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Build it and they will come: The impact on domestic attendances of hosting a major tournament

World Cups and continental level championships represent one of the few times large amounts of – mainly public – money is invested into new stadia projects. 763 more words


The Chase

Its that time of year again, AAA’s has gone (British Championships???) and theres still a few days left to secure you’re qualifying marks. The frenzied phone calls to meet organisers all over Europe, trying to fit 3 or 4 competitions in a week all because you know you’re in shape and just need to give yourself a chance. 544 more words

Pole Vault

The Logical Fallacy of Delusional Self-Confidence

*The following blog post is entirely fictional, any resemblance to actual events or characters is completely coincidental, please don’t take offence because I said you might no height at the weekend… 1,204 more words

Pole Vault

Group Stage Fallout: Ranking Teams 17-32 (Part 1)

The group stage of this year’s FIFA World Cup is over, producing some scintillating football at times, but not without a shock or two to boot.   679 more words

FIFA World Cup

Paul Thompson & Irish Ladies team head to European Championships

Congratulations to our club professional Paul Thompson who recently had his PGA status promoted from “advanced PGA professional” to “fellow PGA professional”. This was in recognition of his work as a golf coach and also his club professional duties at Powerscourt. 29 more words


Kitzbuhel European Championships 2014 - Allez! Allez! Allez!

What a place to hold a long weekend of action packed Triathlon events with elites, para-triathletes, juniors, relay events and us age groupers all racing! 807 more words


Google Glass gears up to revolutionise sport

Watching athletics will never be the same again if Google’s latest venture takes off the ground. Google Glass is a revolutionary technology that is specifically designed for people that are constantly on the run – quite literally – with active lifestyles. 681 more words