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# team-ireland - Last year 2021

Olympic Breakfast: Meadow in the medal hunt while 50km walk ends on a high
# Busy Morning
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# Busy Morning

Olympic Breakfast: Meadow in the medal hunt while 50km walk ends on a high

Aug 6th 2021, 6:55 AM 42,938 Views 4 Comments

Catch up on all you need to know from the overnight action in Tokyo.

Meadow moves into medal contention but frustration for Maguire
# Back In The Mix
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# Back In The Mix

Meadow moves into medal contention but frustration for Maguire

Aug 6th 2021, 6:07 AM 6,780 Views 1 Comment

Meadow shot a 68 and Maguire stuck a 70 at the Kasumigaseki Country Club.

Brendan Boyce claims top 10 finish while Alex Wright takes 29th place in Tokyo
# Race Walk
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# Race Walk

Brendan Boyce claims top 10 finish while Alex Wright takes 29th place in Tokyo

Aug 6th 2021, 1:57 AM 5,130 Views 3 Comments

It was a strong showing in stifling conditions from Boyce who clocked 3:53:40.

A childhood dream, allegiance switch and personal struggles: Emily Kay's long Road to Tokyo
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

A childhood dream, allegiance switch and personal struggles: Emily Kay's long Road to Tokyo

Aug 5th 2021, 6:45 AM 6,329 Views 0 Comments

’20 years of working every day with the dream of going to the Olympics, to finally achieve that was pretty incredible.’

Irish diver Oliver Dingley bows out in Tokyo
# Hard Going
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# Hard Going

Irish diver Oliver Dingley bows out in Tokyo

Aug 2nd 2021, 9:42 AM 5,092 Views 3 Comments

The Irish diver’s form deserted him at the Aquatics Centre as he scored 335 overall.

'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'
# Relay Reaction
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# Relay Reaction

'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'

Jul 31st 2021, 3:31 PM 15,222 Views 0 Comments

The Irish 4x400m mixed relay team finish eighth in the Olympic final this afternoon.

Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo
# Setback
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# Setback

Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo

Updated Jul 29th 2021, 11:57 AM 12,678 Views 5 Comments

The 49er team’s harness was deemed to be overweight.

Derek Burnett finishes in 26th place after second day of trap shooting
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Derek Burnett finishes in 26th place after second day of trap shooting

Jul 29th 2021, 7:57 AM 1,891 Views 0 Comments

The Longford shooter concluded the event with a score of 118.

Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland
# Legends
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# Legends

Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland

Jul 29th 2021, 6:35 AM 57,656 Views 22 Comments

The Irish pair saw off a strong German challenge to clinch first place on what was another busy day for Team Ireland.

'It is tough' - Ben Fletcher narrowly beaten by Khurramov
# Judo
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# Judo

'It is tough' - Ben Fletcher narrowly beaten by Khurramov

Jul 29th 2021, 4:13 AM 5,532 Views 3 Comments

A second minute Waza-ari swung the contest for the Uzbekistan competitor.

'The race plan we had, we do it all the time and it seems to work out'
# Cool As You Like
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# Cool As You Like

'The race plan we had, we do it all the time and it seems to work out'

Jul 29th 2021, 3:40 AM 9,922 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secured Ireland’s second medal in Tokyo with victory in the men’s lightweight double sculls final.

McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo
# Gold
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# Gold

McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo

Jul 29th 2021, 2:05 AM 73,346 Views 40 Comments

The pair produced a brilliant performance to finish first in a time of 6:06.43.

Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal

Jul 28th 2021, 6:54 AM 46,818 Views 14 Comments

It was a positive day for Ireland at the Sea Forest Waterway and Kokugikan Arena.

Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final

Jul 28th 2021, 1:10 AM 2,230 Views 0 Comments

The pair crossed the line with a time of 6:16.89.

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three
# History Maker
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# History Maker

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three

Jul 26th 2021, 6:29 AM 40,932 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment for the women’s hockey team and men’s rugby sevens but Mona McSharry has advanced to the 100m breaststroke final.

Irish women's hockey team go down fighting against awesome Dutch outfit
# Coygig
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# Coygig

Irish women's hockey team go down fighting against awesome Dutch outfit

Jul 26th 2021, 3:54 AM 11,135 Views 6 Comments

The Pool A tie finished 4-0 after a final quarter blitz.

Rhys McClenaghan posts strong score in pommel horse qualifier
# Benchmark
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# Benchmark

Rhys McClenaghan posts strong score in pommel horse qualifier

Jul 24th 2021, 8:54 AM 7,078 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year old was awarded a score of 15.266 by the judges in Tokyo.

Olympic Breakfast: joy and despair as Irish medal contenders get going
# Highs And Lows
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# Highs And Lows

Olympic Breakfast: joy and despair as Irish medal contenders get going

Jul 24th 2021, 7:19 AM 53,685 Views 8 Comments

O’Donovan and McCarthy put down a marker but there was disappointment for medal hopeful Jack Woolley in the Taekwondo 58kg category.

Doyle and Byrne bounce back to progress into semi-finals
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Doyle and Byrne bounce back to progress into semi-finals

Jul 24th 2021, 2:53 AM 4,494 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Aileen Crowley and Monika Dukarska just missed out on automatic entry into the semi-finals.

Harrington and Irvine lead out Team Ireland for opening ceremony at near-empty Olympic Stadium
# Restricted Numbers
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# Restricted Numbers

Harrington and Irvine lead out Team Ireland for opening ceremony at near-empty Olympic Stadium

Jul 23rd 2021, 2:14 PM 20,978 Views 4 Comments

Just a few hundred officials and dignitaries were allowed into the 68,000-capacity venue.

