# olympic-games - Today’s News
Rain or shine (and it’s mostly rain) there are some things we know will always happen in Ireland.
# olympic-games - Yesterday’s News
It will become the first city to have held both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022.
# olympic-games - Monday 29 June, 2015
Discovery Communications, the owners of Eurosport, has paid over €1 billion for pan-European rights.
# olympic-games - Monday 22 June, 2015
Sports climbing could also be included.
# olympic-games - Sunday 21 June, 2015
Malta, Slovenia and Serbia were all on the losing side against Anthony Eddy’s men today.
# olympic-games - Monday 15 June, 2015
The sport has applied to be part of Tokyo 2020.
# olympic-games - Tuesday 19 May, 2015
Paddy Barnes discusses his preparations for Rio, the Irish team’s prospects and turning professional.
# olympic-games - Sunday 19 April, 2015
# olympic-games - Thursday 16 April, 2015
The 25-year-old tweeted the bad news this evening.
# olympic-games - Sunday 15 March, 2015
Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills
The International Olympic Committee granted Germany the right to host in 1931, just as Adolf Hitler was rising to power.
# olympic-games - Thursday 11 December, 2014
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport make €2m in funding available for Olympic preparations.
# olympic-games - Friday 28 November, 2014
One of Ireland’s greatest ever athletes provided us with a litany of standout moments.
# olympic-games - Thursday 14 August, 2014
Faster, higher, stronger, rustier…
# olympic-games - Monday 7 July, 2014
Bring a good warm coat.
# olympic-games - Monday 10 March, 2014
The Brazilian legend is worried about the striker, who is carrying a nation’s hopes into the tournament
# olympic-games - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
The scuffles came a day after the protest punk band’s members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were detained by police in the Russian Black Sea resort
Finland stunned the hosts in Sochi this afternoon.
# olympic-games - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
History was made in women’s downhill, Germany continued their luge domination and Canada defeated the US in hockey.
# olympic-games - Friday 17 January, 2014
The Russian president said gay people need not fear persecution at the Winter Olympic Games but stood by a ban on promoting homosexuality to children.
# olympic-games - Friday 18 October, 2013
The RTÉ commentator has launched another defence of Michelle Smith.
# olympic-games - Monday 9 September, 2013
IOC still working to recover Armstrong’s time-trial medal from the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
# olympic-games - Saturday 7 September, 2013
The Japanese City was preferred to Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.
# olympic-games - Friday 16 August, 2013
The national broadcaster will also host coverage of the Winter Olympics on RTÉ News Now.
# olympic-games - Friday 9 August, 2013
It’s one year since the Irish boxer’s Olympic triumph.
# olympic-games - Wednesday 7 August, 2013
The author, comedian and activist says Russia should be stripped of its right to hold the games over its passing of anti-LGBT laws, which criminalise those who engage in “gay propaganda”.
# olympic-games - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
Irish Olympic gymnast Kieran Behan on how life has changed since London 2012 and how he’s in a much better place as he sets off on the Road to Rio.
# olympic-games - Saturday 22 June, 2013
The protests in Brazil this week against the huge costs of hosting the 2014 World Cup follows a tradition of major protests against the World Cup and Olympic Games.
# olympic-games - Friday 21 June, 2013
More than one million people are reported to have taken to the streets last night for anti-government protests.
# olympic-games - Friday 22 March, 2013
The athlete is set to learn his fate in relation to the decision on March 28.
# olympic-games - Tuesday 12 February, 2013
Officials voted to cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympics earlier today.
Associated Press reports that wrestling will be dropped by the executive board of the International Olympic Committee.
# olympic-games - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
These 18 amazing images have just been released by a Chinese photo agency.
# olympic-games - Thursday 3 January, 2013
Missing London 2012? You’re not the only one.
# olympic-games - Monday 31 December, 2012
Starring Katie Taylor, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius and erm, Boris Johnson.
# olympic-games - Sunday 30 December, 2012
This was more than just a heptathlon event, it was the moment pressure would either crush or create an Olympic icon.
# olympic-games - Saturday 29 December, 2012
Cyclist Bradley Wiggins and sailor Ben Ainslie are knighted, as all 29 British gold medallists from London 2012 receive an honour.
# olympic-games - Saturday 8 December, 2012
EOC president Pat Hickey told AFP that the new event was not intended to rival the Olympic Games.
# olympic-games - Monday 26 November, 2012
Cyclist Bradley Wiggins is the bookmakers’ odds-on favourite.
# olympic-games - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
He previously served for six years as Assistant Coach of the New Zealand Men’s team.
# olympic-games - Thursday 8 November, 2012
The cycling star has left hospital following his bike accident yesterday.
# olympic-games - Sunday 4 November, 2012
Dmitry Chernyshenko is hoping the Games, little over a year away, will herald the beginning of a bright new Russia.