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#world champions

# world-champions - Saturday 24 August, 2019

NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA

The hosts secured a four-point victory in Melbourne.

# world-champions - Monday 15 October, 2018

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe

World champions New Zealand travel to Asia before meetings with England, Ireland and Italy next month.

# world-champions - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria World Champions This post contains videos

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria

Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.

# world-champions - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Ireland rise two places in latest Fifa rankings, Germany fall dramatically

In the first rankings since Russia 2018, newly crowned world champions France have risen six places to first.

# world-champions - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash

The Dragons are hoping to end a 64-year losing streak against the world champions in Cardiff this Saturday.

# world-champions - Friday 1 September, 2017

Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title

The Paralympic Champions won silver in the Road Race in Rio last year, on Friday securing a first ever world title in South Africa.

# world-champions - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Ronaldo makes history and saves the day as Real Madrid win Club World Cup

The Spanish Giants beat Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 to win their second Club World Cup title.

# world-champions - Thursday 3 November, 2016

'What a wonderful world': How American newspapers reacted to the Cubs' historic victory

President Obama also paid tribute to the new world champions.

# world-champions - Saturday 28 May, 2016

There's a third Irish team playing at Murrayfield today

Sunday’s Well are Ireland’s only mixed ability 15-a-side team… and they’re world champions.

# world-champions - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Injured Bastian Schweinsteiger named in Germany's Euro 2016 squad

Joachim Löw has also included uncapped duo Joshua Kimmich and Julian Brandt in a 27-man panel.

# world-champions - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history

Conlan could become the first Irishman ever to claim gold at a senior World Championship tonight.

# world-champions - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Analysis: How Ireland pulled off a famous victory against the world champions

Shane Long’s stunning strike was the high point of most tactically impressive performance from an Irish team in recent memory.

# world-champions - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Ireland stun world champions Germany to secure Euro 2016 playoff qualifying place at least

The Boys in Green secured a famous victory last night.

# world-champions - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard

The decision is out of the Olympic gold medallist’s hands.

# world-champions - Monday 22 December, 2014

Are Super Bowl style rings the future for the GAA? World Champions This post contains a poll

Are Super Bowl style rings the future for the GAA?

If Kieran Donaghy gets his way they will be.

# world-champions - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Gibraltar team: Everyone's telling us if they don't score more than 7 we're better than Brazil

The minnows are aiming high ahead of their clash with the World champions.

# world-champions - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Roy Keane not surprised by Poland-Germany result

The reigning world champions are favourites to win the group, however they suffered a setback in Warsaw.

# world-champions - Saturday 4 October, 2014

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull

Ferrari are favourites to sign the German.

# world-champions - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Torres and Mata in but no place for Isco in Spain's star-studded provisional WC squad

Vicente del Bosque has announced a hugely impressive 30-man panel ahead of next month’s finals.

# world-champions - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games ODI

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games

There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.

# world-champions - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Irish tug of war team savour gold medal and world champion status

Eddie Gallagher of Clonmany B spoke to about his “dream come true”.

# world-champions - Saturday 16 June, 2012

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.

# world-champions - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"

What do you do when you have just won a World Cup? Ma’a went to Japan while Sonny Bill won a heavyweight boxing championship.

# world-champions - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Preview: Spain without Fabregas for South Korea friendly

The defending champions take the field tonight determined to continue their successful run in major tournaments.

# world-champions - Monday 28 May, 2012

Plight of Keith Earls: The man who would be BO'D is now playing back-up to Kearney

The Munster winger was identified as O’Driscoll’s heir apparent but is being shunted around the Irish backline.

# world-champions - Monday 21 May, 2012

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series

The Irish coach feels it would be ‘disrespect to the jersey’ not to try for a sweep of Tests against New Zealand.