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#Paul Kimmage

# paul-kimmage - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'He’d heard there was stuff in the book, and me telling him basically to f**k off'
# Anger
# Anger

'He’d heard there was stuff in the book, and me telling him basically to f**k off'

Apr 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 13,444 Views 11 Comments

In this extract from ‘The Ascent,’ the fallout from Paul Kimmage’s ‘Rough Ride’ book is recalled.

# paul-kimmage - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Late nights, dark places, and knowing when to pull back - The Art of Ghostwriting
# Sportswriting
# Sportswriting

Late nights, dark places, and knowing when to pull back - The Art of Ghostwriting

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:30 AM 12,849 Views 2 Comments

We talk to Vincent Hogan, Paul Kimmage, Christy O’Connor, Keith Duggan and Dion Fanning about what goes into writing a sports autobiography.

# paul-kimmage - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'Sports can’t sink much lower than Mayweather-McGregor' and 25 more of the best articles from 2017
# Essential Reading
# Essential Reading

'Sports can’t sink much lower than Mayweather-McGregor' and 25 more of the best articles from 2017

Dec 31st 2017, 9:00 AM 7,502 Views 3 Comments

Featuring Wright Thompson, Marina Hyde, Paul Kimmage, Rory Smith and many more of the finest journalists out there.

# paul-kimmage - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'By no means is he a sports star of the year'
# Claim
# Claim

'By no means is he a sports star of the year'

Dec 19th 2017, 2:26 PM 21,635 Views 40 Comments

Paul Kimmage was not impressed with James McClean winning the RTÉ prize at the weekend.

# paul-kimmage - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Patrick's Hill to Paris: The incredible story of Kelly, Roche and Irish cycling's golden era
# Green And Yellow
# Green And Yellow

Patrick's Hill to Paris: The incredible story of Kelly, Roche and Irish cycling's golden era

Oct 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 12,864 Views 26 Comments

Barry Ryan has written the definitive account.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event
# Old Foes
# Old Foes

Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event

Sep 28th 2016, 8:36 AM 36,577 Views 59 Comments

The disgraced former cyclist will be in Ireland for the One Zero sports conference in October.

# paul-kimmage - Friday 27 May, 2016

Paul Kimmage ordered to pay over €10k for defamation of former UCI president
# Costly Decision
# Costly Decision

Paul Kimmage ordered to pay over €10k for defamation of former UCI president

May 27th 2016, 5:39 PM 10,049 Views 16 Comments

The Irish journalist had claimed that Hein Verbruggen had tolerated doping and covered up positive drugs tests.

# paul-kimmage - Thursday 21 January, 2016

BOD on McGregor: 'Over time it's very hard to maintain that lack of self doubt'
# Frontin'
# Frontin'

BOD on McGregor: 'Over time it's very hard to maintain that lack of self doubt'

Jan 21st 2016, 8:10 PM 23,488 Views 32 Comments

The centre also offered some clarity on why his partnership with Paul Kimmage didn’t work out.

# paul-kimmage - Sunday 2 August, 2015

'Totally discredited and a complete sham' - Kimmage says athletics 'stinks'
# Doping
# Doping

'Totally discredited and a complete sham' - Kimmage says athletics 'stinks'

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:32 PM 15,493 Views 17 Comments

There was an excellent discussion on the topic during today’s Off The Ball Sunday Papers review.

# paul-kimmage - Monday 13 July, 2015

We'll Leave it There So: O'Neill staying put, Kimmage 'repulsed' by MMA and all of today’s sport
# Monday
# Monday

We'll Leave it There So: O'Neill staying put, Kimmage 'repulsed' by MMA and all of today’s sport

Jul 13th 2015, 8:06 PM 16,886 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Manchester United have confirmed the signing of two high-profile players.

'I'm repulsed by it' - Kimmage questions credibility of MMA
# Critical
# Critical

'I'm repulsed by it' - Kimmage questions credibility of MMA

Jul 13th 2015, 1:51 PM 62,431 Views 166 Comments

The Sunday Independent journalist believes there is a lot of “pantomime” involved in the sport.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Kimmage digging in for 'long and bloody battle' in court with Verbruggen
# Braced
# Braced

Kimmage digging in for 'long and bloody battle' in court with Verbruggen

Jul 8th 2015, 9:42 PM 9,860 Views 0 Comments

The cycling journalist was at a preliminary hearing in a Swiss court today.

