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# rio - Saturday 19 June, 2021

The second-most decorated male swimmer in history's Olympic career looks over
# End Of The Road
From The42
# End Of The Road

The second-most decorated male swimmer in history's Olympic career looks over

Jun 19th 2021, 6:04 PM 12,227 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Lochte’s bid to make a fifth Games ended in an emotional 200m medley defeat.

# rio - Monday 13 May, 2019

Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions
# UFC
From The42
# UFC

Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions

May 13th 2019, 8:06 AM 10,725 Views 2 Comments

The pair are facing lengthy lay-offs after they were knocked out at UFC 237 in Rio.

# rio - Monday 4 February, 2019

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil
# Run It Back
From The42
# Run It Back

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil

Feb 4th 2019, 3:45 PM 7,946 Views 6 Comments

The Irishman knocked out the featherweight kingpin in 2015, ending his 10-year unbeaten run.

# rio - Monday 3 September, 2018

'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio
# Incalcuable
# Incalcuable

'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio

Sep 3rd 2018, 7:12 AM 14,461 Views 6 Comments

The fire “spread very quickly”, officials said.

# rio - Friday 19 January, 2018

Baby killed and 17 injured as car ploughs into crowds in Rio de Janeiro
# Copacabana
# Copacabana

Baby killed and 17 injured as car ploughs into crowds in Rio de Janeiro

Jan 19th 2018, 7:22 AM 16,667 Views 10 Comments

The driver has told investigators he suffered a seizure.

# rio - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Brazilian Olympic Committee President arrested over vote-buying scheme to bring games to Rio
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

Brazilian Olympic Committee President arrested over vote-buying scheme to bring games to Rio

Oct 5th 2017, 9:54 PM 9,005 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutor Fabiana Schenider said, “We are showing that Brazil is no longer a paradise for corrupt people, for thieves.”

# rio - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November
# Rio Ticketing Scandal
# Rio Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November

Sep 5th 2017, 4:42 PM 8,700 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors said that if Hickey doesn’t attend the trial, he would forfeit the €400,000 bond he paid.

# rio - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics
# Ticket Problems
# Ticket Problems

Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics

Aug 17th 2017, 2:20 PM 22,683 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said Irish athletes were treated ‘shambolically’ in terms of ticket allocation.

# rio - Monday 14 August, 2017

Pat Hickey and other key figures criticised for not cooperating with Rio ticketing probe
# Ticketing Scandal
# Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey and other key figures criticised for not cooperating with Rio ticketing probe

Aug 14th 2017, 3:40 PM 18,586 Views 0 Comments

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'
# 2016 Olympics
# 2016 Olympics

Shane Ross: 'We can still hold statutory inquiry into Rio ticketing affair'

Aug 14th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,839 Views 0 Comments

A report on the ticket scandal is due to be published today.

# rio - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies
# Brazil
# Brazil

Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies

Aug 12th 2017, 1:00 PM 19,433 Views 19 Comments

The Brazilian government has sent almost 10,000 troops to help the police in Rio de Janeiro state.

# rio - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'
# Pull Like A Dog
From The42
# Pull Like A Dog

'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'

Mar 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,157 Views 0 Comments

The O’Donovan brothers talk the Rio and the past, how they feel about their media portrayal and what’s coming up next.

# rio - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Irish star ends extended break from athletics following disastrous injury run
# Back On Track
From The42
# Back On Track

Irish star ends extended break from athletics following disastrous injury run

Jan 19th 2017, 3:38 PM 5,962 Views 4 Comments

Ciarán Ó Lionáird is taking a different approach to running these days.

# rio - Friday 30 December, 2016

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador
# Mystery
# Mystery

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador

Dec 30th 2016, 8:05 AM 17,286 Views 5 Comments

Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.

# rio - Monday 26 December, 2016

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Dec 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,831 Views 3 Comments

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.

# rio - Friday 23 December, 2016

Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas
# Brazil
# Brazil

Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas

Dec 23rd 2016, 1:57 PM 8,413 Views 0 Comments

He had been in Brazil for more than four months after his passport was seized by officials.

# rio - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland
# Rio Tickets
# Rio Tickets

Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland

Dec 21st 2016, 9:30 AM 5,575 Views 0 Comments

Mallon was arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games.

# rio - Monday 19 December, 2016

Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas
# Pat Hickey
# Pat Hickey

Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas

Dec 19th 2016, 9:39 AM 14,868 Views 0 Comments

The former OCI boss arrived in Dublin last night after spending time with family in the UK.

# rio - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Pat Hickey has his passport back and may be on his way to Ireland
# Home From Rio
# Home From Rio

Pat Hickey has his passport back and may be on his way to Ireland

Dec 14th 2016, 3:15 PM 6,884 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Mallon may have his back by the end of the week.

# rio - Monday 12 December, 2016

It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas
# On A Jet Plane
# On A Jet Plane

It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas

Dec 12th 2016, 1:52 PM 9,825 Views 0 Comments

He could have his passport back later today.

