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Pentathlon Ireland athletes Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle both improved on their London 2012 Olympic performances in Rio 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We give the reasons why the IABA is simply not fit for purpose the top people involved should be all resigning with immediate effect.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.