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Other - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'I had to look after this puppy when I could barely look after myself' Journey This post contains videos

'I had to look after this puppy when I could barely look after myself'

Irish Alpine skier Kirsty McGarry chats to The42 about representing Ireland twice at the Winter Olympics and the difficult aftermath.

Other - Saturday 17 February, 2018

George Groves suffers suspected dislocated shoulder but successfully defends title against Chris Eubank Jr

The judges scored the fight 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 for a unanimous decision.

Rondon stunner in vain as Baggies drop out of FA Cup following taxi debacle

Salomon Rondon’s stunning volley proved in vain for West Brom as they fell out of the FA Cup fifth round with a 2-1 loss to Southampton.

Goffin forced to retire from Rotterdam semi following freak eye injury

The first semi-final at the Rotterdam Open was cut short when David Goffin was hit in the face by the ball and suffered an eye injury.

Beer company buys sled for Jamaican bobsledders after departing coach took their other one home

The ‘Mr Cool Bolt’ sled that the Jamaican bobsleigh team had been renting now belongs to them, thanks to a generous offer from Red Stripe.

American star Lindsey Vonn misses podium in Olympic return as Ledecka claims shock win

Lindsey Vonn made her Pyeongchang debut on Saturday but she took a back seat to Czech Ester Ledecka, who stunned the field.

Other - Friday 16 February, 2018

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'I capsized twice in six hours... all I knew was my head got smashed against the side of the cabin' Resilient This post contains videos

'I capsized twice in six hours... all I knew was my head got smashed against the side of the cabin'

The low points stand out as the most vivid memories for Damian Browne after he completed his epic 4,800-kilometre row.

After 64 days at sea ex-Connacht and Leinster lock Browne completes epic row across Atlantic

‘Without a doubt this is the toughest challenge I have ever taken on,’ said Browne after embracing his parents, brother and sister in Antigua.

The biggest favourite at the 2018 Winter Olympics failed to defend her title

In the end, Mikaela Shiffrin didn’t even win a medal.

Ireland's Thomas Westgaard finishes strong in cross-country skiing

Westgaard pushed from 74th to finish 63rd in Pyeongchang, while Ireland’s Alpine racers claimed top 50 spots.

Other - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win Unimpressed This post contains videos

Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win

The recently crowned Australian Open champion won 7-5, 6-1 against Monica Niculescu.

Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death'

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has spoken out about the Florida shooting.

Ireland's Dan Martin edged out in sprint finish at the Volta ao Algarve Cycling This post contains videos

Ireland's Dan Martin edged out in sprint finish at the Volta ao Algarve

Martin is making his debut for UAE Team Emirates this week.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018 This post contains videos

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics

The American skiier has her sights set on multiple Olympic titles.

'It's got bad juju' – Johnson not returning to same Augusta house

After hurting his back at the Masters last year, DJ said he would not be returning to the same rental house.

Kevin Durant scores 50 and the Warriors still lose to Trail Blazers Kd Bangs This post contains videos

Kevin Durant scores 50 and the Warriors still lose to Trail Blazers

Meanwhile, ex-Celtics Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Thomas talked their way to ejections.

Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home

Not ideal preparation for the Olympics.

Ireland's Tess Arbez 50th in Olympic Giant Slalom, Pat McMillan 52nd in Downhill

Both athletes have another event ahead of them tomorrow in Pyeongchang.

'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete

Conor Lyne was flag-bearer at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.

Other - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'I wouldn't have minded a quiet couple of days': McIlroy on playing with Woods

The pair tee it up together at the Genesis Open on Thursday.

Roger Federer is set to become the oldest world number one in tennis history

The 36-year-old cruised through his Rotterdam Open first round game earlier.

'This is Groves' last hurrah before he sails off into retirement, so I’m going to help him buy his boat'

Chris Eubank believes he will retire WBA World super-middleweight champion George Groves this Saturday.

Golfer Bill Haas injured in fatal car crash

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. World number 67 Haas has since been released from hospital.

Froome dismisses 'misinformed' calls for his suspension, begins first race since failed drug test

‘This was meant to have been a confidential process, but we are doing our best to get this resolved now,” says the Team Sky cyclist.

16-year-old Japanese snowboarder suffers frightening fall in men's halfpipe final

Yuto Totsuka was taken to hospital but did not suffer any head or neck trauma, a team spokesperson later confirmed.

Irish Olympic rower Claire Lambe announces retirement at the age of 27

Herself and Sinead Lynch made history by reaching the lightweight women’s double sculls final in Rio.

Winter Olympics gold medallist dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'gossip'

Snowboarder Shaun White reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement last year with Lena Zawaideh.

Other - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

The intense turn that created a scary luge crash has become the most feared section of the Olympics

The curve is a 45-degree turn that turns athletes to the right before making them adjust to the left coming out of it.

Tiger to play with Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas in Riviera return

All eyes on this group.

One of Willie Mullins' injured stars set to make a comeback just weeks before Cheltenham

Douvan has been declared for Saturday’s Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park.

Heartbreak as GB star Elise Christie crashes out in dramatic speed skating final Pyeongchang 2018 This post contains videos

Heartbreak as GB star Elise Christie crashes out in dramatic speed skating final

500m gold went to Italy’s Arianna Fontana, the runner-up in Sochi four years ago.

'I'm very happy with that' - Ireland's Westgaard finishes 62nd at Winter Olympics

The Norway-born athlete, whose mother hails from Galway, secured a time of three minutes and 29.6 seconds.

American prodigy melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold Take A Bow This post contains videos

American prodigy melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

Chloe Kim had been assured of victory before her pulsating final run.

Mixed emotions for Ireland's Seamus O'Connor as he goes within touching distance of Olympic final

Meanwhile, skier Pat McMillan placed 61st overall on his debut in the competition.

From TheJournal.ie Journalist apologises for saying Dutch excel at Winter Olympics as skating is 'important mode of transport' Katie Couric

Journalist apologises for saying Dutch excel at Winter Olympics as skating is 'important mode of transport'

Katie Couric made the comments during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday.

Other - Monday 12 February, 2018

'Kremlin wants me to stop talking' - Star of Netflix documentary living in fear of Putin in the US Icarus This post contains videos

'Kremlin wants me to stop talking' - Star of Netflix documentary living in fear of Putin in the US

Wearing a disguise, Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has given an interview to apologise for his role in the doping scandal.