skip to content

Displaying 31-36 of 36
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Marcel Hirscher: Austria’s all-action hero

    Destined from childhood to be a champion skier, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher has enjoyed a hugely successful career since making his World Cup debut in 2007. The reigning world slalom champion and holder of the FIS large crystal globe, he is favourite to win slalom gold in Sochi and a genuine contender for honours in the giant slalom.
    22 Jan 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Austria
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Alexis Pinturault is heading for the summit

    Though only 22, Alexis Pinturault is one of the world’s leading skiers in a number of disciplines. His inexorable climb to the top will now take him to the resort of Rosa Khutor, the venue for the Alpine skiing events at Sochi 2014, where he will be vying for several medals.
    16 Dec 2013 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
  • 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

    Ramirez edges through - London 2012 - Boxing

    Californian teenager Jose Ramirez scraped past Frenchman Rachid Azzedine to maintain the USA's fine start to the London 2012 Boxing competition with victory in his opening bout in the Light Weight division.
    30 Jul 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Boxing
back to top Fr