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#World Champion

# world-champion - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Gold medal hope Harrington ruled out of European Games final with hand injury

The reigning world champion would have faced Mira Potkonen in this morning’s final in Minsk.

# world-champion - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan discusses his struggle with addiction and his relationship with the sport.

# world-champion - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'It's great to be the best in the world' - Undisputed champion Taylor swarmed by fans in Dublin airport Homecoming This post contains videos

'It's great to be the best in the world' - Undisputed champion Taylor swarmed by fans in Dublin airport

Bray’s world champion was met by fans on her arrival in Dublin Airport following her win over Delfine Persoon on Saturday.

# world-champion - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

# world-champion - Monday 13 May, 2019

Michael Schumacher documentary set to premiere at Cannes film festival

It includes never-before-seen archive footage and interviews with his family

# world-champion - Monday 26 November, 2018

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion Champion Of The World This post contains videos

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion

The 29-year-old received a civic reception in Dublin on Monday after securing gold in India over the weekend.

# world-champion - Thursday 18 October, 2018

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent Katie Trailer This post contains videos

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent

‘KATIE’ hits Irish cinemas on 26 October.

# world-champion - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well' World Champion This post contains videos

'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well'

Sanita Puspure secured Ireland’s second gold medal in as many days at the World Championships in Bulgaria.

# world-champion - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'When I started I wanted to be a Power Ranger, now I'm world champion'

Jamie Williams chats to The42 about representing Ireland in Dublin at the World Championships earlier this year.

# world-champion - Monday 17 April, 2017

The Trinity student who’s a world champion in taekwondo

Ellen Ince chats to The42 about the tough task of balancing life as an elite athlete in her sport with college work.

# world-champion - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'To say we're all just cheap imitations of Katie... to me that's disgusting'

Irish-American Heather Hardy wants you to know there’s plenty of room for great women boxers.

# world-champion - Saturday 10 October, 2015

A new date has been set for Andy Lee's inaugural world title defence

Lee versus Billy Joe Saunders will take place in Manchester.

# world-champion - Sunday 23 August, 2015

10 perfect images of Usain Bolt beating Justin Gatlin

9.79 never looked so good.

# world-champion - Saturday 4 July, 2015

The world champion Irish mountain runner you've never heard of

Meet the man whose appetite for challenges knows absolutely no bounds.

# world-champion - Sunday 28 June, 2015

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices

Tommy McCormack chats to The42 about his recent triumph

# world-champion - Saturday 11 April, 2015

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense

Ahead of his fight tonight, we outline the reasons the Limerick native deserves respect.

# world-champion - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ken Doherty beat the 10-time ladies' world champion in a thrilling qualifier last night

“It was such a tough game and she played out of her skin,” the 1997 world champion said afterwards.

# world-champion - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

10-time defending ladies' world snooker champion to face men in world qualifiers

Reanne Evans could face an ex-world men’s champion next month.

# world-champion - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Andy Lee says world title defence 'has to be in Ireland' No Place Like Home This post contains a poll

Andy Lee says world title defence 'has to be in Ireland'

The Limerick man is hoping to bring a world title bout to his home city.

# world-champion - Monday 1 December, 2014

Poor conditions responsible for 'weird results' at UK Championship - Ronnie O'Sullivan

The star’s comments come after Kilkenny’s David Morris beat world champion Mark Selby.

# world-champion - Monday 24 November, 2014

Paul McGrath, Dara O'Briain and Enda Kenny lead the Twitter tributes to Katie Taylor

There’s praise pouring in from all quarters for the Bray native today.

Glory for Katie - the pics from South Korea as Taylor is crowned world champion

Taylor defeated Yana Allekseevna of Azerbaijan.

# world-champion - Sunday 23 November, 2014

There'll be about 100 gallons of champagne sprayed on Lewis Hamilton tonight

The Englishman clinched his second F1 title after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

# world-champion - Thursday 4 September, 2014

British world champion Kell Brook stabbed on holiday

Promoters Matchroom said that the boxer’s condition was “stable”.

# world-champion - Friday 15 August, 2014

Rob Heffernan withdraws after 40km of European Championship race

There was better news in the 1500m as two Irishmen qualified for the final.

# world-champion - Friday 25 July, 2014

The Cuban boxer from Cork who is one win away from a world title shot

Mike Perez has been living in, and boxing out of, Ireland for the past six years.

# world-champion - Saturday 17 May, 2014

There’s a mentality that Irish people can’t win unless they cheat, it’s all wrong – Heffernan

The world champion is paving the way for the next generation, but pleads that more support be put in place for elite and developing athletes.

# world-champion - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Meet Ireland’s new world champion kickboxers

TheScore.ie speaks to Shauna Bannon and Robbie McMenamy about their recent gold medal-winning success in Russia

# world-champion - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Meet Rob Hogan, the Irishman who is faster than Bernard Lagat

The Wicklow native claimed won the speed golf World Championships last weekend.

# world-champion - Sunday 27 October, 2013

VIDEO: Irishman Robbie McMenamy claims kickboxing world title

The Gold Medal tallies nicely with the Silver claimed by Donegal boxer Jason Quigley on Saturday.

# world-champion - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month

The Irish athlete was accompanied by her world champion husband as she received the award today.

# world-champion - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

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’.

# world-champion - Monday 19 August, 2013

World champion Rob Heffernan toasted in Cork by Dinny and DOC

Three legends under the one roof and the rugby player was the most excited of the lot.

# world-champion - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

‘Fearless’ Rob Heffernan’s gold a fitting triumph in memory of late mum

Colin Griffin, who has competed with Ireland’s new world champion, has paid tribute to his epic win in Moscow.

# world-champion - Friday 31 May, 2013

Snooker world braces itself for first ever Male vs. Female tournament clash Closing The Gap This post contains videos

Snooker world braces itself for first ever Male vs. Female tournament clash

“Women weren’t allowed in the (snooker hall) unless they were working in the bar,” world champion Reanne Evans revealed.

# world-champion - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to go head to head... on the cricket field? Six Appeal This post contains videos

Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to go head to head... on the cricket field?

The Sydney Sixers are looking to add some Jamaican gold to their line-up after the Melbourne Stars approached the 100m sprint champion

# world-champion - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Olympics: Croat high jump star Vlasic out of Games

The athlete, who won a silver medal in 2008, has failed to recover from a foot problem.

# world-champion - Friday 1 June, 2012

Home thoughts: Jessica Ennis says she's equipped to handle the spotlight

The English gold medal hope is in fine form ahead of the London Game this summer.

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