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Hotline Rings: The42's Olympics Podcast - episode two

We review and preview the Olympic action with our reporter on the ground in Rio.

Source: The42: Rio 2016 Olympics/SoundCloud

FOLLOWING ON FROM yesterday’s pilot, we are joined by Sinead O’Carroll live from Rio de Janeiro, to recap the last 24 hours and look ahead at today’s action.

Episode two of Hotline Rings looks back at Barnes’ shock defeat in yesterday’s boxing and how he dealt with the loss.

We’re also discussing the “Cold War” between the Chinese, Russians and everybody else in the swimming pool, as swimmers become vocal against former dopers.

Before Annalise Murphy takes to the water again later on, we are looking at how she is doing in the sailing, and assessing her chances in the long run.

We’re also talking about last night’s diving action and how smaller sports are coming to life during the Olympics.

Tune in tomorrow afternoon for episode three.

‘He’s probably been our most successful boxer. I’m gutted for him and his family’

‘The fact some of you idiots are on here giving Paddy Barnes stick is f*****g disgraceful’

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Eoin Lúc Ó Ceallaigh

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