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In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again
# Determination
# Determination

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again

2 hours ago 18,084 Views 2 Comments

Joe Barr chats about his new book ‘Going the Distance’.

Devin Booker shines as Suns extend win streak to 16
# NBA
# NBA

Devin Booker shines as Suns extend win streak to 16

4 hours ago 1,012 Views 0 Comments

The Suns now have the second-longest winning streak in franchise history as they survived a late comeback by Brooklyn.

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion
# Talent
# Talent

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion

4 hours ago 6,506 Views 1 Comment

Bray’s Amy Wall has taken the kickboxing world by storm.

Aussie Kambosos stuns Lopez to become unified lightweight champ
# Massive Upset
# Massive Upset

Aussie Kambosos stuns Lopez to become unified lightweight champ

4 hours ago 3,716 Views 2 Comments

He had to bounce back from a 10th round knockdown to earn his third split decision victory in a row.

Other - Yesterday’s News

LeBron James fined for 'obscene gesture,' warned for swearing
# NBA
# NBA

LeBron James fined for 'obscene gesture,' warned for swearing

21 hours ago 3,686 Views 1 Comment

His 30 points counted for little last night as the LA Lakers lost, while the Phoenix Suns extended their winning run to 15 games with a crushing victory in New York

WTA still 'deeply concerned' over tennis star Peng Shuai
# Worry
# Worry

WTA still 'deeply concerned' over tennis star Peng Shuai

22 hours ago 2,401 Views 0 Comments

‘The WTA remains concerned about her ability to communicate freely, openly, and directly.’

World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe abandoned, positive outcome for Ireland amidst disappointment
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe abandoned, positive outcome for Ireland amidst disappointment

Sat 12:00 PM 3,240 Views 0 Comments

In a statement released this morning, Cricket Ireland say the squad will return home ‘as soon as practicable’.

Other - Friday 26 November, 2021

Ireland awaiting further guidance but likely to make call tomorrow whether or not they leave Zimbabwe
# World Cup Qualifiers
# World Cup Qualifiers

Ireland awaiting further guidance but likely to make call tomorrow whether or not they leave Zimbabwe

Fri 10:30 PM 3,666 Views 0 Comments

The ICC is expected to provide an update on the remainder of its qualification tournament in the southern African nation tomorrow morning.

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# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:58 PM 28,434 Views 8 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Rio Olympics president sentenced to 30 years in prison for buying votes to win 2016 bid
# Corruption
# Corruption

Rio Olympics president sentenced to 30 years in prison for buying votes to win 2016 bid

Fri 5:38 PM 9,128 Views 5 Comments

79-year-old Carlos Nuzman was convicted of corruption, organised crime, money laundering and smuggling cash in a federal court.

New Orleans Saints suffer fourth straight loss as Buffalo Bills roll to victory
# Thanksgiving
# Thanksgiving

New Orleans Saints suffer fourth straight loss as Buffalo Bills roll to victory

Fri 7:43 AM 2,619 Views 1 Comment

The Chicago Bears and the Las Vegas Raiders were triumphant in earlier games.

Other - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Bears stop losing streak, extend last-place Lions slide
# Relief
# Relief

Bears stop losing streak, extend last-place Lions slide

Thu 11:09 PM 2,009 Views 0 Comments

Cairo Santos booted a 28-yard field goal as time expired.

Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31

Thu 8:52 PM 3,013 Views 0 Comments

The Antrim man reflected on a superb career.

Captain Delany stars as Ireland power past the Dutch in Cricket World Cup qualifier
# Victorious
# Victorious

Captain Delany stars as Ireland power past the Dutch in Cricket World Cup qualifier

Thu 3:28 PM 2,314 Views 0 Comments

Ireland will face Sri Lanka in their final Group Stage game on Monday after winning by 29 runs today.

LeBron shines with 39 points as Lakers beat Pacers in overtime
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

LeBron shines with 39 points as Lakers beat Pacers in overtime

Thu 8:09 AM 2,454 Views 3 Comments

Kevin Durant passed Allen Iverson last night to move into the top 25 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.

