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Ireland Beat Afghanistan By Three Wickets To Level ODI Series

Ireland levelled a three-match ODI series with Afghanistan at 1-1 with victory by three wickets in Belfast on Wednesday. The visitors chose to bat first but posted a modest total of 182 for nine and, propelled by a half century from Andrew Balbirnie, Ireland reached their target of 183 with six overs to spare. The sides will meet again on …

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US Open Regret Cornet Shirt Change Warning In ‘Sexism’ Row

US Open chiefs on Wednesday said they were wrong to sanction French player Alize Cornet for removing her shirt on court, a bizarre warning which saw the tournament accused of sexism. Cornet slipped off her shirt, revealing a black sports bra, after realising she had put it on back to front while off court during a 10-minute heat break before …

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‘It’s A Nightmare’: Players Melt In US Open Extreme Heat

For Caroline Wozniacki, it was like “drinking a margarita on a beach” but for tearful Alize Cornet it was a “nightmare” as temperatures nudged towards the 40-degree mark at the US Open on Tuesday. Four of eight early men’s first round matches ended in retirements. Temperatures were expected to soar to 38 degrees (100 farenheit) by mid-afternoon, the effect made …

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Women’s Hockey Team To Face England In Euro Championships

The draw for the 2019 European hockey championships has taken place with the Irish women’s team set to face off against England once again.  Graham Shaw’s side were narrow losers to their neighbours in the group stages of the World Cup but the result was futile as Ireland had already qualified for the knock out stages before going on to claim …

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Watch: Niamh McCarthy Takes Home Discus Gold In Berlin

Niamh McCarthy managed to obliterate the competition with a fantastic showing at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin to take home gold. What a performance from the 24-year-old from Cork! Niamh McCarthy managed to lay down an impressive foundation back in May when she broke the European record in Rieti Grand Prix in Italy and when her time …

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Watch: Jason Smyth Completes The Double With 100m Gold At Para Euro Championships

The incredible achievements of Ireland’s Jason Smyth show no sign of stopping. The 31-year-old claimed first place in the 200m T13 final at the World Para Athletics European Championships just yesterday, and he has now romped home with gold in the 100m T13 final in Berlin. See Also: Unbeaten Smyth Storms To Gold At Para European Championships Starting in lane four, …

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Lenihan Secures More Irish Gold At Para Athletics European Championships

Cork’s Noelle Lenihan has secured another gold medal for Ireland at the Para-Athletics European Championships in Berlin. Lenihan retained her women’s discus title breaking her own T38 record twice in the process with throws of 32.28 and 32.95. 🚨 World Record 🚨 Noelle Lenihan 🇮🇪 is on 🔥 this morning! Having thrown a World Record in round two, she throws another …

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Watch: Unbeaten Smyth Storms To Gold At Para European Championships

Jason Smyth has secured Ireland’s second gold medal of the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin this evening, easing to victory in the Men’s 200m T13 race. He clocked a time of  21.44, breaking the previous European Championship record that he set 13 years ago. The result means that the Derry native maintains his unbeaten record at this competition. …

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Watch: Ireland’s Streimikyte Claims Gold At Para European Championships

Ireland has claimed their first gold medal on day two of the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin through Greta Streimikyte.  The 22-year-old Paralympian powered home in the Women’s 1500m T13 Final this afternoon in a time of 4:48.54. Ireland 🇮🇪 get their first 🥇 of the championships! It is Greta Streimikyte 🇮🇪 who claims victory in the women's T13 1500m #Berlin2018 …

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