Sailing secure place at 2016 Olympic Games

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James Espey qualifies Ireland’s first nation place at the Rio 2016 Olympics for sailing when he managed to qualify his Laser Standard class boat for the Gold Fleet just two days into the six day competition. “James is building momentum. He’s jumped the qualification hurdle and will now be focusing …

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World Sailing Championships

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Rio 2016 sailing qualification begins as 1,250 sailors in over 900 boats from 84 nations will begin competing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Spain. 50% of Rio 2016 Olympic places will be up for grabs at the regatta as well as numerous World Titles. The ISAF Worlds, hosted …

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Ireland’s Ian O’Sullivan World Junior Shooting Champion

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18 year old Ian O’Sullivan becomes Ireland’s first Olympic Clay Target World Champion winning the Olympic Trap men junior event in spectacular fashion at the ISSF World Championships in Granada Spain. Ian finished the semi final in joint first place with a score of 13 ex 15 with Australia’s Jack …

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Irish Team Road World Championships

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Cycling Ireland has announced a strong team to compete across the categories at the UCI Road World Championships which take place in Ponferrada, Spain from 21st – 28th September. The thirteen rider team will compete across the junior, U23 and senior categories in the picturesque Spanish town, with the time …

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