# rio - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum
# Brazil
# Brazil

Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum

Nov 20th 2016, 11:42 AM 15,707 Views 6 Comments

The incident followed a day of intense clashes between police and gang members in the notorious favela.

# rio - Thursday 10 November, 2016

'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'
# Challenge
# Challenge

'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'

Nov 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,218 Views 3 Comments

Two of Ireland’s Paralympic athletes on not letting a disability define them and how they got tough in the face of adversity.

# rio - Friday 28 October, 2016

Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report
# Olympics
# Olympics

Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report

Oct 28th 2016, 8:05 AM 11,703 Views 0 Comments

The report into the governance of the OCI will be published soon.

# rio - Saturday 17 September, 2016

This Irish Paralympian's dad was the proudest man in Rio yesterday
# Proud Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Proud Dad

This Irish Paralympian's dad was the proudest man in Rio yesterday

Sep 17th 2016, 10:50 AM 5,092 Views 0 Comments

Olé olé olé olé.

Broken your prosthetic leg? Go to the Paralympic 'hospital'
# Rio
# Rio

Broken your prosthetic leg? Go to the Paralympic 'hospital'

Sep 17th 2016, 8:45 AM 10,480 Views 0 Comments

The firm running the ‘clinic’ shipped 300 plastic feet and tonnes of other hardware to Rio.

# rio - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Sonia O'Sullivan says she will "have to review" her position on the Olympic Council board
# OCI
# OCI

Sonia O'Sullivan says she will "have to review" her position on the Olympic Council board

Sep 14th 2016, 10:28 PM 33,229 Views 0 Comments

She added that as a board, ticket sales had never been raised.

# rio - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars
# Ballroom Chancer
# Ballroom Chancer

VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars

Sep 13th 2016, 4:19 PM 27,969 Views 12 Comments

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
# Touting
# Touting

Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600

Sep 13th 2016, 3:48 PM 37,637 Views 76 Comments

Mark Ward’s criticism comes as backbench Fine Gael TD Noel Rock prepares to publish bill to ban ticket touting in the coming weeks.

# rio - Sunday 11 September, 2016

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges

Sep 11th 2016, 6:29 PM 33,970 Views 0 Comments

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.

# rio - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio
# Tickets
# Tickets

Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio

Sep 10th 2016, 12:26 AM 29,382 Views 0 Comments

The passports of the two Irish men have been retained.

# rio - Friday 9 September, 2016

OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal
# Rio Tickets
# Rio Tickets

OCI to take one month to review how it's governed in wake of ticket scandal

Sep 9th 2016, 8:01 PM 9,491 Views 0 Comments

Deloitte has been put in charge of the task.

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director
# Martin Burke
# Martin Burke

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director

Sep 9th 2016, 7:54 AM 18,771 Views 0 Comments

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.

# rio - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

New individuals to be named as part of Rio ticket controversy on Thursday
# Scandal
# Scandal

New individuals to be named as part of Rio ticket controversy on Thursday

Sep 6th 2016, 9:41 PM 52,132 Views 0 Comments

Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were formally charged by the public prosecutor today.

# rio - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro
# Rio
From The42
# Rio

'I'm done with amateur boxing' - Michael Conlan confirms he's going pro

Sep 3rd 2016, 11:55 AM 12,059 Views 15 Comments

The Belfast fighter won’t be heading for Tokyo.

# rio - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Pat Hickey's family says he's receiving 'necessary support' from Irish Government
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

Pat Hickey's family says he's receiving 'necessary support' from Irish Government

Aug 31st 2016, 7:54 PM 18,017 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the 71-year-old, his family has said.

# rio - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Pat Hickey says he will stay in Rio to fight charges after being released from prison
# Bangu Prison
# Bangu Prison

Pat Hickey says he will stay in Rio to fight charges after being released from prison

Aug 30th 2016, 4:35 PM 40,663 Views 0 Comments

He was driven from Bangu Prison in a blacked-out car.

# rio - Monday 29 August, 2016

Pat Hickey's family 'terrified about being chased down the street'
# Investigation
# Investigation

Pat Hickey's family 'terrified about being chased down the street'

Aug 29th 2016, 12:02 PM 49,691 Views 0 Comments

A solicitor for the family of Pat Hickey said his family are struggling with the case.

# rio - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Irishman Kevin Mallon released from Rio jail after three weeks
# Tickets
# Tickets

Irishman Kevin Mallon released from Rio jail after three weeks

Aug 28th 2016, 1:20 PM 52,632 Views 0 Comments

Mallon had been at Rio’s Bangu prison along with former OCI President Pat Hickey.

# rio - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 27th 2016, 7:57 PM 19,696 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Tickets
# Tickets

Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation"

Aug 27th 2016, 12:49 PM 29,241 Views 0 Comments

Anne Marie James says that the former Olympic executive has already been denied a fair trial.

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