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Boxing legend Roberto Duran leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare
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Boxing legend Roberto Duran leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare

Jul 3rd 2020, 8:05 AM 2,831 Views 5 Comments

The 69-year-old thanked doctors and nurses who “day after day give the best of themselves, regardless of the risk they take.”

Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP
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Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP

Mar 11th 2020, 2:56 PM 3,999 Views 0 Comments

An incredible finish to the RSA Chase today.

Champ crashes out with Dipper Novices' Chase at his mercy
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Champ crashes out with Dipper Novices' Chase at his mercy

Jan 1st 2020, 4:36 PM 6,006 Views 4 Comments

Barry Geraghty and the 4/9 favourite came crashing down at the second last.

Spain's record goal-scorer David Villa announces retirement
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Spain's record goal-scorer David Villa announces retirement

Nov 13th 2019, 8:40 AM 7,305 Views 4 Comments

The 37-year-old will hang up his boots next month.

Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'
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Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'

May 12th 2019, 12:20 PM 9,174 Views 3 Comments

The Brazilian celebrated her win in front of a home crowd at UFC 237.

AP McCoy's Cheltenham tips: Gold Cup could be the best in years
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AP McCoy's Cheltenham tips: Gold Cup could be the best in years

Mar 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,879 Views 1 Comment

Former Champion Jockey backs Champ, Sir Erec and Tiger Roll for success

McCoy: 'There’s days where I’d give anything to go back and ride at Cheltenham'
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McCoy: 'There’s days where I’d give anything to go back and ride at Cheltenham'

Mar 9th 2019, 9:07 AM 3,776 Views 3 Comments

AP McCoy on the magic of the Cheltenham Festival.

Paulo Dybala hat-trick sees Ronaldo-less Juventus ease past Young Boys
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Paulo Dybala hat-trick sees Ronaldo-less Juventus ease past Young Boys

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:22 PM 5,443 Views 4 Comments

The Italian side’s winning streak continues.

'I wasn’t intentionally being mean, I just figured that’s how you gotta do it' - George Foreman recalls when he was king
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'I wasn’t intentionally being mean, I just figured that’s how you gotta do it' - George Foreman recalls when he was king

Apr 6th 2018, 7:15 AM 10,422 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to the former heavyweight champion about life inside and outside the ring.

Ryan Burnett has WBA world title defence confirmed for Joshua-Parker bill in Cardiff
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Ryan Burnett has WBA world title defence confirmed for Joshua-Parker bill in Cardiff

Feb 12th 2018, 2:56 PM 2,515 Views 1 Comment

Burnett has vacated the IBF variant and will defend only the belt he earned in Belfast last October.

Paddy Barnes earns stunning first career stoppage in savage scrap to win WBO Intercontinental title
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Paddy Barnes earns stunning first career stoppage in savage scrap to win WBO Intercontinental title

Nov 18th 2017, 10:20 PM 9,426 Views 3 Comments

This was impressive.

Rose thrives on Johnson's collapse to win in Shanghai, disappointing finish for Dunne
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Rose thrives on Johnson's collapse to win in Shanghai, disappointing finish for Dunne

Oct 29th 2017, 10:53 AM 3,905 Views 0 Comments

Justin Rose overcame an eight-shot deficit to lift the title as Dustin Johnson let it slip through his fingers.

'It wasn’t a 10 out of 10, but I’m here with a belt and a victory - that’s what matters'
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'It wasn’t a 10 out of 10, but I’m here with a belt and a victory - that’s what matters'

Mar 24th 2017, 1:00 PM 5,624 Views 8 Comments

Donegal’s Jason Quigley won his first pro title last night.

Donegal's Jason Quigley overcomes early injury to win first pro title
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Donegal's Jason Quigley overcomes early injury to win first pro title

Mar 24th 2017, 7:47 AM 5,733 Views 1 Comment

El Animal had to work hard, but overcame Glen Tapia to take a unanimous decision and the NABF title in California last night.

Muhammad Ali: From the segregated south to world stardom
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Muhammad Ali: From the segregated south to world stardom

Jun 10th 2016, 6:07 AM 8,108 Views 1 Comment

The world will bid farewell to The Greatest today.

Curry set to be named NBA MVP for second year running
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Curry set to be named NBA MVP for second year running

May 9th 2016, 5:27 PM 4,384 Views 3 Comments

The Warriors point guard will be crowned MVP, according to reports.

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics
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Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics

Jan 14th 2016, 5:15 PM 12,253 Views 7 Comments

The American athlete could become the oldest swimmer to ever win a gold medal at this summer’s Olympics.

'It was a dream of mine to kick a right-footed conversion': Dan Carter has done it all now
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'It was a dream of mine to kick a right-footed conversion': Dan Carter has done it all now

Nov 2nd 2015, 9:26 AM 10,864 Views 8 Comments

The world’s record points scorer topped off his Test haul with his weak foot.

Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin by a nose in thrilling World Championship 100m final
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Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin by a nose in thrilling World Championship 100m final

Aug 23rd 2015, 2:35 PM 17,750 Views 25 Comments

Wow.

How Ronda Rousey became 2015's most dominant athlete
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How Ronda Rousey became 2015's most dominant athlete

May 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 11,984 Views 10 Comments

She’s good you know.

