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# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Irish karate stars' Olympic hopes under threat as power struggle rages on
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Irish karate stars' Olympic hopes under threat as power struggle rages on

Oct 31st 2018, 9:45 AM 21,736 Views 16 Comments

The current controversy is threatening to derail Karate Ireland’s Tokyo 2020 ambitions.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 29 October, 2018

'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'

Oct 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 18,726 Views 1 Comment

Aifric Keogh speaks to The42 about the surge of success in Irish rowing.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41
# Late Beginner
From The42
# Late Beginner

Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41

Oct 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 28,254 Views 6 Comments

Mayo native Sinead Diver reflects on her phenomenal Melbourne Marathon triumph.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 15 October, 2018

IRFU announce 11 full-time contracts as Women's Sevens team begin Olympic campaign
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

IRFU announce 11 full-time contracts as Women's Sevens team begin Olympic campaign

Oct 15th 2018, 11:46 AM 6,576 Views 3 Comments

The World Series kicks off in Colorado this weekend.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 13 August, 2018

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

Aug 13th 2018, 3:09 PM 8,508 Views 21 Comments

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 8 July, 2018

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps

Jul 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 31,074 Views 2 Comments

19-year-old Aoife Hopkins on her dream of representing Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 23 June, 2018

‘During the week the lads didn’t want to even be around me - I was that angry and that frustrated’
# Pedal Power
From The42
# Pedal Power

‘During the week the lads didn’t want to even be around me - I was that angry and that frustrated’

Jun 23rd 2018, 8:15 AM 5,206 Views 0 Comments

Irish track cyclist Mark Downey on shaking off Commonwealth Games disappointment and setting his sights on Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'I thought I could manage it myself without seeking any proper help and I just made things worse for myself’
# Olympic Dream
From The42
# Olympic Dream

'I thought I could manage it myself without seeking any proper help and I just made things worse for myself’

Jun 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 4,027 Views 1 Comment

Irish canoeist Liam Jegou is aiming towards Tokyo in 2020 after battling a serious injury last year.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 18 May, 2018

New sailing high performance centre to 'create medal potential' ahead of Tokyo 2020
# Sail Away
From The42
# Sail Away

New sailing high performance centre to 'create medal potential' ahead of Tokyo 2020

May 18th 2018, 1:30 PM 4,491 Views 8 Comments

The facility will be built in Dún Laoghaire at a cost of €300,000.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Apr 21st 2018, 10:00 AM 37,504 Views 4 Comments

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 15 April, 2018

"Everyone was asking: 'Are you going to do Medicine? I was like: 'Oh no, I want to go to the Olympics'"
# Dreams
From The42
# Dreams

"Everyone was asking: 'Are you going to do Medicine? I was like: 'Oh no, I want to go to the Olympics'"

Apr 15th 2018, 10:25 AM 38,306 Views 4 Comments

Irish pentathlete Sive Brassil on the long, arduous road towards the top of her sport.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'Extremely worried' Olympic organisers threaten to axe boxing from Tokyo 2020
# Knock Out Blow
From The42
# Knock Out Blow

'Extremely worried' Olympic organisers threaten to axe boxing from Tokyo 2020

Feb 4th 2018, 2:42 PM 11,677 Views 7 Comments

The IOC has launched an investigationinto the sport’s controversial governing body amid over possible match-fixing at Rio 2016.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 19 January, 2018

'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink
# Disgraced
From The42
# Disgraced

'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink

Jan 19th 2018, 12:19 PM 6,931 Views 9 Comments

The Japan Anti-doping Agency have banned Yasuhiro Suzuki for eight years.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 14 January, 2018

‘I was literally spending hours vomiting and five minutes later, I’d have to go and compete’
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

‘I was literally spending hours vomiting and five minutes later, I’d have to go and compete’

Jan 14th 2018, 10:00 AM 53,428 Views 9 Comments

Caradh O’Donovan chats to The42 about her battle with Crohn’s disease and hopes of representing Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 25 December, 2017

18 for 18: Gina Akpe-Moses is set to bring Irish sprinting into the fast lane
# Sprint Star
From The42
# Sprint Star

18 for 18: Gina Akpe-Moses is set to bring Irish sprinting into the fast lane

Dec 25th 2017, 7:00 PM 8,010 Views 12 Comments

The U20 European champion has her sights on Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'
# Marathon Man
From The42
# Marathon Man

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Dec 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 3,733 Views 0 Comments

