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#tokyo 2020

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

From The42 Joyous scenes as Irish dressage team qualify for Olympic Games for first time ever Happy Days This post contains videos

Joyous scenes as Irish dressage team qualify for Olympic Games for first time ever

Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K scored a brilliant 76.351% to help book their spot.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From The42 British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together Disaster

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together

Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 8 August, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Lanigan-O'Keeffe closing in on qualification for Tokyo Olympics Almost There

Ireland's Lanigan-O'Keeffe closing in on qualification for Tokyo Olympics

The Kilkenny man has reached the final of the European Modern Pentathlon Championships.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 28 July, 2019

From The42 Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification Record Breakers

Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Irish men’s medley team set a new record on the final day of the FINA World Swimming Championships.

From The42 Murphy motivated to add to Olympic legacy across multiple classes 2020 Vision

Murphy motivated to add to Olympic legacy across multiple classes

The Rio silver medallist is bidding to qualify for a third Games, but this time in a different event with team-mate Katie Tingle.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 26 July, 2019

From The42 Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins A Year To Go

Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins

The Waterford hurdler resumes his season at the National Athletics Championships this weekend.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From The42 From the Leaving Cert to the European Games in 5 days: Appiah scaling new heights for Longford Sky's The Limit

From the Leaving Cert to the European Games in 5 days: Appiah scaling new heights for Longford

‘The thing is you get big support from people online, but at the events themselves there needs to be more bodies there.’

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 21 July, 2019

From The42 Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

From The42 McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret Tokyo 2020

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-2020 - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

From The42 'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy' Interview

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'

Chloe Magee speaks to The42 off the back of her European Games success alongside brother Sam.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short One Last Chance

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 Leinster's Keenan returns to Ireland 7s squad for Olympic qualifier Tokyo 2020

Leinster's Keenan returns to Ireland 7s squad for Olympic qualifier

Anthony Eddy has named his squad for this weekend’s tournament in Colomiers.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From The42 Disappointing finish puts Lynch's Tokyo 2020 ambitions on hold Sailing

Disappointing finish puts Lynch's Tokyo 2020 ambitions on hold

The Irish sailor will have to wait until next April to secure his place at the Olympics.

From The42 Ireland at full strength for this weekend's Olympic qualifying tournament Tokyo 2020

Ireland at full strength for this weekend's Olympic qualifying tournament

A place at Tokyo 2020 is on the line in Kazan.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 France set the standard ahead of Olympic Sevens qualifier, but Ireland not far off the pace Sighter

France set the standard ahead of Olympic Sevens qualifier, but Ireland not far off the pace

Ireland will likely have to beat France in Colombiers next month to secure passage to the Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea Road To Tokyo

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From The42 Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory Venue

Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory

The Sea Forest Waterway was unveiled on Sunday as Japan’s venue for the Olympic rowing’s eight-day programme.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 14 June, 2019

From The42 'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here' 2020 Olympics

'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here'

Ireland begin their quest to qualify for a second consecutive Olympic Games in France on Saturday morning.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain Tokyo 2020

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland far from their best but take first step on the long road to Tokyo Fih Final Series

Ireland far from their best but take first step on the long road to Tokyo

The World Cup finalists recorded a narrow victory over Malaysia in their FIH Final Series opener at Banbridge.

From The42 Highs, lows and sacrifices: Putting 'real life' on hold to chase the Olympic dream The Duke

Highs, lows and sacrifices: Putting 'real life' on hold to chase the Olympic dream

Deirdre Duke and Ireland begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign on home soil today.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 'There is no room for error and we know that. We're excited by the pressure' The Green Army

'There is no room for error and we know that. We're excited by the pressure'

A golden summer will count for nothing if Ireland fail to take the first steps towards Tokyo 2020 on home soil this month.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

From The42 Olympic qualification countdown continues with Ireland men and women's squads set for Paris 7s Tokyo Drift

Olympic qualification countdown continues with Ireland men and women's squads set for Paris 7s

Anthony Eddy has fresh faces on board as his men embark on another testing tournament.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From The42 Man put in charge of Olympic boxing admits he is 'totally unprepared' for the role Good Grief

Man put in charge of Olympic boxing admits he is 'totally unprepared' for the role

As things stand, boxers have no idea as to how they might qualify for the Games.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Boxing to remain Olympic sport for Tokyo but IOC intend to banish its broken governing body And Still?

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From The42 Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce On The Plane

Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce

The race walker will compete at his third Olympics in Tokyo next summer.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From The42 Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Tokyo 2020

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

From The42 Amateur boxing's crisis-hit governing body warns of legal action if barred from Tokyo Olympics Going Down Swinging

Amateur boxing's crisis-hit governing body warns of legal action if barred from Tokyo Olympics

AIBA said in a statement to AFP that it will ‘defend its legitimate right’ to organise boxing in Tokyo.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 27 April, 2019

From The42 'All of a sudden you notice you can't see the puck-out' - Tipperary's Peter Ryan on his road to the Paralympics Tipperary Tandem This post contains videos

'All of a sudden you notice you can't see the puck-out' - Tipperary's Peter Ryan on his road to the Paralympics

The former Tipp minor hurler on losing 90% of his vision at 19, his battle with alcohol and becoming a Paralympian.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 'My first Olympics was absolutely amazing, but this has to be the one' Focused

'My first Olympics was absolutely amazing, but this has to be the one'

After winning European bronze last summer, Shane Ryan is focused on making his mark on the Olympic stage in Tokyo.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 6 April, 2019

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 'I feel like my body is kind of falling apart' - Olympic superstar Biles to retire after Tokyo 2020 Plans

'I feel like my body is kind of falling apart' - Olympic superstar Biles to retire after Tokyo 2020

The all-conquering gymnast, 22, is the first woman to win four all-around world titles.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe Tokyo 2020

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

From The42 Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced Home Advantage

Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced

Graham Shaw’s side will begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign against Malaysia in June.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 17 February, 2019

From The42 'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever' Adventure

'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.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From The42 Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney Tokyo 2020

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 15 February, 2019

From The42 Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline Problems

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The42 All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers Sustainable

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.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From The42 'Any athlete that wants to compete at senior international level and leaves Ireland now - I think they’re making a huge mistake' Tokyo 2020

'Any athlete that wants to compete at senior international level and leaves Ireland now - I think they’re making a huge mistake'

Swim Ireland’s National Performance Director Jon Rudd talks about the changes to Irish swimming since his appointment after the Rio Olympics.

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