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Athlone Institute of Technology has announced the formal postponement of the annually hosted Grand Prix, planned for February 2021, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A total of €22,000 has been allocated by the Galway City Council to 11 groups and clubs in the city under the Minority Sport and Activity Fund.
At a recent Mayo Sports Partnership Board meeting €25,600 was allocated to 34 clubs / organisations in Mayo through the Partnerships 2020 special participation and volunteer support grant scheme.
Ballina AC athlete, Hugh Armstrong, has been called up by Athletics Ireland to be part of the national team that will be competing in the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia in Poland next month.
Cannabidiol (CBD) may only have been legalized in 2018, but researchers have been studying this plant-based compound for years. Early research focused on how it can be used to treat rare diseases such as certain types of childhood epilepsy. More recently, studies have begun to focus on how it impacts average consumers and, yes, athletes, and they have begun to turn up plenty of interesting information about how it may help to improve athletic performance.
Galway hockey clubs are up in arms over the proposed loss of a playing pitch in Oranmore, which is used by players throughout the county.
At what age did you start playing? I was 23 and had just moved to Dublin after my Masters. I was always interested in playing, but never really had the chance to before. A friend from college had started playing on her year abroad and got me to join when she came home. Best thing I ever did.
Athletics returned to competitive action last weekend with two events on the calendar featuring Galway athletes.
Galway athlete Robert McDonnell produced a winning start in a return to competitive action at the weekend.
At what age did you start playing? I was 3 or 4, my first memories are playing soccer on the green with my family and neighbours.