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#Shock

# shock - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open
# Shock
# Shock

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 9:49 AM 7,112 Views 0 Comments

Thiem fell to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrovin in straight sets.

# shock - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Real Madrid's title challenge in crisis after defeat to Levante
# Shock
# Shock

Real Madrid's title challenge in crisis after defeat to Levante

Jan 30th 2021, 5:37 PM 4,434 Views 1 Comment

Atletico can go 10 points clear at the top of La Liga tomorrow.

# shock - Monday 21 December, 2020

'So, says Jim, you’re travelling on Saturday. I nearly fall off the chair. ‘What?!’'
# Shock
# Shock

'So, says Jim, you’re travelling on Saturday. I nearly fall off the chair. ‘What?!’'

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 8:05 PM 60,494 Views 27 Comments

Bernard Brogan describes the run-up to last year’s All-Ireland final.

# shock - Saturday 28 November, 2020

'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset
# Belief
# Belief

'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset

Nov 28th 2020, 8:15 AM 4,065 Views 0 Comments

Armagh face the three-in-a-row All-Ireland champions in today’s semi-final – and the underdog tag suits them just fine.

# shock - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Underdogs Cavan stun Donegal to end 23 years of hurt in Ulster
# Shock
# Shock

Underdogs Cavan stun Donegal to end 23 years of hurt in Ulster

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 51,192 Views 57 Comments

Mickey Graham’s side won by four points in the Athletic Grounds.

# shock - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks
# Shock
# Shock

Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks

Nov 14th 2020, 9:30 AM 49,740 Views 22 Comments

Nicolas Sanchez scored all of the Pumas’ points in a 25-15 win in Sydney.

# shock - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Lucan Sarsfields stun Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin hurling quarter-final
# Shock
# Shock

Lucan Sarsfields stun Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin hurling quarter-final

Aug 23rd 2020, 5:57 PM 10,753 Views 0 Comments

They’ll play Cuala in the Dublin SHC semi-final.

# shock - Friday 27 March, 2020

'I don't understand how New England let him get away' - NFL icon Joe Montana on Brady exit
# Shock
# Shock

'I don't understand how New England let him get away' - NFL icon Joe Montana on Brady exit

Mar 27th 2020, 7:47 AM 5,297 Views 3 Comments

The legendary quarterback has signed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

# shock - Friday 21 February, 2020

2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22
# Shock
# Shock

2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22

Feb 21st 2020, 9:46 AM 6,678 Views 5 Comments

The Bray man cited financial reasons, and his not being selected for March’s Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, as cause to hang up his gloves.

# shock - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup
# Shock
# Shock

Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup

Jan 26th 2020, 6:04 PM 45,296 Views 55 Comments

They scored two tries at the death to steal a famous victory.

# shock - Friday 24 January, 2020

15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open
# Stunned
# Stunned

15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open

Jan 24th 2020, 12:11 PM 23,962 Views 10 Comments

The teen sensation won in straight sets to reach the last 16.

# shock - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore
# Shock
# Shock

Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore

Jan 12th 2020, 9:20 AM 9,976 Views 3 Comments

The New England Patriots one week, the Baltimore Ravens the next. The Tennessee Titans caused another upset on Saturday.

# shock - Saturday 19 October, 2019

10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season
# Shock
# Shock

10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season

Oct 19th 2019, 9:55 PM 6,142 Views 7 Comments

Real Madrid had Alvaro Odriozola sent off in the second half during their 1-0 defeat.

# shock - Sunday 6 October, 2019

10-man Celtic stunned by Livingston as Lennon's side suffer first league defeat
# Scottish Premiership
# Scottish Premiership

10-man Celtic stunned by Livingston as Lennon's side suffer first league defeat

Oct 6th 2019, 2:28 PM 5,817 Views 0 Comments

Rangers will have the chance to go top of the Scottish Premiership later today.

