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# Gold medal

Last year
Northern Ireland secure second gold medal at Commonwealth Games
Sam Barkley, Adam McKeown, Ian McClure and Martin McHugh raced to victory in Leamington Spa.
All time
Cheers on the streets of north Dublin city as Olympic star Kellie Harrington arrives home
The champion boxer returned with other members of the Olympic team today.
Olympic champion received hero's welcome in Dublin this evening.
Dublin City Council approves lighting up Five Lamps landmark to acknowledge Harrington’s achievement.
"I'm delighted to be bringing the gold back to the north inner city," Harrington said today.
Freedom of Dublin sought for Kellie Harrington ahead of her homecoming
'An inspiration': Ireland sends its congratulations as Kellie Harrington claims gold in Tokyo
'A tremendous achievement’: Ireland sends congratulations as Skibbereen pair take gold in Tokyo
President Michael D Higgins congratulated the pair on their “tremendous” achievement
President Michael D Higgins congratulated the pair on their "tremendous" achievement.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the win will "inspire generations to come".
Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland
McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards
The longform six-part documentary podcast got the nod last night at the prestigious awards.
'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well'
Sanita Puspure secured Ireland’s second gold medal in as many days at the World Championships in Bulgaria.
Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty
Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.
Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold
The Spurs star provided the assists for both South Korea’s goals as they defeated Japan in a tense final.
Gold for Ireland! Ellen Keane powers to first place in 100m breaststroke SB8 final
The 23-year-old earned Ireland’s first gold medal at the 2018 European Paraswimmimg Championships.
Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps
The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.
Winter Olympics gold medallist dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'gossip'
Snowboarder Shaun White reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement last year with Lena Zawaideh.
This skyscraper is the architectural design of the year
Now the world’s second-tallest building, the tower began construction in 2008 and took seven years to build.
The man trapped in a POW camp 2 decades after winning Olympic gold
Scottish athlete Eric Liddell led an extraordinary life, as this extract illustrates.
Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal
Meanwhile, Ellen Keane is among the other athletes due to represent Team Ireland today.
Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork
The pair arrived into Cork
An Olympian's grandparents had the most heartwarming reaction to his gold win
Flying Fiji secure first-ever Olympic medal with place in 7s final
Ben Ryan’s men were a delight to watch in their semi-final victory over Japan.
15 things that should be Olympic sports in Ireland
We’d be guaranteed a rake of golds.
'There's no reason why I can't win a gold medal'
Greg Broderick tells The42 that himself and MHS Going Global can have a big impact in Rio in the coming days.
'Nothing has ever matched it' - 20 years on from WWE legend Kurt Angle's Olympic miracle
The Pennsylvania native is an icon in the world of amateur wrestling.
Katie Taylor suffers first loss since 2011 and will have to wait to secure Olympic place
The Bray boxer must now compete at the World Championships in Astana to qualify for this summer’s Games.
World champion hammer thrower used gold medal to pay for taxi after night out
Taxi fares in Beijing aren’t cheap.
'Up there with the top days of my life' - Ireland win gold in modern pentathlon
Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe made history at the European Championships in Bath, England.
Caitlyn Jenner can keep her Olympic gold medal
A petition calling for her title to be revoked has received almost 14,000 signatures.
Katie Taylor on coverage of women's sport: What more do we have to do?
How useful are role models if we never get to see them?
Gold medal joy for Katie Taylor at European Boxing Championships
The Bray native was pushed all the way by Estelle Mossely of France.
WATCH: Katie Taylor's gold medal bout at the European Championships
The Olympic champion is taking on the French boxer that defeated her London 2012 rival Sofya Ochigava.
The Irish martial artist who's just won four gold medals at the Wushu Championships in China
Adrian Kearns chats to about his phenomenal recent achievements.
Rio still on the radar for World Champion Heffernan but Zurich the main goal for 2014
Last year’s World Champion is gearing up for a new season.
Interview: Irvine could never have dreamed of 'rollercoaster' year
The Irish cyclist won golds, a silver and a bronze in 2013.
Jesse Owens' 1936 Berlin Olympics gold fetches a cool €1.1 million
The American gained worldwide fame for his sporting efforts and his victory over Germany’s best athletes.
Ireland's Martyn Irvine wins gold at UCI Track Cycling World Cup
Meanwhile, Caroline Ryan finished 5th in the Individual Pursuit, while Eoin Mullen was 7th in the men’s equivalent.
VIDEO: Irishman Robbie McMenamy claims kickboxing world title
The Gold Medal tallies nicely with the Silver claimed by Donegal boxer Jason Quigley on Saturday.
Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month
The Irish athlete was accompanied by her world champion husband as she received the award today.
Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more
The sprint world champion reflected on Gold Medal-filled week.
World champion Rob Heffernan toasted in Cork by Dinny and DOC
Three legends under the one roof and the rugby player was the most excited of the lot.
Run for your wife! 12 of our favourite pics from the sporting week
Here’s how some of this week’s big sports news looked through a camera lens.
Usain Bolt powers to third world 200m title
The Jamaican athlete clocked a world-leading time of 19.66 seconds.
'He always wanted to do better' - Loughnane praises Heffernan's persistence and dedication
The former Irish race walker spoke with us earlier.
President Higgins hails Ireland's new world champion Rob Heffernan
“He has achieved all that he deserves,” said the President.
Ireland’s Rob Heffernan claims gold at World Track and Field Championships
The result follows the Irish race walker’s fourth place finish at the London Olympics.