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From The42 Submarines after Annalise Murphy - It's your Comments of the Week You Said It

Submarines after Annalise Murphy - It's your Comments of the Week

Did you make the cut this week?

From The42 'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan Rio 2016

'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan

Rob Heffernan was a happy man, crossing the finish line in sixth position.

From The42 'Triple-triple!' History-maker Usain Bolt bows out of the Olympics in style Legend

'Triple-triple!' History-maker Usain Bolt bows out of the Olympics in style

Japan’s quartet took a surprise silver in 37.60sec while Canada claimed bronze.

From The42 Leona Maguire shouldn’t be so disappointed - but it speaks volumes that she is Golf

Leona Maguire shouldn’t be so disappointed - but it speaks volumes that she is

Maguire “way outperforming her ranking,” Paul McGinley says.

From The42 Germany take women's football gold Rio 2016

Germany take women's football gold

Dzsenifer Marozsan scored Germany’s opener and fired in the free-kick that led to their second as Sweden were beaten in the Maracana.

From The42 'I gave it everything': Delighted Natalya Coyle finishes 7th in modern pentathlon Rio 2016

'I gave it everything': Delighted Natalya Coyle finishes 7th in modern pentathlon

The 25-year-old went into the final event with an eye on an Olympic medal.

From The42 France's Estelle Mossely takes gold in Katie Taylor's lightweight division Rio 2016
From TheJournal.ie Olympic Council of Ireland says Pat Hickey is entitled to "natural justice" as Ross announces inquiry Olympic Council Of Ireland

Olympic Council of Ireland says Pat Hickey is entitled to "natural justice" as Ross announces inquiry

A retired judge will lead the inquiry into the Olympic ticket-touting scandal, but will be unable to compel witnesses.

From The42 Paralympics to go ahead despite major budget cuts Cutbacks

Paralympics to go ahead despite major budget cuts

IPC president Philip Craven is confident of delivering a strong Paralympic Games despite a slash in the budget.

From The42 Despite magic moments from athletes, these Games may force us to see what the Olympics has become Rio 2016

Despite magic moments from athletes, these Games may force us to see what the Olympics has become

The exploits of the O’Donovans, Annalise Murphy and others shouldn’t distract us from the bloated movement’s major problems, writes Tommy Martin.

From The42 The moment Thomas Barr ran into his parents after the Olympic final was just lovely Long Time No See
From The42 Foil Arms and Hog's new sketch sums up the Irish Olympic boxing debacle Get Up Dimitri
From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey has been transferred to Bangu Prison in Rio de Janeiro Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey has been transferred to Bangu Prison in Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic Council of Ireland has said it will ‘co-operate fully’ with a State inquiry into the ongoing ticket-touting scandal.

US Olympic Committee apologises to city of Rio for swimmers' actions

Four swimmers, including Ryan Lochte, claimed to be robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

From The42 Usain Bolt reckons his opponents are too slow World's Fastest Man

Usain Bolt reckons his opponents are too slow

Usain Bolt took a subtle jab at his opponents after winning the 200m final.

A couple looked like they were having sex behind the BBC’s live Olympics coverage

“We’re not going to zoom in.”

From TheJournal.ie US swimmer James Feigen to pay $10,800 following Rio robbery scandal Team USA

US swimmer James Feigen to pay $10,800 following Rio robbery scandal

The US Olympic swimmers originally claimed that they were mugged at gunpoint while drunk.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?

Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.

From TheJournal.ie British TV presenter Charlie Webster brought out of induced coma in Rio Brazil

British TV presenter Charlie Webster brought out of induced coma in Rio

The presenter fell ill with a rare strain of malaria.

From The42 Olympic Breakfast: The long walk awaits for Rob Heffernan Rio 2016

Olympic Breakfast: The long walk awaits for Rob Heffernan

All today’s action heading into the final weekend of Rio 2016.

From The42 Bolt reigns supreme! Sprint king retains 200m crown in Olympic farewell Lightning

Bolt reigns supreme! Sprint king retains 200m crown in Olympic farewell

Bolt wins third straight 200m title, beating rising star Andre de Grasse into second.

From The42 Three athletes disqualified from Olympic Games after failing drug tests You're Outta Here

Three athletes disqualified from Olympic Games after failing drug tests

Brazilian cyclist Kleber Ramos and Chinese swimmer Xinyi Chen are the competitors in question.

From The42 19 fencing wins gives Natalya Coyle solid start in modern pentathlon Rio 2016

19 fencing wins gives Natalya Coyle solid start in modern pentathlon

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keefe won 16 of his duels and will have a rest day tomorrow before the men’s event is run off in full on Saturday.

From The42 Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Barr's bittersweet day, bad news for McGeady and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Barr's bittersweet day, bad news for McGeady and today's sport

Elsewhere, the boxing controversy in Rio took another turn and John Muldoon is staying on as Connacht captain.

From TheJournal.ie Video undermines US Olympic swimmers' 'mugging' story Altercation

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers' 'mugging' story

Doubt has been cast over the testimonies of four US Olympians who claimed they were mugged at gunpoint in Rio.

From TheJournal.ie OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross Back From Rio

OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross

Pat Hickey has stood down from his role as OCI chief temporarily in the wake of his arrest in Rio.

From The42 Gold and silver for Brownlee brothers in men's triathlon as Keane finishes in 40th Brothers In Arms

Gold and silver for Brownlee brothers in men's triathlon as Keane finishes in 40th

Alistair had six seconds to spare over his younger brother Jonathan on a challenging Rio course.

From The42 Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle

Niall Kelly joins us with reaction and analysis from Rio de Janeiro.

From The42 Usain Bolt and his Canadian rival so comfortable that they laughed across the finish line Superiority

Usain Bolt and his Canadian rival so comfortable that they laughed across the finish line

The pair steadily built a big lead during the 200-metre semi-final at the Rio Olympics.

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 13 Liveblog

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 13

It’s a busy day, with Thomas Barr, Leona Maguire and Bryan Keane among the Irish in action.

Irish Olympian Thomas Barr has the best bio on Twitter right now Brb
From The42 Two boxing judges in controversial Michael Conlan decision still in Rio No Action

Two boxing judges in controversial Michael Conlan decision still in Rio

Earlier in the day amateur boxing’s world governing body said it had sent home an undisclosed number of officials.

From TheJournal.ie British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital Charlie Webster

British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital

It’s understood that she was placed in an induced coma last night.

From The42 The O'Donovan brothers' rowing club is now selling these excellent t-shirts Skibb

The O'Donovan brothers' rowing club is now selling these excellent t-shirts

“We’re well used to a bit of wind!”

From The42 Durant leads USA into semis as Parker and Ginobili bow out Ball So Hard

Durant leads USA into semis as Parker and Ginobili bow out

The Americans march on.

The O'Donovan Brothers' rowing club is now selling these excellent t-shirts

“We’re well used to a bit of wind!”