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# tokyo-2020 - Today’s News

McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke

22 minutes ago 1,384 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old swimmer finished second in her heat but narrowly missed out on a spot in the semi-final.

Aoife O'Rourke goes down fighting in narrow defeat to second seed Li
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Aoife O'Rourke goes down fighting in narrow defeat to second seed Li

1 hour ago 1,281 Views 0 Comments

Rio bronze medallist Qian Li of China won a unanimous decision against the Roscommon middleweight.

28th for Nicolas Roche as Slovenia's Roglic banishes time-trial demons to win Olympic gold
# Cycling
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# Cycling

28th for Nicolas Roche as Slovenia's Roglic banishes time-trial demons to win Olympic gold

1 hour ago 1,602 Views 0 Comments

Roglic has bounced back from his collapse on the penultimate-stage time trial at last year’s Tour de France.

Derek Burnett ends first day of trap shooting in 25th place
# On Target
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# On Target

Derek Burnett ends first day of trap shooting in 25th place

2 hours ago 2,075 Views 2 Comments

The Longford man is appearing at his fifth Olympic Games.

Andy Murray’s bid for fourth Olympic medal ends in doubles defeat
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Andy Murray’s bid for fourth Olympic medal ends in doubles defeat

3 hours ago 2,588 Views 0 Comments

Croatian duo Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig advanced to the quarter-finals.

Charlie Haughey's grand-niece wins Hong Kong's first Olympic swimming medal
# Within Her Means
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# Within Her Means

Charlie Haughey's grand-niece wins Hong Kong's first Olympic swimming medal

Updated 3 hours ago 46,249 Views 30 Comments

Siobhan Haughey has created history in the pool today.

Irish women's hockey team beaten 4-2 by impressive Germans
# We Go Again
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# We Go Again

Irish women's hockey team beaten 4-2 by impressive Germans

4 hours ago 3,825 Views 1 Comment

The result means next Friday’s clash with India is now crucial.

Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around gymnastics event
# Out
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# Out

Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around gymnastics event

4 hours ago 4,391 Views 0 Comments

The defending champion is not competing as she prioritises her mental health.

Irish sailing pair slip down rankings but remain well in contention for medal race
# Mixed Morning
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# Mixed Morning

Irish sailing pair slip down rankings but remain well in contention for medal race

4 hours ago 3,124 Views 0 Comments

Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are ranked 11th overall after a gruelling three-race day.

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

5 hours ago 39,627 Views 11 Comments

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

Olympic debut ends in heartbreaking defeat for Fletcher
# Judo
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# Judo

Olympic debut ends in heartbreaking defeat for Fletcher

6 hours ago 5,023 Views 1 Comment

Austria’s Michaela Polleres was victorious in their women’s 70kg round 32 clash.

Kurt Walker lands huge shock with featherweight victory against world champion Mirzakhalilov
# Underdog Upset
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# Underdog Upset

Kurt Walker lands huge shock with featherweight victory against world champion Mirzakhalilov

6 hours ago 11,878 Views 5 Comments

The Irish boxer beat the reigning world champion at the Kokugikan Arena.

O'Donovan and McCarthy cruise into double sculls final with awesome display
# Dominant
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# Dominant

O'Donovan and McCarthy cruise into double sculls final with awesome display

7 hours ago 10,476 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen in the women’s double sculls semi-final.

Exhausted Titmus seizes Ledecky's Olympic 200m crown
# Titmus Too Good
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# Titmus Too Good

Exhausted Titmus seizes Ledecky's Olympic 200m crown

8 hours ago 5,607 Views 2 Comments

The Australian touched in a new Olympic record time of 1min 53.50sec.

'Hopefully it gives the young girls coming up real hope' - Irish quartet delighted with bronze
# Trailblazers
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# Trailblazers

'Hopefully it gives the young girls coming up real hope' - Irish quartet delighted with bronze

8 hours ago 4,504 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have their first medal of the Tokyo Olympics as Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty secured third on Wednesday morning.

Comprehensive Kenya defeat caps disappointing tournament as Ireland 7s bow out
# Done And Dusted
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# Done And Dusted

Comprehensive Kenya defeat caps disappointing tournament as Ireland 7s bow out

9 hours ago 8,187 Views 6 Comments

Kenya won the play-off for 9th/10th place on a 22-0 scoreline.

Stunning performance as Ireland secure bronze in the women's four final
# Off The Mark
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# Off The Mark

Stunning performance as Ireland secure bronze in the women's four final

9 hours ago 56,010 Views 25 Comments

Team Ireland have won their first medal in Tokyo after an outstanding race from the women’s four.

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

11 hours ago 1,892 Views 0 Comments

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

# tokyo-2020 - Yesterday’s News

Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout
# More Than He Can Chew
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# More Than He Can Chew

Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout

Updated 19 hours ago 44,084 Views 15 Comments

A Tokyo 2020 statement called Baalla’s actions ‘intolerable.’

