Olympics 2016 Reflections

Two weeks ago Fintan O’ Toole wrote an article detailing his memories of watching Irish marathon runner Jim Hogan race in the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo. While Hogan eventually dropped to the ground a few miles sho...

O’Donovan Brothers Clinch Silver For Ireland

Team Ireland won their first medals of the 2016 Olympic games as brothers Gary and Paul O’Donovan picked up silver in the men’s lightweight double sculls (aka the rowing, for the uneducated amongst you) on 12th...

Beach corpse ‘part of the plan’ says Olympics head

There were further organisational headaches today for the 'Organising Committee for the Rio Olympics' today after yet more problems were found with one of their sports facilities. Those problems came in the sha...
putin piss

Russian Athletes Doped with Vladimir Putin’s Urine

In light of the recently discovered widespread doping of Russian athletes, international organisations have taken and analysed blood samples taken from Russia’s 2012 Olympic Games participants. After intensi...