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Susan Fitzpatrick and Rock Dee Jay competing  at the FEI European Pony Championships in Millstreet yesterday. Picture: Laurence Dunne

Fitzpatrick makes smooth start to defence of title

Susan Fitzpatrick and Rock Dee Jay were on song at the European Pony Championships in Cork yesterday with a smooth start to the defence of her title, as Ireland grabbed a share of the lead in the team contest.

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Heffernan set to claim retrospective bronze from 2010 Euros

Robert Heffernan is in line to win a retrospective bronze medal in the 20km race walk from the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona after Russian Stanislav Emelyanov was found to have committed an anti-doping violation.

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Macklin on mission to fill void left by Dunne

It’s very nearly five years since Poonsawat Kratingdaenggm floored Bernard Dunne and thousands of onlookers at the O2, but Matthew Macklin has promised that he is the man to finally bring big-time boxing back to this country.

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Alain Kohl of Luxembourg dives during the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Portugal. Pic: AP Photo

VIDEO: Steven LoBue victorious in Portugal leg of Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

After a spectacular event on Inis Mór last month, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series moved to another picturesque location - the Azores in Portugal. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Nibali in company of greats

Vincenzo Nibali completed victory in the 101st Tour de France in Paris yesterday as Marcel Kittel won the final stage on the Champs-Elysees-

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No excuses for tough reversal, says Perez

Boxing: Mike ‘The Rebel’ Perez wasn’t making any excuses for his defeat in New York on Saturday night.

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Mercedes pair in new row

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg face clear-the-air talks with their Mercedes bosses during Formula One’s summer break after a team orders affair overshadowed a sensational Hungarian Grand Prix.

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Comfortable Commodores’ Cup victory for Ireland

Sailing: It was the title defence that should have been two years earlier but the weekend nevertheless brought Ireland’s second victory in Cowes at the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup-

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Patterson dethrones White for fine Imokilly Rally win

Motorsport: A strong performance over the first run of the stage paved the way for Lisburn’s Wesley Patterson (Ford Escort) and his co-driver Johnny Baird to claim victory in the Cloyne-based AceSigns-sponsored Imokilly Single Stage Rally.

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In-form Macaulay edges out Reilly in final metres

Cycling: The in-form Ali Macaulay of Phoenix CC took victory at the end of yesterday’s feature race on the Irish cycling calendar, the Brendan Campbell Memorial in Donore.

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Barry set for break after Irish Open semi-final exit

Tennis: Sam Barry will take a three week break to recharge his batteries after his semi-final exit in the Irish Men’s Open.

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Griffin disappointed at narrowly missing world 800m final place

Karl Griffin narrowly missed out on a place in the 800m final at the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday finishing fourth in his semi-final in 1-49.97-

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Desmond and Duncan deliver

Over 500 competitors from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales featured at the Home Internationals at the National Rowing Centre, Cork on Saturday-

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