# olympics - Today’s News
The US swimmer is redefining the limits of athletic performance.
# olympics - Thursday 21 July, 2016
The six-time Olympic champion missed the Jamaican Olympic trials with a hamstring strain.
# olympics - Wednesday 20 July, 2016
The Cavan native was ranked 1st in the world on the women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking up until recently.
The Meath native is set to experience the Games for the first time in Brazil.
# olympics - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
Nate Ebner will miss about two weeks of pre-season training due to his commitment to Rio.
# olympics - Monday 18 July, 2016
The Russian president is questioning the integrity of Dr Grigory Rodchenkov, the whistleblowe whose evidence was a key part of the Wada-requested study.
# olympics - Saturday 16 July, 2016
The Donegal pro opens up on missing Rio, life in LA and the experience of fighting on the Canelo-Khan undercard.
Modern pentathlete Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe goes to Rio as current European champion and a man on a mission.
# olympics - Thursday 14 July, 2016
“I’ll be your biggest supporter and cheering you on loudly from Toulon!”
# olympics - Wednesday 13 July, 2016
He has been given the all clear.
# olympics - Monday 11 July, 2016
Stephanie Meadow has also made the women’s reserve list for Brazil.
# olympics - Sunday 3 July, 2016
Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.
# olympics - Thursday 30 June, 2016
The video by Always is the second attempt to explain what the phrase ‘Like A Girl’ actually means.
# olympics - Sunday 26 June, 2016
After defeat to Russia, Ireland women dusted themselves off to beat Kazakhstan in the third-place play-off.
# olympics - Saturday 25 June, 2016
The Cork native is part of the Ireland squad striving to secure the last place in Rio.
# olympics - Friday 24 June, 2016
There are yet more concerns about the integrity of the Rio Games with under six weeks to go.
Two Olympic golds will have to content the King for now.
The Clonmel native has reached the final of the Olympic qualifiers.
# olympics - Thursday 23 June, 2016
The 2010 US Open winner’s wife is pregnant with their second child.
Jason Day says he’s still undecided.
# olympics - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
Darren O’Neill, Natalya Coyle and Paddy Barnes are amongst those who have spoken out.
Couples hoping to have a baby are being told to hold off for two-to-six months after travelling to infected areas.
Paul McGinley gives his take on Rory McIlroy’s decision not to play in this summer’s Olympic Games.
The feline – whose species is the symbol of the Amazon – was shot dead shortly after the ceremony.
A Lille bit of this, and a Lille bit of that
Rory McIlroy has announced his decision to withdraw from the Olympic Games due to fears over the Zika virus.
# olympics - Tuesday 21 June, 2016
Athletes cleared by IAAF or CAS will be allowed to compete under the Russian flag.
# olympics - Sunday 19 June, 2016
The Irish pair were aiming to move a step closer to securing a place in Rio today.
# olympics - Thursday 16 June, 2016
Darren O'Neill braced for 'huge task' as he leads Irish quartet in last-chance Olympic qualifying event
Dean Walsh, Dean Gardiner and Michael O’Reilly are also in Baku hoping it leads to Rio.
# olympics - Wednesday 15 June, 2016
The 25-year-old previously competed in the London 2012 Olympics.
# olympics - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
Jordan Spieth has no concerns about competing at the Olympics despite the threat of the Zika virus.
# olympics - Friday 10 June, 2016
There is growing international worry over the virus due to the Olympic games being held in Brazil this summer.
# olympics - Wednesday 8 June, 2016
Greg Rutherford’s girlfriend says she won’t be accompanying him to Brazil.
# olympics - Tuesday 7 June, 2016
Another box ticked on the road to Rio.
# olympics - Monday 6 June, 2016
The Warriors’ talisman is going to sit this one out..
# olympics - Thursday 2 June, 2016
The four-time major winner is set to compete after researching the virus further.
No move – despite the self-imposed August deadline of the government.
# olympics - Saturday 28 May, 2016
Nearly 1,300 babies have been born in Brazil with the irreversible defect.
There are growing fears for the safety of tourists in even the richest areas of the city.
# olympics - Tuesday 24 May, 2016
It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.