'Our athletes deserve better': Sport Ireland calling for complete ban on Russia

'Our athletes deserve better': Sport Ireland calling for complete ban on Russia

Sport Ireland has called for a complete ban on any Russian involvement in international sporting competition following further revelations about the state’s doping offences.

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Banned from international sport: What has Russia done now? What does it mean? And what happens next?

Banned from international sport: What has Russia done now? What does it mean? And what happens next?

Russia has been handed a four-year ban from major international sporting events after being found guilty of manipulating laboratory doping data.

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Olympic hopeful Tara Donoghue determined to get up to speed

Olympic hopeful Tara Donoghue determined to get up to speed

Seventeen-year-old speed skater Tara Donoghue was left feeling somewhat bittersweet after becoming the first Irish ice skater to claim a quota spot at a Youth Olympic Games — only to realise she’s overage

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Russia facing four-year exile after damning WADA report

Russia facing four-year exile after damning WADA report

The country stands accused of altering and falsifying doping records.

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Olympic chiefs confident Irish Olympians will handle heat and humidity of Japan

Olympic chiefs confident Irish Olympians will handle heat and humidity of Japan

Some of the brains behind Ireland’s Olympic assault on Japan next summer are confident that Rory McIlroy and others competing in green can actually profit from the soaring temperatures and high humidity expected throughout the Games.

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Irish athletes can benefit from extreme weather at Tokyo Games, claim Irish Olympic chiefs

Irish athletes can benefit from extreme weather at Tokyo Games, claim Irish Olympic chiefs

Some of the brains behind Ireland's Olympic assault on Japan next summer are confident that Rory McIlroy and others competing in green can actually profit from the soaring temperatures and high humidity expected throughout the Games.

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McIlroy opts to represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics admitting 'I made it more difficult for myself'

McIlroy opts to represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics admitting 'I made it more difficult for myself'

Rory McIlroy has said he will play golf at the Olympics for Ireland.

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Tokyo 2020 marathon and race walking to be moved to Sapporo’s cooler climate

Tokyo 2020 marathon and race walking to be moved to Sapporo’s cooler climate

The International Olympic Committee has announced plans to move the Tokyo 2020 marathon and race walking events over 800 kilometres south of Japan’s capital city to Sapporo.

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Kosgei breaks world marathon record; Ireland's McCormack qualifies for Tokyo 2020

Kosgei breaks world marathon record; Ireland's McCormack qualifies for Tokyo 2020

The Kenyan beat Radcliffe’s existing women’s world record time by one minute and 21 seconds.

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Rhys McClenaghan wins bronze at World Championships

Rhys McClenaghan wins bronze at World Championships

The 20-year-old won the bronze medal with a score of 15.4 after his pommel horse routine - finishing just 0.1 behind the eventual winner Max Whitlock.

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South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan’s ‘rising sun’ flag at Tokyo Olympics

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan’s ‘rising sun’ flag at Tokyo Olympics

Seoul says the flag, portraying a red sun with 16 rays extending outwards, recalls ‘historic scars and pain’.

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More Irish rowers secure places in Tokyo Olympics

More Irish rowers secure places in Tokyo Olympics

Two more Irish boats have secured qualification for next summer's Olympic Games.

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Triathletes disqualified from Olympic qualifier for crossing finish line hand-in-hand

Triathletes disqualified from Olympic qualifier for crossing finish line hand-in-hand

Great Britain’s Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown were disqualified on the finishing line to hand Bermuda’s Flora Duffy gold at the Tokyo 2020 triathlon test event.

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