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Verstappen accuses Sky Sports of being ‘disrespectful’ after Mexican boycott
# Stance
# Stance

Verstappen accuses Sky Sports of being ‘disrespectful’ after Mexican boycott

Oct 31st 2022, 10:52 AM 7,466 Views 7 Comments

Red Bull refused to address Sky on Sunday, where Red Bull and the world champion driver were again victorious.

Hurts inspires unbeaten Eagles, Vikings march on and champions Rams routed
# NFL
# NFL

Hurts inspires unbeaten Eagles, Vikings march on and champions Rams routed

Updated Oct 31st 2022, 9:30 AM 3,137 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere the Minnesota Vikings moved to a 6-1 record with a 34-26 victory over the Arizona Cardinals

Verstappen claims record 14th win of season with Mexico GP triumph
# Formula 1
# Formula 1

Verstappen claims record 14th win of season with Mexico GP triumph

Oct 30th 2022, 10:37 PM 4,252 Views 3 Comments

World champion Verstappen finished a comfortable 15.186 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.

Moroccan Taoufik Allam wins Dublin Marathon
# Going The Distance
# Going The Distance

Moroccan Taoufik Allam wins Dublin Marathon

Updated Oct 30th 2022, 3:01 PM 43,256 Views 13 Comments

Martin Hoare and Courtney McGuire the first Irishman and woman home.

What would Katie Taylor’s ideal Croke Park card look like?
# Road To Croker
# Road To Croker

What would Katie Taylor’s ideal Croke Park card look like?

Oct 30th 2022, 3:00 PM 5,192 Views 5 Comments

What fighters could make the Jones’ Road ticket?

Formula One's compulsive perfectionist and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
# Essential Reading

Formula One's compulsive perfectionist and more of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 4,093 Views 0 Comments

The New Yorker’s Sam Knight profiles Toto Wolff, plus other great stories.

'It is happening and it is next' - Katie Taylor aims for Croke Park summer homecoming
# Making History
# Making History

'It is happening and it is next' - Katie Taylor aims for Croke Park summer homecoming

Oct 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 31,834 Views 15 Comments

Eddie Hearn said his lawsuit against Amanda Serrano’s promoter Jake Paul is separate from the homecoming fight.

Max Verstappen beats George Russell and Lewis Hamilton to pole for Mexican GP
# F1
# F1

Max Verstappen beats George Russell and Lewis Hamilton to pole for Mexican GP

Oct 29th 2022, 10:53 PM 4,112 Views 3 Comments

Verstappen delivered a superb lap in the breathless Mexico City air to take the qualifying spoils.

Katie Taylor outguns Karen Elizabeth Carabajal to stay undisputed and undefeated

Katie Taylor outguns Karen Elizabeth Carabajal to stay undisputed and undefeated

Oct 29th 2022, 10:51 PM 68,923 Views 38 Comments

The lightweight queen cruised to victory in London.

15 years after he smashed Irish hearts and bookies, Kiko Martinez is still swinging
# Last Stand
# Last Stand

15 years after he smashed Irish hearts and bookies, Kiko Martinez is still swinging

Oct 29th 2022, 9:48 AM 14,243 Views 1 Comment

Kiko Martinez fights Jordan Gill on the Katie Taylor undercard in London tonight.

Tonight should be the opening scene of Katie Taylor’s greatest chapter
# Road To Croker
# Road To Croker

Tonight should be the opening scene of Katie Taylor’s greatest chapter

Oct 29th 2022, 8:00 AM 48,174 Views 19 Comments

Bout can be stepping stone to Croke Park epic.

Christian Horner insists 2021 title win was ‘fair’ despite Red Bull’s €6.9m fine
# F1
# F1

Christian Horner insists 2021 title win was ‘fair’ despite Red Bull’s €6.9m fine

Oct 28th 2022, 9:39 PM 2,781 Views 2 Comments

Max Verstappen beat Lewis Hamilton to last year’s title in contentious circumstances.

Katie Taylor’s Croke Park homecoming complicated by lawsuits and backups
# Snags
# Snags

Katie Taylor’s Croke Park homecoming complicated by lawsuits and backups

Oct 28th 2022, 6:00 PM 8,934 Views 0 Comments

Promoter Eddie Hearn on the Amanda Serrano rematch, alternatives and Katie Taylor’s marketability.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
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# It's Quizzness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Oct 28th 2022, 5:15 PM 32,797 Views 14 Comments

Take a dive into this week’s headlines and find out what you know.

