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From The42 The Hagler-Hearns war and 7 other middleweight classics Golovkin v Alvarez could match History Books This post contains videos

The Hagler-Hearns war and 7 other middleweight classics Golovkin v Alvarez could match

Saturday’s superfight could be the latest in a glorious middleweight canon.

From The42 Swimming has a new superstar - and his name is Caeleb Dressel History Books

Swimming has a new superstar - and his name is Caeleb Dressel

American bagged his seventh gold on the final day of the World Swimming Championships in Budapest.

From The42 PGA golfer incredibly makes two holes-in-one in the same round at The Barclays History Books This post contains videos

PGA golfer incredibly makes two holes-in-one in the same round at The Barclays

Brian Harman’s achievement won two fans their mortgage paid for a year.

From The42 Farah recovers from last-lap stumble to claim record sixth consecutive 10,000m world title History Books This post contains videos

Farah recovers from last-lap stumble to claim record sixth consecutive 10,000m world title

The British runner took gold ahead of Geoffrey Kamworor and Paul Tanui at the Bird’s Nest.

From The42 Niamh Fahey becomes the first 1st Irish woman to win the FA Cup at Wembley History Books

Niamh Fahey becomes the first 1st Irish woman to win the FA Cup at Wembley

The Galway native played 90 minutes as the Blues saw off Notts County in front of a 30,000-strong crowd.

20 signs you've had enough of watching 'Premiership Years' on TV for one summer

Yep, we’re more than ready for new football at this stage.

From The42 There's a new record for the longest field goal in NFL history It's Good!

There's a new record for the longest field goal in NFL history

Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicked successfully from 64-yards last night.

From The42 No cigar: 7 times Ireland got within a mile of beating the All Blacks Gutsy

No cigar: 7 times Ireland got within a mile of beating the All Blacks

Apart from these, New Zealand has been the land of the long, heavy defeat for Ireland.

From The42 Germany v Ireland: 6 past meetings History Books

Germany v Ireland: 6 past meetings

It hasn’t always been doom and gloom for Ireland against Germany. Here’s a look back at the last 25 years.

From The42 56 years ago: Shamrock Rovers met the Busby Babes in Europe History Books

56 years ago: Shamrock Rovers met the Busby Babes in Europe

It was the first time a League of Ireland team featured in the prestigious competition.

From The42 Rooney joins United’s 200 club, then snaps at post-match interviewer History Books

Rooney joins United’s 200 club, then snaps at post-match interviewer

The striker became the fourth player in the club’s history to reach the milestone in their 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin Read Me This post contains images

Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin

Jim Larkin is an iconic figure in Irish history, yet when I was in school the Lockout only received a minor mention on the history syllabus – we wanted to make him more accessible, says Rory McConville.

From TheJournal.ie Carlow to try set Irish dancing world record today - and you're invited World Record

Carlow to try set Irish dancing world record today - and you're invited

The aim is to get in excess of 652 people to dance while holding hands in the centre of Carlow today.

From The42 Uncaged: Here come the girls UFC

Uncaged: Here come the girls

This weekend sees the UFC hold its first ever women’s fight with Ronda Rousey taking on Liz Carmouche.

From The42 LeBron could match Jordan with gold in London History Books

LeBron could match Jordan with gold in London

The Miami Heat plamaker wants to become the first NBA player since 1992 to win a title and Olympic medal in the same year while also being voted the NBA Finals and regular season MVP.

From The42 14-year-old Zhang to become youngest US Open competitor History Books

14-year-old Zhang to become youngest US Open competitor

Paul Casey’s withdrawal means the Chinese teenager will take to the field at the Olympic Club.

From The42 New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest pro tour winner at 14 Record Breaker

New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest pro tour winner at 14

The teenager enters the history books after her victory in the New South Wales Open.