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Breaking: Gina Akpe-Moses Finishes 8th In 100m World Final

Irish 100m runner Gina Akpe-Moses finished 8th in the final of the u20 World Championship after running a time of 11.64. Akpe-Moses qualified for the final after coming third in this afternoon’s first semi-final running the 100m in a time of 11.51 seconds. Gina Akpe-Moses finishes 8th in 11.64 #IAAFworlds — Athletics Ireland (@irishathletics) July 12, 2018 Brianna Williams of Jamaica …

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Breaking: Ireland’s Dan Martin Wins Stage Six Of Tour De France

Irish cyclist Dan Martin has won the sixth stage of this year’s Tour De France. The stage was from Brest to the Mûr-de-Bretagne and is Martin’s second stage win five years after the first one in the Pyrenees. 💪 @DanMartin86 💪#TDF2018 pic.twitter.com/V0H1fXZM62 — Le Tour de France (@LeTour) July 12, 2018 Greg Van Avermaet retained the yellow jersey.   Martin who is …

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Gina Akpe-Moses Qualifies For 100m World Championship Final

Gina Akpe-Moses has qualified for the 100m U20 World Championship final today after coming third in this afternoon’s first semi-final.  Akpe-Moses ran a fantastic race to finish with a time of 11.51. She had to wait until the other two semi-finals had finished to see if her time would be fast enough to qualify for the final. Unfortunately, Limerick’s Ciara Neville came …

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Serena And Kerber Stun Opponents To Reach Wimbledon Final

After both Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber cruised past their semi-final opponents, they will meet for the second time on the Wimbledon championship stage. Kerber, the 11th and highest remaining seed, started off the semi-finals with a match against Jelena Ostapenko, the No. 12 seed. But Kerber didn’t have to work too hard. Ostapenko suffered from her own errors throughout the …

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Defending Champion Federer Suffers Shock Wimbledon Exit

Roger Federer suffered a stunning Wimbledon exit as the defending champion blew a two-set lead and wasted a match point in a 2-6, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 quarter-final defeat against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson on Wednesday. Federer’s bid to win a ninth Wimbledon title came to an astonishing end as the Swiss star collapsed in a nail-biting four hour …

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Ciara Neville Easily Qualifies For Semi-Finals At World U-20s Championships

Limerick’s Ciara Neville has sailed so far, easily qualifying for the semi-finals of the 100m at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. The eighteen-year-old Emerald AC athlete finished second in the fourth heat of the 100m race with a season-best time of 11.54. Her second-place finish sends her through to Thursday’s semi-final race which will begin at 4pm Irish …

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Cheatsheet: Wimbledon Quarter-Final Preview

Wimbledon has not failed to bring excitement and anticipation to the court this year. The women’s tournament has featured a shocking number of upsets, resulting in all of the top-10 seeds to be eliminated. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are breezing through opponents, but their quarter-final opponents could possibly trip them up. With several matches coming today and tomorrow, here are the 2018 …

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