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Other - Today’s News

'What stood out was how Kiernan’s public persona matched up exactly with who he was in private'
# Appreciation
# Appreciation

'What stood out was how Kiernan’s public persona matched up exactly with who he was in private'

6 hours ago 1,722 Views 2 Comments

Cathal Dennehy pays tribute to the Irish athletics legend.

Other - Yesterday’s News

Ciara Mageean pays tribute to 'friend, mentor and father figure' Jerry Kiernan
# RIP
# RIP

Ciara Mageean pays tribute to 'friend, mentor and father figure' Jerry Kiernan

10 hours ago 6,274 Views 2 Comments

The former Olympic long-distance runner from Listowel in Kerry has passed away at the age of 67.

Quigley to face son-of-legend Mosley Jr in career crossroads bout next month
# Snakes And Ladders
# Snakes And Ladders

Quigley to face son-of-legend Mosley Jr in career crossroads bout next month

13 hours ago 3,080 Views 0 Comments

The Ballybofey man aims to move closer to world-title contention with victory, while the loser of February’s clash will fall out of the reckoning.

Gurbaz century leads Afghanistan to victory over Ireland
# Cricket
# Cricket

Gurbaz century leads Afghanistan to victory over Ireland

15 hours ago 1,701 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old took Afghanistan to an imposing 287 for nine from their 50 overs.

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Irish athletics great Jerry Kiernan has died aged 67
# RIP
# RIP

Irish athletics great Jerry Kiernan has died aged 67

16 hours ago 95,650 Views 33 Comments

Kiernan finished ninth in the 1984 Olympic Marathon, and went on to coach many of Ireland’s top athletes.

'No plan B' - IOC chief says Tokyo Olympics will go ahead
# Pressing On
# Pressing On

'No plan B' - IOC chief says Tokyo Olympics will go ahead

19 hours ago 1,260 Views 2 Comments

There has been mounting speculation the postponed Games will ultimately be cancelled.

Return of Kyrie Irving unable to help Brooklyn find a way past Cleveland
# NBA
# NBA

Return of Kyrie Irving unable to help Brooklyn find a way past Cleveland

22 hours ago 2,006 Views 1 Comment

There were also wins for the Hawks, Sixers and Warriors.

The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland
# Pioneer
# Pioneer

The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland

23 hours ago 7,844 Views 2 Comments

Elsa Desmond is the first woman to represent the country internationally in luge.

Other - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'
# Shaken Vak
# Shaken Vak

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'

Wed 4:16 PM 5,440 Views 4 Comments

Nick Kyrgios called the world number one a ‘tool’.

Nikola Jokic leads Denver Nuggets to win over Oklahoma City Thunder
# Golden Nugget
# Golden Nugget

Nikola Jokic leads Denver Nuggets to win over Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed 8:08 AM 1,580 Views 1 Comment

The Jazz continued their hot streak with a win over Zion Williamson and the Pelicans.

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open

Wed 8:01 AM 2,304 Views 1 Comment

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said the safety of the Victorian community will not be compromised.

Other - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

NFL official Sarah Thomas makes history with Super Bowl appointment
# Landmark
# Landmark

NFL official Sarah Thomas makes history with Super Bowl appointment

Tue 11:08 PM 5,663 Views 2 Comments

Thomas will become the first woman to officiate in a Super Bowl.

Will the delayed Tokyo Olympics go ahead this summer?
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Will the delayed Tokyo Olympics go ahead this summer?

Tue 9:46 PM 1,898 Views 1 Comment

A London 2012 chief reckons it’s ‘unlikely,’ while the World Athletics president believes a very different Games will take place.

'Lot of family and personal stuff going on' - Kyrie returns to Nets after missing 7 games
# Comeback
# Comeback

'Lot of family and personal stuff going on' - Kyrie returns to Nets after missing 7 games

Tue 9:41 PM 2,614 Views 0 Comments

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving said his absence was because he “just needed a pause”.

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'
# Thinking It Over
# Thinking It Over

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'

Tue 8:00 PM 18,735 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett says he’ll make a decision later on in 2021.

AFLW player hit with three-week ban for challenge that injured All-Ireland winner Brid Stack
# Suspended
# Suspended

AFLW player hit with three-week ban for challenge that injured All-Ireland winner Brid Stack

Tue 9:33 AM 45,108 Views 14 Comments

Ebony Marinoff has been charged with ‘forceful front-on contact’.

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
# Backlash
# Backlash

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Tue 8:16 AM 29,792 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

Harden and Durant lead Nets past Bucks, Warriors hold off NBA champion Lakers
# NBA
# NBA

Harden and Durant lead Nets past Bucks, Warriors hold off NBA champion Lakers

Tue 7:49 AM 2,795 Views 0 Comments

The Golden State Warriors rallied from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers 115-113.

Other - Monday 18 January, 2021

Chiefs quarterback Mahomes still in concussion protocol after heavy tackle against Cleveland
# Injury Report
# Injury Report

Chiefs quarterback Mahomes still in concussion protocol after heavy tackle against Cleveland

Mon 8:15 PM 5,097 Views 5 Comments

Last year’s Super Bowl Most Valuable Player was hurt on a running play in Sunday’s game.

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints
# No Sympathy
# No Sympathy

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints

Mon 2:01 PM 33,813 Views 27 Comments

72 players are not allowed leave their hotel rooms for the next two weeks, while Novak Djokovic has sent tournament organisers a list of demands.

