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IOC reprimands Irish fighters for gambling in Rio

Irish Olympians Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly gambled at Rio 2016 to pass the time because they were bored — and both fighters were issued “severe reprimands” yesterday for breaking Olympic rules.

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Three could be magic number for O’Learys in All-Ireland Sailing Championships

When it comes to the All-Ireland Sailing Championships, much of the narrative in recent years has surrounded the quest for hat-tricks.

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David Murphy and Cathal Toal in final six for King of the Roads

David Murphy and Cathal Toal will contest next month’s King of the Roads following their Mick Barry Cup semi-final wins at Ballincurrig on Saturday.

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Stirling Moss tips 'bloody quick racing driver' Lewis Hamilton to claim fourth F1 title

Lewis Hamilton “is not stupid” and does not need to change his hectic lifestyle in order to get his championship challenge back on track, Stirling Moss has claimed.

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Orla Barry already throwing herself into Tokyo 2020 preparations

Paralympian Orla Barry is already targeting Toyko gold after being honoured in Cork for her silver medal in the F57 discus in Rio.

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Trevor Siemian stars as Denver Broncos continue perfect start

Super Bowl champions the Denver Broncos continued their perfect start to the season with a 29-17 victory at the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Isaac Westbrooks provides the cutting edge for Swords Thunder

Swords Thunder had to withstand a tremendous Killester second half comeback before eventually prevailing 91-86 in the Men’s Super League clash at Clontarf.

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I wasn’t seeking unfair advantage, says under-fine Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins has denied he was trying to gain an “unfair advantage” when he obtained permission to use a banned drug before some of his biggest races, including his victory in the 2012 Tour de France.

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Keith Hanlon Q&A: The first day I shot the bow, it was an ‘Oh yeah, I like that’ type of feeling

Keith Hanlon will be shooting for Ireland in the World Archery Field Championships at Killruddery House, Bray next week. The veteran archer has competed in all 12 Target World Championships since 1993 and at the 1996 Olympic Games.

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UCC Demons too good for new boys Tralee

UCC Demons 92 Irish TV Tralee Warriors 77: UCC Demons got their Men’s Super League off to a perfect start when they disposed of Irish TV Tralee Warriors before a capacity attendance at the Mardyke Arena last night. It was not a vintage Demons performance but they had enough to see off the league debutants.

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Raft of new recruits at title-chasing Harlequins

Putting the new pieces of the puzzle together is the challenge for Cork Harlequins as they begin their second EY Hockey League campaign at promoted Loreto today.

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Testing times for Irish cricket as anticipation turns to foreboding

When Cricket South Africa announced last November that they had invited Ireland to play two one-day internationals in Benoni ahead of their series against Australia in September 2016, there was some quiet jubilation in Irish cricketing circles.

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