Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 6 °C Thursday 24 January, 2019

Other - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'The kind of woman I want to be': Blazing a trail to show fitness and pregnancy can be combined

Moire O’Sullivan kept track of all the little battles she had to take on to return to her sport after pregnancy.

The Irishman who battled alcoholism, fought for the world title and was never knocked down in 57 pro bouts Interview This post contains videos

The Irishman who battled alcoholism, fought for the world title and was never knocked down in 57 pro bouts

Seán Mannion chats to The42 about his remarkable boxing career.

Open thread: What are you most looking forward to in the 2019 sporting year?

There’s plenty of sporting events on the horizon in 2019, including the Rugby World Cup and Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Other - Monday 31 December, 2018

'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes

The first Grand Slam event of the year begin on 14 January when the Australian Open commences.

These are the 10 most read stories on The42 this year

These were the stories you read in 2018.

The second-longest-serving head coach in the NFL has departed after 16 seasons

Marvin Lewis and the Cincinnati Bengals have parted company.

Floyd Mayweather eases to first-round victory in shambolic 'exhibition' bout Result This post contains videos

Floyd Mayweather eases to first-round victory in shambolic 'exhibition' bout

Tenshin Nasukawa’s trainer stopped the fight after the Japanese fighter had been floored three times.

Everything we got right - and what we got terribly wrong - about the 2018 NFL season

Few could have predicted the 12 teams that make up the playoffs, writes Steve O’Rourke.

'It is very exciting for both of us' - Federer relishing once-in-a-lifetime Serena clash

The two tennis greats face off in a sold out mixed doubles group tie at the Hopman Cup tomorrow.

LeBron James calls himself the 'greatest player of all time'

LeBron led his home town Cavaliers to the NBA title in 2015/16.

Mahomes throws 50th TD of the season as Chiefs clinch AFC top seed

The Wild Card Weekend lineup is finally set.

22 of our favourite sports books from 2018

Featuring Tiger Woods, Andy Lee, Seán Cavanagh and Cora Staunton among others.

Other - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Van Gerwen blows Anderson away to set up Smith decider

What promised to be a classic semi-final proved to be a one-sided affair as Michael van Gerwen beat Gary Anderson at a canter.

Pats and Texans clear up AFC picture as Cowboys snatch spectacular late win at Giants Thrilling Finale This post contains videos

Pats and Texans clear up AFC picture as Cowboys snatch spectacular late win at Giants

Saquon Barkley has had a rookie year to remember despite the Giants having a year to forget.

Nasukawa vows to 'take down' relaxed Mayweather on New Year's Eve

Floyd Mayweather Jr says he can do three rounds in his sleep, but Tenshin Nasukawa plans to give him a wake-up call.

Understanding the universe, playoff permutations, and your NFL week 17 preview

Understanding the universe, playoff permutations, and your NFL week 17 preview

There is more to play for than the three available playoff spots on the final day of the regular season, writes Steve O’Rourke.

Other - Saturday 29 December, 2018

4 Irish female pro boxers, who aren't named Katie Taylor, to keep an eye out for in 2019

Siobhán O’Leary, Elaine Greenan, Cathy McAleer and the returning Lynn Harvey will fly the flag for Irish women’s pro boxing alongside world champ Taylor over the next year.

Bizarre bout against Japanese kickboxer 'all about entertainment' for Mayweather

The 41-year-old boxer will take on ‘Ninja Boy’ Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan on New Year’s Eve.

Fermanagh's Dolan comes up short in World Championship quarter-final

England’s Nathan Aspinall has advanced to the last four at the Alexandra Palace thanks to a 5-1 win.

2018 in review - top 3 most memorable moments for Irish women in sport A Year To Remember This post contains videos

2018 in review - top 3 most memorable moments for Irish women in sport

In a year of highlights, we look at some of the top moments for Ireland’s women.

Other - Friday 28 December, 2018

Game on! Defending champion Cross crashes out at Ally Pally

Cross’ PDC World Championship defence ended at the round-of-16 stage on Friday night.

'I want to go out on my own terms': Andy Murray quells talk of retirement after injury-ravaged season

Injury-affected three-time grand slam champion Murray is driven by a desire to get back to his best before calling time on his career.

Dolan does it! Fermanagh's History Maker books quarter-final spot at Ally Pally World Darts Championship This post contains videos
LeBron-less Lakers suffer buzzer-beating loss while Warriors fall in OT NBA This post contains videos

LeBron-less Lakers suffer buzzer-beating loss while Warriors fall in OT

Bogdan Bogdanovic stepped up for the Sacramento Kings and drilled a three-pointer as time expired.

Other - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Taylor paying price for changing the game, but the best must start fighting the best in women's boxing

The female fight game is on the rise, but it will flatline if the fights aren’t right. Currently, two fellow champions are pricing themselves out of a scrap with Katie Taylor.

Van Gerwen, Anderson through to quarter-finals of World Darts Championship

The world number one held off two-time champion Adrian Lewis 4-1 at Alexandra Palace to progress to the last eight on Thursday.

Serena Williams hails rule changes to protect mothers in tennis

The 37-year-old American had her daughter Alexis Olympia in September 2017.

Other - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Patriots star Tom Brady reiterates wish to play beyond 2019

The legendary quarterback says he will do everything in his power to play on beyond the current NFL season.

'Chapman’s fist broke two of Mannion’s ribs and left him with a 60% collapsed lung'

Check out this extract from ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’.

'It was the best moment of any of our lives, and none of us will ever forget it'

A documentary on Ireland’s magical Women’s Hockey World Cup campaign airs on BBC tomorrow night.

'It's great that our dad is there to tell us to calm down if things go out of control a wee bit'

Monaghan youngsters Aaron and Stevie McKenna talk life in California, adding Kendrick Lamar to their American fanbase, and sparring the great Vasyl Lomachenko.

'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself'

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on overcoming doubt and personal adversity in 2018 to become a world champion.

LeBron James injured in Lakers Christmas Day rout of defending champion Warriors

The Lakers regrouped for a 127-101 win over two-time defending champions the Warriors.

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year History Maker This post contains videos

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year

Phil Healy chats to The42 about the changes she implemented that contributed to a career-best 12 months.

Other - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Remembering the people the sports world lost in 2018

From age-old superstars to tragic figures taken far too soon, there were many to mourn.

'If I could do all that, I would hold a world record... I was 11 years and 333 days old'

Read our extract from William Hill Sports Book of the Year joint winner, ‘Boy in the Water’.

The42's big Simpsons sports quiz

Test out your knowledge here.

'I've met a lot of people who threw away their livelihoods because of how addictive chess was' Obsession This post contains videos

'I've met a lot of people who threw away their livelihoods because of how addictive chess was'

Brin-Jonathan Butler discusses his new book, ‘The Grandmaster’.

'Women's sport hasn't been visible enough to occupy that same spot in our hearts. It should, it can and it will'

One of the brains behind the 20×20 campaign, Sarah Colgan, sat down with The42 to delve deeper into the landmark campaign.

'I can't let him win an Olympic medal and I don't...that would just be really awful'

Modern pentathlete couple Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe have emerged as two of Ireland’s leading hopes for Tokyo 2020.