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#Olympic Spirit

# olympic-spirit - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier
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# Olympic Spirit

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier

Feb 15th 2014, 1:06 PM 5,054 Views 5 Comments

Dario Cologna waited to welcome home his Peruvian opponent, who was competing two weeks after breaking several ribs.

# olympic-spirit - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Irish showjumping mourns the loss of two fierce competitors
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# Olympic Spirit

Irish showjumping mourns the loss of two fierce competitors

Sep 15th 2013, 6:50 PM 4,132 Views 2 Comments

Damien Gardiner and Joan Salmon represented Ireland at the Atlanta Olympics and Paralympics in 1996.

# olympic-spirit - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Former Irish Olympian vows to fight on after terminal cancer diagnosis
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Former Irish Olympian vows to fight on after terminal cancer diagnosis

Jun 18th 2013, 5:27 PM 19,678 Views 5 Comments

Showjumper Damian Gardiner represented Ireland at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

# olympic-spirit - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Germans give Cian O'Connor a Golf GTI but he gifts it to "Frenchy"
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Germans give Cian O'Connor a Golf GTI but he gifts it to "Frenchy"

Jun 16th 2013, 8:24 PM 4,894 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman, who won at bronze medal at London 2012, was ultra generous to his long-time groom.

# olympic-spirit - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

VIDEO: Half a million welcome Japanese Olympians home
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VIDEO: Half a million welcome Japanese Olympians home

Aug 21st 2012, 10:30 PM 623 Views 0 Comments

Who knew Tokyo could get so crowded.

# olympic-spirit - Thursday 16 August, 2012

A 10-year-old boy sent his medal to the Canadian Olympians who lost theirs through disqualification
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# London 2012

A 10-year-old boy sent his medal to the Canadian Olympians who lost theirs through disqualification

Aug 16th 2012, 9:53 AM 1,788 Views 3 Comments

“If I get rich and if I remember I will donate money to the Summer and Winter Canadian Olympics’ the child promised.