Daily Olympic Update – Day 1

Morning report from Team Ireland on Day One of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games JULY 24th, 2021:  It was a jam-packed morning of action for Team Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with athletes from rowing, gymnastics, boxing. BOXING Kurt Walker was the first Irish boxer into the ring in Tokyo today, facing off against…Continue reading this article →

Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony and Schedule

The Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony will start at around 12pm today, 23.07.21.The Opening Ceremony will see boxer Brendan Irvine as a joint flag-bearer for Team Ireland. Some of the Games have already begun but an upcoming schedule for some of the athletes can be seen below: Team GB Archery -  Patrick Huston – 1.49am, Saturday;…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI is delighted that the UK has won the bid to host the @IWGWomenSport

Sport NI is delighted that the UK has won the bid to host the @IWGWomenSport. As a proud supporter of the movement for gender equity in sport, we are excited to see the UK take the lead in driving empowerment, equality and progress #ShareTheChange Sport NI’s Women and Girls: Active Fit and Sporty Survey (2019)…Continue reading this article →

Boxers Brendan Irvine chosen as flag-bearer at opening Olympic ceremony

Brendan Irvine will carry the flag for Team Ireland at the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Tokyo on Friday.  For the first time in Olympic history, all 205 countries will have a male and female flag-bearer. Brendan becomes the fourth Belfast-born boxer to carry the Team Ireland flag at an Olympic opening ceremony after…Continue reading this article →

Track to Tokyo – Find out who our Olympic and Paralympic athletes are at Tokyo 2020

Sport NI are pleased to announce that so far there has been over 30 athletes announced by Team GB and Team Ireland as Olympians and Paralympians for Tokyo 2020 that have been associated with Sport NI at some point during their career. Please see the list of athletes we’ll be cheering for success below: Olympic Sports,…Continue reading this article →