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# olympic - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem
# Public Screening
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# Public Screening

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem

Jul 31st 2021, 3:45 PM 14,989 Views 35 Comments

Police are investigating Olympic Games fans who booed China’s national anthem during a public screening at a shopping centre.

# olympic - Friday 20 March, 2020

World Rugby cancel U20 World Cup, considering alternative to 7s Olympic qualifier
# Rethink
# Rethink

World Rugby cancel U20 World Cup, considering alternative to 7s Olympic qualifier

Mar 20th 2020, 2:47 PM 2,267 Views 1 Comment

The uncertainty surrounding the Olympic Games means that the June repechage tournament for 7s rugby remains under review.

# olympic - Monday 25 November, 2019

Wada recommends Russia ban from Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020
# Statement
# Statement

Wada recommends Russia ban from Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020

Nov 25th 2019, 10:55 PM 17,751 Views 31 Comments

A decision over Russia’s suspension is set to be made on 9 December.

# olympic - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Jun 22nd 2019, 4:45 PM 5,028 Views 2 Comments

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

# olympic - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back
# Unbowed
# Unbowed

Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back

May 1st 2019, 7:40 PM 4,864 Views 3 Comments

The South African athlete has 30 days to appeal the decision, a challenge that would be heard by the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

# olympic - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'Matthew Pinsent remembers being on the mini-bus for an Olympic final and praying it would crash'
# Sports Psychology
# Sports Psychology

'Matthew Pinsent remembers being on the mini-bus for an Olympic final and praying it would crash'

Apr 28th 2019, 10:00 AM 20,790 Views 1 Comment

Olympic medallist Annie Vernon chats about her new book ‘Mind Games’.

# olympic - Monday 17 September, 2018

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls
# 2020 Vision
# 2020 Vision

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls

Sep 17th 2018, 2:18 PM 5,032 Views 0 Comments

A European tournament or World Rugby repechage will serve as Ireland’s best chance of qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

# olympic - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

WATCH: 'It's just a standard Monday night in Skibbereen' - the O'Donovans are welcomed home
# Skibb
# Skibb

WATCH: 'It's just a standard Monday night in Skibbereen' - the O'Donovans are welcomed home

Aug 30th 2016, 12:21 AM 19,238 Views 18 Comments

There was only one place to be tonight.

# olympic - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around
# Team Ireland At The áras
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# Team Ireland At The áras

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

Aug 28th 2016, 2:03 PM 25,966 Views 36 Comments

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

# olympic - Friday 19 August, 2016

Usain Bolt's mam didn't look all that impressed with another Olympic gold last night
# Playing It Cool
From The Daily Edge
# Playing It Cool

Usain Bolt's mam didn't look all that impressed with another Olympic gold last night

Aug 19th 2016, 8:17 AM 5,558 Views 1 Comment

So used to it at this stage.

# olympic - Monday 15 August, 2016

There's been a massive backlash against this very public Olympics proposal last night
# Not Here
From The Daily Edge
# Not Here

There's been a massive backlash against this very public Olympics proposal last night

Aug 15th 2016, 11:20 AM 10,544 Views 5 Comments

Right beside the podium.

# olympic - Thursday 11 February, 2016

This man is one win away from being the first Olympic and UFC champion
# History
# History

This man is one win away from being the first Olympic and UFC champion

Feb 11th 2016, 2:48 PM 7,423 Views 4 Comments

“I would hope the people would see me as probably the greatest combat athlete to compete in the sport.”

# olympic - Monday 5 October, 2015

Pistorius set to remain in jail
# Parole
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# Parole

Pistorius set to remain in jail

Oct 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 17,053 Views 20 Comments

A decision on whether or not to grant the athlete parole has been delayed until Monday.

# olympic - Sunday 4 October, 2015

O'Mahony's try-saving tackle on Italy lock turned out to be a game-saver
# Overpowering Furno
# Overpowering Furno

O'Mahony's try-saving tackle on Italy lock turned out to be a game-saver

Oct 4th 2015, 8:10 PM 3,111 Views 9 Comments

There weren’t many other highlights from Ireland’s win over the Azzurri.

# olympic - Saturday 1 August, 2015

'Turning pro is where I want to be,' but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

'Turning pro is where I want to be,' but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time

Aug 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 5,343 Views 1 Comment

The Maguire twins talked with us about the temptation of turning pro and the structured life of a collegiate athlete.

# olympic - Friday 13 March, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Repaying bailouts and Bertie Ahern political HQ
# Shovel Ready
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# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: Repaying bailouts and Bertie Ahern political HQ

Mar 13th 2015, 9:41 AM 3,018 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# olympic - Monday 6 October, 2014

Michael Phelps handed six-month ban for drink driving
# Dropped
# Dropped

Michael Phelps handed six-month ban for drink driving

Oct 6th 2014, 9:51 PM 3,219 Views 5 Comments

The 18-time Olympic swim champion has been dropped from the 2015 world championships roster.

# olympic - Monday 17 February, 2014

Column: Don't turn up your nose at 'celebrity candidates' like Kenny Egan
# Ready To Rumble
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# Ready To Rumble

Column: Don't turn up your nose at 'celebrity candidates' like Kenny Egan

Feb 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 38 Views 56 Comments

In Ireland ‘celebrity’ candidates are typically drawn from the sporting world – while in the US they’re often actors. Either way, don’t underestimate the potent blend of skills, experience and dynamism they bring to politics, writes Larry Donnelly.

