Katie Taylor faces Victoria Bustos in first step to 'becoming unified champion'

Katie Taylor hopes to take the first step to unifying the world lightweight division when she faces Victoria Bustos in the United States on April 28.

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Here's how the games in France, Germany, Italy and Spain finished

Here's how the games in France, Germany, Italy and Spain finished

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Dragons made to pay as Benetton snatch narrow win

Benetton Rugby came from behind to clinch an 18-15 victory and inflict an 11th PRO14 Conference B defeat on the Dragons this season.

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Rochdale sub Steve Davies stuns Spurs to force replay at Wembley

Substitute Steve Davies earned Rochdale an FA Cup fifth-round replay at Wembley with his remarkable stoppage-time equaliser against Tottenham.

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Kerry LGFA chairman and secretary resign after management controversy

The chairperson and secretary of the Kerry Ladies Football executive have resigned after the controversial decision to terminate the contract of minor manager Jonathan ...

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Toothless Celtic held by stubborn St Johnstone

A much-changed Celtic side failed to hit their European heights as St Johnstone held them to a goalless Ladbrokes Premiership draw at Parkhead.

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Joost Luiten holds off Chris Wood to triumph in Oman

Joost Luiten fired a closing 68 to hold off the challenge of England's Chris Wood and win the inaugural NBO Oman Open.

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Federer eases past Dimitrov to 97th tour title

Roger Federer needed just 55 minutes to see off Grigor Dimitrov and claim the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament title in Rotterdam.

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Monaghan pick up second consecutive win as they stave off Kerry comeback

Monaghan picked up a second consecutive Division 1 win as they staved off a Kerry second-half comeback in Inniskeen.

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Cora Staunton shrugs off broken nose to inspire Giants

Sonia O'Sullivan was cheering from the stands as Cora Staunton overcame a nasty facial injury to help Great Western Sydney Giants to a first-ever AFLW away win.

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Dominant first-half display maintain Clare’s unbeaten run with win over Cork

A dominant first-half display maintained Clare’s unbeaten start to the Allianz hurling league.

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Galway make it three from three with win over 14-man Offaly side

Joseph Cooney scored both goals as reigning champions Galway made it three from three in Division 1B of the NHL with victory over the 14 men of Offaly at Pearse ...

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Kilkenny win out with relative ease over Waterford

Visitors Kilkenny took the points in this NHL 1A clash with Waterford at a damp Walsh Park, with 5,859 in attendance.

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Russian athlete suspected of failed doping test - report

A Russian athlete competing at the Winter Olympics is suspected of failing a doping test, according to reports in Russia.

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Corofin to challenge Farragher's red card to clear him for All-Ireland final

Corofin are set to contest the red card handed out to Martin Farragher after just 80 seconds of yesterday’s All-Ireland Club SFC semi-final win over Moorefield ...

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Injury casts doubt on George Groves's appearance at World Boxing Super Series final

George Groves could miss the World Boxing Super Series final having been taken to hospital with a suspected dislocated shoulder suffered in his victory over Chris ...

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Antonio Conte urges Chelsea to exploit Barcelona's 'weakness' without the ball

Antonio Conte has spent the last month dissecting the defensive "weakness" he believes Chelsea must exploit to dump Barcelona out of the Champions League.

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George Groves records unanimous points victory over Chris Eubank Jr

George Groves produced one of the finest displays of his career to advance to the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight final by beating fellow Briton Chris ...

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Here is how the games in Germany, France, Spain and Italy finished

Check out all the results from the European matches today.

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Limerick keep it 100 after victory over Dublin

Limerick 1-26 Dublin 0-17: Limerick maintained their 100% record in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B by comprehensively beating Dublin 1-26 to 0-17 at the ...

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Tipperary hold on despite late Wexford rally

Tipperary 3-21 Wexford 1-21: Tipperary were forced to withstand a late Wexford rally as Patrick Maher’s injury time goal sealed victory for the home side.

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Donegal crowned champs after thrilling McKenna Cup final

Tyrone 1-12 Donegal 1-16: Donegal and Tyrone threw the play-books out the window and served up an entertaining Bank of Ireland McKenna Cup final.

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Cardiff hold on for impressive win against Munster

Cardiff produced an impressive display to post a 25-18 Guinness PRO14 victory over Munster on Saturday evening.

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Big guns avoid each other in FA Cup quarter-final draw

Manchester United were drawn at home to Brighton in an FA Cup quarter-final draw which saw all the big guns avoid each other on Saturday evening.

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Romelu Lukaku at the double as Man United overcome VAR controversy at Huddersfield

Manchester United overcame the video assistant referee's controversial intervention and reached the FA Cup quarter-finals thanks to Romelu Lukaku's brace at Huddersfield. ...

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UCD snatch victory in dying minutes of epic Sigerson Cup final

UCD 1-13 NUI Galway 2-9: Tipperary's Liam Casey emerged as UCD's last action hero at Santry Avenue where the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup final favourites eventually ...

