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2022
# courage
Australian basketballer Isaac Humphries comes out as gay
Former Atlanta Hawk is only openly gay man playing in a top-tier basketball competition.
# courage
Wallabies captain Michael Hooper pulls out of Pumas Test for 'mindset' reasons
Head coach Dave Rennie said Hooper had hidden his internal issues for several weeks.
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# On the Move
Ireland defender Caldwell on the hunt for new club after North Carolina Courage exit
The vastly-experienced Dubliner departs after just one season at the NWSL side.
# midfield maestro
'The engine room, architect, inspiration and leader' - Ireland star extends stay at US champions
Cork’s Denise O’Sullivan has re-signed with North Carolina Courage.
# courage
Osaka becomes part owner of O'Sullivan and Caldwell's US club
The three-time Grand Slam champion has invested in North Carolina Courage.
# black lives matter
Ireland star O'Sullivan and Courage team-mates take a knee during US anthem as football returns Stateside
The Cork midfield maestro helped her side to a 2-1 victory.
# good news
Hull City defender gets all-clear after cancer treatment
Angus MacDonald has been praised for ‘tremendous courage’ after he was successfully treated.
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'I just need the ball' - Lavished with praise and awards in the US, Denise O'Sullivan chases more
The Republic of Ireland international plays in her third successive NWSL final later tonight after another superb season.
# courage
'I didn't want to be witness to a young life being taken': State honours courageous citizens with National Bravery Awards
The ceremony took place in Farmleigh House in the Phoenix Park and honoured people across the whole country who risked “their own safety to protect their fellow citizens”.
# courage
'England are my salvation' - Tottenham's Danny Rose reveals battle with depression
The left-back has laid bare the personal struggles that have affected him deeply since suffering a knee injury at the start of 2017.
# Anxiety
Scientists have found a way to flip the fear and courage switches in the brain
Authors of a new study say this development could help people who suffer from phobias, anxiety and PTSD.
# courage
George Groves suffers suspected dislocated shoulder but successfully defends title against Chris Eubank Jr
The judges scored the fight 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 for a unanimous decision.
# the eighth amendment
'This is a time for political courage not political cowardice' - Zappone calls for leadership on the Eighth
Zappone made reference to those, including Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who have not spoken.
# Scott Medal
Murdered Garda Tony Golden honoured with medal for 'bravery and great courage'
Tony Golden was shot dead while responding to a domestic incident at a home in Omeath in 2015
# courage
'If he was here today he'd be on cloud nine seeing me going into a championship final'
Later today, Cork’s Denise O’Sullivan faces into the biggest game of her career and her late father will be a source of motivation.
# Breast Cancer
Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there'
Her friend and fellow actor Sarah Michelle Gellar presented her with a Courage Award.
# courage
'Jeff Hendrick got a dead leg and continued on throughout the whole game'
Stephen Ward also paid tribute to the Irish stars expected to announce their retirement in the coming days.
# Reaction
Serena Williams applauds 'courage' of Maria Sharapova
The US star also played down fears the doping bombshell would damage tennis.
# courage
This emotional Caitlyn Jenner speech has had everyone talking today
At the ESPYs last night the 65-year-old spoke of stories of trans teenagers who had been bullied, beaten up, murdered or who had taken their own lives.
# Former minister
Former minister Pat Carey on being gay: 'Colleagues sometimes unwittingly said hurtful things'
“To be frank about it I didn’t have the courage, the confidence to talk about it to a wider audience, maybe. I’m sorry about that.”
# courage
He saved lives during the Paris attacks - now he's been granted citizenship
Lassana Bathily, from Mali, told people to go into the freezer during the attack on the kosher supermarket.
# courage
'It's a pure rugby decision. You've got to admire his balls' - O'Gara praises Hanrahan
ROG says he understands why the 22-year-old has backed himself by making the switch to the Premiership.
# Role Model
'Have the courage to be yourself' - Michael Sam's moving awards speech
The NFL’s first openly gay player delivered inspiring words at the ESPY ceremony last night.
# courage
Was this the bravest individual effort of this year's Tour de France?
Andrew Talansky finished over 30 minutes behind the stage winner.
# courage
Australia's five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay
The swimmer said he had “wanted to come out” for some time, but didn’t feel as if he could make the admission.
# cult status
Why women love Sheryl Sandberg: 'She just makes sense'
The billionaire was in town this week and the crowd loved her. But what makes Sheryl Sandberg the rock star of the business world.
# courage
Dublin man becomes oldest to complete the North Channel Swim
Fergal Somerville spent over 12 hours in open water while raising money for the Irish Cancer Society last weekend.
# Warrior
Vincent Kompany played on with a concussion last night
Not your average footballer, the Belgium captain.
# La Liga
Barca coach: Real not brave enough to play youngsters
The Catalan club are never afraid to give youth its chance, but they can’t say the same for their biggest rivals.
Voices
Nick Leeson: I'm not a motivational speaker. THIS GUY is.
Former trader Nick Leeson is a regular on the after-dinner speaking circuit – but he was blown away by the story of Aron Ralston, with whom he recently shared a stage…
# courage
7/7 survivor vying for Paralympics spot
Martine Wright lost both legs in the London bombings but has made a remarkable journey to be on the verge of competing at August’s games.
# courage
The long road back: Cork hurler facing up to his biggest challenge
Former intermediate hurling star Des Fitzgerald suffered temporary paralysis playing for Charleville in October but a hunger to get back to his old self drives him on.
# courage
Dunne commends brave Given following Swansea performance
The defender has praised his Ireland teammate for his exemplary performance on Sunday.