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#the Olympics

# the-olympics - Friday 27 March, 2020

Why not prepping for the Olympics feels a bit like the days when I avoided homework in school

In the first of a series of columns, track cyclist Mark Downey gives his thoughts on Tokyo 2020′s postponement.

# the-olympics - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Ireland 7s Olympic dream remains intact after men's side secure 2020 World Repechage place

The women’s side crashed out this morning after defeat to England.

# the-olympics - Thursday 18 August, 2016

People 'aren't aware' how tough it is to get to the Olympics, so we asked an Olympian

Triathlete Gavin Noble recalls how much work goes into making it to an Olympic Games.

# the-olympics - Sunday 31 January, 2016

‘Choosing to represent Ireland at the Olympics was a no-brainer for me’

Tori Pena chats to The42 on dual nationality, ‘cracking under pressure’ and her hopes for Rio 2016.

# the-olympics - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Sprint finish: Bolt not concerned with WR for track finale

“We’re just going to go out there and enjoy ourselves and run as fast as possible.” Seems like a solid plan.

# the-olympics - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more

Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.