Christina McMahon is Ireland's newest world boxing champion
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Christina McMahon is Ireland's newest world boxing champion

May 2nd 2015, 11:37 PM 8,165 Views 3 Comments

The Monaghan native won in Zambia earlier.

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense
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16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense

Apr 11th 2015, 9:30 AM 8,063 Views 17 Comments

Ahead of his fight tonight, we outline the reasons the Limerick native deserves respect.

Tomorrow's Andy Lee front page on the Limerick Leader is an absolute gem
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Tomorrow's Andy Lee front page on the Limerick Leader is an absolute gem

Dec 14th 2014, 8:36 PM 7,056 Views 4 Comments

That music shop really lucked out on their advertising place, eh?

Andy Lee wins WBO middleweight world title
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Andy Lee wins WBO middleweight world title

Dec 14th 2014, 8:26 AM 24,171 Views 67 Comments

The Irish fighter stopped his opponent Matt Korobov

Glory for Katie - the pics from South Korea as Taylor is crowned world champion
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Glory for Katie - the pics from South Korea as Taylor is crowned world champion

Nov 24th 2014, 7:59 AM 12,975 Views 34 Comments

Taylor defeated Yana Allekseevna of Azerbaijan.

Katie Taylor opens defence of World title with convincing win in South Korea
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Katie Taylor opens defence of World title with convincing win in South Korea

Nov 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 3,259 Views 10 Comments

The Bray woman overpowered and outclassed Valerian Spicer in Jeju.

Apparently Champ is Ireland's most popular drunk food
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Apparently Champ is Ireland's most popular drunk food

Jul 5th 2014, 9:15 AM 3,674 Views 3 Comments

Nothing like a bowl of spuds to end a night out.

There’s a mentality that Irish people can’t win unless they cheat, it’s all wrong – Heffernan
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There’s a mentality that Irish people can’t win unless they cheat, it’s all wrong – Heffernan

May 17th 2014, 8:29 AM 2,938 Views 4 Comments

The world champion is paving the way for the next generation, but pleads that more support be put in place for elite and developing athletes.

'You could live like a celebrity if you wanted': Rob Heffernan is chasing that winning feeling again
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'You could live like a celebrity if you wanted': Rob Heffernan is chasing that winning feeling again

May 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 2,949 Views 8 Comments

After putting on more weight than he’d have liked last year, the 50km World Champion is feeling lean and hungry again.

Chances are you're not cool enough to open a bottle of champagne like this
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Chances are you're not cool enough to open a bottle of champagne like this

May 8th 2014, 3:48 PM 2,833 Views 2 Comments

Beaten by a man in a bow tie.

Mark Selby wins the 2014 World Snooker Championship
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Mark Selby wins the 2014 World Snooker Championship

May 5th 2014, 10:17 PM 30,179 Views 54 Comments

It’s a first World Title for Selby.

Check out the posters for Anchorman 2!
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Check out the posters for Anchorman 2!

Nov 4th 2013, 5:59 PM 2,059 Views 3 Comments

Powerful stuff.

Euro star Frampton was 'the one that got away,' says Walsh
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Euro star Frampton was 'the one that got away,' says Walsh

Feb 16th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,212 Views 0 Comments

European super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton has the talent to go all the way to the top, says Billy Walsh.

Bernard Dunne joins Dublin's backroom team
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Bernard Dunne joins Dublin's backroom team

Jan 2nd 2013, 12:11 PM 11,005 Views 22 Comments

The former boxing champion will work under Jim Gavin as the side’s new performance and lifestyle coach.

Marquez settles old score with Pacquiao in Vegas
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Marquez settles old score with Pacquiao in Vegas

Dec 9th 2012, 10:24 AM 2,792 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Patrick Hyland was beaten by Dominican Javier Fortuna in the preliminary bouts.

VIDEO: Safety first: Pepe Reina runs through in-flight safety routine
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VIDEO: Safety first: Pepe Reina runs through in-flight safety routine

Jul 2nd 2012, 1:17 PM 1,436 Views 0 Comments

The Liverpool star and his team-mates were celebrating Spain’s third major trophy win in a row.

Videos: “I’m so mean I make medicine sick”: Muhammed Ali’s best interviews
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Videos: “I’m so mean I make medicine sick”: Muhammed Ali’s best interviews

Jan 17th 2012, 10:31 AM 1,905 Views 5 Comments

Watch: The former world champ turns 70 today – and here’s a selection of some of his best-known quotes.

In pictures: 70-year-old Muhammad Ali’s life in the ring
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In pictures: 70-year-old Muhammad Ali’s life in the ring

Jan 17th 2012, 9:06 AM 2,649 Views 9 Comments

He floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee. Today he celebrates a milestone birthday, so here’s the champ’s life, in pictures.

Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash
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Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash

Jan 16th 2012, 12:17 PM 269 Views 0 Comments

Boxing world paid tribute to ‘The Greatest’ at party to mark his birthday tomorrow.

Taylor named IABA Boxer of the Year
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Taylor named IABA Boxer of the Year

Jan 15th 2012, 3:37 PM 13,455 Views 31 Comments

Bray native Katie Taylor took top honours at the Irish Amateur Boxing Association Annual Awards last night.

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