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# Olympic Games

All time
Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Steven Donnelly
'Disgraceful' - Russian doping whistle-blower barred from Rio Olympics
Australia set to boycott Rio Olympics athletes village
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Ellis O'Reilly
Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics
At the age of 40(!) sprinter Kim Collins will compete at his 6th Olympics
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Sara Treacy
IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: David Oliver Joyce
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Fiona Doyle
Team Ireland has one more golfer confirmed for Rio as Stephanie Meadow gets the call
None of the world's top 4 golfers will be in Rio as Spieth the next big name to pull out
Barcelona agree deal for 20-year-old Brazilian starlet
Confirmed: Manchester United in talks for Mexican star
Usain Bolt to learn Rio injury fate this week after missing Olympic trials
'Harder than any swim I've had in my life': Phelps qualifies for fifth Olympic Games
'No-one will ever come close to him': How Ali's philosophy still guides Katie Taylor
Justin Gatlin hits back at media portraying him as the track 'villain'
Olympic Games opened to professional boxers after landslide vote at AIBA congress
The Olympics won't be moved - despite doctors' saying it could cause a Zika epidemic
Rio Olympics sets record - in free condoms
Ex-Detroit Lion slips on spikes for a run at Rio qualification after concussions
Code-hopping Hayne gives up NFL to join Fiji's push for Olympic gold
Jenny Egan was in a canoe before she was born, this month she'll take another shot at the Olympics
Ireland's leading track hopeful Mark English faces a race against time to be fit for Rio
'Two of my colleagues were robbed on a beach so as long as it's a safe Olympics I'll be happy'
Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio
'Equestrian has given me everything... It's given me a lot of what the disability takes away'
Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony
Rob Heffernan set to finally receive London 2012 Olympic medal as Russian walker stripped
How this Irish rider went from 144th in the world to Olympic qualification in just over a year
Brazil urges pregnant women to avoid 2016 Olympics
Why Michael Conlan deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year
Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games
Some silly lad tried to steal Serena Williams' mobile phone & he was inevitably humiliated
Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final
'When you’re a bit older, you’re chasing to cut the weight' - Rob Heffernan meets The42
Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go
'I was back training 3 days after giving birth' - The life of an Irish Olympic hopeful
'Up there with the top days of my life' - Ireland win gold in modern pentathlon