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#tokyo 2020

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 2 November, 2018

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts

Health officials in Japan are calling for the race to start at 5.30am instead of 7am to avoid potential deaths due to soaring temperatures.

# tokyo-2020 - 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.

# tokyo-2020 - 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.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41

Mayo native Sinead Diver reflects on her phenomenal Melbourne Marathon triumph.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 15 October, 2018

IRFU announce 11 full-time contracts as Women's Sevens team begin Olympic campaign

The World Series kicks off in Colorado this weekend.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 13 August, 2018

From Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup Show Me The Money

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 8 July, 2018

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps

19-year-old Aoife Hopkins on her dream of representing Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 23 June, 2018

‘During the week the lads didn’t want to even be around me - I was that angry and that frustrated’

Irish track cyclist Mark Downey on shaking off Commonwealth Games disappointment and setting his sights on Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'I thought I could manage it myself without seeking any proper help and I just made things worse for myself’

Irish canoeist Liam Jegou is aiming towards Tokyo in 2020 after battling a serious injury last year.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 18 May, 2018

New sailing high performance centre to 'create medal potential' ahead of Tokyo 2020

The facility will be built in Dún Laoghaire at a cost of €300,000.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food' Interview This post contains videos

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 15 April, 2018

"Everyone was asking: 'Are you going to do Medicine? I was like: 'Oh no, I want to go to the Olympics'"

Irish pentathlete Sive Brassil on the long, arduous road towards the top of her sport.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'Extremely worried' Olympic organisers threaten to axe boxing from Tokyo 2020

The IOC has launched an investigationinto the sport’s controversial governing body amid over possible match-fixing at Rio 2016.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 19 January, 2018

'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink

The Japan Anti-doping Agency have banned Yasuhiro Suzuki for eight years.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 14 January, 2018

‘I was literally spending hours vomiting and five minutes later, I’d have to go and compete’

Caradh O’Donovan chats to The42 about her battle with Crohn’s disease and hopes of representing Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 25 December, 2017

18 for 18: Gina Akpe-Moses is set to bring Irish sprinting into the fast lane

The U20 European champion has her sights on Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Lightweight rowing world champions from Skibbereen make switch to heavyweight

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan won World and European gold this year, but the lightweight pair is not an Olympic event.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 27 November, 2017

12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020

And Hockey Ireland has received a separate allocation of funding for its men’s national team.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity'

We spoke to Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy as she prepares to set sail on the Volvo Ocean Race.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'

Pennsylvania-born Olympian Shane Ryan won gold for Ireland at the 2017 University Games two weeks ago.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 9 June, 2017

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 6 April, 2017

IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme

The international governing body are reviewing its athletics programme in London next week.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'There's that small fear in the back of your head: what happens if I'm really bad?'

Annalise Murphy on life after Rio and what’s next for the Olympic silver medallist.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 6 January, 2017

Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020

Having represented Ireland at Rio, she qualifies to race for Britain through her father.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist

The 21-year-old’s outstanding efforts were rewarded at her third Paralympics with a bronze medal.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio

It’s been a hectic 2016 for the modern pentathlete but the two-time Olympian is showing no signs of slowing down.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 22 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Japan's PM showed up to the Olympics closing ceremony dressed as Super Mario Rio 2016

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion Billions

Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion

The 2020 Games, awarded to Tokyo in 2013, have been marred by a series of embarrassing setbacks over stadium construction and the official logo.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 8 April, 2016

Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony

And, apparently, it will only cost $4 million.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid

The IOC still wants a US city to deliver a summer Games in nine years.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 22 June, 2015

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 15 June, 2015

Could Ireland field an American football team at the 2020 Olympics?

The sport has applied to be part of Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote

The Japanese City was preferred to Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium The Future! This post contains images

Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium

The venue should be ready in time to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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