Other - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'
# Appreciate The Concern
# Appreciate The Concern

Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'

Wed 11:47 PM 24,262 Views 8 Comments

‘My whole childhood was based around this Olympic dream that I had… But never in a million years did I think I’d be in the position that I’m in now.’

Vaughan dropped from BBC Ashes commentary team amid racism row
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Vaughan dropped from BBC Ashes commentary team amid racism row

Wed 5:09 PM 5,253 Views 1 Comment

The former England captain has denied allegations of racism.

New York Knicks hold off Los Angeles Lakers fightback to seal victory
# NBA
# NBA

New York Knicks hold off Los Angeles Lakers fightback to seal victory

Wed 8:07 AM 2,309 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the Miami Heat staged a late comeback to see off the lowly Detroit Pistons.

Other - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Brady throws for two touchdowns as Tampa Bay halt two-game losing streak
# NFL
# NFL

Brady throws for two touchdowns as Tampa Bay halt two-game losing streak

Tue 8:22 AM 3,511 Views 0 Comments

The reigning Super Bowl champions defeated the New York Giants by 20 points.

LeBron handed one-game suspension over bloody clash with Pistons centre Isaiah Stewart
# Punishment
# Punishment

LeBron handed one-game suspension over bloody clash with Pistons centre Isaiah Stewart

Tue 8:07 AM 3,290 Views 1 Comment

Stewart, who was incensed after the on-court altercation, has been banned for two games.

Other - Monday 22 November, 2021

Cavendish suffers broken ribs and collapsed lung in crash in Belgium
# Cycling
# Cycling

Cavendish suffers broken ribs and collapsed lung in crash in Belgium

Mon 5:41 PM 2,546 Views 0 Comments

The 36-year-old will be discharged from hospital later today or tomorrow morning.

Chiefs defence stops Cowboys to keep run going
# Baby Goat
# Baby Goat

Chiefs defence stops Cowboys to keep run going

Nov 22nd 2021, 8:59 AM 2,699 Views 2 Comments

Kansas have recovered in recent weeks and now head the division at 7-4.

Late rally leads Chicago Bulls to victory over New York Knicks and top of East
# Hoops
# Hoops

Late rally leads Chicago Bulls to victory over New York Knicks and top of East

Nov 22nd 2021, 7:46 AM 2,120 Views 0 Comments

The Knicks will next face the Los Angeles Lakers, whose small forward LeBron James was ejected for drawing blood against the Detroit Pistons.

Other - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Jonathan Taylor becomes 18th player in NFL history to score 5 touchdowns in one game
# Star
# Star

Jonathan Taylor becomes 18th player in NFL history to score 5 touchdowns in one game

Nov 21st 2021, 11:35 PM 4,198 Views 2 Comments

The running back had a career-high 32 carries for 185 yards.

Chinese tennis star tells Olympic officials she is ‘safe and well’
# Peng Shuai
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# Peng Shuai

Chinese tennis star tells Olympic officials she is ‘safe and well’

Nov 21st 2021, 6:54 PM 51,520 Views 53 Comments

Concern had been mounting for Peng Shuai’s welfare following her high-profile allegation of sexual assault.

Lewis Hamilton closes gap on Max Verstappen with Qatar Grand Prix victory
# Not Throwing Away His Shot
# Not Throwing Away His Shot

Lewis Hamilton closes gap on Max Verstappen with Qatar Grand Prix victory

Nov 21st 2021, 4:20 PM 7,450 Views 20 Comments

Verstappen came home in second as his championship lead was cut to just eight points.

Unbeaten Crawford stops Porter in 10th round to retain welterweight title
# And Still...
# And Still...

Unbeaten Crawford stops Porter in 10th round to retain welterweight title

Nov 21st 2021, 9:50 AM 6,185 Views 4 Comments

WBO champ Crawford improves his record to a perfect 38-0 with victory over the former two-time champion.

WTA still concerned about Peng Shuai as Chinese state media release videos of tennis star
# Where Is Peng Shuai
# Where Is Peng Shuai

WTA still concerned about Peng Shuai as Chinese state media release videos of tennis star

Nov 21st 2021, 9:38 AM 15,213 Views 23 Comments

Peng, the former Wimbledon doubles champion, is seen smiling in the apparently new footage released by China state media.

