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# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Olympic champion Kellie Harrington won't compete at World Championships
# Setback
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# Setback

Olympic champion Kellie Harrington won't compete at World Championships

Apr 28th 2022, 4:36 PM 4,697 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner has been ruled out through injury.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 18 February, 2022

Great Britain lose Olympic 4x100m relay silver as CJ Ujah found guilty of doping
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Great Britain lose Olympic 4x100m relay silver as CJ Ujah found guilty of doping

Feb 18th 2022, 3:56 PM 5,004 Views 5 Comments

The team of Ujah, Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake have been stripped of their medal from the 2020 Games.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Britain could be set to lose Olympics silver medals after CJ Ujah’s B sample tests positive
# Problems
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# Problems

Britain could be set to lose Olympics silver medals after CJ Ujah’s B sample tests positive

Sep 14th 2021, 6:03 PM 6,217 Views 3 Comments

He was part of a relay team that also included Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 1:11 PM 2,158 Views 1 Comment

The Team Ireland swimmer has already claimed gold at these Paralympic Games.

Paralympic Breakfast: O'Reilly and McCarthy narrowly miss out on medals
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Paralympic Breakfast: O'Reilly and McCarthy narrowly miss out on medals

Sep 1st 2021, 7:24 AM 13,730 Views 1 Comment

Ellen Keane and Róisín Ní Riain will race in the finals of the 200m individual medley and 100m breaststroke later this morning.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''
# Pinching Herself
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# Pinching Herself

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''

Aug 31st 2021, 3:59 PM 1,944 Views 0 Comments

A day after claiming Paralympic silver for Ireland in the 50m butterfly, Nicole Turner reflects on the achievement and discusses her rivalry with friend Ellie Robinson.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 30 August, 2021

'The best day of my life' - Nicole Turner jubilant after Paralympics success
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

'The best day of my life' - Nicole Turner jubilant after Paralympics success

Aug 30th 2021, 11:21 AM 12,352 Views 7 Comments

The Portarlington swimmer won silver with a time of 36.30 seconds in Tokyo.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 23 August, 2021

Paralympic debutants Lee and Arendse to carry Irish flag at Tokyo opening ceremony
# Honour
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# Honour

Paralympic debutants Lee and Arendse to carry Irish flag at Tokyo opening ceremony

Aug 23rd 2021, 7:57 PM 1,854 Views 0 Comments

4,521 athletes from 168 countries will compete across 22 sports over the next two weeks.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 19 August, 2021

First virus case reported in Paralympic Village
# Japan
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# Japan

First virus case reported in Paralympic Village

Aug 19th 2021, 8:12 AM 1,958 Views 0 Comments

The case involves a Games-related member of staff who is not resident in Japan.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

'If we want Olympic medals and finals, the investment needs to be there in coaches'
# Athletics
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# Athletics

'If we want Olympic medals and finals, the investment needs to be there in coaches'

Aug 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,147 Views 0 Comments

Phil Healy looks to the future after making history at Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Aussie swimmer who opted out of Olympics over 'misogyny' stance says it was worth it
# No Regrets
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# No Regrets

Aussie swimmer who opted out of Olympics over 'misogyny' stance says it was worth it

Aug 14th 2021, 4:14 PM 9,805 Views 0 Comments

Madeline Groves, who won two silver medals at the Rio Olympics, stunned her teammates when she pulled out of the Australian trials.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 12 August, 2021

No backdown on four-week quarantine for certain Aussie Olympians despite criticism and concern
# Strict
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# Strict

No backdown on four-week quarantine for certain Aussie Olympians despite criticism and concern

Aug 12th 2021, 1:39 PM 2,968 Views 0 Comments

Cricket star Glenn Maxwell branded the decision ‘disgusting’, while tennis Olympian Luke Saville said he was ‘embarrassed to be a South Aussie.’

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Some Australian athletes are facing 28 days' quarantine after return from Tokyo Olympics
# Restrictions
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# Restrictions

Some Australian athletes are facing 28 days' quarantine after return from Tokyo Olympics

Aug 11th 2021, 10:33 AM 7,458 Views 2 Comments

‘While other countries are celebrating the return of their athletes, we are subjecting ours to the most cruel and uncaring treatment.’

