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#Olympic Games

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Sara Treacy The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Sara Treacy

The Meath native is set to experience the Games for the first time in Brazil.

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: David Oliver Joyce The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: David Oliver Joyce

Our athlete-by-athlete look at Ireland’s Olympic team continues with a member of the highly-rated boxing squad.

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.

From The42 Team Ireland has one more golfer confirmed for Rio as Stephanie Meadow gets the call On The Plane

Team Ireland has one more golfer confirmed for Rio as Stephanie Meadow gets the call

The 24-year-old joins Leona Maguire, Padraig Harrington and Seamus Power.

From The42 None of the world's top 4 golfers will be in Rio as Spieth the next big name to pull out Mass Exodus

None of the world's top 4 golfers will be in Rio as Spieth the next big name to pull out

Matt Kuchar is next in line for the Americans.

From The42 Barcelona agree deal for 20-year-old Brazilian starlet Potential

Barcelona agree deal for 20-year-old Brazilian starlet

The defender has been compared to PSG centre-back Thiago Silva.

From The42 Confirmed: Manchester United in talks for Mexican star Transfer News

Confirmed: Manchester United in talks for Mexican star

Pachuca’s president has stressed that nothing is finalised yet.

From The42 Usain Bolt to learn Rio injury fate this week after missing Olympic trials Speed King

Usain Bolt to learn Rio injury fate this week after missing Olympic trials

Athletics’ biggest star hopes to race on 22 July to earn inclusion in the Jamaica squad.

From The42 'Harder than any swim I've had in my life': Phelps qualifies for fifth Olympic Games Goat

'Harder than any swim I've had in my life': Phelps qualifies for fifth Olympic Games

The whole retirement thing didn’t suit him, I guess.

From The42 'No-one will ever come close to him': How Ali's philosophy still guides Katie Taylor Road To Rio

'No-one will ever come close to him': How Ali's philosophy still guides Katie Taylor

Taylor’s confidence unshaken as she sets her sights on a second Olympic gold medal.

From The42 Justin Gatlin hits back at media portraying him as the track 'villain' Hurt

Justin Gatlin hits back at media portraying him as the track 'villain'

‘When I go to meets, when I’m doing my victory lap, I stop and sign every autograph and I take every picture I can…’

From The42 Olympic Games opened to professional boxers after landslide vote at AIBA congress Pro-Am

Olympic Games opened to professional boxers after landslide vote at AIBA congress

Until now, boxing at the Games had been restricted to the amateur level.

From TheJournal.ie The Olympics won't be moved - despite doctors' saying it could cause a Zika epidemic Virus

The Olympics won't be moved - despite doctors' saying it could cause a Zika epidemic

Nearly 1,300 babies have been born in Brazil with the irreversible defect.

From TheJournal.ie Rio Olympics sets record - in free condoms Little Shirts Of Venus

Rio Olympics sets record - in free condoms

An average of 42 condoms per athlete.

From The42 Ex-Detroit Lion slips on spikes for a run at Rio qualification after concussions Personal Best

Ex-Detroit Lion slips on spikes for a run at Rio qualification after concussions

Jahvid Best hopes to represent St Lucia in Brazil this August.

From The42 Code-hopping Hayne gives up NFL to join Fiji's push for Olympic gold Sevens Fever

Code-hopping Hayne gives up NFL to join Fiji's push for Olympic gold

A timely boost for the Fijians after they lost the final of the Paris 7s to Samoa.

From The42 Jenny Egan was in a canoe before she was born, this month she'll take another shot at the Olympics Sprinter This post contains videos

Jenny Egan was in a canoe before she was born, this month she'll take another shot at the Olympics

Family ties are helping the record-breaking Lucan woman strengthen for make-or-break qualifiers in Germany.

From The42 Ireland's leading track hopeful Mark English faces a race against time to be fit for Rio Tick Tock

Ireland's leading track hopeful Mark English faces a race against time to be fit for Rio

The 800m runner is still wearing a protective boot as he makes his comeback from an ankle injury.

