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# hurdles - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

'I still get nervous when they start putting hurdles on the track. My stomach drops slightly'
# Athletics
# Athletics

'I still get nervous when they start putting hurdles on the track. My stomach drops slightly'

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:32 PM 5,214 Views 3 Comments

Derval O’Rourke’s muscle memory from her time as an athlete is still intact.

# hurdles - Monday 6 January, 2020

Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing
# Hurdles
# Hurdles

Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,846 Views 38 Comments

With a new system to bed in, Johann van Graan laments that he has not been able to maintain a consistent starting XV.

# hurdles - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'My fire had been bright, but it was burning out': Lavin's love for hurdles rekindled
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

'My fire had been bright, but it was burning out': Lavin's love for hurdles rekindled

Jul 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,451 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old track star is enjoying athletics again after a combination of injury and obsession set her back.

# hurdles - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'
# Ireland Scott Talent
# Ireland Scott Talent

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 19,628 Views 2 Comments

The Carlow-sprinter will represent Ireland at senior level for the first time today in Glasgow.

# hurdles - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

Aug 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,316 Views 26 Comments

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

The entire country is now in love with Thomas Barr and his whole family
# Best Barr None
From The Daily Edge
# Best Barr None

The entire country is now in love with Thomas Barr and his whole family

Aug 18th 2016, 5:33 PM 8,596 Views 0 Comments

Best fourth placer ever!

48 seconds from immortality: The biggest day of Thomas Barr's career
# Fear Thar Barr
# Fear Thar Barr

48 seconds from immortality: The biggest day of Thomas Barr's career

Aug 18th 2016, 7:30 AM 33,124 Views 27 Comments

Waterford star set to end Ireland’s 84-year wait for an Olympic track sprint final.

# hurdles - Monday 8 August, 2016

Eat like an Olympian: Derval O'Rourke launches second book
# Fit Foodie
# Fit Foodie

Eat like an Olympian: Derval O'Rourke launches second book

Aug 8th 2016, 5:08 PM 5,664 Views 2 Comments

The former Olympian and new mother has adapted well to life after athletics.

# hurdles - Friday 10 July, 2015

400m hurdle gold for Waterford's Thomas Barr at World University Games
# Deise Dash
# Deise Dash

400m hurdle gold for Waterford's Thomas Barr at World University Games

Jul 10th 2015, 12:00 PM 15,520 Views 17 Comments

The University of Limerick man finished in a time of 48,78 seconds.

# hurdles - Sunday 8 March, 2015

'There's just too much at stake for jockeys to really enjoy Cheltenham'
# Hurdles
# Hurdles

'There's just too much at stake for jockeys to really enjoy Cheltenham'

Mar 8th 2015, 10:52 AM 10,190 Views 5 Comments

With more riders but fewer runners, life isn’t simple for freelancers like Dougie Costello.

# hurdles - Friday 30 January, 2015

Google has explained why it pulled the plug (for now) on Google Glass
# Turn Off And On Again
From TheJournal.ie
# Turn Off And On Again

Google has explained why it pulled the plug (for now) on Google Glass

Jan 30th 2015, 3:40 PM 15,071 Views 11 Comments

The company held its earnings call last night, where it failed to meet analysts’ expectations for the fifth quarter in a row.

# hurdles - Friday 11 July, 2014

Thomas Barr stuns reigning world champion to clinch 400m hurdles crown
# World Beater
# World Beater

Thomas Barr stuns reigning world champion to clinch 400m hurdles crown

Jul 11th 2014, 7:36 PM 7,835 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford native broke the Irish record back in May and continues to impress on the track.

# hurdles - Monday 23 June, 2014

20 pictures that celebrate Derval O'Rourke's brilliant hurdling career
# Hurdle Heroine
# Hurdle Heroine

20 pictures that celebrate Derval O'Rourke's brilliant hurdling career

Jun 23rd 2014, 12:20 PM 4,966 Views 10 Comments

Ireland’s most fierce track competitor hung up her spikes this morning. Here are some of her finest moments.

# hurdles - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Weightlifting, walking and getting lapped by 80-year-olds: How Derval recovered
# Interview
# Interview

Weightlifting, walking and getting lapped by 80-year-olds: How Derval recovered

May 10th 2014, 9:05 AM 4,943 Views 8 Comments

The hurdler has had to learn to walk (and swim) before she can run again.

