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#Olympian

# olympian - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From The42 Irish Olympic rider continuing recovery one month after regaining consciousness from coma Recovering

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

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

From The42 'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place' Retirement Age

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

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

# olympian - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

From The42 British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident Doping

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

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

# olympian - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The42 'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"' Swim Ireland

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

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

# olympian - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident RIP

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident

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

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 former professional athlete has just released her second cookbook.

From The42 'I left everything in the pool': Nicholas Quinn walks away from Rio 2016 with head held high after heat victory Olympian

# olympian - Saturday 23 July, 2016

From The42 19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever' Talent This post contains videos

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

The US swimmer is redefining the limits of athletic performance.

# olympian - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The42 Heartbreak for Lisa Kearney as injury brings premature end to Olympic dream Olympian

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

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

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

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

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

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

# olympian - Friday 4 January, 2013

From The42 South African Olympian Stander killed in road accident RIP

South African Olympian Stander killed in road accident

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

# olympian - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Here's the Nike ad from 3-time Olympian (and Vegas call girl) Suzy Favor Hamilton Looking Back This post contains videos

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

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

# olympian - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From The42 Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming Olympian

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming

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

From The42 Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians Team Ireland

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

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

# olympian - Monday 11 June, 2012

From The42 Legendary US cyclist George Hincapie to retire after 2012 Wave Goodbye

Legendary US cyclist George Hincapie to retire after 2012

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

# olympian - Saturday 2 June, 2012

From The42 Olympian: Noble finally rewarded for his endurance Triple Threat

Olympian: Noble finally rewarded for his endurance

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

From The42 London 2012: Adam Nolan succeeds in Turkey Olympian

London 2012: Adam Nolan succeeds in Turkey

‘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

From The42 Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame London 2012

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

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