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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Rio

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The second-most decorated male swimmer in history's Olympic career looks over
Ryan Lochte’s bid to make a fifth Games ended in an emotional 200m medley defeat.
Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions
The pair are facing lengthy lay-offs after they were knocked out at UFC 237 in Rio.
'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil
The Irishman knocked out the featherweight kingpin in 2015, ending his 10-year unbeaten run.
'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio
The fire “spread very quickly”, officials said.
Baby killed and 17 injured as car ploughs into crowds in Rio de Janeiro
The driver has told investigators he suffered a seizure.
Brazilian Olympic Committee President arrested over vote-buying scheme to bring games to Rio
Prosecutor Fabiana Schenider said, “We are showing that Brazil is no longer a paradise for corrupt people, for thieves.”
Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November
Prosecutors said that if Hickey doesn’t attend the trial, he would forfeit the €400,000 bond he paid.
Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics
Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said Irish athletes were treated ‘shambolically’ in terms of ticket allocation.
Pat Hickey and other key figures criticised for not cooperating with Rio ticketing probe
The 226-page report into the ticketing scandal has been published online this afternoon.
Shane Ross: 'We can still hold statutory inquiry into Rio ticketing affair'
A report on the ticket scandal is due to be published today.
Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies
The Brazilian government has sent almost 10,000 troops to help the police in Rio de Janeiro state.
'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'
The O’Donovan brothers talk the Rio and the past, how they feel about their media portrayal and what’s coming up next.
Irish star ends extended break from athletics following disastrous injury run
Ciarán Ó Lionáird is taking a different approach to running these days.
Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador
Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.
Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb
Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.
Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas
He had been in Brazil for more than four months after his passport was seized by officials.
Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland
Mallon was arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games.
Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas
The former OCI boss arrived in Dublin last night after spending time with family in the UK.
Pat Hickey has his passport back and may be on his way to Ireland
Kevin Mallon may have his back by the end of the week.
It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas
He could have his passport back later today.
Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum
The incident followed a day of intense clashes between police and gang members in the notorious favela.
'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'
Two of Ireland’s Paralympic athletes on not letting a disability define them and how they got tough in the face of adversity.
Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report
The report into the governance of the OCI will be published soon.
This Irish Paralympian's dad was the proudest man in Rio yesterday
Olé olé olé olé.
Broken your prosthetic leg? Go to the Paralympic 'hospital'
The firm running the ‘clinic’ shipped 300 plastic feet and tonnes of other hardware to Rio.
Sonia O'Sullivan says she will "have to review" her position on the Olympic Council board
She added that as a board, ticket sales had never been raised.
VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars
The controversial swimmer was making his debut on the show.
Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600
Mark Ward’s criticism comes as backbench Fine Gael TD Noel Rock prepares to publish bill to ban ticket touting in the coming weeks.
"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges
On Friday night Hickey, who has temporarily stepped aside as President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, was charged with criminal organisation, ticket touting, ambush marketing, larceny, money laundering, and tax evasion.
Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio
The passports of the two Irish men have been retained.
OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal
Deloitte has been put in charge of the task.
Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director
Rio police are seeking the arrest of OCI sports director Martin Burke, though he is not named on the same charges as Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon.
New individuals to be named as part of Rio ticket controversy on Thursday
Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were formally charged by the public prosecutor today.
'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro
The Belfast fighter won’t be heading for Tokyo.
Pat Hickey's family says he's receiving 'necessary support' from Irish Government
The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the 71-year-old, his family has said.
Pat Hickey says he will stay in Rio to fight charges after being released from prison
He was driven from Bangu Prison in a blacked-out car.
Pat Hickey's family 'terrified about being chased down the street'
A solicitor for the family of Pat Hickey said his family are struggling with the case.
Irishman Kevin Mallon released from Rio jail after three weeks
Mallon had been at Rio’s Bangu prison along with former OCI President Pat Hickey.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Kevin Mallon to be released on bail, a big win for Paul O’Donovan and a day of mourning in Italy.
Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation"
Anne Marie James says that the former Olympic executive has already been denied a fair trial.