Red Bull fined more than €7 million over breach of F1 financial rules
# Punishment
# Punishment

Red Bull fined more than €7 million over breach of F1 financial rules

Oct 28th 2022, 4:59 PM 3,439 Views 5 Comments

Team have entered into a so-called Accepted Breach Agreement with the FIA.

Why Katie Taylor's punches carry the weight of history
# Style And Substance
# Style And Substance

Why Katie Taylor's punches carry the weight of history

Oct 28th 2022, 3:03 PM 15,259 Views 3 Comments

The Bray fighter draws on the style of legends, and in turn passes old wisdom to a new generation.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

Updated Oct 28th 2022, 1:20 PM 30,787 Views 5 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Balbirnie: 'We don’t like using the term 'free hit'... We have as much to lose'

Balbirnie: 'We don’t like using the term 'free hit'... We have as much to lose'

Oct 28th 2022, 9:51 AM 3,703 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland skipper says his side has real belief that they can make the T20 World Cup semi-finals.

Doncic bags 41-point triple-double as Mavs edge Nets, Warriors rebound against Heat
# Luka Bloom
# Luka Bloom

Doncic bags 41-point triple-double as Mavs edge Nets, Warriors rebound against Heat

Oct 28th 2022, 8:58 AM 1,372 Views 0 Comments

The Slovenian became just the 10th player in NBA history with three or more 40-point triple-doubles.

'Do I look like an idiot?' - Conor Benn blames failed tests on contamination
# Fighting His Case
# Fighting His Case

'Do I look like an idiot?' - Conor Benn blames failed tests on contamination

Oct 28th 2022, 8:45 AM 3,936 Views 0 Comments

Benn failed two Vada tests taken in July and September, resulting in the cancellation of his bout with Chris Eubank Jr.

Ravens rally to hand Brady's Bucs third straight defeat
# Baltimore The Merrier
# Baltimore The Merrier

Ravens rally to hand Brady's Bucs third straight defeat

Oct 28th 2022, 8:17 AM 2,507 Views 1 Comment

Tampa Bay have now lost five of their last six games since posting a 2-0 start to the season.

Rain washes out World Cup clash to slow Ireland's momentum
# Fliuch It Anyway
# Fliuch It Anyway

Rain washes out World Cup clash to slow Ireland's momentum

Oct 28th 2022, 8:05 AM 15,515 Views 4 Comments

Andrew Balbirnie and his fellow giant-killers were forced to share the points with winless Afghanistan after rain washed out play without a ball being bowled.

'Female fighters are putting the males to shame in terms of the challenges they are accepting'
# London Calling
# London Calling

'Female fighters are putting the males to shame in terms of the challenges they are accepting'

Updated Oct 27th 2022, 8:12 PM 19,297 Views 5 Comments

Katie Taylor and Eddie Hearn were speaking at their pre-fight press conference in London.

Mountains dominate Tour de France route for 2023
# Cycling
# Cycling

Mountains dominate Tour de France route for 2023

Oct 27th 2022, 2:19 PM 3,228 Views 1 Comment

Next summer’s race could favour climbers such as 2019 champion Egan Bernal.

Consistency the next hurdle for ‘fearless’ Ireland – head coach Malan
# Cricket
# Cricket

Consistency the next hurdle for ‘fearless’ Ireland – head coach Malan

Oct 27th 2022, 9:16 AM 2,717 Views 1 Comment

Ireland have been the surprise package at the T20 World Cup.

Cora Staunton set for significant AFLW milestone but undecided on future
# Giant
# Giant

Cora Staunton set for significant AFLW milestone but undecided on future

Oct 26th 2022, 12:28 PM 8,370 Views 2 Comments

The Mayo great will play her 50th game this weekend.

'Stuff of dreams' - Taylor eyes Croke Park homecoming fight ahead of title defence in Wembley
# Ambition
# Ambition

'Stuff of dreams' - Taylor eyes Croke Park homecoming fight ahead of title defence in Wembley

Oct 26th 2022, 9:49 AM 5,854 Views 6 Comments

The 36-year-old aims to defend her undisputed lightweight champion status against Argentina’s Karen Elizabeth Carabajal.

