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# champ - Friday 3 July, 2020

Boxing legend Roberto Duran leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare
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# Champ

Boxing legend Roberto Duran leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare

Jul 3rd 2020, 8:05 AM 2,835 Views 5 Comments

The 69-year-old thanked doctors and nurses who “day after day give the best of themselves, regardless of the risk they take.”

# champ - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP
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# Cheltenham Champ

Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP

Mar 11th 2020, 2:56 PM 4,000 Views 0 Comments

An incredible finish to the RSA Chase today.

# champ - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Champ crashes out with Dipper Novices' Chase at his mercy
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# Cheltenham

Champ crashes out with Dipper Novices' Chase at his mercy

Jan 1st 2020, 4:36 PM 6,007 Views 4 Comments

Barry Geraghty and the 4/9 favourite came crashing down at the second last.

# champ - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Spain's record goal-scorer David Villa announces retirement
# Call Time
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# Call Time

Spain's record goal-scorer David Villa announces retirement

Nov 13th 2019, 8:40 AM 7,314 Views 4 Comments

The 37-year-old will hang up his boots next month.

# champ - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'
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# Champ

Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'

May 12th 2019, 12:20 PM 9,174 Views 3 Comments

The Brazilian celebrated her win in front of a home crowd at UFC 237.

# champ - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

AP McCoy's Cheltenham tips: Gold Cup could be the best in years
# From The Horse's Mouth
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# From The Horse's Mouth

AP McCoy's Cheltenham tips: Gold Cup could be the best in years

Mar 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,881 Views 1 Comment

Former Champion Jockey backs Champ, Sir Erec and Tiger Roll for success

# champ - Saturday 9 March, 2019

McCoy: 'There’s days where I’d give anything to go back and ride at Cheltenham'
# The Real McCoy
From The42
# The Real McCoy

McCoy: 'There’s days where I’d give anything to go back and ride at Cheltenham'

Mar 9th 2019, 9:07 AM 3,776 Views 3 Comments

AP McCoy on the magic of the Cheltenham Festival.

# champ - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Paulo Dybala hat-trick sees Ronaldo-less Juventus ease past Young Boys
# Italian Job Done
From The42
# Italian Job Done

Paulo Dybala hat-trick sees Ronaldo-less Juventus ease past Young Boys

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:22 PM 5,444 Views 4 Comments

The Italian side’s winning streak continues.

# champ - Friday 6 April, 2018

'I wasn’t intentionally being mean, I just figured that’s how you gotta do it' - George Foreman recalls when he was king
# Grilling
From The42
# Grilling

'I wasn’t intentionally being mean, I just figured that’s how you gotta do it' - George Foreman recalls when he was king

Apr 6th 2018, 7:15 AM 10,427 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to the former heavyweight champion about life inside and outside the ring.

# champ - Monday 12 February, 2018

Ryan Burnett has WBA world title defence confirmed for Joshua-Parker bill in Cardiff
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From The42
# Champ

Ryan Burnett has WBA world title defence confirmed for Joshua-Parker bill in Cardiff

Feb 12th 2018, 2:56 PM 2,517 Views 1 Comment

Burnett has vacated the IBF variant and will defend only the belt he earned in Belfast last October.

# champ - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Paddy Barnes earns stunning first career stoppage in savage scrap to win WBO Intercontinental title
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Paddy Barnes earns stunning first career stoppage in savage scrap to win WBO Intercontinental title

Nov 18th 2017, 10:20 PM 9,426 Views 3 Comments

This was impressive.

# champ - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Rose thrives on Johnson's collapse to win in Shanghai, disappointing finish for Dunne
# Champ
From The42
# Champ

Rose thrives on Johnson's collapse to win in Shanghai, disappointing finish for Dunne

Oct 29th 2017, 10:53 AM 3,905 Views 0 Comments

Justin Rose overcame an eight-shot deficit to lift the title as Dustin Johnson let it slip through his fingers.

# champ - Friday 24 March, 2017

'It wasn’t a 10 out of 10, but I’m here with a belt and a victory - that’s what matters'
# Unstoppable
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# Unstoppable

'It wasn’t a 10 out of 10, but I’m here with a belt and a victory - that’s what matters'

Mar 24th 2017, 1:00 PM 5,624 Views 8 Comments

Donegal’s Jason Quigley won his first pro title last night.

Donegal's Jason Quigley overcomes early injury to win first pro title
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From The42
# Champ

Donegal's Jason Quigley overcomes early injury to win first pro title

Mar 24th 2017, 7:47 AM 5,734 Views 1 Comment

El Animal had to work hard, but overcame Glen Tapia to take a unanimous decision and the NABF title in California last night.

# champ - Friday 10 June, 2016

Muhammad Ali: From the segregated south to world stardom
# Champ
# Champ

Muhammad Ali: From the segregated south to world stardom

Jun 10th 2016, 6:07 AM 8,111 Views 1 Comment

The world will bid farewell to The Greatest today.

# champ - Monday 9 May, 2016

Curry set to be named NBA MVP for second year running
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Curry set to be named NBA MVP for second year running

May 9th 2016, 5:27 PM 4,385 Views 3 Comments

The Warriors point guard will be crowned MVP, according to reports.

# champ - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics
# Champ
From The42
# Champ

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics

Jan 14th 2016, 5:15 PM 12,255 Views 7 Comments

The American athlete could become the oldest swimmer to ever win a gold medal at this summer’s Olympics.

# champ - Monday 2 November, 2015

'It was a dream of mine to kick a right-footed conversion': Dan Carter has done it all now
# 1598
From The42
# 1598

'It was a dream of mine to kick a right-footed conversion': Dan Carter has done it all now

Nov 2nd 2015, 9:26 AM 10,864 Views 8 Comments

The world’s record points scorer topped off his Test haul with his weak foot.

# champ - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin by a nose in thrilling World Championship 100m final
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From The42
# Champ

Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin by a nose in thrilling World Championship 100m final

Aug 23rd 2015, 2:35 PM 17,752 Views 25 Comments

Wow.

# champ - Saturday 9 May, 2015

How Ronda Rousey became 2015's most dominant athlete
# Tough Enough
From The42
# Tough Enough

How Ronda Rousey became 2015's most dominant athlete

May 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 11,985 Views 10 Comments

She’s good you know.

# champ - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Christina McMahon is Ireland's newest world boxing champion
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From The42
# Champ

Christina McMahon is Ireland's newest world boxing champion

May 2nd 2015, 11:37 PM 8,166 Views 3 Comments

The Monaghan native won in Zambia earlier.

# champ - Saturday 11 April, 2015

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense

Apr 11th 2015, 9:30 AM 8,064 Views 17 Comments

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

# champ - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Tomorrow's Andy Lee front page on the Limerick Leader is an absolute gem
# Nice Belt Champ
From The42
# Nice Belt Champ

Tomorrow's Andy Lee front page on the Limerick Leader is an absolute gem

Dec 14th 2014, 8:36 PM 7,057 Views 4 Comments

That music shop really lucked out on their advertising place, eh?

Andy Lee wins WBO middleweight world title
# Champ
From The42
# Champ

Andy Lee wins WBO middleweight world title

Dec 14th 2014, 8:26 AM 24,173 Views 67 Comments

The Irish fighter stopped his opponent Matt Korobov

# champ - Monday 24 November, 2014

Glory for Katie - the pics from South Korea as Taylor is crowned world champion
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From The42
# Champ

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

Nov 24th 2014, 7:59 AM 12,975 Views 34 Comments

Taylor defeated Yana Allekseevna of Azerbaijan.

# champ - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Katie Taylor opens defence of World title with convincing win in South Korea
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From The42
# Champ

Katie Taylor opens defence of World title with convincing win in South Korea

Nov 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 3,259 Views 10 Comments

The Bray woman overpowered and outclassed Valerian Spicer in Jeju.

# champ - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Apparently Champ is Ireland's most popular drunk food
# WTF?
From The Daily Edge
# WTF?

Apparently Champ is Ireland's most popular drunk food

Jul 5th 2014, 9:15 AM 3,680 Views 3 Comments

Nothing like a bowl of spuds to end a night out.

