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# olympics - Yesterday’s News

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# olympics - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year

The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.

# olympics - Friday 2 December, 2016

Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received

The ANOC said it was giving Hickey a temporary loan.

# olympics - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding

Severe budget shortfalls have left police scrounging for equipment, fuel and even the most basic hygiene items.

# olympics - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From The42 Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games Guilty

Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games

Nine of those found guilty were medallists in 2008.

# olympics - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Pat Hickey is getting his Irish passport back and is allowed to leave Brazil

Hickey has been detained in Brazil since August.

# olympics - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The42 Usain Bolt set to train with Bundesliga club as he considers football career Bolt From The Blue

Usain Bolt set to train with Bundesliga club as he considers football career

The nine-time Olympic champion is a high-profile Manchester United fan and has made no secret of his love for football.

# olympics - Friday 11 November, 2016

Families and friends who applied for Rio 2016 tickets are being asked to contact inquiry

The Moran Inquiry is looking at the Olympics ticketing scandal.

# olympics - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 Rob Heffernan's brilliant tale of being caught smuggling dodgy DVDs to fund his training Late Late This post contains videos

Rob Heffernan's brilliant tale of being caught smuggling dodgy DVDs to fund his training

But Rob’s Rentals didn’t last long in business.

# olympics - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From The42 Head of the OCI's Crisis Management Committee resigns Another Departure

Head of the OCI's Crisis Management Committee resigns

Ciarán Ó Catháin stepped down after last night’s meeting.

# olympics - Friday 28 October, 2016

Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report

The report into the governance of the OCI will be published soon.

# olympics - Monday 24 October, 2016

From The42 Katie Taylor denies reports she's back training in father's gym As You Were

Katie Taylor denies reports she's back training in father's gym

The Irish boxer has rejected claims she’s returning to Bray Boxing Club.

# olympics - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From The42 Another scandal for Russian sport as IOC strips weightlifter of London silver Positive Test

Another scandal for Russian sport as IOC strips weightlifter of London silver

Apti Aukhadov finished second in the men’s 85kg event four years ago.

From The42 Two lads with fake medals blag their way onto Team GB's Olympic 'Heroes' parade Imposters This post contains videos

Two lads with fake medals blag their way onto Team GB's Olympic 'Heroes' parade

The cheeky pair got past security and onto the women’s hockey team’s float.

# olympics - Monday 17 October, 2016

Three men arrested after fatal shooting of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter

Trinity Gay was shot dead in Kentucky yesterday.

# olympics - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish Olympian received the most adorable fan letter from a little girl Well Played

# olympics - Sunday 2 October, 2016

From The42 Facing reality after Rio: Natalya Coyle riding the crest of the Olympic wave Interview

Facing reality after Rio: Natalya Coyle riding the crest of the Olympic wave

Six weeks after the performance of her life, the modern pentathlete is still on cloud nine as she has seen her profile elevated to new levels.

# olympics - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The42 Rome's mayor has pulled the plug on 'irresponsible' 2024 Olympics bid Rome Rule

Rome's mayor has pulled the plug on 'irresponsible' 2024 Olympics bid

Virginia Raggi said she could not ask the people of Italy to shoulder the debts of hosting the Games.

# olympics - Monday 19 September, 2016

From The42 Hackers include Nadal, Farah and Rose in latest leak of medical details Bear Spills

Hackers include Nadal, Farah and Rose in latest leak of medical details

The Fancy Bears gained access to the World Anti-Doping Agency database.

# olympics - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From The42 'A few years ago, I would have been a guy that hated going out running' Change Of Mentality

'A few years ago, I would have been a guy that hated going out running'

A broken foot in the build up had appeared to put Mark English’s Rio hopes in jeopardy.

# olympics - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish Paralympian's dad was the proudest man in Rio yesterday Proud Dad

# olympics - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars Ballroom Chancer This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars

The controversial swimmer was making his debut on the show.

# olympics - Friday 9 September, 2016

OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal

Deloitte has been put in charge of the task.

# olympics - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From The42 A month after fracturing her spine in a horror crash at the Olympics, Dutch rider wins race Recovery

A month after fracturing her spine in a horror crash at the Olympics, Dutch rider wins race

“I hadn’t expected this at all,” she told reporters.

# olympics - Saturday 3 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge Cork City Samba invented this O'Donovan brothers remix of 'row, row, row your boat' Skibbereen

Cork City Samba invented this O'Donovan brothers remix of 'row, row, row your boat'

Close your eyes, pull like a dog, that’s the Olympic dream.

From The42 The Cork City Samba Band led a brilliant singalong for the O'Donovan brothers Skibbereen

The Cork City Samba Band led a brilliant singalong for the O'Donovan brothers

Close your eyes, pull like a dog, that’s the Olympic dream.

From The42 'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro Rio

'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro

The Belfast fighter won’t be heading for Tokyo.

Shane Ross says Pat Hickey "ate me for breakfast" during infamous Rio meeting Back In His Box This post contains videos

Shane Ross says Pat Hickey "ate me for breakfast" during infamous Rio meeting

Ross said he was left “battered and bruised” after the meeting.

# olympics - Thursday 1 September, 2016

From The42 Cuban doper told to return Olympic medal but it looks like it's been sold on eBay Money Spinner

Cuban doper told to return Olympic medal but it looks like it's been sold on eBay

Yarelys Barrios won silver in Beijing but has tested positive for a banned substance following a retroactive drug test.

# olympics - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Pat Hickey says he will stay in Rio to fight charges after being released from prison

He was driven from Bangu Prison in a blacked-out car.

Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her

Annalise is the first modern-day person to have an aircraft named after her by an Irish airline.

# olympics - Monday 29 August, 2016

From The42 The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening Pull Like A Dog
From The42 US Olympic hero Katie Ledecky on why she's passing up an estimated $5 million per year Bigger Picture

US Olympic hero Katie Ledecky on why she's passing up an estimated $5 million per year

The 19-year-old American star is set to attend Stanford University.

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork Back Home This post contains videos

# olympics - Sunday 28 August, 2016

From The42 O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph Joy

O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph

Paul and Gary will enjoy further acclaim as they prepare for an open-top bus celebration in Skibbereen.

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

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

Irishman Kevin Mallon released from Rio jail after three weeks

Mallon had been at Rio’s Bangu prison along with former OCI President Pat Hickey.

# olympics - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From The42 Ireland's Ciara Mageean recovers from her Olympics disappointment in stunning fashion Impressive

Ireland's Ciara Mageean recovers from her Olympics disappointment in stunning fashion

The Portaferry runner knocked five seconds off her personal best tonight

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Kevin Mallon to be released on bail, a big win for Paul O’Donovan and a day of mourning in Italy.

Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation"

Anne Marie James says that the former Olympic executive has already been denied a fair trial.

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

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

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