Television: Fists and fury at a bloated bunfight

RTÉ has certainly had its moments during Rio 2016

21st August, 2016
Michael Conlan is a picture of disgust as Vladimir Nikitins victory is announced at the Riocentro Pavilion Picture: Getty

Rio 2016 RTÉ Two, BBC One

Fortune’s Wheel RTÉ One

Tonight, the Rio Olympics draw to a close with what we can safely forecast will be yet another vaguely psychedelic, borderline- incomprehensible ceremony at the Maracanã. And with the greatest of respect to our doughty rowers, sailors, hurdlers and Pat Hickey, if your personal highlight of this two-week cavalcade of corporatism was anything other than Michael Conlan’s righteous...

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