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Shambolic organisation at the Champions League final and more of the week's best sportswriting
A selection of pieces that caught our eye this week.
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'He’d heard there was stuff in the book, and me telling him basically to f**k off'
In this extract from ‘The Ascent,’ the fallout from Paul Kimmage’s ‘Rough Ride’ book is recalled.
Late nights, dark places, and knowing when to pull back - The Art of Ghostwriting
We talk to Vincent Hogan, Paul Kimmage, Christy O’Connor, Keith Duggan and Dion Fanning about what goes into writing a sports autobiography.
'Sports can’t sink much lower than Mayweather-McGregor' and 25 more of the best articles from 2017
Featuring Wright Thompson, Marina Hyde, Paul Kimmage, Rory Smith and many more of the finest journalists out there.
'By no means is he a sports star of the year'
Paul Kimmage was not impressed with James McClean winning the RTÉ prize at the weekend.
Patrick's Hill to Paris: The incredible story of Kelly, Roche and Irish cycling's golden era
Barry Ryan has written the definitive account.
Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event
The disgraced former cyclist will be in Ireland for the One Zero sports conference in October.
Paul Kimmage ordered to pay over €10k for defamation of former UCI president
The Irish journalist had claimed that Hein Verbruggen had tolerated doping and covered up positive drugs tests.
BOD on McGregor: 'Over time it's very hard to maintain that lack of self doubt'
The centre also offered some clarity on why his partnership with Paul Kimmage didn’t work out.
'Totally discredited and a complete sham' - Kimmage says athletics 'stinks'
There was an excellent discussion on the topic during today’s Off The Ball Sunday Papers review.
We'll Leave it There So: O'Neill staying put, Kimmage 'repulsed' by MMA and all of today’s sport
Meanwhile, Manchester United have confirmed the signing of two high-profile players.
'I'm repulsed by it' - Kimmage questions credibility of MMA
The Sunday Independent journalist believes there is a lot of “pantomime” involved in the sport.
Kimmage digging in for 'long and bloody battle' in court with Verbruggen
The cycling journalist was at a preliminary hearing in a Swiss court today.
How well do you remember Irish football's most infamous event?
This week marks the anniversary of the time when Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy fell out ahead of the 2002 World Cup.
Benezech's claims about drugs in rugby 'exaggerated,' says former teammate Castaignède
The ex-French international also gave his thoughts on the recent George North head injury controversy.
'The argument that players will keep getting bigger in the future doesn’t hold up'
Simon Hick looks at a subject that’s becoming difficult to ignore — the sheer bulk of the beasts on show.
Paul Kimmage spoke about drugs in rugby again last night but Cian Healy disagrees with him
The issue about doping in rugby has generated a lot of recent debate.
We'll Leave it There So: Kimmage on BOD's book, McGregor's RTÉ documentary and all today's sport
Also, Andy Lee returns home and Alan Brogan contemplates his Dublin future.
Kimmage: Brian O'Driscoll left 'very interesting' bits out of his book
BOD’s former collaborator believes The Test would be very different had they continued to work together.
'I want to show them this problem that the sport has to address', says Kimmage about Irish rugby
The Rough Ride author feels that Irish rugby is ignoring a potential ‘time bomb’.
Brian O'Driscoll's 'The Test' is the Irish Sports Book of the Year
The autobiography overcame strong competition from other nominees, including Roy Keane’s memoir
17 things we learned from the Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' film
The documentary on the Irish journalist and whistleblower was screened on RTÉ One this evening.
What to watch on TV tonight: Monday
Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.
Paul Kimmage: 'The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice'
The Irish journalist is the subject of a new documentary about his troubled relationship with the sport of cycling.
‘I was taken by the fact that he's such an outsider’ - Adrian McCarthy on his upcoming Paul Kimmage film
A new film explores the Irish journalist’s crusade against doping in cycling, his relationship with Lance Armstrong and more.
Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' documentary to be broadcast on RTÉ
The film documents the Irish journalist’s pursuit of Lance Armstrong along with his love-hate relationship with the sport of cycling.
'I felt he was being unreasonable' -- Paul Kimmage reveals the reason he quit Brian O'Driscoll book
The pair had a falling out last weekend. But the reason may surprise you.
Paul Kimmage quits Brian O'Driscoll book, publishers confirm
Alan English will complete the Ireland star’s autobiography.
8 things we learned from watching 'The Armstrong Lie'
The new Lance Armstrong documentary will be released in Irish cinemas on 31 January.
Paul Kimmage: I may never speak to David Walsh again
The pair were good friends and colleagues for many years.
Sports film of the week: The Armstrong Lie
The upcoming documentary, directed by Alex Gibney, takes a detailed look at the life of the disgraced cyclist.
Lance Armstrong sent Paul Kimmage a Happy New Year tweet last night
The cyclist had his say after Kimmage responded to a fan question about a visit to Cork.
Chris O’Dowd to play part of David Walsh in Lance Armstrong biopic
Ben Foster will take on the role of Armstrong while Breaking Bad’s Jesse Plemons will also feature.
UCI have dropped their lawsuit against me - Kimmage
The news comes just weeks after Pat McQuaid was defeated in the organisation’s presidential election.
Judge orders Lance Armstrong to answer doping questions
One insurer wants to know when Pat McQuaid first learned of Armstrong’s doping.
Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping
The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.
David Walsh apologises to Irish fans offended by claims of abuse to Team Sky
The Sunday Times journalist took to Twitter in an effort to clarify statements made in his latest column.
No, David Walsh doesn't want to respond to Paul Kimmage's criticism
Kimmage described parts of a recent article defending Chris Froome as “insulting.”
'I found it insulting' -- Paul Kimmage tackles David Walsh's defence of Chris Froome
‘Who are the mob’ Kimmage asks his friend and former colleague.