# olympics - Yesterday’s News
Paul and Gary will enjoy further acclaim as they prepare for an open-top bus celebration in Skibbereen.
He also had some strong words for Ireland’s sporting bosses. .
Mallon had been at Rio’s Bangu prison along with former OCI President Pat Hickey.
# olympics - Saturday 27 August, 2016
The Portaferry runner knocked five seconds off her personal best tonight
Kevin Mallon to be released on bail, a big win for Paul O’Donovan and a day of mourning in Italy.
Anne Marie James says that the former Olympic executive has already been denied a fair trial.
It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.
Ireland’s number one reflects on a historic Olympics, explains why he is weighing up his options and opens up on the camaraderie in the Irish camp.
# olympics - Friday 26 August, 2016
A California confectioner has signed an endorsement deal with Ryan Lochte.
# olympics - Thursday 25 August, 2016
All of the country’s medallists will be given a new set of wheels.
Meanwhile, a Brazilian police commissioner said he does not object to the former OCI boss being put under house arrest.
Hats off to the postie.
The 35-year-old wasn’t happy with how Sweden played in Rio.
# olympics - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
McIlroy rejected the chance to represent Ireland in Rio over health concerns related to the Zika virus.
OCI has appointed a security firm to secure, copy and seal all its data for the Government's inquiry
Today the Government announced that the inquiry, chaired by Justice Carroll Moran, will examine ticket sales for the London (2012) and Sochi (2014) Games, as well as Rio 2016.
We’ve all been there.
# olympics - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.
Memories to last a lifetime.
The FAI CEO also paid tribute to the late Milo Corcoran.
The RTÉ presenter has spoken about how he thinks The Late Late will cover Ireland’s Olympics.
# olympics - Monday 22 August, 2016
The story was a major embarrassment for Team USA at the Rio games.
Families say there was no online portal to buy tickets.
As the Rio chapter of the Olympics closes, we sign off on our Olympic podcast with a brief recap of the last two weeks.
They also suggested there was “nothing wrong” with a similarly contentious outcome, which saw Evgeny Tishchenko defeat Vassiliy Levit.
Neymar scored in the 1-1 draw in the final against Germany and then converted the winning penalty to give the hosts a first-ever football gold.
A rollercoaster fortnight mixed off-field hitches with compelling sporting drama.
That’s some contrast.
The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.
The closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium was spectacular to say the least.
Disappointment in the boxing ring but, overall, Ireland’s athletes punched above their weight as chaos raged around them.
The news comes after an early morning raid at the Irish office in the Olympic village.
# olympics - Sunday 21 August, 2016
There was no stopping the United States in the men’s basketball final at Rio 2016, as Serbia suffered a thumping defeat.
A bizarre protest was staged after the bout ended in highly controversial circumstances.
How closely were you paying attention?
Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.
Hickey is accused of involvement in a ticket scam, ambush marketing and conspiracy over the sale of Rio Olympics tickets at inflated prices.
Controversial pick Pollock leads Irish trio home with terrific charge through second half of Marathon
The Co. Down man went a long way towards justifying his selection for the Games.
Ireland’s Marathon men will be our main focus on the last day of the Games.