# paul-kimmage - Thursday 14 May, 2015

How well do you remember Irish football's most infamous event?
# Quiz
# Quiz

How well do you remember Irish football's most infamous event?

May 14th 2015, 5:00 PM 27,109 Views 41 Comments

This week marks the anniversary of the time when Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy fell out ahead of the 2002 World Cup.

# paul-kimmage - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Benezech's claims about drugs in rugby 'exaggerated,' says former teammate Castaignède
# Interview
# Interview

Benezech's claims about drugs in rugby 'exaggerated,' says former teammate Castaignède

Feb 12th 2015, 7:45 AM 4,592 Views 3 Comments

The ex-French international also gave his thoughts on the recent George North head injury controversy.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

'The argument that players will keep getting bigger in the future doesn’t hold up'
# Column
# Column

'The argument that players will keep getting bigger in the future doesn’t hold up'

Feb 11th 2015, 9:20 PM 26,742 Views 15 Comments

Simon Hick looks at a subject that’s becoming difficult to ignore — the sheer bulk of the beasts on show.

# paul-kimmage - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Paul Kimmage spoke about drugs in rugby again last night but Cian Healy disagrees with him
# Difference Of Opinion
# Difference Of Opinion

Paul Kimmage spoke about drugs in rugby again last night but Cian Healy disagrees with him

Feb 1st 2015, 11:58 AM 44,174 Views 86 Comments

The issue about doping in rugby has generated a lot of recent debate.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

We'll Leave it There So: Kimmage on BOD's book, McGregor's RTÉ documentary and all today's sport
# Wednesday
# Wednesday

We'll Leave it There So: Kimmage on BOD's book, McGregor's RTÉ documentary and all today's sport

Dec 17th 2014, 8:00 PM 14,071 Views 2 Comments

Also, Andy Lee returns home and Alan Brogan contemplates his Dublin future.

Kimmage: Brian O'Driscoll left 'very interesting' bits out of his book
# Words Unsaid
# Words Unsaid

Kimmage: Brian O'Driscoll left 'very interesting' bits out of his book

Dec 17th 2014, 2:25 PM 33,104 Views 61 Comments

BOD’s former collaborator believes The Test would be very different had they continued to work together.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

'I want to show them this problem that the sport has to address', says Kimmage about Irish rugby
# Revelations
# Revelations

'I want to show them this problem that the sport has to address', says Kimmage about Irish rugby

Dec 3rd 2014, 9:32 PM 30,113 Views 96 Comments

The Rough Ride author feels that Irish rugby is ignoring a potential ‘time bomb’.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Brian O'Driscoll's 'The Test' is the Irish Sports Book of the Year
# Winning
# Winning

Brian O'Driscoll's 'The Test' is the Irish Sports Book of the Year

Nov 26th 2014, 10:42 PM 13,957 Views 32 Comments

The autobiography overcame strong competition from other nominees, including Roy Keane’s memoir

# paul-kimmage - Monday 28 July, 2014

17 things we learned from the Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' film
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

17 things we learned from the Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' film

Jul 28th 2014, 11:15 PM 54,207 Views 110 Comments

The documentary on the Irish journalist and whistleblower was screened on RTÉ One this evening.

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday

Jul 28th 2014, 5:30 PM 3,063 Views 0 Comments

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

# paul-kimmage - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Paul Kimmage: 'The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice'
# Interview
# Interview

Paul Kimmage: 'The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice'

Jul 27th 2014, 10:00 AM 38,706 Views 54 Comments

The Irish journalist is the subject of a new documentary about his troubled relationship with the sport of cycling.

# paul-kimmage - Friday 25 July, 2014

‘I was taken by the fact that he's such an outsider’ - Adrian McCarthy on his upcoming Paul Kimmage film
# Interview
# Interview

‘I was taken by the fact that he's such an outsider’ - Adrian McCarthy on his upcoming Paul Kimmage film

Jul 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 17,857 Views 24 Comments

A new film explores the Irish journalist’s crusade against doping in cycling, his relationship with Lance Armstrong and more.

# paul-kimmage - Friday 18 July, 2014

Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' documentary to be broadcast on RTÉ
# Worth A Watch
# Worth A Watch

Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' documentary to be broadcast on RTÉ

Jul 18th 2014, 3:21 PM 7,456 Views 3 Comments

The film documents the Irish journalist’s pursuit of Lance Armstrong along with his love-hate relationship with the sport of cycling.

