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RHASIDAT ADELEKE SELECTED AS TEAM IRELAND FLAGBEARER FOR EYOF CLOSING CEREMONY


Rhasidat Adeleke has been announced as the Team Ireland Flagbearer for the Closing Ceremony at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku. Adeleke won two gold medals at the multi-sport games that take place every two years and are run by the European Olympic Committees. The other two medals coming home to Ireland […]

Minister Ross Opens Sport Ireland Hockey Training Centre

The new state of the art hockey pitch at the Sport Ireland Campus was officially opened by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, providing a welcome boost to Ireland’s national hockey teams ahead of their pivotal Tokyo 2020 qualification matches against Canada. The surface is a Polytan Polygras Toyko GT surface the […]

Olympic Marathon and Race Walk Moves to Sapporo

COOLER CONDITIONS FOR THESE ENDURANCE EVENTS ARE PART OF COMPREHENSIVE MEASURES TO PROTECT ATHLETES, OFFICIALS AND SPECTATORS DURING THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it is planning to move the Olympic marathon and race walking events to Sapporo, the host city of the Olympic Winter Games 1972. The […]

McCurley wins Silver at European Track Championships

Ireland’s Shannon McCurley (27) has won Silver in the scratch race on Day 1 of the European Track Championships in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The 40-lap race was won by Emily Nelson of Great Britain in a sprint finish with Maria Martins of Poland taking the bronze medal.   Speaking after the race Shannon said: “With […]

Men’s Hockey Team Olympic Qualifier

Head Coach Mark Tumilty has announced the Irish squad which will travel to Vancouver for Olympic qualifier double header at the end of this month. The team confirmed their place in the Olympic qualifier last June by beating Korea to reach the final match of their FIH Series Final in Le Touquet. Having recently returned […]

WORLD BRONZE FOR RHYS MCCLENAGHAN

McClenaghan cements his global star status with World Championships Bronze.   Rhys McClenaghan claimed bronze medal in a historic day for Ireland and the sport of gymnastics as he secured the first ever World Championships medal for the country on pommel-horse today at the apparatus finals in Stuttgart with a huge score of 15.400.   […]

Team Announced: Elite Track European Championships

The Irish Track Cycling team is confident in their preparation for the UEC Elite Track European Championships in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. As well as Championship medals the event, which starts on Wednesday, marks the start of the next phase of qualification for Tokyo 2020, providing valuable Olympic qualification points.   The team contains a mix […]

Strong Irish Performances at ANOC World Beach Games

Irish wakeboarders David O’Caoimh and Nicole Carroll narrowly missed out on qualifying for the finals at the inaugural ANOC World Beach Games, which are taking place in Doha this week. In the Men’s Wakeboard, three times European Champion O’Caoimh’s point score of 83.89 was almost enough to advance to tomorrow’s final. Carroll finished with a […]

WATCH: ANOC WORLD BEACH GAMES

The inaugural ANOC World Beach Games are being life streamed by the Olympic Channel. Team Ireland are represented by two athletes in the wakeboarding – three time European Champion David O’Caoimh, and 2018 European Championship 5th place finisher Nicole Carroll. Both athletes began their career in Shercock, Co. Cavan, and are currently based in Dublin. […]

Live Streaming of ANOC World Beach Games on Olympic Channel

Olympic Channel Presents LIVE Streaming Coverage of The INAUGURAL ANOC World beach games The International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Channel will present LIVE streaming coverage of the inaugural ANOC World Beach Games from 12 to 17 October in Doha, Qatar. Daily coverage will be available worldwide on the global digital platform at olympicchannel.com and its mobile […]

Continued Commitment to Irish Sport by Government Welcomed

The Olympic Federation of Ireland today (October 9) welcomed the announcement made by Minister Shane Ross and Minister of State Brendan Griffin that Budget 2020 will deliver on the progressive increased funding for Irish sport set out in the 2018-2027 National Sports Policy.   Special funding earmarked to support National Governing Bodies in preparation for […]
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