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# wow - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Lochte swims into the record books

Ryan Lochte of the United States has become the first athlete of the post-bobysuit era to set a swimming world record, taking gold in 200m IM at the Swimming World Championships in Shanghai. Micheal Phelps finished second.

# wow - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Watch this full-court alley-oop from Wade to LeBron This post contains videos

Watch this full-court alley-oop from Wade to LeBron

The 90-foot lob pass from Dwyane Wade under one basket to LeBron James on the other has been described as like that from an NFL quarter-back. I could do that.

# wow - Friday 28 January, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: incredible comebacks Wow! This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: incredible comebacks

They said Niall Kelly was beaten… but he only went and pulled his seven favourite comebacks out of the bag as the whistle went.

# wow - Sunday 9 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge 2,000 year old computer reconstructed in Lego

2,000 year old computer reconstructed in Lego

…Eh, how did he do that?

# wow - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Maybe this is why Qatar won: five incredible stadiums Stadium Porn This post contains videos

Maybe this is why Qatar won: five incredible stadiums

OK, so it might be 50°C there all day, every day. But just look at where the matches will be!

# wow - Sunday 24 October, 2010

Cristiano Ronaldo's not actually that bad, you know Wow! This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Cristiano Ronaldo's not actually that bad, you know

The £80m man was quiet last year – but mercurial last night as Real got six, and he bagged four. Watch this.

# wow - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

ALTHOUGH WE ALL always feel more tired after a Bank Holiday Weekend, never fear: we’ve made it to Wednesday and the weekend’s not far away. Interesting, though: August 2010 has five Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays – which only happens once every 823 years.

# wow - Sunday 1 August, 2010

A GALWAY MAN was one of a crew of four that has destroyed a longstanding speed record for rowing across the Atlantic ocean,

Ray Carroll (33) was on the crew that smashed the 114-year-old record, arriving at Scilly, off the coast of Cornwall, yesterday afternoon.

The four left New York 43 days and 21 hours before their arrival – making bits of the previous record, of 55 days and 13 hours.

Carroll was joined by Leven Brown from Edinburgh, Don Lennox from Glasgow and Livar Nysted from the Faroe Islands, between Scotland and Iceland.

The previous record was set by two Norwegian fishermen in 1896.

The four-man crew aboard the ‘Artemis Investments’ craft fought food poisoning as well as 10-metre waves during their effort.

Carroll has rowed since the age of 11 and had previously broken the world record for crossing the Mid Atlantic in 33 days, along with Brown and Lennox.

Carroll told RTÉ the conditions were “testing” and that he was looking forward to relaxing after his marathon task.