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#Rio 2016

From The42 Conlan finally set for Rio 2016 revenge chance with Nikitin showdown confirmed for NYC Christmas Cracker

Conlan finally set for Rio 2016 revenge chance with Nikitin showdown confirmed for NYC

It’s back on – the long-awaited reunion takes place on 14 December at Madison Square Garden.

From The42 21-year-old Australian Olympic champion undergoes third heart operation Problems

21-year-old Australian Olympic champion undergoes third heart operation

Kyle Chalmers said he was hopeful the problem has now been fixed ‘once and for all’.

From The42 Rio marathon silver medallist banned following EPO positive Doping

Rio marathon silver medallist banned following EPO positive

Bahrain’s Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has been provisionally suspended.

Ireland's Finn Lynch finishes fourth in storm-tossed conditions at Palma regatta

The Carlow native narrowly missed out on a podium place after an impressive performance.

From The42 Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital On The Mend

Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital

The 78-year-old was receiving antibiotics prior to the long flight back to his home country.

From The42 'I look back with great pride' - Long-standing Ireland hockey captain and Rio Olympian announces retirement Green Machine

'I look back with great pride' - Long-standing Ireland hockey captain and Rio Olympian announces retirement

The defender won European bronze with Ireland in 2015 and represented his country at the Olympic Games.

From The42 Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall Concern

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall

The 46-year-old suffered the accident during the Tattersalls International Horse Trials

'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality

The 400m hurdler believes new measures on the way from the IAAF are ‘a step in the right direction’.

From The42 ‘Stepping away from high-level sport is really hard and I probably still struggle with it’ Aftermath

‘Stepping away from high-level sport is really hard and I probably still struggle with it’

Claire Lambe on representing Ireland at the 2016 Olympics and transitioning to normal life thereafter.

From The42 Irish boxer Michael O'Reilly handed four-year ban for doping violation Punishment

Irish boxer Michael O'Reilly handed four-year ban for doping violation

The ban is backdated to when he failed the test, which means he will be eligible to box again after 10 July 2020.

From The42 'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place' Retirement Age

'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'

The 30-year old, three-time Olympian announced his retirement on Tuesday.

From The42 'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time' Marathon Man

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date Rio 2016

Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date

Mallon’s legal team told the court: “We are shouting but no one is listening.”

From The42 Ireland's first female Olympic gymnast announces her retirement at 19 CALLING IT A DAY

Ireland's first female Olympic gymnast announces her retirement at 19

Ellis O’Reilly hopes her achievements will inspire a new generation.

From The42 Rio 2016 chief, arrested on charges of attempted bribery, had 16 bars of gold in Swiss bank Secret Stash

Rio 2016 chief, arrested on charges of attempted bribery, had 16 bars of gold in Swiss bank

Carlos Nuzman is alleged to have paid off colleagues in return for them voting in favour of the Brazilian city being Olympic host.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics Ticket Problems

Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said Irish athletes were treated ‘shambolically’ in terms of ticket allocation.

From TheJournal.ie Rio 2016 lawyer thinks Irish inquiry emails 'may have been marked as spam' Moran Inquiry

Rio 2016 lawyer thinks Irish inquiry emails 'may have been marked as spam'

The Brazilian lawyer representing the local committee said that he was unaware that an Irish inquiry was trying to get in touch with him.

From TheJournal.ie OCI president gives 'unreserved apology' to athletes and families after Rio ticketing disaster Rio 2016

OCI president gives 'unreserved apology' to athletes and families after Rio ticketing disaster

During the Games, there were numerous reports of desperate family members of athletes having to go to other countries in order to secure tickets for events.

From TheJournal.ie Olympic Council of Ireland locked into contract with company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026 OCI

Olympic Council of Ireland locked into contract with company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026

OCI president Sarah Keane told reporters today that a contract had been signed between the organisation and ticketing company THG.

From The42 Watch: Emotional Mo Farah insists he is a clean athlete Indignation This post contains videos

Watch: Emotional Mo Farah insists he is a clean athlete

The British athlete also confirmed his intention to rebrand as ‘Mohamed’.

From The42 Scott Evans is angry Madminton

Scott Evans is angry

The Irish badminton star wants his sport to appear on TV more than just every four years.

'I'm a fighter, but this fight got me' - Irish Olympian Reid calls time on her career

The triathlete has announced she is retiring from the sport due to injuries.

From The42 Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season Yes Boys

Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season

The Waterford native impressed in a quick race in Norway.

From The42 Lochte considered suicide after Rio Olympics scandal Rio 2016

Lochte considered suicide after Rio Olympics scandal

The Olympic swimmer said he hit his lowest point in the wake of the controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals Rusting

Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals

Some of the Olympic medals are rusting, flaking and turning black.

From TheJournal.ie After a year of fighting the virus, Brazil calls off Zika emergency Rio 2016

After a year of fighting the virus, Brazil calls off Zika emergency

In January to April this year, there had been 7,911 Zika cases, down 95% on the same period in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'Walking out at the Maracana brought a tear to me eye. I never had those moments with GB' Green Blood

'Walking out at the Maracana brought a tear to me eye. I never had those moments with GB'

Ollie Dingley is an Irish athlete, he’s proud to represent Ireland and has once again reiterated his desire to put Ireland on the diving map.

From The42 'Walking out at the Maracana brought a tear to me eye. I never had those moments with GB' Green Blood

'Walking out at the Maracana brought a tear to me eye. I never had those moments with GB'

Ollie Dingley is an Irish athlete, he’s proud to represent Ireland and has once again reiterated his desire to put Ireland on the diving map.

From The42 ‘I’d built up so much pride off the Olympics and then here I was… Like a complete novice!’ Interview

‘I’d built up so much pride off the Olympics and then here I was… Like a complete novice!’

Irish rower Claire Lambe chats to The42 about helping Cambridge win the Boat Race and getting used to life after Rio 2016.

From The42 2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test Drugs

2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test

Jemima Sumgong was the first Kenyan woman to win the race.

From The42 'It's quite clear they didn't deliver': Treacy defends decision to slash boxing funding after Rio disaster Change Is Needed

'It's quite clear they didn't deliver': Treacy defends decision to slash boxing funding after Rio disaster

Former Olympian Darren O’Neill has welcomed the ‘hard-hitting’ report into the disaster in Rio.

From The42 Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses' Rio Review

Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses'

Sport Ireland’s 212-page ‘Rio Review’ was published today.

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 Balancing 5 disciplines and burning 4000 calories daily: A day in the life of Natalya Coyle Fitness

Balancing 5 disciplines and burning 4000 calories daily: A day in the life of Natalya Coyle

The modern pentathlete talks fitness, Rio 2016 and brings us through her rise to where she is today.

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 The42 One of Ireland's Olympic coaches is joining the German national team Transition

One of Ireland's Olympic coaches is joining the German national team

Eddie Bolger has resigned from his role as High-Performance Coach with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association.

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 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 Russian athletes banned from competing at London World Championships Not Invited

Russian athletes banned from competing at London World Championships

It looks like November will be their earliest possible return to international competition.

From The42 Pat Hickey says it was an 'honour' to lead OCI during 28 years as president Statement

Pat Hickey says it was an 'honour' to lead OCI during 28 years as president

The 71-year-old formally left his role today.

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