Former amateur world champion Michael Conlan will face Mexico City’s Ruben Garcia Hernandez tomorrow night as part of a bumper weekend of Irish boxing on Americas east coast.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
Jessie Barr admits she would “give anything” to race in another Olympics as she returns to training this month.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018
This week is the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) first began to conduct doping tests on athletes at the 1968 Mexico Olympics.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Annalise Murphy, 27, from Rathfarnham, Dublin, won silver in the Laser Radial sailing class at the 2016 Rio Olympics and hopes to compete in Tokyo 2020.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has given birth to her second child.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
The Irish men’s and women’s Sevens sides will be hoping to keep their Olympic dreams alive this weekend, when both squads travel to Lisbon for the Rugby Europe Olympic Repechage tournament.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2015
Environmental activists have burst into the lobby of a luxury hotel on Rio’s Copacabana Beach where IOC officials were meeting in a protest against ecological destruction related to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
Justin Walters is the early leader of the 2014 Irish open which is underway at Fota Island Co Cork.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association is facing a crisis to keep its best boxers for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2013
Hopes are high that One Wall handball could yet be included as a demonstration event at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2012
Usain Bolt was upstaged by training partner Yohan Blake at the Athletissima Diamond League meeting in Lausanne last night.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2012
The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt has claimed he wants to try his hand at the long jump before the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2012
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