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#Olympics

# olympics - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships

The 21-year-old was first up and last to qualify today.

# olympics - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign

The Dubliner won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the discipline.

# olympics - Monday 23 September, 2019

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'

In another blow, the IAAF maintained a ban on the Russian athletics federation.

# olympics - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain Blanca Fernández Ochoa

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain

Blanca Fernández Ochoa was last seen on 24 August.

# olympics - Thursday 22 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland only fund Olympic sports where we have the best chance of winning? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland only fund Olympic sports where we have the best chance of winning?

The model has been adopted by other smaller nations.

# olympics - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse? Ireland 2029

Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we look at what the country needs to do to bring more medals home.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's the peak, the pinnacle': What's stopping Ireland from taking home more Olympic medals? Ireland 2029

'It's the peak, the pinnacle': What's stopping Ireland from taking home more Olympic medals?

How can we boost Ireland’s number of podium finishes? We find out more on Ireland 2029.

# olympics - Thursday 15 August, 2019

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together

Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.

# olympics - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Britain to mint 'millions' of commemorative 50p Brexit coins ahead of 31 October Coining It

Britain to mint 'millions' of commemorative 50p Brexit coins ahead of 31 October

The Sunday Telegraph is reporting that Sajid Javid wants production ramped up.

# olympics - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist slams 'racist and a misogynist' Trump and backs equal pay in sport

Carl Lewis also supports the USA women’s soccer team who filed a discrimination lawsuit this year.

# olympics - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret

The Northern Irishman is on home soil for this week’s 148th Open Championship.

# olympics - Monday 15 July, 2019

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short

Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.

# olympics - 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.

# olympics - Monday 17 June, 2019

The gold and silver medalists from the Rio 2016 women's marathon have now been banned for doping

Silver medalist Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has today been suspended for four years having been provisionally banned since last month.

# olympics - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain

The 20km race walker finished in a time of 1:20:50 on Sunday, just inside the qualifying standard time.

# olympics - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

# olympics - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'The IAAF will not drug me' - Semenya lodges appeal over gender ruling to top Switzerland court

The double Olympic 800m champion lost her case against controversial IAAF rules forcing her to lower her testosterone levels.

# olympics - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

The long-running row dividing Irish karate has been resolved

The outcome has been hailed as a step in the right direction for the sport.

# olympics - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Boxing to remain Olympic sport for Tokyo but IOC intend to banish its broken governing body

‘Today’s decision was taken in the interest of the athletes and the sport of boxing,’ IOC president Thomas Bach said in a statement.

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

# olympics - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China

The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.

# olympics - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The 30-year-old was speaking ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park on Tuesday.

# olympics - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday

The Olympic champion is fighting regulations imposed by the IAAF that compel hyperandrogenic athletes.

# olympics - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

# olympics - Thursday 18 April, 2019

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

# olympics - Monday 15 April, 2019

Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil

A brilliant opportunity to support the national hockey team this summer.

# olympics - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Ireland's Finn Lynch finishes fourth in storm-tossed conditions at Palma regatta

The Carlow native narrowly missed out on a podium place after an impressive performance.

# olympics - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe

Tsunekazu Takeda said the decision has ‘nothing to do with the investigation’ and will quit in June.

# olympics - Sunday 10 March, 2019

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23 RIP

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23

Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Kelly Catlin has died, USA Cycling has confirmed.

# olympics - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# olympics - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney

The Irish squad achieved a best-ever finish on the Series in Sydney a fortnight ago.

# olympics - Friday 15 February, 2019

Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline

Caradh O’Donovan, Shauna Mullaney, Lauren Duffy and Paul Brennan are among those who could suffer.

# olympics - Friday 8 February, 2019

All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers

For the 2016 Olympics in Rio, some 30 percent of the silver and bronze in medals came from recycled materials.

# olympics - Friday 1 February, 2019

London Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes banned by CAS

CAS sanctioned a dozen Russian athletes, including an Olympic gold medallist and a two-time world champion.

# olympics - Thursday 6 December, 2018

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months

The Mayo man is now 11-0 as a pro and is bringing a title fight to his hometown tomorrow night.

# olympics - Thursday 29 November, 2018

BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold'

The 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series gets underway in Dubai this weekend.

# olympics - Monday 29 October, 2018

'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'

Aifric Keogh speaks to The42 about the surge of success in Irish rowing.

# olympics - Friday 26 October, 2018

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia Bounce Bounce This post contains videos

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia

The Ireland striker said the Olympic gold medalist’s presence in the A-League was ‘like a kick in the teeth’.

# olympics - Thursday 18 October, 2018

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent Katie Trailer This post contains videos

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent

‘KATIE’ hits Irish cinemas on 26 October.

# olympics - 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.

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