RTÉ Sport olympics http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport olympics http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:13:29 +0000 Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:13:29 +0000 Sport News Three in the race to succeed Pat Hickey Sarah Keane, Willie O'Brien and Bernard O'Byrne are the three candidates in the running to replace Pat Hickey as Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) President, it has been confirmed. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:59:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2017/0117/845645-oci-egm-nominations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2017/0117/845645-oci-egm-nominations/ IOC strips China of three 2008 weightlifting golds Three of China's dominant weightlifting team from the Beijing Olympics have been caught doping by the International Olympic Committee's programme of re-testing samples from the 2008 and 2012 Games. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:13:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0108/843432-ioc-strips/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0108/843432-ioc-strips/ RTÉ sports coverage dominates most-watched list Sport on RTÉ dominated the most watched programmes on Irish television in 2016, with Euro 2006 and GAA Championship coverage drawing nine of the ten biggest audiences of the year. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:07:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0112/844499-rte-soccer-and-gaa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0112/844499-rte-soccer-and-gaa/ McIlroy unlikely to compete at 2020 Olympics Rory McIlroy says it's very unlikely that he will compete at the 2020 Olympics. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:02:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0110/844039-mcilroy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0110/844039-mcilroy/ Basketball boss O'Byrne wants top OCI job Basketball Ireland boss Bernard O'Byrne is to run for the role of President of the Olympic Council of Ireland. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:22:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2017/0110/843981-olympic-council-ireland-elections/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2017/0110/843981-olympic-council-ireland-elections/ Russian quartet suspended as part of Sochi probe Four Russian skeleton athletes have been provisionally suspended pending investigations into alleged anti-doping violations at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:54:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1230/841826-russian-skeleton-teams/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1230/841826-russian-skeleton-teams/ Michael Conlan tells AIBA he will not pay fine Michael Conlan insists he has no intention of paying the €9,300 fine imposed on him by the International Boxing Association. Thu, 22 Dec 2016 21:27:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1222/840837-conlan-tells-aiba-he-will-not-pay-their-fine/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1222/840837-conlan-tells-aiba-he-will-not-pay-their-fine/ Olympic Council of Ireland to elect new president The Olympic Council of Ireland is to elect a new president in February. Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:45:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1213/838610-olympic-council-of-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1213/838610-olympic-council-of-ireland/ IOC to test every Russian sample from London 2012 The International Olympic Committee said that a new report on state-sponsored doping in Russia had revealed "a fundamental attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and on sport in general". Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:27:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837809-ioc-to-test-every-russian-athlete-from-london-2012/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837809-ioc-to-test-every-russian-athlete-from-london-2012/ Evans: I've no memory of ripping my shirt off After 13 tough years, often struggling unsuccessfully against the tide, the highs of Rio felt like sweet justification for Scott Evans. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 23:10:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1116/832227-scott-evans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1116/832227-scott-evans/ Harbison takes over at Sport Ireland Institute Liam Harbison has been appointed as the new Director of the Sport Ireland Institute, replacing Gary Keegan. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 13:37:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1204/836457-harbison-takes-over-the-reins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1204/836457-harbison-takes-over-the-reins/ Zaur Antia agrees five-year deal with IABA Zaur Antia has agreed a new contract with the Irish Amateur Boxing Association, keeping him with Irish boxing until at least 2021. Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:41:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1202/835999-zaur-antia-agrees-five-year-deal-with-iaba/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1202/835999-zaur-antia-agrees-five-year-deal-with-iaba/ EOC acting president wants compassion for Hickey Acting president of the European Olympic Committee Janez Kocijancic has called on authorities in Brazil to treat former EOC and Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey with compassion. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 21:08:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1115/831980-rio-2016/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1115/831980-rio-2016/ Dingley aims high following Rio achievement Olympic diver Ollie Dingley says that the Rio Games were a life-changing experience for him and he's already looking forward to challenging for a place on the podium at Tokyo 2020. Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:22:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1110/830733-dingley-aiming-high-following-rio/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1110/830733-dingley-aiming-high-following-rio/ Ó Catháin resigns from OCI Executive Board Ciarán Ó Catháin has resigned from the Executive Board of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI). Thu, 3 Nov 2016 16:58:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1103/828889-ocathain-resigns-from-oci-executive-board/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1103/828889-ocathain-resigns-from-oci-executive-board/ Injunction threat delays OCI ticketing review The Olympic Council of Ireland has said a review of ticketing arrangements for the Rio Olympics has been postponed pending the outcome of criminal proceedings against Pat Hickey. Thu, 3 Nov 2016 06:30:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1102/828765-oci-review/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1102/828765-oci-review/ WADA president defends reputation of Rio 2016 World Anti-doping Agency president Craig Reedie claims the integrity of the Rio Olympics was not undermined despite some "regrettable" flaws in the athlete testing process. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:51:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1028/827541-wada-president/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1028/827541-wada-president/ OCI will not see independent ticketing report The Executive Council of the Olympic Council of Ireland has said they will not view an independent report into ticket arrangements for the Rio Olympics. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:51:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1027/827437-oci/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1027/827437-oci/ Kilty resigns from Olympic Council of Ireland post Kevin Kilty has resigned from his post as the Olympic Council of Ireland's honorary treasurer. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:28:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1027/827271-kilty-resigns-from-olympic-council-of-ireland-post/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1027/827271-kilty-resigns-from-olympic-council-of-ireland-post/ IOC disqualify six medallists from Beijing 2008 The International Olympic Committee has sanctioned nine more athletes - including six medal winners - after they tested positive in the reanalysis of stored samples from the Beijing Olympics. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:12:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1026/827154-ioc-disqualify-six-medallists-from-beijing-2008/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1026/827154-ioc-disqualify-six-medallists-from-beijing-2008/