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#John Treacy

# john-treacy - Friday 30 November, 2018

Sport Ireland 'deeply concerned' as boxing plans for 2020 Olympics put on hold

John Treacy said the current situation ‘creates great uncertainty for the outstanding athletes within Ireland’s boxing high performance programme’.

# john-treacy - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'

Sport Ireland are among those to join opposition to WADA’s plan to reinstate Russia.

# john-treacy - Friday 2 February, 2018

Sport Ireland must wait on IRFU invitation to carry out anti-doping in schools rugby

Dr Una May, head of Sport Ireland’s anti-doping, says it is now considered a ‘high risk’ area.’

# john-treacy - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Sport Ireland chief makes funding warning amid Irish boxing row

John Treacy has called on the Irish Amateur Boxing Association to resolve its problems swiftly.

# john-treacy - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'It's quite clear they didn't deliver': Treacy defends decision to slash boxing funding after Rio disaster

Former Olympian Darren O’Neill has welcomed the ‘hard-hitting’ report into the disaster in Rio.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses'

Sport Ireland’s 212-page ‘Rio Review’ was published today.

# john-treacy - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The man behind the suits: John Treacy keeping Irish sport on track two decades on

The Olympic silver medallist is about to begin the last cycle of his position at the head of Irish sport.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'You don't go to European Championships to race a Kenyan team. It's fundamentally wrong'

Athletics Ireland have expressed its concern over the IAAF’s eligibility rules.

# john-treacy - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Huge boost for Irish cricket as €600,000 training facility to be built at Sports Campus

Work will begin on the centre in January 2017.

# john-treacy - Friday 8 April, 2016

'It's a long road they'd have to travel': why MMA is not recognised by Sport Ireland MMA

'It's a long road they'd have to travel': why MMA is not recognised by Sport Ireland

Sport Ireland has been conducting anti-doping tests on Irish MMA fighters even though the sport isn’t yet recognised by the body.

# john-treacy - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015

Two of the three positive tests last year were for a cocaine metabolite, and one of those cases is still pending.

# john-treacy - Friday 6 November, 2015

From Historians may have discovered a mass grave from the Spanish Armada Co Clare

Historians may have discovered a mass grave from the Spanish Armada

The find comes as part of a project designed to find the wreck of the San Marcos galleon

# john-treacy - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

The Irish gender gap in sport and exercise is getting smaller

Almost 1.7 million Irish adults take part in sport on a weekly basis, according to the latest Sports Council study.

# john-treacy - Friday 25 October, 2013

Adult participation in sport in Ireland continues to rise

However, participation is falling dramatically among 16-19 year olds.

# john-treacy - Thursday 15 August, 2013

'A lot of people don't see those hard sessions in the winter time' - Treacy pays tribute to tireless Heffernan

The former athlete and Olympic silver medallist described the Irish race walker’s achievement as “payback” for his hard work.

# john-treacy - Sunday 24 March, 2013

21 signs you're a sports fan from Waterford

Go on the Deise boy.

# john-treacy - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid

When L.A last hosted the Games, Ronald Reagan was US President, Russians boycotted and Like A Virgin topped the charts.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'

The CEO also hit back at critics of the Irish athletes’ efforts.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Irish Olympic glories relived: The little man with the big heart Nostalgia This post contains videos

Irish Olympic glories relived: The little man with the big heart

John Treacy’s silver medal at the 1984 Games is one of the most fascinating pieces of Irish sporting television.

# john-treacy - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Blueprint for athletic success taking shape, says Jones London 2012 This post contains videos

Blueprint for athletic success taking shape, says Jones

WATCH: Ireland is making “huge strides” in coaching and support services, says high performance expert Chris Jones.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Brogan, Delany, Treacy to carry Olympic torch

The Olympic Council of Ireland has confirmed 34 of the 41 torchbearers who will carry the Olympic flame during its visit to Dublin.

# john-treacy - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Taking one for the team: Sports Council budget reduced for 2012

The Irish Sports Council must continue to tighten its belt for the foreseeable future with a further €1.5million reduction on their budget.

# john-treacy - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012

The Irish Sports Council today revealed details of a “very significant investment package for our top athletes” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.

# john-treacy - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Show me the money: Sports Council announces funding for 2011 season

Around €7.8million will be invested in the country’s high-performance athletes ahead of the London Olympics next year.