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#moscow 2013

# moscow-2013 - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month
# Winning Team
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# Winning Team

Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month

Sep 10th 2013, 12:25 PM 1,880 Views 0 Comments

The Irish athlete was accompanied by her world champion husband as she received the award today.

# moscow-2013 - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Russian sprinters cite 'storm of emotions' as they slam claims of gay kiss
# Tatu You
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# Tatu You

Russian sprinters cite 'storm of emotions' as they slam claims of gay kiss

Aug 20th 2013, 5:36 PM 3,803 Views 1 Comment

Spoilsports.

# moscow-2013 - Monday 19 August, 2013

Russian sprinters appear to protest 'anti gay' law with podium kiss
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# Moscow 2013

Russian sprinters appear to protest 'anti gay' law with podium kiss

Aug 19th 2013, 5:13 AM 21,657 Views 50 Comments

Kseniya Ryzhova and Tatyana Firova claimed gold as part of Russia’s 4x400m relay team.

# moscow-2013 - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Snapshot: The women's 4x100m relay final wasn't exactly a photo finish
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Snapshot: The women's 4x100m relay final wasn't exactly a photo finish

Aug 18th 2013, 6:15 PM 3,009 Views 3 Comments

The Jamaicans timed a championship record 41.29 seconds to take gold.

'Anti gay' law furore Western media invention, claims Russian sports minister
# Argument
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# Argument

'Anti gay' law furore Western media invention, claims Russian sports minister

Aug 18th 2013, 2:04 PM 7,753 Views 42 Comments

Vitaly Mutko insisted the controversial law was not just about homosexuality.

# moscow-2013 - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Usain Bolt powers to third world 200m title
# Like Lightning
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# Like Lightning

Usain Bolt powers to third world 200m title

Aug 17th 2013, 5:38 PM 2,642 Views 3 Comments

The Jamaican athlete clocked a world-leading time of 19.66 seconds.

# moscow-2013 - Friday 16 August, 2013

'Misunderstood' Isinbayeva rows back on anti-gay remarks
# Russia
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# Russia

'Misunderstood' Isinbayeva rows back on anti-gay remarks

Aug 16th 2013, 11:28 AM 3,458 Views 8 Comments

“I am opposed to any discrimination against gay people on the grounds of their sexuality,” the pole-vaulter now says.

# moscow-2013 - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Do the Heff! Hector starts a craze in honour of Ireland's new golden boy
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# Moscow 2013

Do the Heff! Hector starts a craze in honour of Ireland's new golden boy

Aug 15th 2013, 8:35 PM 6,217 Views 6 Comments

Wait till this goes viral.

Pole vault champ Yelena Isinbayeva condemns homosexuality
# Gay Rights
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# Gay Rights

Pole vault champ Yelena Isinbayeva condemns homosexuality

Aug 15th 2013, 8:06 PM 9,047 Views 17 Comments

Some of the world’s top athletes have responded angrily after Isinbayeva came out in support of Russia’s controversial anti-gay law.

Pics: Rob Heffernan celebrates with his world championship gold medal
# Streets Of Gold
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# Streets Of Gold

Pics: Rob Heffernan celebrates with his world championship gold medal

Aug 15th 2013, 6:33 PM 12,299 Views 42 Comments

Heffernan won the 50km walk at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow yesterday.

'A lot of people don't see those hard sessions in the winter time' - Treacy pays tribute to tireless Heffernan
# Reaction
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# Reaction

'A lot of people don't see those hard sessions in the winter time' - Treacy pays tribute to tireless Heffernan

Aug 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,721 Views 4 Comments

The former athlete and Olympic silver medallist described the Irish race walker’s achievement as “payback” for his hard work.

# moscow-2013 - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

‘Fearless’ Rob Heffernan’s gold a fitting triumph in memory of late mum
# Champion Spirit
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# Champion Spirit

‘Fearless’ Rob Heffernan’s gold a fitting triumph in memory of late mum

Aug 14th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,526 Views 25 Comments

Colin Griffin, who has competed with Ireland’s new world champion, has paid tribute to his epic win in Moscow.

VIDEO: The climactic moments of Rob Heffernan's gold medal success
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# Recap

VIDEO: The climactic moments of Rob Heffernan's gold medal success

Aug 14th 2013, 10:49 AM 4,466 Views 7 Comments

Check out the footage of a historic moment in Irish sport.

President Higgins hails Ireland's new world champion Rob Heffernan
# Irish Pride
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# Irish Pride

President Higgins hails Ireland's new world champion Rob Heffernan

Aug 14th 2013, 10:45 AM 6,663 Views 56 Comments

“He has achieved all that he deserves,” said the President.

How Twitter reacted to Rob Heffernan's stunning World Championship Gold
# Golden Gaze
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# Golden Gaze

How Twitter reacted to Rob Heffernan's stunning World Championship Gold

Aug 14th 2013, 9:57 AM 5,573 Views 4 Comments

Sporting stars such as Alan Quinlan and Derval O’Rourke were quick off the draw to congratulate the Irish hero.

Ireland’s Rob Heffernan claims gold at World Track and Field Championships
# Success
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# Success

Ireland’s Rob Heffernan claims gold at World Track and Field Championships

Aug 14th 2013, 9:40 AM 15,553 Views 84 Comments

The result follows the Irish race walker’s fourth place finish at the London Olympics.

# moscow-2013 - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Moscow 2013: Laura Reynolds has a morning to forget in 20km walk
# Athletics
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# Athletics

Moscow 2013: Laura Reynolds has a morning to forget in 20km walk

Aug 13th 2013, 12:21 PM 2,194 Views 8 Comments

Leitrim’s Laura Reynolds finished 31st at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow this morning.

# moscow-2013 - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Bolt + lightning = the coolest picture of the decade
# Boom!
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# Boom!

Bolt + lightning = the coolest picture of the decade

Aug 11th 2013, 11:23 PM 9,230 Views 9 Comments

Yes way.

Brian Gregan qualifies for 400m semi finals
# Through
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# Through

Brian Gregan qualifies for 400m semi finals

Aug 11th 2013, 9:47 AM 1,181 Views 1 Comment

After a disappointing day yesterday, Sunday brought some Irish success at the Athletics World Championships.

# moscow-2013 - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Usain Bolt slows to a jog on way to winning heat
# Too Good
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# Too Good

Usain Bolt slows to a jog on way to winning heat

Aug 10th 2013, 6:24 PM 2,705 Views 1 Comment

He will go much faster than 10.07 seconds this weekend.

Mo medals, no problem: Farah claims 10km gold in Moscow
# Moscow 2013
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# Moscow 2013

Mo medals, no problem: Farah claims 10km gold in Moscow

Aug 10th 2013, 5:57 PM 1,218 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic champion dug deep to edge an extremely competitive race today.

# moscow-2013 - Friday 9 August, 2013

Athletics hoping Moscow 2013 makes headlines for all the right reasons
# Moscow 2013
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# Moscow 2013

Athletics hoping Moscow 2013 makes headlines for all the right reasons

Aug 9th 2013, 5:48 PM 1,099 Views 3 Comments

The IAAF will hope that athlete’s achievements, not drug tests, make the news at this year’s World Championships.