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#Sports

# sports - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Funding for sports should be tied to commitment to stopping abuse, says Oireachtas committee
# Final Whistle
# Final Whistle

Funding for sports should be tied to commitment to stopping abuse, says Oireachtas committee

Jun 28th 2022, 6:26 PM 7,525 Views 2 Comments

The committee’s chair said there is “no place for abusive or discriminatory behaviour in sport”.

# sports - Friday 18 March, 2022

Russian court extends detention of US basketball star
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian court extends detention of US basketball star

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 11:00 AM 40,797 Views 6 Comments

Brittney Griner will stay in custody until at least 19 May, it was announced.

# sports - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Michael D Higgins describes TV gambling ads as a 'scourge' as he urges debate around the issue
# Problem Gambling
# Problem Gambling

Michael D Higgins describes TV gambling ads as a 'scourge' as he urges debate around the issue

Jul 10th 2021, 10:31 AM 13,752 Views 38 Comments

President Higgins said debate around gambling in Ireland is to be welcomed.

# sports - Monday 7 June, 2021

Ticketholders with symptoms of Covid-19 should be refunded, sports grounds told
# Trial Events
# Trial Events

Ticketholders with symptoms of Covid-19 should be refunded, sports grounds told

Jun 7th 2021, 1:41 PM 13,896 Views 4 Comments

Contact details of spectators at trial sport events will be kept for up to 28 days for contact tracing.

# sports - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Opinion: When Naomi Osaka talks, we should listen - athletes are not commodities
# Pro Tennis
# Pro Tennis

Opinion: When Naomi Osaka talks, we should listen - athletes are not commodities

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 2:15 PM 20,851 Views 50 Comments

As Osaka withdraws from the French Open, psychology professor Peter Terry says we should remember that athletes are not super human

# sports - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Minister 'optimistic' fans will be able to attend test sporting events during the summer
# Summertime
# Summertime

Minister 'optimistic' fans will be able to attend test sporting events during the summer

Apr 20th 2021, 4:47 PM 11,295 Views 8 Comments

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers says Ireland can learn from what other countries are doing.

# sports - Friday 18 September, 2020

IRFU losses due to Covid expected to exceed €30 million this year
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

IRFU losses due to Covid expected to exceed €30 million this year

Sep 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 18,646 Views 35 Comments

The Oireachtas Covid-19 committee will hear concerns from sports organisations today about their financial viability.

# sports - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Sport pilot events in England limited to 1,000 people with return of fans under review
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Sport pilot events in England limited to 1,000 people with return of fans under review

Updated Sep 9th 2020, 8:26 PM 7,990 Views 0 Comments

Plans for horse racing, football, basketball, and speedway events have changed after a rise in Covid-19 cases.

# sports - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ireland's sports tech squad is hitting form as investment flows
# Health 2.0
From Business ETC
# Health 2.0

Ireland's sports tech squad is hitting form as investment flows

Feb 29th 2020, 1:01 AM 2,003 Views 0 Comments

It is time to ‘accelerate’ as companies such as Kitman Labs and Output Sports secure new funding.

# sports - Friday 28 February, 2020

Ireland's sports tech squad is hitting form as investment flows
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

Ireland's sports tech squad is hitting form as investment flows

Feb 28th 2020, 12:03 PM 2,206 Views 0 Comments

It is time to ‘accelerate’ as companies such as Kitman Labs and Output Sports secure new funding.

# sports - Thursday 23 January, 2020

On a mission for growth: Why Kitman Labs is planning to double in size
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

On a mission for growth: Why Kitman Labs is planning to double in size

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:35 AM 271 Views 0 Comments

The fast-growing Irish startup is on a hiring spree as it looks to capitalise on an evolution in sports tech.

