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Other - Monday 18 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 18th 2021, 2:01 PM 33,994 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

Jan 18th 2021, 1:29 PM 2,842 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

Jan 18th 2021, 9:45 AM 42,660 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

Jan 18th 2021, 8:34 AM 2,531 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

Jan 18th 2021, 7:55 AM 7,672 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

Jan 18th 2021, 12:18 AM 6,980 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

Jan 18th 2021, 12:09 AM 5,568 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

Jan 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 1,707 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 Jan 17th 2021, 5:07 PM 8,455 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

Jan 17th 2021, 4:14 PM 3,989 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 Jan 17th 2021, 2:55 PM 47,319 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

Jan 17th 2021, 2:17 PM 1,087 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

Jan 17th 2021, 10:57 AM 4,043 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

Jan 17th 2021, 9:23 AM 5,077 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

Jan 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,199 Views 0 Comments

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

Jan 16th 2021, 11:40 PM 3,299 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

Jan 16th 2021, 4:08 PM 6,156 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

Jan 16th 2021, 3:31 PM 1,696 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

Jan 16th 2021, 3:08 PM 1,535 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

Jan 16th 2021, 11:18 AM 1,765 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

Jan 16th 2021, 10:10 AM 10,363 Views 20 Comments

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

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
# Flight Risk
# Flight Risk

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane

Jan 16th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,898 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.

Taylor grabs PGA Hawaii lead with sizzling 62
# Taylor Made
# Taylor Made

Taylor grabs PGA Hawaii lead with sizzling 62

Jan 16th 2021, 9:29 AM 2,169 Views 0 Comments

The Canadian reeled off a string of impressive birdie putts.

Other - Friday 15 January, 2021

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot
# Like A Fine Wine
# Like A Fine Wine

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot

Jan 15th 2021, 11:47 PM 5,826 Views 5 Comments

The Scot triumphed 6-3 in the 70th meeting between the two long-standing rivals.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Les Quizerables
# Les Quizerables

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jan 15th 2021, 5:00 PM 31,122 Views 4 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated Jan 15th 2021, 11:59 AM 23,350 Views 18 Comments

There’s plenty of live action to keep you entertained over the next few days.

Jets look to Saleh to turn their fortunes around after a miserable 2020
# On The Move
# On The Move

Jets look to Saleh to turn their fortunes around after a miserable 2020

Jan 15th 2021, 9:13 AM 3,134 Views 6 Comments

The defensive guru is ready to edge out Arthur Smith to land the job in New York.

No Harden, no problem as Wood bags 27 points to fuel Rockets win
# Post-Beard Era
# Post-Beard Era

No Harden, no problem as Wood bags 27 points to fuel Rockets win

Jan 15th 2021, 9:04 AM 1,629 Views 1 Comment

Rockets beat Spurs 109-105 as dust settles on blockbuster trade deal.

Other - Thursday 14 January, 2021

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
# RIP
# RIP

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Jan 14th 2021, 8:35 PM 10,970 Views 0 Comments

She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test
# Tennis
# Tennis

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test

Jan 14th 2021, 11:15 AM 2,161 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is isolating at home in London.

US Olympic gold medalist charged over Capitol riot by Trump supporters
# Investigation
# Investigation

US Olympic gold medalist charged over Capitol riot by Trump supporters

Jan 14th 2021, 8:25 AM 68,815 Views 21 Comments

Klete Keller was filmed as part of the crowd that illegally entered the Capitol after violent protesters broke through.

Giannis earns 20th triple-double in win over Pistons while Lakers extend winning streak to four
# Wrap
# Wrap

Giannis earns 20th triple-double in win over Pistons while Lakers extend winning streak to four

Jan 14th 2021, 8:08 AM 2,666 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Charlotte Hornets while the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks.

Other - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Harden joining Durant and Kyrie at Brooklyn Nets after blockbuster 4-team NBA trade
# In Houston He Had A Problem
# In Houston He Had A Problem

Harden joining Durant and Kyrie at Brooklyn Nets after blockbuster 4-team NBA trade

Jan 13th 2021, 10:36 PM 8,083 Views 5 Comments

The Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers were also involved in the trade.

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again
# Cruel
# Cruel

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again

Jan 13th 2021, 4:32 PM 5,504 Views 0 Comments

Fremantle are ‘devastated’ for Áine Tighe, who is unlikely to feature in 2021 after suffering a medial meniscus tear.

Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia 76ers to overtime win over Miami Heat
# NBA
# NBA

Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia 76ers to overtime win over Miami Heat

Jan 13th 2021, 8:34 AM 1,468 Views 1 Comment

There were also wins for the Lakers, Nets and Jazz.

Other - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores
# Chance At History
# Chance At History

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores

Jan 12th 2021, 6:56 PM 6,296 Views 5 Comments

‘There is nobody stopping me from becoming the island of Ireland’s only ever three-weight world champ,’ said the Belfast sporting icon.

Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 31,907 Views 17 Comments

The 68-year-old says the ‘tragic’ riots at the US Capitol persuaded him to turn down the honour.

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
# Disqualified
# Disqualified

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Jan 12th 2021, 11:02 AM 4,274 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed
# Grand Prix
# Grand Prix

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed

Jan 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 1,892 Views 1 Comment

The normal curtain-raiser in Melbourne is now scheduled for November.

McCollum makes the difference for Blazers against Toronto
# NBA
# NBA

McCollum makes the difference for Blazers against Toronto

Jan 12th 2021, 8:29 AM 1,337 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Giannis Antetokounmpo bounced back from injury to help the Bucks beat Magic.