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# longevity - Monday 22 June, 2020

The most experienced Irishman in the English Football League has retired

Wicklow’s Barry Roche played 619 times while representing Nottingham Forest, Chesterfield and Morecambe.

# longevity - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Tyson Fury plans to emulate Klitschko by dominating heavyweight division until 40

‘Why walk away when I’m still young?’ says the undefeated 31-year-old.

# longevity - Friday 28 February, 2020

'The ability to think earns you time': Cullen backs Sexton, comparing him with Brady and Federer

The Leinster head coach sees no reason to lose faith in Ireland’s 34-year-old out-half.

# longevity - Monday 28 January, 2019

'I'm in control of my own life now': Peter Stringer enjoying his own brand of freedom in retirement

A fitness fanatic, Stringer felt stronger and fitter when he retired at 40 than when he turned professional.

# longevity - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Pochettino: My wish is to be at Tottenham for 20 years

The Spurs boss thinks he would like two decades at the club but first wants to seek Arsene Wenger’s advice.

# longevity - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'If you had said that I'd still be Arsenal's record appearance holder, I’d probably have had you locked up'

Ex-Ireland defender David O’Leary looks back on his two decades at the North London club.

# longevity - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Wales' most capped player agrees terms for 14th season with the Blues

Gethin Jenkins is playing on for another year at least.

# longevity - Monday 12 February, 2018

Analysis: Rob Kearney shows why Joe Schmidt remains his number one fan

The Leinster fullback has provided important composure and solidity in Ireland’s 15 shirt.

# longevity - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Gavin's reign with Dubs could last as long as Cody's in Kilkenny - Shanley

He’s got the hat game going and all.

# longevity - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Pound-for-pound champion Mighty Mouse out to make history at UFC 215

Amanda Nunes will also defend her bantamweight belt against Valentina Shevchenko in the co-main event.

# longevity - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

36-year-old Rougerie to extend his Clermont career into 19th season

Age has proved to be no barrier for the former France centre.

# longevity - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From The secrets to long life from some of the oldest people in the world Eat Cookies

The secrets to long life from some of the oldest people in the world

What you put into your body has a big impact on longevity, it seems.

# longevity - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Conversation with O'Neill persuaded O'Shea to continue his international career

The 35-year-old currently has a year left on his Sunderland contract.

# longevity - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Isa Nacewa still feeling fresh at 34 and credits that to his 2-year break

The Aucklander his hoping the influence of the ‘exceptional’ Graham Henry can give Leinster and edge in his second year back after retirement.

# longevity - Monday 23 May, 2016

Another medal under his belt, Evra extends Juve contract beyond his 37th birthday

The French fullback has done pretty well for himself since leaving Manchester United on a free transfer.

# longevity - Monday 28 March, 2016

Iker Casillas became the joint most capped European player of all time last night

The Spanish goalkeeper kept a clean sheet against Romania in his record-equaling 166th national team appearance.

# longevity - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Mayo star Staunton prolongs career into 22nd season to help team-mates win All-Ireland

The Carnacon sharpshooter on her longevity and finding the motivation to play into a 22nd season.

# longevity - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Italy's Bergamasco in line to equal record by featuring in 5th Rugby World Cup

Italy are still without Sergio Parisse and they’ll meet a Canada side showing six changes from the loss to Ireland.

# longevity - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From Can spicy food really help you live longer? Here's what the experts are saying Curry It Up

Can spicy food really help you live longer? Here's what the experts are saying

Any excuse for a takeaway.

# longevity - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From The world's oldest person has died at the age of 116 Life Less Ordinary

The world's oldest person has died at the age of 116

Jeralean Talley was born in Montrose, Georgia on 23 May 1899.

# longevity - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The Queen is now the world's oldest monarch Longevity

The Queen is now the world's oldest monarch

This comes after the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

# longevity - Monday 18 August, 2014

Here's why Carmelo Anthony has decided to lose so much weight

LeBron James has probably shed the excess muscle for the same reasons.

# longevity - Saturday 5 July, 2014

'I don’t walk away from things' - Dubs' camogie captain Louise O'Hara

The 35-year-old is back for another All-Ireland with Dublin, despite her busy life in charge of two crèches.

# longevity - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From Column: Let's change the language we use about older age Longevity

Column: Let's change the language we use about older age

A sharp contrast exists between public and private representations of ageing – and the reality of later life is often misrepresented, writes Prof Thomas Scharf.

# longevity - Monday 9 September, 2013

Serena Williams ‘feels the love’ on the way to another US Open

14 years after winning her first Grand Slam at Flushing Meadows, the American fought off Victoria Azarenka to take her fifth.

# longevity - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From Mental performance of people aged in their nineties 'improving' Ageing

Mental performance of people aged in their nineties 'improving'

Human beings are not only living longer, but are also enjoying a better quality of cognitive abilities into older age, a new study into mental performance in the elderly has found.

# longevity - Saturday 25 May, 2013

'You can't just stop': The science behind the decision to retire (or keep going)

One of the world’s leading experts in sports medicine explains the intricacies of what it really means to ‘call time’.

# longevity - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Bad news, Hugo: Friedel agrees new Spurs deal

The 41-year-old goalkeeper has extended his contract until 2014.

# longevity - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish all to live to 100; John Waters outraged for men (again); Ireland’s election to Human Rights Council ‘not a joke’.

# longevity - Sunday 15 July, 2012

From These are the surprising things that can help you live longer Longevity

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer

Here’s what the scientists say…

# longevity - Friday 10 February, 2012

Ain't no stopping him: Ryan Giggs signs one-year extension

The 38-year-old Manchester United veteran will play in his 23rd season after a deal was confirmed today.

# longevity - Monday 26 December, 2011

Fergie set to offer Giggs another year at Man United

The Welsh midfielder could still be featuring for United after celebrating his 39th birthday next November.

# longevity - Thursday 21 April, 2011

From Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.