Category Archives: Athletics

Rhusidat Adeleke Golden Tracks Nomination: The Tallaght Echo (Online) – October 16 2021

Adeleke narrowly misses out on Rising Star prize Daire Walsh Tallaght’s Rhasidat Adeleke lost out to Femke Bol of the Netherlands in the Women’s Rising Star category at the European Athletics Golden Tracks awards earlier this evening. Shortlisted alongside Bol … Continue reading

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Post-Paralympics Piece: Jason Smyth – The42.ie – August 31 2021

‘I feel there is potential for me to run faster’ – Smyth not ruling out return for Paris 2024 The 34-year-old could be tempted to compete at a fifth Paralympic Games. SIX-TIME PARALYMPIC gold medallist Jason Smyth has revealed he … Continue reading

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Paralympics Piece: Michael McKillop – The Irish Examiner – August 30 2021

Michael McKillop: ‘I’m going to go out all guns blazing’ The Antrim man kick-starts his latest – and perhaps final – bid for a podium place in the 1500m T38 heats at the Tokyo National Stadium on Friday DAIRE WALSH … Continue reading

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Paralympics Piece: Jason Smyth – The Irish Examiner – August 28 2021

Jason Smyth adapting to Covid as he targets Paralympic gold DAIRE WALSH Like virtually every person across the globe, Jason Smyth has learnt to deal with Covid-19 in his own way over the past 18 months. Whereas the Derry sprinter … Continue reading

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European U20 Athletics Championships: Rhasidat Adeleke Wins Second Gold – The Tallaght Echo (Online) – July 17 2021

Adeleke makes it a double success in Tallinn with 200m triumph By Daire Walsh Tallaght’s Rhasidat Adeleke crowned a remarkable few days at the European U20 Athletics Championships in Tallinn by securing the Women’s 200m title in the Estonian capital … Continue reading

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European Athletics U20 Championships: Rhasidat Adeleke & Israel Olatunde – The Tallaght Echo (Online) – July 15 2021

Adeleke cruises into European Championship final By Daire Walsh Tallaght’s Rhasidat Adeleke comfortably booked her place in tomorrow’s Women’s 100m final at the European Athletics U20 Championships in Tallinn with a brace of impressive performances earlier today, . In this morning’s … Continue reading

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Rhasidat Adeleke Breaks Irish 200 Metres Record: The Tallaght Echo (Online) – May 16 2021

Adeleke breaks Irish 200 metre record in the Big Apple By Daire Walsh Tallaght native Rhasidat Adeleke set another landmark in her young career by breaking the Irish 200 metre record at the Big 12 Championships in Manhattan on Saturday … Continue reading

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Nadia Power Finishing Fourth In European Indoor Championships: The Tallaght Echo (Online) – March 6 2021

Disappointment for Power and Travers in Poland By Daire Walsh THERE was disappointment for Templeogue’s Nadia Power at Toruń in Poland on Saturday evening as she finished fourth in the semi-final of the women’s 800 metres at the European Indoor … Continue reading

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Piece On Rhasidat Adeleke Breaking 400m Indoor Record: The Tallaght Echo (Online) – February 28 2021

Rhasidat Adeleke sets new Irish indoor record By Daire Walsh Tallaght’s Rhasidat Adeleke set a new landmark in her burgeoning athletics career on Saturday evening by breaking the Irish Junior 400m indoor record. Representing the University of Texas at the … Continue reading

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Piece On Nadia Power Breaking The 800m Record For A Second Time: The Tallaght Echo (Online) – February 17 2021

Power breaks 800m record once again By Daire Walsh Templeogue’s Nadia Power maintained her whirlwind start to 2021 by setting yet another 800 metre Irish indoor record at the World Indoor Tour in Torún, Poland on Wednesday. Just 18 days earlier … Continue reading

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