# champ - Saturday 17 May, 2014

There’s a mentality that Irish people can’t win unless they cheat, it’s all wrong – Heffernan
# Gold Rush
From The42
# Gold Rush

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

May 17th 2014, 8:29 AM 2,939 Views 4 Comments

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.

# champ - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

'You could live like a celebrity if you wanted': Rob Heffernan is chasing that winning feeling again
# Back In The Habit
From The42
# Back In The Habit

'You could live like a celebrity if you wanted': Rob Heffernan is chasing that winning feeling again

May 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 2,949 Views 8 Comments

After putting on more weight than he’d have liked last year, the 50km World Champion is feeling lean and hungry again.

# champ - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Chances are you're not cool enough to open a bottle of champagne like this
# Like A Champ
From The Daily Edge
# Like A Champ

Chances are you're not cool enough to open a bottle of champagne like this

May 8th 2014, 3:48 PM 2,833 Views 2 Comments

Beaten by a man in a bow tie.

# champ - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mark Selby wins the 2014 World Snooker Championship
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From The42
# Champ

Mark Selby wins the 2014 World Snooker Championship

May 5th 2014, 10:17 PM 30,180 Views 54 Comments

It’s a first World Title for Selby.

# champ - Monday 4 November, 2013

Check out the posters for Anchorman 2!
# I'm Ron Burgundy
From The Daily Edge
# I'm Ron Burgundy

Check out the posters for Anchorman 2!

Nov 4th 2013, 5:59 PM 2,059 Views 3 Comments

Powerful stuff.

# champ - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Euro star Frampton was 'the one that got away,' says Walsh
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From The42
# Champ

Euro star Frampton was 'the one that got away,' says Walsh

Feb 16th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,212 Views 0 Comments

European super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton has the talent to go all the way to the top, says Billy Walsh.

# champ - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Bernard Dunne joins Dublin's backroom team
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From The42
# Champ

Bernard Dunne joins Dublin's backroom team

Jan 2nd 2013, 12:11 PM 11,005 Views 22 Comments

The former boxing champion will work under Jim Gavin as the side’s new performance and lifestyle coach.

# champ - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Marquez settles old score with Pacquiao in Vegas
# Champ
From The42
# Champ

Marquez settles old score with Pacquiao in Vegas

Dec 9th 2012, 10:24 AM 2,792 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Patrick Hyland was beaten by Dominican Javier Fortuna in the preliminary bouts.

# champ - Monday 2 July, 2012

VIDEO: Safety first: Pepe Reina runs through in-flight safety routine
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# Champ

VIDEO: Safety first: Pepe Reina runs through in-flight safety routine

Jul 2nd 2012, 1:17 PM 1,436 Views 0 Comments

The Liverpool star and his team-mates were celebrating Spain’s third major trophy win in a row.

# champ - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Videos: “I’m so mean I make medicine sick”: Muhammed Ali’s best interviews
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From The Daily Edge
# Champ

Videos: “I’m so mean I make medicine sick”: Muhammed Ali’s best interviews

Jan 17th 2012, 10:31 AM 1,906 Views 5 Comments

Watch: The former world champ turns 70 today – and here’s a selection of some of his best-known quotes.

In pictures: 70-year-old Muhammad Ali’s life in the ring
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From The42
# Champ

In pictures: 70-year-old Muhammad Ali’s life in the ring

Jan 17th 2012, 9:06 AM 2,650 Views 9 Comments

He floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee. Today he celebrates a milestone birthday, so here’s the champ’s life, in pictures.

# champ - Monday 16 January, 2012

Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash
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From The42
# Champ

Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash

Jan 16th 2012, 12:17 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

Boxing world paid tribute to ‘The Greatest’ at party to mark his birthday tomorrow.

# champ - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Taylor named IABA Boxer of the Year
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From The42
# Champ

Taylor named IABA Boxer of the Year

Jan 15th 2012, 3:37 PM 13,460 Views 31 Comments

Bray native Katie Taylor took top honours at the Irish Amateur Boxing Association Annual Awards last night.

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