Michael McKillop defends 1500m title in style at Rio 2016

There was another gold medal for Team Ireland on Day Four of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games today as Michael McKillop stormed home to glory in the T37 1500m in a time of 4.12.11. It is a second successive Paralympic gold for McKillop in the 1500m, following a win at London 2012, but he was […]

Turner finishes 7th in Freestyle final while footballers go down to hosts Brazil

Swimming sensation Nicole Turner, in her second final in as many days finished in seventh place in the S6 50m Freestyle Final last night at the Rio Aquatic Centre. The Laois teenager swam an impressive 36.31 seconds, just five hundredths of a second shy of her best ever time. Ukraine’s Yelyzaveta Mareshko set her second […]