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#top spot

# top-spot - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Schmidt's Ireland can go top of world rankings with big win in Cardiff

Despite being hammered by England last time out, Ireland can secure top spot.

# top-spot - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Raheem Sterling stars as Man City survive late scare to reclaim Premier League top spot

A goal from Luka Milivojević made it a nervy final 10 minutes for the visitors.

# top-spot - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Cullen happy to avoid 'stressful moments' as Leinster secure home semi-final

The defending champions assured themselves of top spot in Conference B with victory over the Cheetahs last night.

# top-spot - Friday 1 March, 2019

Leinster fail to fire but do more than enough to tame the Cheetahs

Leo Cullen’s side huffed and puffed through a disjointed game but made it seven straight wins.

# top-spot - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Man United overtake Real Madrid to become world's most valuable football club

US magazine Forbes reckons the Red Devils are worth more than €3 billion.

# top-spot - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From The world's most valuable company begins with an A, but it's no longer Apple Alphabet

The world's most valuable company begins with an A, but it's no longer Apple

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is now the world’s most valuable company.

# top-spot - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From Samsung versus Apple: things are getting tight Tight Margins

Samsung versus Apple: things are getting tight

The popularity of the iPhone 6 and Samsung’s drop in profit has resulted in a tie.

# top-spot - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Sharapova into French Open final, regains top spot

The Russian described reaching her first-ever final in the tournament as “an amazing feeling”.

# top-spot - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot

McIlroy was a summer-time bloomer in 2010 and 2011 and only a similar vein of form will stave off Luke Donald

# top-spot - Monday 19 March, 2012

Sorry, Rory: Luke Donald wins and goes back to No 1

Having decided to take the run-up to the Masters off, McIlroy’s stay atop the world ranking only lasted two weeks.

# top-spot - Monday 27 February, 2012

Column: Holywood star McIlroy is on the fast track to No 1

Mahan agrees with all the talk about McIlroy’s bid to become No 1. He just wanted to make sure it didn’t happen at his expense.