# shock - Sunday 29 September, 2019

'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside'
# Regrets
# Regrets

'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside'

Sep 29th 2019, 4:50 AM 27,503 Views 29 Comments

Ireland played into Japan’s hands in their shock 19-12 defeat to Japan.

# shock - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock
# Upset
# Upset

'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock

Sep 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 30,320 Views 57 Comments

The Brave Blossoms took some motivation from the Irish focus on a possible quarter-final.

# shock - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'
# Shock
# Shock

'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'

Sep 25th 2019, 1:12 PM 19,395 Views 7 Comments

Irishman Dean Lester was part of Uruguay’s S&C team in their preparation for the World Cup.

# shock - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Celtic's Champions League campaign ends in humiliation after home defeat to CFR Cluj
# Shock
# Shock

Celtic's Champions League campaign ends in humiliation after home defeat to CFR Cluj

Aug 13th 2019, 9:48 PM 20,479 Views 62 Comments

Neil Lennon’s side side lost 4-3 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate.

# shock - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Buffon close to sensational Juventus return with back-up keeper expected to depart
# Gigi
# Gigi

Buffon close to sensational Juventus return with back-up keeper expected to depart

Jun 26th 2019, 11:02 AM 7,711 Views 3 Comments

The legendary Italian goalkeeper recently announced his intention to leave PSG after one season.

# shock - Friday 19 April, 2019

Leeds' promotion hopes suffer massive blow as 10-man Wigan triumph at Elland Road
# Shock
# Shock

Leeds' promotion hopes suffer massive blow as 10-man Wigan triumph at Elland Road

Apr 19th 2019, 5:54 PM 7,012 Views 15 Comments

Marcelo Bielsa’s men suffered a surprising 2-1 defeat to Wigan Athletic at home on Friday.

# shock - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Woods falls to Danish outsider in 'stinging' WGC Match Play loss after knocking McIlroy out
# Upset
# Upset

Woods falls to Danish outsider in 'stinging' WGC Match Play loss after knocking McIlroy out

Mar 31st 2019, 11:18 AM 6,198 Views 1 Comment

Tiger was left hurting after a surprise defeat to Lucas Bjerregaard in Austin.

# shock - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell
# Up The Royals
# Up The Royals

Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell

Mar 12th 2019, 3:51 PM 4,155 Views 4 Comments

Buveur D’Air’s reign ended when he fell early in the race.

# shock - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat
# Upset
# Upset

Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat

Feb 17th 2019, 1:39 PM 11,868 Views 12 Comments

The Blancos’ seven-game unbeaten run came to an end after an abysmal performance as Ramos saw red.

# shock - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

World number one Osaka splits with coach after recent success
# Shock
# Shock

World number one Osaka splits with coach after recent success

Feb 12th 2019, 8:46 AM 4,794 Views 1 Comment

The Australian Open champion enjoyed a breakthrough 2018 alongside Sascha Bajin but the two have parted ways.

# shock - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer handed four-year ban for use of electric 'jiggers'
# Shock
# Shock

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer handed four-year ban for use of electric 'jiggers'

Feb 6th 2019, 8:59 AM 5,825 Views 5 Comments

The devices were found in Darren Weir’s bedroom.

# shock - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Real Madrid slump to stunning defeat to Eibar in Solari's first game
# Shock
# Shock

Real Madrid slump to stunning defeat to Eibar in Solari's first game

Nov 24th 2018, 2:04 PM 8,293 Views 3 Comments

The European champions were beaten 3-0 by Eibar.

# shock - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Aberdeen shock Steven Gerrard's Rangers to set up League Cup final with Celtic
# Scotland
# Scotland

Aberdeen shock Steven Gerrard's Rangers to set up League Cup final with Celtic

Oct 28th 2018, 7:53 PM 8,703 Views 10 Comments

Lewis Ferguson’s 79th-minute goal saw Rangers dumped out of the Scottish League Cup on Sunday.

