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Irish Pole Vaulting in need of more support

February 22, 2017

A lack of support is stunting the development of pole vaulting as a sport in Ireland, claims DCU student and athlete Brian Flynn. “Although the sport is growing in popularity the whole time, there’s simply

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Behan’s eyes set firmly on Tokyo

February 8, 2017

When twelve-year-old Matthew Behan wandered down to his local athletics club for the first time, he probably did not expect it to alter his life so significantly. Still only 19, Behan’s rapid rise to prominence

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World champion Shelley is seeking further glory

November 16, 2016

Attention, students of DCU. There is a world champion among us. Adam Shelley, the 70kg (11 stone) Taekwon-Do champion of the world. However, you may not think it at first glance. I meet Shelley in


Pat’s flummoxed by DCU blitz

October 26, 2016

Dublin City University 4-19 St. Patrick’s College 0-11 Senior Hurling League Division One A dazzling display from DCU on Wednesday night, October 19th under the lights of St. Clare’s saw them power past the challenge

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35 hours in the gym the key to Griffin’s success

October 12, 2016

For most college students, a lot of time is spent trying to find our purpose in life. We spend much time worrying over whether we are taking the right career path and fretting over what


Dreaded hamstring injury makes no exceptions

April 20, 2016

Hamstring injuries are among the most prevalent and painful injuries in any sport. They have derailed seasons and ended careers. One of the easiest body parts to damage, the hamstring becomes strained or torn when