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IOC Refugee Olympic Team to represent more than 100 million displaced people at the Olympic Games Paris 2024

Thirty-six athletes from 11 different countries, hosted by 15 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and competing across 12 sports were named today as members of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Paris 2024. The announcement was made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, during a live-streamed ceremony from Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland. Appearing [...]

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Paul McNamara | Team Behind The Team | Athletics Ireland HP Director

It takes a brave person to admit that “my appointment was as much a surprise  to me as anyone else” and that he initially suffered from imposter syndrome. But that is how Paul McNamara felt when he was appointed Athletics Ireland’s Director of High Performance in April 2017. He had already amassed World Athletics’ highest

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HOCKEY INTERNATIONALS DEIRDRE DUKE, ANNA O’FLANAGAN AND CHLOE WATKINS ANNOUNCE THEIR RETIREMENTS

Deirdre Duke, Anna O’Flanagan and Chloe Watkins, all of whom were part of the 2018 Hockey World Cup squad who brought home the Silver Medal for Ireland, have announced their retirements from international hockey. Deirdre Duke DEIRDRE DUKE made her International debut for the IRL Women’s team in June 2013 against Scotland and went on

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Irish Sailor Eve McMahon selected to take part in the Olympic Torch Relay in Marseille

Celebrations are about to get underway in Marseille, France today (8 May) as the city prepares for the arrival of the Olympic flame to French soil. Irish sailor, and Team Ireland Paris Scholar, Eve McMahon, has been selected by the French Embassy in Ireland as the Irish representative to participate in the Olympic Torch Relay

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Team Announcement: 2nd Olympic Boxing World Qualifier, Bangkok, Thailand

Team Announcement: 2nd Olympic Boxing World Qualifier, Bangkok, Thailand   The 7-strong team to contest the final boxing qualifier for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games has been named and is: Tokyo bronze medalist at 71kg, Aidan Walsh, European Games athletes Daina Moorehouse (50kg), Jennifer Lehane (54kg), Sean Mari (51kg), and Kelyn Cassidy (80kg), 66kg Grainne

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