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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# tokyo 2020

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'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'
The Irish 4x400m mixed relay team finish eighth in the Olympic final this afternoon.
Irish women's hockey team's Olympic dream ends after Great Britain defeat
The Green Army fell to a 2-0 loss.
Jamaica clean sweep as Thompson-Herah storms to gold in blistering 100m final
British hope Dina Asher-Smith, the world 200m champion, failed to qualify for the final – and then pulled out of the 200m due to injury.
Irish 4x400m mixed relay team finish eighth in Olympic final
Cillín Greene, Phil Healy, Sophie Becker and Chris O’Donnell clocked a time of 3:15.04.
Angry Djokovic misses out on Olympic medal as Carreno Busta takes bronze
The world number one hurled one racket into the stands and smashed another in a 6-4 6-7 (6) 6-3 defeat.
'A sort of throwback to the amateur days' - McIlroy on playing with friend Lowry at Olympics
The Irish pair are targeting medals after excellent third rounds.
Irish sailing finish Race 12 in first place but just fall short of medal final spot
Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are in 13th place overall in the men’s 49er class.
Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are due home to Ireland tomorrow.
McIlroy and Lowry chase Schauffele on stacked Olympic leaderboard
Irish duo set their sights on medals after excellent third rounds.
Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy and Lowry keep themselves right in medal picture
Here’s what you missed while you were sleeping…
Ireland's eventing team in 13th place following dressage phase
Sarah Ennis scored 38.10 with her horse Woodcourt Garrison on Saturday morning,
Ledecky beats Titmus for 800m free hat-trick, Dressel shatters WR to win 100m fly gold
US swim star Ledecky signs off with her fourth medal in Tokyo.
Simone Biles withdraws from two of her four individual Olympic finals
The 24-year-old has not competed since she pulled out of the women’s team final on Wednesday.
Sarah Lavin exits 100m hurdles despite second-fastest time of career
Lavin finished seventh in her heat behind world record holder Kendra Harrison.
Disappointment as Mark English misses out on 800m semi-finals
English’s time of 1:46.75 wasn’t enough to see him progress.
Nigerian sprinter Okagbare fails drug test, out of Olympics
Blessing Okagbare tested positive for human growth hormone in an out-of-competition test conducted earlier this month.
Rory McIlroy in good place at Olympics after mental refresh
McIlroy and Shane Lowry are both four shots off the lead in Tokyo.
'Just a little bit of a scare' - Team Ireland confident Walsh will compete in semi-finals
The Belfast boxer suffered a ‘slight strain’ to his ankle after his quarter-final victory.
Sam Watson and Tullabeg Flamenco make positive start to Dressage event
Meanwhile, Austin O’Connor and Colorado Blue are in 29th place after the second session.
Wiffen wins 1,500m freestyle heat and smashes Irish record at Olympics
Danielle Hill was also in action in the 50m freestyle heats at the Tokyo Games.
Annalise Murphy: 'I can't see myself going on for another Olympics'
A silver medalist in Rio, Murphy won’t go for a fourth Games, she says.
Irish 4x400m mixed relay team set new national record to book place in Olympic final
Cillin Greene, Phil Healy, Sophie Becker and Chris O’Donnell set a new national record of 3:12.18.
US swimmer accuses Russia's Rylov of doping in Olympics row
Ryan Murphy raised doubts about the result when he claimed he was ‘swimming in a race that’s probably not clean’.
Zverev ends Djokovic's Golden Slam hopes with comeback win at Olympics
Zverev is looking to become the first German to win singles gold since Steffi Graf in Seoul.
Lowry and McIlroy fire themselves into Olympic medal contention
Both players are just four shots off the lead in Tokyo.
Annalise Murphy misses out on Laser Radial medal race
Meanwhile Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove sit 14th overall in the 49er class.
‘I didn’t quit’ – Simone Biles provides response to her critics
The four-time defending Olympic champion pulled out of the team final and the individual all-around final.
Ireland hockey team suffer huge blow to quarter-final hopes as India strike late
The Green Army conclude their group against reigning champions Great Britain on Friday.
Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track
Belfast boxer Walsh provided a memorable moment on another busy morning for Team Ireland in Tokyo.
'Crazy and surreal' – Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey finishes second in 100m freestyle
The grand-niece of former Taoiseach Charles J Haughey has been a revelation in Tokyo.
Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win
Walsh beat Mervin Clair of Mauritius in his quarter-final bout.
Wang steals show to become first 200m medley champion since Phelps
Wang was the top seed for the 200m after an impressive showing in the semi-final.
Thomas Barr advances to semi-finals of 400m hurdles
Barr finished second in his heat to world record holder Karsten Warholm of Norway.
Kellie Harrington delivers impressive performance on Olympic debut
The Dublin fighter comfortably saw off the challenge of Italy’s Rebecca Nicoli.
Disappointing start to Olympic athletics events as Irish athletes fall short in 800m heats
Nadia Power, Louise Shanahan and Síofra Cléirigh Büttner were all in action at the Japan National Stadium.
RTÉ respond to 'inaccurate and misleading claims' about their Olympics coverage in Northern Ireland
Some politicians say it is ‘unfair’ and ‘unacceptable’ that RTÉ’s coverage is unavailable in Northern Ireland.
'It’s heartbreaking to have to pull out' - Puspure withdraws from Olympic B final due to illness
The 39-year-old says she had not been feeling well over the past few days.
McIlroy backs Simone Biles '100%' over Olympic withdrawal
McIlroy hails Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles for prioritising their mental health.
McIlroy and Lowry off the early pace as Austria's Straka hits the front
Austria’s Sepp Straka holds the clubhouse lead on eight-under after a lightning-hit opening round.
Shane Ryan sets new Irish record in 100m butterfly heats
Ryan sets new Irish record of 52.52 seconds but falls short of a place in tomorrow morning’s semi-finals.