# hurdles - Thursday 8 May, 2014

'It's frustrating to have only four medals, there's one missing' -- Derval O'Rourke
# Collect Them All
# Collect Them All

'It's frustrating to have only four medals, there's one missing' -- Derval O'Rourke

May 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 19,642 Views 10 Comments

The Cork hurdler is hoping to be back on the podium in Zurich this August, but has had to push her competitive return back by a month.

# hurdles - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

It's raining, so here's a clip of Michelle Jenneke falling over
# Aussie Aussie Aussie
# Aussie Aussie Aussie

It's raining, so here's a clip of Michelle Jenneke falling over

Oct 16th 2013, 11:01 AM 5,664 Views 1 Comment

She broke the hurdle. Broke it in two.

# hurdles - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as Yanit handed doping ban
# Doping Ban
# Doping Ban

Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as Yanit handed doping ban

Aug 28th 2013, 1:05 PM 14,107 Views 24 Comments

Athletics Ireland contact European bosses to clarify the implications of Nevin Yanit’s two-year ban for Derval O’Rourke.

# hurdles - Friday 3 May, 2013

Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as rival charged with doping
# Upgrade
# Upgrade

Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as rival charged with doping

May 3rd 2013, 4:51 PM 19,400 Views 17 Comments

Nevin Yanit won the European title in Gothenburg in March

# hurdles - Sunday 31 March, 2013

‘I find it hard not to take it personally’ — Derval O’Rourke ‘disappointed’ by grants cut
# Financial Hurdles
# Financial Hurdles

‘I find it hard not to take it personally’ — Derval O’Rourke ‘disappointed’ by grants cut

Mar 31st 2013, 8:35 AM 22,976 Views 75 Comments

The Cork athlete was granted just €12,000 this year.

# hurdles - Friday 1 March, 2013

Indoor Championships: O'Rourke eases through 60m heat
# Gothenburg
# Gothenburg

Indoor Championships: O'Rourke eases through 60m heat

Mar 1st 2013, 10:44 AM 4,041 Views 6 Comments

The Cork athlete came second in her heat this morning, clocking a season’s best time in the process.

# hurdles - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Internet sensation and dancing hurdler Michelle Jenneke does her warm-up dance for the Swimsuit Issue
# Viral
# Viral

Internet sensation and dancing hurdler Michelle Jenneke does her warm-up dance for the Swimsuit Issue

Feb 12th 2013, 7:45 PM 14,513 Views 2 Comments

‘It’s a normal film!’

# hurdles - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Derval O'Rourke hurdles to victory in National League Final
# Winning Ways
# Winning Ways

Derval O'Rourke hurdles to victory in National League Final

Aug 19th 2012, 7:27 PM 1,601 Views 2 Comments

The Cork athlete was a surprise inclusion in the field at Tullamore Harriers’ stadium.

# hurdles - Monday 6 August, 2012

Derval O'Rourke qualifies for 100m Hurdles semi-final
# London 2012
# London 2012

Derval O'Rourke qualifies for 100m Hurdles semi-final

Aug 6th 2012, 12:28 PM 7,254 Views 4 Comments

The Cork athlete recorded a season’s best time of 12.91 and paid credit to her training partner, our very own Ails McSweeney.

# hurdles - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

VIDEO: A day in the life of Lolo Jones
# Committed
# Committed

VIDEO: A day in the life of Lolo Jones

Jul 18th 2012, 10:30 PM 950 Views 0 Comments

The American Olympian is the subject of a stylish little featurette.

# hurdles - Friday 13 July, 2012

Young Irish track stars progress to world championship semi-finals
# English Glee
# English Glee

Young Irish track stars progress to world championship semi-finals

Jul 13th 2012, 3:48 PM 433 Views 0 Comments

Mark English and Sarah Lavin will hope to make it through to the final of their respective events on Saturday evening.

# hurdles - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Hurdles: O'Rourke quietly confident in Olympic build-up
# Focus
# Focus

Hurdles: O'Rourke quietly confident in Olympic build-up

Feb 21st 2012, 2:04 PM 345 Views 1 Comment

London 2012 is ‘the one you wanna nail’ says Derval O’Rourke, but for the moment the Douglas athlete is concentrating on her next hurdle in Istanbul.