Rio Olympic head Carlos Nuzman charged with corruption

Rio Olympic head Carlos Nuzman charged with corruption

The head of last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been charged by Brazilian prosecutors with corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and running a criminal organisation.

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President of Rio2016 games, Carlos Nuzman, could be suspended after arrest, say IOC

President of Rio2016 games, Carlos Nuzman, could be suspended after arrest, say IOC

The International Olympic Committee admits it could suspend honorary member Carlos Nuzman after the president of the Rio 2016 Games was arrested in Brazil on bribery and fraud charges.

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Pat Hickey could be back in Ireland soon

Pat Hickey could be back in Ireland soon

Pat Hickey is to have his passport returned to him and will be allowed to leave Brazil.

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Olympic tickets inquiry calls on affected Irish fans to come forward

Olympic tickets inquiry calls on affected Irish fans to come forward

Judge Moran has appealed for members of the public to get in contact about their experiences in applying for tickets for the Olympic Games this year.

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Wada report into Rio anti-doping criticises 'serious failings'

Wada report into Rio anti-doping criticises 'serious failings'

A damning report has criticised "serious failings" in the anti-doping operation at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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OCI governance report due for discussion by Executive Board

OCI governance report due for discussion by Executive Board

The independent report on the governance of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) is now thought to be complete.

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WATCH: O’ Donovan brothers bring medals home to former school

WATCH: O’ Donovan brothers bring medals home to former school

“Once they wore our uniform and ran around our school.”

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Swimming boss denies IOC opposition to stricter Rio criteria for Russia

Swimming boss denies IOC opposition to stricter Rio criteria for Russia

FINA, however, refutes the claim that it has been soft on doping,

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British Rio medallist Nile Wilson does daredevil gymnastics off the side of a bus

It’s really quite impressive – as are the crowds lined up for an Olympic homecoming parade.

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THG the official OCI ticket reseller for 2018 and 2020 Games, company confirms

THG the official OCI ticket reseller for 2018 and 2020 Games, company confirms

THG Sports Hospitality has said that it been appointed official ticket reseller for the Olympic Council of Ireland for the 2018 Winter Games.

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Ryan Lochte handed 10-month swimming ban and loses bonuses over Rio incident.

Ryan Lochte handed 10-month swimming ban and loses bonuses over Rio incident.

"Unfortunately, this story line took attention away from the athletes who deserved it the most."

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Be inspired by our favourite Paralympic ad campaigns

Be inspired by our favourite Paralympic ad campaigns

These adverts will get you even more excited for the games to begin.

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You'll love this remix of 'Row, row, row your boat' in honour of the O'Donovan brothers

You'll love this remix of 'Row, row, row your boat' in honour of the O'Donovan brothers

There's no doubting who were the stand out stars for Ireland at the Rio Olympics.

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WATCH: Olympic legend Michael Phelps had great craic with Jimmy Fallon

WATCH: Olympic legend Michael Phelps had great craic with Jimmy Fallon

Fallon took the opportunity to bring up the infamous picture of the five-time Olympian looking VERY angry in Rio.

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Ryan Lochte is trying to draw a line under his troubles at the Rio Olympics

Ryan Lochte is trying to draw a line under his troubles at the Rio Olympics

Lochte said his legal team is dealing with the situation, adding: "We're just trying to get this over with."

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Put an extension onto Skibbereen for the homecoming, says Paul O'Donovan

Put an extension onto Skibbereen for the homecoming, says Paul O'Donovan

Ireland’s Olympic medallist and latest world champion Paul O’Donovan is looking forward to partying in his native Skibbereen in Co Cork on Monday.

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Sonia: 'Pull like a dog' could be in the dictionary soon!

Sonia: 'Pull like a dog' could be in the dictionary soon!

Former Olympian Sonia O'Sullivan says the phrase 'pull like a dog' will end up in the dictionary.

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Thomas Barr all smiles for ‘insane’ reception at graduation ceremony

Thomas Barr all smiles for ‘insane’ reception at graduation ceremony

"It was insane. I was nearly more taken aback by that than when I was running in the stadium."

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Annalise Murphy using silver medal as motivation to race in Tokyo Olympics

Annalise Murphy using silver medal as motivation to race in Tokyo Olympics

Ireland's newest Olympic hero Annalise Murphy says she's using her silver medal as her motivation to race at the next Olympics.

