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#London Olympics

# london-olympics - Monday 2 April, 2012

Like the medals, silence is golden: British truckers told to keep quiet during Olympics
# Honk
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# Honk

Like the medals, silence is golden: British truckers told to keep quiet during Olympics

Apr 2nd 2012, 3:18 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

Transport for London issued a code of conduct today for delivery drivers who will be working late at night.

# london-olympics - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt
# Running Man
From The42
# Running Man

Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt

Mar 31st 2012, 9:00 AM 2,716 Views 1 Comment

To do well in London, the Irish track star will need to stay as close as humanly possible to the Gold Medallist from Jamaica.

# london-olympics - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Planning for Olympics 2012 a 'blueprint' for future hosts
# Best Laid Plans
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# Best Laid Plans

Planning for Olympics 2012 a 'blueprint' for future hosts

Mar 29th 2012, 8:13 AM 160 Views 0 Comments

Hwever, British Prime Minister David Cameron warned that “the drive to embed and secure the benefits of London 2012 is still to come”.

# london-olympics - Monday 12 March, 2012

British Olympic Association look to uphold lifetime bans
# Hearing
From The42
# Hearing

British Olympic Association look to uphold lifetime bans

Mar 12th 2012, 3:53 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

They have called on the Court of Arbitration for Sport to throw out WADA’s challenge, which is seeking to allow banned athletes to compete at this summer’s games.

# london-olympics - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

London Olympic volunteers made to answer 'delicate' questions
# Awkward
From The42
# Awkward

London Olympic volunteers made to answer 'delicate' questions

Mar 7th 2012, 11:25 AM 757 Views 1 Comment

Prospective volunteers for this summer’s event are required to undergo ‘sensitivity training’ ahead of its commencement.

# london-olympics - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Wondering how many days are left until the Olympics start? These pictures might help
# London Calling
From The42
# London Calling

Wondering how many days are left until the Olympics start? These pictures might help

Feb 28th 2012, 7:25 AM 876 Views 0 Comments

27 July 2012 has never been closer…

# london-olympics - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012
# Money Matters
From The42
# Money Matters

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012

Feb 14th 2012, 5:53 PM 2,631 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Sports Council today revealed details of a “very significant investment package for our top athletes” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.

# london-olympics - Sunday 1 January, 2012

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)
# TheJournal.ie
# TheJournal.ie

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)

Jan 1st 2012, 3:15 PM 6,524 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.

# london-olympics - Saturday 17 December, 2011

World Sailing Championships: Irish pair stay in the medal hunt
# I'm On A Boat
From The42
# I'm On A Boat

World Sailing Championships: Irish pair stay in the medal hunt

Dec 17th 2011, 2:40 PM 165 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern will represent Ireland in tomorrow’s 49er medal race in Perth.

# london-olympics - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Boy for sale! British sprinter puts himself up for auction on eBay
# London Calling
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# London Calling

Boy for sale! British sprinter puts himself up for auction on eBay

Dec 6th 2011, 3:31 PM 743 Views 0 Comments

James Ellington has taken an unusual approach to secure a sponsor ahead of next summer’s Olympic Games.

# london-olympics - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Elbow to record BBC theme tune for 2012 Olympics
# Choon
From The42
# Choon

Elbow to record BBC theme tune for 2012 Olympics

Nov 24th 2011, 11:04 AM 280 Views 1 Comment

Composing the six-minute track has been “quite a challenge” says frontman Guy Garvey.

# london-olympics - Monday 21 November, 2011

€5k to see the men's 100m final next summer (champagne included)
# Cha-ching!
From The42
# Cha-ching!

€5k to see the men's 100m final next summer (champagne included)

Nov 21st 2011, 6:07 PM 541 Views 0 Comments

Tickets are still available for some of the biggest events of next summer’s Olympic Games. They’re just not cheap, in the slightest.

# london-olympics - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Thorpedo prepares to relaunch tomorrow in Singapore
# Comeback Kid
From The42
# Comeback Kid

Thorpedo prepares to relaunch tomorrow in Singapore

Nov 3rd 2011, 12:20 PM 111 Views 0 Comments

Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe is ready to make his professional swimming comeback after five years on dry land.

# london-olympics - Thursday 22 September, 2011

London warns of possible mobile phone blackouts during the 2012 Olympics
# Online
From The42
# Online

London warns of possible mobile phone blackouts during the 2012 Olympics

Sep 22nd 2011, 5:00 PM 73 Views 0 Comments

Boris Johnson says the city is scrambling to install new towers and wi-fi hot spots, but time is running out on infrastructure projects before next July’s opening ceremonies.

# london-olympics - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks
# Riots
# Riots

London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks

Aug 16th 2011, 3:38 PM 316 Views 3 Comments

Police were sent to areas at high risk of rioting and looting after detectives checked through the messages of handsets taken from people allegedly involved in the violence.

# london-olympics - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

What does the rioting mean for London 2012?
# Games Countdown
From The42
# Games Countdown

What does the rioting mean for London 2012?

Aug 9th 2011, 10:48 AM 713 Views 2 Comments

International Olympic Committee insist they have confidence in British authorities after third night of rioting.

# london-olympics - Friday 29 July, 2011

Who'll fly the flag in London? 8 of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls
# London Calling
From The42
# London Calling

Who'll fly the flag in London? 8 of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls

Jul 29th 2011, 9:15 AM 448 Views 1 Comment

With 12 months to go until the London Games, we look at some of the Irish athletes who could challenge for podium honours.

# london-olympics - Thursday 28 July, 2011

The 2012 London Olympics will have the biggest gold medals ever
# Gold Run
From The42
# Gold Run

The 2012 London Olympics will have the biggest gold medals ever

Jul 28th 2011, 11:55 AM 219 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair will have a field day on the excess baggage charges if Ireland’s athletes pick up a few of these.

# london-olympics - Thursday 30 June, 2011

(Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors
# Visa Waiver
# Visa Waiver

(Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors

Jun 30th 2011, 2:04 PM 540 Views 6 Comments

Government launches new visa waiver programme for 16 countries to entice them over to Ireland during the London 2012 Olympics and beyond…

# london-olympics - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Tourism trade mission bids to attract Asia-Pacific visitors
# Tourism
# Tourism

Tourism trade mission bids to attract Asia-Pacific visitors

May 11th 2011, 3:35 PM 588 Views 0 Comments

Tourism Ireland will lead a delegation on a five-day ‘sales blitz’ as the government confirms a temporary visa waiver scheme.

# london-olympics - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Security guard arrested for explosives near Olympic Stadium in London
# 2012 Threat
# 2012 Threat

Security guard arrested for explosives near Olympic Stadium in London

Mar 31st 2011, 10:36 AM 533 Views 0 Comments

London’s Metropolitan Police have moved to play down the incident and say it is not terror related.

# london-olympics - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Boxing "a corrupt sport at times," says Taylor
# Fight Club
From The42
# Fight Club

Boxing "a corrupt sport at times," says Taylor

Mar 30th 2011, 2:59 PM 1,354 Views 0 Comments

Three-time World Amateur Champion talks about her recent defeat in Bulgaria and her Olympic ambitions.

# london-olympics - Monday 28 February, 2011

Iran objects to 'racist' 2012 London Olympics emblem
# Iran
# Iran

Iran objects to 'racist' 2012 London Olympics emblem

Feb 28th 2011, 6:26 PM 2,503 Views 0 Comments

Iran’s Olympic Committee says the London Games logo spells out more than “2012″.