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#Jason Smyth

# jason-smyth - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Gold for Ireland as Smyth sets championship record to clinch World 100m title
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

Gold for Ireland as Smyth sets championship record to clinch World 100m title

Nov 13th 2019, 3:51 PM 4,278 Views 6 Comments

The Derryman stormed to victory at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.

# jason-smyth - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Make mine a double! Ireland's Jason Smyth delivers another sprint gold with superb 100m display
# Relentless
# Relentless

Make mine a double! Ireland's Jason Smyth delivers another sprint gold with superb 100m display

Aug 23rd 2018, 7:41 PM 4,520 Views 1 Comment

The Derry native picked up another victory in Berlin.

# jason-smyth - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Make it a triple! Orla Barry grabs gold to complete superb day for Ireland at Europeans
# Winner Winner Winner
# Winner Winner Winner

Make it a triple! Orla Barry grabs gold to complete superb day for Ireland at Europeans

Aug 21st 2018, 9:00 PM 4,455 Views 1 Comment

Jason Smyth and Greta Streimikyte also claimed gold medals for Ireland in their respective events.

Unstoppable! Jason Smyth sets new championship record to claim 200m European gold
# You Are Gold
# You Are Gold

Unstoppable! Jason Smyth sets new championship record to claim 200m European gold

Aug 21st 2018, 7:09 PM 5,473 Views 6 Comments

Greta Streimikyte also won a gold medal for Ireland in the T13 1500m final.

# jason-smyth - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing'
# Underappreciated
# Underappreciated

'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing'

Aug 16th 2018, 4:52 PM 30,528 Views 10 Comments

Ahead of next week’s European Championships, Jason Smyth discusses the pros and cons of being the fastest Paralympian on the planet.

# jason-smyth - Monday 25 December, 2017

'We always look at people with disabilities and think about what they can't do'
# Goldsmyth
# Goldsmyth

'We always look at people with disabilities and think about what they can't do'

Dec 25th 2017, 11:59 AM 6,495 Views 11 Comments

Jason Smyth on embracing challenges and change as he enters the twilight of his career.

# jason-smyth - Friday 24 November, 2017

'I got far more British media coverage than I did in Ireland'
# Support
# Support

'I got far more British media coverage than I did in Ireland'

Nov 24th 2017, 9:15 AM 49,418 Views 24 Comments

Jason Smyth is not sure Paralympic athletes get the credit they deserve.

# jason-smyth - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Make it a double! Untouchable Jason Smyth storms to fifth World Championship gold
# Never In Doubt
# Never In Doubt

Make it a double! Untouchable Jason Smyth storms to fifth World Championship gold

Jul 18th 2017, 9:20 PM 6,937 Views 16 Comments

The Derry sprinter adds the T13 200m title to the 100m crown he won on Sunday, while Paul Keogan finished seventh in his final.

# jason-smyth - Monday 17 July, 2017

Watch: Untouchable Smyth and McKillop deliver double gold for Ireland in 10 minutes
# Gold Rush
# Gold Rush

Watch: Untouchable Smyth and McKillop deliver double gold for Ireland in 10 minutes

Jul 17th 2017, 11:39 AM 10,907 Views 6 Comments

It was another memorable night at London’s Olympic Stadium.

# jason-smyth - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year
# Uncommon People
From TheJournal.ie
# Uncommon People

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year

Dec 3rd 2016, 11:00 PM 14,053 Views 25 Comments

The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.

# jason-smyth - Friday 9 September, 2016

'It's like a fairytale to keep coming to these major championships and winning gold'
# Fairytale Finish
# Fairytale Finish

'It's like a fairytale to keep coming to these major championships and winning gold'

Sep 9th 2016, 6:51 PM 9,679 Views 10 Comments

Jason Smyth has got Ireland up and running at the Rio Paralympics.

Sensational Jason Smyth storms to fifth Paralympic gold medal in Rio
# Gold Rush
# Gold Rush

Sensational Jason Smyth storms to fifth Paralympic gold medal in Rio

Sep 9th 2016, 3:11 PM 68,257 Views 76 Comments

A third straight 100m title for the Irish sprinter.

