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#Grand Slam

From The42 38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo Grand Slam

38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo

Federer has only won the French Open once.

From The42 Murray to make Grand Slam return after fearing his career was over NOT FINISHED YET

Murray to make Grand Slam return after fearing his career was over

The former world number one is working his was back from hip surgery and has been confirmed for the Australian Open.

From The42 Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final Mixed Fortunes

Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final

Bianca Andreescu won by default after just four games.

From The42 Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby Taking A Break

Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby

The 31-year-old tweeted that she is training for her emergency medicine qualification in Wales.

From The42 McIlroy joined by Rahm and Leishmann for opening rounds of US Open Pairings

McIlroy joined by Rahm and Leishmann for opening rounds of US Open

Graeme McDowell, meanwhile, returns to the scene of his 2010 major success when he touches down at Pebble Beach.

From The42 Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open Battle Hardened

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open

The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.

From The42 'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory Welcome Return

'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory

The 2009 champions will now meet German Oscar Otte for a place in the third round.

From The42 'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year' Georgia On My Mind

'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year'

Paul McGinley says the four-time major winner has the code to crack The Masters puzzle next week in Augusta.

From The42 'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray Halfbacks

'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray

The Ireland boss only replaced his starting halfbacks in the closing 10 minutes in Cardiff.

From The42 Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff Battle

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff

A bruising encounter in the rain awaits at Principality Stadium.

From The42 Superb Ireland U20 tackles stifle Joseph before French star shows fair play Bien Joue

Superb Ireland U20 tackles stifle Joseph before French star shows fair play

The 18-year-old France number eight was clearly targeted by Noel McNamara’s charges.

From The42 Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action War Of Words

Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action

He also denied that he had threatened the Australian Davis Cup captain’s family.

From The42 Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump Emotional

Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump

The former world number one was dumped from the season-opening Grand Slam in a gut-wrenching loss.

From The42 'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes Novak Djokovic

'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes

The first Grand Slam event of the year begin on 14 January when the Australian Open commences.

From The42 Middleweight title bout confirmed as main event for UFC 234 Grand Slam

Middleweight title bout confirmed as main event for UFC 234

Robert Whittaker will put his belt on the line at the home of the Australian Open next February.

From The42 Jordan Larmour nominated for World Rugby award after outstanding year for club and country Tuxedo Time

Jordan Larmour nominated for World Rugby award after outstanding year for club and country

The Ireland international is one of three in the running to win Breakthrough Player of the Year.

From The42 Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do' A Thief And A Liar

Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do'

The fallout continues from the controversial US Open final but WIlliams is trying to move on.

From The42 Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign Backing

Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign

“It’s their choice,” she said. “I think that’s one great thing God gave us, is the freedom of choice.”

From The42 Federer on fire in US Open third-round win over Kyrgios Take A Bow

Federer on fire in US Open third-round win over Kyrgios

The second set was a master class from 20-time Grand Slam winner.

From The42 Munster man Ryan gets major opportunity in Ireland's number three shirt Starter

Munster man Ryan gets major opportunity in Ireland's number three shirt

The 29-year-old played a part in the Grand Slam success and now starts against the Wallabies.

From The42 'I'm going to get very greedy next year': World Cup and everything in between the target for Sean O'Brien Missing Man

'I'm going to get very greedy next year': World Cup and everything in between the target for Sean O'Brien

The back row is having to busy himself with rehab and racing before approaching a comeback in the new season.

From The42 How Jacob Stockdale scored seven tries to break the Six Nations record Try Machine

How Jacob Stockdale scored seven tries to break the Six Nations record

The 22-year-old talks us through each of his tries during Ireland’s Grand Slam run.

From The42 'I don’t think I would have had the career I’ve had so far if it wasn’t for that day' Great Expectations

'I don’t think I would have had the career I’ve had so far if it wasn’t for that day'

Rory McIlroy has reflected on his 2011 Masters collapse as he looks forward to this year’s event.

From The42 Ex-Fiji lock joins Cheika's Wallabies as forwards coach in time for summer Tests against Ireland Pack Leader

Ex-Fiji lock joins Cheika's Wallabies as forwards coach in time for summer Tests against Ireland

Simon Raiwalui helped Stade Francais claim their Bouclier in 2015 and is currently working with Biarritz.

From The42 Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam Player Welfare

Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam

The Ireland out-half believes the IRFU’s central contracting system is a key strength.

From The42 Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose Jono Gibbes

Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes believes the All Blacks will be looking anxiously over their shoulders.

From The42 The Rugby Show: Rating the Irish Grand Slam winners' performances Analysis

The Rugby Show: Rating the Irish Grand Slam winners' performances

Let us know what you made of the Irish team’s performance over the course of the five games.

From The42 'I used to watch the Five Nations and think these places were on a whole different planet' Joe Show

'I used to watch the Five Nations and think these places were on a whole different planet'

Joe Schmidt was in reflective form after he added to his exceptional list of honours.

From The42 Johnny Sexton revels in Grand Slam glory after 'weird, horrible' build-up week The Master

Johnny Sexton revels in Grand Slam glory after 'weird, horrible' build-up week

The 32-year-old out-half found the pre-match days nerve-wracking.

From The42 'I was just hoping to play with Leinster A and maybe get a few caps with the senior team' Hotshot

'I was just hoping to play with Leinster A and maybe get a few caps with the senior team'

20-year-old Grand Slam winner Jordan Larmour has far exceeded his hopes for the season.

From The42 Keith Earls' tap tackle was one of the moments of Ireland's Grand Slam match SKILL

Keith Earls' tap tackle was one of the moments of Ireland's Grand Slam match

The Ireland wing recovered brilliantly to take down Elliot Daly early in the second half.

From The42 It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win BOD

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win

He won a handy €500 from a bet he put on for yesterday’s Grand Slam.

From The42 Aviva Stadium homecoming for Grand Slam winners cancelled due to snowfall It's Off

Aviva Stadium homecoming for Grand Slam winners cancelled due to snowfall

Adverse weather conditions means the free-entry event due to take place at 4.30pm has been cancelled.

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win BOD

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win

He won a handy €500 from a bet he put on for yesterday’s Grand Slam.

From The42 Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try Detail

Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try

The Ireland head coach kept back this play for three years before it worked beautifully to help win a Grand Slam.

From The42 Irish and Six Nations records look easy as Stockdale continually looks to the next step Prolific

Irish and Six Nations records look easy as Stockdale continually looks to the next step

The 21-year-old has set a new bar for Irish tries in a single season.

From The42 'If they had been a bit more injured, it would've been safer in the changing room!' Celebrations

'If they had been a bit more injured, it would've been safer in the changing room!'

Ireland’s players soaked up every moment of their Grand Slam success.

From The42 'We wanted to play with a bigger dead-ball area' - England plan backfires Lady Luck

'We wanted to play with a bigger dead-ball area' - England plan backfires

England’s decision to make the in-goal area longer made a difference in the end.

From The42 'Johnny just didn't want to do it the same way as ROG': Schmidt hails old heads in clinical win Slam Dunk

'Johnny just didn't want to do it the same way as ROG': Schmidt hails old heads in clinical win

There was a lot of second half work to do, but Ireland put the winning scores on the board nice and early in Twickenham.

From The42 Aviva Stadium to host homecoming celebration for Ireland squad on Sunday Grand Slam

Aviva Stadium to host homecoming celebration for Ireland squad on Sunday

Tickets are free and can be purchased online.

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