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# olympian - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

World snowboarding champion Alex Pullin dies while spearfishing in Australia
# Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin
# Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin

World snowboarding champion Alex Pullin dies while spearfishing in Australia

Jul 8th 2020, 8:53 AM 44,493 Views 5 Comments

“His enthusiasm was infectious and his impact on Olympic sport can’t be overstated.”

# olympian - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Irish Olympic rider continuing recovery one month after regaining consciousness from coma
# Recovering
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# Recovering

Irish Olympic rider continuing recovery one month after regaining consciousness from coma

Aug 23rd 2018, 2:30 PM 2,624 Views 1 Comment

Jonty Evans was left in a coma after suffering a serious head injury during the Tattersalls International Horse Trials back in June.

# olympian - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'
# Retirement Age
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# Retirement Age

'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'

Feb 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 40,738 Views 8 Comments

The 30-year old, three-time Olympian announced his retirement on Tuesday.

# olympian - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident
# Doping
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# Doping

British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident

Feb 7th 2018, 4:36 PM 4,254 Views 3 Comments

Nigel Levine has been provisionally banned by UK Athletics after allegedly testing positive for clenbuterol.

# olympian - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'
# Swim Ireland
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# Swim Ireland

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'

Sep 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 44,643 Views 31 Comments

Pennsylvania-born Olympian Shane Ryan won gold for Ireland at the 2017 University Games two weeks ago.

# olympian - Thursday 20 April, 2017

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident
# RIP
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# RIP

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident

Apr 20th 2017, 3:38 PM 23,385 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.

# olympian - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Dining 'al desko' and making room for cake - here are Derval O'Rourke's healthy living tips
# Fit Foodie
# Fit Foodie

Dining 'al desko' and making room for cake - here are Derval O'Rourke's healthy living tips

Aug 13th 2016, 11:45 AM 36,404 Views 42 Comments

Plus, O’Rourke gives us her healthy eating tips.

# olympian - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

"No job will ever be as all-consuming": Derval O'Rourke on being an Olympian - and what should be done about doping
# The Fit Foodie
# The Fit Foodie

"No job will ever be as all-consuming": Derval O'Rourke on being an Olympian - and what should be done about doping

Aug 9th 2016, 8:30 PM 23,507 Views 12 Comments

The former professional athlete has just released her second cookbook.

'I left everything in the pool': Nicholas Quinn walks away from Rio 2016 with head held high after heat victory
# Olympian
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# Olympian

'I left everything in the pool': Nicholas Quinn walks away from Rio 2016 with head held high after heat victory

Aug 9th 2016, 6:07 PM 12,672 Views 8 Comments

The Mayo man ended the Olympic heats in 19th place.

# olympian - Saturday 23 July, 2016

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'
# Talent
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# Talent

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'

Jul 23rd 2016, 8:10 PM 47,145 Views 26 Comments

The US swimmer is redefining the limits of athletic performance.

# olympian - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Heartbreak for Lisa Kearney as injury brings premature end to Olympic dream
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# Olympian

Heartbreak for Lisa Kearney as injury brings premature end to Olympic dream

Apr 16th 2015, 7:25 PM 3,448 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old tweeted the bad news this evening.

# olympian - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder
# Culpable Homicide
# Culpable Homicide

Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder

Dec 10th 2014, 9:20 AM 8,416 Views 9 Comments

The prosecution said in court today that the judge had misinterpreted a legal principle.

# olympian - Friday 12 September, 2014

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be
# Culpable Homicide
# Culpable Homicide

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be

Sep 12th 2014, 11:31 AM 15,530 Views 19 Comments

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

# olympian - Monday 19 August, 2013

Oscar Pistorius murder trial set for 3 March 2014
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius murder trial set for 3 March 2014

Aug 19th 2013, 9:15 AM 4,932 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Paralympian is accused of shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day this year.

# olympian - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Oscar Pistorius bail hearing adjourned again
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius bail hearing adjourned again

Feb 21st 2013, 2:04 PM 5,420 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old athlete’s trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp will take place later this year.

# olympian - Friday 4 January, 2013

South African Olympian Stander killed in road accident
# RIP
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# RIP

South African Olympian Stander killed in road accident

Jan 4th 2013, 12:52 PM 1,246 Views 1 Comment

The 25-year-old was UCI Mountain Bike World Cup under-23 men’s cross-country 2009 world champion.

# olympian - Saturday 22 December, 2012

VIDEO: Here's the Nike ad from 3-time Olympian (and Vegas call girl) Suzy Favor Hamilton
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

VIDEO: Here's the Nike ad from 3-time Olympian (and Vegas call girl) Suzy Favor Hamilton

Dec 22nd 2012, 12:01 PM 3,004 Views 1 Comment

The former athlete previously starred in a promo for the company.

# olympian - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming
# Olympian
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# Olympian

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming

Dec 19th 2012, 2:54 PM 1,840 Views 1 Comment

The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.

# olympian - Friday 28 September, 2012

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians

Sep 28th 2012, 6:50 PM 872 Views 0 Comments

Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.

# olympian - Monday 11 June, 2012

Legendary US cyclist George Hincapie to retire after 2012
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Legendary US cyclist George Hincapie to retire after 2012

Jun 11th 2012, 10:09 PM 271 Views 0 Comments

The veteran cyclist described his career as a dream come true.

# olympian - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Olympian: Noble finally rewarded for his endurance
# Triple Threat
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# Triple Threat

Olympian: Noble finally rewarded for his endurance

Jun 2nd 2012, 9:30 AM 459 Views 1 Comment

Having missed out four years ago, Gavin Noble wasn’t about to let injury stand in the way of his Olympic dream.

# olympian - Friday 20 April, 2012

London 2012: Adam Nolan succeeds in Turkey
# Olympian
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# Olympian

London 2012: Adam Nolan succeeds in Turkey

Apr 20th 2012, 2:50 PM 2,713 Views 9 Comments

‘It’s a boyhood dream’ said an emotional Nolan after the Wexford man sealed his place at the Olympic Games.

# olympian - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame

Mar 28th 2012, 1:31 PM 2,082 Views 9 Comments

The Black Pearl of Inchicore has emerged as the favourite to carry the Olympic torch through Dublin and fly the flag for Irish football.