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#SPORT IRELAND

# sport-ireland - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Sport Ireland claims 'drip feed' of media reports about FAI is harming attempts to reform organisation Kieran Mulvey

Sport Ireland claims 'drip feed' of media reports about FAI is harming attempts to reform organisation

It follows another revelation about the FAI and its former CEO.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'The beginning of the end for the old FAI'- Dramatic day sends crisis-hit Association into endgame

The drama unfolded before today’s Oireachtas Committee meeting, and from there a very bad day got worse for the FAI.

From TheJournal.ie Niall Quinn says renaming the FAI might help reform the organisation and 'regain trust' Fai Overhaul

Niall Quinn says renaming the FAI might help reform the organisation and 'regain trust'

Quinn met with politicians and members of the local football groups in Leinster House today.

Chair of Oireachtas Committee calls for entire FAI board to resign

Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd believes a ‘full forensic audit’ of the association’s finances is necessary.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today John Delaney

Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today

Last week, the FAI appeared before the committee.

# sport-ireland - Monday 15 April, 2019

FAI subject to 'substantial' enquiries from Office for Director of Corporate Enforcement

Sport Ireland are also refusing to rule out a wide-scale, independent audit of the beleaguered football body.

# sport-ireland - Sunday 14 April, 2019

FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues'

A statement released tonight failed to mention under-fire former CEO John Delaney.

# sport-ireland - Friday 12 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't think anybody would be satisfied by it': Leo Varadkar on John Delaney's Oireachtas appearance Answers

'I don't think anybody would be satisfied by it': Leo Varadkar on John Delaney's Oireachtas appearance

Leo Varadkar said the FAI was answerable to the ODCE which has questions that need to be answered.

Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI

Sport Ireland announced on Tuesday that they were to cease providing grants to Irish football.

'We’ve about 50 clubs back - it’s not positive': Leinster clubs voice their concerns over FAI board

Leinster Senior League chairman David Moran has called on the FAI to restore the public’s confidence in the organisation.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Sport Ireland has decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI

The body said the FAI did not comply with Sport Ireland’s Terms & Conditions of Grant Approval.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'If you don't regulate the FAI, who does?': Sport Ireland faces questions over FAI and the €100k loan John Treacy

'If you don't regulate the FAI, who does?': Sport Ireland faces questions over FAI and the €100k loan

Sport Ireland, which provides funding each year to the FAI, said it isn’t satisfied with what the FAI has said so far.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Sport Ireland says FAI 'has not sufficiently explained' the €100k John Delaney loan SPORT IRELAND

Sport Ireland says FAI 'has not sufficiently explained' the €100k John Delaney loan

Sport Ireland will appear before an Oireachtas Committee tomorrow.

# sport-ireland - Monday 25 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Paschal Donohoe says John Delaney deserves 'due process' - but says funding of new role needs clarity FAI

Paschal Donohoe says John Delaney deserves 'due process' - but says funding of new role needs clarity

Delaney is set to take up a position as the FAI’s Executive Vice-President.

# sport-ireland - Saturday 23 March, 2019

'I said, 'No way, I'll be 42 years of age' and here I am, going to Tokyo - I can't wait'

Still without a National Indoor Velodrome on these shores, Eve McCrystal continues to break boundaries alongside Katie-George Dunlevy.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan

Sport Ireland yesterday said it was seeking ‘urgent clarification’ regarding a €100,000 loan provided to the FAI.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI

The statutory authority is seeking an explanation for a loan provided by the FAI’s CEO two years ago.

# sport-ireland - Friday 8 March, 2019

From 'not ok' barriers to breaking down more and more for go-getter Cantwell

The former Ireland rugby star has been appointed chair of Sport Ireland’s Women in Sport steering committee.

# sport-ireland - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Ex-Ireland international and full-time lead to pioneer new Women in Sport policy

Sport Ireland have announced an increased annual fund of €2 million.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Sport Ireland confirm long-awaited change to Olympic athlete funding

Ireland’s elite athletes have been given a better chance of success.

# sport-ireland - 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.

# sport-ireland - Friday 14 December, 2018

Irish hockey's Tokyo 2020 preparations boosted by new €600,000 pitch

The facility will be located at the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown.

# sport-ireland - Friday 30 November, 2018

Sport Ireland 'deeply concerned' as boxing plans for 2020 Olympics put on hold

John Treacy said the current situation ‘creates great uncertainty for the outstanding athletes within Ireland’s boxing high performance programme’.

# sport-ireland - 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.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'

Sport Ireland are among those to join opposition to WADA’s plan to reinstate Russia.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Sport Ireland confirm Dublin Marathon runner's anti-doping violation

Natasha Yaremczuk has received a 14-month ban as a result.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'You should have seen the look on the players' faces': Cricket Ireland open new €700,000 training centre

The first phase of the project is complete, but the big piece of the jigsaw remains the development of a national stadium.

# sport-ireland - Monday 13 August, 2018

Hockey the big winner as breakdown of additional €1.5 million funding revealed

17 national sporting bodies to benefit from injection of funding ahead of 2020 Olympics.

# sport-ireland - Friday 3 August, 2018

Irish boxer handed four-month ban after failing test due to cannabis use

Evan Metcalfe has appealed the decision, which also saw him stripped of his National Elite title.

# sport-ireland - Friday 20 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Olympic Council has €300,000 funding approved on basis it's not to be used on 'legacy issues' Rio Olympics

Olympic Council has €300,000 funding approved on basis it's not to be used on 'legacy issues'

Last year, €300,000 of government funding was withheld.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'This is a bully-boy tactic from Sport Ireland:' Kerry great Sheehan slams decision to withhold grants

Five-time All-Ireland winner Bryan Sheehan also believes that drug-testing inter-county players at home is ‘a step too far.’

# sport-ireland - Friday 1 June, 2018

'Sport Ireland have no right to withhold these funds': GPA hit out as 'unfathomable' grant stand-off intensifies

‘It is unfathomable why Sport Ireland consider these new measures to be necessary,’ read a GPA statement.

# sport-ireland - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Cork star calls for grants to be paid to GAA players after dispute over home doping tests

Diarmuid O’Sullivan has warned that a solution is needed before it escalates into something far more serious.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Just 12 Irish athletes receive maximum funding for 2018

That’s four fewer than in 2017.

# sport-ireland - Friday 2 February, 2018

Sport Ireland must wait on IRFU invitation to carry out anti-doping in schools rugby

Dr Una May, head of Sport Ireland’s anti-doping, says it is now considered a ‘high risk’ area.’

# sport-ireland - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Sport Ireland maintains existing Government funding levels of €20 million

The announcement was made by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin at the National Indoor Arena this morning.

# sport-ireland - Friday 15 December, 2017

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jessica Harrington crowned 2017 Sportswoman of the Year

The horse trainer also won the Irish Gold Cup and Punchestown Gold Cup this year.

# sport-ireland - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Ireland U19 player sent home after refusing to take blood test

Thomas Byrne had previously featured in the side’s 0-0 draw with Azerbaijan.

# sport-ireland - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat

“Significant issues of concern” remain at the IABA.

Kerry GAA react to Sport Ireland chief's 'claims of misinformation' over O'Sullivan case

Kerry hope the statement will conclude the ‘protracted process’.

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