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Brendan Boyce claims top 10 finish while Alex Wright takes 29th place in Tokyo
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# Race Walk

Brendan Boyce claims top 10 finish while Alex Wright takes 29th place in Tokyo

18 minutes ago 129 Views 1 Comment

It was a strong showing in stifling conditions from Boyce who clocked 3:53:40.

Durant scores 23 points to help USA into Olympic semi-final with France
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# Swish

Durant scores 23 points to help USA into Olympic semi-final with France

Updated 12 hours ago 6,664 Views 7 Comments

The three-time defending champions powered past Australia 97-78, while the French overcame Slovenia.

'The standard is insane': Andrew Coscoran finishes 10th in Olympic 1500m semi
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# Test Against The Best

'The standard is insane': Andrew Coscoran finishes 10th in Olympic 1500m semi

13 hours ago 7,370 Views 2 Comments

Kenya’s Abel Kipsang set a new Olympic record of 3:31.65 in the second semi-final.

Mark Downey tunes up for madison bid with 17th-place finish in the omnium
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# Back On Track

Mark Downey tunes up for madison bid with 17th-place finish in the omnium

13 hours ago 2,131 Views 0 Comments

Matthew Walls won gold for Britain ahead of New Zealand’s Campbell Stewart and Italy’s Elia Viviani.

Natalya Coyle in joint-third after excellent fencing round in Olympic Pentathlon
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# Great Start

Natalya Coyle in joint-third after excellent fencing round in Olympic Pentathlon

14 hours ago 31,938 Views 17 Comments

The Meath woman collected 238 points after the fencing ranking round.

David Kenny seizes opportunity on Olympic debut in 20km race walk
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# Walking Tall

David Kenny seizes opportunity on Olympic debut in 20km race walk

15 hours ago 11,730 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year-old Kerryman easily outperformed his world ranking to finish 29th in Sapporo.

'To have the support of the people back home, to put a smile on the nation's face, it's just great'
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# Kellie Harrington

'To have the support of the people back home, to put a smile on the nation's face, it's just great'

18 hours ago 5,746 Views 7 Comments

The Dublin boxer will fight for a gold medal in Tokyo on Sunday morning.

Maguire and Meadow both in tie for 11th after strong second rounds at the Olympics
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# Golf

Maguire and Meadow both in tie for 11th after strong second rounds at the Olympics

18 hours ago 5,913 Views 2 Comments

Nelly Korda shot a stunning 62 to lead the way on -13.

Olympic Breakfast: Kellie Harrington to bid for gold medal and a good day for Irish golfers
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# Catch Up

Olympic Breakfast: Kellie Harrington to bid for gold medal and a good day for Irish golfers

19 hours ago 43,460 Views 12 Comments

Catch up on all you missed overnight from the Olympic Games.

A childhood dream, allegiance switch and personal struggles: Emily Kay's long Road to Tokyo
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# Team Ireland

A childhood dream, allegiance switch and personal struggles: Emily Kay's long Road to Tokyo

19 hours ago 5,039 Views 0 Comments

’20 years of working every day with the dream of going to the Olympics, to finally achieve that was pretty incredible.’

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic boxing semi-final in Tokyo
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# Going For Gold

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic boxing semi-final in Tokyo

19 hours ago 51,602 Views 29 Comments

Harrington faced Thai opponent Sudaporn Seesondee.

Parchment wins men's Olympic 110m hurdles gold and US relay woes strike again
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# Tokyo 2020

Parchment wins men's Olympic 110m hurdles gold and US relay woes strike again

21 hours ago 4,757 Views 1 Comment

Parchment clocked 13.04 seconds, to trump fading world champion Grant Holloway.

Ireland's Tanya Watson misses out on Olympic diving final after finishing 15th
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# Semi Finals

Ireland's Tanya Watson misses out on Olympic diving final after finishing 15th

22 hours ago 2,452 Views 1 Comment

19-year-old Watsonwas the first woman to represent Ireland in an Olympic diving competition

Dina Asher-Smith eyeing relay redemption at Tokyo 2020 as new British record set
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# Olympics

Dina Asher-Smith eyeing relay redemption at Tokyo 2020 as new British record set

22 hours ago 2,835 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old pulled out of the 200m and failed to reach the 100m final last week after suffering a hamstring injury in June.

