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#Summer Games

# summer-games - Friday 24 April, 2015

From Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics Collection Day

Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics

The actor has encouraged people to engage with today’s fundraising.

# summer-games - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Sports you should definitely try this summer... water-skiing

Get up, stand up (but don’t lean forward),

# summer-games - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# summer-games - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

6 positives that can be taken from Ireland’s summer fixtures

The side’s recent games have ultimately been a worthwhile experience.

# summer-games - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid

When L.A last hosted the Games, Ronald Reagan was US President, Russians boycotted and Like A Virgin topped the charts.

# summer-games - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down

The Belfast swimmer won a bronze medal at the European Short Course Championships at the weekend.

# summer-games - Monday 10 September, 2012

Britain says goodbye to Games with victory parade

Hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of central London to show their appreciation for the athletes, who both surpassed expectations by finishing third in the medals table in both events.

# summer-games - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to go head to head... on the cricket field? Six Appeal This post contains videos

Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to go head to head... on the cricket field?

The Sydney Sixers are looking to add some Jamaican gold to their line-up after the Melbourne Stars approached the 100m sprint champion

# summer-games - Monday 13 August, 2012

From John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency John Joe Nevin

John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency

Nevin’s Olympic success commemorated by having his profile put on tourist notes.

# summer-games - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

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

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

Natalya Coyle delighted with top 10 finish in Women's Modern Pentathlon

“Hopefully I made everyone in Ireland proud,” said the Olympian from Meath.

Sonia O'Sullivan: It has been a very, very successful Olympics for Team Ireland

The Cork woman says all 66 of the Irish Olympians in London are now part of her family.

# summer-games - Friday 10 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap

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

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

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

# summer-games - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From Roundup: Katie Taylor's Olympic debut wins international praise London 2012

Roundup: Katie Taylor's Olympic debut wins international praise

International press praises Taylor’s potential for promoting women’s boxing at Olympic level.

# summer-games - Monday 6 August, 2012

Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test

“I wanted to be stronger for this Olympics, I was wrong,” said the Beijing 2008 gold medallist Alex Schwazer, from Italy.

Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close

The 49er duo needed a top ten finish in their final race to make the medal race but were unsuccessful.

Derval O'Rourke qualifies for 100m Hurdles semi-final

The Cork athlete recorded a season’s best time of 12.91 and paid credit to her training partner, our very own Ails McSweeney.

# summer-games - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race

Peter O’Leary and David Burrows bowed out of the games with the country’s best ever ‘Star’ class finish.

# summer-games - Saturday 4 August, 2012

'Job done, from the Olympic ring': Barnes tweets seconds after boxing win

The Belfast man is giving Flloyd Mayweather Jr a run for his money as a personality and a self-promoter

Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday

Aileen Morrison is the first Irish hopeful up before track and field action at Olympic Park takes centre stage.

# summer-games - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap

“Wind yer neck in Kate, it’s only five golds for Team GB, not 10.”

Triathlete Aileen Morrison ready for the challenge of a lifetime

An estimated half a million supporters will line the streets of London on Saturday to cheer the athletes on.

# summer-games - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Paul Kimmage: Irish cyclists put in worst Olympic performances I've ever seen

The award-winning author and Tour de France participant was critical of the London 2012 efforts of Nicolas Roche and Daniel Martin.

# summer-games - Monday 30 July, 2012

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend

Michelle Obama hugs the entire, new Dream Team and Sycerika McMahon is studying a South African sensation closely.

# summer-games - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Controversy reigns in judo competition as judges overturn winning decision

Cho Jun-Ho of South Korea thought he was through to an Olympic semi-final. He was wrong.

# summer-games - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Olympic Village: Day One, wrap

A round-up of the weird, wonderful and woeful of the first day of medal-winning action at London 2012.

# summer-games - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Last stop for Irish triathletes before London Olympics

Ailleen Morrison and Gavin Noble will compete in the World Triathlon Series at Hamburg at the weekend.

# summer-games - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China

“They should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them,” declared Senator Harry Reid.

# summer-games - Friday 13 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern

The duo finished 10th in the Sailing World Championships last year.

# summer-games - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Eoin Rheinisch

The 32-year-old kayaker from Kildare will represent Ireland in the K1 Slalom in London and finished 4th in the same event in Beijing.

# summer-games - Monday 9 July, 2012

Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali

The Swiss ace won the men’s doubles in 2008 but craves a centre court win at SW19 to crown a golden summer.

# summer-games - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From Olympic torch travels to Newry ahead of Dublin visit Olympic Torch

Olympic torch travels to Newry ahead of Dublin visit

The Olympic flame is due in the Republic early tomorrow after crossing over the border at Newry.

# summer-games - Monday 28 May, 2012

Sycerika McMahon on the Olympic radar as she wins European silver

The 17-year-old swimmer was very impressive in securing second place in the 50m Breaststroke final at the Euro Championships.

# summer-games - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Legend Haile Gebrselassie fails to qualify for Olympics

“The Games in London, is over for me,” the Ethiopian said afterwards.

# summer-games - Thursday 26 April, 2012

From Disruption on London Tube 'not caused by tunnel collapse' London

Disruption on London Tube 'not caused by tunnel collapse'

The Bakerloo line service from north to south London had been partially suspended due an obstruction on the line.

# summer-games - Friday 24 February, 2012

From The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Your nightly news round-up…

# summer-games - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

From In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games Test Drill This post contains images

In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games

A mock rail attack was staged at a disused station in London earlier today.

# summer-games - Friday 17 February, 2012

In pictures: Ireland's boxing stars are in the army now 'ten-shun! This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland's boxing stars are in the army now

Obstacle courses, indoor soccer and even a bit of sparring… it’s all in a week’s work at the Curragh.

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