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#Gold medal

# gold-medal - Friday 9 August, 2013

17 reasons why we'll never forget Katie Taylor's Olympic gold-winning performance
# One Year On
From The42
# One Year On

17 reasons why we'll never forget Katie Taylor's Olympic gold-winning performance

Aug 9th 2013, 3:16 PM 9,553 Views 43 Comments

It’s one year since the Irish boxer’s Olympic triumph.

# gold-medal - Monday 29 July, 2013

Mo Farah challenges Usain Bolt to 600m race of Olympic champions
# Gimme Some Mo
From The42
# Gimme Some Mo

Mo Farah challenges Usain Bolt to 600m race of Olympic champions

Jul 29th 2013, 6:09 PM 4,999 Views 6 Comments

The long distance runner has thrown down the athletic gauntlet to the Jamaican sprinter.

# gold-medal - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

VIDEO: Road to Rio 2016 begins in the swimming pool for Irish hero
# Gold Standard
From The42
# Gold Standard

VIDEO: Road to Rio 2016 begins in the swimming pool for Irish hero

Jun 19th 2013, 9:29 PM 986 Views 0 Comments

Darragh McDonald is striving to replicate the Gold Medal he won in London last year.

# gold-medal - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Paralympic hero Mark Rohan inspiring Westmeath footballers
# Motivate
From The42
# Motivate

Paralympic hero Mark Rohan inspiring Westmeath footballers

Apr 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,335 Views 0 Comments

Manager Pat Flanagan has heaped praise on Rohan, who won two gold medals last year in London.

# gold-medal - Friday 22 February, 2013

VIDEO: Martyn Irvine's gold medal-winning performance at the World Track Championships in full
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

VIDEO: Martyn Irvine's gold medal-winning performance at the World Track Championships in full

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:04 PM 1,122 Views 2 Comments

The Irish cyclist made history yesterday.

# gold-medal - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Dolan praises Mark Rohan's input to Westmeath football
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Dolan praises Mark Rohan's input to Westmeath football

Jan 9th 2013, 1:38 PM 1,417 Views 0 Comments

The Paralympian has been brought on board with the Leinster county’s backroom team for the new season and has already made his mark.

# gold-medal - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold
# Golden Moments
From The42
# Golden Moments

Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold

Sep 9th 2012, 2:21 PM 878 Views 0 Comments

GB’s David Weir won his fourth gold of the Paralympics, beating rivals Marcel Hug and Kurt Fearnley in the marathon on Sunday.

# gold-medal - Friday 7 September, 2012

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style

Sep 7th 2012, 8:44 PM 10,734 Views 25 Comments

The Irish athlete recorded a time of 21.05 at the Olympic Stadium tonight.

# gold-medal - Monday 3 September, 2012

Paralympic Village, Day Five: Double delight for McKillop
# Review
From The42
# Review

Paralympic Village, Day Five: Double delight for McKillop

Sep 3rd 2012, 11:16 PM 4,724 Views 7 Comments

The Irish sprinter won his second gold medal, while Eilish Byrne came fourth in the Equestrian Individual Freestyle Test.

# gold-medal - Friday 31 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Aug 31st 2012, 7:58 PM 6,284 Views 0 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# gold-medal - Monday 20 August, 2012

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital
# Katie Taylor
# Katie Taylor

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital

Aug 20th 2012, 6:07 PM 19,976 Views 15 Comments

The boxing champion spent the day with some of her younger fans…

# gold-medal - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer
# I Heart Chad
From The42
# I Heart Chad

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer

Aug 16th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,618 Views 0 Comments

It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.

# gold-medal - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Katie Taylor gets her own 20 punt note*
# Katie Taylor
# Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor gets her own 20 punt note*

Aug 14th 2012, 3:51 PM 9,571 Views 25 Comments

*Sort of.

# gold-medal - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia

Aug 11th 2012, 5:19 PM 15,868 Views 25 Comments

The boxer also hinted she was keen on defending her Olympic title in Rio.

# gold-medal - Friday 10 August, 2012

LISTEN: The best Katie Taylor win commentary you'll hear today
# Taylormania
From The Daily Edge
# Taylormania

LISTEN: The best Katie Taylor win commentary you'll hear today

Aug 10th 2012, 11:06 AM 8,036 Views 12 Comments

It’s been emotional.

