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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Jason Smyth

All time
# nominees
Six women included on RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year 2021 shortlist
The winner will be announced on Saturday, 18 December,
# Michael McKillop
'The one thing I have left to prove to myself is that I can be back on that podium again'
Michael races in the T38 1500m final tomorrow in Tokyo.
# more in the tank
'I feel there is potential for me to run faster' - Smyth not ruling out return for Paris 2024
The 34-year-old could be tempted to compete at a fifth Paralympic Games.
# Goat
Sprinter Jason Smyth storms to sixth Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo
Smyth won his sixth gold medal after a dramatic photo finish in the T13 100m final.
# Jets
Paralympic Breakfast: Jason Smyth cruises to 100m final
Smyth will look to add to his five Paralympic titles later today on the track in Toyko.
# Ready to go
Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch
A handy guide to a selection of Team Ireland’s star athletes.
# dynamic duo
'This will be our fourth Games together, it's great' - two of Ireland's top stars set for Tokyo
Jason Smyth on his long-time team-mate, Michael McKillop, and former coach, Stephen Maguire, the new Head of High Performance Coaching with Sport Ireland.
# Goldsmyth
'If it was any other sport, you’d be shouting, singing, and dancing about it constantly. But it's Para sport'
The fastest Paralympian on the planet, Jason Smyth isn’t thinking about anything but gold at Tokyo 2020.
# Unstoppable
Gold for Ireland as Smyth sets championship record to clinch World 100m title
The Derryman stormed to victory at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.
# relentless
Make mine a double! Ireland's Jason Smyth delivers another sprint gold with superb 100m display
The Derry native picked up another victory in Berlin.
# Winner Winner Winner
Make it a triple! Orla Barry grabs gold to complete superb day for Ireland at Europeans
Jason Smyth and Greta Streimikyte also claimed gold medals for Ireland in their respective events.
# You Are Gold
Unstoppable! Jason Smyth sets new championship record to claim 200m European gold
Greta Streimikyte also won a gold medal for Ireland in the T13 1500m final.
# Underappreciated
'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing'
Ahead of next week’s European Championships, Jason Smyth discusses the pros and cons of being the fastest Paralympian on the planet.
# Goldsmyth
'We always look at people with disabilities and think about what they can't do'
Jason Smyth on embracing challenges and change as he enters the twilight of his career.
# Support
'I got far more British media coverage than I did in Ireland'
Jason Smyth is not sure Paralympic athletes get the credit they deserve.
# never in doubt
Make it a double! Untouchable Jason Smyth storms to fifth World Championship gold
The Derry sprinter adds the T13 200m title to the 100m crown he won on Sunday, while Paul Keogan finished seventh in his final.
# Gold Rush
Watch: Untouchable Smyth and McKillop deliver double gold for Ireland in 10 minutes
It was another memorable night at London’s Olympic Stadium.
# uncommon people
Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year
The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.
# fairytale finish
'It's like a fairytale to keep coming to these major championships and winning gold'
Jason Smyth has got Ireland up and running at the Rio Paralympics.
# Gold Rush
Sensational Jason Smyth storms to fifth Paralympic gold medal in Rio
A third straight 100m title for the Irish sprinter.
# Untouchable
Easy as you like! Jason Smyth's bid for a fifth Paralympic gold got off to a flier tonight
The fastest Paralympian on the planet eased into Friday’s final.
# Interview
'I'm not better than anyone else, I've just worked hard and been lucky it has paid off'
Jason Smyth goes in search of a FIFTH Paralympic gold medal tonight.
# paralympics
Smyth's double to Rohan's road triumph: 6 of the best moments from London 2012
The Rio Games begin on Wednesday.
# Gold
Jason Smyth made his latest 100m world title win look far too easy
Smyth celebrates another gold before dashing home for the birth of his child.
# County Highlights
Slaughtneil success and a cup final -- Derry's 2014 sporting highlights
Jason Smyth lit up the Paralympics world yet again this year.
# thursday
We'll Leave it There So: Medal glory for Irish Paralympians, Balotelli Liverpool-bound and all today’s sport
Meanwhile, Martin O’Neill discussed Jack Grealish’s Ireland future as he named a 36-man squad.
# Mine's A Double
It's gold again for unstoppable Jason Smyth at the European Paralympics
“Delighted” Orla Barry takes discus silver on another medal-heavy day for Ireland in Swansea.
# Tuesday
We’ll Leave it There So: Smyth's gold, Dublin's oligarch and all today's sport
But the kettle on for a hot cup of sports news.
# speed king
Jason Smyth taken aback by classification change, but still aiming for the top at IPC Championships
“Since the last time I was classified my eyesight has got worse which is never what you want to hear.”
# County Highlights
11 of Derry's best sporting moments in 2013
What sort of year was it for the Oak Leaf County?
# Rio 2016
Paralympic changes are bad news for Smyth and McKillop
The double champions in London will be unable to defend their 200 and 800 metre titles respectively.
# Winning
Orla Barry secures silver medal at world championships
Ireland now have five medals in total at the event, following the athlete’s triumph in the F57/58 Discus.
# Double Up
Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships
A storming run of 10.61 seconds gave the Paralympic Champion 100m Gold.
# Gold Rush
Here's how Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth won World Championship gold yesterday
The Irish pair were in blistering form in Lyon.
# speed king
Jason Smyth adds world champion to his CV with record equalling time
The Derry sprinter came close to breaking his own PB over 200 metres in Lyon today.
# ignored
Ireland's Jason Smyth, the world's fastest Paralympian, left baffled by London snub
Despite being one of the London Games’ most outstanding performers, he’s not on the bill for the anniversary event.
# Looking Back
Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics
The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.
# recommended
Essential Follows: Here are 50 other sports personalities to follow on Twitter
Aside from GAA, rugby and soccer, here are the athletes and sports journalists we recommend following.
# accolade
Just rewards: Rob Heffernan named Athlete of the Year
The athlete has been recognised for his standout performance at the Olympics.
# Twittersphere
The sporting tweets of the week: Rory meets a new friend
This week, Joey Barton gives his thoughts on Hillsborough and Jason Smyth weighs in on the debate over his nationality.