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# badminton - Monday 14 May, 2018

Irish number one strikes gold in Turkey with sights set on history at Tokyo 2020

Niall McVeigh had a successful stint at the Turkish Para Badminton International.

# badminton - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'

The 30-year old, three-time Olympian announced his retirement on Tuesday.

# badminton - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'I don't have the same desire as before': Three-time Irish Olympian Scott Evans to retire

The 30-year-old made history in Rio, but will now bow out after next week’s Team European Championships.

# badminton - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I only started playing badminton when I came to Ireland... It was one of the ways I tried to fit in'

17-year-old starlet Nhat Nguyen speaks to The42 about his rise towards the top of his sport.

# badminton - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships

The pair – who have made history this year already – defeated Japanese opposition to progress in Glasgow.

# badminton - Monday 21 August, 2017

Donegal siblings reach Badminton World Championships last 32 as Scott Evans suffers narrow defeat

Evans narrowly lost to Shi Yuqi, who is ranked 89 places above the Dubliner.

# badminton - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Scott Evans is angry

The Irish badminton star wants his sport to appear on TV more than just every four years.

# badminton - Saturday 29 April, 2017

History-making Magees settle for bronze at European Championships

They take home Ireland’s first-ever medal from the tournament.

# badminton - Friday 28 April, 2017

Chloe and Sam Magee win first ever medal for Ireland at European badminton championships

The Donegal pair overcame opponents from Poland in today’s quarter-final.

# badminton - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Chloe and Sam Magee one win away from Ireland's first European Championship medal

The Irish pair came from a set down to book their place in the quarter-finals.

# badminton - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Evans bows out of European Championships as Magee siblings Ireland's last hope

The three-time Olympian was beaten by young Danish star Anders Antosen.

# badminton - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Resilient Evans prevails on memorable day for Ireland at European Championships

Chloe Magee and Sam Magee were victors in the mixed doubles while Rachael Darragh won her first-round clash in the women’s singles.

'I look at other guys who have won medals and think 'if he can do it I can definitely do it''

Scott Evans begins his eighth European Championships campaign later today, and the three-time Olympian has never been in a better frame of mind to win a first major medal.

# badminton - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year

Nhat Nguyen and four others have been recognised by the sport’s governing body.

# badminton - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age?

Irish Olympian Scott Evans believes a better system could promote more talent.

# badminton - Saturday 24 December, 2016

We took on 3-time Olympian Scott Evans at badminton... and it went as well as you might expect

But Steve O’Rourke did manage to score a point on Evans.

# badminton - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign

Ireland’s number one reflects on a historic Olympics, explains why he is weighing up his options and opens up on the camaraderie in the Irish camp.

# badminton - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

The Irish hockey team went 'Full Evans' at the badminton tonight

Hockey team show their support as Scott Evans bows out in the last 16.

# badminton - Monday 15 August, 2016

Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history

The Dubliner was defeated by Viktor Axelsen of Denmark this evening.

From The Daily Edge This Olympian horsed into a giant McDonald's feast after his Rio exit

# badminton - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!'

Scott Evans has joked that a victory against the world number four could prompt him to bare all.

Scott Evans spoils favela fairytale to deliver his greatest night

Evans extends his historic run to book place in the badminton knockout rounds.

# badminton - Friday 12 August, 2016

Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match

The Dubliner can seal early progression from his group with a win over a home favourite tomorrow.

# badminton - Monday 18 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Scott Evans

We kick off our athlete-by-athlete look at Ireland’s Olympic team with the country’s top badminton player.

# badminton - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman Baldoyle Centre

Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman

Nigel Boyne was told by a judge today to pay the manager of Baldoyle Badminton Centre, Jean Denihan, €30,000 in damages.

# badminton - Saturday 7 May, 2016

The Irish teen sensation who stunned his rivals to claim European gold

Nhat Nguyen talks to The42 about his remarkable success, moving from Vietnam to Ireland at the age of four and his goals for the future.

From Irish badminton player accused of assaulting manager who was trying to break up a fight Courts

Irish badminton player accused of assaulting manager who was trying to break up a fight

Nigel Boyne has denied the claim which was made in the Circuit Civil Court.

# badminton - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee will have a shot at a European medal tomorrow

Magees set for medal battle against Niclas Nohr and Sara Thygesen of Denmark.

# badminton - Monday 18 January, 2016

A day in the life: Ireland's greatest ever badminton player Scott Evans

We asked this two-time Olympian how he structures his training days.

# badminton - Monday 29 June, 2015

Ireland's triumphant boxers given a hero's welcome home

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

# badminton - Saturday 20 June, 2015

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm

Living, working, travelling, and competing together takes its toll on the siblings.

# badminton - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Evans into World Championship last 16 (and he's up against the world's best player next)

Dubliner won the last 11 points to beat David Obernosterer 21-7, 21-18 in Copenhagen today.

# badminton - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

7 alternative sports to try out this winter

From chess-boxing to roller derby, we look at ways to stay fit and healthy this winter.

# badminton - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Third time lucky? Scott Evans ready to face number 1 Lee Chong Wei at Worlds

Scott Evans is out to take a major scalp in the opening round of the World Badminton Championships on Monday.

# badminton - Monday 22 July, 2013

Thai badminton player attacks his former team-mate on court Fight This post contains videos

Thai badminton player attacks his former team-mate on court

Bodin Issara is being investigated after chasing and punching ex-partner Maneepong Jongjit at the Canadian Grand Prix.

# badminton - Monday 11 February, 2013

Modern pentathlon, badminton face the chop in 2020 Olympic vote

Some of Ireland’s top athletes will be watching tomorrow’s IOC deliberations anxiously.

# badminton - Sunday 30 December, 2012

After the gold rush: Evans braves risk to bring home reward

After the disappointment of defeat in London, Scott Evans knew he needed a change. He just didn’t know where it would take him.

# badminton - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title

The Irish Olympian also won the mixed doubles with her brother Sam Magee.

# badminton - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Scott Evans wins Irish Open badminton title

Chloe Magee was unlucky to lose out in the Women’s Singles Final in Baldoyle this afternoon.

# badminton - Friday 7 December, 2012

Badminton: Change as good as a rest for Evans

London Olympians Scott Evans and Chloe Magee both begin their singles challenge on day two of the Carlton Irish Open in Baldoyle.

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