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#hurdles

# hurdles - Monday 6 January, 2020

From The42 Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing Hurdles

Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing

With a new system to bed in, Johann van Graan laments that he has not been able to maintain a consistent starting XV.

# hurdles - Thursday 25 July, 2019

From The42 'My fire had been bright, but it was burning out': Lavin's love for hurdles rekindled Back On Track

'My fire had been bright, but it was burning out': Lavin's love for hurdles rekindled

The 25-year-old track star is enjoying athletics again after a combination of injury and obsession set her back.

# hurdles - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From The42 'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again' Ireland Scott Talent This post contains videos

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'

The Carlow-sprinter will represent Ireland at senior level for the first time today in Glasgow.

# hurdles - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

From The Daily Edge The entire country is now in love with Thomas Barr and his whole family Best Barr None
From The42 48 seconds from immortality: The biggest day of Thomas Barr's career Fear Thar Barr

48 seconds from immortality: The biggest day of Thomas Barr's career

Waterford star set to end Ireland’s 84-year wait for an Olympic track sprint final.

# hurdles - Monday 8 August, 2016

From The42 Eat like an Olympian: Derval O'Rourke launches second book Fit Foodie

Eat like an Olympian: Derval O'Rourke launches second book

The former Olympian and new mother has adapted well to life after athletics.

# hurdles - Friday 10 July, 2015

From The42 400m hurdle gold for Waterford's Thomas Barr at World University Games Deise Dash This post contains videos

400m hurdle gold for Waterford's Thomas Barr at World University Games

The University of Limerick man finished in a time of 48,78 seconds.

# hurdles - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From The42 'There's just too much at stake for jockeys to really enjoy Cheltenham' Hurdles

'There's just too much at stake for jockeys to really enjoy Cheltenham'

With more riders but fewer runners, life isn’t simple for freelancers like Dougie Costello.

# hurdles - Friday 30 January, 2015

Google has explained why it pulled the plug (for now) on Google Glass

The company held its earnings call last night, where it failed to meet analysts’ expectations for the fifth quarter in a row.

# hurdles - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The42 Thomas Barr stuns reigning world champion to clinch 400m hurdles crown World Beater

Thomas Barr stuns reigning world champion to clinch 400m hurdles crown

The Waterford native broke the Irish record back in May and continues to impress on the track.

# hurdles - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The42 20 pictures that celebrate Derval O'Rourke's brilliant hurdling career Hurdle Heroine

20 pictures that celebrate Derval O'Rourke's brilliant hurdling career

Ireland’s most fierce track competitor hung up her spikes this morning. Here are some of her finest moments.

# hurdles - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From The42 Weightlifting, walking and getting lapped by 80-year-olds: How Derval recovered Interview

Weightlifting, walking and getting lapped by 80-year-olds: How Derval recovered

The hurdler has had to learn to walk (and swim) before she can run again.

# hurdles - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From The42 'It's frustrating to have only four medals, there's one missing' -- Derval O'Rourke Collect Them All

'It's frustrating to have only four medals, there's one missing' -- Derval O'Rourke

The Cork hurdler is hoping to be back on the podium in Zurich this August, but has had to push her competitive return back by a month.

# hurdles - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

It's raining, so here's a clip of Michelle Jenneke falling over

She broke the hurdle. Broke it in two.

# hurdles - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From The42 Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as Yanit handed doping ban Doping Ban

Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as Yanit handed doping ban

Athletics Ireland contact European bosses to clarify the implications of Nevin Yanit’s two-year ban for Derval O’Rourke.

# hurdles - Friday 3 May, 2013

From The42 Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as rival charged with doping Upgrade

Derval O'Rourke in line for medal upgrade as rival charged with doping

Nevin Yanit won the European title in Gothenburg in March

# hurdles - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From The42 ‘I find it hard not to take it personally’ — Derval O’Rourke ‘disappointed’ by grants cut Financial Hurdles

‘I find it hard not to take it personally’ — Derval O’Rourke ‘disappointed’ by grants cut

The Cork athlete was granted just €12,000 this year.

# hurdles - Friday 1 March, 2013

From The42 Indoor Championships: O'Rourke eases through 60m heat Gothenburg

Indoor Championships: O'Rourke eases through 60m heat

The Cork athlete came second in her heat this morning, clocking a season’s best time in the process.

# hurdles - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From The42 Internet sensation and dancing hurdler Michelle Jenneke does her warm-up dance for the Swimsuit Issue Viral This post contains videos

# hurdles - Sunday 19 August, 2012

From The42 Derval O'Rourke hurdles to victory in National League Final Winning Ways

Derval O'Rourke hurdles to victory in National League Final

The Cork athlete was a surprise inclusion in the field at Tullamore Harriers’ stadium.

# hurdles - Monday 6 August, 2012

From The42 Derval O'Rourke qualifies for 100m Hurdles semi-final London 2012

Derval O'Rourke qualifies for 100m Hurdles semi-final

The Cork athlete recorded a season’s best time of 12.91 and paid credit to her training partner, our very own Ails McSweeney.

# hurdles - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: A day in the life of Lolo Jones Committed This post contains videos

VIDEO: A day in the life of Lolo Jones

The American Olympian is the subject of a stylish little featurette.

# hurdles - Friday 13 July, 2012

From The42 Young Irish track stars progress to world championship semi-finals English Glee

Young Irish track stars progress to world championship semi-finals

Mark English and Sarah Lavin will hope to make it through to the final of their respective events on Saturday evening.

# hurdles - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

From The42 Hurdles: O'Rourke quietly confident in Olympic build-up Focus

Hurdles: O'Rourke quietly confident in Olympic build-up

London 2012 is ‘the one you wanna nail’ says Derval O’Rourke, but for the moment the Douglas athlete is concentrating on her next hurdle in Istanbul.