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 Sun, 4 Dec 2016 13:37:42 +0000 Sun, 4 Dec 2016 13:37:42 +0000 Sport News 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/ John Delaney quits Olympic Council of Ireland role John Delaney has told the Olympic Council of Ireland that he is stepping down from his role as OCI vice president. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:14:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1025/826854-john-delaney-quits-olympic-council-of-ireland-roll/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1025/826854-john-delaney-quits-olympic-council-of-ireland-roll/ Heffernan to fulfil Olympic 'dream' at Cork event Rob Heffernan is to be presented with his Olympic bronze medal in two weeks' time at a special ceremony in Cork's Concert Hall. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:58:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1021/825782-heffernan-to-receive-olympic-medal-at-cork-ceremon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1021/825782-heffernan-to-receive-olympic-medal-at-cork-ceremon/ Irish Paralympians honoured by President Ireland's 48-strong Paralympic Team and their family members gathered as guests of President Higgins at Áras an Uachtarán today. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:36:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1012/823599-team-ireland-paralympics-president/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1012/823599-team-ireland-paralympics-president/ Russian hammer thrower asks IOC not to bother her The International Olympic Committee has stripped hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko of the gold medal she won at London 2012 as part of its re-testing programme of samples from the 2008 and 2012 Games. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:30:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1011/823271-tatyana-lysenko/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1011/823271-tatyana-lysenko/ John Delaney: I had nothing to do with Rio tickets FAI chief executive John Delaney has issued a statement insisting he had "no knowledge of or involvement in anything to do with tickets for the Rio games" and that he was never contacted by Brazilian police. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:48:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0922/818471-john-delaney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0922/818471-john-delaney/ WADA and IOC to mend fences after doping tension World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie believes peace has broken out between his organisation and the International Olympic Committee after a summer of disputes about how to react to the Russian doping crisis. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:19:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0922/818544-wada-and-ioc-mend-fences-after-doping-crisis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0922/818544-wada-and-ioc-mend-fences-after-doping-crisis/ Mongolia coaches punished after pants protest World Wrestling has banned Mongolian coaches Byambarinchen Bayaraa and Tserenbaatar Tsogtbayar for three years for their bizarre protest during the Olympics. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:20:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0921/818254-mongolia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0921/818254-mongolia/ Mayor of Rome rules out bid for 2024 Olympics Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has publicly withdrawn the city's support for the Italian capital to bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:36:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0921/818217-mayor-of-rome/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0921/818217-mayor-of-rome/ Mutko denies Russian state involvement in hacking Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has angrily denied suggestions that the hacking of confidential medical records belonging to leading American sports stars has anything to do with the Russian state. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:31:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0914/816552-mutko-denies-russian-state-involvement-in-hacking/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0914/816552-mutko-denies-russian-state-involvement-in-hacking/