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Other - Today’s News

Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement

The 37-year-old Spaniard has 32 Grand Prix wins to his name in 17 seasons.

'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality' Dream Come True This post contains videos

'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality'

One of the stars of Ireland’s historic World Cup silver medal-winning squad, Chloe Watkins, visited The42 HQ this afternoon.

'You should have seen the look on the players' faces': Cricket Ireland open new €700,000 training centre

The first phase of the project is complete, but the big piece of the jigsaw remains the development of a national stadium.

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Woods winning a 15th major would be 'the greatest comeback in sport' – Faldo

“I didn’t think he had a hope in hell of winning another major… and now you have to say he does.”

Other - Yesterday’s News

Melo joins the Houston Rockets after woeful OKC season NBA

Melo joins the Houston Rockets after woeful OKC season

The former Knicks star had a torrid time in OKC and gets to Houston via a brief connection with Atlanta.

Irish trio reach finals as European Para Swimming Champs open in Dublin

Europe’s best are in Ireland this week.

From TheJournal.ie Wrestling legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away aged 63 Hart Foundation

Wrestling legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away aged 63

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) confirmed the news in a statement today.

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday

Wilder and former champion Fury are expected to clash this winter.

Bjorn Borg's 15-year-old son won another Swedish junior title yesterday

Leo Borg looks on course to follow his father’s footsteps into the pro ranks.

Former women's boxing champion claims she used PEDs for about 20 of her professional fights

Mia St. John held a world title in 2012 and claims she used a host of PEDs for almost a third of her bouts.

Furyk confirms first eight on US Ryder Cup team, Tiger will have to push for captain's pick

Furyk has seven of the last 10 Major winners in his team to take on Europe in Paris in September.

Hockey the big winner as breakdown of additional €1.5 million funding revealed

17 national sporting bodies to benefit from injection of funding ahead of 2020 Olympics.

'I'm in uncharted territory': Tiger Woods savours his second-place finish

Woods finished two shots behind PGA Championship winner Brooks Koepka.

Brilliant Koepka holds Tiger at bay to win PGA Championship at Bellerive

Ireland’s Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 12th, eight shots behind Koepka.

Tiger delivers one of the great Sunday finishes but comes up just short of his 15th Major Big Cat This post contains videos

Tiger delivers one of the great Sunday finishes but comes up just short of his 15th Major

Woods treats golf fans to a sensational 64 – but it’s not enough to deny Brooks Koepka his third Major.

Other - Sunday 12 August, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

As it happened: PGA Championship, final round

As Shane Lowry bids to win his first career Major, we’re following all the final round action from Bellerive Country Club.

One lap to go! Embarrassment as Salpeter denied women's 5,000m medal after early celebration Bizarre This post contains videos

One lap to go! Embarrassment as Salpeter denied women's 5,000m medal after early celebration

Lornah Chemtai Salpeter thought she had won silver, but had another lap to go in Berlin.

Bitter disappointment for Ciara Mageean after brave 1500m run comes up just short

Team GB’s Laura Muir takes gold in a time of 4:02.32.

Oh so close! Ireland's relay team set national record but miss out on final by 0.06 seconds Berlin 2018 This post contains videos

Oh so close! Ireland's relay team set national record but miss out on final by 0.06 seconds

A brilliant performance by the Irish quartet leaves grounds for optimism going forward.

'There is so much more to come, I can promise you that. My eyes are set on the world title'

The world is at the feet of 19-year-old gymnast Rhys McClenaghan.

Teenager Rhys McClenaghan wins gymnastics gold for Ireland at European Championships

The 19-year-old has won Ireland’s first gymnastics medal at the European Championships.

Top 20 finishes for two Irish athletes in European Championship marathon

The Irish men took sixth place overall, while Lizzie Lee led the charge for the women’s team.

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Why Man United vetoed Jose Mourinho’s transfer wishlist and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how eating disorders are a ‘real issue’ among males.

'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin Swimming This post contains videos

'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin

The National Aquatic Centre welcomes over 500 athletes from 40 countries this week.

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight 5-0

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight

The 19-year-old enjoyed a decent learning fight overnight in Tinsel Town.

Other - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Shane Lowry four shots off leader Koepka ahead of Major Sunday

Lowry is in good company on -8, with Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas also in the hunt.

Norway's teenage superstar Ingebrigtsen edges out brother to complete European double

17-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen added the 5000m title to the 1500m gold he won yesterday.

Asher-Smith dominates 200m to deliver superb sprint double Das Double This post contains videos

Asher-Smith dominates 200m to deliver superb sprint double

The 22-year-old looked untouchable as she powered clear of Dafne Schippers.

Finn shines as U18s grab Ireland's first ever Div A win to keep survival hopes alive

Bosnia-Herzegovina will battle Ireland’s U18 women tomorrow with Division A status on the line.

Cam Newton had a tense pre-match reunion with former team-mate who criticised him Camaraderie This post contains videos

Cam Newton had a tense pre-match reunion with former team-mate who criticised him

This is about as much bad blood as you’ll see in pre-season.

Sweet 64 leaves Lowry just three back in PGA Championship

The Offaly man maintained his form despite the weather delays in St Louis.

Tour de France winner admitted to psychiatric hospital after allegedly assaulting prostitute

44-year-old former cycling star Jan Ullrich was earlier Friday released on bail.

'I'm spent' - Conor Nash earns praise on winning AFL debut for Hawks

And there was an Irish contingent on the Geelong side too.

'When I hit the board, I thought it was about time the tricolour was raised above the podium'

Relief was the overriding emotion for Shane Ryan as he won bronze for Ireland in the pool this week, and he’s now hoping to push on towards Tokyo 2020.

Irish fans can watch teen sensation Aaron McKenna's fifth pro fight in Hollywood tonight

The teenage ‘Silencer”s ascent to stardom continues live on Facebook in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

'We don't often get the chance to shine': The goalkeeping coach behind Ireland's World Cup hero

Nigel Henderson speaks to The42 about working with goalkeeper of the Hockey World Cup Ayeisha McFerran.

'Sh**'s getting real' for TJ Doheny as he unassumingly seeks Irish sporting greatness in Tokyo

Away from the spotlight and thousands of miles away from his homeland, TJ Doheny has carved a chance at Irish sporting immortality.

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