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Lightweight rowing world champions from Skibbereen make switch to heavyweight
# Cultivating Mass
From The42
# Cultivating Mass

Lightweight rowing world champions from Skibbereen make switch to heavyweight

Dec 7th 2017, 12:33 PM 5,086 Views 3 Comments

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan won World and European gold this year, but the lightweight pair is not an Olympic event.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 27 November, 2017

12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020
# Road To Tokyo
From The42
# Road To Tokyo

12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020

Nov 27th 2017, 4:20 PM 8,196 Views 3 Comments

And Hockey Ireland has received a separate allocation of funding for its men’s national team.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity'
# Annalise
From The42
# Annalise

Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity'

Oct 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,102 Views 1 Comment

We spoke to Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy as she prepares to set sail on the Volvo Ocean Race.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'
# Swim Ireland
From The42
# Swim Ireland

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'

Sep 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 44,571 Views 31 Comments

Pennsylvania-born Olympian Shane Ryan won gold for Ireland at the 2017 University Games two weeks ago.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 9 June, 2017

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Jun 9th 2017, 5:45 PM 4,821 Views 13 Comments

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 6 April, 2017

IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme

Apr 6th 2017, 11:50 AM 5,259 Views 7 Comments

The international governing body are reviewing its athletics programme in London next week.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'There's that small fear in the back of your head: what happens if I'm really bad?'
# From Rio To Tokyo
From The42
# From Rio To Tokyo

'There's that small fear in the back of your head: what happens if I'm really bad?'

Mar 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,359 Views 0 Comments

Annalise Murphy on life after Rio and what’s next for the Olympic silver medallist.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Balancing 30+ hours of training a week and a full-time college degree: Ireland's most promising triathlete
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Balancing 30+ hours of training a week and a full-time college degree: Ireland's most promising triathlete

Feb 14th 2017, 3:23 PM 9,358 Views 2 Comments

Con Doherty has quite an interesting life.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 6 January, 2017

Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020
# Jumping Ship
From The42
# Jumping Ship

Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020

Jan 6th 2017, 10:42 AM 44,361 Views 75 Comments

Having represented Ireland at Rio, she qualifies to race for Britain through her father.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist

Dec 31st 2016, 7:00 PM 2,989 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old’s outstanding efforts were rewarded at her third Paralympics with a bronze medal.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio

Dec 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 8,249 Views 2 Comments

It’s been a hectic 2016 for the modern pentathlete but the two-time Olympian is showing no signs of slowing down.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 22 August, 2016

Japan's PM showed up to the Olympics closing ceremony dressed as Super Mario
# Rio 2016
From The Daily Edge
# Rio 2016

Japan's PM showed up to the Olympics closing ceremony dressed as Super Mario

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:54 AM 3,620 Views 0 Comments

It’s a me, a Abe.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion
# Billions
# Billions

Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:03 AM 16,051 Views 15 Comments

The 2020 Games, awarded to Tokyo in 2013, have been marred by a series of embarrassing setbacks over stadium construction and the official logo.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 8 April, 2016

Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony
# Tech Star-up
From The42
# Tech Star-up

Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony

Apr 8th 2016, 10:54 AM 2,633 Views 1 Comment

And, apparently, it will only cost $4 million.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid
# Money Matters
From The42
# Money Matters

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid

Jul 28th 2015, 2:04 PM 4,205 Views 6 Comments

The IOC still wants a US city to deliver a summer Games in nine years.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 22 June, 2015

Bowling and baseball make Olympic shortlist but American football and tug of war miss out
# Shortlist
From The42
# Shortlist

Bowling and baseball make Olympic shortlist but American football and tug of war miss out

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:45 PM 4,282 Views 8 Comments

Sports climbing could also be included.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 15 June, 2015

Could Ireland field an American football team at the 2020 Olympics?
# Tokyo A Go Go?
From The42
# Tokyo A Go Go?

Could Ireland field an American football team at the 2020 Olympics?

Jun 15th 2015, 9:48 PM 6,905 Views 11 Comments

The sport has applied to be part of Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote
# Decision Made
From The42
# Decision Made

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote

Sep 7th 2013, 9:37 PM 12,246 Views 55 Comments

The Japanese City was preferred to Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium
# The Future!
From The42
# The Future!

Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium

Nov 17th 2012, 1:00 PM 2,078 Views 0 Comments

The venue should be ready in time to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup.