UCC Students to cycle #600KM4Cancer

Writes Cailean Coffey On Friday 21st February, two final-year UCC students will begin a 600km, three-day cycle to raise money for childhood cancer. Killian Burke, who studies Finance, and Kevin Harte, who studies Commerce, will be cycling from Mizen Head, Co. Cork to Malin Head, Co. Donegal. The journey will take three days, and will…

Irish Hockey Qualify For Tokyo!

The Irish women’s hockey team continue to ride on a crest of a wave which began in 2018 after securing the passage to their first ever Olympic Games in Tokyo next year. Of course, anyone who has followed the sport on this island for the past year will know that it wasn’t without drama. Canada…

Taylor Cements Historic Legacy

For some years now, a softly spoken woman from Bray with an infectious smile and personality to match has carried the hopes of a nation on her broad shoulders. With emotional highs and some extremely difficult lows along the way, Ireland’s Katie Taylor has cemented herself as one of the greatest athletes to emerge from…

Alberto Salazar: A Paradigm shift towards tougher regulation or just another impasse for clean competition?

Writes Philip Wade The world of Athletics has been plunged into yet another doping controversy with the news that high-profile trainer Alberto Salazar has been banned for four years for various doping violations. Salazar was the coach of many Olympic and World champions, most notably double Olympic Gold winner at London 2012, Mo Farah. As…