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#2016 Olympics

From The42 One year on from the Rio Olympics, the venues look like they've been abandoned for decades Legacy
From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: 'We can still hold statutory inquiry into Rio ticketing affair' 2016 Olympics

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

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

From The42 Farah spokesperson says suggestion of misconduct 'entirely false' after Fancy Bears hack Scrutiny

Farah spokesperson says suggestion of misconduct 'entirely false' after Fancy Bears hack

One of the documents shared in the latest leak suggests the star’s biological passport was viewed by an expert as “suspicious”.

From The42 Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses' Rio Review

Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses'

Sport Ireland’s 212-page ‘Rio Review’ was published today.

From The42 Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking Looking Back

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking

The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.

From The42 7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure Mind Games

7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure

Allyson Felix tunes out distractions and other psychological strategies.

From The42 Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events Controversy

Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events

Donnelly bet on himself to lose his last 16 bout but ended up winning.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Historic Olympic day for Ireland and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Historic Olympic day for Ireland and all today's sport

Judy Reynolds, Scott Evans and Seamus Power all impressed in Rio.

From TheJournal.ie Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists Distraction

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman arrested in connection with touting at Olympics was selling tickets for €7,200 say police Touting

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.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Rob Heffernan The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Rob Heffernan

The 38-year-old Corkman will become the first Irish athlete to compete in five consecutive Olympics’.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Michael Conlan The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Michael Conlan

The Belfast native travels to Rio high in confidence.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Aileen Reid The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Aileen Reid

The Derry native is gearing up for her second appearance at the Games.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Judy Reynolds The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Judy Reynolds

Reynolds and her horse Vancouver K will be flying the flag for Ireland in dressage in Rio.

From The42 'I'm definitely starting as one of the favourites and I'll be marked in that way' Road To Rio This post contains videos

'I'm definitely starting as one of the favourites and I'll be marked in that way'

Ireland’s Dan Martin has his sights set on glory in the Olympic cycling road race this Saturday.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Paul Pollock The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Paul Pollock

The Co. Down man will compete in one of the last events in the Games.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Sanita Puspure The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Sanita Puspure

The Latvian-born rower will be representing Ireland at an Olympics for the second time.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Breege Connolly The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Breege Connolly

Leitrim runner set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 38.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shane Ryan The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shane Ryan

The 22-year-old is one of three swimmers to represent Ireland in Rio.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Pádraig Harrington The Jerries

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.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Greg Broderick (and Going Global) The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Greg Broderick (and Going Global)

Ireland’s only show-jumper at the Games is confident his mount can rise to the occasion.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Annalise Murphy The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Annalise Murphy

The Dubliner just missed out on a medal in London and is putting in the work to medal this time around.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Thomas Barr The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Thomas Barr

The national record holder will be hoping that his injury problems won’t cost him in Rio.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shannon McCurley The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shannon McCurley

Australian-born cyclist set to make history despite nightmare run of injuries.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Lizzie Lee The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Lizzie Lee

Bishopstown’s Lizzie Lee is set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 36.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Steven Donnelly The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Steven Donnelly

The Ballymena brawler is confident of winning a medal after qualifying at the expense of Adam Nolan.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Tori Pena The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Tori Pena

California’s Pena has already made Irish athletics history – now she’s hoping for more.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Brendan Boyce The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Brendan Boyce

The Donegal native will participate in the 50k race walk in Rio.

From The42 'It's my decision' - Irish swimmer Ryan defiant amid allegiance switch criticism Interview

'It's my decision' - Irish swimmer Ryan defiant amid allegiance switch criticism

The 22-year-old previously represented the US in the sport.

From The42 Two of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls had their final prep runs before Rio tonight Road To Rio

Two of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls had their final prep runs before Rio tonight

Ciara Mageean ran an 800m PB while Mark English recorded his best time of the season.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe

The Thomastown native will be taking part in the Modern Pentathlon.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Mark English The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Mark English

The man from Donegal will be flying the flag for Ireland in the men’s 800m in Rio next month.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: The 3-day eventing team The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: The 3-day eventing team

Clare Abbott, Jonty Evans, Mark Kyle and Padraig McCarthy make up the quartet.

From The42 Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics Doping

Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics

Decision paves the way for a blanket ban on the entire Russian team.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Leona Maguire The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Leona Maguire

The Cavan native was ranked 1st in the world on the women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking up until recently.

From The42 At the age of 40(!) sprinter Kim Collins will compete at his 6th Olympics Kimpossible

At the age of 40(!) sprinter Kim Collins will compete at his 6th Olympics

The St Kitts and Nevis man has resolved a row with his national body stemming from missed training at London 2012.

From The42 IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide Exclusion

IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide

The Games’ governing body are cutting it tight for the world’s biggest country.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Finn Lynch The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Finn Lynch

The Carlow Laser sailor will be the youngest Irish helmsman ever to compete at the Olympics.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Ciara Everard The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Ciara Everard

The Kilkenny native is next up in our series looking at the Irish team heading to Rio.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Fiona Doyle The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Fiona Doyle

This Canada-based Limerick woman knows her way around a medal presentation.

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