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Emma Raducanu reaches US Open final with straight sets defeat of Maria Sakkari
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# Ace

Emma Raducanu reaches US Open final with straight sets defeat of Maria Sakkari

Sep 10th 2021, 7:43 AM 7,231 Views 12 Comments

The Kent teenager is the first qualifier – male or female – to reach the final of a grand slam tournament.

'She's done rowing in Ireland proud and she can hold her head high knowing what she's done'
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'She's done rowing in Ireland proud and she can hold her head high knowing what she's done'

Jul 29th 2021, 9:06 AM 13,891 Views 8 Comments

Rowing team chief Fearghal O’Callaghan reflected on a ‘bittersweet’ day.

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain
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'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,598 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old said Alun Wyn Jones offered him a few words of advice last night.

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Atlanta Hawks stun Philadelphia 76ers to advance to Eastern Conference finals

Jun 21st 2021, 7:55 AM 2,628 Views 4 Comments

The Hawks face the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.

Here's the goal that left Ireland stunned tonight
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# Shock

Here's the goal that left Ireland stunned tonight

Mar 27th 2021, 11:13 PM 6,384 Views 7 Comments

Gerson Rodrigues’ fine finish earned Luxembourg a famous win.

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open
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# Shock

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 9:49 AM 7,133 Views 0 Comments

Thiem fell to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrovin in straight sets.

Real Madrid's title challenge in crisis after defeat to Levante
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# Shock

Real Madrid's title challenge in crisis after defeat to Levante

Jan 30th 2021, 5:37 PM 4,435 Views 1 Comment

Atletico can go 10 points clear at the top of La Liga tomorrow.

'So, says Jim, you’re travelling on Saturday. I nearly fall off the chair. ‘What?!’'
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'So, says Jim, you’re travelling on Saturday. I nearly fall off the chair. ‘What?!’'

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 8:05 PM 60,537 Views 27 Comments

Bernard Brogan describes the run-up to last year’s All-Ireland final.

'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset
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# Belief

'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset

Nov 28th 2020, 8:15 AM 4,086 Views 0 Comments

Armagh face the three-in-a-row All-Ireland champions in today’s semi-final – and the underdog tag suits them just fine.

Underdogs Cavan stun Donegal to end 23 years of hurt in Ulster
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# Shock

Underdogs Cavan stun Donegal to end 23 years of hurt in Ulster

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 51,288 Views 57 Comments

Mickey Graham’s side won by four points in the Athletic Grounds.

Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks
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# Shock

Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks

Nov 14th 2020, 9:30 AM 49,754 Views 22 Comments

Nicolas Sanchez scored all of the Pumas’ points in a 25-15 win in Sydney.

Lucan Sarsfields stun Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin hurling quarter-final
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Lucan Sarsfields stun Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin hurling quarter-final

Aug 23rd 2020, 5:57 PM 10,841 Views 0 Comments

They’ll play Cuala in the Dublin SHC semi-final.

'I don't understand how New England let him get away' - NFL icon Joe Montana on Brady exit
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'I don't understand how New England let him get away' - NFL icon Joe Montana on Brady exit

Mar 27th 2020, 7:47 AM 5,306 Views 3 Comments

The legendary quarterback has signed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22
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# Shock

2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22

Feb 21st 2020, 9:46 AM 7,144 Views 5 Comments

The Bray man cited financial reasons, and his not being selected for March’s Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, as cause to hang up his gloves.

Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup
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Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup

Jan 26th 2020, 6:04 PM 45,412 Views 55 Comments

They scored two tries at the death to steal a famous victory.

15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open
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# Stunned

15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open

Jan 24th 2020, 12:11 PM 23,971 Views 10 Comments

The teen sensation won in straight sets to reach the last 16.

Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore
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# Shock

Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore

Jan 12th 2020, 9:20 AM 9,986 Views 3 Comments

The New England Patriots one week, the Baltimore Ravens the next. The Tennessee Titans caused another upset on Saturday.

10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season
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# Shock

10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season

Oct 19th 2019, 9:55 PM 6,142 Views 7 Comments

Real Madrid had Alvaro Odriozola sent off in the second half during their 1-0 defeat.

10-man Celtic stunned by Livingston as Lennon's side suffer first league defeat
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# Scottish Premiership

10-man Celtic stunned by Livingston as Lennon's side suffer first league defeat

Oct 6th 2019, 2:28 PM 5,824 Views 0 Comments

Rangers will have the chance to go top of the Scottish Premiership later today.

'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside'
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# Regrets

'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside'

Sep 29th 2019, 4:50 AM 27,508 Views 29 Comments

Ireland played into Japan’s hands in their shock 19-12 defeat to Japan.

'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock
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# Upset

'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock

Sep 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 30,325 Views 57 Comments

The Brave Blossoms took some motivation from the Irish focus on a possible quarter-final.

'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'
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# Shock

'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'

Sep 25th 2019, 1:12 PM 19,414 Views 7 Comments

Irishman Dean Lester was part of Uruguay’s S&C team in their preparation for the World Cup.

