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# paralympics - Monday 18 February, 2013

Pistorius cancels all future races as he prepares to face murder charge
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius cancels all future races as he prepares to face murder charge

Feb 18th 2013, 9:56 AM 55,344 Views 45 Comments

Victim Reeva Steenkamp’s funeral will take place tomorrow, the same day as Pistorius faces a bail hearing. He is charged with her murder.

# paralympics - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Oscar Pistorius case: 'No hatred in our hearts' says Reeva Steenkamp's father
# Reeva Steenkamp
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# Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius case: 'No hatred in our hearts' says Reeva Steenkamp's father

Feb 17th 2013, 12:21 PM 36,134 Views 7 Comments

Barry Steenkamp said the Blade Runner may have ‘acted on instinct’

# paralympics - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Oscar Pistorius profile: the inspirational 'Blade Runner'
# Review
From The42
# Review

Oscar Pistorius profile: the inspirational 'Blade Runner'

Feb 14th 2013, 12:16 PM 10,818 Views 15 Comments

The South African athlete is one of the world’s most recognisable sportsmen.

UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

Feb 14th 2013, 10:20 AM 49,132 Views 121 Comments

A case of mistaken identity? The Paralympic gold medallist is said to be in shock after he reportedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.

# paralympics - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Dolan praises Mark Rohan's input to Westmeath football
# Inspiration
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# Inspiration

Dolan praises Mark Rohan's input to Westmeath football

Jan 9th 2013, 1:38 PM 1,407 Views 0 Comments

The Paralympian has been brought on board with the Leinster county’s backroom team for the new season and has already made his mark.

# paralympics - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics

Dec 30th 2012, 8:30 AM 16,660 Views 9 Comments

The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.

# paralympics - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

13 things we didn't know last year
# Review 2012
From The Daily Edge
# Review 2012

13 things we didn't know last year

Dec 26th 2012, 7:30 PM 15,731 Views 8 Comments

Gangnam, Instagram, Mick Wallace’s tax dealings, and how amazing our athletes are.

# paralympics - Sunday 23 December, 2012

In pictures: The RTÉ Sports Awards
# Slideshow
From The42
# Slideshow

In pictures: The RTÉ Sports Awards

Dec 23rd 2012, 11:40 PM 2,744 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s sporting heroes were out in force for this evening’s ceremony.

# paralympics - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Poll: Who should win RTÉ Sports Team of the Year tomorrow night?
# Poll
From The42
# Poll

Poll: Who should win RTÉ Sports Team of the Year tomorrow night?

Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00 PM 7,267 Views 23 Comments

And the nominees are…

# paralympics - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Good news for Irish athletes as London to host 2017 IPC worlds
# London Calling... Again
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# London Calling... Again

Good news for Irish athletes as London to host 2017 IPC worlds

Dec 19th 2012, 12:05 PM 427 Views 0 Comments

The event will take place at London’s Olympic Stadium, just a month before the World Athletics Championships gets under way at the same venue.

# paralympics - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Nothing to see here -- just Oscar Pistorius racing against a horse
# Run Like The Wind
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# Run Like The Wind

Nothing to see here -- just Oscar Pistorius racing against a horse

Dec 16th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,401 Views 5 Comments

The race was held as part of the “Definitely Able” campaign which highlights people who have overcome disability to achieve their dreams.

# paralympics - Monday 10 December, 2012

Leinster, Donegal and Rory Mac dominate RTÉ sports award nominations
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# Awards Season

Leinster, Donegal and Rory Mac dominate RTÉ sports award nominations

Dec 10th 2012, 2:44 PM 5,076 Views 12 Comments

Will it be a case of Jimmy McGuinness winning more accolades at the gala ceremony?

# paralympics - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Paralympic skiier Josh Sundquist dresses up as leg lamp, wins Halloween
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# Halloween

Paralympic skiier Josh Sundquist dresses up as leg lamp, wins Halloween

Oct 31st 2012, 12:36 PM 1,799 Views 1 Comment

You might not have heard of Sundquist before, but you will never forget this costume.

# paralympics - Sunday 16 September, 2012

The sporting tweets of the week: Rory meets a new friend
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# Twittersphere

The sporting tweets of the week: Rory meets a new friend

Sep 16th 2012, 10:30 AM 2,436 Views 4 Comments

This week, Joey Barton gives his thoughts on Hillsborough and Jason Smyth weighs in on the debate over his nationality.

# paralympics - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers

Sep 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,673 Views 1 Comment

Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?

# paralympics - Friday 14 September, 2012

In pictures: Ireland's Paralympians attend a government reception
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# Say Cheese

In pictures: Ireland's Paralympians attend a government reception

Sep 14th 2012, 5:12 PM 6,260 Views 16 Comments

Gold medal winners Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop were among those in attendance today.

