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#European Games

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'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind'
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind'

Aug 25th 2020, 8:00 AM 18,107 Views 5 Comments

Kellie Harrington is ‘training like an animal’ as she targets an Olympic spot next year.

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'
# Interview
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# Interview

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'

Jul 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Magee speaks to The42 off the back of her European Games success alongside brother Sam.

Walker shines in Minsk to land European gold for Ireland
# Good As Gold
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# Good As Gold

Walker shines in Minsk to land European gold for Ireland

Jun 30th 2019, 11:46 AM 20,631 Views 28 Comments

He beat Ukranian Mykola Butsenko on Sunday morning.

Gold medal hope Harrington ruled out of European Games final with hand injury
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Gold medal hope Harrington ruled out of European Games final with hand injury

Jun 30th 2019, 9:19 AM 16,601 Views 1 Comment

The reigning world champion would have faced Mira Potkonen in this morning’s final in Minsk.

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final
# Silver Lining
From The42
# Silver Lining

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final

Jun 29th 2019, 3:33 PM 8,731 Views 2 Comments

The Belfast boxer lost 4-1 on the scorecards to Bulgaria’s Petrova Stanimira in Minsk.

Bronze for Chloe and Sam Magee after semi-final defeat in Minsk
# European Games
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# European Games

Bronze for Chloe and Sam Magee after semi-final defeat in Minsk

Jun 29th 2019, 1:39 PM 3,899 Views 0 Comments

Team GB’s Gabby and Chris Adcock proved too strong today.

Walker beats British rival and top seed to join Harrington and Walsh in European Games finals
# King Kurt
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# King Kurt

Walker beats British rival and top seed to join Harrington and Walsh in European Games finals

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 8:10 PM 7,179 Views 0 Comments

The world champion will face the scourge of Irish boxing, and one of her inspirations, Mira Potkonen in the decider.

Masterclass from Ireland's Walsh sets up gold medal fight at European Games
# Let Us Upgrade You
From The42
# Let Us Upgrade You

Masterclass from Ireland's Walsh sets up gold medal fight at European Games

Jun 28th 2019, 12:41 PM 12,336 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old has now assured herself of a silver medal in Minsk.

Ireland secure seventh European Games medal as Chloe and Sam Magee book semi-final spot
# On The Podium
From The42
# On The Podium

Ireland secure seventh European Games medal as Chloe and Sam Magee book semi-final spot

Jun 28th 2019, 10:01 AM 3,456 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal siblings beat beat the Netherlands 21-19, 21-17 on Friday morning to advance to the final four.

Jenny Egan falls just shy of a medal despite strong finish in Minsk
# European Games
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# European Games

Jenny Egan falls just shy of a medal despite strong finish in Minsk

Jun 27th 2019, 6:38 PM 2,196 Views 1 Comment

The Dubliner finished fourth in her main event for the second successive Games.

More medals in sight as Chloe and Sam Magee survive anxious wait
# European Games
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# European Games

More medals in sight as Chloe and Sam Magee survive anxious wait

Jun 27th 2019, 11:45 AM 2,615 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal siblings advanced through to the badminton mixed doubles quarter-finals.

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers
# European Games
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# European Games

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Updated Jun 26th 2019, 6:10 PM 29,106 Views 8 Comments

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

Buckley and Nevin seal Ireland's first medals in Minsk with five more boxers on brink of joining them
# European Games
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# European Games

Buckley and Nevin seal Ireland's first medals in Minsk with five more boxers on brink of joining them

Updated Jun 25th 2019, 7:30 PM 5,568 Views 5 Comments

The 22-year-old has reached the light-flyweight semi-finals in Minsk.

Ireland's Mullen agonisingly finishes one second outside of medal places in time trial
# European Games
From The42
# European Games

Ireland's Mullen agonisingly finishes one second outside of medal places in time trial

Jun 25th 2019, 3:50 PM 3,831 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Ireland’s boxers and badminton teams.

Irish boxers take out big guns to power on in Minsk
# European Games
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# European Games

Irish boxers take out big guns to power on in Minsk

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:04 PM 5,775 Views 0 Comments

Michael Nevin and Regan Buckley scored especially impressive victories over world-class opponents.

Irish boxers Molloy and Nevin advance at European Games
# Minsk 2019
From The42
# Minsk 2019

Irish boxers Molloy and Nevin advance at European Games

Jun 22nd 2019, 10:16 PM 3,816 Views 2 Comments

Kieran Molloy and Michael Nevin are into the last 16 after today’s victories in the ring.

Medal prospect Irvine a late withdrawal from Ireland's European Games squad
# Minsk 2019
From The42
# Minsk 2019

Medal prospect Irvine a late withdrawal from Ireland's European Games squad

Jun 19th 2019, 11:09 AM 2,065 Views 0 Comments

The boxer has pulled out through injury, while Joe Ward will not compete after recently signing a pro deal.

