# editors-picks - Monday 22 August, 2016
Disappointment in the boxing ring but, overall, Ireland’s athletes punched above their weight as chaos raged around them.
# editors-picks - Sunday 21 August, 2016
Revenge was sweet for Conor McGregor but he had to dig deeper than ever before in order to achieve it.
Brazil exorcise their World Cup demons and clinch first Olympic football gold on an unbearably tense night in the Maracanã.
# editors-picks - Saturday 20 August, 2016
The rematch takes place tonight in Las Vegas.
# editors-picks - Thursday 18 August, 2016
Waterford star set to end Ireland’s 84-year wait for an Olympic track sprint final.
# editors-picks - Wednesday 17 August, 2016
Conlan’s furious comments grab headlines as spotlight turns on more questionable judging decisions.
A silver lining for Annalise Murphy after the pain of London 2012.
# editors-picks - Tuesday 16 August, 2016
Ross Tucker and David Epstein speak to The42 ahead of the South African’s 800m title tilt.
Ireland’s nightmare week in the ring goes from bad to worse as champion crashes out.
# editors-picks - Monday 15 August, 2016
In an extract from his autobiography, John Kavanagh recalls Conor McGregor’s defeat to Nate Diaz.
# editors-picks - Sunday 14 August, 2016
Author and journalist David Goldlatt chats to The42 about the troubled past of sport’s biggest event.
Skibb coach Dominic Casey the mastermind behind Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul O’Donovan.
Evans extends his historic run to book place in the badminton knockout rounds.
After winning World and European gold in 2015, Michael Conlan tells The42 why he is now ready to achieve his boyhood dream in Rio.
“This is not a once-off. This is not a fluke. This is what we want to do every time.”
# editors-picks - Saturday 13 August, 2016
'Football is supposed to be entertainment and so is TV': Jeff Stelling on the iconic Soccer Saturday
The Sky Sports presenter on those statistics, Friday night football and his double-act with Chris Kamara.
# editors-picks - Friday 12 August, 2016
“My doping is training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise I’m crystal clean,” Olympic gold medalist Ayana said today after smashing the world record by 14 seconds.
Ireland’s RowBros are racking up admirers to go with their medals.
# editors-picks - Thursday 11 August, 2016
American teen superstar was effortlessly brilliant as she claimed the individual all-around title.
# editors-picks - Wednesday 10 August, 2016
American pair light up the pool on a night to remember in Rio de Janeiro.
# editors-picks - Monday 8 August, 2016
Weight comes back to haunt Ireland’s team captain as he crashes out in the last 16.
John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s head coach, writes exclusively for The42 ahead of UFC 202.
All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Waterford and Kilkenny’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final stalemate at Croke Park.
# editors-picks - Saturday 6 August, 2016
'One of their big worries is: how do I handle walking into the Olympic Village and seeing my heroes'
Niamh Fitzpatrick chats to The42 about working as Team Ireland’s sports psychologist.
# editors-picks - Wednesday 3 August, 2016
Football analyst Rob Carroll looks at how Mayo and Donegal can try to stop Tyrone and Dublin.
# editors-picks - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
'You want to go to college in September? You'll be going back with no hair but don't worry about that.'
Pat O’Leary was diagnosed with cancer while preparing for his Leaving Cert. 20 years later his leg was amputated. Now he’s going to be Ireland’s first paracanoeist.
# editors-picks - Thursday 28 July, 2016
The 22-year-old joins the province from the Stormers next month.
# editors-picks - Sunday 24 July, 2016
Twenty years on from being Ireland’s flag-bearer at the Olympics, the Galway native talks about his memories from Atlanta, his early retirement from boxing, and the portrayal of Tyson Fury.
# editors-picks - Monday 18 July, 2016
GAA analyst Rob Carroll talks us through a tactically-absorbing Ulster SFC final.
# editors-picks - Saturday 9 July, 2016
'I was 29, I was supposedly going to be in my prime and all of a sudden my career was being taken away'
Former Ireland international Stephen Elliott discusses his career as he faces a new challenge with League of Ireland side Shelbourne.
# editors-picks - Thursday 7 July, 2016
# editors-picks - Saturday 2 July, 2016
It’s four years since David Gillick retired from professional athletics. Next week he will represent Ireland at the European Championships. This is his journey back from depression.
# editors-picks - Monday 27 June, 2016
The man from Monasterevin who became the world’s best player.
# editors-picks - Sunday 26 June, 2016
Gillingham’s John Egan has played alongside Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick in various underage teams.
# editors-picks - Tuesday 21 June, 2016
The exclusive first extract from ‘Win or Learn’, John Kavanagh’s autobiography, which is released this week.
# editors-picks - Friday 17 June, 2016
Irish football fans aren’t perfect but don’t underestimate the power of goodwill, writes John O’Sullivan.
Dominic Foley spent seven years of his career in Belgium.
Tommy Martin channels his inner Craig David to reflect on a hectic opening week at the Euros.
# editors-picks - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
The team didn’t fully embrace the system while certain players seemed uncomfortable with new responsibilities.
Johne Murphy joined Murray Kinsella to look back on an historic weekend for Irish rugby.