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Sep 14th 2012, 9:00 AM 318 Views 0 Comments

Your weekend starts here. Grab a cup of coffee and get stuck into the morning’s important sports news.

Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh
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# Heroes

Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh

Sep 14th 2012, 8:27 AM 2,255 Views 4 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be hosting a reception later today for the Irish team to celebrate their haul of sixteen medals at London 2012.

# paralympics - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics
# Top Of The World
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# Top Of The World

Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics

Sep 12th 2012, 3:53 PM 7,086 Views 14 Comments

We’ve crunched through the Paralympics medal table to reveal just how well Ireland really did…

# paralympics - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Sep 11th 2012, 9:00 AM 417 Views 1 Comment

Here’s everything you need to know this morning — apart from which tube stop is closest to Craven Cottage.

# paralympics - Monday 10 September, 2012

Pics: Welcome home! Ireland's medal-laden Paralympic heroes return
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Pics: Welcome home! Ireland's medal-laden Paralympic heroes return

Sep 10th 2012, 9:50 PM 12,491 Views 26 Comments

A warm welcome for our athletes back in Dublin tonight.

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes
# Paralympics 2012
From The42
# Paralympics 2012

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes

Sep 10th 2012, 11:14 AM 2,500 Views 1 Comment

Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.

The Morning Score: Monday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Sep 10th 2012, 9:00 AM 506 Views 0 Comments

Time to seize the week – here’s everything you need to know this Monday morning.

# paralympics - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Festival of the Flame: Paralympics closes in spectacular fashion
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Festival of the Flame: Paralympics closes in spectacular fashion

Sep 9th 2012, 11:03 PM 2,654 Views 3 Comments

The Games drew to a close at London’s Olympic Stadium tonight.

Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold
# Golden Moments
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# Golden Moments

Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold

Sep 9th 2012, 2:21 PM 872 Views 0 Comments

GB’s David Weir won his fourth gold of the Paralympics, beating rivals Marcel Hug and Kurt Fearnley in the marathon on Sunday.

Paralympic Breakfast: Time to say goodbye
# Endgame
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# Endgame

Paralympic Breakfast: Time to say goodbye

Sep 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,929 Views 1 Comment

Brace yourselves, the Games are almost over, but first…

# paralympics - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Paralympic Village: Team Ireland pack up their medals
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From The42
# Awesome

Paralympic Village: Team Ireland pack up their medals

Sep 8th 2012, 10:47 PM 9,320 Views 12 Comments

Plus, Oscar Pistorius waits for the final track event to reassert his dominance.

Paralympics 2012: No medal for McDonald despite PB
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From The42
# Unlucky

Paralympics 2012: No medal for McDonald despite PB

Sep 8th 2012, 9:00 PM 4,746 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, James Scully brought the curtain down on Ireland’s involvement and called it ‘the best experience of his life’.

Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Numbers

Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers

Sep 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,695 Views 1 Comment

How much is Ireland’s stash of Paralympic medals worth? And how much does the ‘typical’ debs cost?

Paralympics 2012: McDonald and Scully reach final, Keane misses out (updated)
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From The42
# Latest

Paralympics 2012: McDonald and Scully reach final, Keane misses out (updated)

Sep 8th 2012, 1:34 PM 3,195 Views 1 Comment

The gold medallist has qualified for this evening’s event with a time of 1:10.59.

Paralympic breakfast: Triumphant Team Ireland hoping to end Games on a high
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# Preview

Paralympic breakfast: Triumphant Team Ireland hoping to end Games on a high

Sep 8th 2012, 7:20 AM 3,973 Views 6 Comments

Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan are among those hoping to add to the Irish side’s medal haul today.

# paralympics - Friday 7 September, 2012

Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status
# Team Ireland
From The42
# Team Ireland

Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status

Sep 7th 2012, 11:25 PM 8,012 Views 17 Comments

The sprinter, along with Mark Rohan and Catherine O’Neill, added to Ireland’s medal haul today.

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style
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# Legend

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style

Sep 7th 2012, 8:44 PM 10,718 Views 25 Comments

The Irish athlete recorded a time of 21.05 at the Olympic Stadium tonight.

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal

Sep 7th 2012, 8:00 PM 8,563 Views 12 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Mark Rohan's coach deserves the gold medal for Paralympics celebrations
# Ballsy
From The42
# Ballsy

Mark Rohan's coach deserves the gold medal for Paralympics celebrations

Sep 7th 2012, 4:31 PM 3,129 Views 2 Comments

The look on Rohan’s face says it all – consider that your (possibly) NSFW warning if you’re unsure whether to click.

Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal
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From The42
# Discus

Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal

Sep 7th 2012, 3:30 PM 1,680 Views 2 Comments

The Wexford woman threw a season’s best 5.66m in the discus to secure Ireland’s third silver of the Games.