Murphy Qualifies for 50m Semi-Final

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Ireland’s Barry Murphy has advanced to the European Championships 50m Breaststroke semi-finals on the fifth day of competition at the Europa-Sportpark in Berlin, Germany. Murphy posted a time of 28.01 to finish 5th in his heat and 14th overall to secure his place in the last 16. Speaking after the …

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Nanjing – “Chat with Champions”

Chat with Champions

“Chat with Champions” are taking place in the Nanjing Youth Olympic Village . The first three Athlete Role Models in attendance were French judo athlete Lucie Decosse, Australian swimmer Patrick Murphy and Canadian rugby player Heather Moyse. Chat with Champions offers a communication platform whereby young athletes can meet the champions for face-to-face …

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Rowing World Championships

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Rowing Ireland will be in Bosbaan – Amsterdam at the World Championships starting Sunday 23rd August. Sanita Puspure has taken a European bronze medal and a sixth and seventh place in her two World Cup events in 2014. It would be great to see Sanita make the A final place, thus establishing her in …

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Minister congratulates Duffy on winning Gold


Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, extended his congratulations to show jumper, Michael Duffy, who was part of the European Show Jumping team that won Team Gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China this week. Minister Ring said: ‘I would like to congratulate Michael …

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