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#Olympics

# olympics - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s Olympic heroes Barnes and Conlan one fight away from Rio qualification Road To Brazil

Ireland’s Olympic heroes Barnes and Conlan one fight away from Rio qualification

The pair recorded victories at last night’s World Series of Boxing in Milan.

# olympics - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The42 ‘We need to spread the achievements’ – Sports Council want others to match boxers’ success Stepping Stone

‘We need to spread the achievements’ – Sports Council want others to match boxers’ success

Kieran Mulvey was speaking with 100 days to go to the inaugural European Games.

# olympics - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Two of Ireland’s top athletes out to reshape how our football clubs are run

We talk to Ger O’Brien and Mark Kenneally, who have recently set up Elite Performance Consultancy.

# olympics - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From The42 The fastest man on earth has set his retirement date Bolt From The Blue

The fastest man on earth has set his retirement date

Usain Bolt is set to hang up his spikes after the 2017 World Championship.

# olympics - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The42 Katie would ‘love to meet’ Conor McGregor but she won’t be the next Olympic medallist in the UFC Staying Put

Katie would ‘love to meet’ Conor McGregor but she won’t be the next Olympic medallist in the UFC

Don’t expect to see the five-time World Champion boxer challenging Ronda Rousey in the Octagon.

# olympics - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From The42 New Zealand want Sonny Bill’s star power to boost 7s side at Rio 2016 Black Gold

New Zealand want Sonny Bill’s star power to boost 7s side at Rio 2016

Two codes of rugby (and a bit of boxing) aren’t enough to keep SBW busy.

# olympics - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From The42 Setting the Barr higher and higher – meet one of Irish athletics’ rising stars Record Breaker

Setting the Barr higher and higher – meet one of Irish athletics’ rising stars

Thomas Barr reflects on a year that saw him beat world champions and set national records.

# olympics - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The42 Irish pentathlete Natalya Coyle on Rio 2016, the ‘big’ year ahead and her love of sleep Interview

Irish pentathlete Natalya Coyle on Rio 2016, the ‘big’ year ahead and her love of sleep

After enjoying an encouraging 2014, the Meath woman is confident of qualifying for Brazil.

# olympics - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From The42 Hendrick’s Olympic silver and Christy Ring glory – Kildare’s 2014 sporting highlights Lilywhites

Hendrick’s Olympic silver and Christy Ring glory – Kildare’s 2014 sporting highlights

There was success on the water and in hurling for the Lilywhites this year.

# olympics - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From The42 Power ranking Katie Taylor’s 8 most memorable victories Golden Girl

Power ranking Katie Taylor’s 8 most memorable victories

On the back of the Bray native’s World Championships win yesterday, we recall her greatest triumphs.

# olympics - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The42 IRFU ready to embrace men’s 7s with 2020 Olympics in target New Ground

IRFU ready to embrace men’s 7s with 2020 Olympics in target

TheScore.ie has learned that plans are in place to launch a men’s sevens team from 2015 onwards.

# olympics - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The42 ‘It’s not about hand-picking the elite kids’ – Olympian Eoin Rheinisch Mentor

‘It’s not about hand-picking the elite kids’ – Olympian Eoin Rheinisch

The slalom canoeist has teamed up with Sky Sports to help launch ‘Living for Sport’.

# olympics - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From The42 Michael Phelps apologises after being arrested for drink driving DUI

Michael Phelps apologises after being arrested for drink driving

The multiple Olympic gold medallist was spotted speeding by a police officer in Baltimore.

# olympics - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The42 Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement Walking Away

Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement

The 32-year-old race walker has decided to hang up the spikes.

# olympics - Sunday 31 August, 2014

# olympics - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The42 Katie Taylor on coverage of women’s sport: What more do we have to do? Legend

Katie Taylor on coverage of women’s sport: What more do we have to do?

How useful are role models if we never get to see them?

# olympics - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Here’s what these Athens Olympics stadiums look like, 10 years later

Faster, higher, stronger, rustier…

# olympics - Monday 28 July, 2014

From The42 McIlroy and McDowell flying high as early Olympic 2016 rankings unveiled Boys For Brazil

McIlroy and McDowell flying high as early Olympic 2016 rankings unveiled

It is a long, long way to Rio but Phil Mickelson already has work to do to represent the USA.