# jason-smyth - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Easy as you like! Jason Smyth's bid for a fifth Paralympic gold got off to a flier tonight
# Untouchable
# Untouchable

Easy as you like! Jason Smyth's bid for a fifth Paralympic gold got off to a flier tonight

Sep 8th 2016, 11:53 PM 6,008 Views 1 Comment

The fastest Paralympian on the planet eased into Friday’s final.

'I'm not better than anyone else, I've just worked hard and been lucky it has paid off'
# Interview
# Interview

'I'm not better than anyone else, I've just worked hard and been lucky it has paid off'

Sep 8th 2016, 9:15 PM 9,797 Views 5 Comments

Jason Smyth goes in search of a FIFTH Paralympic gold medal tonight.

# jason-smyth - Monday 5 September, 2016

Smyth's double to Rohan's road triumph: 6 of the best moments from London 2012
# Paralympics
# Paralympics

Smyth's double to Rohan's road triumph: 6 of the best moments from London 2012

Sep 5th 2016, 3:17 PM 1,580 Views 1 Comment

The Rio Games begin on Wednesday.

# jason-smyth - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Jason Smyth made his latest 100m world title win look far too easy
# Gold
# Gold

Jason Smyth made his latest 100m world title win look far too easy

Oct 24th 2015, 5:14 PM 20,353 Views 28 Comments

Smyth celebrates another gold before dashing home for the birth of his child.

# jason-smyth - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Slaughtneil success and a cup final -- Derry's 2014 sporting highlights
# County Highlights
# County Highlights

Slaughtneil success and a cup final -- Derry's 2014 sporting highlights

Dec 27th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,496 Views 1 Comment

Jason Smyth lit up the Paralympics world yet again this year.

# jason-smyth - Thursday 21 August, 2014

We'll Leave it There So: Medal glory for Irish Paralympians, Balotelli Liverpool-bound and all today’s sport
# Thursday
# Thursday

We'll Leave it There So: Medal glory for Irish Paralympians, Balotelli Liverpool-bound and all today’s sport

Aug 21st 2014, 8:23 PM 11,585 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Martin O’Neill discussed Jack Grealish’s Ireland future as he named a 36-man squad.

It's gold again for unstoppable Jason Smyth at the European Paralympics
# Mine's A Double
# Mine's A Double

It's gold again for unstoppable Jason Smyth at the European Paralympics

Aug 21st 2014, 5:47 PM 8,478 Views 8 Comments

“Delighted” Orla Barry takes discus silver on another medal-heavy day for Ireland in Swansea.

# jason-smyth - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

We’ll Leave it There So: Smyth's gold, Dublin's oligarch and all today's sport
# Tuesday
# Tuesday

We’ll Leave it There So: Smyth's gold, Dublin's oligarch and all today's sport

Aug 19th 2014, 8:04 PM 10,423 Views 1 Comment

But the kettle on for a hot cup of sports news.

# jason-smyth - Monday 18 August, 2014

Jason Smyth taken aback by classification change, but still aiming for the top at IPC Championships
# Speed King
# Speed King

Jason Smyth taken aback by classification change, but still aiming for the top at IPC Championships

Aug 18th 2014, 3:25 PM 3,940 Views 2 Comments

“Since the last time I was classified my eyesight has got worse which is never what you want to hear.”

# jason-smyth - Friday 20 December, 2013

11 of Derry's best sporting moments in 2013
# County Highlights
# County Highlights

11 of Derry's best sporting moments in 2013

Dec 20th 2013, 9:00 AM 1,766 Views 1 Comment

What sort of year was it for the Oak Leaf County?

# jason-smyth - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Paralympic changes are bad news for Smyth and McKillop
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

Paralympic changes are bad news for Smyth and McKillop

Jul 30th 2013, 8:13 PM 2,572 Views 1 Comment

The double champions in London will be unable to defend their 200 and 800 metre titles respectively.

# jason-smyth - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Orla Barry secures silver medal at world championships
# Winning
# Winning

Orla Barry secures silver medal at world championships

Jul 27th 2013, 2:12 PM 1,669 Views 3 Comments

Ireland now have five medals in total at the event, following the athlete’s triumph in the F57/58 Discus.

# jason-smyth - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships
# Double Up
# Double Up

Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships

Jul 25th 2013, 6:23 PM 2,169 Views 15 Comments

A storming run of 10.61 seconds gave the Paralympic Champion 100m Gold.

