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Demons on fire for birthday boy Coughlan

C&S UCC Demons finished 2014 with another resounding victory in the Premier Men’s league following their 101-81 win over Templeogue at the Mardyke Arena yesterday.

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Belle sews it up early in Christmas Oaks semi-final

Cromac Belle set the pace in the semi-finals of the Gain Dog Foods Christmas Oaks on Saturday night at Shelbourne Park.

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Ali’s prognosis ‘good’

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalised with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was caught early.

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Joyce two wins away from Rio

Irish lightweight David Oliver Joyce edged a step closer to qualifying for the Rio Olympics on Saturday and, along with Katie Taylor, scooped one of the top accolades at the Irish Amateur Boxing Association’s Awards Night in Dublin.

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Redskins smash Eagles’ play-off ambitions as Chargers rally

The Philadelphia Eagles’ play-off ambitions suffered a near-fatal blow with a surprise 27-24 loss to the Washington Redskins on Saturday.

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Heffernan heroics finally earn reward with European bronze

Rob Heffernan’s bronze medal from the 2010 European Athletics Championships may have been four years overdue, but to receive it before a home audience at Cork City Hall last evening made the wait worthwhile.

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50-year milestone but Ron keeps on running

A certain sportswear company once had a motivational slogan which simply said — ‘You Either Ran Today or You Didn’t’.

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Lance: I’d never cheat — at golf

Lance Armstrong insists he would never cheat — at golf.

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Allen speeds to victory

It was Bertram Allen’s turn to fly the flag for Ireland yesterday at Olympia International Horse Show in London, as he scorched to victory in a speed contest.

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The final chapter in sports books for the festive season

Another year, another sack of books.

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No increase in SJI insurance premium

ShowjumpingIreland (SJI) has negotiated insurance cover that will see no increase in its premium, according to chairman Tony Hurley.

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Demons bid to extend unbeaten run

C&S UCC Demons will complete their 2014 campaign when they entertain Templeogue in the Men’s Premier League at the Mardyke Arena on Sunday.

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Lee may make first title defence in Ireland

A date for the first defence of Andy Lee’s new WBO middleweight title could be arranged before Christmas and promoter Frank Warren has revealed that a homecoming show in Ireland is "a viable situation".

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Klitschko afraid to fight me, says Fury

Tyson Fury is Wladimir Klitschko’s mandatory challenger but he doubts whether the Ukrainian has the courage to face him as he fears being knocked out.

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Andy Lee’s long and winding road to the top of the boxing world

Andy Lee and Adam Booth were in New York with Cork-Cuban heavyweight Mike Perez last July, but if feels much longer now, writes John Riordan.

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