‘We want that top spot’: The Co Down gymnast whose Olympic journey started in his back garden
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

‘We want that top spot’: The Co Down gymnast whose Olympic journey started in his back garden

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 13,552 Views 2 Comments

Rhys McClenaghan, 22, will be unleashing his talent at the Tokyo Olympics. He’s the second focus in our new series with Indeed.

‘I’m ready to fight for a medal’: Sanita Puspure on her final shot at Olympic glory for Ireland
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# Team Ireland

‘I’m ready to fight for a medal’: Sanita Puspure on her final shot at Olympic glory for Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 8:00 AM 9,175 Views 3 Comments

At 39, the world champion rower is hoping to banish the disappointments of the 2012 and 2016 Games by unleashing her talent in Japan.

No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named
# Road To Tokyo
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# Road To Tokyo

No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named

Jun 30th 2021, 8:30 PM 15,227 Views 4 Comments

Dan Martin, Nicolas Roche and Eddie Dunbar were officially announced for the road race today.

First seven Irish athletes officially selected for Tokyo Olympics
# On The Plane
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# On The Plane

First seven Irish athletes officially selected for Tokyo Olympics

Jun 15th 2021, 12:28 PM 7,001 Views 2 Comments

Team Ireland has confirmed five marathon runners and two race walkers to compete at the Games.

Irish teenage sensation wins third medal of the week at European Championships
# Hat-trick Hero
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# Hat-trick Hero

Irish teenage sensation wins third medal of the week at European Championships

May 21st 2021, 10:59 PM 6,525 Views 2 Comments

Para-swimmer Nicole Turner took silver for Team Ireland in SB6 100m Breaststroke.

Restrictions will make Tokyo the most challenging Games ever for athletes - Olympic Federation of Ireland chief
# Health And Safety
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# Health And Safety

Restrictions will make Tokyo the most challenging Games ever for athletes - Olympic Federation of Ireland chief

Apr 30th 2021, 1:38 PM 1,092 Views 0 Comments

Peter Sherrard says the measures are about trying to minimise risk for those travelling to Japan.

McClenaghan qualifies in first place for European final as Irish hopefuls impress on Road to Tokyo
# Going Well
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# Going Well

McClenaghan qualifies in first place for European final as Irish hopefuls impress on Road to Tokyo

Apr 22nd 2021, 8:11 PM 3,017 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, there were PBs and national records aplenty at the Irish national swimmimg team trials.

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:42 PM 4,517 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo-targeting Colin Judge and Martin Gordon hope Paralympics Ireland’s fundraiser helps them – and others – to The Next Level.

# team-ireland - All time

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic
# Challenge
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# Challenge

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic

Jun 4th 2020, 3:00 PM 17,777 Views 2 Comments

Kellie Harrington is combining training with seven-day work weeks.

'It's not women's sport, it's just sport'
# Jenny From The Dock
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# Jenny From The Dock

'It's not women's sport, it's just sport'

May 23rd 2020, 7:40 PM 11,676 Views 19 Comments

Jenny Egan reflects on her incredible journey – and looks at what’s yet to come on and off the water.

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at the Olympics through the years?
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at the Olympics through the years?

May 6th 2020, 6:53 PM 8,937 Views 4 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge on Team Ireland at the summer Games.

'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''
# Column
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# Column

'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''

Apr 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 12,270 Views 5 Comments

Mark Downey recalls the difficult journey that ultimately led to securing a spot at the Olympics.

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,810 Views 1 Comment

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

Team Ireland expect Olympic Games to go ahead in spite of coronavirus fears
# Business As Usual
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# Business As Usual

Team Ireland expect Olympic Games to go ahead in spite of coronavirus fears

Feb 26th 2020, 5:02 PM 1,569 Views 1 Comment

OFI CEO Peter Sherrard acknowledged that the situation may change, but it’s business as usual at the moment.

'It's like cramming for an exam by the end of it!' - Six months to go as Team Ireland eye Tokyo 2020
# Countdown Clock
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# Countdown Clock

'It's like cramming for an exam by the end of it!' - Six months to go as Team Ireland eye Tokyo 2020

Feb 25th 2020, 4:15 PM 2,093 Views 0 Comments

The countdown is well and truly on to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Canoeist Liam Jegou becomes first Irish athlete formally selected for Tokyo Olympics
# 2020 Vision
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# 2020 Vision

Canoeist Liam Jegou becomes first Irish athlete formally selected for Tokyo Olympics

Feb 19th 2020, 11:10 AM 2,569 Views 5 Comments

The Clare native won a race-off to earn the coveted nomination.

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier
# London Calling
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# London Calling

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier

Feb 13th 2020, 10:35 AM 3,724 Views 0 Comments

Tickets to Tokyo are on the line in London in March.

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics
# 2020 Vision
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# 2020 Vision

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics

Jan 20th 2020, 6:15 PM 5,034 Views 4 Comments

The countdown to the 2020 games is very much underway.

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor
# Advice
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# Advice

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor

Updated Oct 27th 2019, 8:24 PM 67,474 Views 11 Comments

Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.

Tipperary sailor qualifies Ireland's first boat for 2020 Olympics
# Tokyo Drift
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# Tokyo Drift

Tipperary sailor qualifies Ireland's first boat for 2020 Olympics

Jul 24th 2019, 1:50 PM 3,909 Views 0 Comments

Aisling Keller and Aoife Hopkins were flying the flag at the world championships.