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Father of Irish Olympic runner Sara Treacy (pictured) said he “purchased further supplies painlessly from the Brazilian site online, paid by credit card and printed them off”. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The father of Irish Olympic runner Sara Treacy has described his problems securing tickets for the Rio games through the official Irish channel and ho(...)

John Delaney: The fact that THG and Pro10 both have such strong links to football and/or the FAI makes the association’s chief executive an obvious person to field questions about them. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It is hard to imagine that John Delaney will ever end up sitting in a Brazilian police station answering whatever questions the Rio de Janeiro investi(...)

Pat Hickey has been arrested in Rio as part of the investigation into alleged ticket touting.

Three officials from the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) are due to be questioned by Rio de Janeiro police on Tuesday over the ticket touting controv(...)

The Holland Heineken House, one of a number of ‘hospitality houses’ set up by big companies for the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Heineken

As the athletes strived for gold, the world’s biggest companies engaged in their own sport during the Rio Olympics - outglamming each other with spec(...)

Finn Lynch on his way to winning the Irish mens’ Laser nomination in Mexico in May, 2016

The mother of one of the members of the Irish Olympic team had to buy her tickets for the opening ceremony from a Norwegian website. Grainne Adams, m(...)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt was pretty happy with his work in Rio. Photograph: Getty Images

Least Gracious: “We played a bunch of cowards. The best team did not win today. Sweden didn’t want to play great soccer. I don’t think they’re going t(...)

Rio bids farewell to the Olympics with spectacular closing 1:23

A blustery storm and dramatic fireworks converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at havin(...)

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men’s marathon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

Strike the tents. Clear away the IOC champagne and caviar. Tot up the gold, silver and bronze and rest assured that all is well with the athletic supr(...)

The headquarters of the Olympic Council of Ireland, in Howth, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

When the pizzas arrived just after midnight for those at the executive meeting of the Olympic Council of Ireland you knew it was going to be a very la(...)

Michael Conlan’s post-defeat interview was grief in sport at it’s most cruel. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ian O’Riordan -Thomas Barr’s dreams become reality Performances of starry-eyed wonder can come at you from all directions at the Olympics, often when(...)

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