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#tokyo 2020

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From The42 'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics' Dream Come True

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 14 October, 2019

From The42 Fionnuala McCormack smashes marathon PB to secure Tokyo 2020 qualification Chicago Marathon

Fionnuala McCormack smashes marathon PB to secure Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Wicklow native finished fifth in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 6 October, 2019

From The42 Ireland show jumping team secure Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot Happy Days

Ireland show jumping team secure Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot

Darragh Kenny, Peter Moloney, Cian O’Connor and Paul O’Shea all played a part in the success.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From The42 Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships Success

Robert Hendrick secures Ireland's ticket to Tokyo at Canoe Slalom World Championships

The 21-year-old was first up and last to qualify today.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

From The42 Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign Changes

Annalise Murphy returns to Laser Radial after quitting 49erFX Olympic campaign

The Dubliner won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the discipline.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

From The42 Annalise Murphy quits 49erFX Olympic campaign after World Cup 'wake-up call' End Of The Line

Annalise Murphy quits 49erFX Olympic campaign after World Cup 'wake-up call'

The Olympic silver medalist and Katie Tingle have parted ways but remain lifelong friends.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From The42 'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance' Tokyo 2020

'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance'

Chloe Watkins and the Ireland women’s hockey team are within touching distance of their Olympic dream. There’s no going back now.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From The42 'A huge step' as Ireland's Olympic qualifier confirmed for Donnybrook Tokyo 2020

'A huge step' as Ireland's Olympic qualifier confirmed for Donnybrook

The World Cup silver medallists will take on Canada at Energia Park this November.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 9 September, 2019

From The42 Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs Tokyo 2020

Ireland men and women draw Canada in Olympic hockey qualifying play-offs

The two-legged ties will take place at the end of October/early November.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 8 September, 2019

From The42 Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw Tokyo 2020

Final pots confirmed as Ireland await Monday's Olympic qualification draw

The draw takes place in Switzerland tomorrow.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From The42 Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games Flying The Flag

Irish pair Crowley and Dukarska secure qualification for 2020 Olympic Games

The W2 crew of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley became the fourth Irish boat to qualify for Tokyo.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we look at what the country needs to do to bring more medals home.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

From The42 Joyous scenes as Irish dressage team qualify for Olympic Games for first time ever Happy Days This post contains videos

Joyous scenes as Irish dressage team qualify for Olympic Games for first time ever

Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K scored a brilliant 76.351% to help book their spot.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From The42 British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together Disaster

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together

Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 8 August, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Lanigan-O'Keeffe closing in on qualification for Tokyo Olympics Almost There

Ireland's Lanigan-O'Keeffe closing in on qualification for Tokyo Olympics

The Kilkenny man has reached the final of the European Modern Pentathlon Championships.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 28 July, 2019

From The42 Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification Record Breakers

Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Irish men’s medley team set a new record on the final day of the FINA World Swimming Championships.

From The42 Murphy motivated to add to Olympic legacy across multiple classes 2020 Vision

Murphy motivated to add to Olympic legacy across multiple classes

The Rio silver medallist is bidding to qualify for a third Games, but this time in a different event with team-mate Katie Tingle.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 26 July, 2019

From The42 Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins A Year To Go

Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins

The Waterford hurdler resumes his season at the National Athletics Championships this weekend.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From The42 From the Leaving Cert to the European Games in 5 days: Appiah scaling new heights for Longford Sky's The Limit

From the Leaving Cert to the European Games in 5 days: Appiah scaling new heights for Longford

‘The thing is you get big support from people online, but at the events themselves there needs to be more bodies there.’

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 21 July, 2019

From The42 Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

From The42 McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret Tokyo 2020

McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret

The Northern Irishman is on home soil for this week’s 148th Open Championship.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

From The42 'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy' Interview

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'

Chloe Magee speaks to The42 off the back of her European Games success alongside brother Sam.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short One Last Chance

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short

Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 Leinster's Keenan returns to Ireland 7s squad for Olympic qualifier Tokyo 2020

Leinster's Keenan returns to Ireland 7s squad for Olympic qualifier

Anthony Eddy has named his squad for this weekend’s tournament in Colomiers.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From The42 Disappointing finish puts Lynch's Tokyo 2020 ambitions on hold Sailing

Disappointing finish puts Lynch's Tokyo 2020 ambitions on hold

The Irish sailor will have to wait until next April to secure his place at the Olympics.

From The42 Ireland at full strength for this weekend's Olympic qualifying tournament Tokyo 2020

Ireland at full strength for this weekend's Olympic qualifying tournament

A place at Tokyo 2020 is on the line in Kazan.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 France set the standard ahead of Olympic Sevens qualifier, but Ireland not far off the pace Sighter

France set the standard ahead of Olympic Sevens qualifier, but Ireland not far off the pace

Ireland will likely have to beat France in Colombiers next month to secure passage to the Olympics.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea Road To Tokyo

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From The42 Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory Venue

Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory

The Sea Forest Waterway was unveiled on Sunday as Japan’s venue for the Olympic rowing’s eight-day programme.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 14 June, 2019

From The42 'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here' 2020 Olympics

'It's vitally important we qualify, for the longevity and survival of the sport here'

Ireland begin their quest to qualify for a second consecutive Olympic Games in France on Saturday morning.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain Tokyo 2020

Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain

The 20km race walker finished in a time of 1:20:50 on Sunday, just inside the qualifying standard time.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland far from their best but take first step on the long road to Tokyo Fih Final Series

Ireland far from their best but take first step on the long road to Tokyo

The World Cup finalists recorded a narrow victory over Malaysia in their FIH Final Series opener at Banbridge.

From The42 Highs, lows and sacrifices: Putting 'real life' on hold to chase the Olympic dream The Duke

Highs, lows and sacrifices: Putting 'real life' on hold to chase the Olympic dream

Deirdre Duke and Ireland begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign on home soil today.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 'There is no room for error and we know that. We're excited by the pressure' The Green Army

'There is no room for error and we know that. We're excited by the pressure'

A golden summer will count for nothing if Ireland fail to take the first steps towards Tokyo 2020 on home soil this month.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

From The42 Olympic qualification countdown continues with Ireland men and women's squads set for Paris 7s Tokyo Drift

Olympic qualification countdown continues with Ireland men and women's squads set for Paris 7s

Anthony Eddy has fresh faces on board as his men embark on another testing tournament.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From The42 Man put in charge of Olympic boxing admits he is 'totally unprepared' for the role Good Grief

Man put in charge of Olympic boxing admits he is 'totally unprepared' for the role

As things stand, boxers have no idea as to how they might qualify for the Games.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Boxing to remain Olympic sport for Tokyo but IOC intend to banish its broken governing body And Still?

Boxing to remain Olympic sport for Tokyo but IOC intend to banish its broken governing body

‘Today’s decision was taken in the interest of the athletes and the sport of boxing,’ IOC president Thomas Bach said in a statement.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From The42 Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce On The Plane

Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce

The race walker will compete at his third Olympics in Tokyo next summer.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From The42 Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Tokyo 2020

Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The 30-year-old was speaking ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park on Tuesday.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

From The42 Amateur boxing's crisis-hit governing body warns of legal action if barred from Tokyo Olympics Going Down Swinging

Amateur boxing's crisis-hit governing body warns of legal action if barred from Tokyo Olympics

AIBA said in a statement to AFP that it will ‘defend its legitimate right’ to organise boxing in Tokyo.

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