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# olympic-park - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From The42 Murray hoping Zebo and Earls can emulate Usain Bolt at Olympic Park Sprinters

Murray hoping Zebo and Earls can emulate Usain Bolt at Olympic Park

‘I don’t think players are afraid to say that if we go well then we’ve got a good chance of winning.’

# olympic-park - Monday 31 December, 2012

From The42 Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics Memories This post contains images

Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics

Starring Katie Taylor, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius and erm, Boris Johnson.

# olympic-park - Friday 17 August, 2012

From The42 North Korea Olympics squad return to heroes' welcome London 2012

North Korea Olympics squad return to heroes' welcome

The North won four gold medals and two bronze at the London Games, the country’s best result since Barcelona in 1992.

# olympic-park - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From The42 There's an amateur culture in Irish athletics - Heffernan Interview

There's an amateur culture in Irish athletics - Heffernan

The race walker also suggested the government should provide sport in this country with significant funding.

# olympic-park - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

From The42 Caption time: When Paddy met Enda… Homecoming

Caption time: When Paddy met Enda…

One of Ireland’s bronze medal heroes shared a joke with An Taoiseach at the official reception at Farmleigh House today.

From The42 In pictures: Crowds turn out to welcome Irish Olympic heroes despite weather Home Sweet Home This post contains images

In pictures: Crowds turn out to welcome Irish Olympic heroes despite weather

The sun may not have turned out, but around 5,000 Irish sports fans did this afternoon.

# olympic-park - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From The42 Man in court for spying on Chinese swimmers Peeping Tom

Man in court for spying on Chinese swimmers

Declan Crosbie is accused of peaking at the athletes as they were getting changed.

From The42 In pictures: Belfast welcomes home its Olympic boxing heroes Northern Soul This post contains images

In pictures: Belfast welcomes home its Olympic boxing heroes

The fun just won’t stop for Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlon.

From The42 Going once... Mary Poppins kit for sale at London Olympics auction London 2012

Going once... Mary Poppins kit for sale at London Olympics auction

The 2012 Games were meant to be all about sustainability and organisers hope to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds by recycling historic memorabilia in the online auction.

From The42 Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue' Reflections

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'

The CEO also hit back at critics of the Irish athletes’ efforts.

From The42 Katie's future? It's up to Katie, says Billy Walsh London 2012

Katie's future? It's up to Katie, says Billy Walsh

The High Performance chief admits there’s challenges ahead for Ireland’s Olympic champion.

# olympic-park - Monday 13 August, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians Homecoming This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians

Featuring interviews with Katie Taylor, John Joe Nevin and Cian O’Connor, among others.

From The42 Ailis McSweeney: Sometimes the medals go to those who want them the most Conjecture

Ailis McSweeney: Sometimes the medals go to those who want them the most

Our columnist gives a review and analysis of what was one of the most successful Olympic Games ever from an Irish supporter’s perspective.

# olympic-park - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.

From The42 In pictures: London 2012, Day 16 Final Day

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16

The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.

From The42 The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting Review

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Featuring extensive pieces on women’s boxing, wrestling and the relationship between sport and religion.

# olympic-park - Saturday 11 August, 2012

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap Review This post contains videos

Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap

There were mixed emotions for Team Ireland today, while Usain Bolt delivered another memorable performance.

From The42 More gold for Bolt as Jamaica smash relay record History

More gold for Bolt as Jamaica smash relay record

Usain Bolt and co put in a stunning performance to break the world record at the event.

From The42 Reynolds 'absolutely delighted' with top 20 finish Reaction

Reynolds 'absolutely delighted' with top 20 finish

The Irish athlete said she was relieved, after a series of injuries threatened to derail her Olympic hopes.

From The42 Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia Interview

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia

The boxer also hinted she was keen on defending her Olympic title in Rio.

