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# 2012-olympics - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The Score Man arrested after Olympic medallist John Joe Nevin injured in Mullingar attack Mullingar

Man arrested after Olympic medallist John Joe Nevin injured in Mullingar attack

The boxer is believed to have suffered a broken leg.

# 2012-olympics - Monday 14 October, 2013

From The Score World anti-doping bosses to open ‘extraordinary’ audit of Jamaican testing Anti-doping

World anti-doping bosses to open ‘extraordinary’ audit of Jamaican testing

WADA to investigate months at the beginning of 2012 where there was “no effective operation” by Jamaican authorities.

# 2012-olympics - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From The Score For an Olympic sailor, training in snow and 40 knot winds are par for the course Sacrifice This post contains videos

For an Olympic sailor, training in snow and 40 knot winds are par for the course

Ireland’s Annalise Murphy, fourth at last year’s London Olympics, is the latest athlete to be profiled by The Journey.

# 2012-olympics - Thursday 28 March, 2013

From The Score Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy crashes bike into parked car, breaks nose (Not) Plain Sailing

Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy crashes bike into parked car, breaks nose

The London Olympian “did something rather stupid” on Tuesday morning.

# 2012-olympics - Saturday 16 February, 2013

From The Score Rheinisch not looking too far into the future New Year

Rheinisch not looking too far into the future

Three-time Olympian Eoin Rheinisch plans to compete again this year but hasn’t made any decisions on whether he’ll still be around for Rio 2016.

# 2012-olympics - Saturday 2 February, 2013

From The Score Drive time as Coyle gets set to do it all again Interview

Drive time as Coyle gets set to do it all again

Tara’s Natalya Coyle was one of the surprise successes of the London Olympics, but she won’t rest easy until she’s fulfilled her potential.

# 2012-olympics - Thursday 10 January, 2013

From The Score Tom Daley’s mammy isn’t happy about the criticism he’s getting Splash

Tom Daley’s mammy isn’t happy about the criticism he’s getting

British Swimming boss David Sparkes hit out at the teenage diver this week for his part in a new reality TV show.

# 2012-olympics - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From The Score After the gold rush: Evans braves risk to bring home reward Interview

After the gold rush: Evans braves risk to bring home reward

After the disappointment of defeat in London, Scott Evans knew he needed a change. He just didn’t know where it would take him.

# 2012-olympics - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The Score After the gold rush: Kearney savouring rollercoaster ride Interview

After the gold rush: Kearney savouring rollercoaster ride

After sneaking into London under most people’s radar, triple Paralympic medallist Helen Kearney is enjoying the buzz of her win.

# 2012-olympics - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From The Score After the gold rush: lights out as O’Neill moves on from London Interview

After the gold rush: lights out as O’Neill moves on from London

It’s head down and push on as Kilkenny boxer Darren O’Neill comes to terms with life after the London Olympics.

# 2012-olympics - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From The Score Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year Award

Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year

Olympic gold medallist awarded for her ‘exceptional sporting achievements’ in 2012.

# 2012-olympics - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

From The Score Katie’s golden moment voted highlight of 2012 Katie

Katie’s golden moment voted highlight of 2012

75% of respondents in Pembroke Communications’ Sports Sentiment Index (SSI) picked Katie Taylor’s Olympic gold as the most iconic moment of 2012.

# 2012-olympics - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The Score Boxing duo Walsh and Taylor named Sports Manager of the Year Awards

Boxing duo Walsh and Taylor named Sports Manager of the Year

With four Olympic medals in the bag, Ireland’s top boxing coaches won the annual Philips award at this afternoon’s ceremony in Dublin.

# 2012-olympics - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The Score ISA critical of ‘malicious’ Olympic betting allegations London 2012

ISA critical of ‘malicious’ Olympic betting allegations

Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.

# 2012-olympics - Friday 19 October, 2012

From The Score Joy as ‘iconic’ Taylor commits to Olympic defence Rio 2016

Joy as ‘iconic’ Taylor commits to Olympic defence

The Irish Sports Council are “delighted” that Katie Taylor has agreed to remain as an amateur in the hope of further Olympic glory at Rio 2016.

# 2012-olympics - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

In pics: The Paralympic Opening Ceremony Paralympics This post contains images

In pics: The Paralympic Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony of the Paralympic opening ceremony took place tonight. Here’s a quick snapshot.

# 2012-olympics - Monday 27 August, 2012

From The Score VIDEO: It’s never too late for one last London 2012 montage London 2012 This post contains videos

VIDEO: It’s never too late for one last London 2012 montage

It’s grand, there’s only two more sleeps until the Paralympics starts.

# 2012-olympics - Sunday 19 August, 2012

From The Score Ratoath homecoming for Olympic duo London 2012

Ratoath homecoming for Olympic duo

Celebrations to welcome home Cian O’Connor and Natalya Coyle are planned in the County Meath village tonight.

# 2012-olympics - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Is this the most embarrassing dance by two political leaders, ever? Do The Boris This post contains videos

VIDEO: Is this the most embarrassing dance by two political leaders, ever?

