Liam Jegou

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Emmet Brennan:  the 30-year-old light-heavyweight from inner-city Dublin shows the pain of defeat after his defeat to    Uzbeck fighter Dilshodbek Ruzmetov.  Photographer: James Crombie/Inpho

All the Olympics is a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances. Only three days in, and Shakespeare(...)

Liam Jegou was the first Irish athlete to be officially selected for the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Canoe Ireland

Every Olympic journey is marked by a beginning, middle and end, only for Liam Jegou it feels like there’s been a lot more in between. The first Irish (...)

 Jack Woolley will be one of the first athletes in action in Tokyo, competing in the Makuhari Messe Hall on July 24th 2021. Photograph: Sportsfile

There is no reset button this time. Come Sunday, across the city of 38 million people, the countdown clocks dotted at major Tokyo landmarks will becom(...)

Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

Liam Jegou qualified for the semi-finals at the canoe slalom World Cup in Lee Valley, London on Friday. The Ireland C1 paddler placed 29th in his f(...)

Jenny Egan won bronze at the World Cup in Duisburg, Germany. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Jenny Egan took a bronze medal at the canoe sprint World Cup in Duisburg, Germany on Sunday. In a close finish of the women’s K1 5,000 metres the Irel(...)

Canoe slalom

Ireland’s Liam Jegou missed out on a chance of making the final at the canoe slalom World Championships in Rio de Janeiro. The 22-year-old C1 paddle(...)

Liam Jegou: was the fastest qualifier at the under-23 canoe slalom World Championships Krakow in Poland.

Liam Jegou qualified directly for the semi-finals at the under-23 canoe slalom World Championships in Krakow in Poland. The France-based Irish man com(...)

Liam Jegou has the chance to qualify for the Rio Olympics.

Liam Jegou produced the performance of his life to qualify for semi-finals at the canoe slalom European Championships in Slovakia and give himself the(...)

Caoimhe O’Ferrall excelled at the Irish Open at Lucan.

The Ireland canoe slalom team for the season ahead has been picked. Liam Jegou, Hannah Craig and Ciarán Heurteau, three proven internationals, will ge(...)

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