# olympics - Monday 14 July, 2014

From The42 Stephanie Meadow has followed in Rory McIlroy’s footsteps by declaring for Ireland 2016 Olympics

Stephanie Meadow has followed in Rory McIlroy’s footsteps by declaring for Ireland

The 22-year-old is hopeful about securing a spot with Team ireland in two years’ time.

# olympics - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tip the can, kerbs, elastics… it’s the Irish Olympics Irish Olympics This post contains videos

Tip the can, kerbs, elastics… it’s the Irish Olympics

What disciplines would you pick up medals in? Slow bicycle race? Keepy-uppies?

# olympics - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The42 ‘World’s fastest rugby player’ Isles leaves union to focus on Olympic 7s Code Hopper

‘World’s fastest rugby player’ Isles leaves union to focus on Olympic 7s

The American speedster failed to make a senior appearance for the Glasgow Warriors.

# olympics - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The42 Minutes after her excellent US Open finish, Stephanie Meadow was asked about Rio 2016 Here We Go Again

# olympics - Monday 2 June, 2014

From The42 Monday medals for Ireland as Puspure and Grace hit form at Euro Championships Double Glory

Monday medals for Ireland as Puspure and Grace hit form at Euro Championships

If only we could combine sailing and boxing as an Olympic event, we’d be unstoppable.

# olympics - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The42 Your sports picture of the weekend as young boxing star Layla Roche goes KO crazy Knock Out Blow

Your sports picture of the weekend as young boxing star Layla Roche goes KO crazy

The Dubliner was taking part at an outdoor exhibition at the Marrowbone Lane flats in The Liberties.

# olympics - Thursday 22 May, 2014

# olympics - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The42 Pádraig Harrington suggests Shamrock flag compromise to Olympic golf stalemate Prickly Issue

Pádraig Harrington suggests Shamrock flag compromise to Olympic golf stalemate

The three-time Major winner likened the dilemma of golfers such as Rory McIlroy to that of Scottish golfers.

# olympics - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From The42 Impressive World Cup silver medal for Irish Olympic duo Seaton and McGovern We Are Sailing

Impressive World Cup silver medal for Irish Olympic duo Seaton and McGovern

The sailors finished just behind the Kiwi team of Peter Burling and Blair Tuke.

# olympics - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From The42 Michael Phelps says he’s back in the pool because of weight gain and love of the sport Taking The Plunge

# olympics - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The42 Jason Quigley turns pro after signing up with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Going Pro

Jason Quigley turns pro after signing up with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy

The Donegal boxer surrendered his national title in February, sparking speculation he was to leave the amateur ranks.

# olympics - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The42 Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement In At The Deep End

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

The big Baltimore man is going to ‘test the waters’ according to his coach.

# olympics - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The42 Two-a-days and mam’s home-cooking fuelling Paul Robinson’s Olympic dreams Fitness

Two-a-days and mam’s home-cooking fuelling Paul Robinson’s Olympic dreams

The Kildare athlete will defend his Spar Great Ireland Run title at the Phoenix Park this afternoon.

# olympics - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The42 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.

# olympics - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From The42 Seán Bán Breathnach is celebrating 45 years on air, so here’s a chance to revisit his classic Katie Taylor commentary Anniversary

# olympics - Friday 28 February, 2014

From The42 Three-time Olympian Eoin Rheinisch signals end to career Canoeing

Three-time Olympian Eoin Rheinisch signals end to career

The 34-year-old will move onto the shore to become Ireland’s first homegrown high performance canoeing coach.

# olympics - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The42 McIlroy still undecided between Ireland and Great Britain for 2016 Olympics Big Call

McIlroy still undecided between Ireland and Great Britain for 2016 Olympics

Fellow Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell warns that it’s ‘a very touchy subject.’

# olympics - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about a tragic death in Ennis, bank guarantee documents, and the Olympic games.

# olympics - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge That ‘Sochi Wolf’ video was an epic Jimmy Kimmel prank Sochi Wolf

# olympics - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The42 Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish Sochi

# olympics - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From The42 Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi Ice Cold

Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi

Finland stunned the hosts in Sochi this afternoon.

# olympics - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 14 stages of realising you’re a Winter Olympics superfan I ♥ Olympics

The 14 stages of realising you’re a Winter Olympics superfan

AKA the journey from zero to obsessed.

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