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Watch as Annalise Murphy leads flotilla for Dublin homecoming

Watch as Annalise Murphy leads flotilla for Dublin homecoming

Annalise Murphy returned to her home port of Dún Laoghaire in Dublin to a rapturous reception this evening.

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US star Hope Solo handed six-month suspension after calling Sweden cowards

US star Hope Solo handed six-month suspension after calling Sweden cowards

"I could not be the player I am without being the person I am, even when I haven't made the best choices or said the right things."

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Michael Conlan’s young fans had a special message at Olympic homecoming

Michael Conlan’s young fans had a special message at Olympic homecoming

Many of Ireland’s other stars arrived back as part of the 40-strong group

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Rory McIlroy ‘somewhat proven wrong’ by golf’s success at the Olympics

Rory McIlroy ‘somewhat proven wrong’ by golf’s success at the Olympics

"It pleasantly surprised me. There was more people at the golf events than there was at the athletics."

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Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy: Well, at least I didn't finish last

Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy: Well, at least I didn't finish last

Humble Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy has revealed her highest hope going into the games was not to finish last.

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Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist returns to flashing cameras and cheers at Dublin airport

Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist returns to flashing cameras and cheers at Dublin airport

A public homecoming will take place at the People's Park in Dun Laoghaire, South County Dublin on Thursday.

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Ryan Lochte sees sponsors walk away after Rio Olympics embarrassment

Ryan Lochte sees sponsors walk away after Rio Olympics embarrassment

"We appreciate his many achievements and hope he moves forward and learns from this experience."

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Irish Olympian’s mother had to buy Rio tickets from Norwegian site

Irish Olympian’s mother had to buy Rio tickets from Norwegian site

Grainne Adams, mother of sailor Finn Lynch, was unable to obtain tickets from PRO 10 - the OCI's official ticket retailer.

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Gary Player pleased as golf thrives on Olympic stage despite high-profile withdrawals

Gary Player pleased as golf thrives on Olympic stage despite high-profile withdrawals

Britain's Justin Rose defeated Open champion Henrik Stenson in a thrilling duel in the men's competition.

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Rio Olympics reaches colourful conclusion

Rio Olympics reaches colourful conclusion

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach praised Rio's "marvellous Games" during a closing ceremony marked by colour, music and rain at the Maracana Stadium.

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Michael Conlan hits out at AIBA after another controversial judge's decision

Michael Conlan hits out at AIBA after another controversial judge's decision

Six judges have already been were sent home by the boxing association.

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Paul Pollock produces late surge at Olympic marathon

Paul Pollock produces late surge at Olympic marathon

Paul Pollock stormed up the field to take a creditable 32nd place for Ireland in the Olympic men’s marathon in Rio today.

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Brazilian police seize passports, tickets and devices at Olympic Council of Ireland offices

Brazilian police seize passports, tickets and devices at Olympic Council of Ireland offices

Brazilian police have raided the Rio offices of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) this morning, it has been revealed.

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Watch Katie Taylor's father explain how Irish boxing team became 'a mess' after coach Billy Walsh left

Watch Katie Taylor's father explain how Irish boxing team became 'a mess' after coach Billy Walsh left

Katie Taylor's father Pete has blamed the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) and the departure of Billy Walsh for Ireland's lack of boxing medals at the Rio Olympics.

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Government MEP calls on Government to combat ticket touting

Government MEP calls on Government to combat ticket touting

A Fine Gael MEP has called for the Government to legislate against ticket touting.

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Samba time! Dublin hosts Olympic Fun Fest today

Samba time! Dublin hosts Olympic Fun Fest today

Dublin City Council is bringing a little bit of Rio to the capital today.

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Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe in top ten of modern pentathlon

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe in top ten of modern pentathlon

His progress was marked during the final biathlon event.

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Comeback sees O'Keeffe finish eighth in Modern Pentathlon at Rio Olympics

Comeback sees O'Keeffe finish eighth in Modern Pentathlon at Rio Olympics

Ireland's Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe has finished in eigth place in the Modern Pentathlon event at the Rio Olympics tonight.

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Watch this Spanish basketball player score ridiculously tough three-pointer in women's Olympic final

Watch this Spanish basketball player score ridiculously tough three-pointer in women's Olympic final

It's the final of the women's basketball competition in Rio tonight, and one player has given us an Olympic moment to remember.

