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From The42 Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby As It Stands

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby

The Rocket wins frames 23 and 24 of his best-of-33 semi-final at the Crucible.

From The42 Ronnie O’Sullivan roars into quarter-finals despite Crucible ‘stress’ Rocket Man

Ronnie O’Sullivan roars into quarter-finals despite Crucible ‘stress’

O’Sullivan will take on Mark Williams for a place in the last four.

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history Short Work

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history

Shaun Murphy’s previous record of 149 minutes was blown away this morning.

From The42 Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener Snookered

Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener

Stuart Bingham beat qualifier Ashley Carty 10-7 at the World Snooker Championships.

From The42 'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment' Looking Back

'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'

In part four of our series, Olive Loughnane discusses life after the Olympics.

From The42 Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships Success

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships

The 30-year-old came 15th overall, finishing with a time of 3:29.699.

From The42 Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet Shipping Up

Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet

A strong Wednesday saw Murphy break into the top five overall, with Howth’s Hopkins joining her in the Gold Fleet.

From The42 Ireland's Dunleavy and McCrystal claim silver medal at World Championships Success

Ireland's Dunleavy and McCrystal claim silver medal at World Championships

It was the New Zealanders who took gold as expected, with a time of 3:23.163.

From The42 'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you' Journey This post contains videos

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'

Nicole Turner on growing up with dwarfism and winning a bronze medal at the World Championships earlier this year.

From The42 Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me' Salazar Story This post contains videos

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'

A fascinating interview with Ireland’s recent world finalist on Off The Ball AM this morning.

From The42 TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha On The Box

TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha

Seb Coe told Gabby Logan to ‘go back to Match of the Day’, but the Beeb’s coverage wasn’t nearly as harsh as it ought to have been.

From The42 Nia Ali wins hurdles gold as USA finish on a high note Wrap

Nia Ali wins hurdles gold as USA finish on a high note

Uganda’s world cross country champion Joshua Cheptegei stayed ahead of a strong field to win the 10,000m on the last evening of action in Qatar.

From The42 Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon Doha

Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon

The Irishman produced a brave performance at the World Athletics Championships.

From The42 'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double World Beater

'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double

The world 1,500m and 10,000m champion insists ‘ I have been clean all my life’.

From The42 Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar Doha

Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar

It was a night of high drama in front of a rare packed house at the Khalifa Stadium.

From The42 'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight' Over The Moon This post contains videos

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'

Ciara Mageean booked her place in the 1,500m final at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday night.

From The42 Uganda's Nakaayi wins 800m world title in Caster Semenya's absence World Championships

Uganda's Nakaayi wins 800m world title in Caster Semenya's absence

Elsewhere, Karsten Warholm retained his 400m hurdles world title in impressive fashion.

From The42 Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism World Championships

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism

Attendances at the World Athletics Championships in Doha have been pretty embarrassing.

From The42 Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after Onwards This post contains videos

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

From The42 Jamaican sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises to record fourth 100m gold at worlds Fab Four

Jamaican sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises to record fourth 100m gold at worlds

Meanwhile, Dina Asher-Smith set a new British record in the final.

From The42 Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships Step By Step This post contains videos

Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships

The Donegal man completed the 50 km race walk in the early hours of Sunday morning.

From The42 Coleman beats Gatlin to secure 100m gold at World Athletics Championships New Champion

Coleman beats Gatlin to secure 100m gold at World Athletics Championships

Justin Gatlin lost his 100 metres crown to Christian Coleman in Doha on Saturday.

From The42 Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships Setback This post contains videos

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

From The42 Christian Coleman sends early 100m message to rivals Rapid

Christian Coleman sends early 100m message to rivals

It was an action-packed start to the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

From The42 Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships Take A Bow This post contains videos

Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships

Braima Suncar Dabo enabled Jonathan Busby to complete the 5000m heat.

From The42 Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships Going Well

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

From The42 Ellen Keane's bronze medal continues fantastic few days for Ireland at World Championships Feat

Ellen Keane's bronze medal continues fantastic few days for Ireland at World Championships

Nicole Turner also claimed a bronze amid a remarkable finish in the 50m Butterfly S6 on Saturday.

From The42 Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis World Championships

Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis

Brendan Hyland set a new Irish record, but was .07 seconds shy of an Olympic standard.

From The42 Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships Team Ireland

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships

Dingley needed a top-12 finish to book his place in Thursday’s final.

From The42 Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

From The42 'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track' On The Right Track

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

From The42 'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport' Fighter

'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport'

Ireland’s teen sensation Jordan Doran chats to The42 about her many impressive achievements.

From The42 'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020 IOC

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020

The Dundalk boxer was speaking to Game On about the future of amateur boxing.

From The42 Fall sees Rhys McClenaghan crash out of World Championships Down And Out

Fall sees Rhys McClenaghan crash out of World Championships

There were high hopes for the reigning European and Commonwealth champion heading into today’s qualification.

From The42 'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria World Champions This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 History makers! Ireland women's relay team take silver medal at World U20 Championships World Championships This post contains videos

History makers! Ireland women's relay team take silver medal at World U20 Championships

Ireland took silver following a strong performance in Finland on Saturday afternoon at the U20s IAAF World Championships.

From The42 Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Phil Healy fail to progress at World Indoor Championships Athletics

Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Phil Healy fail to progress at World Indoor Championships

There was disappointment for both runners late on Friday in Birmingham.

From The42 "People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships" Success This post contains videos

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships"

Irish taekwondo star Sarah Lehane chats to The42 about becoming a world champion.

From The42 The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil Interview This post contains videos

The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil

Taekwondo stars Ryan and Adam Shelley chat to The42 ahead of the World Championships in Dublin next week.

From The42 Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title World Champions

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

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

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