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#Olympic

# olympic - Monday 25 November, 2019

From The42 Wada recommends Russia ban from Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020 Statement

Wada recommends Russia ban from Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020

A decision over Russia’s suspension is set to be made on 9 December.

# olympic - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea Road To Tokyo

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

# olympic - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From The42 Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back Unbowed

Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back

The South African athlete has 30 days to appeal the decision, a challenge that would be heard by the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

# olympic - Sunday 28 April, 2019

From The42 'Matthew Pinsent remembers being on the mini-bus for an Olympic final and praying it would crash' Sports Psychology

'Matthew Pinsent remembers being on the mini-bus for an Olympic final and praying it would crash'

Olympic medallist Annie Vernon chats about her new book ‘Mind Games’.

# olympic - Monday 17 September, 2018

From The42 Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls 2020 Vision

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls

A European tournament or World Rugby repechage will serve as Ireland’s best chance of qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

# olympic - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From The42 WATCH: 'It's just a standard Monday night in Skibbereen' - the O'Donovans are welcomed home Skibb

# olympic - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around

He also had some strong words for Ireland’s sporting bosses. .

# olympic - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Usain Bolt's mam didn't look all that impressed with another Olympic gold last night Playing It Cool

# olympic - Monday 15 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge There's been a massive backlash against this very public Olympics proposal last night Not Here

# olympic - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The42 This man is one win away from being the first Olympic and UFC champion History

This man is one win away from being the first Olympic and UFC champion

“I would hope the people would see me as probably the greatest combat athlete to compete in the sport.”

# olympic - Monday 5 October, 2015

Pistorius set to remain in jail

A decision on whether or not to grant the athlete parole has been delayed until Monday.

# olympic - Sunday 4 October, 2015

From The42 O'Mahony's try-saving tackle on Italy lock turned out to be a game-saver Overpowering Furno This post contains videos

O'Mahony's try-saving tackle on Italy lock turned out to be a game-saver

There weren’t many other highlights from Ireland’s win over the Azzurri.

# olympic - Saturday 1 August, 2015

From The42 'Turning pro is where I want to be,' but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time Steady As She Goes

'Turning pro is where I want to be,' but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time

The Maguire twins talked with us about the temptation of turning pro and the structured life of a collegiate athlete.

# olympic - Friday 13 March, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Repaying bailouts and Bertie Ahern political HQ

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# olympic - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The42 Michael Phelps handed six-month ban for drink driving Dropped

Michael Phelps handed six-month ban for drink driving

The 18-time Olympic swim champion has been dropped from the 2015 world championships roster.

# olympic - Monday 17 February, 2014

Column: Don't turn up your nose at 'celebrity candidates' like Kenny Egan

In Ireland ‘celebrity’ candidates are typically drawn from the sporting world – while in the US they’re often actors. Either way, don’t underestimate the potent blend of skills, experience and dynamism they bring to politics, writes Larry Donnelly.

# olympic - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Jamaican bobsled team on the verge of qualifying for the 2014 Olympics Cool Runnings

# olympic - Saturday 23 February, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Without doubt the flukiest handball goal we've ever seen Bizarre This post contains videos

VIDEO: Without doubt the flukiest handball goal we've ever seen

A French goalkeeper accidentally scores on his opposite number with an outstretched leg.

# olympic - Monday 17 December, 2012

Olympians live longer than the rest of us

On average Olympic athletes live 2.8 years longer than non-Olympians.

# olympic - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From The42 Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source Ruling

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source

The suspension comes amid an ongoing row between the Indian Olympic Association and the organisation.

# olympic - Friday 19 October, 2012

From The42 Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured Recognition

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured

The Kenyan legend was in Dublin to attend an event for his mentor Brother Colm O’Connell.

# olympic - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

From The42 Armstrong's Olympic medal facing scrutiny Controversy

Armstrong's Olympic medal facing scrutiny

The American cyclist has been urged to come clean over doping allegations by the International Olympic Committee’s vice president.

# olympic - 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.

# olympic - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From The42 LOST: One iPhone belonging to Michael Conlan Appeal This post contains images

LOST: One iPhone belonging to Michael Conlan

If you have it, we’d advise you to give it back before things get ugly.

# olympic - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Video: Crowds in Bray reacts to Katie's gold medal win Katie Taylor This post contains videos

Video: Crowds in Bray reacts to Katie's gold medal win

A massive crowd gathered in the 26-year-old’s home town of Bray to watch the fight… and they weren’t disappointed.

From The Daily Edge Olympic Tumblr of the Day: McKayla is Not Impressed Tumblr Of The Day This post contains images

Olympic Tumblr of the Day: McKayla is Not Impressed

And nor should you be.

# olympic - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From The42 As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 2 Liveblog

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, Day 2

There was need to rush around the Olympic Park, we are bringing you all the big news from London (and beyond) as the Games continue at pace.

# olympic - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof

The missiles are to be placed on the roof of the complex for the duration of the Olympic Games.

# olympic - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From The42 'Robbie Keane can have my record', says Ireland's leading goalscorer Prolific

'Robbie Keane can have my record', says Ireland's leading goalscorer

Honoured torch-bearer Olivia O’Toole says she would be more than happy for her male counterpart to overhaul her tally.

# olympic - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From The42 Olympic torch starts five-day tour of Northern Ireland London 2012

Olympic torch starts five-day tour of Northern Ireland

The flame will cross the border and tour Dublin on Wednesday morning.

# olympic - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From The42 Irish women's hockey team thrash Mexico in Olympics qualifier Winning

Irish women's hockey team thrash Mexico in Olympics qualifier

Goals from Cliodhna Sargent, Audrey O’Flynn and Emma Smyth helped Gene Muller’s side to a straightforward victory.

# olympic - Monday 19 March, 2012

Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland

The torch will visit Dublin on day 19 of its 70-day relay journey, on Wednesday 6 June this year. 8,000 volunteers will help it travel 8,000 miles across the UK and Ireland.

# olympic - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

From The42 Sprinter secures sponsorship deal despite eBay collapse London Calling

Sprinter secures sponsorship deal despite eBay collapse

Olympic hopeful has finally found funding to fuel his dream of gold this summer.