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'That's a ridiculous thing you've said' - Neville and Carragher wade into Messi/Ronaldo debate on MNF
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'That's a ridiculous thing you've said' - Neville and Carragher wade into Messi/Ronaldo debate on MNF

Tue 12:49 PM 10,992 Views 11 Comments

Neville declared Ronaldo as the greatest player ever to play the game…and Carragher disagreed.

Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s South American international goals record
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Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s South American international goals record

Sep 10th 2021, 8:02 AM 9,561 Views 7 Comments

Messi scored a hat-trick as Argentina beat Bolivia in a World Cup qualifier.

Sprinter Jason Smyth storms to sixth Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo
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Sprinter Jason Smyth storms to sixth Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo

Aug 29th 2021, 12:07 PM 51,605 Views 44 Comments

Smyth won his sixth gold medal after a dramatic photo finish in the T13 100m final.

Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi to retire from MotoGP at end of season
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Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi to retire from MotoGP at end of season

Aug 5th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,269 Views 7 Comments

Rossi will bring down the curtain on an illustrious 25-year career which yielded 115 victories.

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final
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Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final

Apr 17th 2021, 10:50 PM 10,374 Views 2 Comments

Messi scored two of Barcelona’s four second half goals as they consigned their opponents to a second final defeat in two weeks.

'I love you and Barcelona loves you' - New club president desperate to keep Messi at the Nou Camp
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'I love you and Barcelona loves you' - New club president desperate to keep Messi at the Nou Camp

Mar 17th 2021, 11:04 PM 3,374 Views 2 Comments

Juan Laporta was elected as president for a second spell last week.

‘If you ask me, Messi or Ronaldo, I’d say Ramos’ – Bailly's praise for Madrid defender amid Man Utd links
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‘If you ask me, Messi or Ronaldo, I’d say Ramos’ – Bailly's praise for Madrid defender amid Man Utd links

Feb 25th 2021, 10:48 AM 7,771 Views 2 Comments

The Red Devils centre-half says the World Cup winner, who continues to run down his contract in Spain, has been his “greatest inspiration”

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career
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Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career

Dec 28th 2020, 9:06 AM 3,945 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old has undergone two operations on his right knee in 2020.

Lionel Messi matches Pele record but struggling Barcelona held by Valencia
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Lionel Messi matches Pele record but struggling Barcelona held by Valencia

Dec 19th 2020, 5:56 PM 5,108 Views 12 Comments

Messi scored his 643rd goal for Barcelona in a 2-2 draw with Valencia.

‘Diego, me auld flower, would you mind if I had your shirt?’
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‘Diego, me auld flower, would you mind if I had your shirt?’

Nov 26th 2020, 5:17 PM 10,149 Views 4 Comments

Paddy Mulligan kept Diego Maradona scoreless at Lansdowne Road in 1979. He considers the Argentinean one of the greatest players of all time.

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement
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38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement

Apr 19th 2020, 9:52 AM 15,342 Views 9 Comments

The legendary former All Blacks out-half helped the Kobelco Steelers to the Top League title in 2018

US great Felix adds to remarkable gold haul and breaks Bolt's record for world titles
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US great Felix adds to remarkable gold haul and breaks Bolt's record for world titles

Sep 29th 2019, 9:15 PM 8,680 Views 0 Comments

Her team romped to mixed relay gold in Doha.

All the info you need to watch Katie Taylor's bid to become the undisputed world champion
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All the info you need to watch Katie Taylor's bid to become the undisputed world champion

May 30th 2019, 6:05 PM 40,253 Views 17 Comments

One of Ireland’s greatest-ever athletes can unify all four belts at Madison Square Garden in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Lionel Messi scores sensational hat-trick to send Barcelona 10 points clear in La Liga
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Lionel Messi scores sensational hat-trick to send Barcelona 10 points clear in La Liga

Mar 17th 2019, 10:20 PM 12,039 Views 22 Comments

The champions moved 10 points clear of Atletico thanks to another inspirational display from their captain.

Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla
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Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:34 PM 5,802 Views 12 Comments

The Catalan side rediscover their goalscoring mojo ahead of back-to-back Clasicos.

Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory
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Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory

Dec 30th 2018, 6:13 PM 8,596 Views 5 Comments

Amanda Nunes emulated Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier with last night’s knockout of Cris Cyborg.

Majestic Messi has a hat-trick and two assists as Barcelona thrash Levante
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Majestic Messi has a hat-trick and two assists as Barcelona thrash Levante

Dec 16th 2018, 10:30 PM 7,679 Views 17 Comments

Barcelona restore three-point lead at the top with 5-0 win.

Messi dazzles with two brilliant free kicks as Barcelona demolish Espanyol in Catalan derby
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Messi dazzles with two brilliant free kicks as Barcelona demolish Espanyol in Catalan derby

Dec 8th 2018, 10:25 PM 7,790 Views 8 Comments

The Argentine scored a double and set up another during a one-sided win for Barcelona.

Tom Brady is underrated
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Tom Brady is underrated

Nov 5th 2018, 1:45 PM 7,488 Views 11 Comments

It’s easy to forget how good the Patriots player actually is in an era of great quarterback play, writes Steve O’Rourke.

Messi hailed as 'the best ever' after Wembley masterclass
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Messi hailed as 'the best ever' after Wembley masterclass

Oct 3rd 2018, 11:36 PM 14,208 Views 32 Comments

Lionel Messi’s brace against Tottenham ensured Barca ended a run of three games without a win.

'It's time we let Serena Williams just be Serena Williams, imperfect and complex as she may be'
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'It's time we let Serena Williams just be Serena Williams, imperfect and complex as she may be'

Sep 14th 2018, 7:58 PM 6,046 Views 3 Comments

Why are we so quick to vilify certain athletes over others?

Serena Williams' post-pregnancy return to tennis is bringing sexism in the game to the fore
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Serena Williams' post-pregnancy return to tennis is bringing sexism in the game to the fore

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:33 PM 10,576 Views 5 Comments

Is anyone surprised?

'We know Messi can decide our fate' - Lloris warns France ahead of Argentina clash
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'We know Messi can decide our fate' - Lloris warns France ahead of Argentina clash

Jun 29th 2018, 4:29 PM 3,894 Views 5 Comments

The Tottenham goalkeeper is aware the Argentina star has the ability to send Les Bleus out of the World Cup.

'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi
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'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi

Jun 17th 2018, 2:35 PM 8,238 Views 42 Comments

The ex-Barcelona midfielder believes Messi has already written a legacy as the best ever, regardless of events in Russia.

Conservatives buy Nikes too - LeBron, Jordan and reading between the lines of the GOAT debate
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Conservatives buy Nikes too - LeBron, Jordan and reading between the lines of the GOAT debate

May 31st 2018, 8:30 AM 22,659 Views 29 Comments

Are LeBron’s efforts to highlight social injustice the reason he’s not automatically regarded as the best player we’ve ever seen?

Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time
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Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time

May 23rd 2018, 11:08 PM 5,879 Views 18 Comments

“She became one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis player of all time.”

Messi claims fifth European Golden Shoe after winning Pichichi Trophy
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Messi claims fifth European Golden Shoe after winning Pichichi Trophy

May 21st 2018, 12:15 AM 10,442 Views 6 Comments

The Argentine has finished the campaign as the top goalscorer on the continent after finding the net on 34 occasions in La Liga

Magical Messi hits 100 Champions League goals to send Chelsea packing
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Magical Messi hits 100 Champions League goals to send Chelsea packing

Mar 14th 2018, 9:54 PM 23,344 Views 74 Comments

Barcelona progress to the quarter-finals after a 3-0 win over Premier League opposition.

Simeone: 'If we take Messi and put him in an Atletico shirt, we win'
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Simeone: 'If we take Messi and put him in an Atletico shirt, we win'

Mar 4th 2018, 10:56 PM 10,222 Views 3 Comments

Diego Simeone acknowledged the tough task of denying Barcelona another La Liga title.

The GOAT and the Death Star
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The GOAT and the Death Star

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:44 PM 9,075 Views 11 Comments

Even after 17 years in the NFL, Tom Brady appears indestructible.

Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup'
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Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup'

Oct 11th 2017, 11:59 AM 8,503 Views 35 Comments

Jorge Sampaoli was full of praise and indebted to hat-trick hero Lionel Messi after their win last night.

Watch: Lionel Messi hat-trick fires Argentina into World Cup
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Watch: Lionel Messi hat-trick fires Argentina into World Cup

Oct 11th 2017, 2:35 AM 15,473 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Chile were knocked out on a dramatic day in the South American qualifiers.

The legends behind the Kerry festival that crowns a goat every year
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The legends behind the Kerry festival that crowns a goat every year

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 AM 18,996 Views 51 Comments

What’s with the royal goat?

Greatest of all time? Pat Spillane reckons Jim Gavin's Dublin footballers can achieve that mantle
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Greatest of all time? Pat Spillane reckons Jim Gavin's Dublin footballers can achieve that mantle

Jul 17th 2017, 1:26 PM 5,283 Views 18 Comments

“In terms of fitness, athleticism and mobility, I’ve never seen a team as good as this.”

Play until I'm 40 - Roger Federer eyes new era of supremacy after Wimbledon record
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Play until I'm 40 - Roger Federer eyes new era of supremacy after Wimbledon record

Jul 17th 2017, 10:22 AM 6,496 Views 5 Comments

The Swiss legend hopes to be around for a while yet.

People are trolling GQ for calling Roger Federer 'the greatest tennis player of all time'
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People are trolling GQ for calling Roger Federer 'the greatest tennis player of all time'

Mar 21st 2017, 7:20 PM 15,297 Views 42 Comments

Er, that’s not Serena.

(Love) Letter from Houston: Bad Brady, good Brady and GOAT Brady all on show
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(Love) Letter from Houston: Bad Brady, good Brady and GOAT Brady all on show

Feb 6th 2017, 1:06 PM 8,117 Views 7 Comments

If football is a religion in Texas, they found their God last night.

That's 19! Michael Phelps picks up another Olympic gold for the mantelpiece
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That's 19! Michael Phelps picks up another Olympic gold for the mantelpiece

Aug 8th 2016, 4:28 AM 12,654 Views 5 Comments

America beat France and Australia in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay.

'Harder than any swim I've had in my life': Phelps qualifies for fifth Olympic Games
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'Harder than any swim I've had in my life': Phelps qualifies for fifth Olympic Games

Jun 30th 2016, 11:32 AM 6,610 Views 3 Comments

The whole retirement thing didn’t suit him, I guess.

Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck
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Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck

Nov 18th 2015, 11:19 AM 24,008 Views 13 Comments

The great man had to be seen to be believed.

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