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'We prepared for this moment. It hurts a little but you take it on the chin'
# Lilywhites
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# Lilywhites

'We prepared for this moment. It hurts a little but you take it on the chin'

Aug 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 5,103 Views 5 Comments

Dundalk were knocked out of the Champions League qualifiers by Azerbaijani champions Qarabag last night.

As it happened: Chelsea v Arsenal, Europa League final
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Chelsea v Arsenal, Europa League final

May 29th 2019, 9:10 PM 47,274 Views 44 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Chelsea faced Arsenal in the Europa League final.

Sarri storms out of Chelsea's final training session ahead of Europa League final
# Temper Temper
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# Temper Temper

Sarri storms out of Chelsea's final training session ahead of Europa League final

May 28th 2019, 8:47 PM 19,964 Views 22 Comments

The Blues boss appeared angry during his side’s final training session ahead of their final date with Arsenal on Wednesday.

'He is very important for us, on the pitch and off. We want to give him a trophy'
# Controversy
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# Controversy

'He is very important for us, on the pitch and off. We want to give him a trophy'

May 28th 2019, 6:30 PM 4,512 Views 2 Comments

This week’s all-London Europa League final has been marred by Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s decision not to travel due to fears for his safety.

Arsenal and Chelsea return over half of 12,000 ticket allocation for Europa League final
# Baku Calling
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# Baku Calling

Arsenal and Chelsea return over half of 12,000 ticket allocation for Europa League final

May 24th 2019, 6:36 PM 12,539 Views 16 Comments

The Premier League rivals meet in Baku on Wednesday night in this year’s Europa League final.

Vettel on pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of revived Hamilton in Baku
# Formula One
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# Formula One

Vettel on pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of revived Hamilton in Baku

Apr 28th 2018, 3:55 PM 2,589 Views 2 Comments

Sebastian Vettel claimed pole for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of a revived Lewis Hamilton.

'Crazy' Sebastian Vettel could face further punishment over Lewis Hamilton collision
# Anger Management
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# Anger Management

'Crazy' Sebastian Vettel could face further punishment over Lewis Hamilton collision

Jun 28th 2017, 11:56 PM 5,083 Views 5 Comments

The ‘road rage’ in Baku was still stirring heated debate 24 hours after the event.

Baku and Madrid go head-to-head to host Champions League final
# First-Timers
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# First-Timers

Baku and Madrid go head-to-head to host Champions League final

Feb 3rd 2017, 12:47 PM 4,834 Views 7 Comments

There will be a straight shootout between two cities with contrasting football histories for the right to host the prestigious event in 2019.

Darren O'Neill into next round of Olympic qualifiers
# Qualifier Route
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# Qualifier Route

Darren O'Neill into next round of Olympic qualifiers

Jun 18th 2016, 7:57 PM 2,538 Views 1 Comment

The Kilkenny heavyweight needs to win to book a spt in Rio.

Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer
# Golden Girl
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# Golden Girl

Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer

Jun 26th 2015, 9:18 AM 16,790 Views 27 Comments

It’s a busy day for Team Ireland in Baku.

Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland's tally
# European Games
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# European Games

Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland's tally

Jun 25th 2015, 3:12 PM 10,319 Views 8 Comments

It’s been a good day for Team Ireland in Baku.

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass
# Baku
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# Baku

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Jun 24th 2015, 10:30 AM 18,926 Views 33 Comments

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail
# Sugar Sean
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# Sugar Sean

Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail

Jun 23rd 2015, 12:29 PM 8,175 Views 4 Comments

However, Dean Walsh lost out in his light welterweight quarter-final.

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland's first medal at European Games
# BAKU WITH A BANG
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# BAKU WITH A BANG

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland's first medal at European Games

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 20,857 Views 12 Comments

It wasn’t all good news for the Irish boxers today as Dean Gardiner and Ceira Smith both lost their bouts.

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win
# Baku
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# Baku

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win

Jun 21st 2015, 2:49 PM 13,466 Views 31 Comments

The Bray boxer earned a unanimous decision victory over Denitsa Eliseeva of Bulgaria.

Three boxers move within a win of a medal, while Behan claims fourth at European Games
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Three boxers move within a win of a medal, while Behan claims fourth at European Games

Jun 20th 2015, 8:15 PM 4,314 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for boxers Michaela Walsh and Myles Casey in Baku.

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm From The42

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm

Jun 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 17,923 Views 8 Comments

Living, working, travelling, and competing together takes its toll on the siblings.

Two of Ireland's top boxers progress at European Games
# Winning
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# Winning

Two of Ireland's top boxers progress at European Games

Jun 17th 2015, 9:15 PM 4,836 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Longford native Derek Burnett finished joint-eighth out of 32 in Men’s Trap.

Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line
# Baku
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# Baku

Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line

Jun 15th 2015, 9:44 PM 6,442 Views 1 Comment

And not a wave in sight.

Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today
# Baku
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# Baku

Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today

Jun 13th 2015, 9:35 PM 5,511 Views 2 Comments

The Derry woman fell in to a chasing pack that didn’t want to chase Olympic champ Nicola Sprig.

