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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Martyn Irvine

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# Hope
When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland?
Mark Downey looks at the state of Irish cycling in his latest column.
# Back in the Saddle
'I had the s**t pummelled out of me and I was forced into retirement but it's good to be back'
Seven months after walking away from professional cycling, Martyn Irvine is back and ready to seize his second chance.
# Interview
'Three years ago I was world champion and now I'm sitting at home unemployed'
Martyn Irvine decided to call it quits last month and now finds himself without a job. He chats to The42 about the new chapter of his life away from the sport he fell out of love with.
# Martyn Irvine
Ireland's 2013 world cycling champion retires after failing to reach Olympics in Rio
The county Down man has called it a day.
# An Post Rás
'It's world class cycling with Ireland's picturesque countryside acting as a truly unique backdrop'
The An Post Rás starts in Dunboyne on Sunday and it’s bigger and better than ever.
# Road to Rio
These 20 Irish athletes will get the highest level of Sports Council funding
€1.57 million will be shared among 75 athletes this year.
# On Yer Bike
It's been a bumpy ride for Martyn Irvine but now he's ready to strike gold again on the track
He’s part of an eight rider Irish team for next week’s World Championships in France.
# Ouch
VIDEO: High speed crash at Track Cycling World Championships looks very sore
Matthew Glaetzer will probably need some cream for that.
# On track
Sixth place for both Irvine and Ryan overnight at World Championships
It was a solid, if not spectacular, night for Irish riders in Colombia.
# night rider
Silver medal for Martyn Irvine at Track Cycling World Championships
The County Down man could not defend his crown in the scratch race in Colombia, but came away with the next best thing.
# Going For Gold
Keep an eye on Colombia as Ireland's Martyn Irvine defends his world title
Caroline Ryan denied a medal in the final stages as Track Cycling World Championships get underway in Colombia.
# Cycling
Interview: Irvine could never have dreamed of 'rollercoaster' year
The Irish cyclist won golds, a silver and a bronze in 2013.
# Winning
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.
# Happy Days
Ireland's Martyn Irvine secures bronze medal at European Championships
Meanwhile, his fellow Irish competitors, Caroline Ryan and Eoin Mullen, also performed well.
# Twittersphere
Looking good, Paul! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Plus, Martyn Irvine gives his thoughts on being World Champion and Joey Barton tweets in a French accent.
# Cycling
In pictures: Martyn Irvine's homecoming at Dublin Airport
The track cyclist was greeted by his family and friends after winning two medals at the World Track Championships.
# Winning
VIDEO: Martyn Irvine's gold medal-winning performance at the World Track Championships in full
The Irish cyclist made history yesterday.
# Reaction
'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success
The cyclist also discussed yesterday’s news that the Giro d’Italia was coming to Ireland.
# Twittersphere
How Twitter reacted to Martyn Irvine's double medal success
The site’s users were generous in their praise of the Irish cyclist.
# Take a Bow
Double joy: Martyn Irvine secures gold and silver at Track World Championships
He had previously set a new Irish record by qualifying for the final in 4:20.246.
# up to scratch
Martyn Irvine wins silver medal at Track World Cup in Glasgow
The Irish cyclist was pipped to gold by Switzerland’s Tristan Marguet after a sprint finish.
# London 2012
Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap
Annalise Murphy and Paddy Barnes keep the medal dreams alive while Phelps snatches his 22nd.
London 2012 Olympics, day eight
Too busy to spend your whole Saturday vegged out in front of the TV? We do it so you don’t have to.
# Aileen Morrison
Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday
Aileen Morrison is the first Irish hopeful up before track and field action at Olympic Park takes centre stage.
# Interview
2012 Olympics: Irvine ready to be Ireland's accidental hero
Martyn Irvine on his transformation from couch potato to Olympic cyclist, getting up to no good, and staying out of trouble between now and London.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Wheels of Fortune
Martyn Irvine secures Olympic track cycling qualification
Seventh place in the Omnium event was enough to see him through to the London games.
# On The Road
In pictures: stage seven of the An Post Rás
Gediminas Bagdonas hangs on to the yellow jersey as Martyn Irvine claims today’s penultimate stage.
# Rough Riders
Back in the saddle: Lavery and McLaughlin kick off their seasons in France
Cillian Kelly has the lowdown on the fortunes of Ireland’s cyclists over the past seven days.