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#Olympics

From The42 'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever' Adventure

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

From The42 Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney Tokyo 2020

Olympics dream drives Ireland Women's 7s after hitting new marker in Sydney

The Irish squad achieved a best-ever finish on the Series in Sydney a fortnight ago.

From The42 Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline Problems

Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline

Caradh O’Donovan, Shauna Mullaney, Lauren Duffy and Paul Brennan are among those who could suffer.

From The42 All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers Sustainable

All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers

For the 2016 Olympics in Rio, some 30 percent of the silver and bronze in medals came from recycled materials.

From The42 London Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes banned by CAS Disqualified

London Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes banned by CAS

CAS sanctioned a dozen Russian athletes, including an Olympic gold medallist and a two-time world champion.

From The42 After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months Not For Him

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months

The Mayo man is now 11-0 as a pro and is bringing a title fight to his hometown tomorrow night.

From The42 BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold' Tokyo 2020

BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold'

The 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series gets underway in Dubai this weekend.

From The42 'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training' Tokyo 2020

'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'

Aifric Keogh speaks to The42 about the surge of success in Irish rowing.

From The42 Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia Bounce Bounce This post contains videos

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia

The Ireland striker said the Olympic gold medalist’s presence in the A-League was ‘like a kick in the teeth’.

From The42 The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent Katie Trailer This post contains videos

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent

‘KATIE’ hits Irish cinemas on 26 October.

From The42 'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

From TheJournal.ie North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together Elation Once Again

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

From The42 Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting Alastair Cook

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

From The42 'I could have been dead, I was damn lucky,' says Olympic champion left paralysed after accident Crash

'I could have been dead, I was damn lucky,' says Olympic champion left paralysed after accident

Kristina Vogel has made her first public appearance since an accident in June that left her paralysed.

From The42 2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training Tragic

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training

Germany’s Kristina Vogel says she is slowly coming to terms with her condition after suffering spinal injuries.

From The42 Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps Perspective

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps

The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup Show Me The Money

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

From The42 12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation Punishment

12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation

The US swimmer has been suspended over ‘use of a prohibited method’.

From The42 The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps Talent

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps

19-year-old Aoife Hopkins on her dream of representing Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

From The42 From 100m gold to English Paper 1: Meet the Irish teenage sprint star on track for glory High Flyer

From 100m gold to English Paper 1: Meet the Irish teenage sprint star on track for glory

Emerging talent Ciara Neville speaks to The42 about balancing her time between training and study as she continues her rise in athletics.

From The42 Two-time Olympic champion Vogel stable after undergoing emergency spinal surgery Get Well Soon

Two-time Olympic champion Vogel stable after undergoing emergency spinal surgery

The German remains in intensive care in Berlin.

From The42 CAS dismisses Nesta Carter appeal, Jamaica remain stripped of Beijing 4x100m relay gold Anti-doping

CAS dismisses Nesta Carter appeal, Jamaica remain stripped of Beijing 4x100m relay gold

Jamaica’s 4×100 metre relay team will not get their 2008 Olympic gold medals back after Nesta Carter’s appeal was dismissed by CAS.

From TheJournal.ie Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence Courts

Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence

Patrick O’Reilly became enraged when other drinkers in a Dublin pub began jeering him over his defence of the sport.

From The42 'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food' Interview This post contains videos

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

From The42 Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports' In The Clear

Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports'

The IOC has deemed the nation compliant after the remaining drug tests from the Winter Olympics were negative.

From The42 The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment Winter Olympics

The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment

Vonn’s last race in South Korea ended without a medal as Michelle Gisin won Alpine combined gold in Pyeongchang.

Just 12 tweets for anyone who has become unexpectedly bet into the Winter Olympics

You didn’t love figure skating until right now.

From The42 'Love is love': Televised gay kiss lights up Olympics Romance

'Love is love': Televised gay kiss lights up Olympics

It has been hailed by some as a landmark moment in Games history and the footage went viral on social media.

From The42 The intense turn that created a scary luge crash has become the most feared section of the Olympics Hairpin

The intense turn that created a scary luge crash has become the most feared section of the Olympics

The curve is a 45-degree turn that turns athletes to the right before making them adjust to the left coming out of it.

From TheJournal.ie Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics

The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Jailed

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

More than 100 women and girls accused Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse.

From The42 'I didn't want to be alive' - Michael Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression Deep End

'I didn't want to be alive' - Michael Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

“After every Olympics I think I fell into a major state of depression,” the 32-year-old Phelps said.

From TheJournal.ie Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics Unity

Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics

They’ll be sending a joint ice hockey team and will march under a “unification flag”.

From The42 Olympic champion Simone Biles reveals she was sexually abused by ex-US team doctor Metoo

Olympic champion Simone Biles reveals she was sexually abused by ex-US team doctor

Larry Nassar was last month jailed for 60 years for child porn charges.

From The42 ‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’ Highs And Lows

‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’

Irish Olympian Sycerika McMahon chats to The42 about her decision to retire from the sport.

From The42 Why calls to include eSports in the Olympics have been met with a mixed reaction Split This post contains videos

Why calls to include eSports in the Olympics have been met with a mixed reaction

Many professional gamers believe becoming an Olympic sport would be a step in the wrong direction.

From The42 Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles Bites The Dust

Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles

Four more Russian athletes have been banned from competing due to anti-doping rule violations.

From TheJournal.ie USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to molesting young gymnasts Child Abuse

USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to molesting young gymnasts

Dr Larry Nassar, 54, was charged with molesting seven girls. Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas said they were among his victims.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross says Ireland can be friends with the OCI again following ticket deal cancellation Welcome Development

Shane Ross says Ireland can be friends with the OCI again following ticket deal cancellation

In August it emerged that the OCI was locked into a “pretty watertight” contract with THG.

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