# gold-medal - Thursday 9 August, 2012

No stopping her now: Taylor has 'no intentions' of stepping away from boxing
# Destiny
From The42
# Destiny

No stopping her now: Taylor has 'no intentions' of stepping away from boxing

Aug 9th 2012, 11:23 PM 12,017 Views 41 Comments

The Olympic lightweight champion joked that she could fight on for another decade.

Video: Crowds in Bray reacts to Katie's gold medal win
# Katie Taylor
# Katie Taylor

Video: Crowds in Bray reacts to Katie's gold medal win

Aug 9th 2012, 9:06 PM 8,715 Views 18 Comments

A massive crowd gathered in the 26-year-old’s home town of Bray to watch the fight… and they weren’t disappointed.

# gold-medal - Monday 30 July, 2012

Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink

Jul 30th 2012, 2:20 PM 851 Views 0 Comments

The swimmer, who won bronze in the pool on Sunday, has tempered the gold medal ambitions of Team GB supporters.

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend
# Hidden Gems
From The42
# Hidden Gems

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend

Jul 30th 2012, 1:35 PM 2,191 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Obama hugs the entire, new Dream Team and Sycerika McMahon is studying a South African sensation closely.

# gold-medal - Monday 9 July, 2012

Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali
# Fed Express
From The42
# Fed Express

Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali

Jul 9th 2012, 6:18 PM 786 Views 0 Comments

The Swiss ace won the men’s doubles in 2008 but craves a centre court win at SW19 to crown a golden summer.

# gold-medal - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Yet another dream team for the USA as Blake Griffin joins LeBron and Kobe
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Yet another dream team for the USA as Blake Griffin joins LeBron and Kobe

Jul 8th 2012, 2:11 PM 1,044 Views 0 Comments

Coach Mike Krzyzewski might be missing four of the NBA’s biggest stars but his 12-man squad for the Olympics is pretty nifty.

# gold-medal - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Olympic boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson dies aged 60
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Olympic boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson dies aged 60

Jun 12th 2012, 10:26 AM 459 Views 1 Comment

The Cuban, one of only three fighters to win gold at three different Games, has passed away after suffering from heart disease.

# gold-medal - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Explainer: All you need to know about the women's boxing qualifiers for London 2012
# Golden Girls
From The42
# Golden Girls

Explainer: All you need to know about the women's boxing qualifiers for London 2012

May 10th 2012, 5:51 PM 2,594 Views 10 Comments

We answer all your questions, from Katie Taylor’s biggest threats Ireland’s other medal hopes, just in case.

# gold-medal - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Just my cup of tea: Ethiopian long distance champion jets in for Great Ireland Run
# Gold Blend
From The42
# Gold Blend

Just my cup of tea: Ethiopian long distance champion jets in for Great Ireland Run

Apr 14th 2012, 4:42 PM 562 Views 0 Comments

Kenenisa Bekele will look to prove his Olympic running credentials when he competes at the Phoenix Park on Sunday

Olympic Interview: Kenneth Egan relives his Silver Medal win at Beijing 2008
# Silver Lining
From The42
# Silver Lining

Olympic Interview: Kenneth Egan relives his Silver Medal win at Beijing 2008

Apr 14th 2012, 9:00 AM 1,010 Views 0 Comments

Controversy reigned in the Light-Heavyweight Final in 2008 as the Irish boxer was not awarded points for clean hits.

# gold-medal - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Interview: Carruth reflects on Barcelona '92 and predicts golden age
# Golden Gloves
From The42
# Golden Gloves

Interview: Carruth reflects on Barcelona '92 and predicts golden age

Mar 29th 2012, 2:27 PM 604 Views 0 Comments

The last man to win boxing gold for Ireland believes the latest qualifiers can surpass the triple medal achievements of Beijing.

# gold-medal - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Former WWE star Kurt Angle's unlikely London 2012 bid
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Former WWE star Kurt Angle's unlikely London 2012 bid

Feb 16th 2012, 4:49 PM 1,475 Views 3 Comments

At the age of 43, the wrestler is looking to qualify for this year’s Olympics – 16 years after winning gold in Atlanta.

# gold-medal - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

Gold for Barnes and Gallagher in Delhi
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Gold for Barnes and Gallagher in Delhi

Oct 13th 2010, 2:20 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

Northern boxers both win gold at Commonwealth Games.