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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Olympics

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'I was like 'guys, stop'' - Ireland star keeper recalls frantic moments before Olympic spot was secure
The Green Army secured their place at the Olympics after a two-legged battle with Canada.
Ireland dominate but Canada survive Olympic qualifier first leg in front of record attendance
Sean Dancer’s side were unable to break the deadlock at a very wet Energia Park.
'It is difficult to come off the high of the World Cup. It’s something you don’t address'
The Ireland women’s hockey team are chasing Olympic qualification after facing challenging times in recent months.
5am starts, job sharing, and the ex-Ireland captain Dad helping get pitch ready for Olympic qualifier
Philip Matthews, father of hockey star Hannah Matthews, is among those who are getting Energia Park in order for this weekend.
Olympic boxing trials new judging system to 'regain trust'
Judges will press a button when they mark blows and their decisions will be immediately shown on a screen.
'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor
Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.
Ireland take command of Olympic Hockey play-off with Canada
Ireland’s men ran out 5-3 winners in Vancouver on Saturday.
Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships
The 21-year-old was first up and last to qualify today.
Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign
The Dubliner won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the discipline.
Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'
In another blow, the IAAF maintained a ban on the Russian athletics federation.
Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain
Blanca Fernández Ochoa was last seen on 24 August.
Poll: Should Ireland only fund Olympic sports where we have the best chance of winning?
The model has been adopted by other smaller nations.
Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?
In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we look at what the country needs to do to bring more medals home.
'It's the peak, the pinnacle': What's stopping Ireland from taking home more Olympic medals?
How can we boost Ireland’s number of podium finishes? We find out more on Ireland 2029.
British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together
Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.
Britain to mint 'millions' of commemorative 50p Brexit coins ahead of 31 October
The Sunday Telegraph is reporting that Sajid Javid wants production ramped up.
Nine-time Olympic gold medalist slams 'racist and a misogynist' Trump and backs equal pay in sport
Carl Lewis also supports the USA women’s soccer team who filed a discrimination lawsuit this year.
McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret
The Northern Irishman is on home soil for this week’s 148th Open Championship.
Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short
Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.
Ireland 7s Olympic dream remains intact after men's side secure 2020 World Repechage place
The women’s side crashed out this morning after defeat to England.
The gold and silver medalists from the Rio 2016 women's marathon have now been banned for doping
Silver medalist Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has today been suspended for four years having been provisionally banned since last month.
Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain
The 20km race walker finished in a time of 1:20:50 on Sunday, just inside the qualifying standard time.
Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.
'The IAAF will not drug me' - Semenya lodges appeal over gender ruling to top Switzerland court
The double Olympic 800m champion lost her case against controversial IAAF rules forcing her to lower her testosterone levels.
The long-running row dividing Irish karate has been resolved
The outcome has been hailed as a step in the right direction for the sport.
Boxing to remain Olympic sport for Tokyo but IOC intend to banish its broken governing body
‘Today’s decision was taken in the interest of the athletes and the sport of boxing,’ IOC president Thomas Bach said in a statement.
Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.
'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China
The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.
Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
The 30-year-old was speaking ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park on Tuesday.
Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday
The Olympic champion is fighting regulations imposed by the IAAF that compel hyperandrogenic athletes.
'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'
Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.
IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024
The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.
Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil
A brilliant opportunity to support the national hockey team this summer.
Ireland's Finn Lynch finishes fourth in storm-tossed conditions at Palma regatta
The Carlow native narrowly missed out on a podium place after an impressive performance.
Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe
Tsunekazu Takeda said the decision has ‘nothing to do with the investigation’ and will quit in June.
United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23
Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Kelly Catlin has died, USA Cycling has confirmed.
'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'
Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney
The Irish squad achieved a best-ever finish on the Series in Sydney a fortnight ago.
Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline
Caradh O’Donovan, Shauna Mullaney, Lauren Duffy and Paul Brennan are among those who could suffer.
All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers
For the 2016 Olympics in Rio, some 30 percent of the silver and bronze in medals came from recycled materials.