Baku to host inaugural European Games
# Preparations
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# Preparations

Baku to host inaugural European Games

Dec 8th 2012, 6:35 PM 934 Views 0 Comments

EOC president Pat Hickey told AFP that the new event was not intended to rival the Olympic Games.

Azerbaijan says it foiled a terrorist plot at the Eurovision
# Eurovision 2012
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# Eurovision 2012

Azerbaijan says it foiled a terrorist plot at the Eurovision

May 31st 2012, 8:53 AM 3,956 Views 16 Comments

Forty people were arrested yesterday as part of investigations by Azerbaijan security services.

Here's your weekend sorted: Jedward go sheep shearing
# Jepic
# Jepic

Here's your weekend sorted: Jedward go sheep shearing

May 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,867 Views 17 Comments

Need we say any more?

No luck for Jedward as Sweden sails to Eurovision landslide
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

No luck for Jedward as Sweden sails to Eurovision landslide

May 26th 2012, 11:59 PM 12,152 Views 95 Comments

Sweden’s Loreen powers to victory with ‘Euphoria’, while Jedward fail to make an impact and finish tied for 19th place.

As it happened: Eurovision Song Contest 2012 – grand final
# Douze Points!
# Douze Points!

As it happened: Eurovision Song Contest 2012 – grand final

May 26th 2012, 9:30 PM 22,141 Views 54 Comments

Could Jedward take a surprise victory from Ireland – or would solid songs and friendly neighbours ensure Sweden and Russia ran away with it?

Anti-government protestors 'dragged away' ahead of Eurovision final
# Eurovision
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# Eurovision

Anti-government protestors 'dragged away' ahead of Eurovision final

May 25th 2012, 6:21 PM 2,437 Views 9 Comments

A reporter saw dozens of protesters being bundled onto buses and roughed up in Baku.

Olympic bidding race down to three
# Road To...?
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# Road To...?

Olympic bidding race down to three

May 24th 2012, 11:41 AM 246 Views 1 Comment

Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?

Dancing on the streets of Baku: Jedward celebrate Euro qualification
# Edzerbaijohn
# Edzerbaijohn

Dancing on the streets of Baku: Jedward celebrate Euro qualification

May 23rd 2012, 5:29 PM 7,076 Views 55 Comments

John and Edward met some of their fans in Azerbaijan today after their Eurovision success last night.

VIDEO: Jedward take on the Eurovision - Part II
# Edzerbaijohn
# Edzerbaijohn

VIDEO: Jedward take on the Eurovision - Part II

May 23rd 2012, 7:46 AM 3,908 Views 42 Comments

Awesome!

Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku

May 22nd 2012, 9:59 PM 15,079 Views 153 Comments

The Irish duo were the last of ten acts announced this evening as qualifying for the final.

Watch: The Russian grannies that will sing at the Eurovision song contest
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Watch: The Russian grannies that will sing at the Eurovision song contest

Mar 8th 2012, 8:15 PM 4,276 Views 35 Comments

This is not a joke.

Baku both good and bad for Ireland
# Corner Man
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# Corner Man

Baku both good and bad for Ireland

Oct 8th 2011, 9:17 AM 314 Views 0 Comments

After a mixed week at the World Championships, Gavin Grace takes a look at what comes next for Ireland’s Olympic hopefuls.

Comeback king Nevin into World Championship semis
# Dream Alive
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# Dream Alive

Comeback king Nevin into World Championship semis

Oct 5th 2011, 12:13 PM 224 Views 0 Comments

There was disappointment for Darren O’Neill and Michael Conlon, however, on mixed day for Irish.

O’Neill and Nevin seal their spots at London 2012
# Onwards And Upwards
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# Onwards And Upwards

O’Neill and Nevin seal their spots at London 2012

Oct 4th 2011, 1:00 PM 311 Views 0 Comments

Following an shock defeat for Joe Ward, Team Ireland are back on track at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Baku.

Irish trio progress at World Championships
# March On
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# March On

Irish trio progress at World Championships

Oct 3rd 2011, 7:10 PM 340 Views 0 Comments

However, Paddy Barnes and Ken Egan both suffered surprising reversals at the World Amateur Boxing Championships today.

Moylette rallies in final three minutes to keep up unbeaten record in Baku
# Victory
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# Victory

Moylette rallies in final three minutes to keep up unbeaten record in Baku

Sep 30th 2011, 2:32 PM 347 Views 8 Comments

St Anne’s BC man kept up Ireland’s 100% record at the AIBA World Championships in Baku, beating Latvia’s Arturs Ahmetous.

Ireland off to a winning start in Baku
# Worlds
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# Worlds

Ireland off to a winning start in Baku

Sep 27th 2011, 5:25 PM 109 Views 0 Comments

Belfast flyweight Michael Conlon is safely through to the last 32 at the AIBA World Championships.

Inside the Ropes: Casey and Frampton pass on an all-Irish showdown From The42

Inside the Ropes: Casey and Frampton pass on an all-Irish showdown

Sep 4th 2011, 12:46 PM 317 Views 0 Comments

In our boxing round-up this week: Willie Casey and Carl Frampton nearly fix a date, Ray Moylette dramatically seizes a spot on the plane to Azerbaijan and Wayne McCullough pops up to remind us all he hasn’t retired.