# shock - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis
# Shock
# Shock

'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis

Oct 25th 2018, 6:50 PM 5,682 Views 2 Comments

The world number three said it is a condition she will have to deal with daily.

# shock - Monday 6 August, 2018

Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot
# Giant-killing
# Giant-killing

Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot

Aug 6th 2018, 7:23 PM 12,832 Views 10 Comments

Chris Hull’s goal with 15 minutes to go booked Cobh Ramblers’ place in their first ever senior cup final.

# shock - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Sane exclusion puts Low 'under massive pressure' – German legend Ballack
# Shock
# Shock

Sane exclusion puts Low 'under massive pressure' – German legend Ballack

Jun 5th 2018, 8:05 AM 6,841 Views 5 Comments

Joachim Low’s decision to leave Leroy Sane out of his Germany squad surprised Michael Ballack.

# shock - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open
# Upset
# Upset

British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open

May 9th 2018, 4:15 PM 4,769 Views 4 Comments

23-year-old Kyle Edmund claimed the win after a thrilling contest this afternoon.

# shock - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way
# Children
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# Children

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way

Feb 20th 2018, 7:37 PM 9,480 Views 6 Comments

A US company has conducted research on young children.

# shock - Sunday 7 January, 2018

FA Cup holders dumped out in third round as Nottingham Forest stun Arsenal
# Massive Upset
# Massive Upset

FA Cup holders dumped out in third round as Nottingham Forest stun Arsenal

Jan 7th 2018, 6:10 PM 20,274 Views 103 Comments

Eric Lichaj hit two goals for the winners, one of them a stunning volley.

# shock - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Pressure mounts on Hughes after Stoke go down to League Two opposition
# Shock
# Shock

Pressure mounts on Hughes after Stoke go down to League Two opposition

Jan 6th 2018, 5:47 PM 4,946 Views 11 Comments

A memorable result for Coventry City, who were captained by Irish midfielder Michael Doyle.

# shock - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Major upset as Mo Farah is crowned 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year
# Shock
# Shock

Major upset as Mo Farah is crowned 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Dec 17th 2017, 10:57 PM 21,300 Views 15 Comments

Anthony Joshua didn’t even feature in the top-three despite having been the red-hot favourite.

# shock - Friday 6 October, 2017

Dundalk's Conor Clifford handed six-month worldwide ban for 'betting offences'
# Shock
# Shock

Dundalk's Conor Clifford handed six-month worldwide ban for 'betting offences'

Oct 6th 2017, 6:41 PM 21,612 Views 10 Comments

All 112 offences took place in the UK.

# shock - Monday 18 September, 2017

Senna helped me to shock win, says Hamilton
# Tribute
# Tribute

Senna helped me to shock win, says Hamilton

Sep 18th 2017, 12:44 PM 4,418 Views 7 Comments

The British driver had to hold his nerve during three safety cars and the first wet conditions ever seen in Singapore.

# shock - Thursday 7 September, 2017

PFAI claim Athlone ruling based on 'half-baked innuendo', club brands it 'outrageous'
# Statement
# Statement

PFAI claim Athlone ruling based on 'half-baked innuendo', club brands it 'outrageous'

Sep 7th 2017, 5:20 PM 4,985 Views 2 Comments

It was announced earlier today that Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan would face 12-month bans for ‘manipulating matches’.

# shock - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Massive NBA trade as Boston pick up superstar Kyrie Irving and send Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland
# Shock
# Shock

Massive NBA trade as Boston pick up superstar Kyrie Irving and send Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland

Aug 23rd 2017, 3:59 AM 6,851 Views 10 Comments

The Cavs have traded to a direct Eastern Conference rival and could prove the difference in getting the Celtics back to a Finals.

# shock - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy
# Shock
# Shock

Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy

May 31st 2017, 2:46 PM 23,204 Views 30 Comments

Ireland conceded a late try to fall to a shock defeat.

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