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

In pictures: Kellie Harrington's triumphant homecoming
# Golden Day
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# Golden Day

In pictures: Kellie Harrington's triumphant homecoming

Aug 10th 2021, 8:27 PM 31,000 Views 5 Comments

Soak in the scenes of a glorious day in Dublin.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 9 August, 2021

Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow
# Dublin 1 World Nil
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# Dublin 1 World Nil

Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow

Updated Aug 9th 2021, 8:37 PM 21,719 Views 23 Comments

The bus will take in on its route Portland Row, Harrington’s home street.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 8 August, 2021

'An inspiration': Ireland sends its congratulations as Kellie Harrington claims gold in Tokyo
# Olympics
# Olympics

'An inspiration': Ireland sends its congratulations as Kellie Harrington claims gold in Tokyo

Updated Aug 8th 2021, 12:48 PM 110,826 Views 81 Comments
  • Ireland's Kellie Harrington won gold at the women's Olympic lightweight boxing final.
  • "Hers is an exceptional achievement, and she is an inspiration for us all," Michael D Higgins said.
  • Today is the final day of the Tokyo 2020 games.
'Welcome to the club, champ': Sporting world lines up to pay tribute to Kellie Harrington
# Pride Of Ireland
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# Pride Of Ireland

'Welcome to the club, champ': Sporting world lines up to pay tribute to Kellie Harrington

Aug 8th 2021, 9:50 AM 16,678 Views 5 Comments

Kellie Harrington joined an elite club as she won Olympic lightweight gold for Ireland on Sunday morning.

Joyous celebrations as Kellie Harrington crowned Olympic champion
# Celebrations
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# Celebrations

Joyous celebrations as Kellie Harrington crowned Olympic champion

Aug 8th 2021, 9:39 AM 22,772 Views 2 Comments

It is a time of great festivity in Dublin’s north inner-city as Harrington’s local neighbourhood celebrate her success.

'It is just fantastic. I can't wait to get home'
# Delighted
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# Delighted

'It is just fantastic. I can't wait to get home'

Aug 8th 2021, 7:56 AM 7,221 Views 1 Comment

Kellie Harrington won gold in the lightweight boxing final in Tokyo.

'Ciara is just extremely resilient. She is a pro, a complete and utter professional'
# Fightback
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# Fightback

'Ciara is just extremely resilient. She is a pro, a complete and utter professional'

Aug 8th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,934 Views 2 Comments

There’s no doubt that Ciara Mageean will come back stronger from her latest setback in Tokyo.

Olympic breakfast: Kellie Harrington wins gold for Ireland
# Fairytale Finish
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# Fairytale Finish

Olympic breakfast: Kellie Harrington wins gold for Ireland

Aug 8th 2021, 7:07 AM 40,519 Views 14 Comments

Catch up on all you need to know from the final day of action in Tokyo.

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira
# Gold
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# Gold

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira

Aug 8th 2021, 6:28 AM 77,209 Views 80 Comments

The Irish boxer beat the Brazilian with a unanimous decision victory.

Emily Kay recovers after chaotic start to finish 13th in women's omnium
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

Emily Kay recovers after chaotic start to finish 13th in women's omnium

Aug 8th 2021, 5:09 AM 3,424 Views 2 Comments

There was carnage in the opening scratch race in Tokyo.

Kevin Seaward finishes 58th while Paul Pollock takes 71st in gruelling Olympic marathon
# Boiling
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# Boiling

Kevin Seaward finishes 58th while Paul Pollock takes 71st in gruelling Olympic marathon

Aug 8th 2021, 1:59 AM 6,033 Views 4 Comments

There was disappointment for Stephen Scullion who withdrew before the 20km mark.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Malcom hits extra-time winner as Brazil retain Olympic crown
# Golden Goal
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# Golden Goal

Malcom hits extra-time winner as Brazil retain Olympic crown

Aug 7th 2021, 3:34 PM 5,183 Views 0 Comments

Brazil were 2-1 winners after extra time.

Bruce Springsteen's daughter Jessica wins Olympic equestrian team silver with US
# BORN TO JUMP
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# BORN TO JUMP

Bruce Springsteen's daughter Jessica wins Olympic equestrian team silver with US

Aug 7th 2021, 2:46 PM 79,724 Views 55 Comments

The US missed out on gold in a jump-off with Sweden.

Hassan wins third medal of Games with gold in 10,000m, Jakob Ingebrigtsen dazzles in 1500m final
# Superstars
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# Superstars

Hassan wins third medal of Games with gold in 10,000m, Jakob Ingebrigtsen dazzles in 1500m final

Aug 7th 2021, 1:37 PM 8,138 Views 1 Comment

Ingebrigtsen set a new Olympic record with a stunning run.

Brazilian middleweight steals gold medal with stunning late KO of world champion
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Brazilian middleweight steals gold medal with stunning late KO of world champion

Aug 7th 2021, 12:19 PM 32,997 Views 5 Comments

Brazil’s Hebert Sousa was heading for defeat until he shocked Oleksandr Khyzhniak.

Irish team fail to finish as Denmark take gold in chaotic men's Madison
# Velodrome
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# Velodrome

Irish team fail to finish as Denmark take gold in chaotic men's Madison

Aug 7th 2021, 10:48 AM 6,557 Views 5 Comments

Mark Downey and Felix English were listed as non-finishers having lost two laps on the bunch.

Tom Daley adds individual 10m platform bronze to synchronised gold
# Diving In
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# Diving In

Tom Daley adds individual 10m platform bronze to synchronised gold

Aug 7th 2021, 8:58 AM 5,361 Views 23 Comments

It comes as Daley’s fourth Olympic medal overall.

German pentathlon coach thrown out of Tokyo Games for punching a horse
# No Saint Boy
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# No Saint Boy

German pentathlon coach thrown out of Tokyo Games for punching a horse

Aug 7th 2021, 8:44 AM 12,609 Views 18 Comments

Kim Raisner was trying to assist German athlete Annika Schleu as she battled to control Saint Boy.

'Flashes of gold-medal golf' and 'one of the greatest experiences of my life' - Irish duo
# Success
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# Success

'Flashes of gold-medal golf' and 'one of the greatest experiences of my life' - Irish duo

Aug 7th 2021, 8:32 AM 8,281 Views 0 Comments

Leona Maguire and Stepehanie Meadow thoroughly enjoyed Tokyo 2020 – and will build on their brilliant efforts going forward.

Natalya Coyle to carry Irish flag at Olympics closing ceremony
# Flagbearer
From The42
# Flagbearer

Natalya Coyle to carry Irish flag at Olympics closing ceremony

Aug 7th 2021, 7:54 AM 10,097 Views 10 Comments

‘A good end to my Games,’ the three-time Olympian says.

Olympic Breakfast: Marathon magic and no Irish golfer in medal mix on penultimate day
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Olympic Breakfast: Marathon magic and no Irish golfer in medal mix on penultimate day

Aug 7th 2021, 6:30 AM 32,866 Views 10 Comments

Catch up on all you missed overnight from the Olympic Games.

Meadow's charge falls just short as USA's Korda takes gold on dramatic final day
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Meadow's charge falls just short as USA's Korda takes gold on dramatic final day

Updated Aug 7th 2021, 5:55 AM 7,213 Views 2 Comments

Leona Maguire was also flying the flag in the women’s Olympic golf event.

USA edge France to win Olympic basketball gold medal
# Heavyweights
From The42
# Heavyweights

USA edge France to win Olympic basketball gold medal

Aug 7th 2021, 5:38 AM 7,117 Views 8 Comments

11-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant scored a game-high 29 points.

Top-25 for McCormack and Australia's Mayo native Diver 10th in sweltering Olympic marathon
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Top-25 for McCormack and Australia's Mayo native Diver 10th in sweltering Olympic marathon

Aug 7th 2021, 1:47 AM 6,950 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment, meanwhile, for Cork’s Aoife Cooke, who withdrew just before halfway.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 6 August, 2021

Canada edge Sweden on penalties to win Olympic football gold
# Third Time Lucky
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# Third Time Lucky

Canada edge Sweden on penalties to win Olympic football gold

Aug 6th 2021, 6:12 PM 4,299 Views 2 Comments

Canada had won bronze at the past two Games.

Italy win first ever Olympic men's 4x100 metres relay title
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Italy win first ever Olympic men's 4x100 metres relay title

Aug 6th 2021, 3:41 PM 9,297 Views 12 Comments

Lamont Marcell Jacobs claimed his second gold of the Games.

'It's hard when you're really close and it's snatched away from you' - Natalya Coyle
# Emotional
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# Emotional

'It's hard when you're really close and it's snatched away from you' - Natalya Coyle

Aug 6th 2021, 1:42 PM 13,126 Views 9 Comments

The 30-year-old is proud of her achievements at three Olympic Games, but admits it’s not the way she would’ve chosen to end the journey.

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