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Girmay withdraws from Giro after champagne cork mishap
# Eye-popping
# Eye-popping

Girmay withdraws from Giro after champagne cork mishap

1 hour ago 2,477 Views 0 Comments

Girmay yesterday became the first black African to win a stage of a Grand Tour and then injured his eye when popping the celebratory champagne.

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol
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# Ivan Kuliak

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol

2 hours ago 9,899 Views 8 Comments

The Z symbol has gone from a marking on Russian military vehicles to a pro-war symbol.

Other - Yesterday’s News

History-making Girmay taken to hospital as champagne cork mars Giro win
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

History-making Girmay taken to hospital as champagne cork mars Giro win

17 hours ago 5,381 Views 3 Comments

He is the first Black African to win a stage on any of the three grand tours.

Rory McIlroy hoping relaxed approach pays dividends at US PGA Championship
# Southern Comfort
# Southern Comfort

Rory McIlroy hoping relaxed approach pays dividends at US PGA Championship

18 hours ago 2,562 Views 2 Comments

McIlroy did his research via videos posted online before travelling to Oklahoma on Monday.

Other - Monday 16 May, 2022

Coleen Rooney finishes evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial
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# Wagatha Christie

Coleen Rooney finishes evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial

Updated Mon 7:27 PM 50,888 Views 0 Comments

Mrs Rooney was asked about the aftermath of her ‘reveal’ post and Rebekah Vardy’s response.

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government
# Ultimatum
# Ultimatum

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government

Updated Mon 6:52 PM 18,131 Views 3 Comments

The IABA have since released a statement in response to Minister Chambers’ comments on RTÉ Radio One earlier today.

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland
# Into The History Books
# Into The History Books

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland

Mon 4:34 PM 15,440 Views 8 Comments

It’s only the second time – after a certain Katie Taylor and Kellie Harrington in 2016 – that Ireland have had multiple medallists at the Women’s Worlds.

Mavs and Celtics advance as defending champions Bucks and Suns exit NBA playoffs
# Wrap
# Wrap

Mavs and Celtics advance as defending champions Bucks and Suns exit NBA playoffs

Mon 10:09 AM 2,543 Views 0 Comments

Luka Doncic led a stunning Dallas Mavericks rout of the top-seeded Phoenix Sun.

Teenage sensation Adeleke breaks another Irish record Stateside
# Talent
# Talent

Teenage sensation Adeleke breaks another Irish record Stateside

Mon 8:25 AM 9,591 Views 6 Comments

The 19-year-old clocked 50.70 in her outdoor debut over 400m.

Other - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Williams sparks Celtics as Bucks dumped out of NBA playoffs
# NBA
# NBA

Williams sparks Celtics as Bucks dumped out of NBA playoffs

Sun 11:39 PM 4,487 Views 2 Comments

Tatum also scored 23 points as Boston advanced to a conference finals showdown with the Miami Heat.

Aussie Hindley wins Giro mountain battle as Yates wilts
# Cycling
# Cycling

Aussie Hindley wins Giro mountain battle as Yates wilts

Sun 5:12 PM 2,359 Views 4 Comments

Spain’s Juan Pedro Lopez holds the pink jersey after the ninth stage of the Giro D’Italia.

Djokovic beats Tsitsipas to claim sixth Italian Open title
# Straight Sets
# Straight Sets

Djokovic beats Tsitsipas to claim sixth Italian Open title

Sun 5:11 PM 2,470 Views 1 Comment

The 34-year-old won his first tournament of the season.

Former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds dies in Queensland car crash
# RIP
# RIP

Former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds dies in Queensland car crash

Sun 9:19 AM 8,098 Views 3 Comments

The 46-year-old played over 200 times for Australia across all formats.

