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#2020 Olympics

# 2020-olympics - Monday 22 February, 2021

Irish Olympic hopeful Fletcher set for surgery on broken leg
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

Irish Olympic hopeful Fletcher set for surgery on broken leg

Mon 4:42 PM 6,385 Views 0 Comments

Fletcher suffered the injury at the IJF Tel Aviv Grand Slam on Saturday.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 7 September, 2020

Tokyo Olympics will go ahead 'with or without Covid' - IOC
# Plan B
# Plan B

Tokyo Olympics will go ahead 'with or without Covid' - IOC

Sep 7th 2020, 9:56 AM 4,028 Views 0 Comments

IOC vice president John Coates says these will be the “Games that conquered Covid.”

# 2020-olympics - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Olympic marathon qualifier Scullion reconsiders 'rash' retirement announcement
# Athletics
# Athletics

Olympic marathon qualifier Scullion reconsiders 'rash' retirement announcement

Jul 19th 2020, 4:40 PM 6,714 Views 1 Comment

Scullion had announced his retirement with a short tweet on Saturday night.

# 2020-olympics - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Annalise Murphy set for Tokyo Olympics selection
# Going For Gold
# Going For Gold

Annalise Murphy set for Tokyo Olympics selection

Jun 11th 2020, 12:18 PM 9,823 Views 3 Comments

She has secured her spot thanks to a 12th-place finish at the World Championships earlier this year.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Postponement of Tokyo Olympics to cost 'several hundred million dollars'
# Financial Hit
# Financial Hit

Postponement of Tokyo Olympics to cost 'several hundred million dollars'

Apr 29th 2020, 6:37 PM 1,845 Views 3 Comments

IOC president Thomas Bach has admitted the Games will have to make some adjustments to meet the new reality.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 30 March, 2020

Rescheduled Tokyo Olympics to take place from 23 July next year
# Mark Your Cards
# Mark Your Cards

Rescheduled Tokyo Olympics to take place from 23 July next year

Mar 30th 2020, 1:23 PM 9,787 Views 15 Comments

The dates of the delayed Olympic and Paralympic Games have been announced.

# 2020-olympics - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Coe: Postponing Olympics saves athletes from mental turmoil
# Reset
# Reset

Coe: Postponing Olympics saves athletes from mental turmoil

Mar 29th 2020, 3:12 PM 2,018 Views 1 Comment

The World Athletics President believes the decision to postpone the Games had to be made.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Rescheduling of Olympics 'not restricted to summer months'
# CONTINGENCY
# CONTINGENCY

Rescheduling of Olympics 'not restricted to summer months'

Mar 25th 2020, 12:41 PM 1,476 Views 0 Comments

The rescheduling of the Games begins now, with doubts surrounding whether or not there will be a traditional athlete village.

Irish athletes guaranteed funding despite Olympics postponement
# Relief
# Relief

Irish athletes guaranteed funding despite Olympics postponement

Mar 25th 2020, 8:43 AM 4,409 Views 1 Comment

Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy confirmed so this morning.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021

Updated Mar 24th 2020, 2:20 PM 31,660 Views 22 Comments

Olympic Federation of Ireland says postponement is ‘the right call given the times that we are in’.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 23 March, 2020

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,750 Views 1 Comment

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'No ideal solution' for Olympics as athletes speak out over virus concerns
# Ploughing On
# Ploughing On

'No ideal solution' for Olympics as athletes speak out over virus concerns

Mar 18th 2020, 9:08 PM 2,223 Views 4 Comments

Organisers are determined to stick to the schedule, even as athletes voice their opposition.