Boris Johnson and David Cameron had a great auld boogie at the Olympics closing ceremony.

# 2012-olympics - Monday 13 August, 2012

From The Score ‘He’s still our wee brother’: Conlan family welcome their bronze medal hero home London 2012

‘He’s still our wee brother’: Conlan family welcome their bronze medal hero home

Michael Conlan’s father and brother promise that the young Belfast boxer still has plenty more to offer in the ring.

From The Score Darren O’Neill: It’s easy to be captain of a good team London 2012

Darren O’Neill: It’s easy to be captain of a good team

The Kilkenny boxer was full of praise for his team-mates as Ireland’s athletes returned home from London 2012.

From The Score Losing Billy and Zaur will set Ireland back 5 to 10 years – Conlan Sign 'Em Up

Losing Billy and Zaur will set Ireland back 5 to 10 years – Conlan

John Conlan has called on the IABA to agree new contracts with boxing coaches Billy Walsh and Zaur Antia.

From The Score Irish pride as Olympic squad touches down in Dublin London 2012

Irish pride as Olympic squad touches down in Dublin

The Minister for Sport promised to fight for more funding as he welcome Ireland’s Olympians home at a small reception in Dublin Airport this afternoon.

# 2012-olympics - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From The Score ‘Disappointed’ Kenneally already looking towards Rio London 2012

‘Disappointed’ Kenneally already looking towards Rio

Celbridge runner Mark Kenneally finished 57th in the men’s marathon on the final day of the London Olympics.

From The Score Who’s the legend now? Rogge rolls back on Bolt row London 2012

Who’s the legend now? Rogge rolls back on Bolt row

IOC President Jacques Rogge described London 2012 as “an athletes’ Games” as the Olympics comes to a close.

# 2012-olympics - Saturday 11 August, 2012

From The Score In pictures: Luke Campbell pips John Joe Nevin to Olympic gold London 2012 This post contains images

In pictures: Luke Campbell pips John Joe Nevin to Olympic gold

It was the latest installment of a rivalry that needed no introduction but in the end, it just wasn’t to be for John Joe Nevin.

From The Score Ailís McSweeney: Historic double within Farah’s grasp London 2012

Ailís McSweeney: Historic double within Farah’s grasp

The track and field action comes to a close but it could be a night to remember, writes athletics expert Ailís McSweeney.

From The Score Olympic soccer: Mexico stun Brazil to win gold London 2012

Olympic soccer: Mexico stun Brazil to win gold

A double from Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a 2-1 win against Brazil in the gold medal decider.

From The Score Perfect race bar the result for Cork’s Rob Heffernan London 2012

Perfect race bar the result for Cork’s Rob Heffernan

“To top it off with a medal would have been unbelievable,” says Heffernan after setting a new Irish record in the 50km race walk.

From The Score Ailís McSweeney: Captain’s performance from Rob can inspire Olive London 2012

Ailís McSweeney: Captain’s performance from Rob can inspire Olive

Rob Heffernan brought Ireland to the brink of a sixth medal in the men’s 50km race walk this morning.

From The Score So near yet…: Rob Heffernan smashes Irish walk record but finishes fourth London 2012

So near yet…: Rob Heffernan smashes Irish walk record but finishes fourth

The Cork walker took more than seven minutes off his PB in the men’s 50km event.

From The Score Darren O’Neill to lead Team Ireland at Olympic closing ceremony London 2012

Darren O’Neill to lead Team Ireland at Olympic closing ceremony

The Kilkenny boxer will carry the Irish flag at tomorrow night’s ceremony.

From The Score Andrzej Jezierski takes “B” honours, finishes 9th London 2012

Andrzej Jezierski takes “B” honours, finishes 9th

The Polish national won the “B” final of the men’s canoe single (C1) 200m in Eton Dorney this morning.

# 2012-olympics - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Video: Crowds in Bray reacts to Katie’s gold medal win Katie Taylor This post contains videos

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

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

From The Daily Edge Katie’s secret mascot: Yogi the dog supports the golden girl Yogi This post contains videos

Katie’s secret mascot: Yogi the dog supports the golden girl

We were all behind Katie Taylor… but Yogi showed true dedication.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Score Ryan unable to raise the bar for London 2012 Olympics

Ryan unable to raise the bar for London

The Dubliner failed to progress to the women’s high jump final this morning.

From The Daily Edge Olympic Tumblr of the Day: McKayla is Not Impressed Tumblr Of The Day This post contains images

Olympic Tumblr of the Day: McKayla is Not Impressed

And nor should you be.

From The Score Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava? Know Your Enemy

Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava?

Only one woman can stop Katie Taylor from winning gold in London this afternoon, and she’s a familiar foe. Here’s what you need to know about Sofya Ochigava of Russia.

# 2012-olympics - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From The Score As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day 12 Liveblog

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day 12

It’s getting serious for Team Ireland. Revisit all of the latest Olympic news, as Paddy Barnes looked to emulate Katie Taylor’s success.

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