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European Championship Round-up: Three Irish Medals As Host City Dublin Shines

The World Para-Swimming Allianz European Championship came to the perfect close last night with Ireland winning their first gold medal of the tournament through Ellen Keane. Keane blitzed the field in her Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB8 final to add gold to her bronze medal she secured on Friday evening. The gold was Ireland’s final medal of the tournament and topped …

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Japan Athletes Booted From Asian Games In Prostitute Scandal

Four Japanese basketball players have been sent home from the Asian Games in disgrace for allegedly paying prostitutes for sex, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) said Monday. The players were spotted in a notorious red light district of Jakarta in their national jerseys last week, JOC officials told a press conference, saying the quartet had been ordered to leave immediately. …

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Ellen Keane Wins Gold For Ireland At European Championship

Ellen Keane has won Ireland’s first gold medal at the World Para-Swimming Allianz European Championships in Dublin. Keane finished first in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB8 final to add gold to her bronze medal she secured on Friday evening. LISTEN TO THAT ROAR! đŸ”„She's done it! @keane_ellen wins GOLDđŸ„‡for Ireland! #[email protected] pic.twitter.com/MfrLQHIDr7 — World Para Swimming (@Para_swimming) August 19, 2018 …

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Nicole Turner Wins Silver In 50m Butterfly At European Championships

Nicole Turner managed to take home silver in today’s 50m butterfly s6 in Dublin’s European Championships. What an achievement for the 16-year-old from Portarlington! After finishing second in her heat earlier on today, Turner managed to replicate the feat – but this time in doing so, she brought home a coveted silver medal, only falling short of Great Britain’s Eleanor …

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Keane Secures First Irish Medal At Para Swimming European Championships

Ellen Keane has won Ireland’s first medal at the World Para-Swimming Allianz European Championships at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. Keane finished third in her women’s 200m individual medley final securing bronze for Ireland, their first medal of the competition so far. IRELAND HAVE THEIR FIRST MEDAL!!!! WAAAHOOO â˜˜ïžđŸ‡źđŸ‡ȘđŸ’ȘđŸŒ Ellen Keane takes bronze!! #Dublin2018 pic.twitter.com/YqJTysNQE7 — Paralympics Ireland (@ParalympicsIRE) …

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“Irish Crowds Are Always Amazing” – Team GB Full Of Praise For Dublin Fans

Wherever you go in the sporting world you’re sure to hear the Irish fans in full voice. Especially when it’s in their home country. The National Aquatic Centre has been raucous throughout the World Para-Swimming Allianz European Championships, for not only the Irish athletes but for all the swimmers involved in the week-long competition. The crowd have attracted the attention of many …

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Ellen Keane’s Family On Dublin As Host City: “This Is As Big As It Gets”

Laura and Eddie Keane are the parents of Irish Para-Swimming medal hopeful Ellen Keane. On Tuesday Ellen reached the final of the Women’s 100m Butterfly, finishing fourth overall in front of her hometown crowd at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. Speaking before Tuesday evening’s race the Keane’s spoke about the familiar nerves that they were experiencing as they awaited Ellen’s performance. …

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Fernando Alonso To Retire From Formula One At End Of Season

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season after his recent struggles with underachieving McLaren. The 37-year-old Spaniard, who has 32 Grand Prix wins to his credit in 17 seasons, has become increasingly disenchanted with Formula One as the once all-powerful McLaren team have fallen way off …

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