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Olympic hopefuls take the plunge

So, here’s the thing.

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Book your place as sporting stars align for unmissable Everyman event

How would you like to be present for a special Irish Examiner evening of fascinating sporting theatre and stimulating debate from some of the greatest superstars this country has produced?

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Edmond Sexton edges past Aidan Murphy in cup thriller

Edmond Sexton claimed his place in the Mother Hegarty Cup final in Lyre after a thrilling last shot win over Aidan Murphy.

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Von Miller time for the Denver Broncos as Peyton Manning gets perfect send-off

A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career.

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Backseat driver Manning postpones retirement talk after Super Bowl win

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning refused to confirm if he is heading for retirement after his Super Bowl 50 victory, but he did promise a celebratory alcohol-filled night in San Francisco.

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Killester in rampant form

Killester produced their best basketball of the season to demolish National Cup champions Templeogue 98-66 in the Men’s Premier league at the Oblate Hall in Inchicore.

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Garry Jennings storms to victory in rain-sodden Galway

In challenging and wet conditions Fermanagh’s Garry Jennings (Subaru WRC) took a convincing victory on the Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, the opening round of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Championship.

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A waning force, but Manning hopes for fairytale farewell in Santa Clara

Although it may be relatively new to Ireland’s sporting vernacular, the notion of ‘paralysis by analysis’ has long since been a staple of the American discourse.

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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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