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# 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 2,114 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 13,695 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 1,908 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 12,308 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 1,817 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 1,938 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 5,135 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 9,773 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 2,951 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 7,445 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 30,967 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 21,694 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 110,610 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 16,659 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 22,758 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 7,196 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 12,898 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 40,485 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 77,099 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 3,406 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 5,993 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 5,155 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 79,626 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 8,109 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
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# Late Drama

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

Aug 7th 2021, 12:19 PM 32,973 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 6,534 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 5,343 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 12,588 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 8,252 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
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# Flagbearer

Natalya Coyle to carry Irish flag at Olympics closing ceremony

Aug 7th 2021, 7:54 AM 10,056 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 32,842 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
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# Latest

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

Updated Aug 7th 2021, 5:55 AM 7,178 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 7,057 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
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# Irish Eye

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

Aug 7th 2021, 1:47 AM 6,876 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 4,276 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 9,280 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 13,077 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.

Ireland withdraw from team showjumping as first rider is eliminated after horse suffers fall
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Ireland withdraw from team showjumping as first rider is eliminated after horse suffers fall

Aug 6th 2021, 12:51 PM 18,571 Views 18 Comments

Shane Sweetnam and Alejandro had a disastrous qualifying round, with the horse losing a shoe early on.

Heartbreak for Natalya Coyle as unlucky horse draw derails Olympic medal hopes
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

Heartbreak for Natalya Coyle as unlucky horse draw derails Olympic medal hopes

Updated Aug 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 66,693 Views 62 Comments

Coyle finished in 24th place overall, with Britain’s Kate French winning gold.

Irish disappointment as crash costs Kay and McCurley in women's madison
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Irish disappointment as crash costs Kay and McCurley in women's madison

Aug 6th 2021, 10:34 AM 4,679 Views 6 Comments

Irish pair couldn’t recover from racing crash as Britain’s Kenny and Archibald take gold.

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