Event: London 2012 Olympics
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
Natasha Jonas has admitted Katie Taylor broke her heart in London five years ago, but now the Liverpool lightweight is citing Taylor as her inspiration for coming out of retirement.
Thu, 13 Apr, 2017
The Government’s Olympics ticket touting scandal inquiry may be extended past its 12-week deadline if the scale of information uncovered makes the current schedule unworkable.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
It didn’t arrive yesterday, as he hoped, but Rob Heffernan will nonetheless get his hands on an Olympic medal in the coming months.
Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
A multi-millionaire British football club owner who is known to keep a deliberately low profile is this morning at the centre of Ireland’s Olympics ticket touting controversy alongside four other directors of one of his lucrative firms.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2016
There’s a reason Cork is the country’s winningest sporting county. Superior genes? Unlikely. Superior belief?
Tue, 16 Aug, 2016
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
Twitter marks its 10th anniversary today, with the social media site having hosted some of the biggest social movements of the last 10 years, yet uncertainty still hangs over its future.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
World champion walker Rob Heffernan has said he is “dreaming” amid reports that he may be upgraded to Olympic bronze following the doping scandal that has engulfed world athletics.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
Russia faces being banned from the Rio 2016 Olympics after an investigation revealed “state-sponsored” doping on a wide scale in one of sport’s biggest ever scandals.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
The London 2012 Olympics was “sabotaged” by the presence of Russian athletes with suspicious doping profiles, according to a WADA independent commission report.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
Cork woman Gemma Crowley is the Team Services Manager at the Rugby World Cup for Ireland’s Pool D. She offers an insight into some of the logistics that have gone into planning England 2015...
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association were last night maintaining a silent stance on Billy Walsh’s future as Irish head coach following speculation that the Wexford man is set to take up a coaching role with the United States’ boxing team.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
FROM an Irish perspective, there is bitter irony in the fact that China is where former Olympic 1,500m champion Sebastian Coe won the race to be president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the body that governs world athletics.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
Irish head coach Billy Walsh hailed Adam “The Guard” Nolan after he dumped No. 1 seed Radzhab Butaev out of the European Elite Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria yesterday.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
Athletics Ireland CEO John Foley says the association is deeply concerned about the allegations of widespread doping in the sport, reported in yesterday’s Sunday Times.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
Athletics is set to be engulfed in a fresh doping crisis following the “biggest leak of blood-test data in sporting history”, the Sunday Times reports.
Sun, 02 Aug, 2015
Olympic champion Katie Taylor has been chosen as Team Ireland’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony for the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, tomorrow.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Two of Muhammad Ali’s daughters have played down concerns regarding the former heavyweight boxing champion’s health.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
Olympic champion and Sheffield United fan Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced that she would want her name removed from a stand at Bramall Lane if the club were to re-sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
FIFA is facing the prospect of losing two of its biggest sponsors after airline Emirates decided not to renew its contract and electronics giant Sony also considering ending its links with the world governing body.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2014
Irish sports chiefs have insisted that athletes are not hood-winking "relentless" anti-doping checks, despite concerns the nation’s detection rate is behind international levels.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was yesterday convicted of culpable homicide — the equivalent Irish legal term is manslaughter — escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and will now battle to avoid going to prison.
Sat, 13 Sep, 2014
The International Paralympic Committeee will allow Oscar Pistorius to compete in the future after the movement’s most famous athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend.
Fri, 12 Sep, 2014
Double-amputee Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius can’t flee dangerous situations and has a "heightened fight response" due to his disability, a defence witness told his murder trial.
Fri, 04 Jul, 2014
It's been reported that Manchester United are close to signing Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera.
Tue, 24 Jun, 2014
Irish sprinter Steven Colvert has been forced to withdraw from the European Team Championships in Tallinn, Estonia this weekend due to an adverse finding for EPO in an out of competition test on May 20.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
Cork artist Fin Dac is building quite a reputation with his impressive murals, writes Marc O’Sullivan.
Thu, 22 May, 2014
Laura Robson says Elena Baltacha will be “forever a team-mate” after the former British number one lost her fight against cancer.
Tue, 06 May, 2014
The Football Association suffered a £34m hit in income from broadcast rights last season, the governing body’s annual report has revealed.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
She rose to fame as Posh Spice, then became one of the most famous footballer’s wives. Now a self-made fashion icon, Victoria Beckham reaches another milestone this week — she turns 40.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2014
Two Premier League clubs have commissioned genetic profiles of their players to identify their strengths and potential weaknesses, it can be revealed.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
London 2012 Olympians Adam Nolan and Darren O’Neill both won their semi-finals at the National Elite Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium last night.
Sun, 02 Mar, 2014
Melanie Chisholm has hinted the Spice Girls could reform in 2016.
Fri, 28 Feb, 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 International Cycling Union (UCI) has appointed three people including a war crimes investigator to sit on an independent commission to look into allegations of wrongdoing in the past.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
The international cycling union UCI has appointed three people including a war crimes investigator o sit on an independent commission to look into allegations of wrongdoing in the past.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2014
Tom Daley says it was "love at first sight" when he met his partner.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
Drug testing has been a big part of my life as an athlete. The Irish Sports Council takes a strong stance on testing and I have been consistently drug tested for the past 12 years.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013