This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 10 °C Sunday 12 July, 2020

#Olympic Dream

# olympic-dream - Friday 27 March, 2020

Athletes who qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep their place for 2021

The Olympics have been pushed back due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# olympic-dream - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'

Irish middle distance star Nadia Power has enjoyed a meteoric rise, and feels the only way is up from here.

# olympic-dream - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

# olympic-dream - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'I was watching these girls on TV this time last year. Suddenly, you're up on the podium beside them'

It’s been a remarkable rise to the top for leading Irish triathlete Carolyn Hayes, whose Olympic dream is well and truly alive.

# olympic-dream - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Ireland 7s Olympic dream remains intact after men's side secure 2020 World Repechage place

The women’s side crashed out this morning after defeat to England.

# olympic-dream - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

16 sessions per week and spine-tingling feelings on the line: Egan's bid for third time lucky

‘Life is a good teacher, that’s for sure. I’ve learned to deal with these disappointments.’

# olympic-dream - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'I thought I could manage it myself without seeking any proper help and I just made things worse for myself’

Irish canoeist Liam Jegou is aiming towards Tokyo in 2020 after battling a serious injury last year.

# olympic-dream - Saturday 25 June, 2016

'People said ‘are you mad?'' - Ex-hockey star O'Flynn eyes Olympic 7s

The Cork native is part of the Ireland squad striving to secure the last place in Rio.

# olympic-dream - Friday 24 June, 2016

'Seven people on the field, you can't hide or shirk away from your responsibility'

Ireland 7s have their shot at qualifying for the Olympics this weekend.

# olympic-dream - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Ireland 7s a step closer to Rio after streamrolling their way through Division B

Malta, Slovenia and Serbia were all on the losing side against Anthony Eddy’s men today.

# olympic-dream - Saturday 2 June, 2012

London 2012: Evans not interested in making up the numbers

“I don’t want to be the guy who just went to the Olympics, that’s not who I am.” Ireland’s top badminton player talks about his Olympic qualification.

# olympic-dream - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Road to London: No joy for Irish swimmers at British Championships

Sycerika McMahon, Gráinne Murphy and Melanie Nocher couldn’t get themselves close to the medals in London’s Aquatics Centre yesterday.