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#World Record

From The42 'If I could do all that, I would hold a world record... I was 11 years and 333 days old' EXTRACT

'If I could do all that, I would hold a world record... I was 11 years and 333 days old'

Read our extract from William Hill Sports Book of the Year joint winner, ‘Boy in the Water’.

From The42 Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record Rapid This post contains videos

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record

It was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Derek Clayton improved the mark by 2:23 in 1967.

From The42 Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold Take A Bow

Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold

The North Cork AC athlete produced scores of 32.28 metres and 32.95 metres in Berlin.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to recycle your Christmas tree and break a world record at the same time Timberrrrrrr

Here's how to recycle your Christmas tree and break a world record at the same time

It’s a novel way to get rid of your tree.

From TheJournal.ie Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record Phileas Fogg

Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record

Mark Beaumont smashed the previous record of 123 days.

From TheJournal.ie The Waterford man who's carving a 20-metre-long wooden Viking sword World Record

The Waterford man who's carving a 20-metre-long wooden Viking sword

The Hope Tree, Marty Morrissey, and the Ploughing Championships all sparked this Guinness World Record attempt.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history Luciano Baietti

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

From The42 Despite just 5% vision, Cork's Sinead Kane is aiming to run into the record books Record Breaker

Despite just 5% vision, Cork's Sinead Kane is aiming to run into the record books

The Youghal athlete will run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents.

Welsh champions The New Saints surpass Johan Cruyff’s Ajax for record wins

Last night saw a 44-year-old record for most consecutive wins broken.

From The42 The runner hoping to break a world record by soloing this weekend's Dublin Marathon Going Solo

The runner hoping to break a world record by soloing this weekend's Dublin Marathon

Oisín Weldon is trying to show others getting out and active can be a bit of fun and doesn’t need to be taken seriously.

From The42 Liverpool fan breaks Football Manager world record of longest-ever game Hardcore

Liverpool fan breaks Football Manager world record of longest-ever game

Darren Bland spent nearly 174 days of continuous gameplay managing Fiorentina from 2010 to 2163.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer survivor loses out on world record by just ONE second Fighting Fit For Ewing's This post contains videos

Irish cancer survivor loses out on world record by just ONE second

But Nikki Bradley has already achieved another incredible feat.

From The42 Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track Rio 2016

Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track

“My doping is training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise I’m crystal clean,” Olympic gold medalist Ayana said today after smashing the world record by 14 seconds.

From The42 Man United make Paul Pogba the most expensive player in football history Done Deal

Man United make Paul Pogba the most expensive player in football history

The transfer represents the latest arrival under Jose Mourinho, with the Red Devils having embarked on a major recruitment drive this summer.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches Nikki Bradley

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

From TheJournal.ie Four men attempting record breaking row off UK coast rescued by Rosslare RNLI World Record

Four men attempting record breaking row off UK coast rescued by Rosslare RNLI

The four rowers are currently being looked after in Rosslare before they decide on their next move.

From The42 Double gold medal success for Ireland at European Championships as Cork pair break records The Road To Rio

Double gold medal success for Ireland at European Championships as Cork pair break records

It’s been a fantastic weekend for the Irish team in Italy.

From TheJournal.ie Sorry, but it's unlikely you'll ever beat the world record for this game Game Over

Sorry, but it's unlikely you'll ever beat the world record for this game

The new world record for Donkey Kong is 1,218,000 and it’s very unlikely anyone will surpass it.

From TheJournal.ie Could you break the Irish record for how far you can throw a Christmas tree? Oh Christmas Tree
From TheJournal.ie Australian Christmas tree sets world record for boasting over 500,000 lights Super Festive

Australian Christmas tree sets world record for boasting over 500,000 lights

The record was set by Canberra lawyer David Richards.

From TheJournal.ie 600 babies just set a world record for crawling Crawl Before You Walk This post contains videos

600 babies just set a world record for crawling

You have to foster a competitive instinct early after all…

The man with the longest penis in the world says it's really not all that

Women are scared away by it. Sh*t one.

From The42 Barcelona preparing new Neymar deal amid reports of world record Man United bid Eye-watering

Barcelona preparing new Neymar deal amid reports of world record Man United bid

The club’s president has dismissed talk that their Brazilian star could be set to leave for Old Trafford.

From TheJournal.ie Watch this 101-year-old break her own abseiling world record Take A Break This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Japanese train smashes world speed record Zooooooom

Japanese train smashes world speed record

The train broke its own speed record from 2003.

From The42 Want to see a man fly 250m through the air to break a world record? Peter The Parrot
From TheJournal.ie Meet Blosom, the world's tallest cow

Meet Blosom, the world's tallest cow

Blosom’s owner decided to keep her as a pet when she was just a calf and she’s now 13-years-old.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers In Numbers

Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people have travelled to Switzerland for an assisted suicide?

From TheJournal.ie What's the longest you've ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight Yea Yea Funky Yea

What's the longest you've ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight

And become a Guinness World Record holder in the process.

Couple cross a river by hooking a zip line to their back piercings

Warning: This article (and its accompanying video) is NOT for the faint of heart.

From The42 Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends Record Breakers This post contains videos

Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends

The Dublin footballer took part in a mass training session with his local club.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy Show Me The Money

‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy

The payout more than doubles the previous world record, sold in 1990.

From The42 New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls Sheer Brutality This post contains videos

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls

Corey Anderson took no pity on a hapless West Indies attack in the picturesque setting of Queenstown.

From TheJournal.ie Dundalk Santas run to try and beat world record World Record

Dundalk Santas run to try and beat world record

The Dundalk Charity Santa Fun Run needed 4000 Santas to beat the world record – did it succeed?

From The42 VIDEO: Here's how Fiji set the world record for yellow cards Sin Bin

VIDEO: Here's how Fiji set the world record for yellow cards

The South Pacific islanders had four men in the sin bin at the same time at one stage against Italy.

From The42 Hurricane Fly creates history at Punchestown World Record

Hurricane Fly creates history at Punchestown

The Willie Mullins’ trained 9-year old now has 17 Grade One wins.

From The42 This is how you celebrate a new marathon world record Chug Chug Chug

This is how you celebrate a new marathon world record

Though we’re not sure this is in many marathon training guides.

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