Event: 2012 Games
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Boris Johnson knocked over a child during a game of street rugby in Japan.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2015
World Cups can be yawn-inducing events for players who have so much time to kill between their daily duties and Steve Hansen’s All Blacks could do worse than spend an afternoon staring at the walls of their Lensbury Park Hotel.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
Three years ago, he crossed the finish line at the London Olympics but the race hasn’t ended.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah missed two drugs tests in the build up to the 2012 Games, it has been reported.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
Kevin Ankrom’s first contract as Athletics Ireland’s high performance manager expired last night as the first bars of Auld Lang Syne kicked off and, though there has been no announcement about a follow-up, the American is breezily confident about sticking around.
Thu, 01 Jan, 2015
Ireland’s silver medallist pairing of Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern are still coming to terms with their display the ISAF World Cup in Hyeres, France on Saturday.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
Now that Paul Galvin has hung up his inter-county boots and with more and more Irish sports people getting tattoos, who will now sport the best body art and why? We went in search of some answers.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
The vote to elect the most powerful man in world sport takes place tomorrow after a campaign that has descended into controversy and acrimony.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
The idea of Ireland hosting Euro 2020 was mooted by the FAI last year. Ireland has also been suggested as a host for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013
David Beckham has arranged top-of-the-range kits and facilities for his sons' soccer teams.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2012
Britpop veterans Blur saw off competition from fellow reformed rockers The Stone Roses to be named the best live act at the Q Awards.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2012
It was the most incredible two weeks in London.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012
British para-cycling world champion Jon-Allan Butterworth has apologised for comments he made criticising fellow athletes.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
A man who tried to spy on female members of the Chinese Olympic swimming team has been told he could be spared jail.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2012
London Olympics organisers promised an unforgettable party to close the 2012 Games and they pulled out all the stops to make it a night to remember, with Britain stamped all over it.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
Thousands flocked to London's Olympic Park tonight for the spectacular opening ceremony heralding the start of the 2012 Games.
Fri, 27 Jul, 2012
There may not be an Olympic medal for cheeky advertising but Paddy Power would certainly be going for gold if there ever was such an event.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2012
The Olympics kick off in Wales today – two days before the official opening ceremony in London.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012
The controversy surrounding the Irish women’s 4x400m relay team may yet run through until next Monday – four days before the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony – after confirmation yesterday of the details surrounding Catriona Cuddihy’s appeal.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2012
Every Olympics has a new emblem, and every emblem causes outrage, none more so than 2012’s jagged shards, says Richard Fitzpatrick
Fri, 13 Jul, 2012
Britain’s military has told residents of an upscale apartment development near the Olympic Park in east London it is installing a missile battery on top of a tower within their housing complex to defend the 2012 Games this summer.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2012
West Ham have confirmed that they have submitted a bid to become tenants of the Olympic Stadium in London after the 2012 Games.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
A fourth suspect was arrested today by detectives investigating allegations that Tottenham Hotspur spied on Olympic officials during its stadium bid.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
ONE is a four-time Olympic champion and a face of the 2012 Games and the other a Premier League referee — but it appears some football fans are having trouble telling them apart.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
One is a four-time Olympic champion and a face of the 2012 Games and the other a Premier League referee – but it appears some football fans are having trouble telling them apart.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2011
WORLD amateur boxing chiefs AIBA have strongly indicated they will not make it compulsory for female boxers to wear skirts at the 2012 Olympics.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2011
A 29-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on suspicion of fraud yesterday after allegations that Tottenham Hotspur spied on Olympics officials during its stadium bid.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2011
The British government will announce today that the Olympic stadium deal with West Ham and Newham Council has collapsed, sources said.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2011
A teenage girl who acted as a youth Olympic ambassador has denied offences linked to rioting in London.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2011
THE Olympic Council of Ireland has moved quickly to dispel suggestions they will accept ‘B’ standard athletes for next year’s London Olympics.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2011
WITH the wonderful news from Pat Hickey that the Olympic torch for the 2012 Games stands an excellent chance of coming through Ireland in July on its way to London, might I suggest Derek Burnett and Philip Murphy as torchbearers?
Sat, 09 Jul, 2011
Top-level talks are taking place about bringing the Olympic torch to Ireland as part of the celebrations ahead of the Games in London next year.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
Tottenham today took the first step in their legal battle to challenge the decision to hand the Olympic Stadium to West Ham.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
The line-up has been announced for a series of concerts counting down to the UK Olympics.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011
UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner has claimed Olympic chiefs are morally obliged to choose West Ham’s bid to take over the Olympic Stadium instead of Tottenham’s “filthy lucre”.
Sat, 15 Jan, 2011
The International Olympic Committee have given their approval to London’s plans to change the marathon route for the 2012 Games.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2010
Tottenham confirmed this morning that they have registered an interest in occupying the Olympic Stadium in east London after the 2012 Games.
Fri, 01 Oct, 2010
New West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady wants the club to eventually relocate to the London 2012 stadium – even suggesting the team could be renamed “West Ham Olympic”.
Sat, 23 Jan, 2010
A Irish company today won the contract to build the ’greener’ red London bus.
Wed, 23 Dec, 2009
THERE’S fundraising, and then there’s fundraising.
Thu, 08 Oct, 2009
Sebastian Coe will report to the International Olympic Committee today that London’s preparations for the 2012 Games remain on time and on budget.
Wed, 07 Oct, 2009
US President Barack Obama will travel to Copenhagen to support the bid by the city of Chicago to host the 2016 Olympic Games.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2009
Irish boxing sensation Katie Taylor says she is relieved that women's boxing is now on the Olympics menu, after the historic decision made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday afternoon.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2009