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Newport 'keeper’s 105-yard goal breaks Guinness World Record for longest strike ever
Tom King scored from inside his own six-yard box on Tuesday night.
The world's oldest female skydiver has died aged 88
Starting at the age of 54, Dilys Price went on to complete more than 1,139 solo parachute jumps
Body coach Joe Wicks claims Guinness World Record for online fitness class
Wicks streams his fitness classes on Youtube, and has trebled the number of subscribers in recent weeks.
116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person
Kane Tanaka was born on 2 January 1903.
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson earns Guinness World Record
After winning the EFL Cup and the Premier League with Manchester City this season, goalkeeper Ederson has picked up another prize.
Uruguay legend receives Guinness World Record certificate
Sebastian Abreu has suited up for 26 professional teams in his career.
'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan
Masazo Nonaka was born on 25 July 1905.
55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike
Dermot Higgins set off on his 31,000km journey last June. He’s set to return to Dublin on 1 April.
Here's how to recycle your Christmas tree and break a world record at the same time
It’s a novel way to get rid of your tree.
The Waterford man who's carving a 20-metre-long wooden Viking sword
The Hope Tree, Marty Morrissey, and the Ploughing Championships all sparked this Guinness World Record attempt.
World Record: Six siblings in one Galway family reach 100
The family were awarded a Guinness World Record for having the most family members reach 100 years of age.
Someone set a world record for the fastest-ever electric skateboard run
Yes, that’s a thing now.
Misao Okawa lived through man's first flight, two world wars and the moon landing
Misao Okawa celebrated her 117th birthday just last month.
Meet Blosom, the world's tallest cow
Blosom’s owner decided to keep her as a pet when she was just a calf and she’s now 13-years-old.
425 Irish dogs helped break a Guinness World Record
They broke the record for the largest number of pooches being trained to sit, give the paw, lie down and target touch at the same time.
Two of the oldest people in the world now live in Japan
Sakari Momoi, a former high school principal born on February 5, 1903 is now recognised as the world’s oldest man.
63 hours chatting: Irish DJs break world record for the longest ever radio talk show
The talk show beat a US Christian station who previously held the record.
3 hours 41 minutes and 10 seconds for a marathon, in full firefighting gear, in Cork
Alex O’Shea did the Rebel county proud by setting a new Guinness World Record for his sweltering feat.
YouTubers break the record for most selfies taken in an hour
How many selfies? A lot of selfies.
Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends
The Dublin footballer took part in a mass training session with his local club.
NYC to attempt Guinness world record... for twerking
Record breakin’ booty shakin’.
Irish 5-a-side football match sets new Guinness World Record
53-hour match in Portlaoise trumps old record by nine hours.
Colonel Meow's 9 inch fur is the world's longest
Guinness World Records says so!
Meet Ireland's Paddy O'Sullivan - the world's fastest man on one wheel
The Kerryman secured the record recently with a time of 189.4mph, and is set to enter the Guinness World Records as a result.
These are some of the silliest Guinness World Records
Chainsaws, spoons and onions – the world has gone mad.
WATCH: Insane dominoes world record display
We can’t look away.
Hula hooping to a new world record
About 4,500 people in Thailand broke the Guinness World Record for most people dancing with hula hoops earlier today. Here are the pics.
VIDEO: How's this for parallel parking?
Now THAT’S what we call a tight space.
Here's your Guinness World Record-breaking pic of the day
River Plate supporters aren’t renowned for their passion for nothing.
Meet the man with the world's biggest 'guns'
And what about the world’s biggest mohawk, tallest dog and person with the most Hello Kitty memorabilia? They’re all in this year’s book of Guinness World Records.
PHOTOS: This is what the largest atlas in the world looks like
The atlas weighs in at more than 23 stone and each page is almost 2 metres high.
111 authors, 28 hours: Irish writers eye world reading record
The ultimate readathon.
Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia
Find out what links the country with Ireland’s most famous author, among other things.
WATCH: Surfer breaks the World Record for largest wave ever ridden
Garret McNamara’s achievement took place off the coast of Nazare, Portugal.
Play ball: Tag rugby festival out to smash record
Wanna break a world record, listen to live music, play and watch rugby all in the same weekend? We have just the thing.
WATCH: Surfer rides amazing 90 foot wave - a new world record?
Hawaiian Garrett McNamara rode the mammoth wave in Portugal yesterday.
Guinness record set for world’s largest… tonsils
Ouch! A 21-year-old man had problems breathing and had constant sore throats until he had his two-inch long tonsils removed.
World's steepest roller coaster unveiled in Japan
Thrill-seekers can experience a single vertical drop of 141ft on the record-breaking ride.
Irish guitar hero smashes world record after 114 hours of jamming
Dave Browne became a true guitar hero when he broke the Guinness World Record for the most time playing a guitar this morning.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.