Irish priest ‘more than a father’ to Kenyan champion
Olympic champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha tells Channel 4 News reporter Paraic O’Brien that an Irish priest who trained him is “more than a father”.
Action in the pool – and beside the pool
It’s all happening at the Aquatics Centre – or rather, outside it – as embattled Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt shakes hands with News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch. Channel 4 News’s Paraic O’Brien looks on.
Brand Bradley Wiggins versus Brand Sir Chris Hoy
Earlier this week, Bradley Wiggins became the Briton to win the most Olympic medals ever. But his record was quickly overtaken by Sir Chris Hoy. So what makes the cyclists so individually special?
The quest for journalistic truth – and a nice lie-down
Ever wondered what sports journalists do when they cease their unrelenting pursuit of Olympic truth? They sit at desks, they eat food and they unwind in a place called the “quiet room”.
Seb Coe: I’ll see your holiday snaps later
As anger mounts over empty seats at the London 2012 Olympics, Channel 4 News’s Paraic O’Brien offers Lord Coe photographic evidence of vacant blocks at the men’s gymnastics event.
The Absolutely Fabulous Olympic torch!
Is it the torch relay or is it Eddie and Patsy with a bottle of champagne and a large cigarette lighter? Channel 4 News reporter Paraic O’Brien meets the stars of AbFab.
Video: Paraic O’Brien’s Olympic playlist
Channel 4 News reporter Paraic O’Brien uses the power of video to show the side of the Olympics you might not otherwise see…
Government to seek injunction to prevent Olympic strike
The Home Office has said that it will go to court to seek an injunction preventing a strike by border staff which has been called for the eve of the Olympic Games.
London 2012 – ‘As bad as the Bank of England!’
For the first entry in his Olympics Scrapbook, Paraic O’Brien meets US comedian/activist the Reverend Billy Talen as he rails against the Olympics – “as bad as the Bank of England!”
Going to the Games? Don’t put your shirt on it!
Got a ticket for the Games? Then you’ll want to know whether or not to brush down your beloved Pepsi T-shirt and wear it to London 2012. Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson has the answer.