The Frenchman had planned to celebrate in style…but things went a little wrong. Jimmy Gressier successfully defended his title in the under-23 race at the SPAR European Cross Country Championships on Sunday. The French athlete completed the course in the Netherlands in an impressive time of 23:37 but it’s his finish that will be remembered […]

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Goalie’s best friend! A dog has spared a goalkeeper’s blushes by stopping a goal in a third-division football game in Argentina. The incident occurred at the weekend between Juventud Unida de Gualeguaychu and Defensores de Belgrano de Villa Ramallo. Defensores were trailing 3-0 to Juventud when their goalkeeper made a horrific mistake. Ataja mejor que […]

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“An intrinsic part of Irish culture.” Hurling and camogie are now protected cultural activities under UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage list. The games, among the oldest and fastest field sports in the world, were chosen by the agency after a lengthy process. They join uilleann piping, which was added to the list last year. UNESCO says hurling […]

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The Dubliner won gold at the Women’s World Elite Boxing Championships. Kellie Harrington is to arrive home to a hero’s welcome this evening. The 28 year old made history by clinching the lightweight title at the World Elite Boxing Championships in New Dehli. She defeated Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee 3-2 in a split decision. It means […]

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This packs a punch! The highly-anticipated documentary about champion boxer Katie Taylor hits cinemas next Friday, October 26th. Directed by Ross Whitaker, the filmmaker behind Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story, KATIE picked up the Best Irish Feature Documentary award at the Galway Film Fleadh earlier this year. It follows the Bray woman as she rebuilt […]

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