'I'd try to brush my hair and burst into tears because I couldn’t do anything'
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# Triumph Over Adversity

'I'd try to brush my hair and burst into tears because I couldn’t do anything'

Wed 9:30 PM 69,451 Views 4 Comments

Team Ireland track cyclist Shannon McCurley’s Road to Tokyo hasn’t exactly been straightforward.

McIlroy buoyed by Olympics display as he looks to play with 'more freedom and fun'
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# Next Stop Memphis

McIlroy buoyed by Olympics display as he looks to play with 'more freedom and fun'

Wed 8:00 PM 5,619 Views 6 Comments

The 32-year-old missed out in a seven-man play-off for a bronze medal on Sunday.

'For a track cyclist, the Olympic Games is the pinnacle' - Ireland's English ready for biggest stage
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# Tokyo 2020

'For a track cyclist, the Olympic Games is the pinnacle' - Ireland's English ready for biggest stage

Wed 3:48 PM 4,349 Views 1 Comment

After two ‘unbelievably stressful’ years, English and Mark Downey compete in the men’s Madison this week.

Korir and Rotich lift Kenyan Olympics gloom with one-two in 800m
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# Medals

Korir and Rotich lift Kenyan Olympics gloom with one-two in 800m

Wed 3:14 PM 3,540 Views 2 Comments

The Kenyans have not been at their best in Tokyo before today.

Canada's Andre De Grasse powers to 200m gold in Tokyo
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# National Record

Canada's Andre De Grasse powers to 200m gold in Tokyo

Wed 2:46 PM 6,058 Views 1 Comment

De Grasse won bronze in the 100m before taking 200m gold.

Cian O'Connor narrowly misses out on medal jump-off in Olympic showjumping final
# Pipped At The Post
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# Pipped At The Post

Cian O'Connor narrowly misses out on medal jump-off in Olympic showjumping final

Wed 12:59 PM 31,610 Views 51 Comments

O’Connor and Kilkenny finish joint-seventh in Wednesday’s individual final.

Sky Brown: 13-year-old skateboarder wins bronze to become GB's youngest Olympic medallist
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# Sky's The Limit

Sky Brown: 13-year-old skateboarder wins bronze to become GB's youngest Olympic medallist

Wed 10:54 AM 3,958 Views 3 Comments

Brown’s achievement is all the more remarkable for the fractured skull and broken bones she suffered during a horrific fall in training last year.

Dream debut as Ireland's Tanya Watson books place in Olympic diving semi-final
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# Tokyo 2020

Dream debut as Ireland's Tanya Watson books place in Olympic diving semi-final

Wed 10:26 AM 5,441 Views 2 Comments

Teenage diver finished 16th overall, with the top 18 progressing to Thursday’s semi-finals.

Australian Olympic officials criticise athletes after boozy plane party
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# Oz

Australian Olympic officials criticise athletes after boozy plane party

Wed 8:20 AM 8,301 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand’s Olympians have also been accused of unruly behaviour on a flight from Tokyo to Christchurch.

'I'm really confident heading into the Games': The Olympian from Meath who's living out her dream
# Talent Unleashed
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# Talent Unleashed

'I'm really confident heading into the Games': The Olympian from Meath who's living out her dream

Wed 8:00 AM 11,540 Views 2 Comments

Modern pentathlete Natalya Coyle is the third and final athlete to be profiled in our series with Indeed.

Steady start for Leona Maguire as women's golf competition gets underway
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# Off And Running

Steady start for Leona Maguire as women's golf competition gets underway

Updated Wed 7:42 AM 5,681 Views 2 Comments

The Cavan golfer posted an even-par round of 71, with Stephanie Meadow one shot further back.

Olympic Breakfast: Irish interest takes a back seat as track delivers another all-time classic
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# Catch Up

Olympic Breakfast: Irish interest takes a back seat as track delivers another all-time classic

Wed 5:55 AM 35,749 Views 5 Comments

Catch up on all you missed overnight from the Olympic Games.