# olympic - Friday 17 January, 2014

Jamaican bobsled team on the verge of qualifying for the 2014 Olympics
# Cool Runnings
From The Daily Edge
# Cool Runnings

Jamaican bobsled team on the verge of qualifying for the 2014 Olympics

Jan 17th 2014, 4:32 PM 7,617 Views 12 Comments

Jamaica we have a bobsled team.

# olympic - Saturday 23 February, 2013

VIDEO: Without doubt the flukiest handball goal we've ever seen
# Bizarre
# Bizarre

VIDEO: Without doubt the flukiest handball goal we've ever seen

Feb 23rd 2013, 10:04 AM 1,513 Views 1 Comment

A French goalkeeper accidentally scores on his opposite number with an outstretched leg.

# olympic - Monday 17 December, 2012

Olympians live longer than the rest of us
# Longer Lifespan
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# Longer Lifespan

Olympians live longer than the rest of us

Dec 17th 2012, 1:27 PM 5,452 Views 14 Comments

On average Olympic athletes live 2.8 years longer than non-Olympians.

# olympic - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source
# Ruling
# Ruling

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source

Dec 4th 2012, 3:35 PM 618 Views 0 Comments

The suspension comes amid an ongoing row between the Indian Olympic Association and the organisation.

# olympic - Friday 19 October, 2012

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured
# Recognition
# Recognition

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured

Oct 19th 2012, 4:56 PM 1,351 Views 0 Comments

The Kenyan legend was in Dublin to attend an event for his mentor Brother Colm O’Connell.

# olympic - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Armstrong's Olympic medal facing scrutiny
# Controversy
# Controversy

Armstrong's Olympic medal facing scrutiny

Oct 16th 2012, 7:12 PM 1,258 Views 0 Comments

The American cyclist has been urged to come clean over doping allegations by the International Olympic Committee’s vice president.

# olympic - Friday 28 September, 2012

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians

Sep 28th 2012, 6:50 PM 884 Views 0 Comments

Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.

# olympic - Thursday 16 August, 2012

LOST: One iPhone belonging to Michael Conlan
# Appeal
# Appeal

LOST: One iPhone belonging to Michael Conlan

Aug 16th 2012, 1:39 PM 5,839 Views 1 Comment

If you have it, we’d advise you to give it back before things get ugly.

# olympic - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Video: Crowds in Bray reacts to Katie's gold medal win
# Katie Taylor
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# Katie Taylor

Video: Crowds in Bray reacts to Katie's gold medal win

Aug 9th 2012, 9:06 PM 8,715 Views 18 Comments

A massive crowd gathered in the 26-year-old’s home town of Bray to watch the fight… and they weren’t disappointed.

Olympic Tumblr of the Day: McKayla is Not Impressed
# Tumblr Of The Day
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# Tumblr Of The Day

Olympic Tumblr of the Day: McKayla is Not Impressed

Aug 9th 2012, 11:14 AM 14,838 Views 1 Comment

And nor should you be.

# olympic - Sunday 29 July, 2012

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 2
Live Jul 29th 2012, 7:40 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 2

# olympic - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof
# Missiles
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# Missiles

London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof

Jul 10th 2012, 4:07 PM 5,378 Views 10 Comments

The missiles are to be placed on the roof of the complex for the duration of the Olympic Games.

# olympic - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

'Robbie Keane can have my record', says Ireland's leading goalscorer
# Prolific
# Prolific

'Robbie Keane can have my record', says Ireland's leading goalscorer

Jun 6th 2012, 12:33 PM 784 Views 0 Comments

Honoured torch-bearer Olivia O’Toole says she would be more than happy for her male counterpart to overhaul her tally.

# olympic - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Olympic torch starts five-day tour of Northern Ireland
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympic torch starts five-day tour of Northern Ireland

Jun 3rd 2012, 10:04 AM 1,931 Views 10 Comments

The flame will cross the border and tour Dublin on Wednesday morning.

# olympic - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Irish women's hockey team thrash Mexico in Olympics qualifier
# Winning
# Winning

Irish women's hockey team thrash Mexico in Olympics qualifier

Mar 20th 2012, 6:28 PM 1,057 Views 0 Comments

Goals from Cliodhna Sargent, Audrey O’Flynn and Emma Smyth helped Gene Muller’s side to a straightforward victory.

# olympic - Monday 19 March, 2012

Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland
# London2012
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# London2012

Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland

Mar 19th 2012, 1:13 PM 3,356 Views 4 Comments

The torch will visit Dublin on day 19 of its 70-day relay journey, on Wednesday 6 June this year. 8,000 volunteers will help it travel 8,000 miles across the UK and Ireland.

# olympic - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Sprinter secures sponsorship deal despite eBay collapse
# London Calling
# London Calling

Sprinter secures sponsorship deal despite eBay collapse

Jan 18th 2012, 12:32 PM 464 Views 0 Comments

Olympic hopeful has finally found funding to fuel his dream of gold this summer.