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Dan Martin announces retirement from professional cycling at the end of the season
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Dan Martin announces retirement from professional cycling at the end of the season

Sep 4th 2021, 8:57 AM 6,538 Views 7 Comments

“I feel that the time is right to move on as I want to achieve so many other things in life,” said Martin.

England international Jack Clifford forced into retirement at 27
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England international Jack Clifford forced into retirement at 27

Aug 19th 2020, 1:51 PM 9,549 Views 0 Comments

The back-row forward dislocated his shoulder while playing for Harlequins last September.

'I've been blessed to have had a wonderful career' - Barry Geraghty announces retirement
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'I've been blessed to have had a wonderful career' - Barry Geraghty announces retirement

Jul 12th 2020, 1:34 AM 4,898 Views 5 Comments

Twice a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, Geraghty also won the 2003 Grand National.

Galway and Corofin stalwart Kieran Fitzgerald announces retirement
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Galway and Corofin stalwart Kieran Fitzgerald announces retirement

Apr 26th 2020, 1:52 PM 12,463 Views 9 Comments

The 39-year-old won four All-Ireland titles with his club in a career spanning four decades.

Nine-time Cork All-Ireland winner confirms retirement from inter-county camogie
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Nine-time Cork All-Ireland winner confirms retirement from inter-county camogie

Mar 13th 2020, 9:58 AM 6,236 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s almost like a really bad break-up because it’s the only thing I’ve known all my life.’

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27
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Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27

Oct 25th 2019, 6:15 PM 9,731 Views 7 Comments

The Belfast native confirmed his retirement in a statement on Friday evening.

World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement aged 35
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World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement aged 35

Oct 8th 2019, 4:27 PM 5,772 Views 10 Comments

The legendary German midfielder helped Bayern secure a historic treble in 2013.

Ex-Everton and Man United goalkeeper Tim Howard ends 21-year playing career
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Ex-Everton and Man United goalkeeper Tim Howard ends 21-year playing career

Oct 7th 2019, 11:28 AM 7,026 Views 4 Comments

The 40-year-old earned 121 caps for the US, hung up his gloves on Sunday night.

Ex-Man United and Spurs striker Berbatov announces retirement at 38
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Ex-Man United and Spurs striker Berbatov announces retirement at 38

Sep 19th 2019, 5:27 PM 6,575 Views 12 Comments

The former Bulgaria captain also had spells with the likes of Bayer Levekusen, Fulham and Monaco.

Mayo's Cafferkey announces inter-county retirement after 104 appearances
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Mayo's Cafferkey announces inter-county retirement after 104 appearances

Sep 9th 2019, 10:54 PM 14,113 Views 5 Comments

The full-back won six Connacht senior football championships during his inter-county career.

'I think he's making a huge mistake' - Northern Ireland midfielder retires from international football at 28
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'I think he's making a huge mistake' - Northern Ireland midfielder retires from international football at 28

Aug 19th 2019, 12:49 PM 14,921 Views 7 Comments

Sheffield United’s Oliver Norwood earned 57 international caps but wants to concentrate on his club career.

Rob Green retires after lifting Europa League trophy in full kit despite not being in Chelsea squad
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Rob Green retires after lifting Europa League trophy in full kit despite not being in Chelsea squad

May 31st 2019, 4:19 PM 14,014 Views 7 Comments

The former England goalkeeper has decided to hang up his gloves at the age of 39.

Ex-France fullback Spedding announces retirement at 33
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Ex-France fullback Spedding announces retirement at 33

May 16th 2019, 1:36 PM 7,272 Views 9 Comments

The South-African born back won 23 caps for France.

Saracens winger to retire at the end of the season after 17-year career
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Saracens winger to retire at the end of the season after 17-year career

Apr 23rd 2019, 7:20 PM 15,614 Views 5 Comments

David Strettle started the Premiership club’s Champions Cup win over Munster last weekend.

'A true warrior of our game': Aussie great Horwill to retire
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'A true warrior of our game': Aussie great Horwill to retire

Apr 15th 2019, 12:32 PM 5,851 Views 0 Comments

The 62-time capped second row is hoping to bow out on a high by helping Harlequins to the Premiership title.

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football
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Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football

Mar 28th 2019, 6:57 PM 5,868 Views 10 Comments

The forward has not featured for the Albiceleste since their World Cup exit in Russia last summer.

New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29
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New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29

Mar 24th 2019, 10:35 PM 13,424 Views 8 Comments

The New Yorker has called it a day after securing his third Super Bowl championship in February.

'It's been epic': Ireland striker Jonathan Walters announces retirement from football aged 35
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'It's been epic': Ireland striker Jonathan Walters announces retirement from football aged 35

Mar 22nd 2019, 4:10 PM 10,191 Views 27 Comments

The forward scored 14 goals in 54 international appearances for Ireland.

Starting out under Micko, 17 seasons with Kildare and the story behind the nickname of Leper
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Starting out under Micko, 17 seasons with Kildare and the story behind the nickname of Leper

Dec 30th 2018, 12:00 PM 8,966 Views 1 Comment

Eamonn Callaghan reflects on his long Kildare career after retiring this year.

