# london2012 - Today’s News
Get ready for some stellar facts to break out in the pub later.
# london2012 - Monday 31 December, 2012
Starring Katie Taylor, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius and erm, Boris Johnson.
# london2012 - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
From Lady Gaga hanging out with Julian Assange to Tupac Shakur’s Coachella performance, here’s our shortlist of the stranger celebrity and political encounters of the year.
# london2012 - Thursday 20 December, 2012
The World Squash Federation make their case for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics.
# london2012 - Sunday 16 December, 2012
Cyclist was the clear favourite for the award and duly delivered.
# london2012 - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
The Hammers were named today as ‘first bidder’ for Olympic Stadium.
# london2012 - Saturday 13 October, 2012
The US Open champion just made the race for the world number one ranking a bit more interesting.
# london2012 - Sunday 23 September, 2012
There are those who believe that a person’s name has an influence over what they do in life. That may well be true for these sport stars.
# london2012 - Monday 3 September, 2012
Derry’s gold medallist has espoused the advantages of training in the US before defending his 200 metre title this week.
The South African sprinter complained that Alan Oliveira’s legs were ‘unbelievably long’ after the Brazilan beat him in last night’s 200m final.
# london2012 - Saturday 1 September, 2012
The 22-year-old blitzed the opposition to take home Ireland’s fourth gold of the Games.
# london2012 - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
Dubbed the “Poppa of the Games”, Guttman is survived by his daughter Eve who now finds endless pride in her father’s work.
# london2012 - Monday 27 August, 2012
As the London Paralympic Games get underway this week, we look ahead to all the action.
# london2012 - Thursday 23 August, 2012
The practice of ‘boosting’ for athletes with spinal injuries is a natural but gruesome method of gaining a physical edge.
# london2012 - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
Who knew Tokyo could get so crowded.
The three men, members of the Paralympic squad, are being questioned after allegations by three women yesterday.
# london2012 - Monday 20 August, 2012
The Olympic champion is thrilled that her fellow boxers are finally getting the recognition they deserve.
# london2012 - Sunday 19 August, 2012
While many are still lapping up the limelight, some are happy to continue the hard work, go fishing or have a nice game of dominoes.
# london2012 - Friday 17 August, 2012
The North won four gold medals and two bronze at the London Games, the country’s best result since Barcelona in 1992.
# london2012 - Thursday 16 August, 2012
The race walker also suggested the government should provide sport in this country with significant funding.
It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.
# london2012 - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
The sun may not have turned out, but around 5,000 Irish sports fans did this afternoon.
# london2012 - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
The fun just won’t stop for Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlon.
The 2012 Games were meant to be all about sustainability and organisers hope to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds by recycling historic memorabilia in the online auction.
Sports Minister said his comments at Team Ireland homecoming about money spent on sport being “better than putting it into hospitals” was meant to highlight importance of exercise in keeping nation healthy.
Treacy: ‘The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue’
The CEO also hit back at critics of the Irish athletes’ efforts.
The High Performance chief admits there’s challenges ahead for Ireland’s Olympic champion.
# london2012 - Monday 13 August, 2012
Featuring interviews with Katie Taylor, John Joe Nevin and Cian O’Connor, among others.
Our columnist gives a review and analysis of what was one of the most successful Olympic Games ever from an Irish supporter’s perspective.
Katie Taylor, show jumper Cian O’Connor and three other boxers had some extra baggage heading through Heathrow this morning.
# london2012 - Sunday 12 August, 2012
We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.
“Hopefully I made everyone in Ireland proud,” said the Olympian from Meath.
The Cork woman says all 66 of the Irish Olympians in London are now part of her family.
The Olympic silver medallist intends to take a break with his family.
We’ll be honest, they’re mostly Olympic related.
Featuring extensive pieces on women’s boxing, wrestling and the relationship between sport and religion.
Spain stand in the way as the ‘dream team’ seek a fifth gold in six Olympiads.
# london2012 - Saturday 11 August, 2012
There were mixed emotions for Team Ireland today, while Usain Bolt delivered another memorable performance.
Usain Bolt and co put in a stunning performance to break the world record at the event.