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#Olympics

# olympics - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From The42 'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China Diamond League

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China

The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.

# olympics - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From The42 Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Tokyo 2020

Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The 30-year-old was speaking ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park on Tuesday.

# olympics - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

From The42 Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday Olympics

Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday

The Olympic champion is fighting regulations imposed by the IAAF that compel hyperandrogenic athletes.

# olympics - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility' Craic Agus Ceol

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

# olympics - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From The42 IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024 Olympics

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

# olympics - Monday 15 April, 2019

From The42 Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil Green Army

Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil

A brilliant opportunity to support the national hockey team this summer.

# olympics - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Ireland's Finn Lynch finishes fourth in storm-tossed conditions at Palma regatta

The Carlow native narrowly missed out on a podium place after an impressive performance.

# olympics - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe Tokyo 2020

Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe

Tsunekazu Takeda said the decision has ‘nothing to do with the investigation’ and will quit in June.

# olympics - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23 RIP

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23

Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Kelly Catlin has died, USA Cycling has confirmed.

# olympics - Sunday 17 February, 2019

From The42 'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever' Adventure

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# olympics - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From The42 Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney Tokyo 2020

Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney

The Irish squad achieved a best-ever finish on the Series in Sydney a fortnight ago.

# olympics - Friday 15 February, 2019

From The42 Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline Problems

Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline

Caradh O’Donovan, Shauna Mullaney, Lauren Duffy and Paul Brennan are among those who could suffer.

# olympics - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The42 All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers Sustainable

All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers

For the 2016 Olympics in Rio, some 30 percent of the silver and bronze in medals came from recycled materials.

# olympics - Friday 1 February, 2019

From The42 London Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes banned by CAS Disqualified

London Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes banned by CAS

CAS sanctioned a dozen Russian athletes, including an Olympic gold medallist and a two-time world champion.

# olympics - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From The42 After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months Not For Him

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months

The Mayo man is now 11-0 as a pro and is bringing a title fight to his hometown tomorrow night.

# olympics - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From The42 BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold' Tokyo 2020

BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold'

The 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series gets underway in Dubai this weekend.

# olympics - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training' Tokyo 2020

'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'

Aifric Keogh speaks to The42 about the surge of success in Irish rowing.

# olympics - Friday 26 October, 2018

From The42 Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia Bounce Bounce This post contains videos

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia

The Ireland striker said the Olympic gold medalist’s presence in the A-League was ‘like a kick in the teeth’.

# olympics - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From The42 The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent Katie Trailer This post contains videos

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent

‘KATIE’ hits Irish cinemas on 26 October.

# olympics - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From The42 'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

# olympics - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

# olympics - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From The42 Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting Alastair Cook

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

# olympics - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From The42 'I could have been dead, I was damn lucky,' says Olympic champion left paralysed after accident Crash

'I could have been dead, I was damn lucky,' says Olympic champion left paralysed after accident

Kristina Vogel has made her first public appearance since an accident in June that left her paralysed.

# olympics - Friday 7 September, 2018

From The42 2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training Tragic

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training

Germany’s Kristina Vogel says she is slowly coming to terms with her condition after suffering spinal injuries.

# olympics - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From The42 Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps Perspective

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps

The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.

# olympics - Monday 13 August, 2018

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

# olympics - Monday 23 July, 2018

From The42 12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation Punishment

12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation

The US swimmer has been suspended over ‘use of a prohibited method’.

# olympics - Sunday 8 July, 2018

From The42 The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps Talent

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps

19-year-old Aoife Hopkins on her dream of representing Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# olympics - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From The42 From 100m gold to English Paper 1: Meet the Irish teenage sprint star on track for glory High Flyer

From 100m gold to English Paper 1: Meet the Irish teenage sprint star on track for glory

Emerging talent Ciara Neville speaks to The42 about balancing her time between training and study as she continues her rise in athletics.

# olympics - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From The42 Two-time Olympic champion Vogel stable after undergoing emergency spinal surgery Get Well Soon

Two-time Olympic champion Vogel stable after undergoing emergency spinal surgery

The German remains in intensive care in Berlin.

# olympics - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From The42 CAS dismisses Nesta Carter appeal, Jamaica remain stripped of Beijing 4x100m relay gold Anti-doping

CAS dismisses Nesta Carter appeal, Jamaica remain stripped of Beijing 4x100m relay gold

Jamaica’s 4×100 metre relay team will not get their 2008 Olympic gold medals back after Nesta Carter’s appeal was dismissed by CAS.

# olympics - Friday 4 May, 2018

Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence

Patrick O’Reilly became enraged when other drinkers in a Dublin pub began jeering him over his defence of the sport.

# olympics - Saturday 21 April, 2018

From The42 'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food' Interview This post contains videos

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

# olympics - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From The42 Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports' In The Clear

Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports'

The IOC has deemed the nation compliant after the remaining drug tests from the Winter Olympics were negative.

# olympics - Thursday 22 February, 2018

From The42 The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment Winter Olympics

The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment

Vonn’s last race in South Korea ended without a medal as Michelle Gisin won Alpine combined gold in Pyeongchang.

# olympics - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge Just 12 tweets for anyone who has become unexpectedly bet into the Winter Olympics Obsessed

Just 12 tweets for anyone who has become unexpectedly bet into the Winter Olympics

You didn’t love figure skating until right now.

# olympics - Monday 19 February, 2018

From The42 'Love is love': Televised gay kiss lights up Olympics Romance

'Love is love': Televised gay kiss lights up Olympics

It has been hailed by some as a landmark moment in Games history and the footage went viral on social media.

# olympics - Sunday 18 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge Sally Field tried to set her son up with Olympian Adam Rippon via Twitter Hon The Mammies

# olympics - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From The42 The intense turn that created a scary luge crash has become the most feared section of the Olympics Hairpin

The intense turn that created a scary luge crash has become the most feared section of the Olympics

The curve is a 45-degree turn that turns athletes to the right before making them adjust to the left coming out of it.

# olympics - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics

The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.

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