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Natalya Coyle fences her way into top 10 at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Final

May 13, 2021
Ireland’s Natalya Coyle earned a top-10 position in the fencing ranking round – the opening event of the UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Final. The 30-year-old from Meath, who has already qualified for her third Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer, scored 21 victories from her 35 bouts for a share of 8th place alongside […]


May 13, 2021
The Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) today announced Gourmet Food Parlour as its official catering supplier for Tokyo 2020. This agreement will see Gourmet Food Parlour provide a food service to the OFI this summer, with a focus on the home experience throughout the Olympic Games in July and August. Gourmet Food Parlour, who will […]

Hockey - Grace O'Flanagan

May 13, 2021
“How do you manage to fit in all the practice and still be a doctor as well?” Daniel, aged 9, to Irish goalkeeper Grace O’Flanagan. The hand-written letter landed in her mailbox at the end of a 14-hour shift before heading into a weekend of training with the Green Army. The letter landed in February […]

Swim Ireland Sends 24-Strong Team to LEN European Aquatics Championships

May 13, 2021
Swim Ireland have confirmed a large team of 24 athletes (20 swimmers and 4 divers) for the LEN European Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, which begin today at the Duna Arena. The focus for the divers will be on further preparation for the Olympic Games, with two athletes certain to be invited to Tokyo 2021 […]

Green Army take on Scotland in Final Home Preparations for European’s

May 13, 2021
The Green Army will take on Scotland this weekend, the 15th and 16th of May, in Queen’s University Belfast. The sides last met in July 2019, with Ireland coming away from the series in Stormont with two wins and a draw. The uncapped matches will be part of the final home match preparations for this […]

Irish trio poised for World Cup Final action

May 12, 2021
Ireland’s top three pentathletes will step up preparations for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics at this week’s penultimate qualifying competition. The UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Final takes place from May 13-16 and Natalya Coyle, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Sive Brassil are all in Hungary with different goals to pursue. Coyle, 30, has already qualified for […]


May 12, 2021
THIRD Team Ireland Tokyo 2020 Team Announcement – Brendan Irvine Boxer Confirmed as Team Ireland Member for Tokyo Olympic Games Flyweight boxer Brendan Irvine has been officially selected to represent Team Ireland at the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer. The Rio Olympian from Belfast secured his Olympic berth at the European Olympic boxing qualifier […]

2021 Final Olympic Qualification Preview

May 11, 2021
The Rowing Ireland team for the 2021 Final Olympic Qualification has been confirmed by Rowing Ireland’s High-Performance Director, Antonio Maurogiovanni. Three Senior Irish crews will be looking to qualify their boats for the Tokyo Olympics in Lucerne this weekend to add to the four Irish boats already qualified from the 2019 World Rowing Championships. The […]

Circle K Mascot Naming Competition

May 7, 2021
Circle K calls on Irish public to name the Official Team Ireland Mascots for Tokyo Summer Olympics Naming competition celebrates the launch of exclusive Official Team Ireland Merchandise in Select Circle K Stores Nationwide Circle K has launched a new range of merchandise in partnership with the Olympic Federation of Ireland that gives the public […]

Olivia Mehaffey ready to take on the world of professional golf

May 7, 2021
Arizona State University Senior and Ireland’s Olivia Mehaffey today announced her intent to turn professional and will make her debut on the Symetra Tour’s Mission Inn Resort and Club Championship in Orlando in three weeks’ time. The 23 year old will turn professional after she aims to win a second NCAA title with her Arizona […]

UPDATE: Positive Discussions with Irish Government

May 6, 2021
Following today’s statement from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) regarding the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE to donate doses of COVID-19’s vaccinations to Games participants, positive discussions have taken place with the Irish government who also welcome the development. These vaccinations […]

OFI Statement

May 6, 2021
The Olympic Federation of Ireland and Paralympics Ireland today welcomed the outcome of talks between the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Pfizer Biontech which paves the way for the vaccination of Irish Olympic and Paralympic teams at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Vaccinations for the accredited Irish Olympic and Paralympic athletes […]

Dingley Completes Ireland’s Unforgettable Diving World Cup

May 6, 2021
Tokyo 2021 qualifier Oliver Dingley has completed a memorable week for Ireland at the FINA Diving World Cup in Japan with a score of 351.35 in the 3m Springboard Semi-Final. Dingley, who finished eighth in the 3m Springboard at Rio 2016, earned qualification for his second Olympic Games on Wednesday when finishing 15th in the preliminary round of […]

Tanya Watson becomes Ireland's first female diver in history to qualify for an Olympic Games

May 4, 2021
Team Ireland diver Tanya Watson has made history this morning by becoming Ireland’s first female diver to qualify for the Olympic Games. The 19-year-old scored 271.85 in the preliminary round of the 10m Platform at the FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo, seeing her finish in 16th position and advance to the semi-finals. Watson needed to […]

Ireland's Clare Cryan 31st at FINA Diving World Cup in Japan

May 3, 2021
Team Ireland diver Clare Cryan has finished 31st in the 3M Springboard at the FINA Diving World Cup in Japan. The Irish Senior Record Holder was on Monday the first of Ireland’s four divers to take to the boards at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, each aiming for Tokyo 2020 qualification. Cryan achieved the fourth highest […]
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