Thursday July 9, 2020

Lessons of Beijing have to be heeded

Given our size as a nation, we are never going to win a sackful of Olympic medals.

23rd August, 2008

Given our size as a nation, we are never going to win a sackful of Olympic medals.

So, as the Beijing Games draw to a close, we must congratulate our boxers Kenny Egan, Darren Sutherland and Paddy Barnes for their medal wins.

Their blueprint of a small, well-organised, high-performance team coaching full-time athletes shows that proper preparation can bring success.

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