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Other - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Patrick's Hill to Paris: The incredible story of Kelly, Roche and Irish cycling's golden era

Barry Ryan has written the definitive account.

Other - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Controversy as Joshua retains world heavyweight titles against warrior Takam

Takam says he wants a rematch.

Katie Taylor dominates Anahi Sanchez to win her first world title as a professional

Katie Taylor is champion of the world.

Controversial VAR-aided red card helps table-toppers Bayern see off Leipzig

Bayern Munich have gone top of the Bundesliga after a comfortable 2-0 win over 10-man RB Leipzig at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.

Hazard winner gives Conte timely boost as Chelsea move into top four

Chelsea moved back into the top four of the Premier League by securing a relatively comfortable victory over Bournemouth.


Aidan O'Brien breaks world record for Grade One victories

Saxon Warrior gave the Irish trainer his 26th win of the year.

'Maybe when she becomes world champion, she might find problems down the line'

Katie Taylor is looking to follow in the footsteps of Christina McMahon and Deirdre Gogarty and win a professional world title.

Imperious Johnson powers into six shot lead as Dunne soars again

And in America, Seamus Power is just two shots off the lead at the Sanderson Farms Championship.

Running scared through 26.2 painstaking miles all for one moment of fleeting glory

The42′s Ryan Bailey is one of 20,000 people running the Dublin City Marathon on Sunday, hoping all the training pays off on the most extraordinary sporting day in the capital.

Houston's Gurriel apologises for apparent racist gesture as Astros beat Dodgers

Astros beat the Dodgers to grab a 2-1 World Series lead last night.

Other - Friday 27 October, 2017

Anthony Joshua hopes Africa calls after Carlos Takam bout

Britain’s world heavyweight champion has his eyes set on a fight in Nigeria.

Sanchez misses weight on second attempt but world title bout with Taylor goes ahead

Only Katie Taylor can win the WBA World lightweight title tomorrow night.

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Manchester City unbeaten all season? Forget about it, says Guardiola

The Blues’ manager believes the plaudits his team received before falling away in 2016-17 serve as a cautionary tale for the current campaign.

'Katie Taylor will win her world title in 6-8 rounds' - Andy Lee

The former WBO middleweight title holder joined us on Close Calls to discuss the bout.

Dates for Ireland's historic first Test match confirmed

Ireland will host Pakistan next May.

US teenager wins golf tournament but is denied trophy because she is female

A Massachusetts ruling stated that girls could compete as part of a team, but not as individuals.

Horror hit on Joe Flacco overshadows Ravens' rout of Dolphins NFL This post contains videos

Horror hit on Joe Flacco overshadows Ravens' rout of Dolphins

The blow sent Flacco’s helmet flying and triggered a melee involving players of both sides.

Katie Taylor preparing for 'rough and rugged' battle in title fight

Taylor faces Anahi Esther Sanchez this weekend in her quest to claim the WBA lightweight title.

Are you one of the 20,000 doing Sunday's Dublin City Marathon? Here are 26.2 tips to help prepare

Do NOT forget the Vaseline at the start line!

Other - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Tennis great Martina Hingis retires for third time with over 20 titles

She had five Grand Slam singles titles to her name when she first retired in 2003.

'It will be a dark and rainy night for Katie': Sanchez vows to destroy Taylor's title dream

Anahi Esther Sanchez defends her WBA World lightweight title against Katie Taylor on Saturday.

Gary Murray out of coma and 'recovering well' three weeks after fight with Paddy Gallagher

The Glaswegian was put in a medically-induced coma following his bout with Belfast’s Gallagher on 6 October.

British Olympian Muhammad Ali facing lengthy ban after testing positive for a steroid

The 21-year-old Yorkshireman has been provisionally suspended after failing a test in April.

'Beyond physical strength and mental toughness': Running 246km in 36 hours at the Spartathlon

Ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes looks at one of the world’s toughest endurance races.

'Sanchez is a good champion and that’s what Katie wanted - a real challenge'

Near sell-out crowd of between 70-80,000 expected in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.

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Stunning Astros comeback levels World Series in LA

George Springer jacked a two-run home run in the 11th inning to help the Houston Astros win an epic.

Other - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'We have to pay €550 to play for our country and in a World Cup year still don't have a sponsor'

Hockey Ireland has been unable to put solid preparation plans in place for next year’s tournament as they search for commercial partners.

'It's a bit more nerve-racking but these are the kind of fights that I dream of'

Katie Taylor is relishing her World title shot in Cardiff this weekend.

European 5000m champion arrested in doping raid

Ilias Fifa was arrested in Barcelona on Wednesday as part of a probe, sources of the investigation confirmed.

Fayonagh, last season's Champion Bumper winner, suffers fatal injury RIP

Fayonagh, last season's Champion Bumper winner, suffers fatal injury

Trainer Gordon Elliot has paid tribute to the six-year-old daughter of Kalanisi.

The 22 contenders for eir Sport Sports Book of the Year - including The42's debut

It is the third year of the prize, which was won by ‘What Do You Think of That’ by Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy in 2016.

Here are the 7 sports books shortlisted for the William Hill prize

The choices, which have been whittled down from a longlist of 16, also include Centaur, the memoir of jockey Declan Murphy.

LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls Ballin' This post contains videos

LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls

Tyronn Lue made some tweaks to his new look Cavs team.

Dodgers scorch into World Series lead in gruelling heatwave-hit opener

Field temperatures reached 39 degrees in LA last night.

Other - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

World Series preview: Little to separate Dodgers and Astros ahead of Game 1

The Dodgers and Astros will start their World Series match-up tonight.

WATCH: An important lesson about learning the route ahead of the Dublin City Marathon

An unheralded Italian runner won after the race leaders took a wrong turn.

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules

The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.

Wentz soars as Eagles claim impressive win over Washington

The Philadelphia Eagles improved to 6-1 this season..

Other - Monday 23 October, 2017

European Tour introduces the Shot Clock Masters to combat slow play

The new tournament, which will also feature entrance music for players and celebrity hosts, is set to take place in Austria next June.