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Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine
# Hoverboards
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# Hoverboards

Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine

Feb 16th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,731 Views 0 Comments

Looks like Marty McFly’s crazy, hovering future is not so far away.

Winter Olympic Village: Day Five
# Round-Up
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# Round-Up

Winter Olympic Village: Day Five

Feb 12th 2014, 7:31 PM 9,915 Views 8 Comments

History was made in women’s downhill, Germany continued their luge domination and Canada defeated the US in hockey.

Winter Olympic Village: Day Four
# Sochi 2014
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# Sochi 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day Four

Feb 11th 2014, 9:00 PM 10,514 Views 14 Comments

Seamus O’Connor, the sorry state of Shaun White and much more (non-snowboarding) news from the Games today.

Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
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# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle

Aug 27th 2013, 10:57 PM 23,002 Views 44 Comments

“Was it smart? Probably not. Was it badass as all hell? Damn straight!” said one commenter.

Back pages: some of our favourite sportswriting from 2012, part I
# Well Read
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# Well Read

Back pages: some of our favourite sportswriting from 2012, part I

Dec 25th 2012, 10:19 AM 1,184 Views 0 Comments

Forget about Christmas re-runs on TV — crack open the tin of Roses and enjoy the first part of our bumper sportswriting round-up.

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap
# Games Over
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# Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

Aug 12th 2012, 9:45 PM 25,233 Views 51 Comments

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

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16
# Final Day
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# Final Day

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16

Aug 12th 2012, 8:27 PM 6,026 Views 1 Comment

The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.

Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap
# Review
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# Review

Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap

Aug 11th 2012, 11:02 PM 7,363 Views 2 Comments

There were mixed emotions for Team Ireland today, while Usain Bolt delivered another memorable performance.

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap
# Highlights
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# Highlights

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap

Aug 10th 2012, 10:18 PM 5,770 Views 1 Comment

Hope you have some fingernails left – another gold medal bout awaits.

As it happened: London 2012, Day 14
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: London 2012, Day 14

Aug 10th 2012, 8:06 PM 20,033 Views 10 Comments

Stretch out those weary muscles, we’re about to do it all over again.

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14
# Olympics
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# Olympics

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14

Aug 10th 2012, 5:50 PM 3,071 Views 0 Comments

Mullingar got a day in the Olympic sun and there were some low-blows in the taekwondo.

US relay runner Mitchell breaks leg in race
# Injury
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# Injury

US relay runner Mitchell breaks leg in race

Aug 9th 2012, 10:02 PM 2,507 Views 4 Comments

The athlete showed remarkable courage to finish his race despite suffering the injury this evening.

Olympic Village: Day 12, wrap
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day 12, wrap

Aug 8th 2012, 9:57 PM 6,461 Views 6 Comments

It was a productive day for Ireland on the medal front.

Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap
# Ladies' Night
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# Ladies' Night

Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap

Aug 6th 2012, 10:43 PM 9,157 Views 6 Comments

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

Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close
# Homeward Bound
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# Homeward Bound

Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close

Aug 6th 2012, 6:53 PM 605 Views 0 Comments

The 49er duo needed a top ten finish in their final race to make the medal race but were unsuccessful.

Olympic Village, Day Nine, wrap: Ireland medal, Bolt wins gold
# Review
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# Review

Olympic Village, Day Nine, wrap: Ireland medal, Bolt wins gold

Aug 5th 2012, 10:01 PM 11,854 Views 15 Comments

John Joe Nevin secured Ireland’s first medal, while the 100m Final was won by Usain Bolt in a time of 9.63, with Yohan Blake second.

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:21 PM 8,195 Views 6 Comments

“Wind yer neck in Kate, it’s only five golds for Team GB, not 10.”

'It's frustrating and it's disheartening' -- Barry Murphy ponders what might have been
# Exit
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# Exit

'It's frustrating and it's disheartening' -- Barry Murphy ponders what might have been

Aug 2nd 2012, 11:24 AM 6,727 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner finished second in his 50m freestyle heat in the pool this morning with a time of 22.76.

In pictures: This is what life is like for the world's best athletes in the Olympic Village
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

In pictures: This is what life is like for the world's best athletes in the Olympic Village

Jul 28th 2012, 9:12 AM 2,243 Views 2 Comments

Free McDonalds! No one told us there was free McDonalds!

Here's Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy looking awkward in the Olympic Village
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Here's Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy looking awkward in the Olympic Village

Jul 26th 2012, 6:39 PM 3,517 Views 5 Comments

Wozzilroy — their name, not ours — have landed.

US athletes learn Cockney rhyming slang in time for London 2012 - video
# Radio Rental
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# Radio Rental

US athletes learn Cockney rhyming slang in time for London 2012 - video

Jul 26th 2012, 11:57 AM 4,667 Views 9 Comments

Want a bit of John Cleese and a cup of Rosie Lee?

Gay dating app: No, the Olympics athletes did not crash our service
# Ooh-er!
# Ooh-er!

Gay dating app: No, the Olympics athletes did not crash our service

Jul 24th 2012, 2:22 PM 5,830 Views 9 Comments

Grindr, a location-based networking app for gay men, says the influx of athletes to London didn’t cause its downtime.

Give us a smile Andy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week
# Chuckles
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# Chuckles

Give us a smile Andy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Jul 22nd 2012, 10:20 AM 949 Views 0 Comments

Melanie Nocher hopes the Scottish tennis star won’t bring down the buzz in the Olympic Village.

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
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# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

Jul 22nd 2012, 9:00 AM 1,193 Views 0 Comments

We’ve a bumper day of sport ahead of us, but you’ll want to set some time aside for this six beauties. Trust us.

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China

Jul 15th 2012, 12:13 PM 10,258 Views 13 Comments

“They should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them,” declared Senator Harry Reid.

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012
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# Tweet On

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012

Mar 31st 2012, 4:24 PM 390 Views 0 Comments

Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.