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Seven Irish swimmers go for glory in Israel

Seven Irish swimmers are in action on Day One of the European Junior Championships in Israel.

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Hockey: Kinsale’s Conor Harte ready to join Irish squad for SA trip

Kinsale’s Conor Harte has overcome a knock to take up a place in the Irish men’s squad for next month’s World League semi-final tournament in Johannesburg, the main qualifier for the 2018 World Cup.

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Lewis Hamilton wants to win ‘the right way’

A defiant Lewis Hamilton has promised to win this year’s Formula One championship “the right way” after his clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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GAA Show: Jim Gavin’s strange kind of silence, the Down swagger and Colm Cooper's All-Ireland final nap

Oisín McConville and Brendan O'Brien on the weekend's action, plus Colm Cooper on his All-Ireland final day experiences.

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Nerves the biggest factor at Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

The spectacular Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series returned to the Aran Islands on Saturday. Jacqui Corcoran was there feeling just a little concerned for the bravehearts on the ledge.

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Hat-trick hero Ward courted by pro game

Newly crowned European Elite champion Joe Ward is being targeted by pro promoters in the countdown to the World Elite Championships which begin in Hamburg, Germany, on August 25.

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Vettel ‘a disgrace’ fumes Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has accused Sebastian Vettel of acting like a “disgrace” after he was deemed to have deliberately crashed into his title rival during a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Ypres win rekindles Cronin title challenge

Triple British rally champion Keith Cronin from Ballylickey, with co-driver Killarney’s Mikie Galvin, are back into contention for this season’s Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) as they annexed top points in the Ypres Rally in Belgium, the first overseas round in the 59-year history of the BRC.

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Ryan Mullen seals national double at Irish elite men’s road race championships

Ryan Mullen claimed a wonderful solo victory in the Irish elite men’s road race championships in Co. Wexford, crossing the line ahead of a gallant runner-up Christopher McGlinchey.

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'These things mean more to you as you get older'

When Colm Cronin hopped, skipped and jumped 15.89 meters on June 26th 1977, little did the Leevale man realise his Irish triple jump record would remain peerless some 40 years later.

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Why Irish boxing should be thankful to Conor McGregor

Paschal Collins is not a man to aimlessly wander along with the consensus. While many boxers decry a certain forthcoming ‘super-fight’ as “bad for boxing”, the head trainer of the Celtic Warriors Gym takes a different view.

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Lewis Hamilton vows to keep on racing

Lewis Hamilton believes he can race on until he is 40 after rejecting his own suggestion that he could stun Formula One by retiring at the end of the season.

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Ward on course for third European boxing title in Ukraine

Westmeath southpaw Joe Ward is on course for his third European title in Kharkiv, Ukraine, but Antrim’s Brendan Irvine and Kurt Walker had to settle for bronze after losing their semi-finals yesterday.

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OCI remain knee-deep in Rio clean-up operation

It’s been ten months and two days since the closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium brought an end to a deeply flawed extravaganza in Brazil but, for the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), Rio 2016 is the Games that never ended.

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Irish boxing trio target record haul at European Championships in Ukraine

Irish boxing could surpass its remarkable record at the last five European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine this weekend.

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Ireland plan first Test after gaining full member status

Ireland have been awarded Test status and given full member status following a meeting of the International Cricket Council [ICC], the sport’s governing body, in London yesterday.

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Rivals aim to close gap on pace-setting Sam Moffett at Triton National Rally Championship

With four rounds completed Sam Moffett (Ford Focus WRC) is marching towards success in the Triton National Rally Championship.

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OCI issue high performance director ruling

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) will insist that all sports represented at future Olympic Games will have to be led by their high performance directors.

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OCI issue high performance director ruling

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) will insist that all sports represented at future Olympic Games will have to be led by their high performance directors.

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