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Paul O’Donovan: I thought I should keep my promise

Another week, another chapter onto the O’Donovan legend.

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Victory for Nico Rosberg but Lewis Hamilton heroic in third

A jubilant Lewis Hamilton hailed his record-breaking drive at the Belgian Grand Prix as the best result he could have hoped for after storming from the back of the pack to the podium.

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Niall Maguire claims rally win despite late puncture

Leading all the way, Monaghan’s Niall Maguire (Subaru WRC), co-driven by James O’Reilly, survived a final-stage puncture to win the Lady Gregory Hotel Galway Summer Rally in Gort.

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Irish boxers were warned about gambling before the Olympics

All Irish boxers were “fully informed” ahead of the Olympic Games that they were not allowed to bet on any other events in Rio, Irish Athletic Boxing Association president Pat Ryan (IABA) has confirmed.

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Paul O’Donovan has a new battle cry in World Championship gold medal quest

Olympic hero Paul O’Donovan has thrown another catchphrase into the mix ahead of today’s World Rowing Championship Senior Lightweight Single Sculls final in Rotterdam.

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Michael Conlan to seek Jason Quigley’s advice on potential move to America

Michael Conlan will consult former amateur team-mate Jason Quigley about a potential pro move to the United States.

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Lewis Hamilton must start from back of the grid

Lewis Hamilton will start the Belgian Grand Prix from the very back of the grid after serving a mammoth 30-place grid penalty following further changes to his engine yesterday.

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Paddy Barnes: I’ve made my call on going pro

Three-time Olympian Paddy Barnes is expected to reveal details of his move into the professional ranks within the next fortnight.

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Sky’s the limit for new Cork cycling team

A Corkman is setting up and funding the country’s first ever professional cycling team which will take on the world’s most established and star-studded squads in 2017.

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Rio review will be analysed carefully, vows John Treacy

Sport Ireland is again likely to carry out a comprehensive Olympic debrief similar to the 2012 report when the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) came in for a strong degree of criticism despite their team’s success in claiming four medals in the ring.

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Paul O’Donovan on course for medal delight

Paul O’Donovan has maintained a steady course for a second medal in a fortnight, winning his heat in Rotterdam yesterday to qualify for the Lightweight Men’s Single Sculls final at the World U23 Rowing Championship.

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WATCH: Mallets at the ready as Polo thunders back into Cork

Ballindenisk, an August evening. Heat and light no longer words in a physics schoolbook, but manifest in the fine fields sloping down and away from the old Dublin road. Also manifest: Horses in their immediate and physical glory as the ancient sport of polo makes a return to Cork.

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Zaur Antia set to rebuff foreign suitors

Zaur Antia has given the clearest indication yet he intends to rebuff any overtures from abroad and stay to lead Ireland’s high performance boxing programme as it attempts to rebound from the disappointment of the Olympics in Rio.

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