From The42 Explainer: Why so many Olympic athletes are wearing coloured tape on their bodies? London 2012
From The42 The discus champion who unleashed a wild celebration had to sleep on the ground outside Tired/emotional

The discus champion who unleashed a wild celebration had to sleep on the ground outside

He only went and lost his accreditation.

From The42 Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin awaits moment of destiny Preview

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin awaits moment of destiny

Check out all you need to know about Day 15 of the Olympics, including proof that Ireland are topping the only medal table that counts (sort of).

# olympic-park - Friday 10 August, 2012

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap Highlights

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap

Hope you have some fingernails left – another gold medal bout awaits.

From The42 Joanne Cuddihy: 'I think our team should be proud and Ireland should be proud' Interview

Joanne Cuddihy: 'I think our team should be proud and Ireland should be proud'

She was speaking after 4x400m Relay this evening.

From The42 Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress Sixth

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

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

From The42 Here’s how the international press reacted to Katie Taylor’s victory Read All About It

Here’s how the international press reacted to Katie Taylor’s victory

The world’s papers were generous in their praise of Taylor’s achievements.

From The42 VIDEO: The best song from Thailand about Katie Taylor that you'll hear today GoKAtie This post contains videos

VIDEO: The best song from Thailand about Katie Taylor that you'll hear today

This will put a smile on your face…

From The42 In pictures: London 2012, Day 14 Olympics

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14

Mullingar got a day in the Olympic sun and there were some low-blows in the taekwondo.

From The42 Irish boxing final just super for GB gold hope Campbell London 2012

Irish boxing final just super for GB gold hope Campbell

Campbell is the first male British boxer to reach an Olympic final in London. And it’s next up a man from Mullingar.

From The42 Ailis McSweeney: Relay 101... here's what you can look forward to on the track tonight Expert View

Ailis McSweeney: Relay 101... here's what you can look forward to on the track tonight

A tight control on adrenaline and nerves is essential to get away at the right time, writes Ireland’s 100m record holder Ailis McSweeney.

From The42 ‘It’s the Mullingar shuffle’ — Superb John Joe Nevin books Olympic final spot High Performance

‘It’s the Mullingar shuffle’ — Superb John Joe Nevin books Olympic final spot

The Mullingar man beat Cuban Lazaro Alvarez Estrada in their semi-final bout at the Excel Arena on a score of 19-14.

From The42 Olympic heartbreak for Paddy Barnes as Chinese fighter wins on countback London 2012

Olympic heartbreak for Paddy Barnes as Chinese fighter wins on countback

It’s bronze for the Belfast man after the narrowest of defeats to an old rival in London this afternoon.

From The42 Ireland's Andrzej Jezierski misses out canoe final spot No Canoe

Ireland's Andrzej Jezierski misses out canoe final spot

The Polish-born athlete came fourth in the 200m Canoe Sprint semi-final earlier, meaning he will not line out in the decider tomorrow morning.

From The42 Women should be inspired by Taylor and female boxers, says Olympic chief GoKAtie

Women should be inspired by Taylor and female boxers, says Olympic chief

IOC boss Jacques Rogge says the decision to include women’s boxing for the first time has been vindicated.

From The42 Taylor: 'If someone offers me a contract for professional boxing, I'll have to consider it' Future Plans

Taylor: 'If someone offers me a contract for professional boxing, I'll have to consider it'

The Irish boxer also thanked Sonia O’Sullivan for inspiring her.

# olympic-park - Thursday 9 August, 2012

From The42 Barry McGuigan: 'I never experienced anything like it in my life' What Katie Did

Barry McGuigan: 'I never experienced anything like it in my life'

The Clones Cyclone was ringside as Katie Taylor sealed an historic gold for Team Ireland in London today.

From The42 In pictures: London 2012, Day 13 London 2012

In pictures: London 2012, Day 13

Here’s how the Games developed today. It wasn’t all about a young woman from Wicklow.

From The42 As it happened: London 2012, Day 13 London 2012

As it happened: London 2012, Day 13

It’s National Katie Taylor day… and there was plenty on outside the Excel Arena too. Revisit it all here.

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