Japan scraps $2bn stadium after outrage over costs

Japan scraps $2bn stadium after outrage over costs

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has confirmed that plans have been scrapped for a controversial $2bn national stadium, the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after sky-rocketing costs sparked public outrage.
RTÉ optimistic Olympics will remain free-to-air

RTÉ optimistic Olympics will remain free-to-air

RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle Nugent is optimistic that the Olympic Games will remain on terrestrial television despite the recent purchase of exclusive pan-European rights by Eurosport.
Column: Mo Farah and his doorbell problem

Column: Mo Farah and his doorbell problem

Former Team Ireland sprinter David Gillick looks at the hows and whys of Olympic champion Mo Farah's two missed drugs tests.
Eurosport claims pan-European Olympic rights

Eurosport claims pan-European Olympic rights

Eurosport has claimed pan-European rights to the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, although it has indicated that it will sub-license TV coverage to ensure some content is free-to-air.
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Medal Table

Country Total
USA 45 27 30 102
China 38 28 23 89
Great Britain 29 17 19 65
Russia 25 25 32 82
South Korea 13 8 7 28
Ireland 1 1 3 5
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