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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# tokyo 2020

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After Rio exploits, big hopes to raise the Barr in 'one of the hottest events on the track'
Thomas Barr loves rising to the occasion of a big championships. It’s time to do so at the 2020 Olympic Games.
Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo
The 49er team’s harness was deemed to be overweight.
'She's done rowing in Ireland proud and she can hold her head high knowing what she's done'
Rowing team chief Fearghal O’Callaghan reflected on a ‘bittersweet’ day.
Annalise Murphy moves into 14th place after impressive day's racing
The Dubliner finished first and second in Thursday’s two qualifying races.
Derek Burnett finishes in 26th place after second day of trap shooting
The Longford shooter concluded the event with a score of 118.
Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland
The Irish pair saw off a strong German challenge to clinch first place on what was another busy day for Team Ireland.
World pole vault champion Kendricks out of Olympics after Covid positive
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee confirmed the news today.
US star Dressel wins men's Olympic 100m freestyle gold
The 24-year old touched the wall with a new Olympic record time of 47.02sec.
'It is tough' - Ben Fletcher narrowly beaten by Khurramov
A second minute Waza-ari swung the contest for the Uzbekistan competitor.
'The race plan we had, we do it all the time and it seems to work out'
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secured Ireland’s second medal in Tokyo with victory in the men’s lightweight double sculls final.
Sanita Puspure fails to qualify for single sculls final
A slow start proved costly as the Irish rower finished fifth in today’s semi-final.
McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo
The pair produced a brilliant performance to finish first in a time of 6:06.43.
Casey and Cremen finish eighth overall after strong display in B final
The pair crossed the line with a time of 6:49.50.
Richarlison fires Brazil into Olympics quarter-finals and Germany exit tournament
Hosts Japan progressed with a thrashing of France.
Olympian Simone Biles praised for speaking openly on mental health struggles
The 24-year-old has withdrawn from tomorrow’s women’s all-around final.
Nhat Nguyen edged out in three-game thriller as Wang books place in quarter-finals
Dubliner’s debut Olympics comes to an end with 21-12, 18-21, 21-12 defeat.
Dejection for Ireland in Tokyo but IRFU has big plans for the future in 7s
The union has launched a ’7s Legacy Strategy’ as it targets further Olympic qualification.
TV Wrap - Welcome to Rowing Country, where people get up early in the morning
A review of the coverage of Ireland’s first medal success of the Tokyo Olympics.
McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke
The 20-year-old swimmer finished second in her heat but narrowly missed out on a spot in the semi-final.
Aoife O'Rourke goes down fighting in narrow defeat to second seed Li
Rio bronze medallist Qian Li of China won a unanimous decision against the Roscommon middleweight.
28th for Nicolas Roche as Slovenia's Roglic banishes time-trial demons to win Olympic gold
Roglic has bounced back from his collapse on the penultimate-stage time trial at last year’s Tour de France.
Derek Burnett ends first day of trap shooting in 25th place
The Longford man is appearing at his fifth Olympic Games.
Andy Murray’s bid for fourth Olympic medal ends in doubles defeat
Croatian duo Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig advanced to the quarter-finals.
Charlie Haughey's grand-niece wins Hong Kong's first Olympic swimming medal
Siobhan Haughey has created history in the pool today.
Irish women's hockey team beaten 4-2 by impressive Germans
The result means next Friday’s clash with India is now crucial.
Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around gymnastics event
The defending champion is not competing as she prioritises her mental health.
Irish sailing pair slip down rankings but remain well in contention for medal race
Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are ranked 11th overall after a gruelling three-race day.
Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal
It was a positive day for Ireland at the Sea Forest Waterway and Kokugikan Arena.
Olympic debut ends in heartbreaking defeat for Fletcher
Austria’s Michaela Polleres was victorious in their women’s 70kg round 32 clash.
Kurt Walker lands huge shock with featherweight victory against world champion Mirzakhalilov
The Irish boxer beat the reigning world champion at the Kokugikan Arena.
O'Donovan and McCarthy cruise into double sculls final with awesome display
Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen in the women’s double sculls semi-final.
Exhausted Titmus seizes Ledecky's Olympic 200m crown
The Australian touched in a new Olympic record time of 1min 53.50sec.
'Hopefully it gives the young girls coming up real hope' - Irish quartet delighted with bronze
Ireland have their first medal of the Tokyo Olympics as Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty secured third on Wednesday morning.
Comprehensive Kenya defeat caps disappointing tournament as Ireland 7s bow out
Kenya won the play-off for 9th/10th place on a 22-0 scoreline.
Stunning performance as Ireland secure bronze in the women's four final
Team Ireland have won their first medal in Tokyo after an outstanding race from the women’s four.
Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final
The pair crossed the line with a time of 6:16.89.
Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout
A Tokyo 2020 statement called Baalla’s actions ‘intolerable.’
Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons
The team representing the Russian Olympic Committee won the gold medal in Biles’ absence.
Daniel Wiffen breaks Irish record to win 800m heat in Tokyo
The 20-year-old fails to progress to the final however.
'A lot of people don't come back from glandular fever' - McSharry's path to Olympic final
The Sligo native finished in eighth place in the final of the 100m Breaststroke.