Celtic's Champions League campaign ends in humiliation after home defeat to CFR Cluj
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# Shock

Celtic's Champions League campaign ends in humiliation after home defeat to CFR Cluj

Aug 13th 2019, 9:48 PM 20,486 Views 62 Comments

Neil Lennon’s side side lost 4-3 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate.

Buffon close to sensational Juventus return with back-up keeper expected to depart
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# Gigi

Buffon close to sensational Juventus return with back-up keeper expected to depart

Jun 26th 2019, 11:02 AM 7,723 Views 3 Comments

The legendary Italian goalkeeper recently announced his intention to leave PSG after one season.

Leeds' promotion hopes suffer massive blow as 10-man Wigan triumph at Elland Road
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# Shock

Leeds' promotion hopes suffer massive blow as 10-man Wigan triumph at Elland Road

Apr 19th 2019, 5:54 PM 7,032 Views 15 Comments

Marcelo Bielsa’s men suffered a surprising 2-1 defeat to Wigan Athletic at home on Friday.

Woods falls to Danish outsider in 'stinging' WGC Match Play loss after knocking McIlroy out
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# Upset

Woods falls to Danish outsider in 'stinging' WGC Match Play loss after knocking McIlroy out

Mar 31st 2019, 11:18 AM 6,201 Views 1 Comment

Tiger was left hurting after a surprise defeat to Lucas Bjerregaard in Austin.

Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell
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# Up The Royals

Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell

Mar 12th 2019, 3:51 PM 4,158 Views 4 Comments

Buveur D’Air’s reign ended when he fell early in the race.

Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat
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# Upset

Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat

Feb 17th 2019, 1:39 PM 11,874 Views 12 Comments

The Blancos’ seven-game unbeaten run came to an end after an abysmal performance as Ramos saw red.

World number one Osaka splits with coach after recent success
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World number one Osaka splits with coach after recent success

Feb 12th 2019, 8:46 AM 4,797 Views 1 Comment

The Australian Open champion enjoyed a breakthrough 2018 alongside Sascha Bajin but the two have parted ways.

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer handed four-year ban for use of electric 'jiggers'
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# Shock

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer handed four-year ban for use of electric 'jiggers'

Feb 6th 2019, 8:59 AM 5,830 Views 5 Comments

The devices were found in Darren Weir’s bedroom.

Real Madrid slump to stunning defeat to Eibar in Solari's first game
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Real Madrid slump to stunning defeat to Eibar in Solari's first game

Nov 24th 2018, 2:04 PM 8,297 Views 3 Comments

The European champions were beaten 3-0 by Eibar.

Aberdeen shock Steven Gerrard's Rangers to set up League Cup final with Celtic
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# Scotland

Aberdeen shock Steven Gerrard's Rangers to set up League Cup final with Celtic

Oct 28th 2018, 7:53 PM 8,705 Views 10 Comments

Lewis Ferguson’s 79th-minute goal saw Rangers dumped out of the Scottish League Cup on Sunday.

'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis
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'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis

Oct 25th 2018, 6:50 PM 5,685 Views 2 Comments

The world number three said it is a condition she will have to deal with daily.

Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot
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# Giant-killing

Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot

Aug 6th 2018, 7:23 PM 12,840 Views 10 Comments

Chris Hull’s goal with 15 minutes to go booked Cobh Ramblers’ place in their first ever senior cup final.

Sane exclusion puts Low 'under massive pressure' – German legend Ballack
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Sane exclusion puts Low 'under massive pressure' – German legend Ballack

Jun 5th 2018, 8:05 AM 6,847 Views 5 Comments

Joachim Low’s decision to leave Leroy Sane out of his Germany squad surprised Michael Ballack.

British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open
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# Upset

British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open

May 9th 2018, 4:15 PM 4,771 Views 4 Comments

23-year-old Kyle Edmund claimed the win after a thrilling contest this afternoon.

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way
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# Children

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way

Feb 20th 2018, 7:37 PM 9,482 Views 6 Comments

A US company has conducted research on young children.

FA Cup holders dumped out in third round as Nottingham Forest stun Arsenal
# Massive Upset
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# Massive Upset

FA Cup holders dumped out in third round as Nottingham Forest stun Arsenal

Jan 7th 2018, 6:10 PM 20,280 Views 103 Comments

Eric Lichaj hit two goals for the winners, one of them a stunning volley.

Pressure mounts on Hughes after Stoke go down to League Two opposition
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# Shock

Pressure mounts on Hughes after Stoke go down to League Two opposition

Jan 6th 2018, 5:47 PM 4,947 Views 11 Comments

A memorable result for Coventry City, who were captained by Irish midfielder Michael Doyle.

Major upset as Mo Farah is crowned 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year
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Major upset as Mo Farah is crowned 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Dec 17th 2017, 10:57 PM 21,305 Views 15 Comments

Anthony Joshua didn’t even feature in the top-three despite having been the red-hot favourite.

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