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# profile - Monday 22 October, 2012

Lance Armstrong - downfall of a sporting icon
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Lance Armstrong - downfall of a sporting icon

Oct 22nd 2012, 12:39 PM 7,592 Views 49 Comments

This afternoon’s announcement from the UCI that the Texan would lose his seven Tour titles leaves his legacy in tatters.

# profile - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Meet Travis T. Tygart: The man who’s taking down Lance
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Meet Travis T. Tygart: The man who’s taking down Lance

Oct 21st 2012, 11:20 AM 1,025 Views 0 Comments

USADA’s chief executive has brushed off threats against his life to try and clean up cycling.

# profile - Friday 28 September, 2012

Meet the players: America’s Ryder Cup 2012 team
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Meet the players: America’s Ryder Cup 2012 team

Sep 28th 2012, 7:42 AM 503 Views 0 Comments

America have only won one of the last five Ryder Cups. These 12 Americans will be hoping to right that wrong in Medinah this weekend.

# profile - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Meet the players: Europe's Ryder Cup 2012 team
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Meet the players: Europe's Ryder Cup 2012 team

Sep 27th 2012, 7:47 AM 4,566 Views 14 Comments

Jose Maria Olazabal leads 12 of Europe’s finest to defend the Ryder Cup in Medinah this week. Here’s the team.

# profile - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Between us and our dreams: Who is Luke Campbell?
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Between us and our dreams: Who is Luke Campbell?

Aug 11th 2012, 10:42 AM 1,896 Views 0 Comments

John Joe Nevin’s opponent is a decent lad and a great boxer, there must be some Irish in him.

# profile - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava?
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Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava?

Aug 9th 2012, 9:00 AM 8,823 Views 19 Comments

Only one woman can stop Katie Taylor from winning gold in London this afternoon, and she’s a familiar foe. Here’s what you need to know about Sofya Ochigava of Russia.

# profile - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Bigger than 'Slumdog': Boyle tackles the Olympics
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Bigger than 'Slumdog': Boyle tackles the Olympics

Jul 26th 2012, 7:44 AM 3,630 Views 8 Comments

The director of Trainspotting and The Beach faces his biggest challenge as he tries to pull off London’s opening ceremony tomorrow night.

# profile - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Olympics preview: Federer targets gold at Wimbledon
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Olympics preview: Federer targets gold at Wimbledon

Jul 22nd 2012, 10:36 AM 293 Views 0 Comments

One Mr R Federer will feel right at home on Centre Court when the Olympics kick off later this week.

# profile - Saturday 21 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor
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London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor

Jul 21st 2012, 3:52 PM 5,036 Views 26 Comments

The man who needs little introduction.

# profile - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

London 2012: Seb Coe the organiser still outpacing his rivals
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London 2012: Seb Coe the organiser still outpacing his rivals

Jul 18th 2012, 8:04 AM 3,564 Views 5 Comments

Coe’s transition from double Olympic gold medallist to head of the London organising committee has made him the face of the Games before a single medal has been won

# profile - Saturday 14 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Joanne Cuddihy
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London 2012: Introducing… Joanne Cuddihy

Jul 14th 2012, 3:51 PM 4,089 Views 2 Comments

The 400m athlete and former UCD Medicine student is hoping to make amends for her disappointing performance in 2008.

# profile - Thursday 12 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Ava Hutchinson
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London 2012: Introducing… Ava Hutchinson

Jul 12th 2012, 7:23 PM 3,755 Views 1 Comment

The former Late Late Show researcher says she’s hoping to be “as competitive as possible” in the Olympics.

# profile - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Sycerika McMahon
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London 2012: Introducing… Sycerika McMahon

Jul 11th 2012, 12:03 PM 5,602 Views 7 Comments

The Portaferry teenager will be hoping to confirm her considerable potential this summer.

# profile - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Olive Loughnane
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London 2012: Introducing… Olive Loughnane

Jul 10th 2012, 12:01 PM 4,417 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old three-time Olympian is ready for yet another bite at the cherry.

