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Jack Woolley wins gold at Albanian Open after recovering from recent assault
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Jack Woolley wins gold at Albanian Open after recovering from recent assault

Updated Oct 4th 2021, 3:00 PM 20,254 Views 5 Comments

The taekwondo competitor from Dublin took gold by beating Cyrian Ravet of France in the 58kg class final.

Steph Curry gets hot as Golden State Warriors edge past Milwaukee Bucks
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Steph Curry gets hot as Golden State Warriors edge past Milwaukee Bucks

Apr 7th 2021, 8:15 AM 3,040 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks.

Three illegal groin kicks not enough to stop Woolley winning US Open Taekwondo
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Three illegal groin kicks not enough to stop Woolley winning US Open Taekwondo

Feb 28th 2020, 12:01 PM 6,402 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner, who late last year became Ireland’s first ever fighter to qualify for the Olympics in the sport, even overcame three illegal groin kicks in his first bout against Russian opponent Danila Volvos.

€126m Atletico Madrid star beats Sancho and Havertz to Golden Boy award
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€126m Atletico Madrid star beats Sancho and Havertz to Golden Boy award

Nov 27th 2019, 12:36 PM 8,045 Views 18 Comments

Portugal international Joao Felix has been recognised for his meteoric rise to prominence over the past year.

World's top young players shortlisted for prestigious Golden Boy award
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World's top young players shortlisted for prestigious Golden Boy award

Oct 15th 2019, 1:58 PM 9,756 Views 15 Comments

The likes of Joao Felix, Ansu Fati, Jadon Sancho and Kai Havertz will be looking to win the prize that Matthijs de Ligt claimed last year.

Another one! Messi collects record fifth Golden Shoe award
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Another one! Messi collects record fifth Golden Shoe award

Dec 18th 2018, 3:19 PM 5,445 Views 9 Comments

He scored 34 goals in 68 games for Barcelona, finishing as the top goalscorer in Europe last season.

Gold for Ireland! Kurt Walker wins bantamweight final at EU Boxing Championships
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Gold for Ireland! Kurt Walker wins bantamweight final at EU Boxing Championships

Nov 18th 2018, 7:48 PM 3,071 Views 1 Comment

Walker did enough for a 3-2 split decision against England’s Peter McGrail.

Canelo signs 'highest-paid guaranteed contract in sports history' with streaming service DAZN
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Canelo signs 'highest-paid guaranteed contract in sports history' with streaming service DAZN

Oct 17th 2018, 10:58 AM 8,443 Views 4 Comments

The Mexican’s deal is worth a reported $365m across five years and 10 fights.

Teen star Aaron McKenna wrecks opponent early on US television debut
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Teen star Aaron McKenna wrecks opponent early on US television debut

Mar 23rd 2018, 8:22 AM 12,122 Views 4 Comments

Aaron McKenna wasn’t hanging around on his return to the ring.

WBC and WBA back Canelo Alvarez after positive test for banned substance
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WBC and WBA back Canelo Alvarez after positive test for banned substance

Mar 6th 2018, 5:02 PM 4,769 Views 5 Comments

The WBC and WBA believe Canelo Alvarez is a victim of meat contamination in his homeland.

18 for 18: Monaghan sensation Aaron McKenna is set to take names across the Atlantic
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18 for 18: Monaghan sensation Aaron McKenna is set to take names across the Atlantic

Jan 1st 2018, 7:00 PM 5,867 Views 2 Comments

Teen gunslinger Aaron McKenna is Ireland’s youngest professional boxer, and debuted in Vegas last month.

'Imagine being 18 and being signed by De La Hoya': Irish star McKenna set to rock Vegas on debut tonight
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'Imagine being 18 and being signed by De La Hoya': Irish star McKenna set to rock Vegas on debut tonight

Dec 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 10,885 Views 3 Comments

The 18-year-old from Monaghan fights Travis Conley in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

Monaghan's teenage boxing sensation to make pro debut at Madison Square Garden
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Monaghan's teenage boxing sensation to make pro debut at Madison Square Garden

Nov 17th 2017, 8:07 AM 30,587 Views 18 Comments

Aaron McKenna will make his paid bow on a future Hall of Famer’s undercard in two weeks’ time.

