Keane must lead Olympic body out of its dark ages

The first female to break to the highest level in Irish sport has a big task ahead of her

12th February, 2017
Sarah Keane is the new OCI president Pic: RollingNews.ie

The great successes of Irish female athletes, not to mention the massive ongoing growth in female participation in sport at all levels and types, is not something that was always obvious in the smoky, blazer-filled rooms in which sporting power and influence was long jealously guarded.

The election of Sarah Keane to the role of president of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) may not quite capture the public imagination like a gold medal or...

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