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#Olympic Park

# olympic-park - Sunday 31 July, 2016

The London Olympic Park is becoming one of Europe's largest technology hubs
# Property Porn
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# Property Porn

The London Olympic Park is becoming one of Europe's largest technology hubs

Jul 31st 2016, 7:00 PM 15,315 Views 5 Comments

Take a look around.

# olympic-park - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Murray hoping Zebo and Earls can emulate Usain Bolt at Olympic Park
# Sprinters
# Sprinters

Murray hoping Zebo and Earls can emulate Usain Bolt at Olympic Park

Oct 3rd 2015, 2:14 PM 5,090 Views 4 Comments

‘I don’t think players are afraid to say that if we go well then we’ve got a good chance of winning.’

# olympic-park - Monday 31 December, 2012

Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics
# Memories
# Memories

Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics

Dec 31st 2012, 9:28 PM 33,720 Views 7 Comments

Starring Katie Taylor, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius and erm, Boris Johnson.

# olympic-park - Friday 17 August, 2012

North Korea Olympics squad return to heroes' welcome
# London 2012
# London 2012

North Korea Olympics squad return to heroes' welcome

Aug 17th 2012, 11:18 AM 838 Views 1 Comment

The North won four gold medals and two bronze at the London Games, the country’s best result since Barcelona in 1992.

# olympic-park - Thursday 16 August, 2012

There's an amateur culture in Irish athletics - Heffernan
# Interview
# Interview

There's an amateur culture in Irish athletics - Heffernan

Aug 16th 2012, 9:35 PM 13,619 Views 29 Comments

The race walker also suggested the government should provide sport in this country with significant funding.

# olympic-park - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Caption time: When Paddy met Enda...
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Caption time: When Paddy met Enda...

Aug 15th 2012, 8:37 PM 11,820 Views 59 Comments

One of Ireland’s bronze medal heroes shared a joke with An Taoiseach at the official reception at Farmleigh House today.

In pictures: Crowds turn out to welcome Irish Olympic heroes despite weather
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

In pictures: Crowds turn out to welcome Irish Olympic heroes despite weather

Aug 15th 2012, 4:16 PM 14,471 Views 19 Comments

The sun may not have turned out, but around 5,000 Irish sports fans did this afternoon.

# olympic-park - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Man in court for spying on Chinese swimmers
# Peeping Tom
# Peeping Tom

Man in court for spying on Chinese swimmers

Aug 14th 2012, 9:52 PM 19,075 Views 36 Comments

Declan Crosbie is accused of peaking at the athletes as they were getting changed.

In pictures: Belfast welcomes home its Olympic boxing heroes
# Northern Soul
# Northern Soul

In pictures: Belfast welcomes home its Olympic boxing heroes

Aug 14th 2012, 4:47 PM 5,710 Views 17 Comments

The fun just won’t stop for Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlon.

Going once... Mary Poppins kit for sale at London Olympics auction
# London 2012
# London 2012

Going once... Mary Poppins kit for sale at London Olympics auction

Aug 14th 2012, 2:43 PM 760 Views 0 Comments

The 2012 Games were meant to be all about sustainability and organisers hope to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds by recycling historic memorabilia in the online auction.

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'
# Reflections
# Reflections

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'

Aug 14th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,017 Views 38 Comments

The CEO also hit back at critics of the Irish athletes’ efforts.

Katie's future? It's up to Katie, says Billy Walsh
# London 2012
# London 2012

Katie's future? It's up to Katie, says Billy Walsh

Aug 14th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,394 Views 0 Comments

The High Performance chief admits there’s challenges ahead for Ireland’s Olympic champion.

# olympic-park - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians

Aug 13th 2012, 9:45 PM 6,317 Views 9 Comments

Featuring interviews with Katie Taylor, John Joe Nevin and Cian O’Connor, among others.

Ailis McSweeney: Sometimes the medals go to those who want them the most
# Conjecture
# Conjecture

Ailis McSweeney: Sometimes the medals go to those who want them the most

Aug 13th 2012, 7:06 PM 6,777 Views 10 Comments

Our columnist gives a review and analysis of what was one of the most successful Olympic Games ever from an Irish supporter’s perspective.

# olympic-park - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap
# Games Over
# Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

Aug 12th 2012, 9:45 PM 25,234 Views 51 Comments

We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16
# Final Day
# Final Day

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16

Aug 12th 2012, 8:27 PM 6,026 Views 1 Comment

The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Review
# Review

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 12th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,229 Views 1 Comment

Featuring extensive pieces on women’s boxing, wrestling and the relationship between sport and religion.

# olympic-park - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap
# Review
# Review

Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap

Aug 11th 2012, 11:02 PM 7,363 Views 2 Comments

There were mixed emotions for Team Ireland today, while Usain Bolt delivered another memorable performance.

More gold for Bolt as Jamaica smash relay record
# History
# History

More gold for Bolt as Jamaica smash relay record

Aug 11th 2012, 9:30 PM 1,159 Views 1 Comment

Usain Bolt and co put in a stunning performance to break the world record at the event.

Reynolds 'absolutely delighted' with top 20 finish
# Reaction
# Reaction

Reynolds 'absolutely delighted' with top 20 finish

Aug 11th 2012, 8:08 PM 7,396 Views 17 Comments

The Irish athlete said she was relieved, after a series of injuries threatened to derail her Olympic hopes.

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia
# Interview
# Interview

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia

Aug 11th 2012, 5:19 PM 15,843 Views 25 Comments

The boxer also hinted she was keen on defending her Olympic title in Rio.