The US F1 boom and the death of a racehorse; our favourite sportswriting this week
# Well Read
# Well Read

The US F1 boom and the death of a racehorse; our favourite sportswriting this week

Sun 7:08 AM 8,187 Views 0 Comments

Plus the Milan mind lab and more…

Other - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Irish Olympian Shanahan storms to new 800m record
# History Books
# History Books

Irish Olympian Shanahan storms to new 800m record

Sat 10:46 PM 10,496 Views 2 Comments

The Leevale star clocked 1:59:42 and edged out previous record holder, Ciara Mageean, in Belfast today.

Belgian rider De Gendt wins Giro d'Italia eighth stage as Spaniard Lopez holds pink jersey
# Results
# Results

Belgian rider De Gendt wins Giro d'Italia eighth stage as Spaniard Lopez holds pink jersey

Sat 4:40 PM 1,601 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old Lotto rider snatched victory over 153km around the southern city of Naples.

Thompson and Curry help Warriors advance in NBA play-offs as Celtics stay alive
# Wrap
# Wrap

Thompson and Curry help Warriors advance in NBA play-offs as Celtics stay alive

Sat 9:30 AM 2,835 Views 0 Comments

The Golden State Warriors will go on to face either the Phoenix Suns or Dallas Mavericks.

Other - Friday 13 May, 2022

Ex-world champion Amir Khan retires from boxing
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Ex-world champion Amir Khan retires from boxing

Fri 7:19 PM 4,331 Views 3 Comments

The 35-year-old British fighter hangs up his gloves with a record of 34 wins from his 40 fights.

Bouwman leads Dutch 1-2 in Giro seventh stage as Lopez stays in pink
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Bouwman leads Dutch 1-2 in Giro seventh stage as Lopez stays in pink

Fri 7:00 PM 1,231 Views 0 Comments

Challengers Simon Yates and Richard Carapaz finished at the same time as the other title pretenders 2min 59sec adrift of the winner.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
# Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:14 PM 29,375 Views 7 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to the sporting headlines?

Fermanagh All-Ireland winner seals AFLW return
# Bomber
# Bomber

Fermanagh All-Ireland winner seals AFLW return

Fri 9:18 AM 4,843 Views 0 Comments

Joanne Doonan has committed to signing for Essendon, having recently excelled in the second-tier VFLW.

Super Bowl champion Rams to kick off NFL 2022 season against the Bills
# Top Of The Bill
# Top Of The Bill

Super Bowl champion Rams to kick off NFL 2022 season against the Bills

Fri 8:08 AM 1,922 Views 1 Comment

The NFL is set to stage the first Christmas Day triple-header in league history.

Heat beat 76ers to reach NBA East finals, Mavs force game 7 against Suns
# The Heat Is On
# The Heat Is On

Heat beat 76ers to reach NBA East finals, Mavs force game 7 against Suns

Fri 7:56 AM 1,848 Views 0 Comments

The victory in Philadelphia gave Miami a 4-2 triumph in their best-of-seven second-round series against the 76ers.

'She could actually run rings around someone. She's such an athlete'
# Loss And Gain
# Loss And Gain

'She could actually run rings around someone. She's such an athlete'

Fri 6:30 AM 5,386 Views 0 Comments

Cork captain Máire O’Callaghan is backing team-mate Erika O’Shea to succeed in Australia.

Other - Thursday 12 May, 2022

France's Demare sprints to second consecutive Giro stage win
# Sprint
# Sprint

France's Demare sprints to second consecutive Giro stage win

Thu 5:37 PM 1,238 Views 0 Comments

The Groupama-FDJ backed it up in Calabria.

Darts champ Ted Hankey jailed for sex assault
# The Count
# The Count

Darts champ Ted Hankey jailed for sex assault

Thu 4:22 PM 9,558 Views 0 Comments

The court was told that Hankey’s wife was divorcing him and his three children had cut off contact.

Bucks rally to push Celtics to brink, Grizzlies maul Warriors
# NBA Playoffs
# NBA Playoffs

Bucks rally to push Celtics to brink, Grizzlies maul Warriors

May 12th 2022, 10:56 AM 2,448 Views 0 Comments

Boston are on the verge of an NBA playoff elimination.