Wimbledon finalist Radwanska announces retirement aged 29
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Wimbledon finalist Radwanska announces retirement aged 29

Nov 14th 2018, 5:09 PM 6,271 Views 1 Comment

The Poland native cited health issues as the reason behind her decision.

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns
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'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns

Oct 16th 2018, 4:38 PM 12,531 Views 6 Comments

Pete Browne confirmed his retirement on Tuesday after three seasons spent at Kingspan Stadium.

Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27
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Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27

Sep 26th 2018, 6:30 PM 8,334 Views 0 Comments

The Peamount footballer made her Ireland debut in 2013 and has also secured All-Ireland camogie titles with Kilkenny.

The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons
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The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons

Aug 6th 2018, 3:08 PM 19,834 Views 7 Comments

Ryan McCluskey made his Fermanagh debut in 2000 and was an integral figure on route to the All-Ireland semi-finals in 2004.

After a four-year stint, Michael Ryan steps down as Westmeath hurling boss
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After a four-year stint, Michael Ryan steps down as Westmeath hurling boss

Jul 7th 2018, 10:51 PM 7,485 Views 3 Comments

‘My journey is at an end now but we’ve had some fantastic days .’

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit
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Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2018, 8:06 PM 7,925 Views 19 Comments

After more than 130 caps and three major titles, including the 2010 World Cup, the former Barcelona midfielder has hung up his boots

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit
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Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit

Jun 30th 2018, 9:04 PM 8,234 Views 10 Comments

The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.

Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival
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Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Mar 7th 2018, 4:26 PM 3,473 Views 0 Comments

Time has been called on the top-class mare’s racing career.

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect
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Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect

Feb 26th 2018, 10:13 AM 68,020 Views 119 Comments

The 34-year-old won 95 caps for Ireland.

Hull City's Mason forced to retire a year after fracturing skull in Premier League game against Chelsea
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Hull City's Mason forced to retire a year after fracturing skull in Premier League game against Chelsea

Feb 13th 2018, 11:15 AM 7,644 Views 1 Comment

Mason joined Hully City in August 2016 from Tottenham.

One of the all-time greats, Ronaldinho, officially hangs up his boots
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One of the all-time greats, Ronaldinho, officially hangs up his boots

Jan 17th 2018, 10:25 AM 4,226 Views 26 Comments

The former Brazilian and Barcelona superstar is finally retiring from the professional game at the age of 37.

Colm O'Rourke steps down as manager of back-to-back Meath senior champions
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Colm O'Rourke steps down as manager of back-to-back Meath senior champions

Jan 13th 2018, 5:48 PM 14,111 Views 3 Comments

The pundit guided Simonstown Gaels to a first-ever senior county title in 2016.

Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement
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Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement

Dec 17th 2017, 4:51 PM 8,083 Views 4 Comments

The 35-year-old won the Champions League, Serie A, La Liga and the World Cup.

The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day
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The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day

Oct 31st 2017, 6:11 PM 8,186 Views 3 Comments

Denis Glennon is hanging up his inter-county boots.

2013 All-Ireland final goalscorer announces retirement from Clare hurling duty at just 27
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2013 All-Ireland final goalscorer announces retirement from Clare hurling duty at just 27

Oct 25th 2017, 6:34 PM 12,046 Views 2 Comments

Darach Honan becomes the fourth member of the All-Ireland winning side to retire.

Ireland's first female Olympic gymnast announces her retirement at 19
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Ireland's first female Olympic gymnast announces her retirement at 19

Oct 9th 2017, 5:22 PM 10,731 Views 11 Comments

Ellis O’Reilly hopes her achievements will inspire a new generation.

Ex-Liverpool and England striker Rickie Lambert announces his retirement at 35
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Ex-Liverpool and England striker Rickie Lambert announces his retirement at 35

Oct 2nd 2017, 2:28 PM 7,874 Views 20 Comments

Lambert featured for England at the 2014 World Cup.

Nora Stapleton the latest player to wave goodbye after illustrious Irish rugby career
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Nora Stapleton the latest player to wave goodbye after illustrious Irish rugby career

Aug 29th 2017, 10:32 PM 8,306 Views 13 Comments

With several other players retiring and coach Tom Tierney resigning, it’s quite the transitional period for the women’s team.

Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement
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Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement

Aug 15th 2017, 10:20 AM 5,115 Views 3 Comments

The 34-year old has been part of the Armagh squad since 2003.

Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career
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Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career

Jun 20th 2017, 10:09 PM 40,710 Views 80 Comments

The multi Oscar-winning actor is giving up his acting career at the age of 60.

Five-time Kerry All-Ireland winning defender O'Mahony retires from inter-county football
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Five-time Kerry All-Ireland winning defender O'Mahony retires from inter-county football

Jan 23rd 2017, 10:21 AM 8,875 Views 17 Comments

The Rathmore player also won three All-Star awards.

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