# Scott Evans

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# Retirement Age
'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.
# hanging up his shirt
'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.
# badminton
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.
# Madminton
Scott Evans is angry
The Irish badminton star wants his sport to appear on TV more than just every four years.
# Three from Three
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.
# the next step
'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.
# Better way
Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age?
Irish Olympian Scott Evans believes a better system could promote more talent.
# Last to be picked
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.
# Interview
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.
# Shirts Off
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.
# Report
Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history
The Dubliner was defeated by Viktor Axelsen of Denmark this evening.
# the full monty
'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.
# great scott
Scott Evans spoils favela fairytale to deliver his greatest night
Evans extends his historic run to book place in the badminton knockout rounds.
# what a racket
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.
# served cold
'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.
# History
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.
# The Jerries
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.
# On the plane
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.
# badminton
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.
# A Day in the Life
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.
# Top of the Bill
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.
# badminton
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.
# 2020 vision
Modern pentathlon, badminton face the chop in 2020 Olympic vote
Some of Ireland’s top athletes will be watching tomorrow’s IOC deliberations anxiously.
# Interview
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.
# double joy
Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title
The Irish Olympian also won the mixed doubles with her brother Sam Magee.
# unbridled
Scott Evans wins Irish Open badminton title
Chloe Magee was unlucky to lose out in the Women’s Singles Final in Baldoyle this afternoon.
# Net gains
Evans and Magee advance to the finals of Irish Open
The Olympic badminton stars will face French and Danish opponents in Sunday title deciders.
# Irish Open
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.
# Mo Bros
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.
# Mo Bros
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.
# London 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.
# Review
Olympic Village: Day Three, wrap
There were a number of big surprises and some good news for Team Ireland today.
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.
# Reaction
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.
# London 2012
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.
# London 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.
# Olympic Dream
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.
# London 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.
# success
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.
# Interview
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.