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

Ireland announce 65-strong team for European Games

May 28th 2019, 1:41 PM 2,500 Views 0 Comments

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

'Ireland can be the number one boxing nation in the world'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Ireland can be the number one boxing nation in the world'

Jul 5th 2015, 10:00 AM 14,716 Views 12 Comments

Michael O’Reilly’s coach, Pat Ryan, chats to The42 about Irish boxers’ success at the European Games and running for the IABA Presidency.

Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer
# Golden Girl
From The42
# Golden Girl

Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer

Jun 26th 2015, 9:18 AM 16,826 Views 27 Comments

It’s a busy day for Team Ireland in Baku.

Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland's tally
# European Games
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# European Games

Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland's tally

Jun 25th 2015, 3:12 PM 10,361 Views 8 Comments

It’s been a good day for Team Ireland in Baku.

19-year-old Irvine battles his way into gold medal bout in Baku
# 1ST EUROPEAN GAMES
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# 1ST EUROPEAN GAMES

19-year-old Irvine battles his way into gold medal bout in Baku

Jun 24th 2015, 5:00 PM 10,861 Views 8 Comments

Irvine is guaranteed a silver, but will have his eye on a different colour in tomorrow’s final.

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass
# Baku
From The42
# Baku

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Jun 24th 2015, 10:30 AM 18,968 Views 35 Comments

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

Disappointment for Adam Nolan as medal slips through his grasp at European Games
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Disappointment for Adam Nolan as medal slips through his grasp at European Games

Jun 23rd 2015, 9:45 PM 5,775 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Ireland played their first ever game of basketball 3x3.

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland's first medal at European Games
# BAKU WITH A BANG
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# BAKU WITH A BANG

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland's first medal at European Games

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 20,895 Views 12 Comments

It wasn’t all good news for the Irish boxers today as Dean Gardiner and Ceira Smith both lost their bouts.

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win
# Baku
From The42
# Baku

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win

Jun 21st 2015, 2:49 PM 13,496 Views 31 Comments

The Bray boxer earned a unanimous decision victory over Denitsa Eliseeva of Bulgaria.

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm From The42

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm

Jun 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 17,964 Views 8 Comments

Living, working, travelling, and competing together takes its toll on the siblings.

More success for Irish boxing, disappointment for Behan in Baku
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

More success for Irish boxing, disappointment for Behan in Baku

Jun 18th 2015, 8:31 PM 5,786 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Caroline Ryan was 15th in the women’s road cycling individual time trial.

Two of Ireland's top boxers progress at European Games
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Two of Ireland's top boxers progress at European Games

Jun 17th 2015, 9:15 PM 4,870 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Longford native Derek Burnett finished joint-eighth out of 32 in Men’s Trap.

Ireland's boxers up and running in Baku as Jennifer Egan narrowly misses out on medal
# Baku 2015
From The42
# Baku 2015

Ireland's boxers up and running in Baku as Jennifer Egan narrowly misses out on medal

Jun 16th 2015, 11:30 PM 5,433 Views 0 Comments

Convincing wins for Darren O’Neill and Myles Casey get Team Ireland off to the perfect start in the ring.

Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line
# Baku
From The42
# Baku

Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line

Jun 15th 2015, 9:44 PM 6,489 Views 1 Comment

And not a wave in sight.

Ireland's Kieran Behan reaches final at European Games
# Success
From The42
# Success

Ireland's Kieran Behan reaches final at European Games

Jun 15th 2015, 12:38 AM 4,415 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Jennifer Egan reached the B final in the women’s Kayak Single 500m event.

Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today
# Baku
From The42
# Baku

Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today

Jun 13th 2015, 9:35 PM 5,535 Views 2 Comments

The Derry woman fell in to a chasing pack that didn’t want to chase Olympic champ Nicola Sprig.

From Katie to karate - here's all you need to know about the inaugural European Games
# BAKU WITH A BANG
From The42
# BAKU WITH A BANG

From Katie to karate - here's all you need to know about the inaugural European Games

Jun 12th 2015, 8:27 AM 9,362 Views 6 Comments

There are 63 athletes representing Team Ireland at the event which starts tomorrow.

Euro Vision: 4 continental games not to be missed this weekend
# Previews
From The42
# Previews

Euro Vision: 4 continental games not to be missed this weekend

Aug 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,395 Views 0 Comments

There’s the start of Serie A and a Bavarian derby to look forward to.

Baku to host inaugural European Games
# Preparations
From The42
# Preparations

Baku to host inaugural European Games

Dec 8th 2012, 6:35 PM 959 Views 0 Comments

EOC president Pat Hickey told AFP that the new event was not intended to rival the Olympic Games.