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Historic Moments for Ireland in the Modern Pentathlon at Rio Olympics

Pentathlon Ireland athletes Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle both improved on their London 2012 Olympic performances in Rio 2016.

Olympics: Zaur Antia speaks of disappointments in Rio

Much has been written about Irish boxing over the last three weeks , not all of it complimentary, despite the previously great record of the boxers in what has traditionally been the sport that delivers most Olympic medals for Ireland.

Olympics: Gary O’Donovan Team Ireland’s flag bearer at Rio Closing Ceremony

To Skibbereen’s Gary O’Donovan falls the honour of carrying the Irish flag at tonight’s closing ceremony of what has been certainly an eventful few weeks for Irish Sport.

At least 120 athletes at Rio who have served suspensions for...

There are currently over 11,000 athletes participating at the Rio Olympic Games. However, of that 11,000, at least 120 have served suspensions or had to return the medals in which they won for doping.

Ireland’s Olympic team schedule – Day by day viewing guide with...

We have the Olympic team schedule for all our athletes in Rio Olympics, we have a day by day viewing guide for what time and day the Irish athletes are competing.

Thomas Barr 4th in 400m Hurdles Final

Thomas Barr of Ferrybank ran another Irish record of 47.97 seconds to narrowly miss out an Olympic medal when finishing fourth in the final of the 400m Hurdles at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Boxing – Reasons why the IABA is simply ‘NOT fit...

We give the reasons why the IABA is simply not fit for purpose the top people involved should be all resigning with immediate effect.

Irish Olympic Council President Pat Hickey hospitalised after arrest in Brazil

The president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, Pat Hickey has been arrested in Brazil according to reports in the Brazilian media. Brazil media are reporting that Hickey was arrested at the Barra De Tijuca hotel this morning.

Tori Peña misses out on place in Olympic Pole Vault Final

Tori Peña of Finn Valley, the only Irish pole vaulter to ever qualify for the Olympic Games, was unable to progress to the women’s Olympic pole vault final on Tuesday after finishing 14th in Group B with a best of 4.30m.

Russia and the IABA respond after Conlan bout

One thing is for sure after today in the Olympics Michael Conlan should have been awarded the fight, Conlan was by far the better boxer throughout the three round fight and still found himself on the wrong end of the judges’ score cards.

Greg Broderick narrowly misses out on Olympic Show Jumping 3rd round

Ireland’s Greg Broderick and The Irish Sport Horse MHS Going Global, have missed out on a place in the third round of the individual Show Jumping competition in Rio, despite not knocking a fence in today’s second qualifier.

Oliver Dingley Advances to Olympic Diving Final – Start time 10pm...

Team Ireland’s Oliver Dingley continued to make Irish diving history today as he became the first Irish diver ever to make an Olympic Final.

Badminton Results – Scot Evans defeated in quarter-finals at Rio

Scott Evans’ Olympic badminton journey has come to an end as Denmark’s world number 4 Viktor Axelsen proved too strong for the Irishman in their last 16 tie.

Justin Rose first golf Gold Medallist in 112 years

It took 112 years for golf to find a new Olympic champion, but it was well worth the wait. Britain’s Justin Rose followed in the footsteps of the long-departed George Lyon of Canada when he climbed onto the podium to collect the Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro.

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