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#2020 Olympics

# 2020-olympics - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Coe: Postponing Olympics saves athletes from mental turmoil

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'

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

Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy confirmed so this morning.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The draw takes place in Switzerland tomorrow.

# 2020-olympics - Friday 30 August, 2019

Ireland's potential Olympic qualifier opponents confirmed ahead of draw

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

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

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'

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

# 2020-olympics - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak Fukushima

Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak

A costly untested subterranean ice wall be constructed in a desperate step to stop the leaks after repeated failures by the plant’s operator.

# 2020-olympics - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike

Armen Nazaryan is making the stance in protest at wrestling being dumped from the 2020 Olympics.

# 2020-olympics - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

If the IOC board had looked at these 10 photos this morning, wrestling would be safe

Officials voted to cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympics earlier today.

And the loser is... IOC board want to axe wrestling from 2020 Olympics

Associated Press reports that wrestling will be dropped by the executive board of the International Olympic Committee.

# 2020-olympics - 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.

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