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#Olympics

# olympics - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'
# Craic Agus Ceol
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# Craic Agus Ceol

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Apr 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,252 Views 0 Comments

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

# olympics - Thursday 18 April, 2019

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

Apr 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,935 Views 17 Comments

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

# olympics - Monday 15 April, 2019

Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil

Apr 15th 2019, 9:01 PM 3,554 Views 3 Comments

A brilliant opportunity to support the national hockey team this summer.

# olympics - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Ireland's Finn Lynch finishes fourth in storm-tossed conditions at Palma regatta
# Sailing Along Nicely
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# Sailing Along Nicely

Ireland's Finn Lynch finishes fourth in storm-tossed conditions at Palma regatta

Apr 6th 2019, 4:55 PM 1,728 Views 0 Comments

The Carlow native narrowly missed out on a podium place after an impressive performance.

# olympics - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe

Mar 19th 2019, 10:19 AM 1,915 Views 4 Comments

Tsunekazu Takeda said the decision has ‘nothing to do with the investigation’ and will quit in June.

# olympics - Sunday 10 March, 2019

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23

Mar 10th 2019, 10:41 PM 15,414 Views 4 Comments

Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Kelly Catlin has died, USA Cycling has confirmed.

# olympics - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'
# Adventure
From The42
# Adventure

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Feb 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 90,469 Views 18 Comments

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# olympics - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney

Feb 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 6,742 Views 3 Comments

The Irish squad achieved a best-ever finish on the Series in Sydney a fortnight ago.

# olympics - Friday 15 February, 2019

Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline

Updated Feb 15th 2019, 7:50 PM 8,282 Views 3 Comments

Caradh O’Donovan, Shauna Mullaney, Lauren Duffy and Paul Brennan are among those who could suffer.

# olympics - Friday 8 February, 2019

All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers
# Sustainable
From The42
# Sustainable

All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers

Feb 8th 2019, 6:25 PM 5,536 Views 5 Comments

For the 2016 Olympics in Rio, some 30 percent of the silver and bronze in medals came from recycled materials.

# olympics - Friday 1 February, 2019

London Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes banned by CAS
# Disqualified
From The42
# Disqualified

London Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes banned by CAS

Feb 1st 2019, 8:01 PM 6,035 Views 7 Comments

CAS sanctioned a dozen Russian athletes, including an Olympic gold medallist and a two-time world champion.

# olympics - Thursday 6 December, 2018

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months
# Not For Him
From The42
# Not For Him

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months

Dec 6th 2018, 4:30 PM 6,958 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo man is now 11-0 as a pro and is bringing a title fight to his hometown tomorrow night.

# olympics - Thursday 29 November, 2018

BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold'

Nov 29th 2018, 2:52 PM 13,464 Views 18 Comments

The 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series gets underway in Dubai this weekend.

# olympics - Monday 29 October, 2018

'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'

Oct 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 18,783 Views 1 Comment

Aifric Keogh speaks to The42 about the surge of success in Irish rowing.

# olympics - Friday 26 October, 2018

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia
# Bounce Bounce
From The42
# Bounce Bounce

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia

Oct 26th 2018, 8:22 PM 12,534 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland striker said the Olympic gold medalist’s presence in the A-League was ‘like a kick in the teeth’.

# olympics - Thursday 18 October, 2018

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent
# Katie Trailer
From The42
# Katie Trailer

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent

Oct 18th 2018, 5:05 PM 20,728 Views 14 Comments

‘KATIE’ hits Irish cinemas on 26 October.

# olympics - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

Sep 20th 2018, 6:23 PM 8,474 Views 24 Comments

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

# olympics - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together
# Elation Once Again
# Elation Once Again

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

Sep 19th 2018, 8:38 AM 12,649 Views 36 Comments

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

# olympics - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting
# Alastair Cook
From The42
# Alastair Cook

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Sep 16th 2018, 8:30 AM 3,949 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

# olympics - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'I could have been dead, I was damn lucky,' says Olympic champion left paralysed after accident
# Crash
From The42
# Crash

'I could have been dead, I was damn lucky,' says Olympic champion left paralysed after accident

Sep 12th 2018, 5:15 PM 9,761 Views 2 Comments

Kristina Vogel has made her first public appearance since an accident in June that left her paralysed.

# olympics - Friday 7 September, 2018

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training

Sep 7th 2018, 8:14 PM 64,006 Views 15 Comments

Germany’s Kristina Vogel says she is slowly coming to terms with her condition after suffering spinal injuries.

# olympics - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps
# Perspective
From The42
# Perspective

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps

Aug 18th 2018, 4:29 PM 6,250 Views 0 Comments

The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.

