Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 5 °C Monday 18 November, 2019

#London Olympics

From TheJournal.ie These are 15 of the most questionable corporate logos in history Marketing Fail

These are 15 of the most questionable corporate logos in history

That’s one happy satellite dish.

From The42 Ireland's Rob Heffernan set to receive bronze medal for 2010 Euros Success

Ireland's Rob Heffernan set to receive bronze medal for 2010 Euros

The star said on Twitter today that he has been told “unofficially” that he was set to receive the accolade.

From The42 Hard work finally pays off for one of Ireland's greatest athletes Profile This post contains videos

Hard work finally pays off for one of Ireland's greatest athletes

Rob Heffernan gets the medal he so richly deserved after years of dedication and close calls.

From The42 Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier Focus

Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier

The 30-year-old American had run the fastest time in the world this year of 9.75 seconds.

From The42 Indian Olympic medallist took heroin 12 times - police Controversy

Indian Olympic medallist took heroin 12 times - police

Boxer Vijender Singh won a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Games, as well as competing in London four years later.

From The42 VIDEO: The 2012 Olympics completely changed how we consume sports Gold This post contains videos

VIDEO: The 2012 Olympics completely changed how we consume sports

Some of the numbers are staggering, such as how social media discussion of certain brands grew nearly 1500% after ads for those companies ran during the London Games.

From TheJournal.ie Security firm loses €100 million over London Olympics failure London Olympics

Security firm loses €100 million over London Olympics failure

Military personnel and other security had to step in after security firm G4S failed to meet the terms of its contract last summer.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back Opinion

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back

We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.

From TheJournal.ie First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012 Odd Couples This post contains videos

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012

From Lady Gaga hanging out with Julian Assange to Tupac Shakur’s Coachella performance, here’s our shortlist of the stranger celebrity and political encounters of the year.

From The42 You guessed it... Taylor scoops RTÉ Sports Person of the Year Accolade

You guessed it... Taylor scoops RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

The Olympic gold medal-winning boxer capped an outstanding 2012 by receiving the award tonight.

From The42 Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year Award

Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year

Olympic gold medallist awarded for her ‘exceptional sporting achievements’ in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Obama, #London2012 and @Pontifex: The year on Twitter 2012 On Twitter

Obama, #London2012 and @Pontifex: The year on Twitter

Twitter has produced a special website documenting the way users have been tweeting over the past year including the most retweeted post in the site’s history.

From The42 London's Olympic Stadium calling for West Ham First

London's Olympic Stadium calling for West Ham

The Hammers were named today as ‘first bidder’ for Olympic Stadium.

From The42 Pro-Am: John Joe Nevin to decide future this week Boxing

Pro-Am: John Joe Nevin to decide future this week

Another shot at Olympic gold or life as a pro? All will be revealed.

From The42 Mixing it up: Bolt keen to compete in long jump Rio 2016

Mixing it up: Bolt keen to compete in long jump

The 100m Olympic gold medallist says he is considering trying new events in four years’ time

VIDEO: Is this the most embarrassing dance by two political leaders, ever? Do The Boris This post contains videos

VIDEO: Is this the most embarrassing dance by two political leaders, ever?

Boris Johnson and David Cameron had a great auld boogie at the Olympics closing ceremony.

From TheJournal.ie John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency John Joe Nevin

John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency

Nevin’s Olympic success commemorated by having his profile put on tourist notes.

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.

From TheJournal.ie Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes What's Happening

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes

There will be no official event for Team Ireland when they arrive back tomorrow afternoon – but no-one is quite sure why.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to see a homecoming for Irish athletes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see a homecoming for Irish athletes?

A dispute over costs, plus some athletes choosing hometown events, means there’ll be no big official homecoming from the Olympics. Would you like to see one?

From The42 Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal Bronze

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal

The Belfast boxer was given a rough ride by Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba.

Hashtag of the Day: 7 of the best #KatieTaylorFacts Katie Taylor This post contains images

Hashtag of the Day: 7 of the best #KatieTaylorFacts

It was inevitable, wasn’t it?

Olympic Tumblr of the Day: McKayla is Not Impressed Tumblr Of The Day This post contains images

Olympic Tumblr of the Day: McKayla is Not Impressed

And nor should you be.

From TheJournal.ie Olympic Tube stations hit by cleaners strike Strike

Olympic Tube stations hit by cleaners strike

Cleaners are mounting an industrial action over pay rates, with thousands of sports fans expected to use the Underground today.

Wait, that's the other team! Papers print wrong Olympic photo

Somebody will be apologising fulsomely this morning.

From The42 No joy for Hession in the 200m heats London 2012

No joy for Hession in the 200m heats

The Galway native was just short of qualifying for Wednesday’s semi-finals.

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap Ladies' Night

Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap

You wait four years for an Olympic medal to come along and two come along in quick succession.

From The42 We're there! Two Irish horses make it into Olympic Show Jumping Final Neigh Bother

We're there! Two Irish horses make it into Olympic Show Jumping Final

Unfortunately for Ireland, the horses will be under the control of a Swiss and an American.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Art in the Olympic Park London 2012 This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Art in the Olympic Park

There’s not just sport to look at in the park, there’s art too.

From The42 I want to be the best in the world, says jubilant John Joe Nevin Reaction

I want to be the best in the world, says jubilant John Joe Nevin

The boxer also paid tribute to his late cousin for “inspiring” him, after securing Ireland’s first medal at the Olympics

From The42 Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday Aileen Morrison

Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday

Aileen Morrison is the first Irish hopeful up before track and field action at Olympic Park takes centre stage.

From The42 As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day seven Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day seven

On your marks… get set… GO!

Now THAT'S what we call an Olympic restaurant bill (Pic)

That’ll be £5 for the fried rice… oh, and £19,000 for drinks.

From The42 China diver's family 'hid' mother's illness London 2012

China diver's family 'hid' mother's illness

Diver Wu Minxia was not told her mother had cancer and her grandparents had died so she could ‘focus’ on Games.

From The42 Finger lickin' good: Draft pick Davis Kentucky fries Tunisians London 2012

Finger lickin' good: Draft pick Davis Kentucky fries Tunisians

The New Orleans Hornets have snagged a decent player for the new NBA season.

From The42 London 2012: Annalise Murphy leads the way on strong sailing day for Team Ireland Team Ireland

London 2012: Annalise Murphy leads the way on strong sailing day for Team Ireland

A number of encouraging results have flowed in from Weymouth. Long may it continue.

From The42 Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink 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.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Farmer creates maze in the shape of Usain Bolt A-maze-ing This post contains images

PHOTOS: Farmer creates maze in the shape of Usain Bolt

It’s a far cry from Usain Bolt-shaped mazes we were reared…

1 2 3