# london-2012 - Friday 27 July, 2012
Ireland’s four-time world boxing champion doesn’t need any introduction but in the interests of completion, here you go.
An Taoiseach — along with Sports Minister, Leo Varadkar — dropped in on Sonia O’Sullivan’s team earlier.
Ireland’s six team members found out who they would be meeting this afternoon.
Jimmy’s penultimate profile is of the dynamic sailing duo from Dublin.
Ireland’s biggest medal hope was today handed a tough draw in her quarter-final.
Step 0.5 is never, ever referring to your party as a “rocking Olympic party.”
The Dublin southpaw celebrated wildly after clinching gold in 1992.
Im Dong-Hyun, who is blind in one eye, scored 699 points from 72 arrows to beat his own record today.
The finishing touches are being put to tonight’s extravagant spectacle.
The Jamaican star is relaxed ahead of his Olympic defence of the Men’s 100m.
Katie Taylor is tipped for the gold but how many medals in total do you think Ireland can win at the Olympics?
Excited about the Olympics yet? Here are 30 interesting facts to pique your interest.
“Nice to see you, to see you, nice…”
Born in California, she holds the Irish pole vault record at 4.52m and will be the first ever athlete to represent Ireland in the event.
Katie taking gold? Bolt answering his critics? Phelps facing some competition? We’re pretty excited.
Enda Kenny will be a busy man today in advance of the Olympics 2012 opening ceremony.
# london-2012 - Thursday 26 July, 2012
Team GB managed a disappointing 1-1 draw in their Opening match at the Olympics.
Watch The Guardian’s timeline from the birth of the Games to present day.
Welsh midfielder Joe Allen was described as “English” in a team programme.
Jimmy’s on his bike with a cyclist who could cause an Olympic shock.
Reports suggest the showjumper will attempt to overturn the decision.
The former world number one is out to stop Roger Federer claiming another title at Wimbledon’s centre court.
The CAS has yet to release a full report on their decision to turn down Ward’s appeal.
Wozzilroy — their name, not ours — have landed.
Saddle up with Jimmy and the multi-discipline equestrian squad.
Want a bit of John Cleese and a cup of Rosie Lee?
The Belfast native opens her Olympic judo campaign against Shugen Wu on Saturday morning.
A new study conducted by Dutch mathematicians determined Bolt can not only run 100 metres in 9.4 seconds but he can also set the record as low as 9.36 seconds. Really?
56 years ago, the legendary Irish athlete was first across the line in the 1500m final.
However, the Australian also predicted success for his countryman James Magnussen in the 100m freestyle.
There have been some less-than-glowing remarks made about the event of late, but here are some reasons to be positive.
In two sections measuring 32 inches side to side and 22 inches up and down, the paper admitted it would cause problems for commuters.
The world’s fastest man is bidding to become the first-ever to win back-to-back 100m and 200m titles on the track.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) are expected to make a decision on Ward’s case this afternoon.
Here’s everything you need to know this morning – unless your name is Joe Ward.
Gold for Katie? Phelps beaten? Bill O’Herlihy losing his patience with Jerry Kiernan?
The women’s tournament final on Horse Guards Parade will be graced by British royalty.