Usain Bolt pays tribute to Special Olympics sprinter with incredible technique

Kirk Wint took silver in the 50m run at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.

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Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid bribery scandal

Tsunekazu Takeda is also a powerful International Olympic Committee member.

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NBA review: Denver Nuggets secure play-off place; Utah Jazz win fourth game in a row

The Denver Nuggets secured a play-off berth for the first time in six years after a 114-105 win against the Boston Celtics.

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‘It would certainly give you renewed faith in people’

When he emerged from the Aghada GAA clubhouse yesterday afternoon, Kieran O’Connor was immediately swamped by well-wishers.

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Barnes ‘can’t see point’ of prolonging pro career

Paddy Barnes is considering calling time on his boxing career following a shock defeat by Texan Oscar Mojica in Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre on Sunday. ...

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Corofin deserve thanks for restoring faith in football

We live in interesting times. Usually, we are bombarded by the noise and criticisms around the state of Gaelic football, but such assaults seem to have been silenced ...

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Far from the madding crowds of days gone by

What a dire weekend for GAA attendances. Kerry-Mayo in Austin Stack Park was obviously an exception but across the country there was evidence of supporters preferring ...

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Lewis Hamilton plans factory visit to gain understanding of Australian GP issues

Hamilton was well beaten by Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in Melbourne.

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Kellie Harrington auctioning belt for family who lost their home to fire

World champion boxer Kellie Harrington has put her 2015 National Elite belt up for auction in aid of neighbours who lost their home to fire.

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Michael Conlan’s pro-IRA ringwalk song angers unionist politicians

Conlan enjoyed a comfortable points victory in New York.

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GAA podcast: Shefflin the new Cody? Dubs' Thurles statement. Tyrone's evolution. And Crokes schooled

Anthony Daly, John Fogarty and Brendan O’Brien review the Allianz League weekend with Colm O'Connor.

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Cousin inspires Kerryman to cross US in 36-day run and cycle trek

Kerryman and ‘ultra’ athlete Shane Finn (26) is set to undertake a gruelling 5000km coast-to-coast trek across North America in a charity mission inspired ...

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What the Australian Grand Prix told us about the season ahead

Valtteri Bottas won the season-opener in Melbourne.

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Time to fix crazy situation with Galway clubs

I met Nickey Brennan in the lift on the way out of Croke Park yesterday. “If ever a system needed to be redressed,” I said to him, “the set-up ...

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Try tally can't spare England's blushes

Peter Jackson breaks down the 2019 Six Nations Championship.

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Dale driving force as mighty Quins hit back to claim Munster Senior Cup

Cork Harlequins produced an incredible comeback to win the Munster Senior Cup for the first time in seven years, denying holders Bandon in a shoot-out at Garryduff. ...

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Motorsport: Craig Breen finishes in a blaze of glory

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Major alarm bells sounding for Ireland lieutenants

Donal Lenihan (half length cut) W

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10 Irish sports books we need to read that haven’t been written yet

You might have gotten the memo last week about World Book Day, and that may have jogged your memory about the sports book you got for Christmas that year.

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Porridge powers Bottas to victory at Australian Grand Prix

The Mercedes driver revealed what he had for breakfast following his win over team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

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Bottas claims emphatic win at Australian Grand Prix

The Finn grabbed the lead from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the first corner.

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Lewis Hamilton twice breaks track record on way to pole for Australian Grand Prix

The Briton took his sixth consecutive pole at Albert Park.

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Katie Taylor victorious over Rose Volante in career-topping performance

Katie Taylor clinched the WBO lightweight championship title in a career-topping performance against Rose Volante in Philadelphia last night.

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Katie Taylor secures third world title following decisive victory over Rose Volante

Katie Taylor beat Brazilian Rose Volante to add a WBO strap to her WBA and IBF titles.

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We’re facing potentially the year’s best game of football

What do I think when is I see a club fixture that involves Corofin and Dr Crokes? I see teams that believe. Team who sets out to reach the summit every year. Full ...

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Hurling's mid-term masters and the must-do-betters

On the weekend that the Allianz Hurling League teams sit their opening exams, our headmaster assesses the best and worst boys in the class so far.

