# Athletes

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Debunked: Incompatible athlete death stats continue to be used to mislead about vaccines
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Restrictions will make Tokyo the most challenging Games ever for athletes - Olympic Federation of Ireland chief
Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s
Quiz: Can you match the professional athletes with the songs they released?
New video shows the reaction to girls playing sport
Irish doctors find unusual 'violent trauma' injury in young rugby players
Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’
10 last-minute marathon panics every runner has
Living forever may never be possible, says scientific study
2,000 medals later, the Special Olympics Ireland games draw to a close in Limerick
18 of the best pics from today's Great Limerick Run as Kenyan runner emerges triumphant
Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge
'This is a market people seriously need to look at' - US rugby combine a success
Column: Awarding top athletes extra CAO points makes total sense
Aaron McKenna
Irish team returns from World Transplant Games with 34 medals
16 photos that will give you some perspective on how big NBA players really are
Pick the country's sexiest sportsman from these 18 studs, Ireland
Anxious wait for Reid and Noble as Triathlon funding cuts considered
Olympians live longer than the rest of us
Here is the week's news... skewed
Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London
Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out
11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony
Explainer: Why Paralympians mutilate themselves to enhance performance
VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians
Poll: Are you now more likely to watch the Paralympics?
In pictures: London 2012, Day 16
NBC pulls "creepy" slow motion video of female Olympians
Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes
Olympic Village: Day One, wrap
Poll: Should sports stars be punished for what they say on Twitter?
Say cheese! The headshots on the Olympics website are pretty awkward
Grimacing for gold: 12 intense pictures from the US Olympic diving trials
In pictures: Ireland's Olympic hopefuls get set for London
Poll: Does having the Olympic flame in Ireland cheer you up?
P Diddy's son lands $54,000 college scholarship
Saudi Arabia may not send women to the Olympics
Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame
The Simpsons at 500: here are our 9 favourite sporting cameos from Springfield
Athlete housing 'not fit for humans'