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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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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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“My Parents Didn’t Want To Treat Me Differently” – Ellen Keane

Ellen Keane was selected as the Pundit Arena Sportswoman of the Month for April. Life doesn’t stop for 23-year-old Clontarf native Ellen Keane.  The impressive bronze Paralympic medalist currently has the unenviable task of balancing life as a high-performance swimmer, a student in her final year at DIT and a spokeswoman for promoting various campaigns including her sport, positive body …

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