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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Olympic Council of Ireland

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'Captain Fantastic' McGinley to lead Irish golf team at 2016 Olympics
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport make €2m in funding available for Olympic preparations.
Oireachtas agenda: Could Ireland have done better in London 2012?
The transport committee meets Sports Council and Olympic Council officials to discuss a high-performance review.
ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations
Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.
McIlroy can carry Irish flag if he declares for us - Olympic Council
OCI president Pat Hickey has tried to tip Rory McIlroy’s allegiance in Ireland’s favour ahead of the 2016 Olympics.
Mansion House homecoming: Who's coming? What's the plan?
Details are still a little sketchy about who’ll be there, but the official reception for Team Ireland will get underway at 1pm tomorrow.
No Dublin event - for now - to welcome Ireland's Olympians home
Ireland’s 66 Olympians are thought to want to get home and see their families and friends before having any public events.
London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop
Nicolas Roche, Dan Martin and David McCann represent Irish hopes in the road race in London today.
London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table
Dubliner Pat Hickey was elected today to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
London 2012: Joe Ward waits after last-gasp Olympic appeal
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) are expected to make a decision on Ward’s case this afternoon.
It's time to move on from women's relay selection fiasco says athletics team chief
Patsy McGonagle says the spirit of the team heading to London today has not been affected by the Joanna Mills ‘deselection’.
We'll learn from Cuddihy/Mills saga, promise athletics bosses
Athletics Ireland have promised to conduct a review of the selection and appeals processes after the Olympics.
London 2012: Cuddihy's Olympic appeal successful
Joanna Mills will miss out on London after an OCI Appeal Tribunal reinstated Catriona Cuddihy to the women’s 4x400m relay team.
The Morning Score: Tuesday
Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from whether or not you’ll need an umbrella.
Father Ted-themed bar ‘just part’ of official Irish Olympic venue
Father Jack’s Bar aims to capture “the whole atmosphere of Craggy Island”.
Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics
The Tipperary jockey has been cut from Team Ireland days after the disqualification of his horse from an event in Germany.
Mills wins appeal for a place in 4x400 relay squad
Catriona Cuddihy looks set to miss the Olympics after Joanna Mills won an appeal against her exclusion from the Irish squad.
Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission
Disgruntled callers to Liveline want Bernard Dunne to carry the flame in June rather than the marathon-running pop twins.
Olympic flame lighting rehearsal goes off 'without a hitch' in Greece
The flame – which will visit Dublin next month – will be lit in a ceremony tomorrow.
Henry Shefflin, Paul McGrath and Shane Horgan to carry Olympic flame
Some of the torchbearers have been revealed ahead of next month’s relay in Dublin.
Ireland clinging to Olympic wildcard hopes for Joe Ward
Boxing coach Billy Walsh says that he won’t be holding his breath on Ward getting a place in London this summer.
Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012
Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.
Roy Keane in the frame for Irish Olympic torch relay, says OCI chief
“I have no problems with Roy Keane but we have to ask the Football Association of Ireland who are our partners in this,” Pat Hickey told TheScore yesterday.
'No decision yet' on Dublin detour for Games torch, say Olympic Council of Ireland
Irish organisers say they haven’t heard ‘one way or the other’ on the matter – despite reports in London to the contrary this afternoon.
New federation to seek Olympic status for GAA-style Handball
33 national handball associations, including the GAA, form a new international body that will seek Olympic status for the game.
State Papers: Government tried to stop Moscow Olympics and Lions athletes
The government withdrew funding for the Olympic Council of Ireland for participating in Moscow 1980, and opposed the Lions tour to SA.