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Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 5 March, 2015

Other - Yesterday’s News

‘We need to spread the achievements’ – Sports Council want others to match boxers’ success

Kieran Mulvey was speaking with 100 days to go to the inaugural European Games.

If you’re going to fall asleep on the job, try not let it happen on a basketball court

Otto Porter sums up the Wizards season in one play.

Here’s who Katie Taylor thinks will win the Mayweather-Pacquiao superfight

The Olympic champion says she can’t wait for the bout.


These speed climbers could have dominated Gladiators back in the day AWOOGA! This post contains videos

These speed climbers could have dominated Gladiators back in the day

Three, two…. oh, they’re at the top.

LVG expecting some last-day drama before top four places are settled

With Arsenal, Liverpool, Southampton, Tottenham and the 13-time Premier League champions all vying for third and fourth place, it’s gonna be a tight squeeze.

7 athletes who couldn’t stay away from their favourite game

Can Paul Galvin learn anything from these contemporaries?

Van Gaal: Di Maria needs a year to settle at United

The player’s form has come under the microscope since joining the club in a lucrative deal.

‘I do not want the Irish fans to dislike me’ – Andy Lee’s opponent Kid Chocolate

Undefeated Peter Quillin says he is motivated to win by the recent passing of his uncle.

Other - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: World Cup woe, Galvin’s return and the rest of today’s sport

Here’s what the sporting world had to offer on Tuesday.

How does this morning’s hefty defeat affect Ireland’s chances of World Cup progression?

And what in the world is net run-rate and why is it important?

Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat

Ireland slip to fourth in Pool B after this morning’s loss.

One of world’s 10 toughest endurance races takes place in Donegal next week

David Burns, co-creator of The Race, chats to The42 about the upcoming event.

Jarryd Hayne swaps the oval ball of rugby league for the slightly smaller oval ball of the NFL

The 27-year old has signed a deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

Michael Jordan just keeps getting richer, he’s now a billionaire!

Forget the shot, this must be the best moment of his life.

Ireland’s biggest challenge awaits but ‘no fear’ mentality needed against South Africa

Phil Simmons’ side continue their World Cup campaign tonight.

Other - Monday 2 March, 2015

‘I want to see McGuigan’s face when I beat his fighter’ – Quigg on potential Frampton fight

The Bury fighter was at ringside in Belfast on Saturday night.

Mop boy almost scuppered this college basketball breakaway last night March Madness This post contains videos

Mop boy almost scuppered this college basketball breakaway last night

Though it would have been fairly shameful had Devon Begley been blocked by this little tyke.

We’ll Leave It There So: Harrington ends his drought, Isa’s possible return and all today’s sport

Also, one of Leinster’s non-Irish qualified players is considering whether to stay at the province.

‘I found that mental edge I’ve been lacking’ – Pádraig Harrington

The Dubliner also said that a previous win at the Indonesia Open back in December helped improve his confidence substantially.

Watch Pádraig Harrington sink a clutch birdie putt on 18 like it’s 2008 all over again Pressure This post contains videos

Watch Pádraig Harrington sink a clutch birdie putt on 18 like it’s 2008 all over again

The Dubliner showed off his almost unparalleled mental strength to claw his way back into contention at the Honda Classic.

Lowry, Given, Lineker and Molinari salute Pádraig Harrington’s brilliant Honda Classic win

A playoff win over Daniel Berger brought glory for Harrington.

Harrington’s win has big implications for his world ranking, his bank balance and The Masters

The three-time Major champion had to wait a long time for his latest PGA tour win.

Pádraig Harrington wins $1m playoff after a rollercoaster finish at the Honda Classic

Harrington beat the rookie Daniel Berger in a tense Monday playoff in Florida.

Other - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Sports Film Of The Week: Solo – Lost at Sea

Follow Andrew McAuley’s gripping solo kayak expedition across one of the most dangerous stretches of ocean on earth.

‘There are good basketball players in Ireland but they need to be lucky to be spotted’

Ex-Ireland international Paul Cummins is getting young talent noticed through his Sport Dream Academy.

Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling – It’s the week’s best sportswriting

This week also features mathematical modelling and the original sports app.


Barry McGuigan: ‘Greed’ is the only obstacle to making a Frampton-Quigg superfight now

Terrestrial TV showdown between the undefeated super-bantamweights would be this generation’s Eubank v Benn, says McGuigan.

Borussia Dortmund’s dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration

Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dressed up as the caped crusaders in yesterday’s win over Schalke.

How did she get on? One of our journalists took on the Crashed Ice Belfast track

There is lots of footage of falling. Lots of falling.

Pendred in a dress and Kernan in Sunderland – It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Caroline Wozniacki taking the positives from her relationship with Rory.

Other - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Dominant Frampton defeats Avalos with fifth-round TKO to retain world title

The win represents the 20th consecutive victory of the Belfast native’s career.

Is tonight a last throw of the dice for the UFC women’s bantamweight division?

Cat Zingano will aim to be the first real threat to Ronda Rousey’s title at UFC 184.

Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman

The Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe went on to make football history but his achievements are largely unknown.

Rory may have missed the cut but Harrington has stormed into the lead in Florida

The Dubliner is one shot clear of Patrick Reed after two rounds.

‘Messi ate too many pizzas,’ says former Barcelona star

Carles Rexach says the Argentine put on too much weight last season and believes Luis Enrique is too strict with his players

Pissing Cian Healy off, Charlton’s unique recruitment policy and more of your best comments

Our readers produced the goods again over the past seven days.

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