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#World Championships

From The42 Tickets booked: Irish sailors qualify for London 2012 Huzzah

Tickets booked: Irish sailors qualify for London 2012

Ger Owens and Scott Flanigan secured qualification after earning a place in the gold fleet today.

From The42 Rocket man: O'Sullivan takes 10-7 lead in world snooker final Pot Luck This post contains videos

Rocket man: O'Sullivan takes 10-7 lead in world snooker final

Three time champion holds a slight advantage over Ali Carter.

From The42 Mark Allen will now face disciplinary proceedings over 'cheating' comments Crucible

Mark Allen will now face disciplinary proceedings over 'cheating' comments

The Antrim man has, once again, given World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn cause for great concern.

From The42 Early exit: Ken Doherty crashes out at Crucible following Robertson defeat Crucible

Early exit: Ken Doherty crashes out at Crucible following Robertson defeat

The Dubliner staged a brief comeback but was soundly beaten in the first round encounter at Sheffield.

From The42 Ken Doherty heading for the Crucible after thrilling win over Hamilton 10-9

Ken Doherty heading for the Crucible after thrilling win over Hamilton

The Ranelagh man has qualified for the betfred.com World Championships, which begin next Saturday.

From The42 VIDEO: Robert Milkins pot his way into the record books Maximum This post contains videos

VIDEO: Robert Milkins pot his way into the record books

Englishman becomes only the third player to record two World Championship maximums.

Gotcha! Moment of the Day

What is that little Irish dancer planning?

From The42 Female boxers should wear skirts, says Federation Controversial

Female boxers should wear skirts, says Federation

Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu, president of the International Boxing Association, says people “can’t tell the difference between the men and women” in the ring.

From The42 Roy Sheehan up-and-running at Worlds Eastern Promise

Roy Sheehan up-and-running at Worlds

The St Michael’s Athy welterweight beat Bahamas representative Carl Hield 15-10 having trailed 4-3 after the first.

From The42 O'Rourke prepares for Championships with 'Barry's tea and drugs (not the bad kind)' Ready To Go

O'Rourke prepares for Championships with 'Barry's tea and drugs (not the bad kind)'

The athlete is all set for the all-important 100m Hurdles Heats this Friday.

From The42 Asafa Powell pulls out of world championships Setback

Asafa Powell pulls out of world championships

The athlete’s manager said that the decision was taken after he failed to shake off a lingering groin strain that has been troubling him for weeks.

From The42 More bad news as Gillick to miss world championships Off Track

More bad news as Gillick to miss world championships

Dubliner joins Ailis McSweeney on the sidelines for the rest of the season as focus turns to London 2012 in 365 days’ time.

From The42 Lochte beats Phelps into second place at Worlds Waves Of Change

Lochte beats Phelps into second place at Worlds

Michael Phelps was denied gold in the 200m freestyle at the Shanghai World Championships today by in-form compatriot Ryan Lochte.

From The42 Double amputee 'Blade Runner' makes the Worlds Breakthrough

Double amputee 'Blade Runner' makes the Worlds

The athlete at the centre of the debate about the use of prosthetics in sport has qualified for the Athletics World Championships after clocking a personal best in the 400m.

From The42 Sidelined: Tyson Gay out for rest of season Setback

Sidelined: Tyson Gay out for rest of season

Usain Bolt says the injury to his main rival will not cause him to be complacent.

From The42 Vegas, baby: Maynooth students get invited to the football tennis World Cup Lucky Break

Vegas, baby: Maynooth students get invited to the football tennis World Cup

A drunken email originally led to a trip to Turkey. Now the lads have set up Football Tennis Ireland and are heading for Las Vegas in June to mix it with Andre Agassi.

From The42 Greek and Serb players riot at World Basketball Champ'ships Scrap

Greek and Serb players riot at World Basketball Champ'ships

Hellenic basketballers get in a chair-heavy ruckus.