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19-year-old US Open champion gets dream Rory McIlroy meeting
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19-year-old US Open champion gets dream Rory McIlroy meeting

Jun 16th 2021, 1:56 PM 5,012 Views 1 Comment

Yuka Saso modeled her swing after that of four-time major winner.

A long way from Tipperary, O'Dwyer shines on the biggest stage in third top-level sport
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# Class Act

A long way from Tipperary, O'Dwyer shines on the biggest stage in third top-level sport

Apr 17th 2021, 2:51 PM 9,474 Views 1 Comment

The multi-talented 22-year-old starred as Brisbane Lions were crowned AFLW Premiers for the first time.

McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion
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# On Top

McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion

Mar 14th 2021, 11:41 AM 2,923 Views 0 Comments

Jessica McCaskill retained her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO welterweight titles.

Shields makes boxing history in title fight against Dicaire
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Shields makes boxing history in title fight against Dicaire

Mar 6th 2021, 10:19 AM 5,625 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old retained her WBC and WBO light-middleweight titles.

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
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# RIP

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Jan 14th 2021, 8:35 PM 11,062 Views 0 Comments

She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.

'All I had to do was imagine my father’s face when confronted by his daughter’s puffed up, battered eye socket'
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# Worry

'All I had to do was imagine my father’s face when confronted by his daughter’s puffed up, battered eye socket'

Dec 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 7,364 Views 0 Comments

Ruqsana Begum recalls her early days competing.

Champion Chase upset as Politologue turns in flawless performance
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Champion Chase upset as Politologue turns in flawless performance

Mar 11th 2020, 4:13 PM 3,239 Views 2 Comments

2-5 favourite Defi Du Seuil trailed home a distant fourth.

Happy Springbok hooker retires again
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# Champion

Happy Springbok hooker retires again

Nov 13th 2019, 11:59 PM 12,623 Views 9 Comments

Schalk Brits insisted there would not be another comeback.

'Overwhelmed' Lewis Hamilton wins sixth world title, closes in on Schumacher record
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# Champion

'Overwhelmed' Lewis Hamilton wins sixth world title, closes in on Schumacher record

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:48 PM 4,299 Views 7 Comments

The 34-year-old Briton fought with ferocious determination to win from fifth on the grid.

Home favourite Meadow holds on to win World Invitational in Ballymena
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# Winner Winner

Home favourite Meadow holds on to win World Invitational in Ballymena

Aug 18th 2019, 5:03 PM 3,975 Views 1 Comment

The victory comes as the 27-year-old’s third as a pro.

Max Holloway beats Edgar via unanimous decision to defend UFC featherweight title
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Max Holloway beats Edgar via unanimous decision to defend UFC featherweight title

Jul 28th 2019, 10:06 AM 7,018 Views 1 Comment

The 27-year-old bounced back from his lightweight defeat to Dustin Poirier in April.

Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon
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Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon

Jul 13th 2019, 3:12 PM 42,229 Views 69 Comments

The 2018 French Open winner was crowned Women’s Singles champion on Saturday with a superb display.

Amir Khan needs less than four rounds to beat Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia
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# Champion

Amir Khan needs less than four rounds to beat Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia

Jul 13th 2019, 9:15 AM 9,211 Views 6 Comments

A hopelessly one-sided fight was predicted and it duly delivered as Khan made light work of Billy Dib.

Woodland holds off Koepka to win first Major at US Open
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Woodland holds off Koepka to win first Major at US Open

Jun 17th 2019, 2:30 AM 35,107 Views 30 Comments

The American conjured a stunning chip shot on the 17th to seal victory at Pebble Beach.

Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager
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Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager

Jun 8th 2019, 5:13 PM 6,303 Views 5 Comments

Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.

Former Trinity student and Bohemians winger sets up winning goal in African Champions League final
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# Champion

Former Trinity student and Bohemians winger sets up winning goal in African Champions League final

Jun 1st 2019, 3:41 PM 7,844 Views 3 Comments

Ayman Ben Mohamed assisted the winning goal for Esperance, but a controversial final was abandoned.

Tiger Woods rolls back the years to claim stunning Masters victory
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Tiger Woods rolls back the years to claim stunning Masters victory

Apr 14th 2019, 7:28 PM 41,939 Views 81 Comments

The 43-year-old started the day two shots off the lead but battled hard to see off Francesco Molinari, Dustin Johnson and Xander Schauffele.

Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida
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Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida

Mar 17th 2019, 10:05 PM 48,130 Views 83 Comments

The 29-year-old secured the unofficial ‘fifth major’ for the first time following an excellent display at Sawgrass.

'When Eden Hazard is the best player of the Premier League, Chelsea is the champion'
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# High Praise

'When Eden Hazard is the best player of the Premier League, Chelsea is the champion'

Oct 20th 2018, 12:51 AM 5,551 Views 5 Comments

Man United boss Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on his former player.

Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Russian challenger Povetkin
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# The Bigger Man

Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Russian challenger Povetkin

Sep 21st 2018, 4:29 PM 11,346 Views 14 Comments

The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion returns to the ring at Wembley tomorrow evening.

Britain's Yates steps out of Sky shadows to reign in Spain
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Britain's Yates steps out of Sky shadows to reign in Spain

Sep 16th 2018, 8:18 PM 3,266 Views 10 Comments

The former track racer’s road racing talents took him to the brink of victory in this year’s Giro d’Italia.

Mark Williams lands third world snooker title after defeating John Higgins
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Mark Williams lands third world snooker title after defeating John Higgins

May 7th 2018, 10:10 PM 18,582 Views 11 Comments

Williams became the oldest champion since 45-year-old Ray Reardon triumphed in 1978.

