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# olympic-games - Monday 15 May, 2017

From The42 American Olympic skater banned for 4 years after doping with fertility drug USADA

American Olympic skater banned for 4 years after doping with fertility drug

Speed skater Chris Creveling was caught with the substance which boosts testosterone levels in the body.

# olympic-games - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From The42 LA hits back at Paris accusations of buying Facebook likes to aid Olympic bid Thumbs Down

LA hits back at Paris accusations of buying Facebook likes to aid Olympic bid

A report picked up by several media documented a sudden boost in fans on the LA 2024 Facebook page.

# olympic-games - Friday 10 February, 2017

From The42 Caster Semenya in line to take London 2012 gold after another Russian is banned Drugs

Caster Semenya in line to take London 2012 gold after another Russian is banned

800m winner Maria Savinova has been banned for four years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

# olympic-games - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 From 14-year-old Olympian to sporting icon - the story of Tom Daley's incredible rise Interview

From 14-year-old Olympian to sporting icon - the story of Tom Daley's incredible rise

The British diver chats to The42 about his decorated career.

# olympic-games - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From The42 Irish Olympian Nolan retires from boxing to 'enjoy a few years of hurling' Wave Goodbye

Irish Olympian Nolan retires from boxing to 'enjoy a few years of hurling'

The 29-year-old plays GAA with Oulart the Ballagh.

# olympic-games - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From The42 38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016 Interview

38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016

The Leitrim native recalls her unforgettable experience at the Olympics.

# olympic-games - Monday 2 January, 2017

From The42 ‘If he were alive now, he wouldn’t go anywhere near an Olympic Games’ Legend This post contains videos

‘If he were alive now, he wouldn’t go anywhere near an Olympic Games’

Duncan Hamilton speaks to The42 about his new book on the life of Eric Liddell.

# olympic-games - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From The42 Shakespeare, Zeus and Olympia - the origins of the Olympic Games History

Shakespeare, Zeus and Olympia - the origins of the Olympic Games

David Goldblatt’s acclaimed book takes a comprehensive look at the background of the modern spectacle we know now.

# olympic-games - Friday 30 December, 2016

From The42 Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking Looking Back

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking

The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.

# olympic-games - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The42 ‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’ Doubt

‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’

Irish Olympian Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe tells The42 about his difficult road to the top and why his experience at the Rio Olympics was “bittersweet”.

From The42 'Martin is known for being sensitive to criticism' - Tony O’Donoghue on covering Ireland for 20 years Pitchside Perspective This post contains videos

'Martin is known for being sensitive to criticism' - Tony O’Donoghue on covering Ireland for 20 years

The RTÉ reporter has been at the centre of many of the national team’s highs and lows in recent memory.

# olympic-games - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From The42 83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016 Review

83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016

We remember the past 12 months with some of the year’s defining images.

# olympic-games - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland

Mallon was arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games.

# olympic-games - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The42 Controversial sprinter Tyson Gay in surprise bid to make US bobsleigh team Cool Runnings

Controversial sprinter Tyson Gay in surprise bid to make US bobsleigh team

The 34-year-old is joined by fellow Olympic runner Ryan Bailey.

# olympic-games - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around

He also had some strong words for Ireland’s sporting bosses. .

# olympic-games - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.

# olympic-games - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.

# olympic-games - Monday 22 August, 2016

'Desperate' families of Irish Olympians were forced to go abroad to get games tickets

Families say there was no online portal to buy tickets.

With a little performance enhancing photoshop, Paddy Barnes looks like a hell of a heavyweight

Anthony Joshua is clearly in trouble there.

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

# olympic-games - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The42 Controversial pick Pollock leads Irish trio home with terrific charge through second half of Marathon The Long Run

Controversial pick Pollock leads Irish trio home with terrific charge through second half of Marathon

The Co. Down man went a long way towards justifying his selection for the Games.

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 16 Updates

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 16

Ireland’s Marathon men will be our main focus on the last day of the Games.

# olympic-games - Saturday 20 August, 2016

What would it take for Dublin to ever host an Olympics - other than a miracle?

We would need to find treasure.

From The42 'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan Rio 2016

'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan

Rob Heffernan was a happy man, crossing the finish line in sixth position.

# olympic-games - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The42 'I tried to win the Olympic Games and I finished 6th': Heffernan delighted after seriously tough 50km Rio 2016

'I tried to win the Olympic Games and I finished 6th': Heffernan delighted after seriously tough 50km

The Corkman was upgraded to fifth place after Japan’s Hirooki Arai was initailly disqualified post-race.

From The42 Olympic Breakfast: The long walk awaits for Rob Heffernan Rio 2016

Olympic Breakfast: The long walk awaits for Rob Heffernan

All today’s action heading into the final weekend of Rio 2016.

From The42 A league of their own: US women cruise to 4x100m final in bizarre relay re-run Solo Run

A league of their own: US women cruise to 4x100m final in bizarre relay re-run

“Running without competition is just strange.”

# olympic-games - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 19 fencing wins gives Natalya Coyle solid start in modern pentathlon Rio 2016

19 fencing wins gives Natalya Coyle solid start in modern pentathlon

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keefe won 16 of his duels and will have a rest day tomorrow before the men’s event is run off in full on Saturday.

From The42 Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 13 Liveblog

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 13

It’s a busy day, with Thomas Barr, Leona Maguire and Bryan Keane among the Irish in action.

Making headlines: How the world reacted to the arrest of Ireland's Pat Hickey

The country’s top Olympic official has been making worldwide news.

# olympic-games - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 'She kept her head. She was going to take that medal home if it killed her' Silver Linings

'She kept her head. She was going to take that medal home if it killed her'

A silver lining for Annalise Murphy after the pain of London 2012.

# olympic-games - Monday 15 August, 2016

From The42 Thomas Barr puts up season's best time as he qualifies for 400m hurdle semi-final On Track

Thomas Barr puts up season's best time as he qualifies for 400m hurdle semi-final

The Waterford man was the 10th fastest in the Olympic heats today.

OCI refuses to answer questions from Minister Shane Ross over ticket controversy

Minister Shane Ross said that he was “absolutely stunned” by the decision.

From The42 Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal Silver Lining

Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal

After heartbreak four years ago, the sailor has a massive opportunity today.

# olympic-games - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From The42 'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments Rio 2016

'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments

Fionnuala McCormack crossed the line in 20th position.

From The42 Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon Rio 2016

Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon

A PB run from the Wicklow woman.

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal

The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.

From The42 Mo Farah falls, then takes gold in the 10,000m Olympic final Rio 2016

Mo Farah falls, then takes gold in the 10,000m Olympic final

An incredible 10,000m men’s final wows the crowd at the Olympic Stadium.

# olympic-games - Saturday 13 August, 2016

From The42 Belfast's Brendan Irvine becomes fifth Irish boxer to exit Rio 2016 Rio 2016

Belfast's Brendan Irvine becomes fifth Irish boxer to exit Rio 2016

The 20-year-old boxer was comprehensively beaten by his opponent from Uzbekistan.

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