Badminton News

European Games 2023 - List of Sports Agreed

September 14, 2020
EOC, Krakow-Małopolska agree on preliminary list of sports for European Games The European Olympic Committees (EOC) this weekend welcomed a delegation from Poland to the CONI headquarters in Rome for discussions on the 3rd edition of the European Games (EG), which are scheduled to take place in Krakow-Małopolska in summer 2023. The meeting was led […]

MINSK - BADMINTON AT THE EUROPEAN GAMES

June 20, 2019
BADMINTON Team Ireland will field their six top badminton players at the European Games and will be competing across four events; the men’s and women’s singles, the men’s doubles and the mixed doubles. Three time Olympian in badminton Chloe Magee is the flagbearer for Team Ireland, and she will team up with her brother Sam […]

Chloe Magee Announced as Team Ireland Flagbearer for Minsk

June 7, 2019
Three time Olympian and European Games bronze medallist Chloe Magee has been announced as the flagbearer for the opening ceremony of the European Games in Minsk next month. Ireland’s leading female badminton player for over ten years will lead Team Ireland into the Dinamo Stadium on the 21 June for the second edition of the […]

SUCCESS FOR TEAM IRELAND’S NIAMH COYNE ON DAY FOUR OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

October 11, 2018
A day of mixed results for Team Ireland at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games; huge excitement as Tallaght’s Niamh Coyne medals in the women’s 100m breaststroke. Nhat Nguyen is knocked at the quarter final of the men’s badminton singles after a tight game against Shifeng Li from China while Emma Slevin qualifies for two […]

DAY THREE IS PROMISING IN THE POOL AND ON THE COURT FOR TEAM IRELAND AT THE 2018 BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

October 9, 2018
Dublin Badminton athlete, Nhat Nguyen has qualified for the quarter finals of the men’s singles while Mona McSharry and Niamh Coyne progress to the semis of the women’s 100m breaststroke.   Badminton: Nhat Nguyen has defeated Uriel Francisco Canjura Artiga (El Salvador) 2-0 to move into the quarter finals in the men’s singles at the […]

PROMISING DAY TWO FOR TEAM IRELAND AT THE 2018 BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

October 9, 2018
Badminton player Nhat Nguyen from Dublin dominated in today’s second group play stage of the men’s singles while Dublin’s Georgia Drummey put on an assured display in the first round of the women’s singles also beating her first opponent of the tournament.   Badminton: Nhat Nguyen from Dublin took on local opponent Matteo Delmastro in […]

DAY ONE AT THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES - UPDATE

October 9, 2018
Strong performances in the evening session of Day One at the Youth Olympic Games see McSharry and Coyne progress through to women’s 50m breaststroke final and Nyugyen winning in men’s doubles. Badminton: Dublin’s Nhat Nguyen paired with Great Britain’s Christopher Grimley to win in the men’s doubles, and with Hungary’s Vivien Sandorhazi in the mixed […]

A POSITIVE BEGINNING FOR TEAM IRELAND IN DAY ONE OF THE 2018 BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

October 8, 2018
Today saw a first round win for badminton player Nhat Nguyen in men’s singles, as well as first heat wins for Mona McSharry and Niamh Coyne in the Women’s 50m Breaststroke event. Badminton: Dubliner, Nhat was the first Irish in action this morning in the Badminton singles where he met Kettiya Keoxay (LAO) in the […]

Athlete Schedule - Youth Olympic Games

October 2, 2018
ATHLETICS   BADMINTON BOXING   DIVING KARATE GOLF GYMNASTICS SWIMMING TENNIS

Team Ireland Schedule - Youth Olympic Games

October 2, 2018
Irish Schedule Athlete Discipline Event Local Start Time (GMT -3) Irish Start Time (GMT+1) Venue 6th October OPENING CEREMONY 7th October Nhat Nguyen Badminton Men's Singles Tecnopolis Park Niamh Coyne Swimming Women's 50 Breaststroke 10:00 - 18:07 14:00 - 22:07 Youth Olympic Park Mona McSharry Emma Slevin Gymnastics Women's Floor 14:04 18:04 8th October Nhat […]

Team Ireland Announced for Youth Olympic Games

September 15, 2018
The Olympic Federation of Ireland today named a squad of 16 athletes from 9 sports, to compete at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in October in Buenos Aires. Competition runs from October 6 to October 18 featuring over 4,000 athletes and over 32 sports. This will be the first outing for Team Ireland since the […]

Badminton European Championships 2018

September 13, 2018
Nhat Nguyen has maintained his good form at the 2018 European Junior Championships with a win over Daniel Popescu of Romania. Earlier in the day Rachael Woods played the first of her last 32 games, as she and partner Adam McAllister faced Lukasz Cimosz and Karolina Szubert of Poland. The Irish pairing started strongly but struggled to find […]

A FOND FAREWELL

April 16, 2018
Some stellar Irish Olympians recently called time on their international careers. Three-time Olympian Scott Evans (30) retired 10 years after becoming Ireland's first male player to qualify for an Olympic Games. He competed in Beijing and London but the highlight of his career was finishing ninth at the Rio 2016 Games and he bowed out […]

May 2, 2017
Congratulations to Sam and Chloe Magee who won bronze medals at the European Championships. Sam and Chloe played world class badminton all week long and had some close games. They managed to knock out the number 4 and 5 seeds of the tournament on the way to their medal. Chloe said, "We really have to thank everyone for […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 10/16

August 16, 2016
A Recap of Team Ireland's Day 10 at Rio 2016 featuring Athletics, Boxing, Equestrian, Badminton and Diving.

Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 8/16

August 13, 2016
Follow the action for Team Ireland as the action enters Week 2 in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 7/16

August 12, 2016
Friday August 12th, 201612:52, Golf Men's Stroke Play, Seamus Power, Round 2: 67 (tied 10th overall on -4)13:36, Golf Men's Stroke Play, Padraig Harrington, Round 2: 71 (tied 22nd overall on -1)14:00, Equestrian Dressage Individual,  Judy Reynolds & Vancouver K, Grand Prix Special: 74.090%* (17th to qualify for Grand Prix Freestyle *PB & NR14:32, Rowing […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 6/16

August 11, 2016
Live Blog, Results and Imagery of Day 6 from Rio 2016 for Team Ireland

Rio 2016 - Team Ireland Profile

August 5, 2016
Pictures and Profiles of all 77 athletes competing for Ireland at the Olympic Games Rio 2016

Double's Bronze Medals for Magee's

June 27, 2015
The Magee family will look forward to two medal ceremonies over the weekend. Sam Magee and sister Chloe lost their semi final today against the French pair Fontaine and Mittel 21-12, 23-21, but still earned a European Bronze Medal in the mixed doubles. Their medal ceremony will take place on Sunday afternoon. Sam and brother […]

Magee's Through But Evans Exits

June 26, 2015
Chloe and Sam Magee are through to the semi-finals of the mixed doubles after beating Polish pair Aneta Wojtkow and Pawel Pietryja. In a match that lasted 34 minutes, the Donegal brother and sister duo beat the Poles 21-18, 21-12. 26-year-old Chloe and 25-year-old Sam will face France’s Gaetan Mittelheisser and Audrey Fontaine in the […]

Sam and Josh Magee into semi-final

June 26, 2015
Congratulations to Sam and Joshua Magee who created history by securing at least a bronze medal in the first ever European Games. The Irish pair beat Mayijs Dierickx and Freek Golinski of Belgium in the quarterfinals. They now face the current European champions Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov. On the other side of the draw […]

Evans and Magee's in Medal Playoffs

June 25, 2015
Congratulations to Sam Magee and Chloe Magee who have booked a place in the quarterfinals today after beating Samuel Cali and Sadowski Fiorella Marie of Malta. The Magees took out their opponents with a comfortable two game victory. Scott Evans also progressed to the quarterfinals of the men’s singles after a classy two game victory […]

Positive Day for Badminton

June 24, 2015
Scott Evans continued his unbeaten start in the men’s badminton singles last night , although not as easily as his first match. He lost the first set to Yuhan Tan from Belgium, 14-21, but then promptly avenged that in the second, 21-13, before winning the third set 21-13, too. The sister and brother pair of […]

Team Ireland in Action Today

June 23, 2015
Schedule for Team Ireland: Tuesday 23 June             3x3 Basketball 19:30 Women's Pool C Ireland vs Slovenia   Badminton   MAGEE Chloe 09:40 Women's Singles Group Play Stage Group F Chloe Magee vs Kristine Sefere (LAT)     MAGEE Chloe and MAGEE Sam 13:40 Mixed Doubles Group Play Stage A […]

Chloe Magee loses First Pool Match

June 22, 2015
Donegal badminton player Chloe Magee has lost her opening singles match in her group against Estonia's Kati Tolmoff 21-18, 21-17. http://www.baku2015.com/badminton/event/women-singles/index.html Magee and her brother Sam will be involved in a mixed doubles game on this evening. Sam Magee and brother Josh Magee were also beaten in a tough men's doubles game today by Danish […]

Baku 2015 Badminton Draw

June 2, 2015
Badminton Europe (BEC), the governing body of the sport in Europe, today held the draw for the Baku 2015 competition The competition will take place at the Baku Sports Hall from 22-28 June. Mr Brian Agerbak, General Secretary of Badminton Europe, said: “For Badminton Europe it has been a great experience to take part in the […]

Evans looking forward to Baku 2015

April 30, 2015
Ireland's Scott Evans is in confident mood ahead of the Baku 2015 European Games and will be pushing for a place on the podium. Evans has competed at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, losing to eventual winner Lin Dan of China in the first round in London. He is currently 27th in the world, and playing […]
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