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#Olympics

# olympics - Friday 26 May, 2017

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer

Eric “Lilywhite Lightning” Donovan has set his sights on being European champion.

# olympics - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals Rusting

Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals

Some of the Olympic medals are rusting, flaking and turning black.

# olympics - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Men and women competing in the same event at the Olympics could soon be a reality

The initiative is reportedly being considered to ramp up interest in athletics.

# olympics - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Walking out at the Maracana brought a tear to me eye. I never had those moments with GB' Green Blood

'Walking out at the Maracana brought a tear to me eye. I never had those moments with GB'

Ollie Dingley is an Irish athlete, he’s proud to represent Ireland and has once again reiterated his desire to put Ireland on the diving map.

# olympics - Thursday 13 April, 2017

One of Ireland's greatest-ever athletes on 'never retiring'

Catherina McKiernan tells The42 about how running has shaped her life since childhood.

'Walking out at the Maracana brought a tear to me eye. I never had those moments with GB'

Ollie Dingley is an Irish athlete, he’s proud to represent Ireland and has once again reiterated his desire to put Ireland on the diving map.

# olympics - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Doping should be made a criminal offence - Paula Radcliffe

The former Olympian outlined her reasons for the proposed action on BBC radio.

‘I’d built up so much pride off the Olympics and then here I was… Like a complete novice!’

Irish rower Claire Lambe chats to The42 about helping Cambridge win the Boat Race and getting used to life after Rio 2016.

# olympics - Thursday 6 April, 2017

IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme

The international governing body are reviewing its athletics programme in London next week.

# olympics - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Wiggins vows to 'shock a few people' over doping claims

The former Team Sky rider added he would have “a lot to say” when UK Anti-Doping finished its investigation.

'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'

The O’Donovan brothers talk the Rio and the past, how they feel about their media portrayal and what’s coming up next.

# olympics - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Olympics: Paris and LA interested in 2024 Games only

The consolation prize of the 2028 Olympic Games is of no interest to Paris and Los Angeles.

# olympics - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Wada welcomes Putin's comments on Russia anti-doping system

The Russian president says they must heed the demands of the McLaren report.

Phelps: I've never been in clean international race

Speaking at a US congressional hearing, Phelps said home races were fine though.

# olympics - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Legendary Soviet gymnast sells Olympic medals to 'save her from starvation' Sparrow Of Minsk

Legendary Soviet gymnast sells Olympic medals to 'save her from starvation'

Korbut, 61, captured the imagination of the sporting world with her spellbinding displays in Munich.

# olympics - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

And then there were two - Paris and LA to battle to host 2024 Olympics after Budapest drops out

The announcement will be made on 13 September.

# olympics - Friday 17 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie It cost over €12,000 to send Shane Ross to deal with Rio ticket controversy Rio 2016

It cost over €12,000 to send Shane Ross to deal with Rio ticket controversy

Ross admitted on his return that Pat Hickey ‘ate him for breakfast’

# olympics - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

# olympics - Monday 13 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment" Sarah Keane

New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment"

Sarah Keane was elected as president of the OCI last Thursday.

# olympics - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Sarah Keane elected as the new president of the OCI OCI

Sarah Keane elected as the new president of the OCI

The CEO of Swim Ireland will take over from acting president Willie O’Brien, who replaced Pat Hickey last summer.

# olympics - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Women's relay team the latest Russian athletes to be stripped of Olympic medals

Antonina Krivoshapka has been disqualified from the London Olympics.

OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections

The Olympic Council of Ireland elections have traditionally been open to the press.

# olympics - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Boxing legend De la Hoya arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

The star was pulled over around 2 a.m. in Pasadena, northeast of downtown Los Angeles

Bolt stripped of 2008 Olympic relay gold after Jamaica team-mate tests positive

Nesta Carter was caught after the re-testing of blood and urine samples from the Beijing Games.

# olympics - Monday 23 January, 2017

British double Olympic champion follows Katie Taylor into pro boxing

Nicola Adams will make her debut in April.

# olympics - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Rory McIlroy admits he is unlikely to compete at the 2020 Olympics

The 27-year-old did not travel to the Rio Olympics earlier this year.

# olympics - Friday 6 January, 2017

Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020

Having represented Ireland at Rio, she qualifies to race for Britain through her father.

# olympics - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'It was crazy and wonderful' - Skibbereen rowing club and their 2016 Olympic heroes

The West Cork club that spawned one of the stories of the sporting year.

# olympics - Friday 30 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Moments that made you glad to call Ireland home this year Pride

Moments that made you glad to call Ireland home this year

It might have been a tough year, but here’s some things to make you smile.

Euro 2016, Mourinho and what is the time in Rio: Ireland's most Googled sports searches in 2016

What is COYBIG and Ireland vs New Zealand were also popular searches.

# olympics - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission'

The New York Times article was published yesterday.

Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age?

Irish Olympian Scott Evans believes a better system could promote more talent.

# olympics - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

The man trapped in a POW camp 2 decades after winning Olympic gold

Scottish athlete Eric Liddell led an extraordinary life, as this extract illustrates.

# olympics - Monday 19 December, 2016

Michael Conlan hit with maximum fine by boxing chiefs for Rio rant

The Belfast fighter was controversially adjudged to have lost to a Russian.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas Pat Hickey

Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas

The former OCI boss arrived in Dublin last night after spending time with family in the UK.

# olympics - Monday 12 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas On A Jet Plane

It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas

He could have his passport back later today.

# olympics - Friday 9 December, 2016

Russian sports ministry denies state doping involvement

The widespread doping alleged by the McLaren report was not the result of a state initiative, according to Russia’s Ministry of Sport.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland Rio De Janeiro

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland

Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.

# olympics - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year Uncommon People

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year

The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.

# olympics - Friday 2 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received Ticketing Case

Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received

The ANOC said it was giving Hickey a temporary loan.

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