# olympics - Monday 13 August, 2018

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

Aug 13th 2018, 3:09 PM 8,535 Views 21 Comments

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

# olympics - Monday 23 July, 2018

12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:01 PM 29,082 Views 17 Comments

The US swimmer has been suspended over ‘use of a prohibited method’.

# olympics - Sunday 8 July, 2018

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps

Jul 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 31,108 Views 2 Comments

19-year-old Aoife Hopkins on her dream of representing Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# olympics - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From 100m gold to English Paper 1: Meet the Irish teenage sprint star on track for glory
# High Flyer
From The42
# High Flyer

From 100m gold to English Paper 1: Meet the Irish teenage sprint star on track for glory

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:58 AM 10,245 Views 2 Comments

Emerging talent Ciara Neville speaks to The42 about balancing her time between training and study as she continues her rise in athletics.

# olympics - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Two-time Olympic champion Vogel stable after undergoing emergency spinal surgery
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Two-time Olympic champion Vogel stable after undergoing emergency spinal surgery

Jun 28th 2018, 11:39 AM 6,509 Views 1 Comment

The German remains in intensive care in Berlin.

# olympics - Thursday 31 May, 2018

CAS dismisses Nesta Carter appeal, Jamaica remain stripped of Beijing 4x100m relay gold
# Anti-doping
From The42
# Anti-doping

CAS dismisses Nesta Carter appeal, Jamaica remain stripped of Beijing 4x100m relay gold

May 31st 2018, 5:47 PM 3,436 Views 0 Comments

Jamaica’s 4×100 metre relay team will not get their 2008 Olympic gold medals back after Nesta Carter’s appeal was dismissed by CAS.

# olympics - Friday 4 May, 2018

Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence

May 4th 2018, 4:07 PM 13,202 Views 20 Comments

Patrick O’Reilly became enraged when other drinkers in a Dublin pub began jeering him over his defence of the sport.

# olympics - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Apr 21st 2018, 10:00 AM 37,511 Views 4 Comments

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

# olympics - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports'
# In The Clear
From The42
# In The Clear

Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports'

Feb 28th 2018, 5:21 PM 1,914 Views 3 Comments

The IOC has deemed the nation compliant after the remaining drug tests from the Winter Olympics were negative.

# olympics - Thursday 22 February, 2018

The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment
# Winter Olympics
From The42
# Winter Olympics

The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:09 AM 3,116 Views 0 Comments

Vonn’s last race in South Korea ended without a medal as Michelle Gisin won Alpine combined gold in Pyeongchang.

# olympics - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Just 12 tweets for anyone who has become unexpectedly bet into the Winter Olympics
# Obsessed
From The Daily Edge
# Obsessed

Just 12 tweets for anyone who has become unexpectedly bet into the Winter Olympics

Feb 20th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,232 Views 0 Comments

You didn’t love figure skating until right now.

# olympics - Monday 19 February, 2018

'Love is love': Televised gay kiss lights up Olympics
# Romance
From The42
# Romance

'Love is love': Televised gay kiss lights up Olympics

Feb 19th 2018, 9:50 AM 39,602 Views 70 Comments

It has been hailed by some as a landmark moment in Games history and the footage went viral on social media.

# olympics - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Sally Field tried to set her son up with Olympian Adam Rippon via Twitter
# Hon The Mammies
From The Daily Edge
# Hon The Mammies

Sally Field tried to set her son up with Olympian Adam Rippon via Twitter

Feb 18th 2018, 3:25 PM 5,648 Views 2 Comments

Can you blame her?

# olympics - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

The intense turn that created a scary luge crash has become the most feared section of the Olympics
# Hairpin
From The42
# Hairpin

The intense turn that created a scary luge crash has become the most feared section of the Olympics

Feb 13th 2018, 9:34 PM 14,208 Views 2 Comments

The curve is a 45-degree turn that turns athletes to the right before making them adjust to the left coming out of it.

# olympics - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics
# Pyeongchang 2018
# Pyeongchang 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics

Feb 6th 2018, 11:49 AM 10,654 Views 27 Comments

The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.

# olympics - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor
# Jailed
# Jailed

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

Jan 24th 2018, 5:52 PM 28,018 Views 54 Comments

More than 100 women and girls accused Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse.

# olympics - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'I didn't want to be alive' - Michael Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression
# Deep End
From The42
# Deep End

'I didn't want to be alive' - Michael Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

Jan 20th 2018, 1:11 PM 4,745 Views 5 Comments

“After every Olympics I think I fell into a major state of depression,” the 32-year-old Phelps said.

# olympics - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics
# Unity
# Unity

Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics

Jan 17th 2018, 1:52 PM 14,401 Views 45 Comments

They’ll be sending a joint ice hockey team and will march under a “unification flag”.