29 Apr '16, 2am

Rory McIlroy to wear New Balance at Olympics; won't carry Irish flag

Rory McIlroy to wear New Balance at Olympics; won't carry Irish flag

Rory McIlroy got hit with a right-left combination this week. The most recognizable Irish Olympian – he’s actually from Northern Ireland, which is part of Great Britain, but had the option to compete for Ireland or the U.K. in the Olympics – learned he would not carry the Irish flag in the opening ceremony, the Olympic Council of Ireland announced Wednesday. Instead, Paddy Barnes, a 29-year-old boxer, will lead the 66 Irish Olympians into the opening ceremony on Aug. 5 at the Rio de Janeiro. If that weren’t enough, McIlroy also learned that he will be wearing New Balance clothing during the Olympics. According to a story in the Irish Independent , the small New England-based footwear company paid 1 million-2 million euros ($1.14 million-$2.28 million) to clothe the Irish team for the Olympics. “Before Rory decided whether he’d declare for Team G.B. or Ireland, we put our t...

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