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#Olympics 2012

# olympics-2012 - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Legendary distance runner Kenenisa Bekele to race in Dublin this April
# Road To London
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# Road To London

Legendary distance runner Kenenisa Bekele to race in Dublin this April

Feb 28th 2012, 3:45 PM 472 Views 0 Comments

The double Olympic champion will compete in the SPAR Great Ireland Run in the Phoenix Park on 15 April.

# olympics-2012 - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

In pictures: President Higgins visits London's Olympic stadium
# Higgins In London
# Higgins In London

In pictures: President Higgins visits London's Olympic stadium

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:08 PM 3,535 Views 18 Comments

The president concluded his two-day visit to London on a positive note.

# olympics-2012 - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012
# Money Matters
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# Money Matters

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012

Feb 14th 2012, 5:53 PM 2,643 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Sports Council today revealed details of a “very significant investment package for our top athletes” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.

# olympics-2012 - Monday 9 January, 2012

Police sneak 'fake bomb' into London's Olympic Park
# London 2012
# London 2012

Police sneak 'fake bomb' into London's Olympic Park

Jan 9th 2012, 3:27 PM 4,803 Views 6 Comments

The fake explosive device was snuck into the Olympic Park stadium during a security trial, 200 days before the games begin.

# olympics-2012 - Sunday 8 January, 2012

23 Olympic Summer Games scandals
# Olympics 2012
# Olympics 2012

23 Olympic Summer Games scandals

Jan 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 9,242 Views 27 Comments

Gender confusion, politics, violence, boycotts, doped atheletes, a doped horse – oh, and a race with only one competitor: some of the most striking moments of the past 100 years of Olympic Games.

# olympics-2012 - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Olympic synchronised swimming tickets oversold by mistake
# Oops
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# Oops

Olympic synchronised swimming tickets oversold by mistake

Jan 4th 2012, 6:19 PM 624 Views 0 Comments

Locog have asked 3,000 customers to return tickets after accidentally overselling the Olympic synchronised swimming events.

# olympics-2012 - Saturday 17 December, 2011

World Sailing Championships: Irish pair stay in the medal hunt
# I'm On A Boat
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# I'm On A Boat

World Sailing Championships: Irish pair stay in the medal hunt

Dec 17th 2011, 2:40 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern will represent Ireland in tomorrow’s 49er medal race in Perth.

# olympics-2012 - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

London, baby: Seaton and McGovern book their Olympic spot
# London Calling
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# London Calling

London, baby: Seaton and McGovern book their Olympic spot

Dec 14th 2011, 12:39 PM 226 Views 0 Comments

Sailors Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games at the ISAF World Sailing Championships in Perth this morning.

# olympics-2012 - Friday 2 September, 2011

Aquatic Centre attracts synchronised swim and water polo Olympians
# Olympics 2012
# Olympics 2012

Aquatic Centre attracts synchronised swim and water polo Olympians

Sep 2nd 2011, 12:39 PM 892 Views 4 Comments

Britain’s water polo team will train here ahead of the London Olympics, bringing to four the number of squads we’ve attracted here for training – so the games are not proving to be exactly the goldmine we hoped for.

# olympics-2012 - Thursday 30 June, 2011

(Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors
# Visa Waiver
# Visa Waiver

(Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors

Jun 30th 2011, 2:04 PM 544 Views 6 Comments

Government launches new visa waiver programme for 16 countries to entice them over to Ireland during the London 2012 Olympics and beyond…

# olympics-2012 - Friday 20 May, 2011

One million requests for 2012 Olympics 100 metres final tickets
# Popular
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# Popular

One million requests for 2012 Olympics 100 metres final tickets

May 20th 2011, 1:30 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

And to think, it won’t even last ten seconds…