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# peter-coyle - 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.

# peter-coyle - 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.

# peter-coyle - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Several of Ireland's top athletes are being prevented from chasing their Olympic dream. Here's why

Political in-fighting has divided Irish karate for months now.

# peter-coyle - Thursday 1 November, 2018

'I can't understand why this is happening, but it's not in my character to sit by and say nothing'

Caradh O’Donovan, Nicole Perry and Paul Brennan tell The42 about their frustration with the row undermining Irish karate stars’ Olympic dreams.

# peter-coyle - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Irish karate stars' Olympic hopes under threat as power struggle rages on

The current controversy is threatening to derail Karate Ireland’s Tokyo 2020 ambitions.