Other - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Demare wins Giro stage 5 as Cavendish dropped on climb
# Giro
# Giro

Demare wins Giro stage 5 as Cavendish dropped on climb

May 11th 2022, 6:19 PM 1,982 Views 0 Comments

Veteran Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali announced the end of his days in the saddle after the race.

Michaela Walsh and Amy Broadhurst open with victories at World Championships
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

Michaela Walsh and Amy Broadhurst open with victories at World Championships

May 11th 2022, 5:30 PM 2,378 Views 0 Comments

Aoife O’Rourke, however, was beaten by an American opponent.

Mayo forward set to join St Kilda, O'Dwyer weighing up offers
# AFLW
# AFLW

Mayo forward set to join St Kilda, O'Dwyer weighing up offers

May 11th 2022, 11:33 AM 5,584 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, several clubs have shown interest in All-Australian Orla O’Dwyer.

Miami and Phoenix back on track with blowout wins
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# NBA

Miami and Phoenix back on track with blowout wins

May 11th 2022, 8:54 AM 1,597 Views 0 Comments

The top seeds moved to within one win of the NBA conference finals on Tuesday.

No charges for Mike Tyson over punching of plane passenger
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# US

No charges for Mike Tyson over punching of plane passenger

May 11th 2022, 8:03 AM 25,196 Views 19 Comments

Lawyers for Tyson praised the district attorney’s decision.

Other - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

No more best of both worlds for Irish AFLW stars as most opt against inter-county
# Home And Away
# Home And Away

No more best of both worlds for Irish AFLW stars as most opt against inter-county

Updated May 10th 2022, 8:07 PM 31,148 Views 1 Comment

A change of timing to the Australian season means both codes can no longer be balanced as easily.

Tom Brady to take TV commentary role after retirement
# NFL
# NFL

Tom Brady to take TV commentary role after retirement

May 10th 2022, 6:51 PM 7,857 Views 1 Comment

The 44-year-old recently decided to extend his career by at least one more season.

'It's a disgrace. There's people's psychological welfare being affected by this'
# Irish Boxing
# Irish Boxing

'It's a disgrace. There's people's psychological welfare being affected by this'

May 10th 2022, 12:17 PM 22,355 Views 8 Comments

Billy Walsh has backed Bernard Dunne in the wake of his departure as IABA high performance director.

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao gets knock out blow in polls
# Misfortune
# Misfortune

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao gets knock out blow in polls

May 10th 2022, 10:22 AM 10,657 Views 0 Comments

An initial tally showed the legendary sportsman picked up fewer than four million votes.

Gloom for Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes lost in 'no man's land'
# Frustration
# Frustration

Gloom for Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes lost in 'no man's land'

May 10th 2022, 9:44 AM 5,798 Views 11 Comments

On Sunday, the seven-time world champion could only finish sixth.

'Best in world' Alcaraz is heir to idol Nadal
# Teenage Dreams
# Teenage Dreams

'Best in world' Alcaraz is heir to idol Nadal

May 10th 2022, 9:01 AM 4,542 Views 0 Comments

‘I would say this is the best week of my life,’ the Spaniard said.

Steph Curry rescues Warriors, Celtics down Bucks
# Wrap
# Wrap

Steph Curry rescues Warriors, Celtics down Bucks

May 10th 2022, 8:08 AM 2,976 Views 0 Comments

Memphis, who suffered a 142-112 mauling in game three on Saturday, had looked poised to punish one of the worst Golden State offensive displays in years.

Other - Monday 9 May, 2022

Kellie Harrington is set to be awarded the Freedom of Dublin City
# Freedom Of The City
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# Freedom Of The City

Kellie Harrington is set to be awarded the Freedom of Dublin City

May 9th 2022, 7:10 PM 11,200 Views 3 Comments

LGBT activist Ailbhe Smyth and cyberpsychology expert Professor Mary Aiken are also set to be conferred with the honour.

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