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'I prefer to play under the hostility' - Fitzpatrick relishing reception from Ryder Cup crowd
# Whistling Straits
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# Whistling Straits

'I prefer to play under the hostility' - Fitzpatrick relishing reception from Ryder Cup crowd

Mon 4:01 PM 3,196 Views 1 Comment

The Sheffield native says the atmosphere will act as an extra motivation to perform well for Europe.

The second-most decorated male swimmer in history's Olympic career looks over
# End Of The Road
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# End Of The Road

The second-most decorated male swimmer in history's Olympic career looks over

Jun 19th 2021, 6:04 PM 12,227 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Lochte’s bid to make a fifth Games ended in an emotional 200m medley defeat.

Harrington's opposite number confirmed as Stricker named US Ryder Cup captain
# Home Comforts
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# Home Comforts

Harrington's opposite number confirmed as Stricker named US Ryder Cup captain

Feb 20th 2019, 2:41 PM 1,938 Views 0 Comments

The Wisconsin native will lead the charge at Whistling Straits in 2020.

'Pretty pissed off' - Tiger Woods frustrated with Ryder Cup display following three defeats
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# Team USA

'Pretty pissed off' - Tiger Woods frustrated with Ryder Cup display following three defeats

Sep 29th 2018, 6:27 PM 7,911 Views 8 Comments

Woods was the star attraction this week in France after capping an incredible comeback season after injury with his first title since 2013 last weekend.

Bring on Sunday! Team Europe lead US 10-6 going into final day of Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup
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# Ryder Cup

Bring on Sunday! Team Europe lead US 10-6 going into final day of Ryder Cup

Sep 29th 2018, 5:13 PM 21,756 Views 13 Comments

Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari again starred for the hosts at Le Golf National.

Woman injured at Ryder Cup after being struck by wayward tee shot
# Heads Up
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# Heads Up

Woman injured at Ryder Cup after being struck by wayward tee shot

Sep 28th 2018, 11:57 AM 13,671 Views 14 Comments

Brooks Koepka’s tee shot struck the fan in the face.

Ryder Cup fourball pairings announced as Woods teams up with Reed
# Day 1
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# Day 1

Ryder Cup fourball pairings announced as Woods teams up with Reed

Sep 27th 2018, 5:20 PM 27,565 Views 14 Comments

The US duo will take on Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood, while Rory McIlroy and Thorbjorn Olesen face Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler on Friday.

'It's a lot better having someone you actually get to share it with'
# Awkard
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# Awkard

'It's a lot better having someone you actually get to share it with'

Sep 27th 2018, 4:04 PM 8,149 Views 0 Comments

Rickie Fowler talks about that infamous photo from Hazeltine and lessons learned from Michael Jordan.

'Might be at least another 20 years before we've got floating stands in the sky or something'
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# Ryder Cup

'Might be at least another 20 years before we've got floating stands in the sky or something'

Sep 27th 2018, 2:56 PM 4,593 Views 0 Comments

Henrik Stenson looks ahead to his fifth appearance at the Ryder Cup and talks about the future of the competition.

Wildcard picks offer contrasting opportunities for Ryder Cup captains
# Le Golf National
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# Le Golf National

Wildcard picks offer contrasting opportunities for Ryder Cup captains

Sep 6th 2018, 5:07 PM 4,680 Views 2 Comments

While Thomas Bjorn defended his selection of Sergio Garcia, Jim Furyk still has one more decision to make.

Olympic champion Simone Biles reveals she was sexually abused by ex-US team doctor
# Metoo
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# Metoo

Olympic champion Simone Biles reveals she was sexually abused by ex-US team doctor

Jan 15th 2018, 10:06 PM 29,831 Views 26 Comments

Larry Nassar was last month jailed for 60 years for child porn charges.

'In Ireland, there were roadblocks put in my way. Here, they really want you to be successful'
# Interview
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# Interview

'In Ireland, there were roadblocks put in my way. Here, they really want you to be successful'

Dec 22nd 2016, 5:18 PM 25,050 Views 11 Comments

Irish boxing coach Billy Walsh chats to The42 about his rollercoaster year with Team USA.

Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory
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# Accolade

Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory

Dec 21st 2016, 5:25 PM 24,449 Views 21 Comments

The Team USA coach helped the country win three medals at the Olympics.

Michael Phelps takes not-too-subtle dig at Olympic rival in new ad
# Tongue In Cheek
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# Tongue In Cheek

Michael Phelps takes not-too-subtle dig at Olympic rival in new ad

Oct 27th 2016, 2:41 PM 8,719 Views 1 Comment

The commercial also features Jim Parsons of Big Bang Theory fame.

McIlroy leads the charge as Europe cut USA's lead to a single point
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# Ryder Cup

McIlroy leads the charge as Europe cut USA's lead to a single point

Oct 1st 2016, 5:53 PM 12,353 Views 1 Comment

The Spanish duo of Cabrero Bello and Garcia salvaged an unlikely half point against Spieth and Reed.

Good captain, bad captain... whatever
# Hit And Myth
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# Hit And Myth

Good captain, bad captain... whatever

Sep 30th 2016, 9:25 AM 11,300 Views 5 Comments

Tommy Martin on the myth-making around Ryder Cup captaincy.

QUIZ: Can you recognise these one-time Ryder Cup players?
# Ryder Cup
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# Ryder Cup

QUIZ: Can you recognise these one-time Ryder Cup players?

Sep 28th 2016, 10:30 PM 12,927 Views 4 Comments

Put your knowledge to the test and name the player that represented their team just once in one of golf’s greatest competitions.

'Send him back to Ireland' - A new documentary looks at Billy Walsh's rocky start in America
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'Send him back to Ireland' - A new documentary looks at Billy Walsh's rocky start in America

Sep 14th 2016, 2:30 PM 43,374 Views 13 Comments

The boxing coach previously guided Team Ireland to a number of medals at the Olympics.

US swimmer James Feigen to pay $10,800 following Rio robbery scandal
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# Team USA

US swimmer James Feigen to pay $10,800 following Rio robbery scandal

Aug 19th 2016, 10:45 AM 60,443 Views 64 Comments

The US Olympic swimmers originally claimed that they were mugged at gunpoint while drunk.

Angry Billy Walsh savages 'crazy' boxing judging
# Criticism
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# Criticism

Angry Billy Walsh savages 'crazy' boxing judging

Aug 16th 2016, 12:56 AM 22,252 Views 18 Comments

The lightweight Mikaela Mayer suffered defeat in front of a mostly anti-American crowd to the Russian Anastasiia Beliakova.

19-year-old US prodigy Simone Biles suffers first defeat in final since 2013
# HUMAN AFTER ALL
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# HUMAN AFTER ALL

19-year-old US prodigy Simone Biles suffers first defeat in final since 2013

Aug 16th 2016, 12:20 AM 9,357 Views 1 Comment

The gymnast’s dream of five-in-a-row ended at the Rio OIympics today.

Justin Gatlin is getting quicker and quicker as the Olympics get closer and closer
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

Justin Gatlin is getting quicker and quicker as the Olympics get closer and closer

Jul 4th 2016, 9:22 AM 8,563 Views 18 Comments

Controversial American sprinter sends a message to Bolt as he books his Olympic place.

Irish Sports Council urges IABA to reconsider deal to keep Billy Walsh in Ireland
# Ringside Row
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# Ringside Row

Irish Sports Council urges IABA to reconsider deal to keep Billy Walsh in Ireland

Aug 28th 2015, 5:55 PM 5,385 Views 8 Comments

‘We urge the IABA to act quickly and decisively in the matter,’ says ISC chairman Kieran Mulvey.

Rickie Fowler chips in beautifully from the bunker
# Ryder Cup
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# Ryder Cup

Rickie Fowler chips in beautifully from the bunker

Sep 27th 2014, 11:55 AM 1,664 Views 0 Comments

This could turn out to be a big putt.

