Liz Byrnes - Europe Correspondent - (Author)


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Swim Ireland To Hold Tokyo Trials From 21-24 April In Dublin

Swim Ireland will hold their trials for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games from 20-24 April at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. The five-day meet will replace the 2021 Irish Open Swimming Championships and will also offer an opportunity to qualify for the European Championships in Budapest...

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Tokyo 2020 Chief Mori Resigns As Search For New Leader Gets Under Way

Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori resigned on Friday following the furore over his remarks about women and Saburo Kawabuchi turned down the request to replace him with the Games scheduled to open in less than six months. It leaves the organising committee searching for new leadership with Olympics minis...

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European Championships To Go Ahead In May But Without Spectators

The European Championships will go ahead in Budapest, Hungary, in May but without spectators, LEN announced on Wednesday. The event will run from 10-23 May in the Hungarian capital with some nations using it as a qualifying meet for Tokyo 2020. The Duna Arena - which hosted the 2017 World Championsh...

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CEO Ian Reid Confident 2022 Commonwealth Games Will Go Ahead

Birmingham 2022 CEO Ian Reid is confident the Commonwealth Games will go ahead in front of capacity crowds in Birmingham, England. The Games are scheduled to run from 28 July - 8 August next year in the midlands city but questions are already being asked as to whether spectators will be able to atte...