# 2020-olympics - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Delfine Persoon suffers defeat in first round of Olympic boxing qualifiers
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Delfine Persoon suffers defeat in first round of Olympic boxing qualifiers

Mar 14th 2020, 1:19 PM 12,554 Views 7 Comments

Belgian was on the opposite side of the 60kg draw to Kellie Harrington.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Olympic boxing qualifiers, complete with Italian team, due to take place in London as scheduled
# Box On
# Box On

Olympic boxing qualifiers, complete with Italian team, due to take place in London as scheduled

Mar 10th 2020, 6:41 PM 2,294 Views 1 Comment

The IOC says its Boxing Task Force will continue to consult with its medical professionals and will adhere to any advice from relevant national health institutions.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Team Ireland expect Olympic Games to go ahead in spite of coronavirus fears
# Business As Usual
# Business As Usual

Team Ireland expect Olympic Games to go ahead in spite of coronavirus fears

Feb 26th 2020, 5:02 PM 1,539 Views 1 Comment

OFI CEO Peter Sherrard acknowledged that the situation may change, but it’s business as usual at the moment.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Canoeist Liam Jegou becomes first Irish athlete formally selected for Tokyo Olympics
# 2020 Vision
# 2020 Vision

Canoeist Liam Jegou becomes first Irish athlete formally selected for Tokyo Olympics

Feb 19th 2020, 11:10 AM 2,511 Views 5 Comments

The Clare native won a race-off to earn the coveted nomination.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Tokyo organisers 'extremely worried' about impact of coronavirus on 2020 Olympics
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Tokyo organisers 'extremely worried' about impact of coronavirus on 2020 Olympics

Feb 5th 2020, 6:00 PM 2,191 Views 0 Comments

IOC officials say they have ‘full confidence’ that the situation can be addressed.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 20 January, 2020

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics
# 2020 Vision
# 2020 Vision

Team Ireland targeting 'three to five medals' at Tokyo Olympics

Jan 20th 2020, 6:15 PM 4,843 Views 4 Comments

The countdown to the 2020 games is very much underway.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Hockey Ireland call for overhaul of video review system following men's Olympic controversy
# Video Nasty
# Video Nasty

Hockey Ireland call for overhaul of video review system following men's Olympic controversy

Jan 14th 2020, 6:00 PM 4,558 Views 2 Comments

The Irish body have settled on this course of action having come to the conclusion they cannot appeal the result.

# 2020-olympics - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Christmas comes early as Jack Woolley qualifies for 2020 Olympics in taekwondo
# Jack's The Lad
# Jack's The Lad

Christmas comes early as Jack Woolley qualifies for 2020 Olympics in taekwondo

Dec 21st 2019, 10:17 AM 14,517 Views 12 Comments

Dubliner makes history as the first Irish taekwondo athlete to qualify for the Olympics.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 28 October, 2019

Dancer names Irish squad for crucial Olympic qualifier against Canada
# Winner Takes All
# Winner Takes All

Dancer names Irish squad for crucial Olympic qualifier against Canada

Oct 28th 2019, 11:54 AM 6,230 Views 1 Comment

The winner of this Saturday’s two-legged play-off at Donnybrook will qualify for the Tokyo games.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'All I've done is play golf for Ireland so why would that change?' - McIlroy commits to 2020 Olympics
# Pledge Of Allegiance
# Pledge Of Allegiance

'All I've done is play golf for Ireland so why would that change?' - McIlroy commits to 2020 Olympics

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:12 PM 8,969 Views 29 Comments

The 30-year-old pulled out of competing at the Rio Games in 2016.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue
# Olympic Qualifier
# Olympic Qualifier

Home advantage key for Ireland on road to Tokyo but uncertainty remains over venue

Sep 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,630 Views 0 Comments

Sean Dancer’s side will host Canada in November but the team still do not know where the two-legged tie will be played.

# 2020-olympics - Sunday 8 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 8th 2019, 11:54 AM 6,911 Views 0 Comments

The draw takes place in Switzerland tomorrow.

# 2020-olympics - Friday 30 August, 2019

Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw

Aug 30th 2019, 5:41 PM 5,707 Views 2 Comments

Both the men’s and women’s hockey teams will be in the pot on Monday week.

