# 2012-olympics - Today’s News
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# 2012-olympics - Wednesday 17 June, 2015
Meanwhile, Longford native Derek Burnett finished joint-eighth out of 32 in Men’s Trap.
# 2012-olympics - Saturday 5 April, 2014
The boxer is believed to have suffered a broken leg.
# 2012-olympics - Monday 14 October, 2013
WADA to investigate months at the beginning of 2012 where there was “no effective operation” by Jamaican authorities.
# 2012-olympics - Thursday 18 April, 2013
Ireland’s Annalise Murphy, fourth at last year’s London Olympics, is the latest athlete to be profiled by The Journey.
# 2012-olympics - Thursday 28 March, 2013
The London Olympian “did something rather stupid” on Tuesday morning.
# 2012-olympics - Saturday 16 February, 2013
Three-time Olympian Eoin Rheinisch plans to compete again this year but hasn’t made any decisions on whether he’ll still be around for Rio 2016.
# 2012-olympics - Saturday 2 February, 2013
Tara’s Natalya Coyle was one of the surprise successes of the London Olympics, but she won’t rest easy until she’s fulfilled her potential.
# 2012-olympics - Thursday 10 January, 2013
British Swimming boss David Sparkes hit out at the teenage diver this week for his part in a new reality TV show.
# 2012-olympics - Sunday 30 December, 2012
After the disappointment of defeat in London, Scott Evans knew he needed a change. He just didn’t know where it would take him.
# 2012-olympics - Friday 28 December, 2012
After sneaking into London under most people’s radar, triple Paralympic medallist Helen Kearney is enjoying the buzz of her win.
# 2012-olympics - Thursday 27 December, 2012
It’s head down and push on as Kilkenny boxer Darren O’Neill comes to terms with life after the London Olympics.
# 2012-olympics - Thursday 20 December, 2012
Olympic gold medallist awarded for her ‘exceptional sporting achievements’ in 2012.
# 2012-olympics - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
75% of respondents in Pembroke Communications’ Sports Sentiment Index (SSI) picked Katie Taylor’s Olympic gold as the most iconic moment of 2012.
# 2012-olympics - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
With four Olympic medals in the bag, Ireland’s top boxing coaches won the annual Philips award at this afternoon’s ceremony in Dublin.
# 2012-olympics - Friday 7 December, 2012
Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.
# 2012-olympics - Friday 19 October, 2012
The Irish Sports Council are “delighted” that Katie Taylor has agreed to remain as an amateur in the hope of further Olympic glory at Rio 2016.
# 2012-olympics - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
The opening ceremony of the Paralympic opening ceremony took place tonight. Here’s a quick snapshot.
# 2012-olympics - Monday 27 August, 2012
It’s grand, there’s only two more sleeps until the Paralympics starts.
# 2012-olympics - Sunday 19 August, 2012
Celebrations to welcome home Cian O’Connor and Natalya Coyle are planned in the County Meath village tonight.
# 2012-olympics - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
Boris Johnson and David Cameron had a great auld boogie at the Olympics closing ceremony.
# 2012-olympics - Monday 13 August, 2012
Michael Conlan’s father and brother promise that the young Belfast boxer still has plenty more to offer in the ring.
The Kilkenny boxer was full of praise for his team-mates as Ireland’s athletes returned home from London 2012.
John Conlan has called on the IABA to agree new contracts with boxing coaches Billy Walsh and Zaur Antia.
The Minister for Sport promised to fight for more funding as he welcome Ireland’s Olympians home at a small reception in Dublin Airport this afternoon.
# 2012-olympics - Sunday 12 August, 2012
Celbridge runner Mark Kenneally finished 57th in the men’s marathon on the final day of the London Olympics.
IOC President Jacques Rogge described London 2012 as “an athletes’ Games” as the Olympics comes to a close.
# 2012-olympics - Saturday 11 August, 2012
It was the latest installment of a rivalry that needed no introduction but in the end, it just wasn’t to be for John Joe Nevin.
The track and field action comes to a close but it could be a night to remember, writes athletics expert Ailís McSweeney.
A double from Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a 2-1 win against Brazil in the gold medal decider.
“To top it off with a medal would have been unbelievable,” says Heffernan after setting a new Irish record in the 50km race walk.
Rob Heffernan brought Ireland to the brink of a sixth medal in the men’s 50km race walk this morning.
The Cork walker took more than seven minutes off his PB in the men’s 50km event.
The Kilkenny boxer will carry the Irish flag at tomorrow night’s ceremony.
The Polish national won the “B” final of the men’s canoe single (C1) 200m in Eton Dorney this morning.
# 2012-olympics - Thursday 9 August, 2012
A massive crowd gathered in the 26-year-old’s home town of Bray to watch the fight… and they weren’t disappointed.
We were all behind Katie Taylor… but Yogi showed true dedication.
The Dubliner failed to progress to the women’s high jump final this morning.
And nor should you be.
Only one woman can stop Katie Taylor from winning gold in London this afternoon, and she’s a familiar foe. Here’s what you need to know about Sofya Ochigava of Russia.