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An afternoon of championship dry-runs and deliberations

My last game as an inter-county manager with Dublin was our 2014 All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Tipperary. I drove from Clare, picked up Tommy Dunne in Nenagh ...

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Mick McCarthy might be missing magic but he must make most of talent

As The Who once put it: meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

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Headlining Michael Conlan building towards world title shot

Former amateur world champion Michael Conlan will face Mexico City’s Ruben Garcia Hernandez tomorrow night as part of a bumper weekend of Irish boxing on Americas ...

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Ruby at his very best on Klassical Dream

Well sad little people duly emerged from their burrows to have a go from the safety of social media at Ruby Walsh, after Benie Des Dieux had fallen at the last in ...

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Great week for the stable, but a funny one for me

Funny sort of week. Great week for Willie and a brilliant week for Paul Townend, but it was a funny week for me.

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Our love/hate relationship with sport

It’s been another rough week for Pat. Or Tom. Or Ger. Whatever you want to call him, you know him well anyway.

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FIFA ignores Europe and votes to start revamped Club World Cup in June 2021

President Gianni Infantino hailed the decision as a ‘milestone in FIFA’s history’.

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Hamilton tops timesheets in practice for Australian Grand Prix

The Mercedes driver was quicker than teammate Valtteri Bottas, with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel only fifth-fastest.

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Bangladesh cricket players say they were ‘extremely lucky’ to avoid mosque attack

The team were intending to attend prayers at the Deans Avenue mosque.

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Access all areas film shows the other side of Formula One

The series was released on Netflix earlier in March.

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Hamilton and Vettel ready to do battle once more

Hamilton will be looking to make it a sixth title this season.

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Kelly the man to catch on historic weekend in Clon

History will be made this weekend as the Clonakilty Park Hotel West Cork Rally becomes the first event under the jurisdiction of Motorsport Ireland to be part of ...

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Katie Taylor not looking past undefeated Volante

A date with destiny awaits Katie Taylor should she overcome the formidable challenge of WBO champion Rose Volante in Philadelphia tonight.

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Tralee Warriors face decisive battles

The Men’s Super League is set for a thrilling run-in and the exciting weekend match-ups will play a massive part in the destination of the title.

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Double deflation for Wales if they lose to Ireland and blow Grand Slam

The Highlanders are on a 15-game Super Rugby unbeaten run at home, the Crusaders are coming off 19 wins in a row stretching back to last season. As Jack Nicholson ...

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Mark not the only string to Tommy Walsh’s bow, says Keane

The disappearance of the offensive mark come championship will not lessen Tommy Walsh’s influence, according to Kerry manager Peter Keane.

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Tough choice, but progressive Bellshill is the one for me

I was out of luck with my rides yesterday but it was brilliant to see Any Second Now winning the last race for Dad. I was absolutely delighted for him.

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We will all pay the price for rugby’s bonanza

Like rugby or loathe it, it’s hard to argue that there isn’t a comforting, old-school pleasure in shuffling unthinkingly into your sitting-room at this ...

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Sir Erec can justify the hype in Cheltenhams' Triumph Hurdle

THE rain-softened surface is a massive plus for Sir Erec and he is fancied to justify plenty of hype in the JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham today.

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Killing giraffes in the name of sport — and the Empire

This week, just as the House of Commons in London plunged ever deeper into the Brexit abyss, a beautiful hardback book revealed itself in the second-hand section ...

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Paisley Park hits the right note in Stayers' Hurdle

Paisley Park survived a last-flight blunder to justify favouritism and record a fairytale success for his connections in the Sun Racing Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham. ...

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Formula One driver guide for 2019

There are plenty of new faces for the new season.

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Katie Taylor to face WBO champion Rose Volante in Philadelphia

Katie Taylor bids to take another major step in becoming the undisputed lightweight champion of the world when she faces WBO champion Rose Volante in Philadelphia ...

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Front-runners can set it up nicely for Footpad in Ryanair

We drew a blank yesterday but most of the horses ran very well, writes Ruby Walsh.

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