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Dr Ed Coughlan: Contrasting styles in approach of Mayweather and McGregor point to classic showdown

Conor McGregor’s intense exploration to find the limits of his ability have told him one thing – if you’re prepared to continually ask the hard questions of yourself, you will find a way, writes Dr Ed Coughlan.

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J24-footer makes storming comeback

Coming hot on the heels of last week’s staging of a modern classic sailing trophy at Kinsale, another 40-year old design is experiencing renewal and re-growth in Ireland after a successful national championship in Sligo.

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Antonio Maurogiovanni brings huge experience to new role

New Rowing Ireland High Performance Director, Antonio Maurogiovanni believes his international experience from seven Olympic Games can help develop the sport across the country.

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The great Vegas gamble

On Monday in Las Vegas, moments before the solar eclipse, rain began falling heavily on the Strip, unusual to say the least for the middle of August or indeed the middle of the desert.

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No medal targets for Zaur Antia at World Championships

Zaur Antia claims he has not set a minimum medals tally for Team Ireland at the World Championships, insisting the squad will maintain their “one-fight-at-a-time” approach to the competition.

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‘World Championships? I just said, why not, sure’

Dean Gardiner comes across as the kind of guy who greets triumph and disaster with much the same shrug of the shoulders.

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Late Quinn goal helps Ireland to AFL world title

The Irish women’s team were crowned world champions when defeating Canada in the AFL International Cup Grand Final at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

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‘McGregor’s going to knock Mayweather out cold’

In a tale of two Las Vegas super fights, Jason Quigley admits the September middleweight showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the quality match-up. But, understandably, he cannot get away from the hype that surrounds the battle of you-know-who next weekend.

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