Ireland crush UAE to square series, with Singh on song
# ODI
# ODI

Ireland crush UAE to square series, with Singh on song

Mon 1:29 PM 2,810 Views 1 Comment

A remarkable all-round display from the Leinster all-rounder helped Ireland beat the UAE by 112 runs in Abu Dhabi.

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
# Giant
# Giant

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery

Mon 9:45 AM 42,293 Views 6 Comments

Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.

Na birdies final hole for one-shot win at US PGA Tour Sony Open
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

Na birdies final hole for one-shot win at US PGA Tour Sony Open

Mon 8:34 AM 2,526 Views 2 Comments

He finished one stroke in front of Chris Kirk

Saints quarterback Brees says he'll mull retirement after playoff loss
# NFL
# NFL

Saints quarterback Brees says he'll mull retirement after playoff loss

Mon 7:55 AM 7,645 Views 3 Comments

The Saints lost 30-20 to a Tampa Bay Buccaneers team led by Tom Brady.

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title
# Young Blood
# Young Blood

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title

Mon 12:18 AM 6,966 Views 2 Comments

The Chinese star became the youngest Masters champion since Ronnie O’Sullivan in 1995.

NFL champions Chiefs overcome Mahomes injury to advance
# One Step Closer
# One Step Closer

NFL champions Chiefs overcome Mahomes injury to advance

Mon 12:09 AM 5,558 Views 6 Comments

A dramatic ending as Andy Reid’s Kansas City saw off the Browns and moved one victory from a Super Bowl return.

Other - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Here are the benefits your membership of The42 will deliver this week
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Here are the benefits your membership of The42 will deliver this week

Sun 8:00 PM 1,633 Views 0 Comments

Another busy week lies ahead…

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72
# Mess
# Mess

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72

Updated Sun 5:07 PM 8,425 Views 2 Comments

47 players had already been told they had to stay in their rooms for 14 days, with Australian Open director saying players knew the isolation risk.

Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues
# Green Army
# Green Army

Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues

Sun 4:14 PM 3,970 Views 0 Comments

Two wins, two draws and one defeat is a strong return against the world and European bronze medalists.

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match
# Best Wishes
# Best Wishes

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match

Updated Sun 2:55 PM 47,200 Views 10 Comments

Cork LGFA say there’s positive news coming from Australia, and the Giants player will make a full recovery.

Ireland's One Day International with UAE tomorrow given go-ahead by Emirates board
# Greenlight
# Greenlight

Ireland's One Day International with UAE tomorrow given go-ahead by Emirates board

Sun 2:17 PM 1,085 Views 0 Comments

Graham Ford’s men will get another run-out before squaring off with Afghanistan in a three-match series later this month.

Harden makes seamless debut with 'super-team' Nets
# Triple Double To Start
# Triple Double To Start

Harden makes seamless debut with 'super-team' Nets

Sun 10:57 AM 4,037 Views 0 Comments

The former Houston star scored 32 as Brooklyn overcame Orlando.

Rodgers-led Packers, gritty Bills advance in NFL playoffs
# Two To Go
# Two To Go

Rodgers-led Packers, gritty Bills advance in NFL playoffs

Sun 9:23 AM 5,063 Views 5 Comments

The Packers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 32-18, while the Bills beat the Baltimore Ravens 17-3.

Winning 10 All-Irelands in the most caring, kind and inoffensive way and the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended Reading
# Recommended Reading

Winning 10 All-Irelands in the most caring, kind and inoffensive way and the week's best sportswriting

Sun 8:30 AM 3,145 Views 1 Comment

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into our picks from the past seven days.

Other - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Yan Bingtao beats defending champ Bingham to book Masters final spot
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

Yan Bingtao beats defending champ Bingham to book Masters final spot

Sat 11:40 PM 3,296 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old faces John Higgins in tomorrow’s final.

Tipp star McCarthy kicks three goals in impressive debut with new AFLW club
# Off The Mark
# Off The Mark

Tipp star McCarthy kicks three goals in impressive debut with new AFLW club

Sat 4:08 PM 6,090 Views 0 Comments

Aisling McCarthy kicked all of her goals in the first quarter of a practice match against the Fremantle Dockers.

Two wins from two for Nicholls' Next Destination
# Unbeaten
# Unbeaten

Two wins from two for Nicholls' Next Destination

Sat 3:31 PM 1,657 Views 0 Comments

In a later race at Warwick, Notachance defied its name to win for Alan King.

Meade's Daly Tiger proves a 20/1 success at Fairyhouse
# Long Shot
# Long Shot

Meade's Daly Tiger proves a 20/1 success at Fairyhouse

Sat 3:08 PM 1,498 Views 0 Comments

Starting favourite Chatham Street Lad was seven lengths off the pace.

Giannis Antetokounmpo shakes off free-throw struggles to lead Bucks over Mavs
# Freak
# Freak

Giannis Antetokounmpo shakes off free-throw struggles to lead Bucks over Mavs

Sat 11:18 AM 1,760 Views 0 Comments

Antetokounmpo finished with 31 points despite going just 1-10 from the line.

Sponsor Ralph Lauren drops Justin Thomas following homophobic slur in Hawaii
# Deal Breaker
# Deal Breaker

Sponsor Ralph Lauren drops Justin Thomas following homophobic slur in Hawaii

Sat 10:10 AM 10,329 Views 20 Comments

The world number three uttered the derogatory word towards himself after missing a putt at Kapalua last weekend.

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