'Wilder, where you at?' - Whyte produces devastating KO and calls out WBC heavyweight champion
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# Boxing

'Wilder, where you at?' - Whyte produces devastating KO and calls out WBC heavyweight champion

Mar 25th 2018, 1:52 PM 11,274 Views 11 Comments

Lucas Browne was no match for the British fighter, who claimed a sixth-round stoppage.

Best in the West: John Muldoon will retire at the end of the season
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# Champion

Best in the West: John Muldoon will retire at the end of the season

Jan 24th 2018, 12:24 PM 7,560 Views 24 Comments

The pride of Portumna will ride off into the sunset in May.

'I'll gladly fight him' - Holloway open to McGregor rematch after defending UFC featherweight title
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'I'll gladly fight him' - Holloway open to McGregor rematch after defending UFC featherweight title

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:57 AM 12,721 Views 8 Comments

Holloway defeated Jose Aldo for the second time this year via TKO in the third round to reclaim his title.

Lewis Hamilton lands fourth F1 world title despite crash at Mexican GP
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Lewis Hamilton lands fourth F1 world title despite crash at Mexican GP

Oct 29th 2017, 9:09 PM 6,517 Views 12 Comments

Hamilton joins Sebastian Vettel and Alain Prost as a four-time world champion.

Garcia edges out Luiten for another Valderrama victory in Andalucia
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Garcia edges out Luiten for another Valderrama victory in Andalucia

Oct 22nd 2017, 9:53 PM 3,263 Views 0 Comments

Joost Luiten put up a superb fight on Sunday, but he could not prevent Sergio Garcia claiming another European Tour title at Valderrama.

'I'll never forget it. Holding off the likes of Rory for my first win is pretty memorable'
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# A Job Well Dunne

'I'll never forget it. Holding off the likes of Rory for my first win is pretty memorable'

Oct 2nd 2017, 6:35 PM 4,465 Views 2 Comments

Paul Dunne is basking in the glory of his British Masters win, and maiden Tour title.

After 11-month injury, 83rd seed Sloane Stephens completes remarkable comeback
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After 11-month injury, 83rd seed Sloane Stephens completes remarkable comeback

Sep 9th 2017, 11:08 PM 6,558 Views 4 Comments

She swept aside the challenge of Madison Keys – one of her closest friends – and claimed the $3.7 million prize.

'To see her on the podium, the Irish flag going up and the anthem being played was just amazing'
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# Proud Day

'To see her on the podium, the Irish flag going up and the anthem being played was just amazing'

Jul 24th 2017, 2:47 PM 14,749 Views 14 Comments

European U20 100m champion Gina Akpe-Moses’ former coach at St Gerard’s AC reacts to her remarkable win.

Luke Keeler edges Irish middleweight title while fighting with a broken hand
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# Cool Hand

Luke Keeler edges Irish middleweight title while fighting with a broken hand

Jun 25th 2017, 9:06 AM 3,546 Views 0 Comments

He was victorious over Darren Cruise at the National Stadium.

Willie Mullins lands trainers' championship crown on final day of Punchestown
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Willie Mullins lands trainers' championship crown on final day of Punchestown

Apr 29th 2017, 11:44 PM 6,102 Views 0 Comments

It was a dramatic final day at Punchestown.

He's finally done it! Sergio Garcia has won his first major after thriller at Augusta
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He's finally done it! Sergio Garcia has won his first major after thriller at Augusta

Apr 10th 2017, 12:12 AM 66,640 Views 43 Comments

What incredible drama.

'It's kind of odd getting a Chinese goalkeeper in Donegal': GMIT's All-Ireland star
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# Ladies Football

'It's kind of odd getting a Chinese goalkeeper in Donegal': GMIT's All-Ireland star

Mar 15th 2017, 5:57 PM 6,395 Views 4 Comments

Donegal’s Rosa Kelly helped her side to Lagan Cup glory at the O’Connor Cup weekend.

Carl Frampton tops off remarkable 2016 as he's crowned ESPN Fighter of the Year
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# Awards Season

Carl Frampton tops off remarkable 2016 as he's crowned ESPN Fighter of the Year

Dec 28th 2016, 9:20 AM 3,763 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old became only the second European boxer to win the award.

17-time All-Ireland senior winner to reconsider inter-county future
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# Decisions

17-time All-Ireland senior winner to reconsider inter-county future

Nov 13th 2016, 12:54 PM 8,169 Views 3 Comments

Briege Corkery may have won her tenth All-Star last night but she’s already weighing up her plans for 2017.

A fan was spotted in a Mayo GAA jersey losing it at WWE Summerslam last night
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# Pandemonium

A fan was spotted in a Mayo GAA jersey losing it at WWE Summerslam last night

Aug 22nd 2016, 10:05 AM 13,728 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, Wicklow wrestler Finn Bálor as he became the first ever WWE Universal champion.

Lionel Messi topped off a bravura performance with this classy finish last night
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Lionel Messi topped off a bravura performance with this classy finish last night

Aug 18th 2016, 12:41 PM 7,905 Views 7 Comments

Sevilla — bar an early flurry of chances — were on the receiving end of a Barcelona football master class.

Stunning Phelps secures historic 22nd gold medal as China drawn into doping storm
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Stunning Phelps secures historic 22nd gold medal as China drawn into doping storm

Aug 12th 2016, 8:09 AM 37,176 Views 31 Comments

Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi is under fire after a failed test.

'Still I Rise' - Check out this powerful Serena Williams montage
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'Still I Rise' - Check out this powerful Serena Williams montage

Jul 9th 2016, 5:20 PM 15,309 Views 15 Comments

The American tennis star won her seventh Wimbledon title this afternoon.

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