# profile - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Colin Griffin
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London 2012: Introducing... Colin Griffin

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:00 PM 3,383 Views 2 Comments

Leitrim’s endurance walker is next up for a bit of Jimmy’s scrutiny.

# profile - Sunday 1 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Melanie Nocher
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London 2012: Introducing… Melanie Nocher

Jul 1st 2012, 10:24 PM 6,439 Views 9 Comments

Our latest in the series looks at the 24-year-old swimmer from Holywood Co Down.

London 2012: Introducing... Ciaran O’Lionaird
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London 2012: Introducing... Ciaran O’Lionaird

Jul 1st 2012, 6:41 PM 3,806 Views 3 Comments

Our head count of team Ireland continues today with the irrepressible 1500m star.

# profile - Saturday 30 June, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Kieran Behan
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London 2012: Introducing... Kieran Behan

Jun 30th 2012, 4:22 PM 4,239 Views 2 Comments

Our athlete-by-athlete guide continues with a man who has overcome more than most to make the short trip to London.

# profile - Friday 29 June, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Michael Conlan
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London 2012: Introducing... Michael Conlan

Jun 29th 2012, 8:00 PM 5,084 Views 0 Comments

Our look at Ireland’s Olympic hopefuls continues with a genuine medal contender in young Belfast flyweight Michael Conlan.

London 2012: Introducing… Natalya Coyle
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London 2012: Introducing… Natalya Coyle

Jun 29th 2012, 1:43 PM 6,320 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s first modern pentathlon representative since the 1980s is a prodigious 21-year-old.

# profile - Thursday 28 June, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Gavin Noble
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London 2012: Introducing... Gavin Noble

Jun 28th 2012, 12:23 PM 2,455 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s first ever male Olympic triathlete is today’s entry in our athlete-by-athlete guide to the games.

# profile - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Deirdre Ryan
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London 2012: Introducing... Deirdre Ryan

Jun 27th 2012, 8:20 PM 4,906 Views 0 Comments

High jump hopeful Deirdre Ryan is next under the spotlight as we continue our athlete-by-athlete guide to Ireland’s Olympic squad.

London 2012: Introducing… Barry Murphy
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London 2012: Introducing… Barry Murphy

Jun 27th 2012, 3:43 PM 1,156 Views 0 Comments

With 30 days to go until the Olympics begin, we dive into the pool to begin our new series on Ireland’s medal hopefuls. Meet Barry Murphy.

# profile - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Del Bosque, Trapattoni coaches of the old school
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Del Bosque, Trapattoni coaches of the old school

Jun 14th 2012, 10:00 AM 249 Views 0 Comments

They’re tams may be in different classes but the respective Spain and Ireland bosses have a lot in common.

# profile - Saturday 5 May, 2012

A Canterbury tale: What makes Rob Penney qualified to get Munster back to the top of European rugby?
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A Canterbury tale: What makes Rob Penney qualified to get Munster back to the top of European rugby?

May 5th 2012, 8:35 AM 990 Views 1 Comment

Well, this CV does…

# profile - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Paulino Alcantara: Barca's forgotten man deserves his place in history
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Paulino Alcantara: Barca's forgotten man deserves his place in history

Mar 22nd 2012, 1:44 PM 2,755 Views 3 Comments

Lionel Messi officially became Barcelona’s top goalscorer this week, but one man has scored 130 more goals than him in the blue and red.

# profile - Friday 15 July, 2011

Google Plus addresses gender and grammar worries
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Google Plus addresses gender and grammar worries

Jul 15th 2011, 2:20 PM 851 Views 3 Comments

Users will now be able to hide their gender identity from other Google Plus members, while statistics reveal that three quarters of users are male.

# profile - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Just when it was safe to get back in the water: Ian Thorpe returns
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Just when it was safe to get back in the water: Ian Thorpe returns

Feb 3rd 2011, 12:50 PM 1,310 Views 0 Comments

Mark Corcoran profiles the returning Australian who is aiming to blow Michael Phelps out of the water in London next year.