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 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:58:36 +0100 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:58:36 +0100 Sport News 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. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:05:53 +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/ WADA hacking 'originated out of Russia' The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revealed that confidential athlete data relating to the Rio Olympics was hacked by a Russian cyber espionage group. Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:13:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0913/816350-wada-hacked-by-russian/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0913/816350-wada-hacked-by-russian/ Meet our Paralympians: Helen Kearney A para-equestrian dressage rider, Helen Kearney has enjoyed considerable success in her sport. Sun, 11 Sep 2016 20:39:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0911/815853-meet-our-paralympians-helen-kearney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0911/815853-meet-our-paralympians-helen-kearney/ Meet our Paralympians: Ellen Keane Ellen Keane was Ireland's youngest athlete when she swam in the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. Sun, 11 Sep 2016 20:45:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0911/815857-meet-our-paralympians-ellen-keane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0911/815857-meet-our-paralympians-ellen-keane/ Thomas Barr: Rio medal 'not unlikely' Thomas Barr, who narrowly missed out on an Olympic 400m hurdles medal, says "it's not unlikely" that his position could be upgraded in the future. Sat, 10 Sep 2016 21:04:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0910/815630-thomas-barr/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0910/815630-thomas-barr/ Judge accepts charges against Hickey and Mallon A judge in Rio de Janeiro has accepted charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon. Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:25:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0909/815571-pat-hickey/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0909/815571-pat-hickey/ How Jason Smyth cruised into the 100m final Jason Smyth began his quest for a third 100m gold on the bounce with a routine heat victory in Rio on Thursday night. Fri, 9 Sep 2016 09:49:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0908/815291-how-jason-smyth-cruised-into-the-100m-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0908/815291-how-jason-smyth-cruised-into-the-100m-final/ Irish in Action: Rio 2016 Paralympics Day 2 It's Day 2 of the Paralympics and Team Ireland's medal drive picks up pace with Jason Smyth at the top of the queue. Check out the day's event for the Irish. Fri, 9 Sep 2016 13:47:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0908/815277-irish-in-action/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0908/815277-irish-in-action/ Scully clocks brilliant PB to take sixth in final James Scully said he could hold his head high after he produced a terrific PB time of 2:51.45 to take sixth in the men's 200m freestyle final on Thursday night. Fri, 9 Sep 2016 00:56:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0909/815306-scully-clocks-brilliant-pb-to-take-sixth-in-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0909/815306-scully-clocks-brilliant-pb-to-take-sixth-in-final/ Lochte banned for false robbery claims in Rio Ryan Lochte has been banned from competitive swimming for 10 months for falsely claiming he and three American team-mates were robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Olympics. Fri, 9 Sep 2016 00:57:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0908/815233-lochte-banned-for-false-claims-in-rio/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0908/815233-lochte-banned-for-false-claims-in-rio/ Former swimmer Storey bags 12th Paralympic gold Sarah Storey won her 12th Paralympic gold medal on Thursday's opening day of the Rio Games. Thu, 8 Sep 2016 22:51:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0908/815287-sarah-storey/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0908/815287-sarah-storey/ McCarron Rooney through to quarter-final Irish table tennis competitor Rena McCarron Rooney is through to the quarter-finals after defeating Maha Bargouthi of Jordan: 11-3,11-4,11-8. Sat, 10 Sep 2016 00:51:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/paralympics/2016/0909/815501-mccarron-rooney-confident/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/paralympics/2016/0909/815501-mccarron-rooney-confident/