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GOLD for Barr! Batt Qualifies for 5000m final

Ireland’s latest world champion is Thomas Barr who won the 400m hurdles at the World Student Games in Gwangju, Korea. With a time almost a second faster than anyone in the field, Barr was always favourite to win the title but it proved tougher than expected. Until the final hurdle, Algeria’s Abdelma Lahoulou was pushing […]

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Reynolds 6th in Kazan; Records Tumble in Tullamore. Plus Round-Up

Laura Reynolds of DCU finished 6th in  the 20km wWalk at the World University Games in Kazan, Russian this morning in a season’s best 1 hr 33 mins 31 secs. The top three finishers were Russians. Niamh Whelan of  UL  finished fourth in her 200m semi-final  in a season’s best time of 23.68 – just .04 […]

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Minority Report – Herald June 30

HOCKEY: Ireland’s Nikki Symmons collected her 200m international cap before the first of last week’s three match test series against Canada in UCD. Symmons, who plays her club hockey with Loreto, is the first Irish player to reach this considerable milestone. She made her debut in 2001 against Wales in Cardiff at the age of […]

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