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Saturday 20 August, 2016

Race walker somehow finishes 8th despite suffering 'intestinal problems' and passing out Persistence This post contains videos

Race walker somehow finishes 8th despite suffering 'intestinal problems' and passing out

The world record-holder didn’t win a medal, but it was a courageous effort.

Friday 19 August, 2016

US Olympic Committee apologises to city of Rio for swimmers' actions

Four swimmers, including Ryan Lochte, claimed to be robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

Usain Bolt reckons his opponents are too slow

Usain Bolt took a subtle jab at his opponents after winning the 200m final.

Thursday 18 August, 2016

Usain Bolt and his Canadian rival so comfortable that they laughed across the finish line

The pair steadily built a big lead during the 200-metre semi-final at the Rio Olympics.

Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Two runners put medal hopes on hold to help each other finish race after ugly fall

Both women were given exemptions to advance to the semi-finals as a result of the fall.

Saturday 13 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world Money Money Money

The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world

Who doesn’t like collecting cars and football teams?

From TheJournal.ie Here are 40 amazing photos of Mars taken by the Nasa Orbiter Red Planet

Here are 40 amazing photos of Mars taken by the Nasa Orbiter

The Mars Orbiter has been taking stunning photos of the planet for nearly 10 years – here are the cream of the most recent crop.

Sunday 7 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Secrecy, terrorism and no egos: What it's really like to work as a CIA agent Keeping Secrets

Secrecy, terrorism and no egos: What it's really like to work as a CIA agent

Former CIA operative Brian Goral talks about his experiences.

From TheJournal.ie Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter Top Secret

Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter

It’s where all Facebook’s hardware prototypes are made.

Thursday 4 August, 2016

Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics

They will be brought in for the 2020 Games after the International Olympic Committee announced the news today.

Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Snapchat will have highlights from every NFL game this season

A new partnership was agreed today.

Monday 1 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie No one wants to buy this bizarre 'Flintstones' house in San Francisco California

No one wants to buy this bizarre 'Flintstones' house in San Francisco

After two price chops, it seems no one is quite taken in by its charms enough to lay down millions.

Sunday 31 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The London Olympic Park is becoming one of Europe's largest technology hubs Property Porn

Monday 25 July, 2016

Man United stars banned from playing Pokemon Go on certain days

It is so far unclear how Jose Mourinho plans to enforce this rule.

Saturday 23 July, 2016

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever' Talent This post contains videos

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'

The US swimmer is redefining the limits of athletic performance.

Thursday 21 July, 2016

The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring

Elliot Pellman spent 30 years with the NFL, including time as the New York Jets’ team doctor

Wednesday 20 July, 2016

What the best bike racer on the planet eats for breakfast at the Tour de France

Chris Froome doesn’t look to have any serious rivals with two weeks of racing done

Sunday 17 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Working women, young soldiers and chemical warfare: A glimpse at World War II in colour Photography

Working women, young soldiers and chemical warfare: A glimpse at World War II in colour

The following photos, from the US Library of Congress, give us a rare glimpse of life in the US during World War II in colour.

Friday 15 July, 2016

Fan video shows Chris Froome dragging his broken bike up the side of Mont Ventoux

Yesterday proved to be one of the most unforgettable stages in Tour de France history.

Monday 11 July, 2016

This US gymnast's coach recalls the moment she realised the athlete was a prodigy, aged 6

“I was like, ‘Wow, this kid is something.”

Saturday 9 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk In The Shadows

Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk

The worrying study found that the criminals can rate an individual’s vulnerability based on their gait. .

From TheJournal.ie The Rich Dogs of London lead better lives than most humans Dogs Of Instagram

The Rich Dogs of London lead better lives than most humans

How the other half lives.

Friday 8 July, 2016

Don't call Serena Williams one of the greatest 'female athletes' of all time

Serena sets her sights on 22nd grand slam that would match Steffi Graf’s record.

Thursday 7 July, 2016

Roger Federer is now one victory away from extending another one of his incredible records

The Swiss player still has a shot to add to his record of 17 career Grand Slam championships.

Sunday 3 July, 2016

Here's what Tour de France riders are eating for dinner TDF

Here's what Tour de France riders are eating for dinner

There’s no Coco-pops here.

Thursday 30 June, 2016

LeBron James is becoming a free agent again and here's what it means for his wallet

LeBron James will opt out of his $24 million contract option with the Cavs next year.

The Steelers' pre-season camp features a 'volleyball' game with a very, very tough twist

For the love of God, just don’t head that thing.

Sunday 26 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Check out these amazing photos taken using aerial drone photography The Drones

Check out these amazing photos taken using aerial drone photography

An Australian photographer has been experimenting with a drone with incredible results.

From TheJournal.ie Have trouble remembering things? Here are five simple tips that might help Memory

Have trouble remembering things? Here are five simple tips that might help

From creating a memory palace to establishing an emotional connection.

Saturday 25 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Google's new London office is very fancy Property Porn

PHOTOS: Google's new London office is very fancy

Employees will be given free food, access to a 90m running track, massages and cookery classes.

Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Tuesday 21 June, 2016

LeBron got in one last dig at the Warriors with this spectacular t-shirt

Whoever picked out that t-shirt is the real MVP.

Sunday 19 June, 2016

Game 7 takes place later tonight and tickets are going for absolutely ridiculous amounts of money

It’s the Golden State Warriors versus Cleveland Cavaliers in California and it’s inevitably in-demand.

Saturday 18 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie BMW made the most insane driverless concept car we've ever seen Future Tech

BMW made the most insane driverless concept car we've ever seen

The car will recognise who you are when you approach it, and greet you with a light-up sign.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Look inside the €3m 'mini White House' for sale in London Fit For A President

PHOTOS: Look inside the €3m 'mini White House' for sale in London

You could live like a president.

Friday 17 June, 2016

Steph Curry's wife accuses NBA of being 'rigged for money or ratings' after Game 6

Wednesday 15 June, 2016

NFL player says he's out of shape because he over-ate to make his pregnant fiancée happy

Buffalo Bills running back Karlos Williams drew a lot of criticism from his head coach.