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Katie Taylor mixes with the stars as Madison Square Garden date is in the pipeline

There was a brief lull in proceedings during Saturday’s action-packed card at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center as Floyd Mayweather made his way out to ringside.

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Struggling UCC Demons tumble to 40-point defeat

UCC Demons suffered their biggest defeat since the inception of the Men’s Super League when they were demolished by Griffith Swords Thunder 99-59 at the Alsaa in Saturday.

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‘Golden Boy’ Michael Conlan must start all over again

Michael Conlan has shed domestic celebrity to start from scratch Stateside in the unforgiving pro game, a game he wants to put back centre stage when he eventually returns home...

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Noel Murphy Q&A: ‘All the boys down in the gym didn’t even understand me when I was talking’

Noel Murphy is a professional boxer, born and raised in Macroom, Co Cork, but now based in New York City. Tonight, at Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center, the 22-year-old welterweight bids to build on his 7-0 record with a slot on the undercard of Briton James DeGale’s world title fight with Floyd Mayweather protégé, Badou Jack.

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OBITUARY: Ferdinand ‘Ferdi’ Kuebler, Swiss national hero and 1950 Tour de France winner

 

‘I became a champion because I was poor... to have a better life.’

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UCC Demons’ blow as Kyle Hosford ruled out for rest of the season

UCC Demons will be without star point guard Kyle Hosford for the remainder of the season. Hosford, one of the outstanding point guards in the league over the last three years, will undergo surgery to resolve a knee problem.

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Clubs must decide today on insurance proposal

The 34 clubs under the umbrella of Motorsport Ireland have until noon to inform the governing body whether they are willing to support the only available insurance proposal available — the lack of which has so far prevented the sport getting under way this season.

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Craig Fulton: Irish success can ward off Great Britain exodus

Craig Fulton believes Ireland’s new place at hockey’s top table can help guard against the defection of players to Great Britain.

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Cyclocross more than a detour

It might seem like a strange spectacle, but cyclocross is now the discipline of choice for cyclists around the country — and the numbers turning up to races every weekend are proof of that.

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