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FA Cup wrap: Southhampton into FA Cup quarters as West Brom woes continue

Southampton piled more misery on West Brom to progress into the FA Cup quarter-finals with a confidence-boosting 2-1 victory at the Hawthorns.

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Leinster edge Scarlets in absence of Irish and Welsh stars

Leinster 20 Scarlets 13: Leinster landed a significant blow in the scramble for Guinness PRO14 play-off places on Saturday afternoon with a hard-earned and at times ...

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Carlos Carvalhal's Swansea held by former club Sheffield

Carlos Carvalhal's return to Hillsborough ended in stalemate as Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea played out a goalless draw in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

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Fourteen-men Corofin defy odds to seal final spot

Corofin (Galway) 1-6 Moorefield (Kildare) 0-6: Liam Silke’s 59th minute goal sealed a gutsy All-Ireland semi-final win for Corofin in Tullamore having been ...

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Ardscoil Rís extend Cork's wait for Harty Cup success

Ardscoil Rís 3-18 Midleton CBS 2-10: Ardscoil Rís powered to a fifth Harty Cup title in nine years this afternoon.

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Galway stave off Munster interest and tie down S&C coach on new plan

Galway hurlers have staved off interest from Munster Rugby and tied down the Polish strength and conditioning coach who played a huge role in their All-Ireland success ...

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Matthew Southgate holds share of the lead in Oman Open

England's Matthew Southgate will enter the final round of the NBO Oman Open in a three-way tie for the lead as he goes in search of his first European Tour title.

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Willian reveals how he made David Meyler miss that FA Cup penalty

Willian has revealed how he psyched out David Meyler with a cheeky comment just before the midfielder missed a penalty as Chelsea overwhelmed Hull 4-0 in the FA ...

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Decoding the drive to freeze out unwanted GAA training trends

This week the GAA issued guidelines for appropriate and safe training for Gaelic games. We asked Michael Moynihan to decode those guidelines to find out if they’re ...

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Pep Guardiola wary of Wigan as Manchester City continue quadruple quest

Pep Guardiola knows enough about the FA Cup - and Manchester City's history with Wigan - to be wary of a shock on Monday.

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Paul Pogba ruled out of United's FA Cup tie against Huddersfield

Paul Pogba has been ruled out of Manchester United's FA Cup tie against Huddersfield due to illness.

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Munster begin preparations for a Zebo-less future

Munster’s planning for a Zebo-less future has solidified with new contracts for Andrew Conway and Stephen Fitzgerald confirmed and a first start of the season ...

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Conte pleased with second consecutive win as Chelsea now look to Barcelona clash

Chelsea's Antonio Conte was encouraged with the way his team rediscovered their swagger ahead of the visit of Barcelona during their 4-0 defeat of Hull.

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West Brom boss Alan Pardew condemns 'unacceptable' behaviour of quarter in Spain

West Brom boss Alan Pardew has condemned the "unacceptable" behaviour of captain Jonny Evans and the three other senior players who embarrassed the club on a break ...

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Chris Eubank Jr believes defeat today would end George Groves' career

Chris Eubank Jr intends to finish George Groves' career by defeating him at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night.

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Federer becomes oldest number one singles player in history after Haase win

Roger Federer became the oldest number one singles player in tennis history after beating Robin Haase in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament quarter-finals in Rotterdam ...

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Jose Mourinho describes reports of rift with Paul Pogba as 'big lies'

Jose Mourinho angrily dismissed "lies" and "b******t" about his relationship with Paul Pogba - but the Manchester United manager does want more from his midfielder, ...

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Graeme McDowell tied for lead as Tiger Woods misses cut at Genesis Open

Graeme McDowell carded seven birdies in a five-under round of 66 to shoot up the leaderboard at the Genesis Open.

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Sadlier seals the deal for 10-man City

Cork City and St Patrick’s Athletic packed what felt like a season’s worth of sensation into a remarkable opening night at Richmond Park, the reigning ...

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Willian scores twice as first-half blitz sends Chelsea past Hull

Willian dispatched two inch-perfect finishes as Chelsea cruised past Hull 4-0 and into the FA Cup quarter-finals.

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Jamie Vardy header sinks blades and sends Leicester into last eight

Sheffield Wednesday fan Jamie Vardy put the Blades to the sword as Leicester knocked Sheffield United out of the FA Cup.

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Duncan Weir boots Edinburgh to victory over Ulster

Duncan Weir's last-gasp drop goal secured four vital points for Edinburgh in the Guinness PRO14 as they won 17-16 at Ulster.

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Zebre stun sloppy Connacht to claim historic victory

Zebre won for the first time on Irish soil as Michael Bradley masterminded a 19-11 PRO14 victory over his former side Connacht at the Sportsground.

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Glasgow Warriors too strong for Toyota Cheetahs

Glasgow Warriors maintained their unbeaten home record in the Guinness PRO14 with a 37-23 win over Toyota Cheetahs.

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