The second-youngest Premier League starter of all-time is currently finding life difficult in Germany
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The second-youngest Premier League starter of all-time is currently finding life difficult in Germany

Oct 19th 2017, 10:48 PM 15,506 Views 2 Comments

Reece Oxford’s loan move to Borussia Monchengladbach has not gone as planned.

Mbappe, Rashford, Dembele and Solanke all nominated for world's best U21 footballer prize
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Mbappe, Rashford, Dembele and Solanke all nominated for world's best U21 footballer prize

Sep 19th 2017, 1:40 PM 5,501 Views 19 Comments

The 25 players in line to win this year’s Golden Boy award have been announced.

'Everyone sees Instagram and thinks, 'Quigley's in LA, living the life.' But life is never that simple'
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'Everyone sees Instagram and thinks, 'Quigley's in LA, living the life.' But life is never that simple'

Aug 7th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,760 Views 12 Comments

Donegal middleweight Jason Quigley explains why he’s chasing loneliness in Los Angeles.

Can one of the world's best footballers silence the Aviva again?
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Can one of the world's best footballers silence the Aviva again?

Jun 11th 2017, 6:59 AM 5,076 Views 5 Comments

David Alaba will be hoping to inspire his side against Ireland, having made the difference in previous games.

'There's a good lad in there': Cheika hopes James O'Connor will get help after cocaine arrest
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'There's a good lad in there': Cheika hopes James O'Connor will get help after cocaine arrest

Mar 1st 2017, 9:20 AM 7,043 Views 3 Comments

The Wallabies boss suggests that the talented back should put rugby aside to sort his personal issues out.

Jason Quigley set for huge televised headline fight in California
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Jason Quigley set for huge televised headline fight in California

Jan 28th 2017, 4:02 PM 5,059 Views 2 Comments

He fights for his first professional title against Glen Tapia.

Mourinho backs 'best midfielder in the world' Pogba to win a Ballon d'Or
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Mourinho backs 'best midfielder in the world' Pogba to win a Ballon d'Or

Dec 27th 2016, 8:48 PM 7,447 Views 12 Comments

The Manchester United manager has been delighted with his player’s performances.

Man finds €3.5 million worth of gold in house he inherited
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Man finds €3.5 million worth of gold in house he inherited

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:46 AM 46,281 Views 23 Comments

“It was under the furniture, under piles of linen, in the bathroom… everywhere.”

Steph's back, baby! Curry drops 17 points in overtime to snatch Game 4 for Golden State
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Steph's back, baby! Curry drops 17 points in overtime to snatch Game 4 for Golden State

May 10th 2016, 10:38 AM 4,659 Views 1 Comment

“Nobody could have predicted that explosion,” said Warriors coach Steve Kerr.

In pictures: Jason Quigley gets ready to defend his unbeaten record in Vegas
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In pictures: Jason Quigley gets ready to defend his unbeaten record in Vegas

May 4th 2016, 4:05 PM 5,723 Views 5 Comments

Quigley meets James de la Rosa on the Canelo-Khan undercard.

Relentless Golovkin defends title with devastating knockout - his 22nd in a row
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Relentless Golovkin defends title with devastating knockout - his 22nd in a row

Apr 24th 2016, 9:22 AM 12,377 Views 19 Comments

The 34-year-old has won all 35 of his fights and has his sights set on WBC champion Saul Alvarez who takes on Amir Khan next month.

Steph Curry served up TWO ridiculous moments last night
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Steph Curry served up TWO ridiculous moments last night

Mar 10th 2016, 10:35 AM 8,770 Views 8 Comments

Steph was ballin’ against the Utah Jazz last night.

The NBA's best player thrilled again as the Warriors continued incredible home streak
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The NBA's best player thrilled again as the Warriors continued incredible home streak

Feb 7th 2016, 10:16 AM 6,843 Views 1 Comment

Steph Curry grabbed 26 points and embarrassed Kevin Durant a few times too.

