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In pictures: Day 2 of London 2012
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# 16000 Words

In pictures: Day 2 of London 2012

Jul 29th 2012, 8:01 PM 1,810 Views 1 Comment

Joy, tension, poise, control, power… It’s all here.

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

Worn out: Evans ruled out of Olympic time trial
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# London 2012

Worn out: Evans ruled out of Olympic time trial

Jul 29th 2012, 6:53 PM 1,398 Views 0 Comments

The former Tour de France winner has pulled out of Wednesday’s event citing fatigue.

Tour de Force: Durant helps US rip up France
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# Ballin'

Tour de Force: Durant helps US rip up France

Jul 29th 2012, 6:37 PM 831 Views 0 Comments

The favourites for basketball gold made light work of the French side led by Tony Parker.

In pictures: Day 1 of London 2012
# Snapshot
From The42
# Snapshot

In pictures: Day 1 of London 2012

Jul 28th 2012, 7:23 PM 1,392 Views 1 Comment

Joy, pain, relief, elation, heartbreak… It’s all there.

Swimming wrap: Phelps scrapes place in 400m final, Park reinstated
# Duel In The Pool
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# Duel In The Pool

Swimming wrap: Phelps scrapes place in 400m final, Park reinstated

Jul 28th 2012, 5:45 PM 1,244 Views 0 Comments

The reigning Olympic Champion almost fell at the first hurdle after winning a slow heat.

Swimming: Murphy take positives despite disappointing breaststroke
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# London 2012

Swimming: Murphy take positives despite disappointing breaststroke

Jul 28th 2012, 1:05 PM 5,251 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner hoped to match his personal best in the 100m heat this morning, but now must turn his attention to freestyle.

Team Ireland shaken by alleged betting scandal
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# London 2012

Team Ireland shaken by alleged betting scandal

Jul 28th 2012, 12:00 PM 12,482 Views 0 Comments

On the eve of the Games, the IOC received a complaint that an Irish athlete had allegedly bet on an opponent in a previous event.

'You've got to beat them all anyway': Taylors unfazed by tough draw
# Not No. 1 For Nothin'
From The42
# Not No. 1 For Nothin'

'You've got to beat them all anyway': Taylors unfazed by tough draw

Jul 28th 2012, 11:11 AM 1,586 Views 1 Comment

Pete Taylor says that he knows each of Katie’s potential opponents ‘inside out’.

Interview: Jimmy Magee
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# London 2012

Interview: Jimmy Magee

Jul 28th 2012, 10:30 AM 651 Views 0 Comments

He may be commentating for the past 50 years, but RTE’s ‘Memory Man’ has no intention of hanging up the mic and headset anytime soon.

In pictures: This is what life is like for the world's best athletes in the Olympic Village
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# London 2012

In pictures: This is what life is like for the world's best athletes in the Olympic Village

Jul 28th 2012, 9:12 AM 2,263 Views 2 Comments

Free McDonalds! No one told us there was free McDonalds!

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop
# Rough Ride
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# Rough Ride

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop

Jul 28th 2012, 8:44 AM 870 Views 0 Comments

Nicolas Roche, Dan Martin and David McCann represent Irish hopes in the road race in London today.

As it happened: London 2012, Olympic Games opening ceremony
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# London 2012

As it happened: London 2012, Olympic Games opening ceremony

Jul 27th 2012, 8:29 PM 19,381 Views 177 Comments

Fireworks, some mystery guests and a whole load of farmyard animals. It’s just another Friday night, if you ask me.

Anti-doping measures are working - Rogge
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# The System Works

Anti-doping measures are working - Rogge

Jul 27th 2012, 4:01 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president says the number of bans is proof that progress is being made.

London 2012: Introducing... Scott Flanigan and Ger Owens
# It's Here
From The42
# It's Here

London 2012: Introducing... Scott Flanigan and Ger Owens

Jul 27th 2012, 3:21 PM 2,551 Views 2 Comments

Jimmy’s penultimate profile is of the dynamic sailing duo from Dublin.

Irish Olympic glories relived: Carruth jumps for joy in Barcelona
# Memory Lane
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# Memory Lane

Irish Olympic glories relived: Carruth jumps for joy in Barcelona

Jul 27th 2012, 1:24 PM 3,484 Views 1 Comment

The Dublin southpaw celebrated wildly after clinching gold in 1992.

Video: British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt suffers ‘bell malfunction’ [updated]
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# Bell-end

Video: British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt suffers ‘bell malfunction’ [updated]

Jul 27th 2012, 1:15 PM 4,543 Views 17 Comments

Jeremy Hunt lost control of the end of his bell earlier today.

'I'm ready to go' - Bolt declares himself fit
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# London 2012

'I'm ready to go' - Bolt declares himself fit

Jul 27th 2012, 10:57 AM 340 Views 0 Comments

The Jamaican star is relaxed ahead of his Olympic defence of the Men’s 100m.

Poll: How many medals will Ireland win at the Olympics?
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# Your Say

Poll: How many medals will Ireland win at the Olympics?

Jul 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 8,874 Views 30 Comments

Katie Taylor is tipped for the gold but how many medals in total do you think Ireland can win at the Olympics?

Pics, videos: Bruce Forsyth carries Olympic torch, busts several moves
# Brucie Bonus
From The Daily Edge
# Brucie Bonus

Pics, videos: Bruce Forsyth carries Olympic torch, busts several moves

Jul 27th 2012, 9:21 AM 6,260 Views 10 Comments

“Nice to see you, to see you, nice…”

The Magnificent Seven: memorable opening ceremony moments
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# London2012

The Magnificent Seven: memorable opening ceremony moments

Jul 27th 2012, 8:18 AM 1,166 Views 0 Comments

It’s here and there’s no getting away from it. Quench your inescapable Olympic thirst with these classic opening day moments.

