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#Scott Evans

# scott-evans - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'

The 30-year old, three-time Olympian announced his retirement on Tuesday.

# scott-evans - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'I don't have the same desire as before': Three-time Irish Olympian Scott Evans to retire

The 30-year-old made history in Rio, but will now bow out after next week’s Team European Championships.

# scott-evans - Monday 21 August, 2017

Donegal siblings reach Badminton World Championships last 32 as Scott Evans suffers narrow defeat

Evans narrowly lost to Shi Yuqi, who is ranked 89 places above the Dubliner.

# scott-evans - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Scott Evans is angry

The Irish badminton star wants his sport to appear on TV more than just every four years.

# scott-evans - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Resilient Evans prevails on memorable day for Ireland at European Championships

Chloe Magee and Sam Magee were victors in the mixed doubles while Rachael Darragh won her first-round clash in the women’s singles.

'I look at other guys who have won medals and think 'if he can do it I can definitely do it''

Scott Evans begins his eighth European Championships campaign later today, and the three-time Olympian has never been in a better frame of mind to win a first major medal.

# scott-evans - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age?

Irish Olympian Scott Evans believes a better system could promote more talent.

# scott-evans - Saturday 24 December, 2016

We took on 3-time Olympian Scott Evans at badminton... and it went as well as you might expect

But Steve O’Rourke did manage to score a point on Evans.

# scott-evans - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign

Ireland’s number one reflects on a historic Olympics, explains why he is weighing up his options and opens up on the camaraderie in the Irish camp.

# scott-evans - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

The Irish hockey team went 'Full Evans' at the badminton tonight

Hockey team show their support as Scott Evans bows out in the last 16.

# scott-evans - Monday 15 August, 2016

Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history

The Dubliner was defeated by Viktor Axelsen of Denmark this evening.

# scott-evans - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!'

Scott Evans has joked that a victory against the world number four could prompt him to bare all.

Scott Evans spoils favela fairytale to deliver his greatest night

Evans extends his historic run to book place in the badminton knockout rounds.

More topless celebrations as Ireland's Scott Evans qualifies for badminton knockout stages

The Dubliner now faces into a round of 16 clash on Monday.

# scott-evans - Friday 12 August, 2016

'We decided to go 100% full speed': How Scott Evans scored his first Olympic win Served Cold This post contains videos

'We decided to go 100% full speed': How Scott Evans scored his first Olympic win

Ireland’s top badminton player can book a place in the last 16 with a win against Ygor Coelho de Oliveira on Saturday.

Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match

The Dubliner can seal early progression from his group with a win over a home favourite tomorrow.

# scott-evans - Monday 18 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Scott Evans

We kick off our athlete-by-athlete look at Ireland’s Olympic team with the country’s top badminton player.

# scott-evans - Friday 20 May, 2016

Team Ireland beginning to take shape as badminton stars secure Olympic qualification

Scott Evans and Chloe Magee become the latest Irish athletes to secure their place in Rio.

# scott-evans - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee will have a shot at a European medal tomorrow

Magees set for medal battle against Niclas Nohr and Sara Thygesen of Denmark.

# scott-evans - Monday 18 January, 2016

A day in the life: Ireland's greatest ever badminton player Scott Evans

We asked this two-time Olympian how he structures his training days.

# scott-evans - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Evans into World Championship last 16 (and he's up against the world's best player next)

Dubliner won the last 11 points to beat David Obernosterer 21-7, 21-18 in Copenhagen today.

# scott-evans - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Third time lucky? Scott Evans ready to face number 1 Lee Chong Wei at Worlds

Scott Evans is out to take a major scalp in the opening round of the World Badminton Championships on Monday.

# scott-evans - Monday 11 February, 2013

Modern pentathlon, badminton face the chop in 2020 Olympic vote

Some of Ireland’s top athletes will be watching tomorrow’s IOC deliberations anxiously.

# scott-evans - Sunday 30 December, 2012

After the gold rush: Evans braves risk to bring home reward

After the disappointment of defeat in London, Scott Evans knew he needed a change. He just didn’t know where it would take him.

# scott-evans - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title

The Irish Olympian also won the mixed doubles with her brother Sam Magee.

# scott-evans - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Scott Evans wins Irish Open badminton title

Chloe Magee was unlucky to lose out in the Women’s Singles Final in Baldoyle this afternoon.

# scott-evans - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Evans and Magee advance to the finals of Irish Open

The Olympic badminton stars will face French and Danish opponents in Sunday title deciders.

# scott-evans - Friday 7 December, 2012

Badminton: Change as good as a rest for Evans

London Olympians Scott Evans and Chloe Magee both begin their singles challenge on day two of the Carlton Irish Open in Baldoyle.

# scott-evans - Friday 30 November, 2012

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Movember power rankings: this year's best sporting mos, #20-#11

As we bid farewell to facial hair for another 11 mo-free months, we count down the sport stars who really impressed us this Movember.

# scott-evans - Saturday 10 November, 2012

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Movember power rankings: the top 10 sporting mos (so far)

Despite his outrageous handlebar, Padraig Harrington’s still smiling. He must have seen this week’s Movember leaderboard.

# scott-evans - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Heartbreak as Magee crashes out in three-game thriller

Chloe Magee lost 16-21 21-18 21-14 against Pi Hongyan of France in her qualification decider this afternoon.

# scott-evans - Monday 30 July, 2012

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Olympic Village: Day Three, wrap

There were a number of big surprises and some good news for Team Ireland today.

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As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 3

Yes, the weekend may be over, but the Olympic Games are just warming up. Here is all the good stuff that unfolded on Day Three.

I didn't bring my A game, admits Scott Evans after badminton exit

“I’m getting goosebumps just thinking about it now,” the Dubliner admitted after a memorable reception at Wembley.

Olympic Breakfast: Lochte, Franklin ready to make London their own

What to see and what to skip? When are the Irish in action? Here’s our guide to all the action on day three in London.

# scott-evans - Monday 23 July, 2012

London 2012: Evans drawn against world's top player

The Dubliner has been drawn against world number one and Olympic champion Lin Dan of China.

# scott-evans - 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.

# scott-evans - Friday 1 June, 2012

Great Scott! 'Delighted' Evans qualifies for London 2012

Irish number one Scott Evans will compete in the men’s badminton singles in London this summer.

# scott-evans - Friday 4 May, 2012

On the plane: Ireland's Chloe Magee qualifies for Olympics

The star faces an anxious wait to see if she has also qualified for the mixed doubles event.

# scott-evans - Saturday 25 February, 2012

2012 Olympics: Evans finding his feet on the rocky road to London

Ireland’s top badminton player Scott Evans talks to about his Olympic preparations and how one silly mistake seems to have changed everything for the better.