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Irish Olympian Barr: 'There’s no point in worrying about what you can’t control'
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Irish Olympian Barr: 'There’s no point in worrying about what you can’t control'

Jun 2nd 2021, 12:37 PM 2,499 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford man on all things Tokyo as uncertainty reigns over the rescheduled Games.

Jenny Egan misses out on Olympics spot in Canoe Sprint qualifier
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Jenny Egan misses out on Olympics spot in Canoe Sprint qualifier

May 21st 2021, 9:50 AM 1,840 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old finished in ninth spot in the event finale.

Disappointment for Ireland's Hendrick as he just misses out on Olympic spot
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# Frustration

Disappointment for Ireland's Hendrick as he just misses out on Olympic spot

May 8th 2021, 11:36 PM 4,907 Views 3 Comments

A 24th-place finish with a time of 88.58 at the event saw him just fall short.

Restrictions will make Tokyo the most challenging Games ever for athletes - Olympic Federation of Ireland chief
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Restrictions will make Tokyo the most challenging Games ever for athletes - Olympic Federation of Ireland chief

Apr 30th 2021, 1:38 PM 1,037 Views 0 Comments

Peter Sherrard says the measures are about trying to minimise risk for those travelling to Japan.

Cork native Cooke secures Olympic qualifying standard for marathon in Tokyo
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# Aoife Cooke

Cork native Cooke secures Olympic qualifying standard for marathon in Tokyo

Apr 25th 2021, 2:22 PM 4,696 Views 3 Comments

Aoife Cooke’s personal best of 2.28.30 came at the Cheshire Elite Marathon.

Olympic torch relay banned from public roads across Japan's Osaka region
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Olympic torch relay banned from public roads across Japan's Osaka region

Apr 7th 2021, 10:00 PM 9,540 Views 5 Comments

Olympic officials are battling the logical issues tied to a new surge in cases.

'Ray of light': Olympic torch relay begins after year's delay
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'Ray of light': Olympic torch relay begins after year's delay

Mar 25th 2021, 8:05 AM 5,788 Views 3 Comments

Spectators were barred from the departure ceremony and first leg over ongoing fears about Covid-19.

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake felt in Japanese capital
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Magnitude 7.2 earthquake felt in Japanese capital

Mar 20th 2021, 10:14 AM 23,177 Views 24 Comments

A tsunami advisory has been issued for Japan’s north-east coast.

Another Olympic chief resigns over insulting remark
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# More Scandal

Another Olympic chief resigns over insulting remark

Mar 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 2,134 Views 0 Comments

The Tokyo 2021 creative director stepped down after his ‘very, very inappropriate’ ‘Olympig’ jibe.

Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games: local media
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# Shut Out

Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games: local media

Mar 4th 2021, 8:45 AM 1,196 Views 0 Comments

Officials fear that an influx of visitors from abroad will endanger the Japanese public.

Japan to end state of emergency over Covid-19 in some regions as rate of infection slows
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# Tokyo Olympics

Japan to end state of emergency over Covid-19 in some regions as rate of infection slows

Feb 26th 2021, 9:14 AM 7,258 Views 3 Comments

Tokyo’s response to the virus is being closely watched around the world as doubts swirl over the postponed Tokyo Olympics

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled
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# Tokyo 2020

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:41 AM 9,190 Views 10 Comments

Organisers have said they are “fully focused on hosting the Games this summer”.

The film that will make you fall in love with sport again
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# Essential Viewing

The film that will make you fall in love with sport again

Aug 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 8,540 Views 1 Comment

The42 chats to directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui about ‘Rising Phoenix’.

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic
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# Challenge

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic

Jun 4th 2020, 3:00 PM 17,575 Views 2 Comments

Kellie Harrington is combining training with seven-day work weeks.

'We can't postpone it again': Olympic official preparing for problematic Games
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# 2021

'We can't postpone it again': Olympic official preparing for problematic Games

May 22nd 2020, 10:59 AM 2,276 Views 2 Comments

John Coates hopes that plans can be put in place if the pandemic is contained by October.

Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'
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# Thomas Barr

Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'

May 5th 2020, 8:02 PM 21,002 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Barr also discusses adjusting to lockdown and current drug-testing procedures.

Next year's Olympics will be cancelled if pandemic not over, says Games chief
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# Tokyo Drift

Next year's Olympics will be cancelled if pandemic not over, says Games chief

Apr 28th 2020, 8:05 AM 9,596 Views 4 Comments

The delayed Tokyo Games won’t be postponed again.

