Sport

In defence of activewear

Clare McCarthy explores the significance behind the popularisation of gym clothes

Activewear is actively popular now. That’s not an opinion, it’s a global trend. According to the financial services company, Morgan Stanley, sales in activewear are continually on the rise and are projected to rise by another $50 billion worldwide by

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Pro-life group speaks to Trinity students after two hotels cancelled similar events last week

The event took place in the GMB to an audience of over 40 students

Two women from Unbroken Ireland, a pro-life group, spoke at an event held in Trinity on Monday. Unbroken Ireland attracted controversy last week when their posters advertising a public meeting were taken down by members of the Trinity People Before

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DUEC “slay” at Intervarsities

Fresh from their intervarsity victory, six members of DU Equestrian Club crowded into the TN office to be interviewed by Clare McCarthy earlier this week

I can’t tell if they are enthusiastic to be interviewed, buzzing from their recent win, or just happy to see their friends again, but they certainly livened up the office on a rather dull Thursday afternoon.

“If we’d come last

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Blood, sweat and fears: the P word

Research into female athletes’ health raises awareness and questions concerning the often unacknowledged and ‘taboo’ topic in women’s sport – the menstrual cycle

Health and Wellbeing

“We conducted a survey and we found that 55% of elite level athletes say that their menstrual cycle affects their training and performance,” explains Georgie Bruinvels, PhD student at St Mary’s and UCL. Bruinvels is currently researching

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Pain now, beer later

Sports editor Clare McCarthy in conversation with some Trinity Students who completed the Dublin marathon over the bank holiday weekend.

“Pain and elation,” summed up Stephen Broe, a Maths and French student, speaking of his first-time marathon experience.

Broe was among the 16,825 people who took to the streets of Dublin over the October bank holiday weekend to run the

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Reclaiming the land: Growing a culture of GAA in Trinity

Clare McCarthy, Sport Editor, sits down with the Trinity Hurlers; Leon Breen, Fionn O’Riain Broin and team captain Darragh O’Donoghue following their promotion to the Fitzgibbon Cup and to find out what really happened on ‘Inside Trinity’.

It’s a Tuesday morning and three hurlers are having a puck-about on the edge of the cricket pitch in the glare of the autumn sun. Two Swedish tourists stop and take pictures. “What is this sport?” one asks me. “Hurling,”

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A guide to Trinity sports clubs

Did you miss out on the chance of joining at Freshers’ week? Clare McCarthy gives you all the information you need to join one of Trinity’s clubs

Trinity News offers you a comprehensive guide to all the sports clubs that TCD has to offer. College is the perfect place to start a new sport or to continue on with the sport you have done through school. With

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Trinity athletes impress at track and field championships

Clare McCarthy reports on Trinity’s performance at the IUAA Indoor Track & Field Championships 2016.

Friday 12 February heralded the arrival of the IUAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. Trinity’s athletes rose at an ungodly hour to catch the bus from Trinity to Athlone IT. Trinity had an impressive turnout of 25 athletes competing, not

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Trinity Olympians, past and present

Upon the arrival of the Olympic year, Trinity News takes a look at two of Trinity’s own Olympians, past and present.

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In the dusty vaults of Trinity’s history, alumni are noted for their Nobel awards, their wealth of literature and politics, less so, for their sport. Although the paths of academia and sport rarely cross, Trinity has produced some fine athletes

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