Explainer: Why so many Olympic athletes are wearing coloured tape on their bodies?
# London 2012
# London 2012

Explainer: Why so many Olympic athletes are wearing coloured tape on their bodies?

Aug 11th 2012, 8:24 AM 3,657 Views 2 Comments

Is it a fashion statement?

The discus champion who unleashed a wild celebration had to sleep on the ground outside
# Tired/emotional
# Tired/emotional

The discus champion who unleashed a wild celebration had to sleep on the ground outside

Aug 11th 2012, 8:12 AM 2,624 Views 2 Comments

He only went and lost his accreditation.

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin awaits moment of destiny
# Preview
# Preview

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin awaits moment of destiny

Aug 11th 2012, 7:10 AM 6,874 Views 10 Comments

Check out all you need to know about Day 15 of the Olympics, including proof that Ireland are topping the only medal table that counts (sort of).

# olympic-park - Friday 10 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap
# Highlights
# Highlights

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap

Aug 10th 2012, 10:18 PM 5,770 Views 1 Comment

Hope you have some fingernails left – another gold medal bout awaits.

Joanne Cuddihy: 'I think our team should be proud and Ireland should be proud'
# Interview
# Interview

Joanne Cuddihy: 'I think our team should be proud and Ireland should be proud'

Aug 10th 2012, 9:14 PM 9,102 Views 35 Comments

She was speaking after 4x400m Relay this evening.

Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress
# Sixth
# Sixth

Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress

Aug 10th 2012, 7:54 PM 7,022 Views 2 Comments

Joanne Cuddihy ran an impressive leg to give Irish supporters hope but their time was four seconds off the finals pace.

Here's how the international press reacted to Katie Taylor's victory
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Here's how the international press reacted to Katie Taylor's victory

Aug 10th 2012, 7:41 PM 24,798 Views 52 Comments

The world’s papers were generous in their praise of Taylor’s achievements.

VIDEO: The best song from Thailand about Katie Taylor that you'll hear today
# GoKAtie
# GoKAtie

VIDEO: The best song from Thailand about Katie Taylor that you'll hear today

Aug 10th 2012, 5:58 PM 17,470 Views 26 Comments

This will put a smile on your face…

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14
# Olympics
# Olympics

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14

Aug 10th 2012, 5:50 PM 3,071 Views 0 Comments

Mullingar got a day in the Olympic sun and there were some low-blows in the taekwondo.

Irish boxing final just super for GB gold hope Campbell
# London 2012
# London 2012

Irish boxing final just super for GB gold hope Campbell

Aug 10th 2012, 4:49 PM 1,399 Views 0 Comments

Campbell is the first male British boxer to reach an Olympic final in London. And it’s next up a man from Mullingar.

Ailis McSweeney: Relay 101... here's what you can look forward to on the track tonight
# Expert View
# Expert View

Ailis McSweeney: Relay 101... here's what you can look forward to on the track tonight

Aug 10th 2012, 3:29 PM 642 Views 0 Comments

A tight control on adrenaline and nerves is essential to get away at the right time, writes Ireland’s 100m record holder Ailis McSweeney.

'It's the Mullingar shuffle' -- Superb John Joe Nevin books Olympic final spot
# High Performance
# High Performance

'It's the Mullingar shuffle' -- Superb John Joe Nevin books Olympic final spot

Aug 10th 2012, 2:28 PM 10,464 Views 28 Comments

The Mullingar man beat Cuban Lazaro Alvarez Estrada in their semi-final bout at the Excel Arena on a score of 19-14.

Olympic heartbreak for Paddy Barnes as Chinese fighter wins on countback
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympic heartbreak for Paddy Barnes as Chinese fighter wins on countback

Aug 10th 2012, 1:56 PM 7,182 Views 27 Comments

It’s bronze for the Belfast man after the narrowest of defeats to an old rival in London this afternoon.

Ireland's Andrzej Jezierski misses out canoe final spot
# No Canoe
# No Canoe

Ireland's Andrzej Jezierski misses out canoe final spot

Aug 10th 2012, 12:18 PM 648 Views 3 Comments

The Polish-born athlete came fourth in the 200m Canoe Sprint semi-final earlier, meaning he will not line out in the decider tomorrow morning.

Women should be inspired by Taylor and female boxers, says Olympic chief
# GoKAtie
# GoKAtie

Women should be inspired by Taylor and female boxers, says Olympic chief

Aug 10th 2012, 11:56 AM 6,096 Views 82 Comments

IOC boss Jacques Rogge says the decision to include women’s boxing for the first time has been vindicated.

Taylor: 'If someone offers me a contract for professional boxing, I'll have to consider it'
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Taylor: 'If someone offers me a contract for professional boxing, I'll have to consider it'

Aug 10th 2012, 7:00 AM 8,403 Views 19 Comments

The Irish boxer also thanked Sonia O’Sullivan for inspiring her.

# olympic-park - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Barry McGuigan: 'I never experienced anything like it in my life'
# What Katie Did
# What Katie Did

Barry McGuigan: 'I never experienced anything like it in my life'

Aug 9th 2012, 8:31 PM 16,361 Views 32 Comments

The Clones Cyclone was ringside as Katie Taylor sealed an historic gold for Team Ireland in London today.

In pictures: London 2012, Day 13
# London 2012
# London 2012

In pictures: London 2012, Day 13

Aug 9th 2012, 8:01 PM 4,976 Views 2 Comments

Here’s how the Games developed today. It wasn’t all about a young woman from Wicklow.

As it happened: London 2012, Day 13
Live Aug 9th 2012, 7:25 PM

As it happened: London 2012, Day 13

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