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Other - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Luck of the Irish as ball hits the stumps but bails don’t fall off

Ireland are definitely winning the Cricket World Cup now.

Davis Love III has been named US captain for next year’s Ryder Cup

The 50-year-old has been handed the role for a second time, it was announced tonight.

Behold the luckiest table tennis shot of all time

There’s a fine line between genius and being incredibly fluky.

‘I thought I had choked and lost my only opportunity at winning a major’

Padraig Harrington on choking at majors, winning it all and blocking out the media noise.

Best of enemies: The best Ireland-England battles through the years

Ahead of Sunday’s showdown in Dublin, we look at more tussles with the English.

Other - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Cyclone has hit preparations but Ireland can’t afford to be blown off course by UAE

Phil Simmons’ side play their second World Cup game tonight.

‘I’ll relish this’ – Cathal Pendred is heading to Mexico for his next UFC bout

The Dubliner will look to extend his undefeated streak to 12 bouts.

Chelsea ‘appalled’ despite FA’s decision to reduce Matic ban to two games

The Blues appealed the Serbia international’s sending off against Burnley but the midfielder will still miss two games.

Brush Shiels working with David Gillick in attempt to break world 100m record

Veteran Irish rocker is hoping to go faster than 12.77 seconds when he turns 70.

CC Sabathia turns up for spring training weighing a whopping 22 stone

The Yankees pitcher is two-stone heavier than last year.

Ireland v England clash could decide the Six Nations – Williams

Sunday’s clash in Dublin may well be decisive in the title race, according to former Wales international Rhys Williams.

Other - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will ‘mean nothing’ if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

We’ll leave it there so: Edwards wants to ban the choke tackle, silver for Ireland and all the day’s sport

Also, West Ham fans were filmed singing a racist song before their match with Spurs on Sunday.

A wannabe NFL player may have just broken a world record at the Combine

12′ 3″ is a very, very long way to jump.

Ireland take silver at modern pentathlon World Cup in Florida

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle made a late charge on Sunday.

Looking for meaty, bulky shoulders? Try this session

It won’t happen overnight though.

From TheJournal.ie Four police killed as Rio struggles to curb violence before Olympics Brazil

Four police killed as Rio struggles to curb violence before Olympics

The host city for the 2016 games is trying to wrestle back control of the streets from violent drug gangs.

Other - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Of Miracles and Men Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports Film of the Week: Of Miracles and Men

Grab the popcorn and settle in to enjoy this week’s pick.

It’s Sunday so here’s 9 of our favourite images from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

Running Police ensure Tokyo Marathon goes off peacefully amid security fears

Over 60 officers ran 10km each armed with anti-terrorist equipment.

Rio Ferdinand believes Fifa and Uefa have let football down over racism

The events of the past week have accentuated the failings to adequately address the issue in the sport.

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’

Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.

‘Silva is the best player in the Premier League’ – Dzeko

The Spaniard has been lauded by his team-mate after Man City recorded a 5-0 win over Newcastle yesterday.

Power ranking the 13 greatest sports movies ever

Ahead of tonight’s Oscars, we look at some of film’s greatest sporting moments.

Koeman believes Saints can reach the promised land but doesn’t want to talk about the C word

Southampton welcome Liverpool to St Mary’s this afternoon.

‘I have to get back out there and redeem myself at the Olympics’

Even this far out, Ciarán O’Lionaird has Rio on his mind.

Stormont transformed as 40,000 fans flock to Belfast’s staging of Crashed Ice

Parliament Buildings as you’ve never seen them before.

‘After the Olympics it felt like I was dropped & there was no way forward, no plan’

Olympic skier Conor Lyne on lack of funding, lack of sponsorship & the relentless struggle of keeping it all together.

A-Rod, the Don and the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring a look at football’s racism problem.

Carragher has some astute advice for Henderson – it’s the sporting tweets of the week

Plus, how to write a Ceefax match report and Stone Cold Steve Austin teases Wayne Rooney.

Other - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Adam Rooney’s 22nd & 23rd goals of the season send Aberdeen joint-top with Celtic

The former Ireland U21 international leads the goalscoring charts in Scotland after his double against St Mirren.

An invasion of France, fine dining at Bohs and more in our Comments of the Week

Also featuring romantic walks with swans in Glendalough.

It’s a big night ahead for Irish MMA as Chris Fields aims to seal a UFC deal

A win against Cheick Kone will move the Dubliner a step closer.

‘It was an offer I couldn’t refuse’ – The Irishman working with some of the world’s top cyclists

Nutritionist Barry Murray spends his days on the French Riviera.

From TheJournal.ie Heartbreaking: Image of injured Phillip Hughes wins prestigious prize DEVASTATING

Heartbreaking: Image of injured Phillip Hughes wins prestigious prize

Warning: Some readers might find the image disturbing.

Let’s party like it’s 2009! Mayweather v Pacquiao finally green-lit after six years of negotiations

A potential battle for immortality has descended into a glorified retirement package, writes Ronan Mullen.

Other - Friday 20 February, 2015