Monday 22 August, 2016
Disappointment in the boxing ring but, overall, Ireland’s athletes punched above their weight as chaos raged around them.
Sunday 21 August, 2016
Brazil exorcise their World Cup demons and clinch first Olympic football gold on an unbearably tense night in the Maracanã.
Saturday 20 August, 2016
Maguire “way outperforming her ranking,” Paul McGinley says.
Friday 19 August, 2016
Bolt wins third straight 200m title, beating rising star Andre de Grasse into second.
Thursday 18 August, 2016
Another PB and national record for Waterford’s Barr, whose time would have been good enough to medal at each of the last three Olympics.
Waterford star set to end Ireland’s 84-year wait for an Olympic track sprint final.
Wednesday 17 August, 2016
Conlan insists that disgraced O’Reilly only spent 16 days with camp in the immediate run-up to Rio.
Conlan’s furious comments grab headlines as spotlight turns on more questionable judging decisions.
Interim head coach wants to keep working with Irish team despite interest from elsewhere.
Conlan threw and connected more punches in disputed third round against the Russian.
Tuesday 16 August, 2016
Fearless Murphy goes on the attack to claim first sailing medal since 1980.
Ireland’s nightmare week in the ring goes from bad to worse as champion crashes out.
Russia’s Vladimir Niktin is no stranger.
Hockey team show their support as Scott Evans bows out in the last 16.
Monday 15 August, 2016
‘Awesome’ to finally turn the tables on Taylor, says Mira Potkonen.
Katie’s Olympic reign comes to an end in shock defeat.
Medal showdown against Russia’s Nikitin awaits on Tuesday afternoon.
The fastest man on the planet just did it again.
South African streaks away from his rivals down the stretch to take 400m gold in Rio.
Portaferry runner caught down the final stretch in her 1500m semi-final.
Taylor ready to draw a line under shock defeats as she goes for gold again.
Sunday 14 August, 2016
“We’re here to win gold and that Billy’s not in the corner doesn’t mean anything.”
Skibb coach Dominic Casey the mastermind behind Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul O’Donovan.
Evans extends his historic run to book place in the badminton knockout rounds.
“This is not a once-off. This is not a fluke. This is what we want to do every time.”
Saturday 13 August, 2016
And then there were two…
Gary and Paul O’Donovan came to Rio with gold on their minds, but Skibb duo are delighted to leave with the next best thing.
Argentinian pressure ultimately pays off as Gonzalo Peillat’s double eliminates Ireland.
Friday 12 August, 2016
Ireland’s top badminton player can book a place in the last 16 with a win against Ygor Coelho de Oliveira on Saturday.
Women’s crew finished sixth in the lightweight double sculls final.
Ireland’s RowBros are racking up admirers to go with their medals.
Donnelly win shifts the mood in the Irish camp as Conlan and Taylor prepare to open their medal bids.
Room for Ward to improve and mature after Olympics exit, coach Eddie Bolger says.
Thursday 11 August, 2016
American teen superstar was effortlessly brilliant as she claimed the individual all-around title.
World number one awaits as Donnelly win lifts the pressure on Irish camp.
Ireland’s Olympic team down to four as Ward crashes out in the last 16.
Wednesday 10 August, 2016
American pair light up the pool on a night to remember in Rio de Janeiro.
Boxer becomes first Irish athlete to be sent home from the Games for doping violation.
'Don't start thinking you've a chance until the last race': Flying start just the beginning, warns Annalise
Annalise Murphy sits second overnight after a battling performance on day two of the laser radial.
Tuesday 9 August, 2016
Ballincollig rower’s time would have seen her qualify from any of the other quarter-finals.