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'He's unstoppable' - Klopp not surprised by Messi's heroics against Liverpool
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'He's unstoppable' - Klopp not surprised by Messi's heroics against Liverpool

May 2nd 2019, 7:15 AM 8,329 Views 29 Comments

The Reds boss said Messi’s performance was ‘world class’ after netting a brace during Barcelona’s 3-0 win.

Messi genius rescues Barcelona in thriller against Valencia
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Messi genius rescues Barcelona in thriller against Valencia

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:14 PM 8,237 Views 2 Comments

It was the ninth-straight game in which the great man scored, but this time he couldn’t haul Barca to victory.

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes sensational 147 break at the English Open
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Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes sensational 147 break at the English Open

Oct 17th 2018, 4:17 PM 7,540 Views 13 Comments

It’s a 15th career maximum for The Rocket.

Donald Trump thinking 'very seriously' about pardoning Muhammad Ali
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Donald Trump thinking 'very seriously' about pardoning Muhammad Ali

Jun 8th 2018, 4:05 PM 11,149 Views 6 Comments

A lawyer for the late heavyweight champ says the pardon ‘would not be necessary’.

Poll: What is Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment?
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Poll: What is Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment?

Dec 7th 2017, 3:00 PM 36,449 Views 112 Comments

The final episode of RTÉ’s programme airs tonight.

The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title
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The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title

Jan 28th 2017, 10:07 AM 34,561 Views 44 Comments

Serena beat sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.

Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker
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Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker

Aug 24th 2016, 4:55 PM 13,995 Views 36 Comments

The veteran striker announced his international retirement today.

Thousands line the streets to say a final goodbye to Muhammad Ali
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Thousands line the streets to say a final goodbye to Muhammad Ali

Jun 10th 2016, 8:34 PM 4,036 Views 3 Comments

The man they called the greatest had his life celebrated by presidents and the public alike today.

The world invited to say goodbye to the late, great Muhammad Ali at public funeral
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The world invited to say goodbye to the late, great Muhammad Ali at public funeral

Jun 5th 2016, 9:14 AM 13,153 Views 9 Comments

Friday’s public service will feature a eulogy from Bill Clinton.

Casey contests UFC 199 bout 24 hours after the death of father-in-law Muhammad Ali
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Casey contests UFC 199 bout 24 hours after the death of father-in-law Muhammad Ali

Jun 5th 2016, 12:28 AM 10,408 Views 2 Comments

Casey took on Elvis Mutapcic in Los Angeles.

'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana
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'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana

Jun 4th 2016, 8:44 PM 5,516 Views 4 Comments

The way Muhammad Ali staged one last fight was “a true testament to the strength of his spirit and will.”

"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend
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"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend

Jun 4th 2016, 10:53 AM 14,238 Views 17 Comments

Tributes have poured in for the deceased Muhammad Ali.

34 gorgeous pictures of Muhammad Ali, The Greatest
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34 gorgeous pictures of Muhammad Ali, The Greatest

Jun 4th 2016, 8:03 AM 24,392 Views 14 Comments

Muhammad Ali, legendary boxer and sports personality, has passed away at age 74.

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died, aged 74
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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died, aged 74

Jun 4th 2016, 6:29 AM 93,393 Views 151 Comments

Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.

UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare'
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UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare'

Dec 4th 2015, 2:15 PM 10,647 Views 29 Comments

Dana White in hyperbole shocker.

Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck
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Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck

Nov 18th 2015, 11:19 AM 24,009 Views 12 Comments

The great man had to be seen to be believed.

McGregor is 'a modern Muhammad Ali' according to legendary coach Greg Jackson
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McGregor is 'a modern Muhammad Ali' according to legendary coach Greg Jackson

Jul 15th 2015, 6:57 PM 10,314 Views 15 Comments

High praise for the UFC’s new interim featherweight champion.

Floyd Mayweather says he's better than Muhammad Ali
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Floyd Mayweather says he's better than Muhammad Ali

Apr 21st 2015, 5:39 PM 5,620 Views 20 Comments

A confident Floyd Mayweather declared his belief that he is better than boxing great Muhammad Ali.

Pele says Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi
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Pele says Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi

Mar 13th 2015, 6:00 AM 6,120 Views 29 Comments

The Brazil legend believes another Barcelona star will soon be number one in the world

Conor McGregor is 'the Irish Muhammad Ali', according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta
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Conor McGregor is 'the Irish Muhammad Ali', according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta

Jan 13th 2015, 8:55 PM 7,419 Views 16 Comments

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

Ronaldo is the world's best, as not one Irish player makes The Guardian's top 100
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Ronaldo is the world's best, as not one Irish player makes The Guardian's top 100

Dec 24th 2014, 12:38 PM 10,747 Views 16 Comments

Seamus Coleman is in 156th position.

Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia
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Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia

Dec 21st 2014, 9:53 AM 2,665 Views 4 Comments

Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with pneumonia, but the boxing legend is expected to make a quick recovery.

Sports Film of the Week: Facing Ali
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Sports Film of the Week: Facing Ali

Sep 14th 2014, 9:00 PM 4,185 Views 5 Comments

Ten opponents from Muhammad Ali’s career open up about fighting The Greatest.

This new documentary on Muhammad Ali looks absolutely unmissable
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This new documentary on Muhammad Ali looks absolutely unmissable

Sep 10th 2014, 8:10 PM 8,029 Views 14 Comments

“I am Ali” features previously unaired footage and audio of the legendary boxer.

50 years on from his historic night, Muhammad Ali marks Sonny Liston win on Twitter
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50 years on from his historic night, Muhammad Ali marks Sonny Liston win on Twitter

Feb 25th 2014, 9:54 PM 4,902 Views 11 Comments

The Greatest” remembers the night he shook the world of boxing.

Michael Jordan is selling his house for a bargain $16 million
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Michael Jordan is selling his house for a bargain $16 million

Jan 3rd 2014, 5:50 PM 8,209 Views 4 Comments

There’s a full basketball court, a putting green and the doors from the original Playboy Mansion. Fancy a gawk?

Chiefs all set for 'World Cup of Clubs' against Toulon
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Chiefs all set for 'World Cup of Clubs' against Toulon

Nov 29th 2013, 4:36 PM 4,703 Views 7 Comments

The clash in France is close to confirmed, with the Super Rugby champions set to bring their star All Blacks.

LeBron was on fire last night as Miami Heat won the Eastern Conference
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LeBron was on fire last night as Miami Heat won the Eastern Conference

Jun 4th 2013, 11:26 AM 1,792 Views 3 Comments

The reigning champions advanced to the NBA finals where they meet the San Antonio Spurs.

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland
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VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland

Dec 11th 2012, 9:00 PM 10,637 Views 16 Comments

Film tells story of how a circus strongman from Kerry brought ‘The Greatest’ to fight in Croke Park in 1972.

Action Replay: the night Ali was brought back down to earth
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Action Replay: the night Ali was brought back down to earth

Mar 29th 2011, 2:30 PM 391 Views 0 Comments

Our weekly retrospective series takes a look back at the heavyweight bout between Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton on March 31 1973.