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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Cool Runnings

Last year
Jamaica's bobsleigh crew honoured to carry on 'Cool Runnings' legacy at Winter Olympics
Jamaica will have a four-man crew racing at the Winter Olympics for the first time since 1988.
All time
The Irish Cool Runnings: How a group of elite rowers became Ireland's first Olympic bobsleigh team
While the Jamaicans were creating history by creating an Olympic bobsleigh team, there was something very similar happening at home in Ireland.
Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Jamaica women's bobsled team qualify for first Winter Olympics
The news comes 30 years after the Caribbean nation’s men team achieved a similar feat — spawning the 1993 film ‘Cool Runnings’.
Can you identify these sports movies from one image?
Find out if you know your Coach Gordon Bombay from Coach Tony D’Amato.
Nigerian women's bobsled team become the first from Africa to ever qualify for Winter Olympics
They will compete at next year’s games in Pyeongchang after crowd-funding $150,000.
The top 6 alternative songs from sports films
Forget Rocky and Chariots of Fire – these tunes are truly iconic.
Controversial sprinter Tyson Gay in surprise bid to make US bobsleigh team
The 34-year-old is joined by fellow Olympic runner Ryan Bailey.
RTÉ Player showed Cool Runnings during the match yesterday, and people were raging
“You dead, man?” “Yeah, man. RTÉ Player’s killing me.”
RTÉ Player showed Cool Runnings during the match yesterday, and people were raging
“You dead, man?” “Yeah, man. RTÉ Player’s killing me.”
The best small country in which to be gay? It's better than yesterday - Enda
“A line went through my head from the old song… ‘Gone are the dark clouds that had me down, it’s going to be a bright, bright sunshiny day’.”
A brazen thief stole an entire ice cream fridge while the store cashier was napping
Giving a whole new meaning to: “He’d sleep through anything”.
Feel the rhythm... Which Cool Runnings character are you?
Whoever you are, we’re sure Irv Blitzer will be proud of you.
Speedbump: Jamaican bobsled team vow to fight on despite luggage loss
‘Helmets, spikes, lycra suits, everything is somewhere between JFK and Sochi.’
Liam Neeson's talking action films... and 4 other weekend telly highlights
We’ve got the telly for you no matter what you’re up to this weekend.
The internet raised $30,000 in Dogecoin to send the Jamaican bobsleigh team to the Olympics
Get on up, its bobsled time!
UPDATE: Confusion over Jamaican bobsled team qualifying for winter Olympics
Somebody get the lucky egg out.
Jamaican bobsled team on the verge of qualifying for the 2014 Olympics
Jamaica we have a bobsled team.
VIDEO: How to turn a football field into an ice rink for an NHL game
The annual Winter Classic took place yesterday.
7 essential life lessons we learned from the movies
Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory
Gary Thornton was more relieved than anything else to finish the icy course last week.
John Candy is sadly missed... here are 7 of his greatest roles
He died 19 years ago today.
Track star Lolo Jones looked completely petrified on her bobsled competition debut
But the hurdler still won a medal at Lake Placid.
Season's greetings: O'Rourke kicks off Olympic year in Vienna
Derval O’Rourke finished second in the 60m hurdles final at the Indoor Classic Meet in Vienna last night.