From The42 'Two of my colleagues were robbed on a beach so as long as it's a safe Olympics I'll be happy' Security Concerns

'Two of my colleagues were robbed on a beach so as long as it's a safe Olympics I'll be happy'

BBC pundit Colin Jackson remains wary of the security threat hanging over this summer’s Olympic Games.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio Flame On

Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio

The flame was kindled in the 2,600 year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia today.

From The42 'Equestrian has given me everything... It's given me a lot of what the disability takes away' Feature

'Equestrian has given me everything... It's given me a lot of what the disability takes away'

With the onset of Rio getting closer, we chat to some of the athletes likely to be involved.

From The42 Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony Tech Star-up

Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony

And, apparently, it will only cost $4 million.

From The42 Rob Heffernan set to finally receive London 2012 Olympic medal as Russian walker stripped Road To Redemption

Rob Heffernan set to finally receive London 2012 Olympic medal as Russian walker stripped

While Olive Loughnane finally looks set to claim gold from the Berlin World Championships.

From The42 How this Irish rider went from 144th in the world to Olympic qualification in just over a year Success Story

How this Irish rider went from 144th in the world to Olympic qualification in just over a year

Judy Reynolds tells The42 about her long journey to earn Ireland a spot in Rio.

From The42 Brazil urges pregnant women to avoid 2016 Olympics Warning

Brazil urges pregnant women to avoid 2016 Olympics

The World Health Organisation has declared an emergency over a mosquito-borne virus.

From The42 Why Michael Conlan deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year RTÉ SPOTY

Why Michael Conlan deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

Ciarán Gallagher makes the case for the man who became Ireland’s first male gold medallist at the World Boxing Championships.

From The42 Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games Safety Fears

Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games

But intelligence chief insists they have no immediate concerns.

From The42 Some silly lad tried to steal Serena Williams' mobile phone & he was inevitably humiliated Game Set Match

Some silly lad tried to steal Serena Williams' mobile phone & he was inevitably humiliated

The relentless tennis champion never gives an inch.

From The42 Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final Flying The Flag

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final

He becomes the second Irishman to go through to the finals.

From The42 'When you’re a bit older, you’re chasing to cut the weight' - Rob Heffernan meets The42 Walking Tall

'When you’re a bit older, you’re chasing to cut the weight' - Rob Heffernan meets The42

One of Ireland’s top medal hopefuls talks us through his Rio 2016 preparation.

From The42 Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go Misogyny

Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go

Under Iranian law a man has the right to prevent his wife from leaving the country.

From The42 'I was back training 3 days after giving birth' - The life of an Irish Olympic hopeful Dedication

'I was back training 3 days after giving birth' - The life of an Irish Olympic hopeful

Sinead Jennings and Claire Lambe chat to The42 about next week’s World Championships and Rio 2016.

From The42 'Up there with the top days of my life' - Ireland win gold in modern pentathlon To Arthur

'Up there with the top days of my life' - Ireland win gold in modern pentathlon

Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe made history at the European Championships in Bath, England.

From The42 Ian O'Sullivan continues to be Ireland's shooting star Shoot!

Ian O'Sullivan continues to be Ireland's shooting star

Could the Olympics be a possibility for Rathkeale’s finest?

From The42 Athletics Ireland 'deeply concerned' about Sunday Times doping allegations Drugs In Sport

Athletics Ireland 'deeply concerned' about Sunday Times doping allegations

CEO John Foley has called on the IAAF to act immediately on the allegations.

From The42 Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games Winter Is Coming

Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games

It will become the first city to have held both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022.

From The42 RTÉ loses broadcasting rights to the Summer Olympics from 2020 New Deal

RTÉ loses broadcasting rights to the Summer Olympics from 2020

Discovery Communications, the owners of Eurosport, has paid over €1 billion for pan-European rights.

From The42 Bowling and baseball make Olympic shortlist but American football and tug of war miss out Shortlist
From The42 Ireland 7s a step closer to Rio after streamrolling their way through Division B Olympic Dream

Ireland 7s a step closer to Rio after streamrolling their way through Division B

Malta, Slovenia and Serbia were all on the losing side against Anthony Eddy’s men today.