McLaughlin smashes world record in epic women's 400m hurdles final
# Another Classic
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# Another Classic

McLaughlin smashes world record in epic women's 400m hurdles final

Wed 3:50 AM 6,136 Views 1 Comment

In a scintillating event, second-placed Dalilah Muhammad also finished within the pre-race record.

Transgender lifter Laurel Hubbard retires after Olympic debut
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# Farewell

Transgender lifter Laurel Hubbard retires after Olympic debut

Wed 3:22 AM 7,208 Views 9 Comments

Her appearance on sport’s biggest stage was historic but short-lived.

Belarus athlete boards Vienna-bound flight from Japan
# Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
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# Krystsina Tsimanouskaya

Belarus athlete boards Vienna-bound flight from Japan

Wed 3:08 AM 5,762 Views 0 Comments

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has been offered asylum in Poland following claims her team tried to force her to return home after she criticised her coaches.

'I would cut this medal in half for my sister because I know she deserves it as much as I do'
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# Sibling Love

'I would cut this medal in half for my sister because I know she deserves it as much as I do'

Updated Tue 5:54 PM 57,396 Views 8 Comments

Ireland’s history-making siblings: Aidan Walsh says his bronze medal is shared with his sister, Michaela.

Irish showjumpers reach individual final after impressing in qualifier
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# Flying It

Irish showjumpers reach individual final after impressing in qualifier

Updated Tue 3:17 PM 9,590 Views 3 Comments

Brilliant news for the Irish contingent.

Ireland's Leon Reid finishes seventh in blistering 200m semi-final
# No Joy
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# No Joy

Ireland's Leon Reid finishes seventh in blistering 200m semi-final

Tue 1:22 PM 8,783 Views 4 Comments

It was the fastest 200m race ran this year, and Reid finished just outside his season’s best from this morning.

Ireland's Aidan Walsh presented with Olympic bronze medal
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# Bittersweet

Ireland's Aidan Walsh presented with Olympic bronze medal

Tue 12:20 PM 7,004 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old made it to the presentation on crutches today.

Simone Biles caps remarkable return with Olympic bronze in beam final
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# Call It A Comeback

Simone Biles caps remarkable return with Olympic bronze in beam final

Tue 11:15 AM 32,336 Views 44 Comments

The American was back competing after withdrawing early in the women’s team final last week, citing a desire to protect her mental health.

Jessica Springsteen hoping to boss Tokyo Equestrian Park on Olympic debut
# Born To Run
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# Born To Run

Jessica Springsteen hoping to boss Tokyo Equestrian Park on Olympic debut

Tue 7:07 AM 7,313 Views 5 Comments

The American showjumper is the daughter of Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa.

Olympic Breakfast: Kellie Harrington becomes Ireland's latest medalist in Tokyo
# Update
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# Update

Olympic Breakfast: Kellie Harrington becomes Ireland's latest medalist in Tokyo

Tue 6:20 AM 48,358 Views 18 Comments

Here’s what you missed while you were sleeping…

Warholm storms to world record in hurdles epic, Mihambo takes long jump gold
# Sensational
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# Sensational

Warholm storms to world record in hurdles epic, Mihambo takes long jump gold

Tue 5:11 AM 7,935 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old recorded an incredible time of 45.94 seconds.

Kellie Harrington wins quarter-final to secure Olympic bronze medal
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# Hakuna Matata

Kellie Harrington wins quarter-final to secure Olympic bronze medal

Tue 4:58 AM 28,776 Views 12 Comments

The Dubliner was too strong for Algeria’s Imane Khelif.

Leon Reid through to 200m semi-finals but disappointment for Marcus Lawler
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Leon Reid through to 200m semi-finals but disappointment for Marcus Lawler

Tue 4:09 AM 7,690 Views 0 Comments

The two Irish sprinters were out in the 200m heats this morning.

'The hardest thing I've ever done' - Billy Walsh laments role in eliminating Kurt Walker from Olympics
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# Emotional

'The hardest thing I've ever done' - Billy Walsh laments role in eliminating Kurt Walker from Olympics

Mon 5:19 PM 67,590 Views 12 Comments

Walsh drafted Walker into Ireland’s High Performance Unit as a 17-year-old in 2012, but trained Duke Ragan to victory over the Irishman in Tokyo.

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