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#Rio 2016

From The42 British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating Nutrition This post contains videos

British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating

The 22-year-old diver told us about his new book ‘Tom’s Daily Plan’.

From The42 From 14-year-old Olympian to sporting icon - the story of Tom Daley's incredible rise Interview

From 14-year-old Olympian to sporting icon - the story of Tom Daley's incredible rise

The British diver chats to The42 about his decorated career.

From The42 38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016 Interview

38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016

The Leitrim native recalls her unforgettable experience at the Olympics.

From The42 ‘If he were alive now, he wouldn’t go anywhere near an Olympic Games’ Legend This post contains videos

‘If he were alive now, he wouldn’t go anywhere near an Olympic Games’

Duncan Hamilton speaks to The42 about his new book on the life of Eric Liddell.

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 The42 Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking Looking Back

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking

The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.

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 ‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’ Doubt

‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’

Irish Olympian Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe tells The42 about his difficult road to the top and why his experience at the Rio Olympics was “bittersweet”.

From The42 ‘To see my children’s faces made the sacrifices all worthwhile’ Joy

‘To see my children’s faces made the sacrifices all worthwhile’

Eve McCrystal chats to The42 about her momentous year winning gold alongside Katie-George Dunlevy at the Paralympics.

From The42 83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016 Review

83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016

We remember the past 12 months with some of the year’s defining images.

From The42 'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio Interview

'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio

It’s been a hectic 2016 for the modern pentathlete but the two-time Olympian is showing no signs of slowing down.

From The42 7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure Mind Games

7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure

Allyson Felix tunes out distractions and other psychological strategies.

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 The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Eoghan Clifford deserves to be on the shortlist RTÉ SPOTY

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Eoghan Clifford deserves to be on the shortlist

Double Paralympic medallist pushed through the pain barrier in Rio.

From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal deserve their nomination SPOTY 2016

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal deserve their nomination

Three years after two strangers took a leap of faith together, they made Irish Paralympic history in September.

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 TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey 'in good spirits' as his lawyer confirms €410,000 bond money will be deposited On A Jet Plane

Pat Hickey 'in good spirits' as his lawyer confirms €410,000 bond money will be deposited

It is not known who is paying the €410,000 bond.

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 'Since the Paralympics I’m getting to enjoy the things I didn’t get to do when I was training' Looking Back

'Since the Paralympics I’m getting to enjoy the things I didn’t get to do when I was training'

It’s onwards and upwards after Rio, but I’m going to enjoy myself first before resuming heavy training, writes medallist Ellen Keane.

From The42 Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio Pull Like A Dog

Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio

Gary and Paul O’Donovan are as hungry as ever after their success in Brazil.

From The42 Eddie Hearn tight-lipped following reports that he's signed Katie Taylor to pro deal Go Pro

Eddie Hearn tight-lipped following reports that he's signed Katie Taylor to pro deal

The former Olympic gold medallist has reportedly signed with Matchroom Sports.

From The42 Note funny! Murray hits out at snooping TV crews Anger

Note funny! Murray hits out at snooping TV crews

“The camera crews were going right inside my bag to see what was on (the notes).”

From The42 Facing reality after Rio: Natalya Coyle riding the crest of the Olympic wave Interview

Facing reality after Rio: Natalya Coyle riding the crest of the Olympic wave

Six weeks after the performance of her life, the modern pentathlete is still on cloud nine as she has seen her profile elevated to new levels.

From The42 Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events Controversy

Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events

Donnelly bet on himself to lose his last 16 bout but ended up winning.

From The42 'I kind of needed to win that medal. I’ve nothing to lose now in the future' Rio 2016

'I kind of needed to win that medal. I’ve nothing to lose now in the future'

Ellen Keane reflects on a whirlwind Paralympic Games and her bronze medal win in Rio.

From The42 'I'm not in a position to say what athletes need TUEs, that's up to their doctors' TUEs-day

'I'm not in a position to say what athletes need TUEs, that's up to their doctors'

Thomas Barr says he understands why the general public might be suspicious of therapeutic use exemptions.

From The42 'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals' Interview

'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals'

Michael McKillop may have returned from Rio with another gold medal but it has been a difficult couple of months for the athlete.

From The42 Ireland's Paralympic team - and their 11 medals - return home to a hero's welcome Rio 2016

Ireland's Paralympic team - and their 11 medals - return home to a hero's welcome

Ireland finished 28th on the medal table, two places inside their top-30 target.

From The42 Letter from Rio: Adeus to a memorable Games which will live long for all the right reasons Party In Rio

Letter from Rio: Adeus to a memorable Games which will live long for all the right reasons

The curtain was drawn on an unforgettable summer of sport in Rio last night.

From The42 Hackers include Nadal, Farah and Rose in latest leak of medical details Bear Spills

Hackers include Nadal, Farah and Rose in latest leak of medical details

The Fancy Bears gained access to the World Anti-Doping Agency database.

From The42 'If I came to these Games and left without a medal I don't know what would have happened' Keane To Impress

'If I came to these Games and left without a medal I don't know what would have happened'

21-year-old Ellen Keane came of age in Rio, but a Paralympic bronze is only the start.

Paralympic Breakfast: Patrick Monahan competes in the marathon as the Games come to an end

It’s the last day of the Games but there is plenty of action before tonight’s closing ceremony.

From The42 'A few years ago, I would have been a guy that hated going out running' Change Of Mentality

'A few years ago, I would have been a guy that hated going out running'

A broken foot in the build up had appeared to put Mark English’s Rio hopes in jeopardy.

From The42 'I was thinking I have to do this for him because he's not here' Rebel Treble

'I was thinking I have to do this for him because he's not here'

Noelle Lenihan paid tribute to her father after winning Paralympic bronze.

From The42 Paralympic cyclist dies after suffering head injuries during today's Road Race RIP

Paralympic cyclist dies after suffering head injuries during today's Road Race

Bahman Golbarnezhad was competing in his second Games.

From The42 We've hit 10! Dynamic duo Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver in Paralympic Road Race Medal Alert

We've hit 10! Dynamic duo Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver in Paralympic Road Race

Ireland have now won five cycling medals in Rio.

From The42 'Exhausted' Keane finishes with another final as Nicole Turner pulls out on medical advice Rio 2016

'Exhausted' Keane finishes with another final as Nicole Turner pulls out on medical advice

The 21-year-old was happy to finish strongly.

From The42 Rebels Abú! Cork room-mates share Paralympic glory on memorable Rio night Rebels In Rio

Rebels Abú! Cork room-mates share Paralympic glory on memorable Rio night

Niamh McCarthy used Orla Barry’s silver-medal winning performance earlier in the day to spur her on to emulate the feat.

From The42 'I really felt I had a medal there': Mechanical failure costs Eoghan Clifford dearly Chain Pain

'I really felt I had a medal there': Mechanical failure costs Eoghan Clifford dearly

It wasn’t to be for the 36-year-old today.

From The42 Alex Brooker's speech on 'The Last Leg' is 3 minutes of must-see TV Rio 2016 This post contains videos

Alex Brooker's speech on 'The Last Leg' is 3 minutes of must-see TV

Brooker paid tribute to former F1 driver Alex Zanardi, who won Paralympic silver on the anniversary of the horrific accident that saw him lose both legs.