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Gary O’Donovan will be Ireland's flag bearer for Olympics closing ceremony

Gary O’Donovan will be Ireland's flag bearer for Olympics closing ceremony

Gary O’Donovan has been selected as Ireland’s flag bearer for the closing ceremony at the Rio Olympic Games.

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Leona Maguire shoots two-under-par in final round at Olympics

Leona Maguire shoots two-under-par in final round at Olympics

Leona Maguire has a relatively positive final day in the Olympic women’s golf competition, shooting a two-under-par final round of 69 to finish on that score of two-under as Park Inbee took the honours.

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Impressive finish for Ireland’s Aileen Reid in Olympic triathlon

Impressive finish for Ireland’s Aileen Reid in Olympic triathlon

Ireland’s Aileen Reid has finished 21st in the Olympic women’s triathlon on Copacabana today.

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Rio Olympics Day 15 - All the Irish action today

Rio Olympics Day 15 - All the Irish action today

After the heroics of Ireland's race walkers - Rob Heffernan, Alex Wright and Brendan Boyce - yesterday, it's the turn of Ireland's competitors in the golf, triathlon and modern pentathlon today.

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US swimmer Feigen makes payment and leaves Brazil amid 'robbery' scandal

US swimmer Feigen makes payment and leaves Brazil amid 'robbery' scandal

The last of the four American Olympic swimmers involved in a highly-publicised incident at a Rio petrol station is on his way back to the US.

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Usain Bolt on cloud nine after completing 'triple triple' Olympic mission

Usain Bolt on cloud nine after completing 'triple triple' Olympic mission

Usain Bolt hopes he has achieved a feat no man will be able to match as he completed his 'triple triple' mission by anchoring Jamaica to gold in the men's 4x100 metres relay on his final Olympic appearance.

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Russian trio disqualified from Beijing Olympics after re-analysis of samples

Russian trio disqualified from Beijing Olympics after re-analysis of samples

Russia's appalling doping record continues to bring shame on the country.

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Natalya Coyle finishes a superb seventh in modern pentathlon

Natalya Coyle finishes a superb seventh in modern pentathlon

It is her second Olympic top-ten in a row.

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Rob Heffernan aims for World Championships: I'm still one of the best in the world

Rob Heffernan aims for World Championships: I'm still one of the best in the world

Rob Heffernan has been restored to sixth place after an eventful Men's 50K walk in Rio.

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US swimmer Ryan Lochte apologises over Rio 'robbery' incident

US swimmer Ryan Lochte apologises over Rio 'robbery' incident

Brazilian police have said Lochte lied by saying he and three other swimmers were robbed.

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Rob Heffernan restored to sixth after bronze medallist appeals disqualification

Rob Heffernan restored to sixth after bronze medallist appeals disqualification

The Cork walker was in the top ten for much of the race but couldn’t break through to the medal positions.

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Rio Olympics Day 14 - All the Irish action today

Rio Olympics Day 14 - All the Irish action today

Here’s when you need to be in front of the tv.

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US swimmer Feigan to make payment and leave Brazil amid robbery scandal

US swimmer Feigan to make payment and leave Brazil amid robbery scandal

Under an agreement reached with a Brazilian judge, Feigen will donate the money to an "institution" and depart.

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Minister announces inquiry to be led by a retired judge into ticket touting allegations

Minister announces inquiry to be led by a retired judge into ticket touting allegations

Latest: The Board of the Olympic Council of Ireland has released the following statement: "The Board of the Olympic Council of Ireland regrets that recent events in Brazil have overshadowed the many great performances of Team Ireland at the Rio Olympic Games."

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American Olympic Committee apologises to Brazil after 'fabricated robbery' scandal

American Olympic Committee apologises to Brazil after 'fabricated robbery' scandal

Update 8am: The American Olympic Committee has apologised to Brazil after a number of its swimmers were accused of faking an armed robbery in Rio.

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Usain Bolt kisses goodbye to last Olympic dream after clinching 8th gold

Usain Bolt kisses goodbye to last Olympic dream after clinching 8th gold

Usain Bolt knelt down to kiss the finish line goodbye as he greeted an emotional eighth Olympic title with a mixture of frustration and relief in Rio.

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AIBA re-assigns executive director in wake of judging controversy at Rio games

AIBA re-assigns executive director in wake of judging controversy at Rio games

Olympic boxing's governing body AIBA has taken further action in the wake of the judging controversy which has rocked the Rio Games.

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