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The Irish Women’s hockey squad will travel to Malaysia on Friday as part of their preparation for the conditions they will face in Tokyo this summer. (...)

Ireland’s Roisin Upton sends in a high ball against Britain in Belfast. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 1 Britain 2 Ireland’s long wait for a win over Britain goes on as the visitors fought back in the second half to win 2-1 in the first of thr(...)

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(...)

Roisin Upton in action for Ireland against Canada last November. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Success or not, the Irish team cannot stand still two years after London 2018. That’s the current thinking in the Irish women’s hockey squad, change b(...)

Ireland captain Kathryn Mullan celebrates their victory over India with her team-mates in the 2018 Hockey World Cup. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Several hours after the Sunday evening hooter had sounded in the Lee Valley Stadium in Olympic Park, east London, Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel walked(...)

Ireland players celebrate with their silver medals after the Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands at Lee Valley Stadium in London in August 2018. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In April the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach said that everyone would have to make sacrifices and compromises. We h(...)

Roisin Upton scored for Catholic Institute against Loreto on Saturday. File photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Just two of Saturday’s Hockey League fixtures survived the stormy weather, with Old Alexandra and Pembroke Wanderers’ home ties against Cork Harlequi(...)

Naomi Carroll will be looking to add to her 111 caps on Ireland’s tour to South Africa. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Megan Frazer and Naomi Carroll have both been handed great opportunities to force their way back into the Olympic hockey reckoning after lengthy spell(...)

Before losing 2-0 to Dundee Wanderers in Sunday’s final, Railway had  victories over Portugal’s Grupo Desportivo do Viso and Swansea.  Stock photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Railway Union had a successful trip to Porto over the weekend, winning silver in the EuroHockey indoor challenge and earning promotion for Ireland to (...)

Sanita Puspure: was  named The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year Award winner for 2019. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“You don’t have to add any years on me today,” pleaded Sanita Puspure, who turns 38 on Saturday. The double world champion rower, who beat a competi(...)

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