Swimming Star Firth Praises Sports Institute Staff as she Goes for Games Goal

When the starting beeps sound poolside today (August 3, 2022) in Birmingham Bethany Firth will propel herself off the starting block and dive into her “happy place.” Thanks to years of gruelling training her athletic body will spring to life and know exactly what to do as it furiously swallows up the water with every…Continue reading this article →

Day 5 – Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Day 5 Results Boxing – Men’s Welterweight Round of 16 Aidan Walsh W 5-0 vs Arena Pakela (LES) Boxing – Men’s Welterweight Eugene McKeever L vs Stephen Zimba (ZAM) Lawn Bowls Pairs – Men Bronze Medal Match Barkley/McHugh Martin McHugh, Sam Barkley Lost 5-25 vs Scotland Lawn Bowls Pairs – Women Group Match Devlin/O’Neill Megan…Continue reading this article →

Day 3 – Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

  Results Day 3 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball – Northern Ireland 11-9 Australia   Lawn Bowls Women’s Singles Shauna O’Neill 12-21 vs Tania Choudhury   Lawn Bowls Men’s Pairs Northern Ireland 26-7 vs Jamaica   Lawn Bowls Women’s Fours – Northern Ireland 12-15 vs Fiji   Lawn Bowls Men’s Pairs – Northern Ireland 26-8 vs India…Continue reading this article →

Day 4 – Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

  Day 4 Results   Lawn Bowls Pairs – Men Semi-Final Martin McHugh, Sam Barkley L 14-22 vs Wales   Judo 52kg – Women Quarter-Final Yasmin Javadian Yasmin Won against Charne Griesel (RSA)   Judo 52kg – Women Semi-Final Yasmin Javadian (NIR) Lost against Tinka Easton (AUS)   Judo 52kg – Women Bronze Medal Match…Continue reading this article →

Day 2 – Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Day 2 Results Wheelchair Basketball – Northern Ireland 5-13 vs Canada Swimming – Men’s 200m Freestyle Heat – Jack McMillan – 4th (R) Swimming – Women’s 50m Freestyle Heat – Mollie McAlorum – 3rd Swimming – Women’s 50m Freestyle Heat – Grace Davison – 7th Swimming – Women’s 50m Freestyle Heat – Danielle Hill –…Continue reading this article →

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games – Team NI Schedule and Results

Team NI daily schedule and results for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Click on a day to expand schedule and result

Day 1 – Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Day 1 – Results Lawn Bowls Singles – Women Group Match Shauna O’Neill Shauna O’Neill L 21-14 vs Dee Hoggan of Scotland Lawn Bowls Triples – Men Group Match Northern Ireland Adam McKeown, Gary Kelly, Ian McClure W 24-10 vs Norfolk Island Lawn Bowls Men’s Pairs NI 15-20 vs Norfolk Island Lawn Bowls Fours –…Continue reading this article →

Inspirational Coach Encourages People to Nominate Unsung Sporting Heroes

It is often the small things that make a big difference. And that is what drives award winning coach Lee Campbell to turn up, rain, hail or shine to train athletes with intellectual disabilities for the last 16 years at the Newtownabbey Racers Special Olympics Club. The dedicated coach has watched on with pride as…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI expresses disappointment at IABA governance decision

Sport NI Chief Executive, Antoinette McKeown said: “Sport NI is disappointed that the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) has voted against making the meaningful changes required to bring the organisation in line with governance expectations as set out in the recent Governance Review. “It is vital that these governance issues are addressed and Sport NI…Continue reading this article →

Sports Systems Engagement Survey

Sport NI is designing a new investment programme to enhance and develop the sports system. The programme will be aligned to our new corporate plan outcomes and underpinned by our four cornerstones. To do this Sport NI is engaging with the sports sector to investigate and further develop this approach. The Sport NI Corporate Plan, following…Continue reading this article →