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#Olympics

# olympics - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Rome's mayor has pulled the plug on 'irresponsible' 2024 Olympics bid

Virginia Raggi said she could not ask the people of Italy to shoulder the debts of hosting the Games.

# olympics - Monday 19 September, 2016

Hackers include Nadal, Farah and Rose in latest leak of medical details

The Fancy Bears gained access to the World Anti-Doping Agency database.

# olympics - Sunday 18 September, 2016

'A few years ago, I would have been a guy that hated going out running'

A broken foot in the build up had appeared to put Mark English’s Rio hopes in jeopardy.

# olympics - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish Paralympian's dad was the proudest man in Rio yesterday Proud Dad

# olympics - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars Ballroom Chancer This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars

The controversial swimmer was making his debut on the show.

# olympics - Friday 9 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal Rio Tickets

OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal

Deloitte has been put in charge of the task.

# olympics - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

A month after fracturing her spine in a horror crash at the Olympics, Dutch rider wins race

“I hadn’t expected this at all,” she told reporters.

# olympics - Saturday 3 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge Cork City Samba invented this O'Donovan brothers remix of 'row, row, row your boat' Skibbereen

Cork City Samba invented this O'Donovan brothers remix of 'row, row, row your boat'

Close your eyes, pull like a dog, that’s the Olympic dream.

The Cork City Samba Band led a brilliant singalong for the O'Donovan brothers

Close your eyes, pull like a dog, that’s the Olympic dream.

'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro Rio

'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro

The Belfast fighter won’t be heading for Tokyo.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross says Pat Hickey "ate me for breakfast" during infamous Rio meeting Back In His Box This post contains videos

Shane Ross says Pat Hickey "ate me for breakfast" during infamous Rio meeting

Ross said he was left “battered and bruised” after the meeting.

# olympics - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Cuban doper told to return Olympic medal but it looks like it's been sold on eBay

Yarelys Barrios won silver in Beijing but has tested positive for a banned substance following a retroactive drug test.

# olympics - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey says he will stay in Rio to fight charges after being released from prison Bangu Prison

Pat Hickey says he will stay in Rio to fight charges after being released from prison

He was driven from Bangu Prison in a blacked-out car.

From TheJournal.ie Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her She's Flyin'

Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her

Annalise is the first modern-day person to have an aircraft named after her by an Irish airline.

# olympics - Monday 29 August, 2016

US Olympic hero Katie Ledecky on why she's passing up an estimated $5 million per year

The 19-year-old American star is set to attend Stanford University.

From TheJournal.ie Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork Back Home This post contains videos

# olympics - Sunday 28 August, 2016

O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph Joy

O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph

Paul and Gary will enjoy further acclaim as they prepare for an open-top bus celebration in Skibbereen.

From TheJournal.ie Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around Team Ireland At The áras

Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around

He also had some strong words for Ireland’s sporting bosses. .

From TheJournal.ie Irishman Kevin Mallon released from Rio jail after three weeks Tickets

Irishman Kevin Mallon released from Rio jail after three weeks

Mallon had been at Rio’s Bangu prison along with former OCI President Pat Hickey.

# olympics - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Ireland's Ciara Mageean recovers from her Olympics disappointment in stunning fashion

The Portaferry runner knocked five seconds off her personal best tonight

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Kevin Mallon to be released on bail, a big win for Paul O’Donovan and a day of mourning in Italy.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation" Tickets

Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation"

Anne Marie James says that the former Olympic executive has already been denied a fair trial.

From TheJournal.ie Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games Against The Rules

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.

Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign

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

New sponsor coughs up cash for Lochte as others bail out

A California confectioner has signed an endorsement deal with Ryan Lochte.

# olympics - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Russian fighter Nikitin rewarded with BMW for beating Michael Conlan

All of the country’s medallists will be given a new set of wheels.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid Olympic Council Of Ireland

Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid

Meanwhile, a Brazilian police commissioner said he does not object to the former OCI boss being put under house arrest.

Solo given six-month suspension for 'cowards' outburst after US Olympic exit

The 35-year-old wasn’t happy with how Sweden played in Rio.

# olympics - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Rory McIlroy 'glad to be proven wrong' about golf at the Olympics

McIlroy rejected the chance to represent Ireland in Rio over health concerns related to the Zika virus.

From TheJournal.ie OCI has appointed a security firm to secure, copy and seal all its data for the Government's inquiry Ticketing Scandal

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.

From The Daily Edge This photo of Olympians collecting their luggage at arrival is an absolute disaster Team GB

# olympics - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets Olympic Council Of Ireland

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

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.

John Delaney declines to comment on Rio tickets controversy in latest interview

The FAI CEO also paid tribute to the late Milo Corcoran.

From TheJournal.ie Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late, Michael O'Reilly and the 'rush to judge' Pat Hickey The View From Montrose

Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late, Michael O'Reilly and the 'rush to judge' Pat Hickey

The RTÉ presenter has spoken about how he thinks The Late Late will cover Ireland’s Olympics.

# olympics - Monday 22 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Speedo drops Ryan Lochte for making up robbery story Not Impressed

Speedo drops Ryan Lochte for making up robbery story

The story was a major embarrassment for Team USA at the Rio games.

From TheJournal.ie 'Desperate' families of Irish Olympians were forced to go abroad to get games tickets Shambles

'Desperate' families of Irish Olympians were forced to go abroad to get games tickets

Families say there was no online portal to buy tickets.

Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics

As the Rio chapter of the Olympics closes, we sign off on our Olympic podcast with a brief recap of the last two weeks.

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