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#Olympic Dream

# olympic-dream - Thursday 18 March, 2021

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'

Mar 18th 2021, 3:36 PM 2,802 Views 2 Comments

Irish taekwondo athlete Jack Woolley has already written history, but he’s eyeing more – and the biggest prize in the world.

# olympic-dream - Friday 27 March, 2020

Athletes who qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep their place for 2021
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

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

Mar 27th 2020, 11:31 AM 953 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Rising Star
# Rising Star

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

Feb 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 6,267 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Dream Come True
# Dream Come True

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

Oct 15th 2019, 4:58 PM 4,468 Views 2 Comments

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'
# 2020 Vision
# 2020 Vision

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 3:24 PM 7,397 Views 1 Comment

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
# Still Standing
# Still Standing

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

Updated Jul 14th 2019, 5:14 PM 14,276 Views 7 Comments

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
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

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

Apr 23rd 2019, 8:41 AM 6,436 Views 1 Comment

‘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’
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

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

Jun 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 4,028 Views 1 Comment

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
# Crossover Athlete
# Crossover Athlete

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

Jun 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,409 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

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

Jun 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,318 Views 7 Comments

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
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

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

Jun 21st 2015, 7:10 PM 7,604 Views 6 Comments

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
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

London 2012: Evans not interested in making up the numbers

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:30 AM 2,032 Views 1 Comment

“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
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

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

Mar 6th 2012, 11:46 AM 410 Views 0 Comments

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