Saturday's top stories
The Skibbereen native finished first in the final of the lightweight single sculls in the Netherlands this morning, less than two weeks just two weeks after success in Rio where he finished second in the lightweight double sculls with his brother, Gary.
O'Donovan pulled away in the final 500m of the race to win comfortably in the end and cap a remarkable month for the Cork native.
The footage allegedly taken in Syria shows the five boys, one of whom is identified as a Briton, shooting five kneeling men in orange jumpsuits.
The identity of the boy, who is white and appears to be about 11 years old, has not been verified.
The Virgin Group CEO said he hit a speed bump while cycling with his two children, causing him to fly head-first onto a concrete road.
He was left with a cracked cheek and some torn ligament after the crash, which happened on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands on Monday.
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and President Sergio Mattarella were at the service for 35 people from the tiny hillside villages of Arquata and Pescara del Tronto.
The death toll from Wednesday's 6.2-magnitude quake now stands at 290.
The THG Sports employee will be allowed to leave Rio's Bangu jail following a judgement by the Supreme Court in Brazil, according to RTÉ.
He was arrested along with a colleague earlier this month as part of a Brazilian police investigation into the alleged illegal resale of Rio 2016 tickets.