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Carl Frampton ready for shot at history in New York

Election season may be dominating every minute of the relentless news cycle on this side of the Atlantic but Carl Frampton has come stateside looking for a different kind of Big Mo.

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Kelly Mallon eyes sixth All-Ireland bowling crown

Kelly Mallon is bidding for her sixth All-Ireland senior title at this weekend’s All-Ireland bowling series at Madden in Armagh.

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Irish hopefuls gear up for Rally Finland challenge

Immersed in a test programme with Citroen’s new challenger for the 2017 World Rally Championship, this weekend’s Rally Finland, round eight of the WRC, offers the Irish crew of Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle the opportunity to return to competitive action in the Abu Dhabi Total WRT-run Citroen DS3 WRC to pit their skills against the WRC regulars.

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Carl Frampton planning big ‘upset’

New York may have been sweltering in the high summer heat, but boxer Carl Frampton strode the streets yesterday as the very definition of cool. Just 72 hours out from the biggest night of his life, the Jackal was calm, collected and ready to pounce.

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Schull all set for Calves Week spectacular

Steady as she goes is the message from Schull Harbour Sailing Club as the organisers of the West Cork season highlight make final preparations for next week’s annual Calves Week regatta.

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Team Ireland's sailors ‘due a medal’

The expectations of Ireland’s sailors have been raised by Annalise Murphy’s fourth-place finish at the 2012 Olympics but the Irish Sailing Association’s performance director has described medal hopes at Rio next month as an outside shot.

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Battling Peter Nagle powers to Munster crown in thriller

Peter Nagle is Munster Junior A champion after a committed performance against James Nagle at Killumney.

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Pat Hickey defends IOC’s call on Russia

From opposite sides of the world — and opposing ends of the power spectrum — two voices struck a very different chord yesterday on the International Olympic Committee’s decision not to issue a blanket ban on Russia ahead of next month’s Olympic Games.

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Chris Froome refuses to set a limit on his Tour De France ambitions

Chris Froome refused to set limits on his Tour de France ambitions on Monday as he reflected on a surreal victory and the moment he ran up Mont Ventoux and left his team-mates laughing all the way to Paris.

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Russian whistleblower pleads with IOC to review her Rio Olympics ban

Russian 800 metres runner and doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova has asked the International Olympic Committee to review its decision to ban her from competing at the Rio Games.

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Sam Bennett happy to finish the Tour after crash

It began as a quest to right the wrongs of 2015, but four hours into the 90 it took him to finish it, Sam Bennett’s race for Tour de France redemption was effectively over.

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Chris Froome wins predictable Tour de France

It was billed as the Tour de France to end all Tours but as soon as Chris Froome took the yellow jersey following his daredevil descent into Bagnéres-de-Luchon on stage eight, the race as a spectacle followed a similarly downward spiral.

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IOC leaves doping ‘mess’ as Rio Olympics loom

The International Olympic Committee’s refusal to ban Russia from the Rio Games has been widely condemned.

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Tennis chiefs back Russian reprieve for Olympics

Russia’s tennis team will be allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics this summer after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) backed the decision not to impose a blanket ban on the country’s competitors.

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More B team than Dream Team for US Olympic basketballers

No Stephen Curry? No LeBron James? No problem. Despite missing the game’s two best players, the US men’s basketball team are still the slam dunk favorite to return home from the Rio Olympics with the gold medal.

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Ireland suffer setbacks in U18 Eurohockey openers

It was a disappointing start to the U18 Eurohockey Championships for Ireland, with both the boys and girls losing their opening games.

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PB gives Ciara Mageean perfect Rio send-off

Ciara Mageean gave herself the perfect send-off ahead of the Olympic Games by running a lifetime best of 2:00.79 at the Morton Games in Santry last night, the third fastest time in history by an Irishwoman.

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