Olympic sailing silver medallist 26-year-old Dubliner Annalise Murphy has been greeted by family, friends and supporters after her arrival in Dublin Airport. Video: Bryan O'Brien
A blustery storm and dramatic fireworks converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
A tearful Ryan Lochte has said sorry to his US swimming team-mates, his family and the people of Brazil for a “stupid mistake” at a Rio gas station that overshadowed the final week of the Olympic Games.
New Zealand Rugby says a Sydney hotel room where the All Blacks held meetings to discuss tactics was bugged before their Bledisloe Cup opener against Australia. The listening device was reportedly planted inside a chair.
Fans in Kingston erupted in celebration for a third time on Friday, August 19th as Usain Bolt completed his brilliant Olympic career by leading Jamaica to gold in the 4x100 metres relay.
Thousands of rowdy fans gathered to watch Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz weight in ahead of their widely-anticipated UFC rematch in Las Vegas.
The US Olympic Committee apologised for the behaviour of four of its athletes after Brazilian police presented strong evidence contradicting American swimmer Ryan Lochte’s allegations that he had been robbed at gunpoint.
Minister for Sport Shane Ross has returned from the Rio Olympics has said he will appoint either a senior counsel or a member of the judiciary to lead an independent investigation into the Rio ticket controversy.
U.S. Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger were prevented from boarding a flight home Wednesday so they could answer questions about a robbery that happened over the weekend. Video: Reuters
The UFC pre-fight news conference ahead of the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had to be hastily abandoned after violence erupted, with objects begin thrown and police having to intervene to keep the two camps apart.
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At the National Yacht Club in Dún Laoghaire, fans and friends gathered to watch Annalise Murphy win silver in Rio. Video: Ronan McGreevy
Michael Conlan reacts to his 56kg bantam loss to Russian Vladamir Nikitin. The interview with RTE post-match shows his frustration and claims of corruption. Video: RTE
At least three people were injured when a television camera suspended by cables fell to the ground in the Olympic Park on outside the basketball arena. Video: TV GLOBO/ Reuters
Wicklow native Rob Hogan won the British Open Speedgolf Championships on Sunday (August 14) at Dale Hill golf club in East Sussex, after shooting a round of 82 strokes in just 36 minutes and 59 seconds. Video: Enda O'Dowd
Katie Taylor is speechless after her loss to Finland’s Mira Potkonen in the opening bout of the women’s lightweight competition in Rio. Video: RTE
Andy Murray had to correct John Inverdale of the BBC during an interview, saying that he wasn't the first person to win two Olympic tennis gold medals. The Williams sisters have already beaten Murray to that achievement, winning four gold medals each. Video: BBC
He Zi's boyfriend of six years proposed shortly after she was presented with her silver medal in diving at the Rio Olympics. Video: ECNS
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