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#World Championships

# world-championships - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby

Aug 14th 2020, 2:07 PM 18,151 Views 3 Comments

The Rocket wins frames 23 and 24 of his best-of-33 semi-final at the Crucible.

# world-championships - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan roars into quarter-finals despite Crucible ‘stress’
# Rocket Man
# Rocket Man

Ronnie O’Sullivan roars into quarter-finals despite Crucible ‘stress’

Aug 9th 2020, 10:21 PM 8,789 Views 1 Comment

O’Sullivan will take on Mark Williams for a place in the last four.

# world-championships - Monday 3 August, 2020

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history
# Short Work
# Short Work

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history

Aug 3rd 2020, 12:30 PM 10,867 Views 12 Comments

Shaun Murphy’s previous record of 149 minutes was blown away this morning.

# world-championships - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener
# Snookered
# Snookered

Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener

Aug 1st 2020, 10:22 PM 12,780 Views 7 Comments

Stuart Bingham beat qualifier Ashley Carty 10-7 at the World Snooker Championships.

# world-championships - Saturday 28 March, 2020

'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'

Mar 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,231 Views 2 Comments

In part four of our series, Olive Loughnane discusses life after the Olympics.

# world-championships - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships
# Success
# Success

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships

Feb 29th 2020, 4:28 PM 2,394 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old came 15th overall, finishing with a time of 3:29.699.

# world-championships - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet
# Shipping Up
# Shipping Up

Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet

Feb 26th 2020, 11:06 AM 2,076 Views 0 Comments

A strong Wednesday saw Murphy break into the top five overall, with Howth’s Hopkins joining her in the Gold Fleet.

# world-championships - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Ireland's Dunleavy and McCrystal claim silver medal at World Championships
# Success
# Success

Ireland's Dunleavy and McCrystal claim silver medal at World Championships

Feb 1st 2020, 9:53 AM 2,051 Views 3 Comments

It was the New Zealanders who took gold as expected, with a time of 3:23.163.

# world-championships - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'
# Journey
# Journey

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'

Dec 24th 2019, 7:01 AM 28,631 Views 6 Comments

Nicole Turner on growing up with dwarfism and winning a bronze medal at the World Championships earlier this year.

# world-championships - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'
# Salazar Story
# Salazar Story

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'

Oct 10th 2019, 1:28 PM 8,276 Views 1 Comment

A fascinating interview with Ireland’s recent world finalist on Off The Ball AM this morning.

# world-championships - Monday 7 October, 2019

TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha

Oct 7th 2019, 12:00 PM 71,109 Views 58 Comments

Seb Coe told Gabby Logan to ‘go back to Match of the Day’, but the Beeb’s coverage wasn’t nearly as harsh as it ought to have been.

# world-championships - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Nia Ali wins hurdles gold as USA finish on a high note
# Wrap
# Wrap

Nia Ali wins hurdles gold as USA finish on a high note

Oct 6th 2019, 10:36 PM 2,945 Views 2 Comments

Uganda’s world cross country champion Joshua Cheptegei stayed ahead of a strong field to win the 10,000m on the last evening of action in Qatar.

Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon
# Doha
# Doha

Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon

Oct 6th 2019, 9:09 AM 4,266 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman produced a brave performance at the World Athletics Championships.

'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double
# World Beater
# World Beater

'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double

Oct 6th 2019, 12:16 AM 6,800 Views 10 Comments

The world 1,500m and 10,000m champion insists ‘ I have been clean all my life’.

# world-championships - Friday 4 October, 2019

Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar
# Doha
# Doha

Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar

Oct 4th 2019, 10:49 PM 6,488 Views 0 Comments

It was a night of high drama in front of a rare packed house at the Khalifa Stadium.

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'
# Over The Moon
# Over The Moon

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'

Oct 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 6,119 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Mageean booked her place in the 1,500m final at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday night.

# world-championships - Monday 30 September, 2019

Uganda's Nakaayi wins 800m world title in Caster Semenya's absence
# World Championships
# World Championships

Uganda's Nakaayi wins 800m world title in Caster Semenya's absence

Sep 30th 2019, 10:01 PM 3,422 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Karsten Warholm retained his 400m hurdles world title in impressive fashion.

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism
# World Championships
# World Championships

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism

Sep 30th 2019, 6:34 PM 11,162 Views 5 Comments

Attendances at the World Athletics Championships in Doha have been pretty embarrassing.

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after
# Onwards
# Onwards

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

Sep 30th 2019, 4:08 PM 7,570 Views 0 Comments

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

# world-championships - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Jamaican sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises to record fourth 100m gold at worlds
# Fab Four
# Fab Four

Jamaican sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises to record fourth 100m gold at worlds

Sep 29th 2019, 10:48 PM 5,631 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, Dina Asher-Smith set a new British record in the final.

Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships
# Step By Step
# Step By Step

Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships

Sep 29th 2019, 11:00 AM 29,389 Views 18 Comments

The Donegal man completed the 50 km race walk in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# world-championships - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Coleman beats Gatlin to secure 100m gold at World Athletics Championships
# New Champion
# New Champion

Coleman beats Gatlin to secure 100m gold at World Athletics Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 9:48 PM 8,382 Views 8 Comments

Justin Gatlin lost his 100 metres crown to Christian Coleman in Doha on Saturday.

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
# Setback
# Setback

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 5,154 Views 3 Comments

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

# world-championships - Friday 27 September, 2019

Christian Coleman sends early 100m message to rivals
# Rapid
# Rapid

Christian Coleman sends early 100m message to rivals

Sep 27th 2019, 9:18 PM 4,517 Views 11 Comments

It was an action-packed start to the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships

Sep 27th 2019, 9:00 PM 8,883 Views 7 Comments

Braima Suncar Dabo enabled Jonathan Busby to complete the 5000m heat.

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships
# Going Well
# Going Well

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Sep 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 4,685 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

# world-championships - Monday 16 September, 2019

Ellen Keane's bronze medal continues fantastic few days for Ireland at World Championships
# Feat
# Feat

Ellen Keane's bronze medal continues fantastic few days for Ireland at World Championships

Sep 16th 2019, 1:04 PM 1,883 Views 0 Comments

Nicole Turner also claimed a bronze amid a remarkable finish in the 50m Butterfly S6 on Saturday.

# world-championships - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis
# World Championships
# World Championships

Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis

Updated Jul 23rd 2019, 2:00 PM 2,739 Views 1 Comment

Brendan Hyland set a new Irish record, but was .07 seconds shy of an Olympic standard.

# world-championships - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships

Jul 17th 2019, 10:24 AM 2,186 Views 0 Comments

Dingley needed a top-12 finish to book his place in Thursday’s final.

# world-championships - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
# Athletics
# Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

Jun 6th 2019, 8:07 PM 3,470 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

# world-championships - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'
# On The Right Track
# On The Right Track

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Mar 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 2,459 Views 3 Comments

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

# world-championships - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport'
# Fighter
# Fighter

'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport'

Jan 26th 2019, 9:00 AM 4,326 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s teen sensation Jordan Doran chats to The42 about her many impressive achievements.

# world-championships - Friday 30 November, 2018

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020
# IOC
# IOC

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020

Nov 30th 2018, 9:24 PM 2,524 Views 4 Comments

The Dundalk boxer was speaking to Game On about the future of amateur boxing.

# world-championships - Friday 26 October, 2018

Fall sees Rhys McClenaghan crash out of World Championships
# Down And Out
# Down And Out

Fall sees Rhys McClenaghan crash out of World Championships

Oct 26th 2018, 11:00 AM 3,100 Views 0 Comments

There were high hopes for the reigning European and Commonwealth champion heading into today’s qualification.

# world-championships - 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
# World Champions

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

Sep 15th 2018, 12:40 PM 9,752 Views 5 Comments

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

# world-championships - Saturday 14 July, 2018

History makers! Ireland women's relay team take silver medal at World U20 Championships
# World Championships
# World Championships

History makers! Ireland women's relay team take silver medal at World U20 Championships

Jul 14th 2018, 2:37 PM 59,694 Views 39 Comments

Ireland took silver following a strong performance in Finland on Saturday afternoon at the U20s IAAF World Championships.

# world-championships - Friday 2 March, 2018

Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Phil Healy fail to progress at World Indoor Championships
# Athletics
# Athletics

Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Phil Healy fail to progress at World Indoor Championships

Mar 2nd 2018, 10:49 PM 9,621 Views 11 Comments

There was disappointment for both runners late on Friday in Birmingham.

# world-championships - Saturday 21 October, 2017

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships"
# Success
# Success

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships"

Oct 21st 2017, 7:35 AM 6,650 Views 3 Comments

Irish taekwondo star Sarah Lehane chats to The42 about becoming a world champion.

# world-championships - Sunday 8 October, 2017

The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil
# Interview
# Interview

The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil

Oct 8th 2017, 3:10 PM 16,553 Views 2 Comments

Taekwondo stars Ryan and Adam Shelley chat to The42 ahead of the World Championships in Dublin next week.

# world-championships - Friday 1 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 1st 2017, 7:44 PM 2,825 Views 2 Comments

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

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