Five-time All-Ireland winner Bryan Sheehan will captain Kerry this season
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Five-time All-Ireland winner Bryan Sheehan will captain Kerry this season

Jan 10th 2016, 10:22 PM 7,559 Views 9 Comments

St Mary’s clubman previously captained Kingdom to the 2010 Munster title.

'He likes a beer, he likes a laugh and he's nice company' - Hansen lauds Carter
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'He likes a beer, he likes a laugh and he's nice company' - Hansen lauds Carter

Oct 30th 2015, 2:27 PM 6,744 Views 1 Comment

The 33-year-old out-half ends his New Zealand career after tomorrow’s World Cup final.

Michael O'Reilly has won Ireland's second gold of the day
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Michael O'Reilly has won Ireland's second gold of the day

Jun 27th 2015, 3:53 PM 56,343 Views 26 Comments

The 22-year-old defeated Azerbaijani Xaybula Musalov in the middleweight final.

Joe enjoys the show as Cossack gets the job Don to claim Punchestown Gold Cup
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Joe enjoys the show as Cossack gets the job Don to claim Punchestown Gold Cup

Apr 29th 2015, 6:59 PM 4,955 Views 0 Comments

After disappointment at Cheltenham, the Gordon Elliott trained horse bounced back today.

Ireland's Jason Quigley takes 82 seconds to win pro debut in Las Vegas
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Ireland's Jason Quigley takes 82 seconds to win pro debut in Las Vegas

Jul 13th 2014, 4:20 PM 7,546 Views 6 Comments

The Donegal middlweight defeated American Howard Reece with a first round stoppage last night.

Jason Quigley: 'My dad just said, let's get our arses up and make this happen for ourselves'
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Jason Quigley: 'My dad just said, let's get our arses up and make this happen for ourselves'

May 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,866 Views 4 Comments

Boxing star Jason Quigley talks to TheScore.ie about his decision to turn professional with Golden Boy Promotions and plans for his American debut.

Jason Quigley turns pro after signing up with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy
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Jason Quigley turns pro after signing up with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:33 AM 4,190 Views 5 Comments

The Donegal boxer surrendered his national title in February, sparking speculation he was to leave the amateur ranks.

Ravenhill on the shortlist for Frampton title fight - but he's ready to take his shot in America
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Ravenhill on the shortlist for Frampton title fight - but he's ready to take his shot in America

Apr 5th 2014, 2:32 PM 3,159 Views 2 Comments

Barry McGuigan expects Santa Cruz showdown to be “the best fight in the Super-Bantamweight division.”

JJ Hanrahan is 'a talented kid' - Munster coach Rob Penney
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JJ Hanrahan is 'a talented kid' - Munster coach Rob Penney

Dec 28th 2013, 1:00 PM 3,484 Views 4 Comments

The Kiwi was pleased with the Kerry native’s contributions to the 22-16 win over Connacht last night.

Exile: James O'Connor signs with London Irish until end of season
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Exile: James O'Connor signs with London Irish until end of season

Oct 29th 2013, 10:33 AM 2,768 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old will give Brian Smith plenty of back-line options between now and May.

Tarnished James O'Connor winging his way to Europe
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Tarnished James O'Connor winging his way to Europe

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:45 AM 8,557 Views 20 Comments

London Irish are being linked with the young back who lost out on a central contract in Australia last month.

From the brink: Khan picks himself up from Diaz blow to take decision
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From the brink: Khan picks himself up from Diaz blow to take decision

Apr 27th 2013, 11:54 PM 2,466 Views 3 Comments

The Olympic silver-medalist was down in the fourth, but edged out the Mexican by a unanimous decision.

This is how Usain Bolt celebrated his 100m final win...
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This is how Usain Bolt celebrated his 100m final win...

Aug 6th 2012, 8:20 PM 4,347 Views 2 Comments

The Jamaican superstar found himself some fellow athletes to hang out with in the Olympic Village.

London 2012: Hoy won't defend individual sprint title
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London 2012: Hoy won't defend individual sprint title

Jul 19th 2012, 6:45 PM 437 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic champion is “obviously disappointed” after Team GB bosses put forward Jason Kenny in the individual sprint contest.

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