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#tokyo 2020

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 20 January, 2020

Scullion secures Olympic qualification with 5th-placed finish in Houston

The 31-year-old Belfast man knocked nine seconds off his personal best to seal Tokyo qualification in Texas.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 19 January, 2020

The prodigious Irish teens with Olympic medal ambitions

Chris and Sean McCarthy are two of Irish karate’s best prospects, and they aim to qualify for this year’s Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 29 December, 2019

'A lot of the guys will keep going until they collapse, I've done it myself' - the agony of 50km racewalking

Brendan Boyce talks to The42 about the rigours of his craft and his hopes for Tokyo 2020.

'It's more when your friends say it about the Olympics, you're kind of like, 'Jesus, yeah... It's mad''

Darragh Greene started swimming competitively after he broke his leg in fourth year, and now he’s set to represent Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you' Journey This post contains videos

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'

Nicole Turner on growing up with dwarfism and winning a bronze medal at the World Championships earlier this year.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Christmas comes early as Jack Woolley qualifies for 2020 Olympics in taekwondo

Dubliner makes history as the first Irish taekwondo athlete to qualify for the Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 20 December, 2019

World champion Sanita Puspure crowned Irish Sportswoman of the Year

The Latvian-born rower won her second successive World gold in the summer, and also qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 29 November, 2019

Mo Farah targeting track return at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The star has come under intense scrutiny for his cooperation with US coach Alberto Salazar.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

'Where we see fit to create a box-off, there will definitely be box-offs' - Dunne

The IABA High Performance Director dismissed criticism after seven reigning champions missed November’s National Elite Championships.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Repeat of World Cup final in store as Ireland learn opponents for 2020 Olympics

Sean Dancer’s side are set to face the Netherlands among others.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Ireland hockey star played with broken bone in her wrist in Olympic qualifier win

Roisin Upton suffered the injury but still played a key role in the shootout win.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'I was like 'guys, stop'' - Ireland star keeper recalls frantic moments before Olympic spot was secure

The Green Army secured their place at the Olympics after a two-legged battle with Canada.

Ireland through to first-ever Olympics after sensational sudden death shootout

Sean Dancer’s side have booked their ticket to Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Ireland dominate but Canada survive Olympic qualifier first leg in front of record attendance

Sean Dancer’s side were unable to break the deadlock at a very wet Energia Park.

'It is difficult to come off the high of the World Cup. It’s something you don’t address'

The Ireland women’s hockey team are chasing Olympic qualification after facing challenging times in recent months.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 1 November, 2019

5am starts, job sharing, and the ex-Ireland captain Dad helping get pitch ready for Olympic qualifier

Philip Matthews, father of hockey star Hannah Matthews, is among those who are getting Energia Park in order for this weekend.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 20 October, 2019

'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down'

Gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan has risen to become one of Ireland’s most exciting Olympic prospects.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 14 October, 2019

Fionnuala McCormack smashes marathon PB to secure Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Wicklow native finished fifth in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Ireland show jumping team secure Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot

Darragh Kenny, Peter Moloney, Cian O’Connor and Paul O’Shea all played a part in the success.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships

The 21-year-old was first up and last to qualify today.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign

The Dubliner won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the discipline.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Annalise Murphy quits 49erFX Olympic campaign after World Cup 'wake-up call'

The Olympic silver medalist and Katie Tingle have parted ways but remain lifelong friends.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 12 September, 2019

'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance'

Chloe Watkins and the Ireland women’s hockey team are within touching distance of their Olympic dream. There’s no going back now.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'A huge step' as Ireland's Olympic qualifier confirmed for Donnybrook

The World Cup silver medallists will take on Canada at Energia Park this November.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 9 September, 2019

Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs

The two-legged ties will take place at the end of October/early November.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw

The draw takes place in Switzerland tomorrow.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games

The W2 crew of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley became the fourth Irish boat to qualify for Tokyo.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

From Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse? Ireland 2029

Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we look at what the country needs to do to bring more medals home.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

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Joyous scenes as Irish dressage team qualify for Olympic Games for first time ever

Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K scored a brilliant 76.351% to help book their spot.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 15 August, 2019

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together

Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Ireland's Lanigan-O'Keeffe closing in on qualification for Tokyo Olympics

The Kilkenny man has reached the final of the European Modern Pentathlon Championships.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Irish men’s medley team set a new record on the final day of the FINA World Swimming Championships.

Murphy motivated to add to Olympic legacy across multiple classes

The Rio silver medallist is bidding to qualify for a third Games, but this time in a different event with team-mate Katie Tingle.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 26 July, 2019

Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins

The Waterford hurdler resumes his season at the National Athletics Championships this weekend.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From the Leaving Cert to the European Games in 5 days: Appiah scaling new heights for Longford

‘The thing is you get big support from people online, but at the events themselves there needs to be more bodies there.’

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret

The Northern Irishman is on home soil for this week’s 148th Open Championship.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'

Chloe Magee speaks to The42 off the back of her European Games success alongside brother Sam.

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