Other - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Fallon Sherrock beaten by Peter Wright in Grand Slam of Darts quarter-final
# Bridge Too Far
# Bridge Too Far

Fallon Sherrock beaten by Peter Wright in Grand Slam of Darts quarter-final

Nov 20th 2021, 10:19 PM 4,740 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old had become the first woman in the tournament’s history to advance out of the group stage.

Dickson and Waddilove eye medal after an impressive day at World Championships
# In Contention
# In Contention

Dickson and Waddilove eye medal after an impressive day at World Championships

Nov 20th 2021, 5:57 PM 1,704 Views 0 Comments

Dubliners are in fifth place after producing two exceptional performances today.

Lewis Hamilton relishes ‘beautiful’ last lap after taking pole position in Qatar
# F1
# F1

Lewis Hamilton relishes ‘beautiful’ last lap after taking pole position in Qatar

Updated Nov 20th 2021, 3:24 PM 4,418 Views 3 Comments

The reigning champion is currently 14 points behind Max Verstappen with three races remaining.

Leaders Chelsea cruise to impressive victory at Leicester
# Out Foxed
# Out Foxed

Leaders Chelsea cruise to impressive victory at Leicester

Nov 20th 2021, 2:38 PM 2,578 Views 1 Comment

Antonio Rudiger, N’Golo Kante and Christian Pulisic all scored at the King Power Stadium.

LeBron James' return to the court spoiled by dominant Boston Celtics
# NBA
# NBA

LeBron James' return to the court spoiled by dominant Boston Celtics

Nov 20th 2021, 11:16 AM 2,232 Views 1 Comment

The Lakers star had been out since suffering an abdominal strain against Houston Rockets on 2 November.

Demetrius Andrade stops Jason Quigley in two rounds to defend his middleweight title
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Demetrius Andrade stops Jason Quigley in two rounds to defend his middleweight title

Nov 20th 2021, 4:36 AM 16,255 Views 1 Comment

The champion made short work of his Irish challenger who was overwhelmed by his speed and accuracy.

'You'll remember Thomas O'Toole's name' - Galway prospect's stunning 1st-round KO catches Hearn's eye
# Kid Dynamite
# Kid Dynamite

'You'll remember Thomas O'Toole's name' - Galway prospect's stunning 1st-round KO catches Hearn's eye

Nov 20th 2021, 1:03 AM 30,172 Views 0 Comments

The 2019 Irish Elite champion was supposed to be graduating from GMIT today but turned up instead in New Hampshire with a spectacular win.

Other - Friday 19 November, 2021

White House ‘deeply concerned’ over Peng Shuai situation. UN demands proof of star's well-being
# Me Too
# Me Too

White House ‘deeply concerned’ over Peng Shuai situation. UN demands proof of star's well-being

Updated Nov 19th 2021, 9:19 PM 3,620 Views 4 Comments

‘We are calling for an investigation with full transparency into her allegation of sexual assault.’

Happiness won't stop Jason Quigley from becoming 'one nasty f***er' during tonight's date with destiny
# The Challenger
# The Challenger

Happiness won't stop Jason Quigley from becoming 'one nasty f***er' during tonight's date with destiny

Nov 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 26,482 Views 8 Comments

‘There used to be a time when I couldn’t go into a room on my own, I couldn’t be in silence because things would come into my head that I didn’t want to think about.’

Irish Olympian Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe announces retirement with 'letter to 8-year-old self'
# Modern Life
# Modern Life

Irish Olympian Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe announces retirement with 'letter to 8-year-old self'

Nov 19th 2021, 7:40 PM 4,872 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old represented Ireland at London 2012 and Rio 2016 in modern pentathlon.

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# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Nov 19th 2021, 5:00 PM 29,755 Views 1 Comment

Prove how well you were paying attention over these past seven days.

History-maker Sherrock reaches Grand Slam of Darts quarter-final
# Last 8
# Last 8

History-maker Sherrock reaches Grand Slam of Darts quarter-final

Nov 19th 2021, 10:35 AM 5,665 Views 3 Comments

The ‘Queen of the Palace’ will face Peter Wright in the last eight after last night’s win over Mensur Suljovic.

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