Eoin O’Connell is set to become Ireland’s first-ever winter triathlete at the World Championships in Italy on February 10. The Mallow native is a former Irish triathlon champion over three distances and held the national Ironman record for 10 years.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2019
Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of the mixed doubles curling bronze medal won at the Winter Olympics after admitting to using meldonium, the Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has announced.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Brendan Newby, the first Irish half-pipe skier in the history of the Winter Olympics, was just one place off qualifying for the final at the half-way point of his qualifying group in PyeongChang today.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
Bad weather may have delayed and frustrated them for several days but when Ireland's alpine skiers Patrick McMillan and Tess Arbez finally got to make their Winter Olympic debuts this morning they did not disappoint.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side yesterday under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger,
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
The sister of the North Korean leader became the first member of her family to visit South Korea since the 1950-53 Korean War as part of a high-level delegation attending the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
If yesterday’s weather forecasts were accurate then today parts of the country will, appropriately, lie under snow just as the Winter Olympics open in South Korea. In what seems a particularly apt challenge the Pyeongchang games have been named as a “peace Olympics”.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018