US skiing star Lindsey Vonn forced to pull out of Winter Olympics
# Sochi 2014
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# Sochi 2014

US skiing star Lindsey Vonn forced to pull out of Winter Olympics

Jan 7th 2014, 5:06 PM 3,247 Views 4 Comments

“The reality has sunk in that my knee is just too unstable to compete at this level.”

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012
# Game On
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# Game On

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012

Dec 28th 2012, 6:05 PM 609 Views 0 Comments

Gareme McDowell came close, Rory McIlroy won a major by eight strokes again and Team Europe rallied from face-down on the canvas.

Christmas crackers: USA v Europe
# Ryder Rivals
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# Ryder Rivals

Christmas crackers: USA v Europe

Dec 25th 2012, 11:40 AM 814 Views 0 Comments

You pull, we pull. Facts, jokes and YouTube clips await the winner.

London 2012: Dream Team pushed all the way by Spain
# Basketball
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# Basketball

London 2012: Dream Team pushed all the way by Spain

Aug 12th 2012, 6:10 PM 679 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James and his US team-mates claimed gold with a 107-100 win today.

'Game seven': USA ready to take home basketball gold
# Medal Match
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# Medal Match

'Game seven': USA ready to take home basketball gold

Aug 12th 2012, 8:06 AM 626 Views 0 Comments

Spain stand in the way as the ‘dream team’ seek a fifth gold in six Olympiads.

Video: Gymnast's parents perform their own routine at London 2012
# Stick It
# Stick It

Video: Gymnast's parents perform their own routine at London 2012

Jul 30th 2012, 8:27 AM 8,973 Views 5 Comments

The parents of US gymnast Aly Raisman had a tough time watching their daughter compete at the Olympics.

Tour de Force: Durant helps US rip up France
# Ballin'
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# Ballin'

Tour de Force: Durant helps US rip up France

Jul 29th 2012, 6:37 PM 809 Views 0 Comments

The favourites for basketball gold made light work of the French side led by Tony Parker.

Olympic Breakfast: Sailing duo ready to make their mark
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Olympic Breakfast: Sailing duo ready to make their mark

Jul 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,857 Views 3 Comments

What to see and what to skip? When are the Irish in action? Here’s our guide to all the action on day two in London.

US athletes learn Cockney rhyming slang in time for London 2012 - video
# Radio Rental
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# Radio Rental

US athletes learn Cockney rhyming slang in time for London 2012 - video

Jul 26th 2012, 11:57 AM 4,669 Views 9 Comments

Want a bit of John Cleese and a cup of Rosie Lee?

'Dog ate my ticket', says US shooter Rhode
# London 2012
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# London 2012

'Dog ate my ticket', says US shooter Rhode

Jul 25th 2012, 4:25 PM 1,001 Views 0 Comments

Kim Rhode is chasing history in London, but her journey to the Olympics wasn’t quite as smooth as she might have hoped.

London 2012: Carl Lewis jets in - but won't watch sprinters
# London 2012
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# London 2012

London 2012: Carl Lewis jets in - but won't watch sprinters

Jul 25th 2012, 9:28 AM 532 Views 0 Comments

The nine-time Olympic gold medallist won’t be going to the track events. “It’s a personal thing.”

'Dream Team of '92 better than current crop' - Obama
# London 2012
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# London 2012

'Dream Team of '92 better than current crop' - Obama

Jul 17th 2012, 9:49 AM 673 Views 0 Comments

The US president has waded into the debate on the men’s Olympic basketball side.

LeBron could match Jordan with gold in London
# History Books
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# History Books

LeBron could match Jordan with gold in London

Jul 16th 2012, 11:11 AM 576 Views 0 Comments

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.

Injured Griffin out of the Olympics
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# Absent

Injured Griffin out of the Olympics

Jul 13th 2012, 10:16 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

Team USA will be without the LA Clippers star in London.