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# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 23 November, 2019

From The42 Repeat of World Cup final in store as Ireland learn opponents for 2020 Olympics Ready To Go

Repeat of World Cup final in store as Ireland learn opponents for 2020 Olympics

Sean Dancer’s side are set to face the Netherlands among others.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

From The42 Ireland hockey star played with broken bone in her wrist in Olympic qualifier win Pain Barrier

Ireland hockey star played with broken bone in her wrist in Olympic qualifier win

Roisin Upton suffered the injury but still played a key role in the shootout win.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 3 November, 2019

From The42 'I was like 'guys, stop'' - Ireland star keeper recalls frantic moments before Olympic spot was secure Speechless

'I was like 'guys, stop'' - Ireland star keeper recalls frantic moments before Olympic spot was secure

The Green Army secured their place at the Olympics after a two-legged battle with Canada.

From The42 Ireland through to first-ever Olympics after sensational sudden death shootout Epic Scenes

Ireland through to first-ever Olympics after sensational sudden death shootout

Sean Dancer’s side have booked their ticket to Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 2 November, 2019

From The42 Ireland dominate but Canada survive Olympic qualifier first leg in front of record attendance Green Army

Ireland dominate but Canada survive Olympic qualifier first leg in front of record attendance

Sean Dancer’s side were unable to break the deadlock at a very wet Energia Park.

'It is difficult to come off the high of the World Cup. It’s something you don’t address'

The Ireland women’s hockey team are chasing Olympic qualification after facing challenging times in recent months.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 1 November, 2019

5am starts, job sharing, and the ex-Ireland captain Dad helping get pitch ready for Olympic qualifier

Philip Matthews, father of hockey star Hannah Matthews, is among those who are getting Energia Park in order for this weekend.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 20 October, 2019

From The42 'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down' Dedication

'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down'

Gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan has risen to become one of Ireland’s most exciting Olympic prospects.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 14 October, 2019

Fionnuala McCormack smashes marathon PB to secure Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Wicklow native finished fifth in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 6 October, 2019

From The42 Ireland show jumping team secure Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot Happy Days

Ireland show jumping team secure Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot

Darragh Kenny, Peter Moloney, Cian O’Connor and Paul O’Shea all played a part in the success.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From The42 Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships Success

Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships

The 21-year-old was first up and last to qualify today.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

From The42 Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign Changes

Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign

The Dubliner won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the discipline.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Annalise Murphy quits 49erFX Olympic campaign after World Cup 'wake-up call'

The Olympic silver medalist and Katie Tingle have parted ways but remain lifelong friends.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From The42 'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance' Tokyo 2020

'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance'

Chloe Watkins and the Ireland women’s hockey team are within touching distance of their Olympic dream. There’s no going back now.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From The42 'A huge step' as Ireland's Olympic qualifier confirmed for Donnybrook Tokyo 2020

'A huge step' as Ireland's Olympic qualifier confirmed for Donnybrook

The World Cup silver medallists will take on Canada at Energia Park this November.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 9 September, 2019

From The42 Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs Tokyo 2020

Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs

The two-legged ties will take place at the end of October/early November.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 8 September, 2019

From The42 Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw Tokyo 2020

Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw

The draw takes place in Switzerland tomorrow.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games

The W2 crew of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley became the fourth Irish boat to qualify for Tokyo.

# 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

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 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

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

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

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

'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

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.