# jason-smyth - Monday 22 July, 2013

Here's how Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth won World Championship gold yesterday
# Gold Rush
# Gold Rush

Here's how Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth won World Championship gold yesterday

Jul 22nd 2013, 11:30 AM 1,254 Views 0 Comments

The Irish pair were in blistering form in Lyon.

# jason-smyth - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Jason Smyth adds world champion to his CV with record equalling time
# Speed King
# Speed King

Jason Smyth adds world champion to his CV with record equalling time

Jul 21st 2013, 4:46 PM 8,029 Views 12 Comments

The Derry sprinter came close to breaking his own PB over 200 metres in Lyon today.

# jason-smyth - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Ireland's Jason Smyth, the world's fastest Paralympian, left baffled by London snub
# Ignored
# Ignored

Ireland's Jason Smyth, the world's fastest Paralympian, left baffled by London snub

Apr 24th 2013, 1:05 PM 8,258 Views 4 Comments

Despite being one of the London Games’ most outstanding performers, he’s not on the bill for the anniversary event.

# jason-smyth - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics

Dec 30th 2012, 8:30 AM 16,649 Views 9 Comments

The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.

# jason-smyth - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Essential Follows: Here are 50 other sports personalities to follow on Twitter
# Recommended
# Recommended

Essential Follows: Here are 50 other sports personalities to follow on Twitter

Dec 23rd 2012, 10:30 AM 6,856 Views 1 Comment

Aside from GAA, rugby and soccer, here are the athletes and sports journalists we recommend following.

# jason-smyth - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Just rewards: Rob Heffernan named Athlete of the Year
# Accolade
# Accolade

Just rewards: Rob Heffernan named Athlete of the Year

Nov 18th 2012, 12:34 PM 1,256 Views 2 Comments

The athlete has been recognised for his standout performance at the Olympics.

# jason-smyth - Sunday 16 September, 2012

The sporting tweets of the week: Rory meets a new friend
# Twittersphere
# Twittersphere

The sporting tweets of the week: Rory meets a new friend

Sep 16th 2012, 10:30 AM 2,433 Views 4 Comments

This week, Joey Barton gives his thoughts on Hillsborough and Jason Smyth weighs in on the debate over his nationality.

# jason-smyth - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics
# Top Of The World
# Top Of The World

Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics

Sep 12th 2012, 3:53 PM 7,052 Views 14 Comments

We’ve crunched through the Paralympics medal table to reveal just how well Ireland really did…

# jason-smyth - Friday 7 September, 2012

Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status

Sep 7th 2012, 11:25 PM 8,004 Views 17 Comments

The sprinter, along with Mark Rohan and Catherine O’Neill, added to Ireland’s medal haul today.

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style
# Legend
# Legend

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style

Sep 7th 2012, 8:44 PM 10,710 Views 25 Comments

The Irish athlete recorded a time of 21.05 at the Olympic Stadium tonight.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
From TheJournal.ie
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Sep 7th 2012, 8:42 AM 7,712 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Friday.

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double

Sep 7th 2012, 7:20 AM 2,643 Views 4 Comments

We also have news of the other Irish athletes in action as the Games’ end comes into sight.

# jason-smyth - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London
# Paralympics 2012
# Paralympics 2012

Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London

Sep 6th 2012, 2:10 PM 4,837 Views 5 Comments

The 100m T13 champion even managed to ease up 20 metres from the line.

# jason-smyth - Monday 3 September, 2012

Top bracket: Smyth happy to be among sprinting elite
# World's Fastest
# World's Fastest

Top bracket: Smyth happy to be among sprinting elite

Sep 3rd 2012, 11:35 AM 809 Views 1 Comment

Derry’s gold medallist has espoused the advantages of training in the US before defending his 200 metre title this week.

# jason-smyth - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Taoiseach congratulates Paralympic athletes on winning gold
# Paralympics
From TheJournal.ie
# Paralympics

Taoiseach congratulates Paralympic athletes on winning gold

Sep 2nd 2012, 10:03 AM 4,320 Views 22 Comments

Enda Kenny said the athletes had “done their country, family and Team Ireland proud”.

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