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No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named
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No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named

Jun 30th 2021, 8:30 PM 15,045 Views 4 Comments

Dan Martin, Nicolas Roche and Eddie Dunbar were officially announced for the road race today.

History-making Ireland Sevens learn Olympic fate after pool draw
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History-making Ireland Sevens learn Olympic fate after pool draw

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 12:04 PM 28,766 Views 4 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side have been drawn in Pool C alongside South Africa, USA and Kenya.

Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro
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Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro

Jun 1st 2021, 11:53 AM 7,434 Views 6 Comments

The fighters will compete between 4-8 June for a place at this year’s rescheduled Games.

Watkins and Upton give Ireland huge win against Olympic champions Great Britain
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Watkins and Upton give Ireland huge win against Olympic champions Great Britain

Mar 14th 2021, 6:55 PM 30,435 Views 10 Comments

Ireland level three-match Belfast series ahead of Tuesday’s deciding match.

Irish men's sevens team learn details of Olympic qualifiers
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Irish men's sevens team learn details of Olympic qualifiers

Dec 17th 2020, 10:52 AM 5,002 Views 7 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side are among 12 nations vying for the last remaining spot in Tokyo.

Delfine Persoon suffers defeat in first round of Olympic boxing qualifiers
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Delfine Persoon suffers defeat in first round of Olympic boxing qualifiers

Mar 14th 2020, 1:19 PM 12,612 Views 7 Comments

Belgian was on the opposite side of the 60kg draw to Kellie Harrington.

Lanigan-O'Keeffe begins bid to reach third Olympics imbued by training stint in Kenya
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Lanigan-O'Keeffe begins bid to reach third Olympics imbued by training stint in Kenya

Feb 26th 2020, 12:20 PM 2,249 Views 2 Comments

‘I came back from Kenya and ran 35 seconds faster than I’ve ever run for a 5k,’ said the Kilkenny man, whose season begins in Cairo today.

Kevin Seaward runs second-fastest Irish marathon time ever to hit Olympic mark
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Kevin Seaward runs second-fastest Irish marathon time ever to hit Olympic mark

Feb 23rd 2020, 11:01 AM 7,222 Views 6 Comments

Seaward joins Paul Pollock and Stephen Scullion as Tokyo 2020 qualifiers.

Donnybrook rugby stadium an option to host Ireland's Olympic qualifier
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Donnybrook rugby stadium an option to host Ireland's Olympic qualifier

Sep 10th 2019, 1:57 PM 6,763 Views 3 Comments

Hockey Ireland have been in talks with Leinster Rugby over the use of the venue in November.

Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue
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Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue

Sep 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,644 Views 0 Comments

Sean Dancer’s side will host Canada in November but the team still do not know where the two-legged tie will be played.

Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs
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Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs

Sep 9th 2019, 1:28 PM 4,265 Views 2 Comments

The two-legged ties will take place at the end of October/early November.

Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw
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Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw

Sep 8th 2019, 11:54 AM 6,923 Views 0 Comments

The draw takes place in Switzerland tomorrow.

Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw
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Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw

Aug 30th 2019, 5:41 PM 5,715 Views 2 Comments

Both the men’s and women’s hockey teams will be in the pot on Monday week.

Puspure secures Olympic qualification at World Rowing Championships
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Puspure secures Olympic qualification at World Rowing Championships

Aug 30th 2019, 2:54 PM 3,071 Views 2 Comments

Ronan Byrne and Philip Doyle have also booked their ticket to Tokyo.

Harte a big loss through injury as Ireland gear up for crucial Euro Championships
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Harte a big loss through injury as Ireland gear up for crucial Euro Championships

Jul 30th 2019, 1:39 PM 4,081 Views 0 Comments

Head coach Alexander Cox has named his squad for next month’s tournament in Belgium.

Both Irish sides qualify for 7s quarter-finals with Olympic spot on the line
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Both Irish sides qualify for 7s quarter-finals with Olympic spot on the line

Jul 13th 2019, 9:20 PM 10,249 Views 7 Comments

The men’s team will face Germany tomorrow morning, while the women’s side have earned themselves a clash with England.

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea
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Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Jun 22nd 2019, 4:45 PM 5,013 Views 2 Comments

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

Ireland send out statement as they fire 11 past Singapore for three wins from three
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Ireland send out statement as they fire 11 past Singapore for three wins from three

Jun 11th 2019, 4:00 PM 5,830 Views 4 Comments

The Green Army are through to the semi-finals at the FIH Final Series.

O'Flanagan hat-trick helps clinical Ireland put Czech Republic to the sword
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O'Flanagan hat-trick helps clinical Ireland put Czech Republic to the sword

Jun 9th 2019, 5:58 PM 7,271 Views 0 Comments

The home side made it two wins from two in their FIH Final Series campaign in Banbridge.

Sibling rivalry drives multi-talented Hawkshaws to international success
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Sibling rivalry drives multi-talented Hawkshaws to international success

Jun 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,131 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Hawkshaw enjoyed an excellent tournament debut for Ireland on Saturday, with younger brother David watching on.

Ireland far from their best but take first step on the long road to Tokyo
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Ireland far from their best but take first step on the long road to Tokyo

Jun 8th 2019, 4:26 PM 8,412 Views 2 Comments

The World Cup finalists recorded a narrow victory over Malaysia in their FIH Final Series opener at Banbridge.

Highs, lows and sacrifices: Putting 'real life' on hold to chase the Olympic dream
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Highs, lows and sacrifices: Putting 'real life' on hold to chase the Olympic dream

Jun 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 17,818 Views 1 Comment

Deirdre Duke and Ireland begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign on home soil today.

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games
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Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games

May 28th 2019, 1:41 PM 2,475 Views 0 Comments

Minsk is hosting this year’s event, which takes place from 21-30 June.

Hockey Ireland forced to move Olympic qualifying tournament out of Dublin
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Hockey Ireland forced to move Olympic qualifying tournament out of Dublin

Mar 12th 2019, 3:56 PM 6,112 Views 0 Comments

A lack of a suitable venue in the capital means the FIH tournament will be played in Banbridge this summer.

Olympic-focused Ireland set for packed schedule as they bid to build on World Cup
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Olympic-focused Ireland set for packed schedule as they bid to build on World Cup

Jan 24th 2019, 2:50 PM 3,906 Views 0 Comments

Lizzie Colvin and Shirley McCay are back in Graham Shaw’s squad ahead of the crucial Tokyo qualifying tournament.

12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020
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12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020

Nov 27th 2017, 4:20 PM 8,236 Views 3 Comments

And Hockey Ireland has received a separate allocation of funding for its men’s national team.

Zaur's the man! Antia to stay as Irish boxing coach for the next 5 years
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Zaur's the man! Antia to stay as Irish boxing coach for the next 5 years

Dec 2nd 2016, 12:09 PM 3,788 Views 3 Comments

Antia’s decision “a vote of confidence in the future of Irish boxing.”