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IRISH BOXERS TO FIGHT FOR BRONZE AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES


Dean Clancy and Dearbhla Rooney will now fight for bronze in the men’s and women’s flyweight categories respectively following losses in today’s bouts while Miriam Daly achieved 62.15 in the women’s 400m hurdles.   Boxing: Dean Clancy was defeated by Team GB’s Ivan Price in the men’s fly (49-52kg) semi-finals today. The Ballinacarrow native looked to […]

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DUBLINS NIAMH COYNE TAKES SILVER IN THE BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

Dublin’s Niamh Coyne has taken the silver medal in the women’s 100m breaststroke at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games with a time of 1:08.90.   Sligo’s Mona McSharry finished just out of the medals in fourth place with a time of 1:08.97. Mona was first to turn at halfway, just missing out on […]

DAY FOUR AT THE BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES SO FAR

Day four’s evening session at the Youth Olympic Games will see Mona McSharry and Niamh Coyne vying for medals in the women’s 100m breaststroke and Nhat Nguyen in action in the quarter finals of the men’s badminton singles. The team experienced defeats earlier in the day in tennis and swimming.   Tennis: Georgia Drummy was […]

Olympic Federation of Ireland welcomes Government’s increased funding for Sport

The Olympic Federation of Ireland today (October 10, 2018) welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will increase current funding for Sport Ireland by €6.5m in 2019.   Through its National Sports Policy 2019-2027, the Government has committed to doubling funding for sport over the next ten years from €111m to €220m annually, and within that, […]

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

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 […]

DAY TWO EVENING UPDATE 2018 BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

The evening session of Day Two (Monday) at the Youth Olympic Games saw fourth and fifth place in the pool for McSharry and Coyne respectively and a final qualification for Emma Slevin in the women’s vault.   Swimming: In the women’s 50m breaststroke Mona McSharry finished just outside the medals in fourth place with a […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

TEAM IRELAND SCHEDULE – DAY ONE – 7th OCTOBER

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