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#Olympic Dream

# olympic-dream - Last year 2021

History-making Ireland Sevens learn Olympic fate after pool draw
# Tokyo Drift
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# Tokyo Drift

History-making Ireland Sevens learn Olympic fate after pool draw

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 12:04 PM 28,821 Views 4 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side have been drawn in Pool C alongside South Africa, USA and Kenya.

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'
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# Olympic Dream

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'

Mar 18th 2021, 3:36 PM 2,950 Views 2 Comments

Irish taekwondo athlete Jack Woolley has already written history, but he’s eyeing more – and the biggest prize in the world.

# olympic-dream - All time

Athletes who qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep their place for 2021
# Olympic Dream
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# Olympic Dream

Athletes who qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep their place for 2021

Mar 27th 2020, 11:31 AM 986 Views 0 Comments

The Olympics have been pushed back due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'
# Rising Star
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# Rising Star

'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'

Feb 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 6,420 Views 2 Comments

Irish middle distance star Nadia Power has enjoyed a meteoric rise, and feels the only way is up from here.

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'
# Dream Come True
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# Dream Come True

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Oct 15th 2019, 4:58 PM 4,540 Views 2 Comments

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

'I was watching these girls on TV this time last year. Suddenly, you're up on the podium beside them'
# 2020 Vision
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# 2020 Vision

'I was watching these girls on TV this time last year. Suddenly, you're up on the podium beside them'

Jul 23rd 2019, 3:24 PM 7,691 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a remarkable rise to the top for leading Irish triathlete Carolyn Hayes, whose Olympic dream is well and truly alive.

Ireland 7s Olympic dream remains intact after men's side secure 2020 World Repechage place
# Still Standing
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# Still Standing

Ireland 7s Olympic dream remains intact after men's side secure 2020 World Repechage place

Updated Jul 14th 2019, 5:14 PM 14,318 Views 7 Comments

The women’s side crashed out this morning after defeat to England.

16 sessions per week and spine-tingling feelings on the line: Egan's bid for third time lucky
# Olympic Dream
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# Olympic Dream

16 sessions per week and spine-tingling feelings on the line: Egan's bid for third time lucky

Apr 23rd 2019, 8:41 AM 6,454 Views 1 Comment

‘Life is a good teacher, that’s for sure. I’ve learned to deal with these disappointments.’

'I thought I could manage it myself without seeking any proper help and I just made things worse for myself’
# Olympic Dream
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# Olympic Dream

'I thought I could manage it myself without seeking any proper help and I just made things worse for myself’

Jun 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 4,088 Views 1 Comment

Irish canoeist Liam Jegou is aiming towards Tokyo in 2020 after battling a serious injury last year.

'People said ‘are you mad?'' - Ex-hockey star O'Flynn eyes Olympic 7s
# Crossover Athlete
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# Crossover Athlete

'People said ‘are you mad?'' - Ex-hockey star O'Flynn eyes Olympic 7s

Jun 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,498 Views 4 Comments

The Cork native is part of the Ireland squad striving to secure the last place in Rio.

'Seven people on the field, you can't hide or shirk away from your responsibility'
# Olympic Dream
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# Olympic Dream

'Seven people on the field, you can't hide or shirk away from your responsibility'

Jun 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,378 Views 7 Comments

Ireland 7s have their shot at qualifying for the Olympics this weekend.

Ireland 7s a step closer to Rio after streamrolling their way through Division B
# Olympic Dream
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# Olympic Dream

Ireland 7s a step closer to Rio after streamrolling their way through Division B

Jun 21st 2015, 7:10 PM 7,620 Views 6 Comments

Malta, Slovenia and Serbia were all on the losing side against Anthony Eddy’s men today.

London 2012: Evans not interested in making up the numbers
# Olympic Dream
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# Olympic Dream

London 2012: Evans not interested in making up the numbers

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:30 AM 2,061 Views 1 Comment

“I don’t want to be the guy who just went to the Olympics, that’s not who I am.” Ireland’s top badminton player talks about his Olympic qualification.

Road to London: No joy for Irish swimmers at British Championships
# Olympic Dream
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# Olympic Dream

Road to London: No joy for Irish swimmers at British Championships

Mar 6th 2012, 11:46 AM 413 Views 0 Comments

Sycerika McMahon, Gráinne Murphy and Melanie Nocher couldn’t get themselves close to the medals in London’s Aquatics Centre yesterday.