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The Mayo man doling out $1m Super Bowl suites

Aiden Mannion was always keen to get back to America. As a business student at DCU, he’d spent a year working in sales with the LA Clippers before he graduated, and he wanted more.

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Olive McGloin Q&A: ‘My feet expanded a full size’

Olive McGloin is an ultra-hiker who became the first woman to ‘yoyo’ America’s Pacific Crest Trail, from the Mexican to Canadian border, and back again. The Dubliner completed the continuous 5,300-mile (or 8,600-kilometre) trek through sandstorms and snowstorms in 195 days.

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Jaytee Valencia can get better of Lurriga Gold at Curraheen Park

The semi-finals of the Gain Cup 2016 take place on a good card at Curraheen and the inside runner can prevail in both.

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Lifetime bans for drugged horses

‘Cheats will not be tolerated in Irish racing’ was the hard-hitting message from a report yesterday published by Horse Racing Ireland and constructed by the Irish Thoroughbred Industry Anti-Doping Task Force, which recommended imposing lifetime bans on horses found to have been illicitly administered prohibited substances.

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In-form Lynch looks to boost Olympic hopes

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) issues its latest Olympic rankings for individual riders today and the big question is the level of elevation achieved by Denis Lynch after he hit a rich vein of form with All Star 5 in January.

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Motorsport: All-star line-up gears up for opener in Galway

A new dawn breaks for the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Rally Championship on its opening round, the Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, which gets under way tomorrow.

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Hockey: Lisnagarvey all out to put the record right

The EY Hockey League is one of the first European leagues to awake from its winter slumber this weekend, returning with a bang as the top two lock horns at Rathdown.

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Sailing: Liam Shanahan exploits honoured

Dun Laoghaire to Dingle race champion Liam Shanahan emerged overall winner of the annual Irish Sailing Awards in Dublin yesterday.

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Local businessman wants to buy Guinness Trophy to keep it in Cork

The Gain Cup 2016 is dominating proceedings at Curraheen Park at the moment and, keeping up the tradition of the Guinness Trophy, which it has replaced, it is a very competitive stake.

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Killian Kingston rallies to claim win at Ballincurrig

Killian Kingston finished strongly to turn what looked certain defeat into a bowl of odds win over Aidan Murphy at Ballincurrig.

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Speedster Marcus Lawler chasing Olympic dream

Despite a slow start to the year, Ireland’s fastest man is hoping to move through the gears as he chases Olympic qualification over 200 metres.

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