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# Olympian

The Champion Kiely: The Irishman who became the best athlete on the planet
The Tipp native’s Olympic gold medal in 1904 is the source of some dispute, but his greatness should be universally recognised.
This year
2024
Pistorius to be released this Friday after serving nearly 10 years for girlfriend's murder
Pistorius to be released this Friday after serving nearly 10 years for girlfriend's murder
All time
Olympian Dan Jervis comes out as gay - 'It took me 24 years to be who I am'
Olympic sprinter shot dead in Ecuador as violence spikes
World snowboarding champion Alex Pullin dies while spearfishing in Australia
Irish Olympic rider continuing recovery one month after regaining consciousness from coma
'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'
British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident
'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'
British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident
Dining 'al desko' and making room for cake - here are Derval O'Rourke's healthy living tips
"No job will ever be as all-consuming": Derval O'Rourke on being an Olympian - and what should be done about doping
'I left everything in the pool': Nicholas Quinn walks away from Rio 2016 with head held high after heat victory
19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'
Heartbreak for Lisa Kearney as injury brings premature end to Olympic dream
Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder
Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be
Oscar Pistorius murder trial set for 3 March 2014
Oscar Pistorius bail hearing adjourned again
South African Olympian Stander killed in road accident
VIDEO: Here's the Nike ad from 3-time Olympian (and Vegas call girl) Suzy Favor Hamilton
Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming
Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
Legendary US cyclist George Hincapie to retire after 2012
Olympian: Noble finally rewarded for his endurance
London 2012: Adam Nolan succeeds in Turkey
Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame