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Other - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Crashes cost Roglic as Schachmann retains Paris-Nice crown
# Max Power
# Max Power

Crashes cost Roglic as Schachmann retains Paris-Nice crown

Mar 14th 2021, 5:11 PM 4,055 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett finishes second in points classification after his two stage wins.

Ex Team Sky doctor slams 'unbelievable' doping ruling
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

Ex Team Sky doctor slams 'unbelievable' doping ruling

Mar 14th 2021, 3:43 PM 5,262 Views 5 Comments

Richard Freeman had admitted 18 of 22 charges against him relating to the ordering of a package of Testogel.

McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion
# On Top
# On Top

McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion

Mar 14th 2021, 11:41 AM 2,914 Views 0 Comments

Jessica McCaskill retained her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO welterweight titles.

Two goals for Cavan's Sheridan but Tipp's O'Dwyer celebrates as Brisbane defeat Collingwood
# AFLW
# AFLW

Two goals for Cavan's Sheridan but Tipp's O'Dwyer celebrates as Brisbane defeat Collingwood

Mar 14th 2021, 11:07 AM 4,767 Views 0 Comments

Brisbane won the big AFLW clash 35-32 against Collingwood.

In praise of the mams who help fuel our passion for the beautiful games
# Mother Knows Best
# Mother Knows Best

In praise of the mams who help fuel our passion for the beautiful games

Mar 14th 2021, 9:25 AM 7,679 Views 1 Comment

A Mother’s Day expression of gratitude.

Middleweight boxing great Marvin Hagler dies at 66
# RIP
# RIP

Middleweight boxing great Marvin Hagler dies at 66

Mar 14th 2021, 9:07 AM 6,557 Views 11 Comments

“Marvelous” Marvin Hagler fought from 1973 to 1987 and delivered some of the epic bouts in a golden era of the sport.

'There’s a hope in me that nobody else will have to go through this'
# Quarter Glass Of Milk
# Quarter Glass Of Milk

'There’s a hope in me that nobody else will have to go through this'

Mar 14th 2021, 7:12 AM 4,862 Views 1 Comment

‘The reality is I know people are going through this every day.’

Other - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Legendary Formula One commentator Murray Walker dies aged 97
# RIP
# RIP

Legendary Formula One commentator Murray Walker dies aged 97

Mar 13th 2021, 6:55 PM 34,331 Views 72 Comments

His broadcasting career spanned over half a century before his retirement in 2001.

Ireland lose to Olympic champions Great Britain in series opener
# Hockey
# Hockey

Ireland lose to Olympic champions Great Britain in series opener

Mar 13th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,656 Views 0 Comments

Roisin Upton gave Ireland a half-time lead but GB bounced back to win 2-1.

Staunton fires 3 goals as GWS Giants claim vital win and Dublin duo play in Melbourne success
# AFLW
# AFLW

Staunton fires 3 goals as GWS Giants claim vital win and Dublin duo play in Melbourne success

Mar 13th 2021, 10:43 AM 8,719 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo great played a key role as GWS Giants defeated St Kilda.

Other - Friday 12 March, 2021

Tom Brady signs contract extension with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
# Hanging In There
# Hanging In There

Tom Brady signs contract extension with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Mar 12th 2021, 8:55 PM 7,373 Views 6 Comments

Brady won his seventh Super Bowl in his first season with the Buccaneers.

Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win
# Cycling
# Cycling

Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win

Mar 12th 2021, 8:31 PM 2,949 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett came to a standstill on the final climb.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quiziness Time
# It's Quiziness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 12th 2021, 5:00 PM 32,160 Views 12 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua fight is ‘nowhere near’ being finalised
# Boxing
# Boxing

Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua fight is ‘nowhere near’ being finalised

Mar 12th 2021, 10:41 AM 3,153 Views 1 Comment

Fury has stopped training while negotiations continue.

Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman found guilty by medical tribunal
# Cycling
# Cycling

Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman found guilty by medical tribunal

Mar 12th 2021, 10:27 AM 4,166 Views 9 Comments

Freeman was found to have ordered testosterone “knowing or believing it was to be administered to an athlete to improve their athletic performance”.

Oisin Murphy return delayed by ‘administrative error’
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Oisin Murphy return delayed by ‘administrative error’

Mar 12th 2021, 9:29 AM 2,213 Views 1 Comment

Champion jockey was due to take three rides at Lingfield.

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson
# Sportswriting
# Sportswriting

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson

Mar 12th 2021, 9:08 AM 3,754 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Cooney will host a live episode of Behind The Lines.

Kyrie Irving stars as the Brooklyn Nets end Celtics’ winning run
# Hoops
# Hoops

Kyrie Irving stars as the Brooklyn Nets end Celtics’ winning run

Mar 12th 2021, 7:48 AM 1,690 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for the Bucks, Clippers and Suns.

Other - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Federer beaten in his second match since returning from 13-month lay-off
# The Comeback
# The Comeback

Federer beaten in his second match since returning from 13-month lay-off

Mar 11th 2021, 6:21 PM 2,276 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old failed to capitalise on a match-point in his Qatar Open clash with Nikoloz Basilashvili.

Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended
# Super Sam
# Super Sam

Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended

Mar 11th 2021, 6:04 PM 5,678 Views 8 Comments

The closing two stages are to be changed after the reimposition of a weekend lockdown due to Covid-19.

Osaka's sister Mari retires at 24, saying she 'didn't enjoy' tennis journey
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Osaka's sister Mari retires at 24, saying she 'didn't enjoy' tennis journey

Mar 11th 2021, 2:34 PM 5,243 Views 0 Comments

Mari is 18 months older than Osaka, and reached a career-high of 280th in the world in 2018.

Argentine fans demonstrate to demand 'justice' for Diego Maradona
# El Diego
# El Diego

Argentine fans demonstrate to demand 'justice' for Diego Maradona

Mar 11th 2021, 1:37 PM 4,928 Views 3 Comments

Maradona died on 25 November 2020 in circumstances under investigation.

Member of Irish athletics team from European Indoors tests positive for Covid-19
# Statement
# Statement

Member of Irish athletics team from European Indoors tests positive for Covid-19

Mar 11th 2021, 1:25 PM 3,242 Views 1 Comment

Athletics Ireland have released a statement.

Cruciate injury rules World Cup silver medallist out as Ireland name squad to face GB in Belfast
# Green Army
# Green Army

Cruciate injury rules World Cup silver medallist out as Ireland name squad to face GB in Belfast

Mar 11th 2021, 10:42 AM 3,668 Views 0 Comments

Sean Dancer’s Green Army are in action on home soil this weekend as they ramp up preparations for summer.

Doncic and Porzingis fuel Mavericks' fourth straight NBA win
# Wrap
# Wrap

Doncic and Porzingis fuel Mavericks' fourth straight NBA win

Mar 11th 2021, 8:36 AM 1,493 Views 0 Comments

Luka Doncic posted the 33rd triple double of his career.

Other - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

LeBron James urged to rethink vaccine stance
# Private
# Private

LeBron James urged to rethink vaccine stance

Mar 10th 2021, 10:54 PM 9,703 Views 1 Comment

In comments ahead of the All-Star Game last weekend, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar would not say whether he planned on getting vaccinated.

All-conquering Roglic takes Paris-Nice lead as Bennett clings on to green jersey
# French Connection
# French Connection

All-conquering Roglic takes Paris-Nice lead as Bennett clings on to green jersey

Mar 10th 2021, 8:43 PM 2,542 Views 0 Comments

The Jumbo-Visma rider takes over the yellow and green jerseys, but Bennett wears the latter again tomorrow.

Roger Federer makes winning return after 13 months out
# Comeback King
# Comeback King

Roger Federer makes winning return after 13 months out

Mar 10th 2021, 7:06 PM 2,961 Views 1 Comment

The 39-year-old Swiss great beat British number one Dan Evans at the Qatar Open.

Re-elected IOC president Bach promises 'safe, secure' Tokyo Olympics
# Onwards
# Onwards

Re-elected IOC president Bach promises 'safe, secure' Tokyo Olympics

Mar 10th 2021, 6:30 PM 1,133 Views 1 Comment

‘The question is not whether, the question is how these Olympic Games will take place.’

'Even from the hospital bed he’s giving me some heat': Tiger Woods keeping pressure on Rory McIlroy
# Critique
# Critique

'Even from the hospital bed he’s giving me some heat': Tiger Woods keeping pressure on Rory McIlroy

Mar 10th 2021, 4:25 PM 5,743 Views 1 Comment

McIlroy was on the Jimmy Fallon show to chat about Tiger Woods and pizza options in Missouri.

Youth world champ Katelynn Phelan to face former Katie Taylor opponent in new division
# Smiling Assassin
# Smiling Assassin

Youth world champ Katelynn Phelan to face former Katie Taylor opponent in new division

Mar 10th 2021, 12:43 PM 3,347 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old will begin her 140-pound campaign against a familiar face in Karina Kopinska, who also once fought Christina McMahon.

Other - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Irish amateur jockey James to face hearing over dead horse video
# Probe
# Probe

Irish amateur jockey James to face hearing over dead horse video

Mar 9th 2021, 8:01 PM 4,371 Views 1 Comment

The hearing will take place on Wednesday after the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board concluded its investigation.

New research shows reasons many Irish teenage girls don't take part in sport
# Report
# Report

New research shows reasons many Irish teenage girls don't take part in sport

Mar 9th 2021, 7:05 PM 9,052 Views 5 Comments

By the age of 13-15 many girls have labelled themselves ‘not sporty’ and are far less likely to participate in sport.

Late call on Fakir D’oudairies’ Cheltenham options
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

Late call on Fakir D’oudairies’ Cheltenham options

Mar 9th 2021, 12:59 PM 2,252 Views 0 Comments

Joseph O’Brien still pondering between Champion Chase and Ryanair.

Other - Monday 8 March, 2021

Cork school 'incredibly proud' as ex-pupils earn first All-Star and athletics acclaim on same night
# Rebel Icons
# Rebel Icons

Cork school 'incredibly proud' as ex-pupils earn first All-Star and athletics acclaim on same night

Mar 8th 2021, 5:29 PM 7,691 Views 1 Comment

Edel Murphy of St Mary’s Central School in Enniskeane talks about their successful former pupils.

Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice
# Cycling
# Cycling

Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice

Mar 8th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,913 Views 2 Comments

A late crash proved a disruption as Bennett crossed in fifth place.

Giannis wins MVP as Team LeBron dominates 2021 NBA All-Star Game
# Hoops
# Hoops

Giannis wins MVP as Team LeBron dominates 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Mar 8th 2021, 8:15 AM 5,400 Views 1 Comment

Antetokounmpo’s 16-for-16 game easily eclipsed the previous All-Star record.

Other - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week
# Extra Extra
# Extra Extra

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week

Mar 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 1,702 Views 0 Comments

Join the club, fellow sports lovers.

Ireland’s Sean Tobin expresses regret after 11th place finish in final
# Hard Yards
# Hard Yards

Ireland’s Sean Tobin expresses regret after 11th place finish in final

Mar 7th 2021, 5:35 PM 8,657 Views 6 Comments

The Tipp man was running in his first major championship final.

Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener
# Cycling
# Cycling

Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener

Mar 7th 2021, 4:29 PM 5,468 Views 14 Comments

It was a fourth stage win on this race for Bennett.