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Bernard Dunne ready for toughest fight

Bernard Dunne admitted he would need to fully immerse himself in his new role as High Performance Director at the IABA in order to gain a grasp of the changes required within the Irish amateur boxing realm.

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Ireland on path to Test status

Ireland could make their Test cricket debut as early as next year, after the International Cricket Council approved a new constitution that outlines a Test pathway for associate teams.

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Rally of the Lakes in Killarney set for defining moment

This weekend is likely to be a defining moment in the annals of the Cartell.ie Rally of the Lakes in Killarney. A glance through the list of previous winners reveal that drivers of World Rally Cars have triumphed since the Millennium, but that thread is tenuous as the new breed of R5 cars is set to bring the sequence to an end.

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FINAL LAP: Aaron Hernandez was unable to walk life’s straight and narrow

Aaron Hernandez, Wayward NFL star whose life ended in a Massachusetts prison cell, remembered by Colm Greaves.

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Relaxed Katie Taylor is ready for Wembley Stadium

Even if Wembley Stadium is only half-full at the time she takes to the ring, Katie Taylor is still likely to be boxing in front of her biggest ever crowd at Wembley tomorrow.

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Running with Rob (Week 4) - What to do when fatigue hits

I had a bad day last Sunday. It was in my mind to up my training and run 20 miles. I started out at 10am absolutely determined to have my longest run of the year so far.

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Maria Sharapova wins Stuttgart opener after serving doping ban

Maria Sharapova’s controversial return to competitive tennis was a winning one as she overcame Roberta Vinci 7-5 6-3 in the first round of the Stuttgart Open.

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Ding Junhui inflicts maximum punishmenton Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O’Sullivan denied he snubbed the chance of a maximum break as he crashed out of the Betfred World Championship to Ding Junhui.

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Strong Irish team heads for World Cup event in Serbia

The first World Cup event of the season looms large for Ireland’s senior rowers. World Cup One takes place in Belgrade, Serbia from May 5-7.

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Magees not carried away by European Badminton Championships win

Chloe Magee insists she and brother Sam are not getting ahead of themselves after beating one of the favourites in the first round of the European Badminton Championships in Kolding, Denmark.

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Hard work and sacrifice pays off for marathon man Sean Hehir

A runner always thinks they can do better when they run a personal best but there wasn’t much more Sean Hehir could do after his breakthrough performance at the London Marathon last Sunday.

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Mixed feelings around Maria Sharapova's return

Not much fazes Roberta Vinci after 16 years on Tour, but the maelstrom swirling around her opening match in Stuttgart, Germany, against Maria Sharapova today will test the Italian’s vast experience.

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Angry Serena Williams hits back at ‘racist’ Nastase

Serena Williams last night launched a stinging attack on Ilie Nastase, accusing the Romanian of racially abusing her and her unborn baby and hurling sexist abuse at her fellow female tennis players.

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GAA Podcast: Galway change the conversation

At least nobody will be asking Tipp about doing the 'back to back' for a while, reckon Michael Moynihan and Eoghan Cormican.

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Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies in road accident

The cycling world was plunged into mourning over the weekend following the tragic death of Italian professional Michele Scarponi.

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Speedy Sam Moffett makes home advantage count

Although the Triton Showers National Rally Championship hasn’t reached the halfway mark, Monaghan’s Sam Moffett is showing real championship form.

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