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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Rio

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Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games
It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.
Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil
Lochte and three other American swimmers made false allegations of being robbed at gunpoint on a night out at the Olympics.
Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid
Meanwhile, a Brazilian police commissioner said he does not object to the former OCI boss being put under house arrest.
OCI has appointed a security firm to secure, copy and seal all its data for the Government's inquiry
Today the Government announced that the inquiry, chaired by Justice Carroll Moran, will examine ticket sales for the London (2012) and Sochi (2014) Games, as well as Rio 2016.
Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'
Former OCI president Pat Hickey, who has been at the notorious Bangu prison in Rio since Thursday, may not now face a judge until later in the week.
Speedo drops Ryan Lochte for making up robbery story
The story was a major embarrassment for Team USA at the Rio games.
OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"
The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.
Pictures: 16 days and 975 medals later, the Rio Olympics went out with a bang
The closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium was spectacular to say the least.
Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today
Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.
"I do have sympathy for Pat Hickey. A 71-year-old man being filmed naked isn't to my tastes"
28-year-old Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has made a name for himself as one of the harshest critics of the OCI’s actions in Rio.
Caster Semenya cruises to women's 800m gold
It was never in doubt.
Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons
The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal
'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan
Rob Heffernan was a happy man, crossing the finish line in sixth position.
Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?
Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.
British TV presenter Charlie Webster brought out of induced coma in Rio
The presenter fell ill with a rare strain of malaria.
Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium
The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.
Pat Hickey taken from Rio hospital in a wheelchair
Hickey has had cardiac issues in the past and was taken to hospital as a precaution.
The entire country is now in love with Thomas Barr and his whole family
Best fourth placer ever!
British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital
It’s understood that she was placed in an induced coma last night.
Olympic Council of Ireland will defend itself "to the hilt" - acting president
Former president Pat Hickey remains in a Rio hospital following his arrest by Brazilian police on touting charges yesterday.
Pat Hickey will spend night in Rio hospital as police arrest him over Olympic ticket scandal
Hickey is facing three charges and a possible seven years in jail.
This joyous pic from Rio shows two of our champs celebrating their wins together
That silver medallist swag.
This joyous pic from Rio shows two of our champs celebrating their wins together
That silver medallist swag.
That time we went drifting with hurdles star Thomas Barr
We spoke to the Irish athlete about life on and off the track.
'She kept her head. She was going to take that medal home if it killed her'
A silver lining for Annalise Murphy after the pain of London 2012.
Shane Ross not giving up hope on reaching deal with Olympic Council of Ireland
The Minister said he was ‘disappointed and stunned’ by the OCI’s decision.
Michael Fennelly ruled out of All-Ireland final with ruptured Achilles tendon
It’s a cruel blow for the 31-year-old midfielder who was in excellent form for the Cats on Saturday.
'She's still number one to us': Katie will get a warm welcome home in Bray, locals say
Hopes were high as some 5,000 people gathered in Taylor’s home town today. She’s still a hero in Bray.
'The world and their mother are happy for them': O'Donovan family on historic Olympic win
The brothers said they haven’t had a chance to let their silver medal win sink in.
Everyone is sharing this class photo of Usain Bolt winning at the Olympics last night
Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal
After heartbreak four years ago, the sailor has a massive opportunity today.
'This is just the beginning for me. I'll be back stronger, faster and better next year'
A visibly upset but defiant Ciara Mageean anticipates great things for herself.
'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments
Fionnuala McCormack crossed the line in 20th position.
Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon
A PB run from the Wicklow woman.
Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal
The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.
After a brave run, Mark English fails to qualify for Olympic final
The Donegal man came across the line in fifth position, not quite enough to progress.
Mo Farah falls, then takes gold in the 10,000m Olympic final
An incredible 10,000m men’s final wows the crowd at the Olympic Stadium.
7 times YouTube didn't have a notion what the O'Donovan brothers were saying
What YouTube thought they said: “Neighbour of screens.” What they actually said: “Skibbereen.”
'My tactics were to qualify in whatever means possible': Ciara Mageean has given herself one job in Rio
With steely determination and composure, Ciara Mageean made an impressive Olympic debut in Rio.
Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track
“My doping is training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise I’m crystal clean,” Olympic gold medalist Ayana said today after smashing the world record by 14 seconds.