Ireland stun title favourites England at rain-hit T20 World Cup
# Cricket
# Cricket

Ireland stun title favourites England at rain-hit T20 World Cup

Updated Oct 26th 2022, 8:57 AM 51,710 Views 53 Comments

An incredible result for Ireland in Melbourne.

What was the young Michael Jordan really like?
# Podcast
# Podcast

What was the young Michael Jordan really like?

Oct 25th 2022, 5:57 PM 840 Views 0 Comments

Enjoy this special free episode of the Behind the Lines podcast, and get €10 off the price of a new annual membership.

Bears thump Patriots for first road win of season
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# NFL

Bears thump Patriots for first road win of season

Oct 25th 2022, 8:55 AM 3,081 Views 0 Comments

Chicago ended a sequence of three away defeats with an emphatic win at a rainswept Foxborough.

'We've shown we've guys that put their names in lights'- Ireland ready for England battle
# Cricket
# Cricket

'We've shown we've guys that put their names in lights'- Ireland ready for England battle

Oct 25th 2022, 8:14 AM 2,857 Views 0 Comments

Coach Heinrich Malan knows victory a must if they are to stay in the hunt for an unlikely Twenty20 World Cup semi-final berth.

Casey on Boxing: An ode to King Zaur
# Boxing Clever
# Boxing Clever

Casey on Boxing: An ode to King Zaur

Oct 25th 2022, 8:02 AM 11,614 Views 3 Comments

Why Antia deserves top billing in the pantheon of great Irish sporting coaches.

'Competing against clean athletes was important to her' - Former coach defends Halep
# Claim
# Claim

'Competing against clean athletes was important to her' - Former coach defends Halep

Oct 24th 2022, 1:44 PM 2,380 Views 0 Comments

Darren Cahill has issued a strong statement in the tennis star’s defence.

Brady stunned by Panthers as Packers slump to another loss
# NFL
# NFL

Brady stunned by Panthers as Packers slump to another loss

Oct 24th 2022, 7:34 AM 4,664 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers suffered a third straight defeat.

AFL champion Tuohy signs contract extension with Geelong Cats
# Pen To Paper
# Pen To Paper

AFL champion Tuohy signs contract extension with Geelong Cats

Oct 24th 2022, 7:31 AM 4,797 Views 1 Comment

Tuohy made his 250th appearance in the AFL last month.

'Beautiful, f****** beautiful' - Verstappen delight at beating Hamilton in US Grand Prix
# Thrilling
# Thrilling

'Beautiful, f****** beautiful' - Verstappen delight at beating Hamilton in US Grand Prix

Oct 23rd 2022, 10:17 PM 8,256 Views 10 Comments

Charles Leclerc finished third ahead of Sergio Perez as Red Bull secured their first constructors’ title since 2013.

Red Bull's punishment for salary cap breaches delayed following death of team co-owner
# Formula One
# Formula One

Red Bull's punishment for salary cap breaches delayed following death of team co-owner

Oct 23rd 2022, 9:26 PM 5,465 Views 2 Comments

It is understood the FIA has tabled a significant financial penalty and sporting sanctions, including the reduction of wind tunnel time.

Sainz grabs pole position at US Grand Prix as teammate Leclerc demoted 10 places
# F1
# F1

Sainz grabs pole position at US Grand Prix as teammate Leclerc demoted 10 places

Oct 23rd 2022, 10:25 AM 3,458 Views 0 Comments

Leclerc has been demoted following an engine penalty, promoting Max Verstappen to the front row for Sunday’s race.

Ireland suffer heavy defeat to Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup Super 12s opener
# Rough Start
# Rough Start

Ireland suffer heavy defeat to Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup Super 12s opener

Oct 23rd 2022, 9:56 AM 5,260 Views 2 Comments

Sri Lanka secured a nine-wicket victory on Sunday.

'Mental health awareness is at the core of the project, but we wanted to go a level deeper'
# Real Talks
# Real Talks

'Mental health awareness is at the core of the project, but we wanted to go a level deeper'

Oct 23rd 2022, 9:00 AM 6,537 Views 0 Comments

Alan O’Mara tells The42 about the Real Talks with SOSAD Ireland well-being series, which involves powerful conversations with Irish sporting figures.