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#Olympics 2012

# olympics-2012 - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

From The42 Legendary distance runner Kenenisa Bekele to race in Dublin this April Road To London

Legendary distance runner Kenenisa Bekele to race in Dublin this April

The double Olympic champion will compete in the SPAR Great Ireland Run in the Phoenix Park on 15 April.

# olympics-2012 - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

In pictures: President Higgins visits London's Olympic stadium Higgins In London This post contains images

In pictures: President Higgins visits London's Olympic stadium

The president concluded his two-day visit to London on a positive note.

# olympics-2012 - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

From The42 Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012 Money Matters

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012

The Irish Sports Council today revealed details of a “very significant investment package for our top athletes” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.

# olympics-2012 - Monday 9 January, 2012

Police sneak 'fake bomb' into London's Olympic Park

The fake explosive device was snuck into the Olympic Park stadium during a security trial, 200 days before the games begin.

# olympics-2012 - Sunday 8 January, 2012

23 Olympic Summer Games scandals Olympics 2012 This post contains images

23 Olympic Summer Games scandals

Gender confusion, politics, violence, boycotts, doped atheletes, a doped horse – oh, and a race with only one competitor: some of the most striking moments of the past 100 years of Olympic Games.

# olympics-2012 - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

From The42 Olympic synchronised swimming tickets oversold by mistake Oops

Olympic synchronised swimming tickets oversold by mistake

Locog have asked 3,000 customers to return tickets after accidentally overselling the Olympic synchronised swimming events.

# olympics-2012 - Saturday 17 December, 2011

From The42 World Sailing Championships: Irish pair stay in the medal hunt I'm On A Boat

World Sailing Championships: Irish pair stay in the medal hunt

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern will represent Ireland in tomorrow’s 49er medal race in Perth.

# olympics-2012 - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

From The42 London, baby: Seaton and McGovern book their Olympic spot London Calling

London, baby: Seaton and McGovern book their Olympic spot

Sailors Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games at the ISAF World Sailing Championships in Perth this morning.

# olympics-2012 - Friday 2 September, 2011

Aquatic Centre attracts synchronised swim and water polo Olympians Olympics 2012 This post contains videos

Aquatic Centre attracts synchronised swim and water polo Olympians

Britain’s water polo team will train here ahead of the London Olympics, bringing to four the number of squads we’ve attracted here for training – so the games are not proving to be exactly the goldmine we hoped for.

# olympics-2012 - Thursday 30 June, 2011

(Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors

Government launches new visa waiver programme for 16 countries to entice them over to Ireland during the London 2012 Olympics and beyond…

# olympics-2012 - Friday 20 May, 2011

From The42 One million requests for 2012 Olympics 100 metres final tickets Popular

One million requests for 2012 Olympics 100 metres final tickets

And to think, it won’t even last ten seconds…