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  • News | Melbourne / Stockholm 1956

    Irish athlete Ronnie Delany relives his Melbourne 1956 “beautiful moment”

    Ronnie Delany is the perhaps the Republic of Ireland’s definitive Olympic legend. Winning what is regarded as the most talent-packed 1500m final in Games history at Melbourne in 1956, his legend was immediately secured. Sixty-four years on, the moment has lost none of its magic.
    13 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Melbourne / Stockholm 1956, Athletics, Ireland
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Viktória Čerňanská: the rising star of monobob

    Slovakian pilot Viktória Čerňanská has been dominating the international youth monobob series since its introduction by the IBSF ahead of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. She is also among her country’s most promising young talents in athletics! Here we hear from a 17-year-old champion who will be one of the firm favourites to win in St Moritz, where the monobob competition will be held at the next YOG.
    07 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Monobob, Slovakia
  • News | RIO 2016

    Maguire twins team up to chase golf glory

    Along with Stephanie Meadow, 21-year-old Leona Maguire is flying the flag for Ireland at the Rio 2016 women’s golf competition, where she will have a very special caddy to help her negotiate the Olympic Golf Course.
    17 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Golf, Ireland
  • News | London 2012

    London - Day 14 - Dutch women retain hockey title

    Oussama Mellouli added an open water gold to the bronze he won in the pool, Maris Strombergs maintained his monopoly of the Olympic BMX title, the US women’s 4x100m team set a new world record, while in the men’s 4x400m there was joy for the Bahaman quartet, and the Russian team claimed a fifth consecutive Olympic title in the synchronised swimming...
    10 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    Women punch their weight on Olympic debut - London 2012 - Boxing

    Women's boxing not only broke down one of the last remaining bastions of Olympic equality at the London 2012 Games, but served up a series of showcase sessions which eclipsed their male equivalents and ought to make more weights in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
    12 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Boxing
  • News | London 2012

    Coach drives Conlan on - London 2012 - Boxing

    Michael Conlan said some timely words of advice from Head Coach Billy Walsh drove him on to pull away in the final round and beat Frenchman Nordine Oubaali to guarantee a third Olympic Boxing medal for Ireland on an action-packed Day 11 in the ring.
    07 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Boxing, Ireland
  • News | London 2012

    GB duo march on - London 2012 - Boxing

    Anthony Ogogo admitted shedding tears over Mo Farah's epic 10,000m triumph on Saturday night and said the exploits of his fellow Great Britain Olympians inspired him to guarantee a medal of his own at ExCeL.
    06 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Boxing
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