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NI gymnasts can compete at Commonwealth Games

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The three-strong team had been barred by the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique because they are licensed to compete for Ireland in international competition. The announcement had led to a storm of protest, with Commonwealth Games Northern Ireland accusing the FIG of having "completely disregarded" the Good Friday agreement.
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NI gymnasts' Commonwealth Games ban overturned

Rhys McClenaghan says he feels a "huge amount of relief" that he and two fellow Northern Ireland gymnasts will compete at the Commonwealth Games having been granted special dispensation.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Rhys McClenaghan ‘relieved’ after hearing he can compete at Commonwealth Games

McClenaghan shot to prominence when he beat Olympic champion Max Whitlock to win gold on the Gold Coast in 2018.

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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RTÉ

NI gymnasts can compete at Commonwealth Games

Northern Ireland's gymnasts have won their fight to compete at next month's Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

1 month ago·Ireland
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Express & Star

Chance to own coin dedicated to Commonwealth Games

The Royal Mint has minted a limited number of special edition 50p coins to help celebrate the Games returning to England for only the third time in their history, having been in London in 1934 and Manchester in 2002.

1 month ago·Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Belfast Live

Northern Ireland gymnasts cleared to compete at Commonwealth Games

Rhys McClenaghan, Eamon Montgomery and Ewan McAteer were told last month that they would not be permitted to compete in Birmingham

1 month ago·Belfast, United Kingdom
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Irish Times

Rhys McClenaghan cleared to compete at the Commonwealth Games

All three Northern Irish gymnasts allowed to compete as controversial ruling overturned

1 month ago·Dublin, Ireland
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