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#Summer Olympics

# summer-olympics - Thursday 8 September, 2016

US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months without pay after Rio scandal

The 32-year-old has to serve 20 hours of community service and will not receive a monthly salary for the duration of the suspension.

# summer-olympics - Saturday 20 August, 2016

'Hotel staff refused to launder our jerseys because of AIDS stories': Nigeria's Olympic gold

The African country made history 20 years ago with an unlikely triumph in Atlanta.

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 15

Four Irish athletes are in action, including European modern pentathlon champion Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe.

# summer-olympics - Friday 19 August, 2016

Ryan Lochte sorry for 'not being more careful and candid' regarding fabricated mugging story

The US swimmer has held his hands up and admitted the story was made up.

# summer-olympics - Thursday 18 August, 2016

More questions for Olympic boxing after AIBA Executive Director is 'reassigned'

Karim Bouzidi will now take up a new role with immediate effect.

'It's insane - I never thought I'd see the day': Thomas raises the Barr in Rio

‘I kicked like an absolute animal in the last 80 metres and thought I might have sneaked it on the line’, admitted the Waterford native.

Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle

Niall Kelly joins us with reaction and analysis from Rio de Janeiro.

# summer-olympics - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Humiliating for reigning Olympic champion diver after he scores 0.00 for disastrous face-plant Ouch This post contains videos

Humiliating for reigning Olympic champion diver after he scores 0.00 for disastrous face-plant

Ilia Zakharov is heading home after inexplicable moment during the men’s diving.

Disappointment for Tori Pena and Greg Broderick on a mixed day for the Irish in Rio

Both athletes fell short in their quest to progress.

History-maker! Ireland's Oliver Dingley has qualified for the final of the men's springboard

With only the top 12 qualifying for the final, the 23-year-old knew that his six dives needed to be consistent for him to stand a chance.

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question Controversy This post contains videos

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question

The cyclist claimed an Olympic silver medal last night but caused a collision that resulted in a South Korean athlete being rushed to hospital.

# summer-olympics - Sunday 14 August, 2016

More topless celebrations as Ireland's Scott Evans qualifies for badminton knockout stages

The Dubliner now faces into a round of 16 clash on Monday.

Incredible Olympic moment as unseeded Puerto Rican Monica Puig wins women's tennis final

The 22-year-old caused a huge upset as she beat Germany’s Angelique Kerber to claim her country’s very first gold medal.

# summer-olympics - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Another Olympic epic for Del Potro as he continues superb comeback to reach gold medal match

The Argentine claimed a bronze medal at London 2012 after semi-final defeat and faces Andy Murray in the decider.

Ireland's Annalise Murphy well-placed to claim Olympic medal after super Saturday

The 26-year-old Dubliner has a big chance of a podium finish.

# summer-olympics - Friday 12 August, 2016

'We're dreading going home - Mick Conlan said he'd box the head off us if we didn't get the gold' Reaction This post contains videos

'We're dreading going home - Mick Conlan said he'd box the head off us if we didn't get the gold'

Gary and Paul O’Donovan didn’t disappoint with their post-race thoughts on an historic day for Irish sport.

# summer-olympics - Thursday 11 August, 2016

'I'm leaving after my fifth Olympics seeing it for what it is, sadly - a media franchise'

George Bovell, a bronze medalist at the 2004 Games, has launched a stinging attack on swimming’s governing body.

# summer-olympics - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Irish rowers affected again in Rio as weather forces another postponement

For the second time in a number of days, organisers have been forced to cancel an entire day of events.

# summer-olympics - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Excellent end to a difficult week for Irish boxing as Steven Donnelly sails through in Rio

The 27-year-old from Ballymena is through to the last 16.

History-making gymnast Ellis O'Reilly fails to advance but plenty of reasons to be proud

The 18-year-old had an unfortunate fall during her beam exercise but did well on the vault and the uneven bars.

Rio 2016 liveblog: Day 2

Get up to speed on everything that’s happening at the Olympics.

# summer-olympics - Friday 5 August, 2016

They arrived in Brazil hours before but Nigeria conjured a remarkable Olympics result last night

20-year-old striker Etebo Oghenekaro hit four goals.

# summer-olympics - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Nicolas Roche

A veteran of the Games at this stage, the 32-year-old will hope third time’s a charm.

# summer-olympics - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Europe versus USA as Olympics bid heats up, Shaw stays strong and all today's sport

Also, Andy Lee could be in line for a very interesting bout and an Irish youngster makes the grade

# summer-olympics - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What events are most important for Ireland? Pat Rabbitte wants to know Free-to-air

What events are most important for Ireland? Pat Rabbitte wants to know

A number of ‘Designated Events’ are made available on free-to-air television

# summer-olympics - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote

The Japanese City was preferred to Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

# summer-olympics - Friday 26 April, 2013

10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true

The organisation is appealing to the public to give generously on its annual collection day.

# summer-olympics - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap

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

# summer-olympics - Monday 9 July, 2012

Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics

The Tipperary jockey has been cut from Team Ireland days after the disqualification of his horse from an event in Germany.

# summer-olympics - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Olympic photo chief creates the image of the games

Meet the man charged with making it possible for 1,400 other photographers to create memorable images that will instantly identify the city and the games.

# summer-olympics - Friday 24 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Five more countries choose Dublin as training base for Olympics London 2012

Five more countries choose Dublin as training base for Olympics

Swimmers from the five countries will train at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin.

# summer-olympics - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Get your passport out: 6 trips to take in 2012

Holidays are what we long for 11 months of the year so why not incorporate a getaway with a top sporting event? Here are our suggestions for 2012.