Canterbury tale: What makes Rob Penney qualified to get Munster back to the top of European rugby?
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A Canterbury tale: What makes Rob Penney qualified to get Munster back to the top of European rugby?

May 5th 2012, 8:35 AM 989 Views 1 Comment

Well, this CV does…

Paulino Alcantara: Barca's forgotten man deserves his place in history
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Paulino Alcantara: Barca's forgotten man deserves his place in history

Mar 22nd 2012, 1:44 PM 2,726 Views 3 Comments

Lionel Messi officially became Barcelona’s top goalscorer this week, but one man has scored 130 more goals than him in the blue and red.

Google Plus addresses gender and grammar worries
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Google Plus addresses gender and grammar worries

Jul 15th 2011, 2:20 PM 846 Views 3 Comments

Users will now be able to hide their gender identity from other Google Plus members, while statistics reveal that three quarters of users are male.

Just when it was safe to get back in the water: Ian Thorpe returns
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Just when it was safe to get back in the water: Ian Thorpe returns

Feb 3rd 2011, 12:50 PM 1,302 Views 0 Comments

Mark Corcoran profiles the returning Australian who is aiming to blow Michael Phelps out of the water in London next year.