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#Olympians

# olympians - Monday 9 September, 2019

Why did Leo Varadkar tell Boris Johnson that Ireland could be the UK's 'Athena'?

We look at what the Taoiseach could have been implying when talking about the Greek goddess.

# olympians - Monday 5 February, 2018

Larry Nassar sentenced to another 40 to 125 years for abusing young gymnasts

He pleaded guilty to penetrating young athletes with ungloved hands when treating their injuries at a gymnastics club.

# olympians - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From The42 Athletics' best all-rounder, Ashton Eaton and wife Brianne retire with 3 Olympic medals between them Power Couple

Athletics' best all-rounder, Ashton Eaton and wife Brianne retire with 3 Olympic medals between them

The couple also boast five world championship medals as they bow out at 28.

# olympians - Saturday 3 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge The O'Donovan brothers went straight to Coppers after their Late Late appearance Olympians
From The42 The O'Donovan brothers took Ryan Tubridy to Coppers after their Late Late appearance Pull Like A Dog

The O'Donovan brothers took Ryan Tubridy to Coppers after their Late Late appearance

It was silver in Rio but Coppers gold cards last night.

# olympians - Monday 15 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Olympian horsed into a giant McDonald's feast after his Rio exit

# olympians - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

We asked G-Mac if McDowell and McIlroy can bring home Olympic gold for Ireland

“I’d love to be there in Rio.”

# olympians - Sunday 19 August, 2012

From The42 Gallery: What the Olympians did next Down Time This post contains images

Gallery: What the Olympians did next

While many are still lapping up the limelight, some are happy to continue the hard work, go fishing or have a nice game of dominoes.

# olympians - Monday 13 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# olympians - Friday 10 August, 2012

Column: Female Olympians are national heroes, not national sweethearts

The desire to see female athletes looking feminine at all times is a bit of a relic, says Lisa McInerney, but it doesn’t stop some people bodysnarking at female Olympians.

# olympians - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Open thread: What are your favourite Irish Olympic memories?

Michael Carruth in Barcelona? Sonia in Sydney? What’s your favourite memories of Irish Olympians in action?

# olympians - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: DSK maid to sue over ‘prostitute’ claims; women advised to “floss for fertility”; and one quick way to rescue a kitten from a pipe.