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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Rio

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Mark English produces superb finish to qualify for the men's 800 metres semi-finals
The UCD man will compete in the semi-final in the early hours of Sunday morning.
'It's hard to explain how much it hurts not being able to realise my Olympic dream'
Irish track star Mary Cullen talks about her latest Games heartbreak, trying to find her way again and why she is excited to see Ciara Mageean take to the track in Rio.
Ross 'not happy' with Olympic Council of Ireland investigation on Rio ticket sale controversy
The Olympic Council of Ireland says there was no impropriety whatsoever from anyone dealing with tickets for the Rio Games.
Police officer shot and killed after becoming lost near Rio slum
A group of Brazilian’s national forces were sprayed with bullets when they took a wrong turn.
Golfers who showed up humbled by those who fought to be here
“And then she tells us she’s a doctor as well. It’s like, ‘You’ve gotta be kidding’ – and that’s what I mean by humbling.”
Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?
Would you be willing to pay over the odds to get to the events you want to go to?
One of the pools at the Olympics has turned green and the Irish are getting blamed
A venue spokesperson said that water tests found “no risk whatsoever to athletes’ health”.
Belief but no expectations yet: Murphy family quietly proud of Annalise in her quest for Olympic glory
Nerves, lighting candles and solidarity diets – a family in pursuit of Olympic glory.
Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists
Athletes, coaches, journalists, photographers and a government minister have all fallen victim to thefts.
Rio 2016 liveblog: Day 4
Keep pace with Ireland’s competitors in Brazil.
World rugby stars hail Caslick as Aussie women claim sevens gold against Kiwis
The top seeds dominated the game either side of half-time.
Battle for bronze: 'It was windy, it was cold and we were two points behind the Germans'
At 22 years of age, Daley is an elder of his sport.
Irishman arrested in connection with touting at Olympics was selling tickets for €7,200 say police
Irish national Kevin James Mallon was described as a director at British firm THG.
Patience is a virtue on Ireland's Olympic hockey journey
The team suffered a heavy loss to the Netherlands last night.
The power of the Olympics: 'If the lads do well, it will change the sport in Ireland forever'
The42 gets the view from the stands at Ireland’s men’s hockey opener against India.
Irishman arrested in Rio on suspicion of ticket touting
The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is providing consular assistance.
Two people have been shot dead at Olympics sites in Rio de Janeiro
Ìn a separate incident, the Brazilian bomb squad have detonated a suspect package near the finishing line of the Olympic men’s cycling road race.
This woman went above and beyond so a man could see his son compete in the Olympics
A lovely act of kindness.
Comedy genius Paddy Barnes taunts McIlroy with Wozniacki selfie
Imagine the state of McIlroy’s mentions since Barnes got to Rio.
In photos: The opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
The 2016 Olympic Games are officially underway.
Ireland’s teen gymnast is getting by with a little help from some unlikely friends
Ellis O’Reilly talks to The42 about staying calm but exploding off the vault as she makes her Olympic debut on Sunday.
Riot police disperse protesters with tear gas as Olympic torch-bearer moons crowd in Rio
One of the torch-bearers dropped his pants to moon the crowd in protest at Brazil’s political situation.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Gary and Paul O'Donovan
Keep an eye on these lads.
Zika, crime waves and political unrest - What's the truth about what Irish fans will face in Rio?
We separated the fact from the fiction.
The time is now: 5 athletes who are ready to light up the Rio Olympics
Who are the contenders gunning to become the star of Rio 2016?
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Pádraig Harrington
Golf’s return to the Games has descended into somewhat of a farce but Harrington will realise a dream by representing Ireland at the Olympics.
Harrington: Winning Olympic gold would add more to my career than a fourth Major
The Dubliner dreams of success in Rio next month.
'It's my decision' - Irish swimmer Ryan defiant amid allegiance switch criticism
The 22-year-old previously represented the US in the sport.
'Realistically we can come home with 8 medals': Paddy Barnes has huge confidence in Irish boxing team
Barnes heads to his third Olympics insisting that anything less than gold would be “a massive failure.”
'I'd blame his PR team for talking shite': Paddy Barnes on McIlroy's Olympics no-show
Paddy Barnes isn’t happy with Rory McIlroy’s recent comments.
Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products
Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.
'I was scared s**tless but I needed to do something about it and sport was the only option'
It’s four years since David Gillick retired from professional athletics. Next week he will represent Ireland at the European Championships. This is his journey back from depression.
'People said ‘are you mad?'' - Ex-hockey star O'Flynn eyes Olympic 7s
The Cork native is part of the Ireland squad striving to secure the last place in Rio.
'I have cried tears & spilled blood in trying to qualify for Rio' - reacting to Rory's decision
Darren O’Neill, Natalya Coyle and Paddy Barnes are amongst those who have spoken out.
Steph Curry is skipping the 2016 Rio Olympics
The Warriors’ talisman is going to sit this one out..
Gunmen run wild in Rio tourist spots ahead of Olympics
There are growing fears for the safety of tourists in even the richest areas of the city.
Rory McIlroy could snub the Olympics due to Zika fears
However, as of now, he says he’s going.
Rio Olympics sets record - in free condoms
An average of 42 condoms per athlete.
Brazil's president could be out on her ear - here's why
Dilma Rousseff is in serious trouble.