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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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Kinsale provides respite for Irish sailing season

While the opening regattas of the main Irish sailing season have proven to be robust affairs, it fell to Kinsale and the opening races of the O’Leary Life Sovereigns Cup to provide some respite yesterday.

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Flier Mullen the fancy for cycling TT

Ryan Mullen is the hottest of favourites for the Elite national time-trial championships that take place in Wexford today — though defending champion Nicolas Roche will pose a huge threat.

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Financial woe leaves Irish hockey out in the cold

Hockey Ireland chief executive Jerome Pels says the lack of a viable international stadium and the organisation’s financial history – rather than performance levels – scuppered Ireland’s hopes of being part of the Pro League.

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Irish boxing chiefs set to dust down the Odessa file

Irish boxing chiefs will be dusting down the Odessa file to check out Kurt Walker’s semi-final opponent at the European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

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Successful seniors head for Cork regatta

Following another successful weekend for Rowing Ireland, this time at World Cup II in Poznan, Poland, the focus returns to domestic rowing, with the Cork City Regatta taking place this weekend at the National Rowing Centre.

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Tensions mount over axing of Cork basketball programme

Ladies basketball officials in Cork are facing local protests and strong criticism from Basketball Ireland over a proposal to axe funding for the sport’s local development programme, run by UCC Demons star Ciarán O’Sullivan.

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McComb shocks world champion

Sean McComb is putting his trust in Irish head coach Zaur Antia and team after sensationally beating Russia’s World Elite light-welter champion Vitaly Dunaystev to qualify for the World Championships from the European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine yesterday.

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Manus Kelly and Donall Barrett retain crown after thrilling win

Defending champions Donegal’s Manus Kelly (Subaru WRC) co-driven by Donall Barrett took back-to-back wins on an exciting Joule Donegal International Rally. 

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Wedding bells to follow after Paddy Barnes’ title triumph

Wedding bells will chime for Paddy Barnes next month, meaning the three-time Olympian will rest until September after the final bell rang on his first professional title success last Saturday night.

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