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#athlete

# athlete - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend

The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.

# athlete - Friday 19 January, 2018

From The42 A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy Convert

A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy

Old Belvedere tighthead prop Roman Salanoa played for the USA U20 team in 2016.

# athlete - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 'People see you up there as a sports star, but you're a person and below it all, it can hurt' Resilience

'People see you up there as a sports star, but you're a person and below it all, it can hurt'

Battling back from heartbreak in Belgrade to ride the crest of a wave, Ciara Mageean is plotting a big World Championships.

# athlete - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks

The athlete had been due to leave prison in August to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.

# athlete - Sunday 26 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Italian athlete's half-beard is extremely puzzling Two Face

This Italian athlete's half-beard is extremely puzzling

It’s a no from us.

# athlete - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The42 Male guides now allowed for visually impaired athletes after Women's Mini Marathon u-turn Change Of Mind

Male guides now allowed for visually impaired athletes after Women's Mini Marathon u-turn

Sinead Kane had been originally told she could not compete because her guide is a man.

# athlete - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London

Jimmy Thoronka vanished after competing in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last summer.

# athlete - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Here are five projects worth catching as BT's Young Scientist awards get underway

The next three days will see 550 projects go on display to the general public.

# athlete - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge First openly gay player drafted in the NFL kisses boyfriend live on telly American Football

# athlete - Monday 24 March, 2014

Steenkamp "sometimes scared" of Pistorius, court hears

The athlete’s murder trial entered its fourth week today – and is already over schedule.

# athlete - Monday 17 February, 2014

From The42 Slammin' Sam Burgess to join union in 2015 Rugby World Cup bid Code Hopper

Slammin' Sam Burgess to join union in 2015 Rugby World Cup bid

Bath have confirmed the capture of the rugby league star on a three-year contract.

# athlete - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From The42 LeBron takes Miami on a leisurely triathlon on his way to training Training Day

LeBron takes Miami on a leisurely triathlon on his way to training

Yep, just a regular day for LBJ.

# athlete - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From The42 Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships Double Up

Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships

A storming run of 10.61 seconds gave the Paralympic Champion 100m Gold.

# athlete - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From The42 This Israel Folau video is the perfect way to get you excited about the 2nd Lions test Athlete This post contains videos

# athlete - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Pistorius 'numb with shock and grief', says uncle

The Olympic athlete’s family is strongly refuting the murder charge against him, saying they have “no doubt” there is “no substance to the allegation”.

# athlete - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: This 12-year-old Parkour athlete will amaze, terrify you Prodigy This post contains videos

VIDEO: This 12-year-old Parkour athlete will amaze, terrify you

“Wee Beastie,” is the youngest-ever member of Parkour Generations.

# athlete - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From The42 Golden girl Britton gets some Brussels silver for Christmas Cross Country

Golden girl Britton gets some Brussels silver for Christmas

The Wicklow native followed up her European win with a second placed finish in Belgium.

# athlete - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

The Run In The Dark race is back – and now it’s international

Now in its second year, the event boasts six official locations: Dublin, Belfast, Cork, London, Manchester and New York.

# athlete - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Take a nine-second break to watch this steeplechase runner take a dunk Ouch

VIDEO: Take a nine-second break to watch this steeplechase runner take a dunk

To her credit, she got up and carried on.

# athlete - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

From The42 Tough going: Globetrotting triathlete refusing to ease up Tri-harder

Tough going: Globetrotting triathlete refusing to ease up

London-bound Aileen Morrison has no time to complain while there are still targets to be hit.

# athlete - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Blind adventurer facing fight of his life – and you can help Run For Mark This post contains images

Blind adventurer facing fight of his life – and you can help

Mark Pollock went blind at 22 but went on to become an adventure athlete – now he has been paralysed in an accident, he is looking for help to get on the road to recovery.