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# history-books - Thursday 14 September, 2017

The Hagler-Hearns war and 7 other middleweight classics Golovkin v Alvarez could match History Books This post contains videos

The Hagler-Hearns war and 7 other middleweight classics Golovkin v Alvarez could match

Saturday’s superfight could be the latest in a glorious middleweight canon.

# history-books - Monday 31 July, 2017

Swimming has a new superstar - and his name is Caeleb Dressel

American bagged his seventh gold on the final day of the World Swimming Championships in Budapest.

# history-books - Sunday 30 August, 2015

PGA golfer incredibly makes two holes-in-one in the same round at The Barclays History Books This post contains videos

PGA golfer incredibly makes two holes-in-one in the same round at The Barclays

Brian Harman’s achievement won two fans their mortgage paid for a year.

# history-books - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Farah recovers from last-lap stumble to claim record sixth consecutive 10,000m world title History Books This post contains videos

Farah recovers from last-lap stumble to claim record sixth consecutive 10,000m world title

The British runner took gold ahead of Geoffrey Kamworor and Paul Tanui at the Bird’s Nest.

# history-books - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Niamh Fahey becomes the first 1st Irish woman to win the FA Cup at Wembley

The Galway native played 90 minutes as the Blues saw off Notts County in front of a 30,000-strong crowd.

# history-books - Friday 15 August, 2014

20 signs you've had enough of watching 'Premiership Years' on TV for one summer

Yep, we’re more than ready for new football at this stage.

# history-books - Monday 9 December, 2013

There’s a new record for the longest field goal in NFL history

Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicked successfully from 64-yards last night.

# history-books - Thursday 21 November, 2013

No cigar: 7 times Ireland got within a mile of beating the All Blacks

Apart from these, New Zealand has been the land of the long, heavy defeat for Ireland.

# history-books - Friday 11 October, 2013

Germany v Ireland: 6 past meetings

It hasn’t always been doom and gloom for Ireland against Germany. Here’s a look back at the last 25 years.

# history-books - Thursday 26 September, 2013

56 years ago: Shamrock Rovers met the Busby Babes in Europe

It was the first time a League of Ireland team featured in the prestigious competition.

# history-books - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Rooney joins United’s 200 club, then snaps at post-match interviewer

The striker became the fourth player in the club’s history to reach the milestone in their 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen.

# history-books - Saturday 18 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin Read Me This post contains images

Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin

Jim Larkin is an iconic figure in Irish history, yet when I was in school the Lockout only received a minor mention on the history syllabus – we wanted to make him more accessible, says Rory McConville.

# history-books - Friday 5 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Carlow to try set Irish dancing world record today – and you’re invited World Record

Carlow to try set Irish dancing world record today – and you’re invited

The aim is to get in excess of 652 people to dance while holding hands in the centre of Carlow today.

# history-books - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Uncaged: Here come the girls UFC

Uncaged: Here come the girls

This weekend sees the UFC hold its first ever women’s fight with Ronda Rousey taking on Liz Carmouche.

# history-books - Monday 16 July, 2012

LeBron could match Jordan with gold in London

The Miami Heat plamaker wants to become the first NBA player since 1992 to win a title and Olympic medal in the same year while also being voted the NBA Finals and regular season MVP.

# history-books - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

14-year-old Zhang to become youngest US Open competitor

Paul Casey’s withdrawal means the Chinese teenager will take to the field at the Olympic Club.

# history-books - Monday 30 January, 2012

New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest pro tour winner at 14

The teenager enters the history books after her victory in the New South Wales Open.