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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Team GB

Last year
# Looking Back
Alex Ferguson was ‘very close’ to managing Team GB
Lord Coe has lifted the lid on his attempt to lure the then-Manchester United boss in 2012.
# tokyo 2020
Great Britain lose Olympic 4x100m relay silver as CJ Ujah found guilty of doping
The team of Ujah, Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake have been stripped of their medal from the 2020 Games.
All time
# Pioneer
The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland
Elsa Desmond is the first woman to represent the country internationally in luge.
# Team GB
UK Sport deny using London Olympians as 'guinea pigs' for DeltaG drink
An investigation by the Mail on Sunday says that 40% of athletes give the drink in 2012 reported side effects.
# Rest In Peace
Talented young British snowboarder dies aged 18
Ellie Soutter won a bronze medal for Great Britain at the 2017 Youth Olympic Winter Festival.
# Long Time Coming
Tearful moment as British athlete is told she's getting an Olympic medal - nine years later
Kelly Sotherton is set to finally become a three-time Olympic medallist.
British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident
The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.
# imposters
Two lads with fake medals blag their way onto Team GB's Olympic 'Heroes' parade
The cheeky pair got past security and onto the women’s hockey team’s float.
# multi-discipline
'I want to leave my sport on a high': Jessica Ennis-Hill announces retirement
The heptathlon star twice claimed Olympic medals and was a double world champion.
# Team GB
This photo of Olympians collecting their luggage at arrival is an absolute disaster
We’ve all been there.
# laura trott
A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment
Trott has won FOUR GOLD MEDALS.
# Row
A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment
Trott has won FOUR GOLD MEDALS.
# Rio 2016
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.
# Olympic Games
Team GB cyclist wins appeal against ban for missed doping test, cleared for Rio
London 2012 silver medalist and reigning world champion Lizzie Armitstead missed three tests, but maintained it was down to an administrative error.
# Baku
Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line
And not a wave in sight.
# 2016 Games
Team GB scrapping their football teams for the Rio Olympics
The English FA has failed to received support from the other countries’ associations.
# Banged up abroad
Here's how 18-year-old Rowan Cheshire looks after crashing on Sochi halfpipe
The Team GB athlete tweeted this image from her hospital bed this morning.
# happy
Olympic medallist Tom Daley comes out on YouTube
‘Of course I still fancy girls,’ the 19-year-old says, ‘but right now I’m dating a guy and I couldn’t be happier.’
# Athletics
Jessica Ennis-Hill is the latest star to pull out of World Athletics Championships
The Olympic champion rules herself out after failing to recover from an Achilles injury.
# Undecided
'If I could play for Northern Ireland I would' - McIlroy ponders opting out of Olympics
The County Down golfer has revealed that he may give the Rio Games a miss altogether in a BBC documentary which will air tonight.
# Profiling
Farah detained in United States under suspicion of being a terrorist
It is not the first time the double Olympic champion has been targeted by the American authorities.
# honours list
Olympic connections dominate Queen's list of New Year honours
Cyclist Bradley Wiggins and sailor Ben Ainslie are knighted, as all 29 British gold medallists from London 2012 receive an honour.
# Decision 2016
54% want Rory McIlroy to declare for Ireland
A new poll has shown the majority of Irish people want the world’s best golfer to choose Ireland at the 2016 Olympic Games.
# Boxing clever
I need to refocus quickly, admits Taylor ahead of historic Olympic decider
I’ll try my best to have a good night’s sleep but we’ll see how we go,” said the Bray woman afterwards.
# London 2012
Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap
Annalise Murphy and Paddy Barnes keep the medal dreams alive while Phelps snatches his 22nd.
# Saddle sore
Paul Kimmage: Irish cyclists put in worst Olympic performances I've ever seen
The award-winning author and Tour de France participant was critical of the London 2012 efforts of Nicolas Roche and Daniel Martin.
# pedigree
Preview: Wiggins' confidence 'sky high' ahead of bid for seventh medal
A podium finish in today’s time-trial would make the Tour de France winner Britain’s greatest Olympian.
# Money Money Money
Wait a minute: Why was that Japanese coach handing a wad of $100 bills to a gymnastics judge?
Don’t tell me it’s just the cost of photocopying these days.
# London 2012
Teenager arrested over Twitter abuse of Team GB star Tom Daley
Police in Dorset have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with the abuse aimed at the Olympic diver
# London 2012
Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink
The swimmer, who won bronze in the pool on Sunday, has tempered the gold medal ambitions of Team GB supporters.
# London 2012
Cavendish left stranded as Vinokourov takes road race gold
David McCann was the best of the Irish in 54th place with Nicolas Roche and cousin Daniel Martin finishing side by side down the field.
# Bell-end
Video: British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt suffers ‘bell malfunction’ [updated]
Jeremy Hunt lost control of the end of his bell earlier today.
London 2012: Senegal spoil Britain party, Brazil survive Egypt fightback
Team GB managed a disappointing 1-1 draw in their Opening match at the Olympics.
# Oops
New gaffe as Welsh star described as 'English'
Welsh midfielder Joe Allen was described as “English” in a team programme.
# Sick note
Gareth Bale is too injured to go to the Olympics - but fit enough to score against the LA Galaxy last night
Watch this video, because something doesn’t quite add up.
# London 2012
Giggs says gold would be career highlight
“This is a big challenge because of the quality that is there in the tournament,” admits the Manchester United winger.
# London 2012
Triple bypass: Injury threatens Idowu's Olympic bid
Idowu, who won triple-jump silver in Beijing, is suffering a hip injury and has not travelled to Portugal with the rest of Team GB.
# masterclass
VIDEO: Brazil show Team GB the gold standard
Goals from Sandro and Neymar helped Brazil secure a 2-0 victory this evening.
# Golden Boy
London 2012: Hoy won't defend individual sprint title
The Olympic champion is “obviously disappointed” after Team GB bosses put forward Jason Kenny in the individual sprint contest.
# Rusty
VIDEO: Poor start for Pearce as Team GB fails to gel in Mexico warm-up
How come nobody had heard about this game until after it had been played?