Thursday 14 November 2019

Quote of the day

"After three hours of staring, I admitted defeat and had a walk

round the village on my own, just thinking and watching all the Russians

coming in at 5.30 in the morning, all of them incredibly drunk" -- British long-jumper Greg Rutherford savours being an Olympic champion.

Irish in action

10.05 Athletics: 100m Hurdles heats (Derval O'Rourke).

11.00 Shooting: Trap Qualification Rd 2 (Derek Burnett).

2.30 Boxing: Women's Lightweight quarter-finals (Katie Taylor v Natasha Jonas).

1.0 Sailing: Laser Radial Medal Race (Annalise Murphy).

3.0 & 3.45 Men's 49ers (Ryan Seaton) Race 14 & Race 15

2.0 Men's Laser (James Espey) Medal Race

12.0 & 1.15 Men's 470 (Ger Owens and Scott Flanigan) Race 7 & Race 8

2.0 Equestrian: Showjumping Third Qualifier (Cian O'Connor).

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