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Olympic Sport Update - 3 December 2020

December 3, 2020
This week’s update includes a number of activities across our Olympic community – with international competitions taking place in Taekwondo, Golf and Cycling, all detailed below. Also, this week’s interview is with Judoka Megan Fletcher, who is currently sitting inside Olympic qualification in 14th place – she talks about training in her parent’s garden centre […]

European Boxing Road to Tokyo

December 3, 2020
The IOC Boxing Task Force is happy to announce that the resumption of the European Boxing Road to Tokyo event has now been officially scheduled to return to London on 22-26 April 2021. The event serves as the continuation (following the suspension of the event after its third day of competition on 16 March 2020) of […]

Olympic Champion set for Volleyball Talk

December 2, 2020
Three time Gold Medallist Kerri Walsh Jennings is the latest guest on Volleyball Ireland’s Inspiring Players Series Volleyball Ireland are delighted to announce that the next guest on our Inspiring Players Series is Kerri Walsh Jennings – unarguably the greatest beach volleyball player of all time.   The Californian will be sharing some insights and […]

Chris McGlinchey to race UCI Cycling Esports World Championships

December 2, 2020
Cycling Ireland is pleased to announce Chris McGlinchey has been selected to represent Ireland at the 2020 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships. The inaugural Cycling Esports World Championships will take place on Zwift, the global online training and racing platform for athletes, from 8-9 December 2020. Athletes will race virtually from their homes and will compete […]

Showjumping - Nations Cup podium for Ireland

November 30, 2020
Ireland record another Nations Cup podium finish after thrilling battle in Spain For the second week in-a-row, the Irish Show Jumping team, managed by Michael Blake, have finished in third place in FEI Nations Cup competition - this time at Vejer De La Frontera in Spain. A massive 17 teams lined out at the Spanish […]

European Olympic Committees Vote for 30% Gender Balance

November 27, 2020
Motion Proposed by Olympic Federation of Ireland Delegates of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) 49th General Assembly today approved the motion put forward by the Executive Board of the Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) to request an amendment to the EOC Constitution to introduce 30% minimum gender balance on the EOC Executive Committee, as recommended […]

Olympic Sport Update - 26 November 2020

November 26, 2020
Last weekend we had a number of highlights from Equestrian and Golf, with a round up of those medal winning performances from Eventer Cathal Daniels and Golfer Stephanie Meadows. This weekend will be another relatively quiet one, and we have also included an interview with Jack Woolley who is preparing for his first competition since […]

EVENTING – Ireland’s Cathal Daniels scores impressive win in Portugal as countdown to Tokyo Olympics continues

November 26, 2020
Ireland’s 2019 European Championship bronze medallist Cathal Daniels continued his preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games, with a commanding win in the feature CCI4*-S at this weekend’s Portugal Winter Tour in Barroca d’Alva. The Portugal Winter Tour is a chance for some international athletes to achieve the qualification standard needed for the Tokyo Olympic Games, […]

Dare to Believe Teams Up with RTÉ After School Hub Winter Olympics

November 20, 2020
Dare to Believe, in association with FBD Insurance, features on popular RTÉ2 series The winter is coming in fast, but the best way to stay warm is to stay moving. That's why After School Hub have a super Sports Week coming up next week. Our friends from Team Ireland are here for the After School Hub Winter Games with Kenneth Egan, Kellie Harrington […]

Laura Ostler ~ Performance Analysis Lead for Tokyo

November 20, 2020
LAURA OSTLER NAMED AS PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS LEAD FOR TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES Experienced Professional to Support Team Ireland 2020 Following a robust selection process, the Olympic Federation of Ireland today named Laura Ostler as Lead for Performance Analysis at the Tokyo Olympic Games.   Ostler is an experienced multi-sport performance analyst working at the Sport Northern […]

Olympic Sport Update 19 Nov

November 19, 2020
After last weekend’s lull in competition from an Olympic perspective, it is great to report that we have several athletes in action this week across a few sports, and some sporting updates too! The Olympic qualification status of the athletes can be found AT THIS LINK which will be regularly updated. While many athletes are […]

FBD Sponsor Dare to Believe Programme

November 18, 2020
OLYMPIC FEDERATION OF IRELAND ANNOUNCES FBD INSURANCE AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE EXPANDING ‘DARE TO BELIEVE’ PROGRAMME 25 Athlete Ambassadors set to bring the Olympics to the classroom in 2020/21 rollout The Olympic Federation of Ireland has today announced FBD Insurance as the sponsor of this year’s ‘Dare to Believe’ Olympic Schools Programme. Ireland’s homegrown […]

Irish Show Jumping team finish equal third in competitive Portuguese Nations Cup

November 17, 2020
The Irish Show Jumping team, managed by Michael Blake and sponsored by Devenish & The Underwriting Exchange, have finished in a share of third place in today’s (Tuesday) FEI Nations Cup at Vilamoura in Portugal. Sligo’s Richard Howley was Ireland’s best performer in the first round after he produced a perfect clear with Arlo De Blondel, a […]

Olympic Federation of Ireland announces the list of Executive Committee candidates

November 17, 2020
The Olympic Federation of Ireland today (17 November) announced the list of candidates running for places on its Executive Committee to serve a four-year term through to 2024. Full candidate information and bios have published on The elections and the EGM will take place on-line because of the Covid 19 pandemic. OFI member sports […]

Irish Show Jumping squad named for Portuguese Nations Cup

November 13, 2020
Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his squad for the three-star FEI Nations Cup which takes place at Vilamoura in Portugal this Tuesday November 17th. A large group of Irish and international riders have been based at the Portuguese venue for the past number of weeks, with up to six outdoor arenas […]
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