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The Golden Generation – Five Rings Films


      “The history of the golden generation is much more than a triumph of underdogs, which it is.  What really thrills and impacts is the humility, effort and camaraderie of a group of people that keeps growing stronger over time – a team of individual stars who managed to merge into a single […]

Athletes First – Athletes’ Commission Comment on Karate

Statement from Shane O’Connor, Chairman, Athletes’ Commission of the Olympic Federation of Ireland   Over the past 2 weeks our Athletes’ Commission was approached by an athlete in relation to the Karate Ireland ONAKAI team who competed at the recent World Championships in Madrid.  Concerns were raised in relation to the difficult position these athletes […]

DUBLINS NIAMH COYNE TAKES SILVER IN THE BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

Dublin’s Niamh Coyne has taken the silver medal in the women’s 100m breaststroke at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games with a time of 1:08.90.   Sligo’s Mona McSharry finished just out of the medals in fourth place with a time of 1:08.97. Mona was first to turn at halfway, just missing out on […]

DAY ONE AT THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES – UPDATE

Strong performances in the evening session of Day One at the Youth Olympic Games see McSharry and Coyne progress through to women’s 50m breaststroke final and Nyugyen winning in men’s doubles. Badminton: Dublin’s Nhat Nguyen paired with Great Britain’s Christopher Grimley to win in the men’s doubles, and with Hungary’s Vivien Sandorhazi in the mixed […]

A POSITIVE BEGINNING FOR TEAM IRELAND IN DAY ONE OF THE 2018 BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

Today saw a first round win for badminton player Nhat Nguyen in men’s singles, as well as first heat wins for Mona McSharry and Niamh Coyne in the Women’s 50m Breaststroke event. Badminton: Dubliner, Nhat was the first Irish in action this morning in the Badminton singles where he met Kettiya Keoxay (LAO) in the […]
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