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NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA
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# Huge Upset

NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA

Aug 24th 2019, 10:37 AM 11,864 Views 6 Comments

The hosts secured a four-point victory in Melbourne.

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe
# November Tests
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# November Tests

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe

Oct 15th 2018, 10:59 AM 8,731 Views 5 Comments

World champions New Zealand travel to Asia before meetings with England, Ireland and Italy next month.

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria
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# World Champions

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria

Sep 15th 2018, 12:40 PM 9,766 Views 5 Comments

Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.

Ireland rise two places in latest Fifa rankings, Germany fall dramatically
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# Mixed Fortunes

Ireland rise two places in latest Fifa rankings, Germany fall dramatically

Aug 16th 2018, 10:12 AM 13,151 Views 16 Comments

In the first rankings since Russia 2018, newly crowned world champions France have risen six places to first.

Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash
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# Starting XV

Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:20 PM 5,897 Views 9 Comments

The Dragons are hoping to end a 64-year losing streak against the world champions in Cardiff this Saturday.

Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title
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# World Champions

Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title

Sep 1st 2017, 7:44 PM 2,830 Views 2 Comments

The Paralympic Champions won silver in the Road Race in Rio last year, on Friday securing a first ever world title in South Africa.

Ronaldo makes history and saves the day as Real Madrid win Club World Cup
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# World Champions

Ronaldo makes history and saves the day as Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Dec 18th 2016, 2:08 PM 11,373 Views 16 Comments

The Spanish Giants beat Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 to win their second Club World Cup title.

'What a wonderful world': How American newspapers reacted to the Cubs' historic victory
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# World Champions

'What a wonderful world': How American newspapers reacted to the Cubs' historic victory

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:29 PM 7,924 Views 5 Comments

President Obama also paid tribute to the new world champions.

There's a third Irish team playing at Murrayfield today
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# World Champions

There's a third Irish team playing at Murrayfield today

May 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 22,315 Views 12 Comments

Sunday’s Well are Ireland’s only mixed ability 15-a-side team… and they’re world champions.

Injured Bastian Schweinsteiger named in Germany's Euro 2016 squad
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# World Champions

Injured Bastian Schweinsteiger named in Germany's Euro 2016 squad

May 17th 2016, 1:33 PM 5,189 Views 8 Comments

Joachim Löw has also included uncapped duo Joshua Kimmich and Julian Brandt in a 27-man panel.

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history
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# Belfast Boy

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history

Oct 14th 2015, 11:17 AM 5,699 Views 2 Comments

Conlan could become the first Irishman ever to claim gold at a senior World Championship tonight.

Analysis: How Ireland pulled off a famous victory against the world champions
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# Masterplan

Analysis: How Ireland pulled off a famous victory against the world champions

Oct 11th 2015, 3:08 PM 21,014 Views 15 Comments

Shane Long’s stunning strike was the high point of most tactically impressive performance from an Irish team in recent memory.

Ireland stun world champions Germany to secure Euro 2016 playoff qualifying place at least
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# Triumph

Ireland stun world champions Germany to secure Euro 2016 playoff qualifying place at least

Oct 8th 2015, 10:19 PM 47,053 Views 114 Comments

The Boys in Green secured a famous victory last night.

Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard
# Fight Night
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# Fight Night

Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard

Jul 23rd 2015, 5:45 PM 5,175 Views 4 Comments

The decision is out of the Olympic gold medallist’s hands.

Are Super Bowl style rings the future for the GAA?
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# World Champions

Are Super Bowl style rings the future for the GAA?

Dec 22nd 2014, 2:31 PM 6,592 Views 6 Comments

If Kieran Donaghy gets his way they will be.

Gibraltar team: Everyone's telling us if they don't score more than 7 we're better than Brazil
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# Big Ask

Gibraltar team: Everyone's telling us if they don't score more than 7 we're better than Brazil

Nov 13th 2014, 12:50 PM 6,556 Views 7 Comments

The minnows are aiming high ahead of their clash with the World champions.

Roy Keane not surprised by Poland-Germany result
# Interview
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# Interview

Roy Keane not surprised by Poland-Germany result

Oct 12th 2014, 8:59 PM 34,375 Views 25 Comments

The reigning world champions are favourites to win the group, however they suffered a setback in Warsaw.

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull
# On The Move
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# On The Move

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull

Oct 4th 2014, 9:37 AM 3,931 Views 7 Comments

Ferrari are favourites to sign the German.

Torres and Mata in but no place for Isco in Spain's star-studded provisional WC squad
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# Yikes!

Torres and Mata in but no place for Isco in Spain's star-studded provisional WC squad

May 13th 2014, 12:26 PM 13,816 Views 27 Comments

Vicente del Bosque has announced a hugely impressive 30-man panel ahead of next month’s finals.

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games
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# ODI

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:49 AM 1,369 Views 0 Comments

There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.

Irish tug of war team savour gold medal and world champion status
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# Interview

Irish tug of war team savour gold medal and world champion status

Mar 1st 2014, 9:30 AM 4,664 Views 2 Comments

Eddie Gallagher of Clonmany B spoke to TheScore.ie about his “dream come true”.

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test From The42
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As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"
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# GAA Blacks

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"

Jun 6th 2012, 11:20 AM 2,521 Views 0 Comments

What do you do when you have just won a World Cup? Ma’a went to Japan while Sonny Bill won a heavyweight boxing championship.

Preview: Spain without Fabregas for South Korea friendly
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# Roja And Roll

Preview: Spain without Fabregas for South Korea friendly

May 30th 2012, 7:30 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

The defending champions take the field tonight determined to continue their successful run in major tournaments.

Plight of Keith Earls: The man who would be BO'D is now playing back-up to Kearney
# Utility
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# Utility

Plight of Keith Earls: The man who would be BO'D is now playing back-up to Kearney

May 28th 2012, 5:33 PM 955 Views 3 Comments

The Munster winger was identified as O’Driscoll’s heir apparent but is being shunted around the Irish backline.

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series
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# Challenge

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series

May 21st 2012, 12:25 PM 2,606 Views 22 Comments

The Irish coach feels it would be ‘disrespect to the jersey’ not to try for a sweep of Tests against New Zealand.