# 2020-olympics - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020
# Olympic Games
# Olympic Games

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Jul 21st 2019, 11:22 AM 4,808 Views 2 Comments

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Ireland at full strength for this weekend's Olympic qualifying tournament
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Ireland at full strength for this weekend's Olympic qualifying tournament

Jul 9th 2019, 12:55 PM 4,101 Views 3 Comments

A place at Tokyo 2020 is on the line in Kazan.

# 2020-olympics - Friday 14 June, 2019

'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here'
# 2020 Olympics
# 2020 Olympics

'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here'

Jun 14th 2019, 4:06 PM 9,624 Views 6 Comments

Ireland begin their quest to qualify for a second consecutive Olympic Games in France on Saturday morning.

# 2020-olympics - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce
# On The Plane
# On The Plane

Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce

May 19th 2019, 3:43 PM 4,291 Views 2 Comments

The race walker will compete at his third Olympics in Tokyo next summer.

# 2020-olympics - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'My first Olympics was absolutely amazing, but this has to be the one'
# Focused
# Focused

'My first Olympics was absolutely amazing, but this has to be the one'

Apr 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 17,110 Views 3 Comments

After winning European bronze last summer, Shane Ryan is focused on making his mark on the Olympic stage in Tokyo.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 15 April, 2019

Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil
# Green Army
# Green Army

Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil

Apr 15th 2019, 9:01 PM 3,535 Views 3 Comments

A brilliant opportunity to support the national hockey team this summer.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Ireland guaranteed inclusion of boxing in 2020 Tokyo Olympics by IOC
# Big Boost
# Big Boost

Ireland guaranteed inclusion of boxing in 2020 Tokyo Olympics by IOC

Apr 10th 2019, 6:00 AM 3,756 Views 1 Comment

There had been considerable doubt cast over the sport’s involvement.

# 2020-olympics - Saturday 16 March, 2019

The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat
# Problems
# Problems

The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat

Mar 16th 2019, 8:30 AM 11,167 Views 3 Comments

Brendan Boyce on the likelihood of the 50k racewalk being eliminated from the Olympic Games.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced
# Home Advantage
# Home Advantage

Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced

Feb 26th 2019, 5:03 PM 2,949 Views 0 Comments

Graham Shaw’s side will begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign against Malaysia in June.

# 2020-olympics - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Sport Ireland confirm long-awaited change to Olympic athlete funding
# Peace Of Mind
# Peace Of Mind

Sport Ireland confirm long-awaited change to Olympic athlete funding

Feb 6th 2019, 2:23 PM 4,488 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s elite athletes have been given a better chance of success.

# 2020-olympics - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot
# Setback
# Setback

Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot

Sep 22nd 2018, 12:56 AM 4,129 Views 0 Comments

With 10 teams competing in today’s event, a top-six finish would have been enough.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I was renting over a pub and Shane moved in... Thankfully now we have our own separate rooms'
# Dynamic Duo
# Dynamic Duo

'I was renting over a pub and Shane moved in... Thankfully now we have our own separate rooms'

Dec 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 17,362 Views 0 Comments

Mark O’Donovan chats to The42 about his various successes with Shane O’Driscoll in 2017 as well as his ambitious plans for 2018.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 27 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 27th 2017, 4:20 PM 8,185 Views 3 Comments

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

# 2020-olympics - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics
# Introducing...
# Introducing...

Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics

Aug 4th 2016, 11:11 AM 3,529 Views 15 Comments

They will be brought in for the 2020 Games after the International Olympic Committee announced the news today.

# 2020-olympics - Monday 18 May, 2015

The Irishman at the top of his game in one of the world's fastest growing watersports
# Wake Up Call
# Wake Up Call

The Irishman at the top of his game in one of the world's fastest growing watersports

May 18th 2015, 7:45 AM 4,569 Views 1 Comment

Dubliner David O’Caoimh is leading the way in wakeboarding here, while there are efforts to get it included in the 2020 Olympics.

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