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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 6 March, 2015

Other - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Lance Armstrong fined €210 and avoids court over car crash

The cyclist has entered a guilty plea to diminished charges in relation to a driving incident.

‘Crash ball to Kevin Maggs’ and the Ginger Pele: 8 cult heroes who make us happy to be Irish

They might not have been the best, but they all entertained us.

AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup

It’s 10/1 if you fancy the champ to bow out with a third Gold Cup.

What are ‘side stitches’ and how can I get rid of them?

Do you cramp up after a few kilometres?

Other - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Asafa Powell pulls up in warm-up, forced to withdraw from Athlone race

AIT had previously defended its decision to invite Powell after the Jamaican was found guilty of doping in 2013.

Still no Dublin date set but the UFC remain hopeful of a return in 2015

“It goes without saying we would like to return to Dublin soon.”

UTV Ireland confirm they will broadcast Carl Frampton’s world title defence

UTV Ireland confirm they will broadcast Carl Frampton’s world title defence

The Belfast boxer takes on Chris Avalos on 28 February.

We’ll Leave It There So: Clarke is Ryder Cup captain, Keano and Fergie reunited and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, the other Keane (Robbie) was in Dublin ahead of LA Galaxy’s friendly with Shamrock Rovers.

Stone Cold Steve Austin tells Wayne Rooney to ‘embrace the baldness’

Bad News Barrett wants to team up with Preston’s Kevin Davies to take on the United striker at Wrestlemania.

No one can believe WWE chief Vince McMahon is 69 years old

“Everything’s better when you’re in shape. Food tastes better. Sex is better. Even breathing is easier.”

Darren Clarke will captain Europe at the 2016 Ryder Cup

Clarke “extremely proud” to be asked to lead Europe’s bid for a fourth straight win in the match.

UFC legend Chuck Liddell made a right mess of this interview about drugs in MMA

The UFC’s Vice President of Business Development didn’t do his research for this one.

An NFL player could lose his lucrative contract if he fights his UFC champion brother… for charity

New England Patriots’ Chandler Jones could be in breach of contract if he fights UFC champion brother Jon, as planned.

Other - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Sergio Garcia and Ernie Els to join Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy at the Irish Open

The world number one continues to attract big names to his event.

Proper, O’Lionaird and English all hoping to shine at National Indoors this weekend

Athlone will play host to the National Indoor Championships on 21-22 February.

We’ll Leave It There So: Munster’s Varley retires, Keano’s back on the box and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news on more big names for the 2015 Irish Open.

Jackie Tyrell is to get a taste for Major League Baseball with the Miami Marlins

But Kilkenny fans need not worry. He’ll be back again.

Windies win further evidence Ireland aren’t prepared to bow to the established order

This side aren’t afraid to go against the tide in order to receive greater recognition.

Other - Monday 16 February, 2015

Mayweather: Reports of a fight with Pacquiao have ‘just been speculation and rumours’

Talk of a bout being agreed for May in Las Vegas is premature, it would appear.

West Indies star fined after dropping a very audible C bomb during Ireland defeat

Darren Sammy and Ireland’s John Mooney have been fined by the ICC.

We’ll Leave It There So: Stunning win for Ireland’s cricketers, ROG’s Late Late faux pas and all today’s sport

In addition, Ireland international Andy Keogh has been arrested while DJ Carey’s IT Carlow have been thrown out of the Fitzgibbon Cup.

Hopefully Lance has $10 million lying around because that’s what his lies have just cost him

The disgraced cyclist has to pay back bonuses given to him during his career.

Where does today’s West Indies win rank in Ireland’s greatest World Cup victories?

The Boys in Green cemented their reputation as giant-killers earlier.

Dream start for Ireland at the Cricket World Cup… but what happens now?

Ireland shocked the West Indies and here’s what it all means.

Here’s an incredible stat about Ireland’s heroics at the Cricket World Cup

Ain’t no target too high for this Irish team.

From TheJournal.ie Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it’s a great game altogether What A Belter

Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it’s a great game altogether

The North’s Deputy First Minister surprised many with a radio appearance this morning to talk exclusively about the sport, and Ireland’s overnight win.

‘I don’t have sympathy for my opponents. It’s not in me’ – Phil Simmons

Nelson win was as good an Irish performance as coach Phil Simmons has ever seen.

This NBA player’s new dribble move has the basketball world baffled NBA

This NBA player’s new dribble move has the basketball world baffled

Think the Sean Cavanagh fake solo on hardwood.

In pictures: While you were asleep there was an Irish party in Nelson

Ireland’s cricketers pulled off another incredible win as they beat West Indies in the World Cup.

Ireland open World Cup campaign by toppling West Indies

Phil Simmons’ side chased down 305 to beat the two-time World Cup winners.

Other - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Ireland out to gatecrash the World Cup party once again

Phil Simmons’ side open their campaign against West Indies tonight.

It’s Sunday so here’s 7 of our favourite sports pictures from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

Will there be a better catch at this year’s Cricket World Cup?

What an effort from Zimbabwe’s Craig Ervine