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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# 2016 Olympics

All time
'The Pope would struggle to gather such a crowd if he came to Skibb'
The O’Donovan brothers’ Olympic homecoming is recalled in this extract from ‘Something in the Water’.
One year on from the Rio Olympics, the venues look like they've been abandoned for decades
It makes for pretty sad viewing.
Shane Ross: 'We can still hold statutory inquiry into Rio ticketing affair'
A report on the ticket scandal is due to be published today.
Farah spokesperson says suggestion of misconduct 'entirely false' after Fancy Bears hack
One of the documents shared in the latest leak suggests the star’s biological passport was viewed by an expert as “suspicious”.
Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses'
Sport Ireland’s 212-page ‘Rio Review’ was published today.
Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking
The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.
7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure
Allyson Felix tunes out distractions and other psychological strategies.
Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events
Donnelly bet on himself to lose his last 16 bout but ended up winning.
We'll Leave It There So: Historic Olympic day for Ireland and all today's sport
Judy Reynolds, Scott Evans and Seamus Power all impressed in Rio.
Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists
Athletes, coaches, journalists, photographers and a government minister have all fallen victim to thefts.
Irishman arrested in connection with touting at Olympics was selling tickets for €7,200 say police
Irish national Kevin James Mallon was described as a director at British firm THG.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Rob Heffernan
The 38-year-old Corkman will become the first Irish athlete to compete in five consecutive Olympics’.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Michael Conlan
The Belfast native travels to Rio high in confidence.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Aileen Reid
The Derry native is gearing up for her second appearance at the Games.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Judy Reynolds
Reynolds and her horse Vancouver K will be flying the flag for Ireland in dressage in Rio.
'I'm definitely starting as one of the favourites and I'll be marked in that way'
Ireland’s Dan Martin has his sights set on glory in the Olympic cycling road race this Saturday.
Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Paul Pollock
The Co. Down man will compete in one of the last events in the Games.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Sanita Puspure
The Latvian-born rower will be representing Ireland at an Olympics for the second time.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Breege Connolly
Leitrim runner set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 38.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shane Ryan
The 22-year-old is one of three swimmers to represent Ireland in Rio.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Pádraig Harrington
Golf’s return to the Games has descended into somewhat of a farce but Harrington will realise a dream by representing Ireland at the Olympics.
Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Greg Broderick (and Going Global)
Ireland’s only show-jumper at the Games is confident his mount can rise to the occasion.
Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Annalise Murphy
The Dubliner just missed out on a medal in London and is putting in the work to medal this time around.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Thomas Barr
The national record holder will be hoping that his injury problems won’t cost him in Rio.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shannon McCurley
Australian-born cyclist set to make history despite nightmare run of injuries.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Lizzie Lee
Bishopstown’s Lizzie Lee is set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 36.
Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Steven Donnelly
The Ballymena brawler is confident of winning a medal after qualifying at the expense of Adam Nolan.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Tori Pena
California’s Pena has already made Irish athletics history – now she’s hoping for more.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Brendan Boyce
The Donegal native will participate in the 50k race walk in Rio.
'It's my decision' - Irish swimmer Ryan defiant amid allegiance switch criticism
The 22-year-old previously represented the US in the sport.
Two of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls had their final prep runs before Rio tonight
Ciara Mageean ran an 800m PB while Mark English recorded his best time of the season.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe
The Thomastown native will be taking part in the Modern Pentathlon.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Mark English
The man from Donegal will be flying the flag for Ireland in the men’s 800m in Rio next month.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: The 3-day eventing team
Clare Abbott, Jonty Evans, Mark Kyle and Padraig McCarthy make up the quartet.
Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics
Decision paves the way for a blanket ban on the entire Russian team.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Leona Maguire
The Cavan native was ranked 1st in the world on the women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking up until recently.
At the age of 40(!) sprinter Kim Collins will compete at his 6th Olympics
The St Kitts and Nevis man has resolved a row with his national body stemming from missed training at London 2012.
IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide
The Games’ governing body are cutting it tight for the world’s biggest country.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Finn Lynch
The Carlow Laser sailor will be the youngest Irish helmsman ever to compete at the Olympics.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Ciara Everard
The Kilkenny native is next up in our series looking at the Irish team heading to Rio.