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# 2016 Olympics

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Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Fiona Doyle
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Scott Evans
The good, the bad, and the dodgy: Irish hockey stars tell us all about their Olympic team-mates
McIlroy: I'll probably watch the Olympics, but I’m not sure golf is one of the sports I’ll watch
Golf chief criticises the sport's big names for 'overreacting' to Zika virus threat
Barr wishes he was 'in same shape' as last year with injury making it a race against time for Rio
None of the world's top 4 golfers will be in Rio as Spieth the next big name to pull out
10 months after kidney transplant, Aries Merritt misses Rio place by an agonising 0.01 seconds
Justin Gatlin is getting quicker and quicker as the Olympics get closer and closer
Anyone fancy a game? Shane Lowry becomes third Irish golfer to pull out of Rio Olympics
Another one bites the dust! World number one Jason Day pulls out of Olympics
'I've learnt to deal with those situations. If something is said or written I don't get as upset by it'
Olympic heartbreak for Darren O'Neill as he crashes out in Baku qualifier
'A very difficult decision': Ireland's top showjumper Bertram Allen not picked for Olympics
'No-one will ever come close to him': How Ali's philosophy still guides Katie Taylor
Team Ireland's New Balance kit for Rio 2016 has been unveiled
Ciobanu's Olympic appeal falls on deaf ears as Athletics Ireland stick by controversial decision
Manny Pacquiao says he won't fight at the Olympics this summer
Rio, here I come! Katie Taylor has qualified for the Olympic Games
Katie Taylor 2 wins away from Rio after convincing start to World Championships
'None of us are enemies - we'll shake hands regardless of who is on that plane to Rio'
'Things are getting uglier' - Brazil legend Rivaldo urges fans to stay away from Olympics
'Irish boxing is where it is now because of Zaur Antia, and that's a fact'
'Two of my colleagues were robbed on a beach so as long as it's a safe Olympics I'll be happy'
Adam Scott is not playing at the Olympics because he's too busy
Ellis O'Reilly becomes the first Irish female gymnast to qualify for an Olympic Games
Ireland have another Rio representative as Kieran Behan books Olympic place
Shock as Ireland's Michael O'Reilly crashes out in Olympic boxing qualifier
Katie Taylor wins on a good day for Ireland at the Olympic boxing qualifiers
Darren O'Neill has three routes to the Rio Olympics - but he's hoping for Turkish delight
Wladimir Klitschko wants to box at Rio Olympics if radical rule change passes
'It's very tough knowing you're standing on the track with potential drug cheats'
On a mission - the man tasked with giving Ireland the best chance of success in Rio
'The Fastest Man in Rugby' wants to run the Olympic 100m in Rio
One of Katie Taylor's biggest rivals is coming to fight her in Tralee next month
Usain Bolt hints that he might not retire next year after all
The Rio Olympics are a mess 7 months before the opening ceremony
'Honey Badger' Nick Cummins returns to Australian 7s team ahead of Rio Olympics
IABA set to wait until after the Olympics to appoint Billy Walsh's successor
'It starts to remove the excuses': Why Ireland's new elite training centre matters