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# Olympian

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Olympian Dan Jervis comes out as gay - 'It took me 24 years to be who I am'
The 26-year-old Welshman won 1500m freestyle silver and bronze at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games.
All time
Olympic sprinter shot dead in Ecuador as violence spikes
Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez was shot dead in his home country on Friday night.
World snowboarding champion Alex Pullin dies while spearfishing in Australia
“His enthusiasm was infectious and his impact on Olympic sport can’t be overstated.”
Irish Olympic rider continuing recovery one month after regaining consciousness from coma
Jonty Evans was left in a coma after suffering a serious head injury during the Tattersalls International Horse Trials back in June.
'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'
The 30-year old, three-time Olympian announced his retirement on Tuesday.
British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident
Nigel Levine has been provisionally banned by UK Athletics after allegedly testing positive for clenbuterol.
'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'
Pennsylvania-born Olympian Shane Ryan won gold for Ireland at the 2017 University Games two weeks ago.
British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident
The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.
Dining 'al desko' and making room for cake - here are Derval O'Rourke's healthy living tips
Plus, O’Rourke gives us her healthy eating tips.
"No job will ever be as all-consuming": Derval O'Rourke on being an Olympian - and what should be done about doping
The former professional athlete has just released her second cookbook.
'I left everything in the pool': Nicholas Quinn walks away from Rio 2016 with head held high after heat victory
The Mayo man ended the Olympic heats in 19th place.
19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'
The US swimmer is redefining the limits of athletic performance.
Heartbreak for Lisa Kearney as injury brings premature end to Olympic dream
The 25-year-old tweeted the bad news this evening.
Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder
The prosecution said in court today that the judge had misinterpreted a legal principle.
Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be
The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.
Oscar Pistorius murder trial set for 3 March 2014
The 26-year-old Paralympian is accused of shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day this year.
Oscar Pistorius bail hearing adjourned again
The 26-year-old athlete’s trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp will take place later this year.
South African Olympian Stander killed in road accident
The 25-year-old was UCI Mountain Bike World Cup under-23 men’s cross-country 2009 world champion.
VIDEO: Here's the Nike ad from 3-time Olympian (and Vegas call girl) Suzy Favor Hamilton
The former athlete previously starred in a promo for the company.
Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming
The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.
Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.
Legendary US cyclist George Hincapie to retire after 2012
The veteran cyclist described his career as a dream come true.
Olympian: Noble finally rewarded for his endurance
Having missed out four years ago, Gavin Noble wasn’t about to let injury stand in the way of his Olympic dream.
London 2012: Adam Nolan succeeds in Turkey
‘It’s a boyhood dream’ said an emotional Nolan after the Wexford man sealed his place at the Olympic Games.
Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame
The Black Pearl of Inchicore has emerged as the favourite to carry the Olympic torch through Dublin and fly the flag for Irish football.