'I'm really confident heading into the Games': The Olympian from Meath who's living out her dream
# Talent Unleashed
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# Talent Unleashed

'I'm really confident heading into the Games': The Olympian from Meath who's living out her dream

19 hours ago 28 Views 0 Comments

Modern pentathlete Natalya Coyle is the third and final athlete to be profiled in our series with Indeed.

Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons
# Out Of Action
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# Out Of Action

Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons

Updated 20 hours ago 77,004 Views 20 Comments

The team representing the Russian Olympic Committee won the gold medal in Biles’ absence.

Daniel Wiffen breaks Irish record to win 800m heat in Tokyo
# Big Impression
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# Big Impression

Daniel Wiffen breaks Irish record to win 800m heat in Tokyo

22 hours ago 8,041 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old fails to progress to the final however.

'A lot of people don't come back from glandular fever' - McSharry's path to Olympic final
# Family Pride
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# Family Pride

'A lot of people don't come back from glandular fever' - McSharry's path to Olympic final

Tue 11:38 AM 4,502 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo native finished in eighth place in the final of the 100m Breaststroke.

Osaka felt pressure was ‘a bit much’ after crashing out of home Olympics
# Unprecedented
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# Unprecedented

Osaka felt pressure was ‘a bit much’ after crashing out of home Olympics

Tue 11:15 AM 6,086 Views 20 Comments

‘I’m disappointed in every loss, but I feel like this one sucks more than the others.’

Dream Olympic start for Irish sailors Dickson and Waddilove with victory in first race
# Plain Sailing
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# Plain Sailing

Dream Olympic start for Irish sailors Dickson and Waddilove with victory in first race

Updated Tue 9:51 AM 20,505 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a perfect start for Ireland in the 49er class.

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final
# Sligo's Finest
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# Sligo's Finest

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final

Updated Tue 9:32 AM 51,398 Views 53 Comments

The 20-year-old clocked a time of 1:06.94 in an exceptional field.

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video
# Off The Chain
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# Off The Chain

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video

Tue 9:00 AM 11,624 Views 11 Comments

Dean Boxall flipped out after his swimmer Ariarne Titmus clinched gold in the 400m freestyle at the Olympics.

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics
# Concern
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# Concern

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics

Updated Tue 8:18 AM 3,236 Views 3 Comments

Irish 49er sailing duo Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are experiencing a delay as a result.

Ireland 7s book 9th/10th place play-off spot after 31-point win over South Korea
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Ireland 7s book 9th/10th place play-off spot after 31-point win over South Korea

Tue 8:13 AM 13,401 Views 17 Comments

Ireland will now face either Kenya or Japan in the play-off.

Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy back on track after two top-10 finishes
# Improvements
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# Improvements

Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy back on track after two top-10 finishes

Updated Tue 7:45 AM 8,853 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner is up to 20th overall after starting the day in 31st.

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four
# Icymi
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# Icymi

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four

Tue 6:44 AM 54,044 Views 5 Comments

Mona McSharry’s final, contrasting fortunes for the 7s and boxers, and Osaka’s exit – catch up on all you missed.

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics
# Upset
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# Upset

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics

Tue 6:09 AM 6,080 Views 1 Comment

She suffered a shock third-round defeat at the hands of Marketa Vondrousova.

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo
# Dream Debut
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# Dream Debut

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo

Tue 4:21 AM 6,972 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old is one win away from an Olympic medal.

Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes
# Dejection
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# Dejection

Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes

Tue 3:36 AM 12,185 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side made a promising start but conceded a late score to miss out.

Ireland's Hayes finishes 23rd after impressive performance in gruelling triathlon
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Ireland's Hayes finishes 23rd after impressive performance in gruelling triathlon

Tue 1:31 AM 8,430 Views 4 Comments

Flora Duffy won Bermuda’s first-ever Olympic gold medal in the event.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 26 July, 2021

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut
# Badminton
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# Badminton

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut

Mon 1:07 PM 39,017 Views 11 Comments

The 21-year-old made a winning start to his first Games and dedicated the victory to his family.

Hyland records his second fastest ever swim but misses out on next stage
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# Tokyo 2020

Hyland records his second fastest ever swim but misses out on next stage

Mon 12:35 PM 4,697 Views 1 Comment

Ellen Walsh’s 19th place finish wasn’t enough to qualify for the semi-finals.

Britain's Daley remembers late father after Olympic diving gold
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# Tokyo 2020

Britain's Daley remembers late father after Olympic diving gold

Mon 11:32 AM 8,267 Views 0 Comments

Daley added gold to the bronze medals he won at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games.

Ireland 7s fall to second defeat in Tokyo against impressive USA side
# Down But Not Out
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# Down But Not Out

Ireland 7s fall to second defeat in Tokyo against impressive USA side

Mon 11:08 AM 13,587 Views 15 Comments

Ireland were beaten 19-17 by the USA in their second Pool C game.

Annalise Murphy facing uphill battle after difficult day in Laser Radial sailing
# Work To Do
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# Work To Do

Annalise Murphy facing uphill battle after difficult day in Laser Radial sailing

Mon 9:43 AM 6,704 Views 1 Comment

Murphy finished 24th and 37th in races three and four of the 10 race series.

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