# sports - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

On a mission for growth: Why Kitman Labs is planning to double in size
# Health 2.0
From Business ETC
# Health 2.0

On a mission for growth: Why Kitman Labs is planning to double in size

Jan 22nd 2020, 1:10 AM 2,194 Views 0 Comments

The fast-growing Irish startup is on a hiring spree as it looks to capitalise on an evolution in sports tech.

# sports - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Shane Ross says government will 'look at' proposal to split FAI
# Two Sections
# Two Sections

Shane Ross says government will 'look at' proposal to split FAI

Dec 12th 2019, 9:41 AM 14,448 Views 49 Comments

A plan has been created by FAI members to split the organisation into two sections, the Irish Independent has reported.

# sports - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs

Oct 10th 2019, 10:08 AM 814 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Power’s co-founder is among the investors taking a punt on the company again.

Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs

Oct 10th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,071 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Power’s co-founder is among the investors taking a punt on the company again.

# sports - Friday 4 October, 2019

The Irish economy is reaping the rewards of the sporting industry
# Sports
From Business ETC
# Sports

The Irish economy is reaping the rewards of the sporting industry

Oct 4th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,043 Views 0 Comments

According to a new calculation the sporting industry almost doubles return on government investment.

# sports - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Output Sports is building smart sensors for strength and conditioning training
# Startup Scout
# Startup Scout

Output Sports is building smart sensors for strength and conditioning training

Sep 26th 2019, 10:20 AM 356 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

# sports - Monday 23 September, 2019

Output Sports is building smart sensors for strength and conditioning training
# Startup Scout
From Business ETC
# Startup Scout

Output Sports is building smart sensors for strength and conditioning training

Sep 23rd 2019, 1:00 AM 1,669 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

# sports - Sunday 22 September, 2019

The real Eddie Jones, Jonny Cooper's five-in-a-row relief and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The real Eddie Jones, Jonny Cooper's five-in-a-row relief and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:30 AM 6,636 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.

# sports - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Meet the man taking up the reins at the Curragh Racecourse
# Sports
# Sports

Meet the man taking up the reins at the Curragh Racecourse

Aug 22nd 2019, 9:31 AM 629 Views 0 Comments

Pat Keogh wants Kildare locals to see the venue ‘as their racecourse’ as it emerges from a turbulent period

# sports - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:30 AM 8,141 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# sports - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week

Jun 9th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,068 Views 5 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# sports - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Glofox has raised $10m in new funding for its push into the US market
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

Glofox has raised $10m in new funding for its push into the US market

May 14th 2019, 3:54 PM 1,171 Views 0 Comments

The gym software startup is opening a new office in Los Angeles.

# sports - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Opinion: At a club football match on a cold and rainy, dismal evening - I fell in love with Gaelic games
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: At a club football match on a cold and rainy, dismal evening - I fell in love with Gaelic games

May 4th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,073 Views 7 Comments

I love the sense of community spirit that is manifest at every match. Throughout Ireland, the GAA is the glue that binds residents together, writes Larry Donnelly.

# sports - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Why gym supremo Ben Dunne is on the lookout for smaller workout spaces
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Why gym supremo Ben Dunne is on the lookout for smaller workout spaces

Apr 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 35,512 Views 24 Comments

The high-profile businessman is moving one of his main Dublin branches to the basement of a cinema.

# sports - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Why gym supremo Ben Dunne is on the lookout for smaller workout spaces
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Why gym supremo Ben Dunne is on the lookout for smaller workout spaces

Apr 11th 2019, 1:31 PM 1,746 Views 0 Comments

The high-profile businessman is moving one of his main Dublin branches to the basement of a cinema.

# sports - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Why gym supremo Ben Dunne is on the lookout for smaller workout spaces
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

Why gym supremo Ben Dunne is on the lookout for smaller workout spaces

Apr 9th 2019, 5:11 PM 5,302 Views 0 Comments

The high-profile businessman is moving one of his main Dublin branches to the basement of a cinema.

