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Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics
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# Collection Day

Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics

Apr 24th 2015, 5:08 PM 7,468 Views 13 Comments

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

Sports you should definitely try this summer... water-skiing
# Try Anything
# Try Anything

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

May 21st 2014, 3:02 PM 2,885 Views 0 Comments

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

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid
# Development
# Development

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

Sep 8th 2013, 12:52 PM 2,250 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 12th 2013, 9:58 PM 3,261 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 7th 2013, 8:46 PM 5,966 Views 4 Comments

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

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down

Nov 28th 2012, 11:08 AM 628 Views 0 Comments

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

Britain says goodbye to Games with victory parade
# Summer Of Love
# Summer Of Love

Britain says goodbye to Games with victory parade

Sep 10th 2012, 4:50 PM 562 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

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

Aug 16th 2012, 12:06 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

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

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

John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency

Aug 13th 2012, 6:59 PM 8,870 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

Aug 12th 2012, 9:45 PM 25,290 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 6,059 Views 1 Comment

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
# Fencing
# Fencing

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

Aug 12th 2012, 7:07 PM 9,237 Views 70 Comments

“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
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

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

Aug 12th 2012, 6:40 PM 6,555 Views 46 Comments

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

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap
# Highlights
# Highlights

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap

Aug 10th 2012, 10:18 PM 5,803 Views 1 Comment

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
# Sixth
# Sixth

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

Aug 10th 2012, 7:54 PM 7,083 Views 2 Comments

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

Roundup: Katie Taylor's Olympic debut wins international praise
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Roundup: Katie Taylor's Olympic debut wins international praise

Aug 7th 2012, 9:03 AM 12,904 Views 21 Comments

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

Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test
# Mistake
# Mistake

Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test

Aug 6th 2012, 8:29 PM 2,365 Views 2 Comments

“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
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

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

Aug 6th 2012, 6:53 PM 633 Views 0 Comments

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
# London 2012
# London 2012

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

Aug 6th 2012, 12:28 PM 7,281 Views 4 Comments

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

Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race
# London2012
# London2012

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

Aug 5th 2012, 6:41 PM 1,315 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 4th 2012, 8:22 PM 10,987 Views 14 Comments

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
# Aileen Morrison

Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday

Aug 4th 2012, 7:49 AM 10,718 Views 13 Comments

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

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:21 PM 8,225 Views 6 Comments

“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
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

Triathlete Aileen Morrison ready for the challenge of a lifetime

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:38 PM 980 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Aug 1st 2012, 10:51 AM 15,524 Views 45 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 30th 2012, 1:35 PM 2,194 Views 0 Comments

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

Controversy reigns in judo competition as judges overturn winning decision
# Short Lived
# Short Lived

Controversy reigns in judo competition as judges overturn winning decision

Jul 29th 2012, 2:48 PM 3,179 Views 1 Comment

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

Olympic Village: Day One, wrap
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Olympic Village: Day One, wrap

Jul 28th 2012, 10:23 PM 9,002 Views 8 Comments

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

Last stop for Irish triathletes before London Olympics
# One Week To Go
# One Week To Go

Last stop for Irish triathletes before London Olympics

Jul 19th 2012, 11:22 AM 656 Views 1 Comment

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

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China
# London 2012
# London 2012

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

Jul 15th 2012, 12:13 PM 10,291 Views 13 Comments

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

London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern
# Fortnight Away
# Fortnight Away

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

Jul 13th 2012, 11:28 AM 3,919 Views 0 Comments

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

London 2012: Introducing... Eoin Rheinisch
# 17 Days To Go
# 17 Days To Go

London 2012: Introducing... Eoin Rheinisch

Jul 10th 2012, 7:44 AM 2,731 Views 1 Comment

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.

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

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

Jul 9th 2012, 6:18 PM 793 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Olympic torch travels to Newry ahead of Dublin visit

Jun 5th 2012, 10:29 AM 2,700 Views 4 Comments

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

Sycerika McMahon on the Olympic radar as she wins European silver
# Bling
# Bling

Sycerika McMahon on the Olympic radar as she wins European silver

May 28th 2012, 3:21 PM 3,603 Views 4 Comments

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

Legend Haile Gebrselassie fails to qualify for Olympics
# London 2012
# London 2012

Legend Haile Gebrselassie fails to qualify for Olympics

May 27th 2012, 6:00 PM 486 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 26th 2012, 10:59 AM 3,013 Views 16 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 24th 2012, 7:57 PM 5,108 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly news round-up…

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

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

Feb 22nd 2012, 4:16 PM 3,333 Views 11 Comments

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

In pictures: Ireland's boxing stars are in the army now
# 'ten-shun!
# 'ten-shun!

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

Feb 17th 2012, 5:11 PM 1,312 Views 1 Comment

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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