# paul-kimmage - Thursday 30 January, 2014

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

'I felt he was being unreasonable' -- Paul Kimmage reveals the reason he quit Brian O'Driscoll book
# Rough Ride
# Rough Ride

'I felt he was being unreasonable' -- Paul Kimmage reveals the reason he quit Brian O'Driscoll book

Jan 29th 2014, 11:45 PM 64,179 Views 147 Comments

The pair had a falling out last weekend. But the reason may surprise you.

Paul Kimmage quits Brian O'Driscoll book, publishers confirm
# End Of Story
# End Of Story

Paul Kimmage quits Brian O'Driscoll book, publishers confirm

Jan 29th 2014, 3:20 PM 36,044 Views 62 Comments

Alan English will complete the Ireland star’s autobiography.

# paul-kimmage - Thursday 16 January, 2014

8 things we learned from watching 'The Armstrong Lie'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

8 things we learned from watching 'The Armstrong Lie'

Jan 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 16,155 Views 23 Comments

The new Lance Armstrong documentary will be released in Irish cinemas on 31 January.

# paul-kimmage - Monday 6 January, 2014

Paul Kimmage: I may never speak to David Walsh again
# Vicious Cycle
# Vicious Cycle

Paul Kimmage: I may never speak to David Walsh again

Jan 6th 2014, 2:29 PM 11,814 Views 8 Comments

The pair were good friends and colleagues for many years.

# paul-kimmage - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Sports film of the week: The Armstrong Lie
# Worth A Watch
# Worth A Watch

Sports film of the week: The Armstrong Lie

Jan 5th 2014, 9:00 PM 5,580 Views 4 Comments

The upcoming documentary, directed by Alex Gibney, takes a detailed look at the life of the disgraced cyclist.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Lance Armstrong sent Paul Kimmage a Happy New Year tweet last night
# Bygones
# Bygones

Lance Armstrong sent Paul Kimmage a Happy New Year tweet last night

Jan 1st 2014, 11:29 AM 12,611 Views 11 Comments

The cyclist had his say after Kimmage responded to a fan question about a visit to Cork.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Chris O’Dowd to play part of David Walsh in Lance Armstrong biopic
# Vicious Cycle
# Vicious Cycle

Chris O’Dowd to play part of David Walsh in Lance Armstrong biopic

Oct 16th 2013, 11:55 AM 9,909 Views 6 Comments

Ben Foster will take on the role of Armstrong while Breaking Bad’s Jesse Plemons will also feature.

# paul-kimmage - Thursday 10 October, 2013

UCI have dropped their lawsuit against me - Kimmage
# Closure
# Closure

UCI have dropped their lawsuit against me - Kimmage

Oct 10th 2013, 10:44 PM 2,559 Views 7 Comments

The news comes just weeks after Pat McQuaid was defeated in the organisation’s presidential election.

# paul-kimmage - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Judge orders Lance Armstrong to answer doping questions
# Vicious Cycle
# Vicious Cycle

Judge orders Lance Armstrong to answer doping questions

Sep 4th 2013, 9:56 AM 1,478 Views 2 Comments

One insurer wants to know when Pat McQuaid first learned of Armstrong’s doping.

# paul-kimmage - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping
# Hunger Pains
# Hunger Pains

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping

Aug 20th 2013, 8:12 PM 20,714 Views 29 Comments

The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.

# paul-kimmage - Thursday 25 July, 2013

David Walsh apologises to Irish fans offended by claims of abuse to Team Sky
# Backing Down
# Backing Down

David Walsh apologises to Irish fans offended by claims of abuse to Team Sky

Jul 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 18,462 Views 22 Comments

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
# Doping
# Doping

No, David Walsh doesn't want to respond to Paul Kimmage's criticism

Jul 25th 2013, 2:27 PM 6,017 Views 2 Comments

Kimmage described parts of a recent article defending Chris Froome as “insulting.”

# paul-kimmage - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

'I found it insulting' -- Paul Kimmage tackles David Walsh's defence of Chris Froome
# TDF
# TDF

'I found it insulting' -- Paul Kimmage tackles David Walsh's defence of Chris Froome

Jul 23rd 2013, 5:34 PM 32,337 Views 53 Comments

‘Who are the mob’ Kimmage asks his friend and former colleague.

# paul-kimmage - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Paul Kimmage’s film crew have had their equipment stolen
# Theft
# Theft

Paul Kimmage’s film crew have had their equipment stolen

Jun 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 12,105 Views 21 Comments

They have suffered the set-back while in the middle of shooting Rough Rider in France.

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