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From TheJournal.ie Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup Show Me The Money

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

From The42 The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps Talent

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps

19-year-old Aoife Hopkins on her dream of representing Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

From The42 ‘During the week the lads didn’t want to even be around me - I was that angry and that frustrated’ Pedal Power

‘During the week the lads didn’t want to even be around me - I was that angry and that frustrated’

Irish track cyclist Mark Downey on shaking off Commonwealth Games disappointment and setting his sights on Tokyo 2020.

From The42 'I thought I could manage it myself without seeking any proper help and I just made things worse for myself’ Olympic Dream

'I thought I could manage it myself without seeking any proper help and I just made things worse for myself’

Irish canoeist Liam Jegou is aiming towards Tokyo in 2020 after battling a serious injury last year.

From The42 New sailing high performance centre to 'create medal potential' ahead of Tokyo 2020 Sail Away

New sailing high performance centre to 'create medal potential' ahead of Tokyo 2020

The facility will be built in Dún Laoghaire at a cost of €300,000.

From The42 'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food' Interview This post contains videos

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

From The42 "Everyone was asking: 'Are you going to do Medicine? I was like: 'Oh no, I want to go to the Olympics'" Dreams

"Everyone was asking: 'Are you going to do Medicine? I was like: 'Oh no, I want to go to the Olympics'"

Irish pentathlete Sive Brassil on the long, arduous road towards the top of her sport.

From The42 'Extremely worried' Olympic organisers threaten to axe boxing from Tokyo 2020 Knock Out Blow

'Extremely worried' Olympic organisers threaten to axe boxing from Tokyo 2020

The IOC has launched an investigationinto the sport’s controversial governing body amid over possible match-fixing at Rio 2016.

From The42 'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink Disgraced

'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink

The Japan Anti-doping Agency have banned Yasuhiro Suzuki for eight years.

From The42 ‘I was literally spending hours vomiting and five minutes later, I’d have to go and compete’ Pain

‘I was literally spending hours vomiting and five minutes later, I’d have to go and compete’

Caradh O’Donovan chats to The42 about her battle with Crohn’s disease and hopes of representing Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.

From The42 18 for 18: Gina Akpe-Moses is set to bring Irish sprinting into the fast lane Sprint Star

18 for 18: Gina Akpe-Moses is set to bring Irish sprinting into the fast lane

The U20 European champion has her sights on Tokyo 2020.

From The42 'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time' Marathon Man

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.

From The42 Lightweight rowing world champions from Skibbereen make switch to heavyweight Cultivating Mass

Lightweight rowing world champions from Skibbereen make switch to heavyweight

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan won World and European gold this year, but the lightweight pair is not an Olympic event.

From The42 12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020 Road To Tokyo

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

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

From The42 Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity' Annalise

Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity'

We spoke to Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy as she prepares to set sail on the Volvo Ocean Race.

From The42 'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"' Swim Ireland

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'

Pennsylvania-born Olympian Shane Ryan won gold for Ireland at the 2017 University Games two weeks ago.

From The42 Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games Equality

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

From The42 IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme Tokyo 2020

IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme

The international governing body are reviewing its athletics programme in London next week.

From The42 'There's that small fear in the back of your head: what happens if I'm really bad?' From Rio To Tokyo

'There's that small fear in the back of your head: what happens if I'm really bad?'

Annalise Murphy on life after Rio and what’s next for the Olympic silver medallist.

From The42 Balancing 30+ hours of training a week and a full-time college degree: Ireland's most promising triathlete Fitness
From The42 Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020 Jumping Ship

Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020

Having represented Ireland at Rio, she qualifies to race for Britain through her father.

From The42 Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist Making Waves

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist

The 21-year-old’s outstanding efforts were rewarded at her third Paralympics with a bronze medal.

From The42 'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio Interview

'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio

It’s been a hectic 2016 for the modern pentathlete but the two-time Olympian is showing no signs of slowing down.

From TheJournal.ie Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion Billions

Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion

The 2020 Games, awarded to Tokyo in 2013, have been marred by a series of embarrassing setbacks over stadium construction and the official logo.

From The42 Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony Tech Star-up

Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony

And, apparently, it will only cost $4 million.

From The42 Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid Money Matters

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid

The IOC still wants a US city to deliver a summer Games in nine years.

From The42 Bowling and baseball make Olympic shortlist but American football and tug of war miss out Shortlist
From The42 Could Ireland field an American football team at the 2020 Olympics? Tokyo A Go Go?

Could Ireland field an American football team at the 2020 Olympics?

The sport has applied to be part of Tokyo 2020.

From The42 Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote Decision Made

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote

The Japanese City was preferred to Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

From The42 Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium The Future! This post contains images

Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium

The venue should be ready in time to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup.