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Irish Olympian Reid Sentenced

Yesterday Friday was a bad Friday for Leon Reid, an Irish sprinter who competed at Tokyo Olympics. At Bristol Crown Court yesterday, Reid was given 21 months sentence including 18 months work suspension and 220 unpaid hours work for allowing his flat to be used to produce crack cocaine. Reid represented Ireland in the 200m […]

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Despite Court Case Leon Reid Made A Surprise Irish Tokyo Olympics Team

Sprinter Leon Reid who is currently on bail for a case of drugs and fire arm charges has been included in the Ireland athletics squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Reid’s case is scheduled for 23 July, the day the Olympics in Japan begin. Thursday’s announcement of the 25-strong Ireland squad confirmed those athletes […]

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Irish Commonwealth Medalist Charged For Supplying Cocaine

The 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, Irish Leon Reid has been charged with five other men for drugs, possession of firearms and money-laundering offences. Reid, who ran 20.55sec on the Gold Coast to become Northern Ireland’s first Commonwealth Games track medal winner in 28 years, appeared last week in Bristol magistrates’ court. The 26-year-old, who […]