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#London Olympics

From The42 Like the medals, silence is golden: British truckers told to keep quiet during Olympics Honk

Like the medals, silence is golden: British truckers told to keep quiet during Olympics

Transport for London issued a code of conduct today for delivery drivers who will be working late at night.

From The42 Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt Running Man

Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt

To do well in London, the Irish track star will need to stay as close as humanly possible to the Gold Medallist from Jamaica.

From The42 Planning for Olympics 2012 a 'blueprint' for future hosts Best Laid Plans

Planning for Olympics 2012 a 'blueprint' for future hosts

Hwever, British Prime Minister David Cameron warned that “the drive to embed and secure the benefits of London 2012 is still to come”.

From The42 British Olympic Association look to uphold lifetime bans Hearing

British Olympic Association look to uphold lifetime bans

They have called on the Court of Arbitration for Sport to throw out WADA’s challenge, which is seeking to allow banned athletes to compete at this summer’s games.

From The42 London Olympic volunteers made to answer 'delicate' questions Awkward

London Olympic volunteers made to answer 'delicate' questions

Prospective volunteers for this summer’s event are required to undergo ‘sensitivity training’ ahead of its commencement.

From The42 Wondering how many days are left until the Olympics start? These pictures might help London Calling This post contains images
From The42 Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012 Money Matters

Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012

The Irish Sports Council today revealed details of a “very significant investment package for our top athletes” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011) TheJournal.ie

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)

TheJournal.ie’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.

From The42 World Sailing Championships: Irish pair stay in the medal hunt I'm On A Boat

World Sailing Championships: Irish pair stay in the medal hunt

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern will represent Ireland in tomorrow’s 49er medal race in Perth.

From The42 Boy for sale! British sprinter puts himself up for auction on eBay London Calling

Boy for sale! British sprinter puts himself up for auction on eBay

James Ellington has taken an unusual approach to secure a sponsor ahead of next summer’s Olympic Games.

From The42 Elbow to record BBC theme tune for 2012 Olympics Choon

Elbow to record BBC theme tune for 2012 Olympics

Composing the six-minute track has been “quite a challenge” says frontman Guy Garvey.

From The42 €5k to see the men's 100m final next summer (champagne included) Cha-ching!

€5k to see the men's 100m final next summer (champagne included)

Tickets are still available for some of the biggest events of next summer’s Olympic Games. They’re just not cheap, in the slightest.

From The42 Thorpedo prepares to relaunch tomorrow in Singapore Comeback Kid

Thorpedo prepares to relaunch tomorrow in Singapore

Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe is ready to make his professional swimming comeback after five years on dry land.

From The42 London warns of possible mobile phone blackouts during the 2012 Olympics Online

London warns of possible mobile phone blackouts during the 2012 Olympics

Boris Johnson says the city is scrambling to install new towers and wi-fi hot spots, but time is running out on infrastructure projects before next July’s opening ceremonies.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: Britain offers compensation to Bloody Sunday families, Ireland’s €29m doctors’ bill for sick notes, and how the rest of the world is preparing for Arthur’s Day…

From TheJournal.ie London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks Riots

London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks

Police were sent to areas at high risk of rioting and looting after detectives checked through the messages of handsets taken from people allegedly involved in the violence.

From The42 What does the rioting mean for London 2012? Games Countdown

What does the rioting mean for London 2012?

International Olympic Committee insist they have confidence in British authorities after third night of rioting.

From The42 Who'll fly the flag in London? 8 of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls London Calling This post contains images

Who'll fly the flag in London? 8 of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls

With 12 months to go until the London Games, we look at some of the Irish athletes who could challenge for podium honours.

From The42 The 2012 London Olympics will have the biggest gold medals ever Gold Run

The 2012 London Olympics will have the biggest gold medals ever

Ryanair will have a field day on the excess baggage charges if Ireland’s athletes pick up a few of these.

From TheJournal.ie (Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors Visa Waiver

(Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors

Government launches new visa waiver programme for 16 countries to entice them over to Ireland during the London 2012 Olympics and beyond…

From TheJournal.ie Tourism trade mission bids to attract Asia-Pacific visitors Tourism

Tourism trade mission bids to attract Asia-Pacific visitors

Tourism Ireland will lead a delegation on a five-day ‘sales blitz’ as the government confirms a temporary visa waiver scheme.

From TheJournal.ie Security guard arrested for explosives near Olympic Stadium in London 2012 Threat

Security guard arrested for explosives near Olympic Stadium in London

London’s Metropolitan Police have moved to play down the incident and say it is not terror related.

From The42 Boxing "a corrupt sport at times," says Taylor Fight Club

Boxing "a corrupt sport at times," says Taylor

Three-time World Amateur Champion talks about her recent defeat in Bulgaria and her Olympic ambitions.

From TheJournal.ie Iran objects to 'racist' 2012 London Olympics emblem Iran

Iran objects to 'racist' 2012 London Olympics emblem

Iran’s Olympic Committee says the London Games logo spells out more than “2012″.