Team Ireland athletes star as Olympic Movement Breaks is launched in primary schools nationally The Olympic Federation of Ireland and the Active School Flag programmes work together to get Irish primary school pupils more active Minister of State for Sport and Physical Education Thomas Byrne TD Launches Initiative The Minister of State for Sport and […]
April was a month to remember for Irish athletes and Team Ireland fans. A new European Champion, National Records, athletes writing themselves into the history books. The level of performance has risen and Irish athletes are now setting times that are World leading. Take a look at some of the action and results below.
The new Olympic sport of breaking will finally make a Games debut at Paris 2024. But first, the B-Boys and B-Girls have to qualify. Their journey continues in Rio de Janeiro this weekend (14th-15th of April). The Carioca Arena in the Olympic Park of the Brazilian city will see the top athletes bringing their best moves to the dance floor
Breaking is a style of dance that originated in the United States in the 1970s. It took form in the lively block parties in the Bronx, emerging from hip hop culture, and is characterised by acrobatic movements, stylised footwork and the key role played by the DJ and MC (master of ceremonies) during battles. International