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From The42 IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme Tokyo 2020

IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme

The international governing body are reviewing its athletics programme in London next week.

From The42 Wiggins vows to 'shock a few people' over doping claims Claim

Wiggins vows to 'shock a few people' over doping claims

The former Team Sky rider added he would have “a lot to say” when UK Anti-Doping finished its investigation.

From The42 'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret' Pull Like A Dog

'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'

The O’Donovan brothers talk the Rio and the past, how they feel about their media portrayal and what’s coming up next.

From The42 Olympics: Paris and LA interested in 2024 Games only Five Ring Circus

Olympics: Paris and LA interested in 2024 Games only

The consolation prize of the 2028 Olympic Games is of no interest to Paris and Los Angeles.

From The42 Wada welcomes Putin's comments on Russia anti-doping system Softening

Wada welcomes Putin's comments on Russia anti-doping system

The Russian president says they must heed the demands of the McLaren report.

From The42 Phelps: I've never been in clean international race Doping

Phelps: I've never been in clean international race

Speaking at a US congressional hearing, Phelps said home races were fine though.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary Soviet gymnast sells Olympic medals to 'save her from starvation' Sparrow Of Minsk

Legendary Soviet gymnast sells Olympic medals to 'save her from starvation'

Korbut, 61, captured the imagination of the sporting world with her spellbinding displays in Munich.

And then there were two - Paris and LA to battle to host 2024 Olympics after Budapest drops out

The announcement will be made on 13 September.

From TheJournal.ie It cost over €12,000 to send Shane Ross to deal with Rio ticket controversy Rio 2016

It cost over €12,000 to send Shane Ross to deal with Rio ticket controversy

Ross admitted on his return that Pat Hickey ‘ate him for breakfast’

From The42 Balancing 30+ hours of training a week and a full-time college degree: Ireland's most promising triathlete Fitness
From TheJournal.ie New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment" Sarah Keane

New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment"

Sarah Keane was elected as president of the OCI last Thursday.

From The42 Sarah Keane elected as the new president of the OCI OCI

Sarah Keane elected as the new president of the OCI

The CEO of Swim Ireland will take over from acting president Willie O’Brien, who replaced Pat Hickey last summer.

From The42 Women's relay team the latest Russian athletes to be stripped of Olympic medals Not So Fast

Women's relay team the latest Russian athletes to be stripped of Olympic medals

Antonina Krivoshapka has been disqualified from the London Olympics.

From The42 OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections Reversal

OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections

The Olympic Council of Ireland elections have traditionally been open to the press.

From The42 Boxing legend De la Hoya arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Problems

Boxing legend De la Hoya arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

The star was pulled over around 2 a.m. in Pasadena, northeast of downtown Los Angeles

From The42 Bolt stripped of 2008 Olympic relay gold after Jamaica team-mate tests positive Doping

Bolt stripped of 2008 Olympic relay gold after Jamaica team-mate tests positive

Nesta Carter was caught after the re-testing of blood and urine samples from the Beijing Games.

From The42 British double Olympic champion follows Katie Taylor into pro boxing Switch Hitting

British double Olympic champion follows Katie Taylor into pro boxing

Nicola Adams will make her debut in April.

From The42 Rory McIlroy admits he is unlikely to compete at the 2020 Olympics Olympics

Rory McIlroy admits he is unlikely to compete at the 2020 Olympics

The 27-year-old did not travel to the Rio Olympics earlier this year.

From The42 Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020 Jumping Ship

Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020

Having represented Ireland at Rio, she qualifies to race for Britain through her father.

From The42 'It was crazy and wonderful' - Skibbereen rowing club and their 2016 Olympic heroes O'donovan Brothers

'It was crazy and wonderful' - Skibbereen rowing club and their 2016 Olympic heroes

The West Cork club that spawned one of the stories of the sporting year.

From TheJournal.ie Moments that made you glad to call Ireland home this year Pride

Moments that made you glad to call Ireland home this year

It might have been a tough year, but here’s some things to make you smile.

From The42 Euro 2016, Mourinho and what is the time in Rio: Ireland's most Googled sports searches in 2016 Google It

Euro 2016, Mourinho and what is the time in Rio: Ireland's most Googled sports searches in 2016

What is COYBIG and Ireland vs New Zealand were also popular searches.

From The42 Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission' Statement

Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission'

The New York Times article was published yesterday.

From The42 Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age? Better Way

Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age?

Irish Olympian Scott Evans believes a better system could promote more talent.

From The42 The man trapped in a POW camp 2 decades after winning Olympic gold Joy To Despair

The man trapped in a POW camp 2 decades after winning Olympic gold

Scottish athlete Eric Liddell led an extraordinary life, as this extract illustrates.

From The42 Michael Conlan hit with maximum fine by boxing chiefs for Rio rant Rio 2016

Michael Conlan hit with maximum fine by boxing chiefs for Rio rant

The Belfast fighter was controversially adjudged to have lost to a Russian.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas Pat Hickey

Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas

The former OCI boss arrived in Dublin last night after spending time with family in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas On A Jet Plane

It's looking very much like Pat Hickey could be home for Christmas

He could have his passport back later today.

From The42 Russian sports ministry denies state doping involvement Report

Russian sports ministry denies state doping involvement

The widespread doping alleged by the McLaren report was not the result of a state initiative, according to Russia’s Ministry of Sport.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland Rio De Janeiro

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland

Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year Uncommon People

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year

The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received Ticketing Case

Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received

The ANOC said it was giving Hickey a temporary loan.

From TheJournal.ie Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding Brazil

Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding

Severe budget shortfalls have left police scrounging for equipment, fuel and even the most basic hygiene items.

From The42 Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games Guilty

Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games

Nine of those found guilty were medallists in 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey is getting his Irish passport back and is allowed to leave Brazil Leaving On A Jet Plane

Pat Hickey is getting his Irish passport back and is allowed to leave Brazil

Hickey has been detained in Brazil since August.

From The42 Usain Bolt set to train with Bundesliga club as he considers football career Bolt From The Blue

Usain Bolt set to train with Bundesliga club as he considers football career

The nine-time Olympic champion is a high-profile Manchester United fan and has made no secret of his love for football.

From TheJournal.ie Families and friends who applied for Rio 2016 tickets are being asked to contact inquiry Olympic Council Of Ireland

Families and friends who applied for Rio 2016 tickets are being asked to contact inquiry

The Moran Inquiry is looking at the Olympics ticketing scandal.

From The42 Rob Heffernan's brilliant tale of being caught smuggling dodgy DVDs to fund his training Late Late This post contains videos

Rob Heffernan's brilliant tale of being caught smuggling dodgy DVDs to fund his training

But Rob’s Rentals didn’t last long in business.

From The42 Head of the OCI's Crisis Management Committee resigns Another Departure

Head of the OCI's Crisis Management Committee resigns

Ciarán Ó Catháin stepped down after last night’s meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report Olympics

Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report

The report into the governance of the OCI will be published soon.