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Other - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 16

Ireland’s Marathon men will be our main focus on the last day of the Games.

Michael Conlan trolls Vladimir Putin - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Derval O’Rourke is impressed with Jerry Kiernan’s new haircut.

12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics

Not all of them won medals but each athlete mentioned here overachieved in their own way.

He found out he was DQ'd on TV, but Chelimo gets silver medal back on appeal

Disqualifications for Paul Chelimo and another runner had bumped American Bernard Lagat up to bronze, but he was happy to give it back.

Brilliant Farah wins 5000m to achieve 'double-double'

It was a thrilling race in Rio.

American Centrowitz stuns favourites for 1500m gold

He’s coached by Alberto Salazar.

Caster Semenya cruises to women's 800m gold

It was never in doubt.

Lochte takes responsibility for 'immature behaviour' Soz

Lochte takes responsibility for 'immature behaviour'

In his first interview since his claim of armed robbery unravelled, the US swimmer lamented getting his team-mates into a mess in Rio.

Other - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Modern man Lanigan-O'Keeffe produces heroic performance to secure top 10 finish

The Kilkenny athlete jumped from 15th to eighth during the combined shooting/running event.

19 times the Irish in Rio did us proud

Flying the flag.

Gary O'Donovan to carry the Irish flag at Rio closing ceremony

It’s yet another honour for the Skibbereen Rowing Club member.

The Cleveland Indians created baseball history last night

The became the first team in MLB history to have a game-tying home run and a walk-off, inside-the-park home run in same inning.

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Maguire just misses out on top-20 finish as Inbee Park claims Olympic gold

Stephanie Meadow finished in a tie for 31st.

Aileen Reid finishes 21st in the Olympic triathlon

American Gwen Jorgensen pulled away on the run to take gold.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons Controversy

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons

The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 15

Four Irish athletes are in action, including European modern pentathlon champion Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe.

Olympic Breakfast: Ireland's European champion continues in the modern pentathlon

Plus, Neymar aims to lead Brazil to gold on the penultimate day of the Rio Games.

'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan

Rob Heffernan was a happy man, crossing the finish line in sixth position.

'Triple-triple!' History-maker Usain Bolt bows out of the Olympics in style

Japan’s quartet took a surprise silver in 37.60sec while Canada claimed bronze.

Leona Maguire shouldn’t be so disappointed - but it speaks volumes that she is

Maguire “way outperforming her ranking,” Paul McGinley says.

Race walker somehow finishes 8th despite suffering 'intestinal problems' and passing out Persistence This post contains videos

Race walker somehow finishes 8th despite suffering 'intestinal problems' and passing out

The world record-holder didn’t win a medal, but it was a courageous effort.

'There's been nobody since Muhammad Ali who's got remotely near to what this guy has done'

IAAF president Sebastian Coe is a big fan of Usain Bolt.

Other - Friday 19 August, 2016

'I gave it everything': Delighted Natalya Coyle finishes 7th in modern pentathlon

The 25-year-old went into the final event with an eye on an Olympic medal.

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From TheJournal.ie Olympic Council of Ireland says Pat Hickey is entitled to "natural justice" as Ross announces inquiry Olympic Council Of Ireland

Olympic Council of Ireland says Pat Hickey is entitled to "natural justice" as Ross announces inquiry

A retired judge will lead the inquiry into the Olympic ticket-touting scandal, but will be unable to compel witnesses.

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We'll Leave It There So: Rob Heffernan's heroism, Pat Hickey's hell and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Ryan Lochte starts to grovel and Conor McGregor weighs in for UFC 202.

Paralympics to go ahead despite major budget cuts

IPC president Philip Craven is confident of delivering a strong Paralympic Games despite a slash in the budget.

Despite magic moments from athletes, these Games may force us to see what the Olympics has become

The exploits of the O’Donovans, Annalise Murphy and others shouldn’t distract us from the bloated movement’s major problems, writes Tommy Martin.

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'I tried to win the Olympic Games and I finished 6th': Heffernan delighted after seriously tough 50km

The Corkman was upgraded to fifth place after Japan’s Hirooki Arai was initailly disqualified post-race.

Ryan Lochte sorry for 'not being more careful and candid' regarding fabricated mugging story

The US swimmer has held his hands up and admitted the story was made up.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey has been transferred to Bangu Prison in Rio de Janeiro Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey has been transferred to Bangu Prison in Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic Council of Ireland has said it will ‘co-operate fully’ with a State inquiry into the ongoing ticket-touting scandal.

US Olympic Committee apologises to city of Rio for swimmers' actions

Four swimmers, including Ryan Lochte, claimed to be robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

From TheJournal.ie A dawn raid, a bizarre press op - but the handling of the Hickey affair wasn't unusual by Brazilian standards Opinion

A dawn raid, a bizarre press op - but the handling of the Hickey affair wasn't unusual by Brazilian standards

As we saw this week, Irish and Brazilian authorities have very different ways of operating, writes barrister Barry Ward.