# sports - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Sports fashion brand Gym+Coffee is opening in Cork - but has put its UK plans on ice
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Sports fashion brand Gym+Coffee is opening in Cork - but has put its UK plans on ice

Mar 27th 2019, 2:50 PM 917 Views 0 Comments

The Irish athleisure startup has been feeling the burn from Brexit.

How Perpetua took the 'best of nightclubs' to build a gym for the aspirational tech elite
# Sports
# Sports

How Perpetua took the 'best of nightclubs' to build a gym for the aspirational tech elite

Mar 27th 2019, 2:43 PM 2,453 Views 0 Comments

After making its Dublin debut, the chain is already scouting other locations in the city.

# sports - Sunday 24 March, 2019

How Perpetua took the 'best of nightclubs' to build a gym for the aspirational tech elite
# Sports
From Business ETC
# Sports

How Perpetua took the 'best of nightclubs' to build a gym for the aspirational tech elite

Mar 24th 2019, 1:00 AM 5,520 Views 0 Comments

After making its Dublin debut, the chain is already scouting other locations in the city.

# sports - Friday 22 March, 2019

Sports fashion brand Gym+Coffee is opening in Cork - but has put its UK plans on ice
# Retail And Services
From Business ETC
# Retail And Services

Sports fashion brand Gym+Coffee is opening in Cork - but has put its UK plans on ice

Mar 22nd 2019, 3:00 PM 2,480 Views 0 Comments

The Irish athleisure startup has been feeling the burn from Brexit.

# sports - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'Why can't I find comfortable, sweat-resistant, appropriate sportsgear? I'm a woman'
# Column
# Column

'Why can't I find comfortable, sweat-resistant, appropriate sportsgear? I'm a woman'

Feb 19th 2019, 7:00 AM 52,667 Views 85 Comments

‘I wonder if my O’Neills tracksuit from P.E. is stashed away anywhere at home?’, writes Sarah Geraghty.

# sports - Friday 18 January, 2019

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jan 18th 2019, 5:00 PM 28,472 Views 18 Comments

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

# sports - Monday 26 November, 2018

Can anyone stop the Saints from marching to the Super Bowl?
# The Saints Are Coming
From The42
# The Saints Are Coming

Can anyone stop the Saints from marching to the Super Bowl?

Nov 26th 2018, 12:06 PM 5,213 Views 3 Comments

They might not have the best offence or defence but nobody is more complete than New Orleans, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# sports - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Flyefit's bumper profits highlight the very lucrative business of budget gyms
# Retail And Services
From Business ETC
# Retail And Services

Flyefit's bumper profits highlight the very lucrative business of budget gyms

Nov 21st 2018, 6:00 PM 3,592 Views 0 Comments

The low-cost chain has rapidly expanded and will soon open its first branch in Cork.

# sports - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week

Oct 7th 2018, 11:25 AM 7,754 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# sports - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

How Dublin startup Banach is helping the betting giants keep up with technology
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

How Dublin startup Banach is helping the betting giants keep up with technology

Aug 29th 2018, 6:00 PM 2,684 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the three-year-old company.

# sports - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

€1.5 million announced by Ross is new 'windfall' funding
# Sports
# Sports

€1.5 million announced by Ross is new 'windfall' funding

Aug 7th 2018, 6:20 PM 17,177 Views 31 Comments

Questions had been asked about where the funding had come from.

# sports - Monday 30 July, 2018

Poll: Do you think gambling ads should be banned from sports?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Do you think gambling ads should be banned from sports?

Jul 30th 2018, 10:18 AM 29,855 Views 94 Comments

There’s a sharper focus on sports adverts and the detrimental effect they could have on young people.

# sports - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

This Galway firm has teamed up with the US swimming body to deploy its training app
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

This Galway firm has teamed up with the US swimming body to deploy its training app

Jul 18th 2018, 11:27 AM 356 Views 0 Comments

The FitrWoman app helps female athletes to organise their training around their menstrual cycle.

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