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Other - Thursday 26 October, 2017

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.

Stunning Astros comeback levels World Series in LA Boy George This post contains videos

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.

Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s

Doctor Xue Yinxian says all medals won during the period should be handed back.

Patriots dominate Falcons in Super Bowl rematch

Tom Brady helped the New England Patriots to a comfortable win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Other - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Hamilton on verge of world title after winning US Grand Prix

The 32-year-old Mercedes driver recorded his ninth win of the year.

Garcia edges out Luiten for another Valderrama victory in Andalucia

Joost Luiten put up a superb fight on Sunday, but he could not prevent Sergio Garcia claiming another European Tour title at Valderrama.

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.

'117-110 was a disgrace. I thought Ormond won': Hearn wants rematch after Hyland decision

Paul Hyland Jr won a contentious points decision over Stephen Ormond in an enthralling all-Irish affair in Belfast.

Cowboy Cerrone suffers crushing defeat to Darren Till at UFC event in Gdansk UFC

Astros down Yankees, set World Series clash with Dodgers

Houston won the loser-leaves-town final game of the series.

Curry, Durant both ejected in final minute of Warriors' loss to Grizzlies NBA

Curry, Durant both ejected in final minute of Warriors' loss to Grizzlies

Steph Curry threw his mouthguard at an official.

Other - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Ryan Burnett overcomes old pal in gruelling encounter to become unified world champion

Burnett beat former gym-mate Zhanat Zhakiyanov via unanimous decision in Belfast.

Napoli's 100% Serie A record has finally come to an end

Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic denied the Serie A leaders a ninth straight league win.

Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien makes history at Ascot

He drew level with Bobby Frankel’s record of 25 Group One winners in a year.

After seven successive defeats Australia claim long-awaited win over All Blacks

New Zealand were denied a Bledisloe Cup clean sweep in Brisbane, where Australia outscored them by three tries to two.

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships" Success This post contains videos

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships"

Irish taekwondo star Sarah Lehane chats to The42 about becoming a world champion.

Other - Friday 20 October, 2017

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Cork's Ciaran Sheehan won't be offered a new AFL contract by Carlton

The dual Eire Og star has endured a torrid time with injuries in Melbourne.

Dodgers demolish Cubs to reach first World Series since '88 MLB

Dodgers demolish Cubs to reach first World Series since '88

The Cubs’ dream of a second straight World Series after a 108-year drought was crushed by an 11-1 trouncing.

Carr and the Raiders hold nerve to hit last-gasp touchdown for one-point win over Chiefs Not In Kansas Any More This post contains videos

Carr and the Raiders hold nerve to hit last-gasp touchdown for one-point win over Chiefs

A dramatic finish came long after Marshawn Lynch was sent off for man-handling a referee.

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers NBA This post contains videos

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers

Patrick Beverley took particular delight in welcoming Lonzo’s “little young ass to the NBA”.

Other - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan lets stage invader attempt to pot the black Unexpected Guest This post contains videos

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan lets stage invader attempt to pot the black

The snooker star allowed a member of the audience take over at the English Open today.

Get your skates on! The first trailer for Margot Robbie's Tonya Harding movie is here You're As Cold As Ice This post contains videos

Get your skates on! The first trailer for Margot Robbie's Tonya Harding movie is here

‘America, they want someone to love. But they want someone to hate.’

Ricky Hatton plotting against Irish 'buddy' Burnett for Saturday's title unification bout in Belfast

In a first ever world title unification on Irish soil, former gym-mates Ryan Burnett and Zhanat Zhakiyanov will put their belts on the line in Belfast.