Tokyo 2020

Disappointment in Limerick circles as Ben Fletcher loses out in Tokyo Olympics

By Mark Reilly / July 29, 2021 /

Ireland’s Ben Fletcher fell to defeat in Judo at the hands of Uzbekistans’ Mukhammadkarim Khurramov. The 29 year old did well in the match but ultimately failed to win his…

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Tokyo Olympics Round-Up: Ireland’s O’Donovan and McCarthy make history with gold after titanic battle in the rowing

By Joe Saunders / July 29, 2021 /

History was made for Ireland at the Olympics in the early hours of the morning. Fintan McCarthy & Paul O’Donovan claimed gold in the rowing to be crowned Olympic champions…

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Limerick’s Sarah Lavin chosen to represent Ireland at the Tokyo Olympics

By Jack Neville / July 9, 2021 /

Off the back of a stellar 2021 thus far, Limerick’s Sarah Lavin has been chosen to take part in the Tokyo Olympics. Lavin is one of 25 Irish athletes chosen…

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WATCH: Top Tips on Goal Setting from LPGA’s Leona Maguire

By Benjamin Geary / July 8, 2021 /

Today, KPMG released the second video of its Performance Series with Irish professional golfer Leona Maguire. In this video, Maguire, who will compete with Team Ireland at the upcoming Tokyo…

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Limerick’s Carolyn Hayes moves closer to Olympic Qualification after podium finish at World Triathon Cup Lisbon

By Jack Neville / May 25, 2021 /

Limerick woman Carolyn Hayes just missed out on first place in the World Triathlon Cup Lisbon in Portugal over the weekend. “I want to go to the Olympics and I…

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Róisín Upton “I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed but this is the right call”

By Raffaele Rocca / March 24, 2020 /

Limerick’s Róisín Upton’s Olympic dream is on hold for the next 12 months as the news broke that the IOC and Japanese organisers decided to postpone the games for 12…

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2020 Olympics Postponed to 2021

By Raffaele Rocca / March 24, 2020 /

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have confirmed the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games. Earlier this morning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe revealed that he had conversations with the head…

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WATCH: Roisín Upton Holds Nerve As Ireland Qualify For Tokyo

By Raffaele Rocca / November 3, 2019 /

Limerick’s Roisín Upton kept her nerve to convert a crucial penalty shuttle as the Irish Women’s Hockey side qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Having previously missed a shuttle in…

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Munster duo Daly and O’Shea named in Irish 7s squad for Olympic qualifer

By John Keogh / July 10, 2019 /

Two Munster players have been named in a 13-man Irish squad that is vying for a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Ireland head to Colomiers in France this weekend…

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LISTEN: Limerick Boxers Carry On Despite Tokyo Uncertainty

By Raffaele Rocca / November 23, 2018 /

The prospect of boxing being expelled from the Olympics is a very real possibility following the recent presidential election of Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov to the top International Boxing Association post. The…

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