Tennis

Introduction to Tennis


A sport that has been around since the Middle Ages, Tennis is a raquet and ball game that can be played either in singles or doubles over five sets (for men) or three sets (for women). Tennis has evolved into a truly high profile international sport with the top players some of the highest profile sportsman and women in the world earning millions of pound in prize money. In the Olympics however, they play only for medals, like every other athlete. However, the top players still fight for places in their national teams. Olympic Tennis competitions are open to men and women in singles or doubles, but mixed doubles are not part of the Games. For contact details of Tennis Ireland please click on Full story

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SUCCESS FOR TEAM IRELAND’S NIAMH COYNE ON DAY FOUR OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

A day of mixed results for Team Ireland at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games; huge excitement as Tallaght’s Niamh Coyne medals in the women’s 100m breaststroke. Nhat Nguyen is knocked at the quarter final of the men’s badminton singles after a tight game against Shifeng Li from China while Emma Slevin qualifies for two […]

DAY FOUR AT THE BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES SO FAR

Day four’s evening session at the Youth Olympic Games will see Mona McSharry and Niamh Coyne vying for medals in the women’s 100m breaststroke and Nhat Nguyen in action in the quarter finals of the men’s badminton singles. The team experienced defeats earlier in the day in tennis and swimming.   Tennis: Georgia Drummy was […]

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 […]

TEAM IRELAND SCHEDULE – DAY ONE – 7th OCTOBER


Athlete Schedule – Youth Olympic Games

ATHLETICS   BADMINTON BOXING   DIVING KARATE GOLF GYMNASTICS SWIMMING TENNIS

Team Ireland Schedule – Youth Olympic Games

Irish Schedule Athlete Discipline Event Local Start Time (GMT -3) Irish Start Time (GMT+1) Venue 6th October OPENING CEREMONY 7th October Nhat Nguyen Badminton Men’s Singles Tecnopolis Park Niamh Coyne Swimming Women’s 50 Breaststroke 10:00 – 18:07 14:00 – 22:07 Youth Olympic Park Mona McSharry Emma Slevin Gymnastics Women’s Floor 14:04 18:04 8th October Nhat […]

Team Ireland Announced for Youth Olympic Games

The Olympic Federation of Ireland today named a squad of 16 athletes from 9 sports, to compete at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in October in Buenos Aires. Competition runs from October 6 to October 18 featuring over 4,000 athletes and over 32 sports. This will be the first outing for Team Ireland since the […]
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