London 2012: Introducing... Martyn Irvine
# 1 Day To Go
From The42
# 1 Day To Go

London 2012: Introducing... Martyn Irvine

Jul 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 3,171 Views 1 Comment

Jimmy’s on his bike with a cyclist who could cause an Olympic shock.

Djokovic hopes Serbian spirit can help him bounce back
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# ASSAULT ON SW19

Djokovic hopes Serbian spirit can help him bounce back

Jul 26th 2012, 7:27 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is out to stop Roger Federer claiming another title at Wimbledon’s centre court.

London 2012: Introducing... Ireland's Eventing team
# 1 Day To Go
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# 1 Day To Go

London 2012: Introducing... Ireland's Eventing team

Jul 26th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,707 Views 3 Comments

Saddle up with Jimmy and the multi-discipline equestrian squad.

Thorpedo tips Phelps to shine
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# Duel In The Pool

Thorpedo tips Phelps to shine

Jul 26th 2012, 11:03 AM 524 Views 0 Comments

However, the Australian also predicted success for his countryman James Magnussen in the 100m freestyle.

Open thread: what do you hope to see at the Olympics over the coming months?
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# London2012

Open thread: what do you hope to see at the Olympics over the coming months?

Jul 26th 2012, 8:44 AM 2,001 Views 29 Comments

Gold for Katie? Phelps beaten? Bill O’Herlihy losing his patience with Jerry Kiernan?

London 2012: Introducing… Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe
# 2 Days To Go
From The42
# 2 Days To Go

London 2012: Introducing… Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe

Jul 25th 2012, 9:05 PM 3,924 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old modern pentathlete is a late addition to Team Ireland.

London 2012: Introducing... Laura Reynolds
# 2 Days To Go
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# 2 Days To Go

London 2012: Introducing... Laura Reynolds

Jul 25th 2012, 6:10 PM 4,208 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old walker will compete in her first Games in London.

Irish Olympic glories relived: The little man with the big heart
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

Irish Olympic glories relived: The little man with the big heart

Jul 25th 2012, 12:57 PM 4,938 Views 5 Comments

John Treacy’s silver medal at the 1984 Games is one of the most fascinating pieces of Irish sporting television.

Giggs says gold would be career highlight
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Giggs says gold would be career highlight

Jul 25th 2012, 10:39 AM 394 Views 0 Comments

“This is a big challenge because of the quality that is there in the tournament,” admits the Manchester United winger.

It's time to move on from women's relay selection fiasco says athletics team chief
# London 2012
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# London 2012

It's time to move on from women's relay selection fiasco says athletics team chief

Jul 25th 2012, 7:47 AM 694 Views 1 Comment

Patsy McGonagle says the spirit of the team heading to London today has not been affected by the Joanna Mills ‘deselection’.

VIDEO: David Beckham makes unsuspecting fans cry
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# London 2012

VIDEO: David Beckham makes unsuspecting fans cry

Jul 24th 2012, 10:25 PM 1,504 Views 1 Comment

The former England skipper is all over London 2012 right now.

'I'm aiming for 2016' insists Joanna Mills after Olympic team selection fiasco
# London 2012
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# London 2012

'I'm aiming for 2016' insists Joanna Mills after Olympic team selection fiasco

Jul 24th 2012, 2:43 PM 7,687 Views 14 Comments

The 19-year-old has been told she won’t be heading to London tomorrow with the women’s 4×400 relay team.

'We've never been so well off' - Jimmy Magee backs boxers to equal Beijing medal haul
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# London 2012

'We've never been so well off' - Jimmy Magee backs boxers to equal Beijing medal haul

Jul 24th 2012, 2:16 PM 2,911 Views 4 Comments

The veteran commentator believes Billy Walsh’s Irish team is the best the country has ever sent to an Olympics.

French police recover paralympian's stolen limb
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# London 2012

French police recover paralympian's stolen limb

Jul 24th 2012, 1:44 PM 344 Views 0 Comments

The long jumper had his scooter stolen over the weekend in Paris. And that’s where he was keeping his prosthetic arm at the time.

London 2012: Introducing... David McCann
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# 3 Days To Go

London 2012: Introducing... David McCann

Jul 24th 2012, 11:52 AM 2,102 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast rider will compete in both the road race and time trial events at this year’s Games.

VIDEO: Seaton and McGovern talk character traits, musical tastes and the lovely lovely Jessica Ennis
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# London 2012

VIDEO: Seaton and McGovern talk character traits, musical tastes and the lovely lovely Jessica Ennis

Jul 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 366 Views 0 Comments

The 49er class sailors let their hair down before sailing off across to London.

Spoiler alert: Olympic opener will be spectacular but not secret
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From The42
# Olympi Leaks

Spoiler alert: Olympic opener will be spectacular but not secret

Jul 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 666 Views 1 Comment

Pointless pageantry or the greatest show on earth? Most of the opening ceremony has already been revealed.

London 2012: These photos of athletes getting ready for the Olympics will give you goosebumps
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# London 2012

London 2012: These photos of athletes getting ready for the Olympics will give you goosebumps

Jul 24th 2012, 7:21 AM 15,494 Views 8 Comments

Oh. It’s on. Almost.

VIDEO: The US Women's soccer team dance around to 'Party In The USA' by Miley Cyrus
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# London 2012

VIDEO: The US Women's soccer team dance around to 'Party In The USA' by Miley Cyrus

Jul 23rd 2012, 10:30 PM 1,802 Views 3 Comments

She’s Billy Ray Cyrus’s young one, dad.