BRITISH long distance runner Mo Farah has cemented his status as an Olympic great with a second successful games.
BELFAST boxer Paddy Barnes has revealed his pride at being selected as Ireland’s flag bearer for this year’s Olympic Games in Rio.
THE head of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has been discharged from hospital and taken to a police station as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of tickets for the Rio Games.
THE torch relay for this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will include a stop at a refugee camp in Athens, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has said.
TWO Irish boxers have been investigated over betting at Rio 2016, the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has confirmed.
"The OCI can confirm that two Irish boxers at Rio 2016 were spoken to about inappropriate betting activity during the Games."
RIO 2016 organisers have issued an apology to members of the United States swimming team who were robbed by thieves posing as armed police.
POLICE in Rio have said they want to speak to the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as part of a ticket-scalping probe that has already led to the arrest of Ireland's highest ...
This is the grim reality of Olympic ‘legacy’.
AJUDGE-led inquiry is being set up in the Republic into the Olympics ticketing scandal, it was announced yesterday.