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# Olympic Village

Last year
Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility
Kim Meylemans was quickly moved from the Olympic Village, in the mountains north of the Chinese capital, and kept in isolation.
All time
South African Covid cases spark cluster scare in Tokyo's Olympic Village
Two South African footballers and one of the team’s support staff have tested positive since their arrival in Japan.
Two South African athletes become the first to test positive for Covid-19 in Olympic Village
Football players Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi, are among 10 new Games-related cases.
Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine
Looks like Marty McFly’s crazy, hovering future is not so far away.
Winter Olympic Village: Day Five
History was made in women’s downhill, Germany continued their luge domination and Canada defeated the US in hockey.
Winter Olympic Village: Day Four
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
“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
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
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
The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.
Olympic Village: Day 15, wrap
There were mixed emotions for Team Ireland today, while Usain Bolt delivered another memorable performance.
Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap
Hope you have some fingernails left – another gold medal bout awaits.
London 2012, Day 14
Stretch out those weary muscles, we’re about to do it all over again.
In pictures: London 2012, Day 14
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
The athlete showed remarkable courage to finish his race despite suffering the injury this evening.
Olympic Village: Day 12, wrap
It was a productive day for Ireland on the medal front.
Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap
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
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
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
“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
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
Free McDonalds! No one told us there was free McDonalds!
Here's Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy looking awkward in the Olympic Village
Wozzilroy — their name, not ours — have landed.
US athletes learn Cockney rhyming slang in time for London 2012 - video
Want a bit of John Cleese and a cup of Rosie Lee?
Gay dating app: No, the Olympics athletes did not crash our service
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
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
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
“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
Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.