'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''
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'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''

Apr 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 12,218 Views 5 Comments

Mark Downey recalls the difficult journey that ultimately led to securing a spot at the Olympics.

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that
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# Big In Japan

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

Apr 6th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,526 Views 0 Comments

Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training
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# Looking Ahead

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,756 Views 1 Comment

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

'To train for these Games clearly puts their physical and mental health at risk'
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'To train for these Games clearly puts their physical and mental health at risk'

Mar 22nd 2020, 5:45 PM 1,580 Views 0 Comments

Athletes from several sports have criticised the IOC’s advice that they continue to prepare for the Games “as best they can”.

Some athletes at disadvantage for Tokyo Games, Coe fears
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Some athletes at disadvantage for Tokyo Games, Coe fears

Mar 19th 2020, 8:25 AM 2,897 Views 2 Comments

The World Athletics boss thinks competitors whose countries come out of the coronavirus pandemic sooner can do more training ahead of the Olympics.

Tokyo Games could be postponed until end of 2020, says Japan’s Olympic minister
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Tokyo Games could be postponed until end of 2020, says Japan’s Olympic minister

Mar 3rd 2020, 1:28 PM 9,576 Views 10 Comments

Seiko Hashimoto told Japanese parliament that the government’s contract with the IOC could allow a delay to Tokyo 2020 due to the coronavirus.

IOC 'fully committed' to Tokyo Games despite virus, insists Olympics chief
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IOC 'fully committed' to Tokyo Games despite virus, insists Olympics chief

Feb 28th 2020, 9:31 AM 1,447 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Bach says the Games will start on 24 July.

'I want to be undeniably the best in the world at the Olympics'
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# My Lovely Horse

'I want to be undeniably the best in the world at the Olympics'

Feb 25th 2020, 6:10 PM 4,406 Views 1 Comment

Gymnast Rhys McClenaghan is one of Ireland’s brightest Olympic hopes and in this amazing video you can see why.

Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year
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# Top Honour

Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year

Nov 3rd 2019, 2:17 PM 15,065 Views 22 Comments

Rassie Erasmus was named Coach of the Year, while South Africa earned Team of the Year.

World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other
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# Physicality

World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other

Oct 29th 2019, 10:18 AM 9,707 Views 8 Comments

England defence coach John Mitchell is expecting a very different challenge this weekend.

'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'
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'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'

Oct 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 8,047 Views 15 Comments

James Ryan said the Irish dressing room was bitterly disappointed with their 32-point defeat to New Zealand.

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt
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The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt

Updated Oct 18th 2019, 8:46 AM 18,408 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland head coach and Steve Hansen have had some great battles since 2013.

Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session
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# Balls

Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session

Sep 16th 2019, 4:00 PM 9,457 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland’s side have had massive local support, but Ireland are staying under the radar.

Explainer: A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?
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Explainer: A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

Sep 15th 2019, 7:30 AM 33,788 Views 13 Comments

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row
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'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row

Sep 14th 2019, 11:00 AM 11,529 Views 1 Comment

Steve Hansen said Ireland are World Cup favourites after going number one in the rankings.

Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport
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# Typhoon Faxai

Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport

Sep 9th 2019, 12:43 PM 10,317 Views 7 Comments

Typhoon Faxai pummelled the Japanese capital Tokyo with record winds and torrential rain.

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star
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# Done Deal

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star

Jul 16th 2019, 11:44 AM 9,366 Views 4 Comments

Hiroki Abe has signed from the Kashima Antlers of the J-League.

Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory
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Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory

Jun 16th 2019, 11:22 AM 4,754 Views 1 Comment

The Sea Forest Waterway was unveiled on Sunday as Japan’s venue for the Olympic rowing’s eight-day programme.

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

Jun 9th 2019, 2:56 PM 4,170 Views 2 Comments

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

Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan
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Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan

May 28th 2019, 7:27 AM 21,246 Views 2 Comments

Over a dozen people were injured, and there was no immediate motive for the attack.

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

May 14th 2019, 6:29 PM 28,715 Views 80 Comments

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

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Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:34 PM 3,246 Views 2 Comments

Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov has been shrouded in controversy since his appointment last November.

Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work
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Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

Jan 18th 2019, 7:25 AM 21,766 Views 16 Comments

The drawing of a rat holding an umbrella was sprayed near a monorail station in Toykyo.

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