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# Genius

Last year
2022
# game recognises game
Rory McIlroy says new venture will showcase Tiger Woods’ 'genius'
The 18-hole contests, starting in January 2024, will take just two hours to complete.
All time
# top class
'We know he is a genius' - Czech match-winner hailed
Jaroslav Silhavy heaped praise on Patrik Schick after the player inspired his side to a 2-0 win over Scotland.
# High praise
Pep Guardiola believes Sam Allardyce is a genius
The West Brom boss will be out to spring another surprise when his side face Manchester City on Tuesday.
# Genius
Lionel Messi brilliance helps Barcelona into Champions League last 8
The Argentine international scored and won a penalty, to set up a mouth-watering tie with German champions Bayern Munich on Friday.
# Genius Week
'King Carlos' - Kiwi out-half Spencer was the greatest maverick of them all
The All Blacks and Blues out-half thrilled fans with his audacious, creative play.
# Genius
'He makes a fool out of everyone and there’s nothing you can do' - Kerry defender on Clifford magic
Jack Sherwood outlines the tricky challenge involved in marking the Fossa star.
# Genius
Regal Messi steals the show as Barcelona hammer Real Valladolid
The Argentine scored twice and set up another two as the champions returned to the summit of La Liga.
# Deise
Appreciating the evergreen, quiet genius still riding out in his 80s
The 82-year-old trainer John Kiely has run four horses, this season. All have won, writes Johnny Ward.
# Genius
Watch: Ronaldo completes 51st career hat-trick with stunning free-kick
Pure genius.
# Genius
London police seeking 'voyeur' who put camera in Starbucks toilet, got caught on the same device
The camera had been in place for three or four weeks before being spotted.
# signed sealed delivered
There is a seal in Howth that waves at people when it's thrown some food and it's just delightful
The friendliest seal in all of Dublin.
# Greatest League In The World
When Bohemians met Bordeaux and Zinedine Zidane scored a free-kick in Dalymount Park
The Real Madrid manager’s memories of Bohemians are undoubtedly few and far between, but for a period in the mid-1990s Zizou frequently faced off against the Gypsies.
# mes que...
Messi hits Barca 500 with last-gasp El Clasico winner
It was a memorable night in the Spanish title race.
# noses rubbed in it
These brilliant tidy town signs have been put up all over Courtown in Wexford
“No dog pooping. Violators will have their noses rubbed in it.”
# Genius
'There's been nobody since Muhammad Ali who's got remotely near to what this guy has done'
IAAF president Sebastian Coe is a big fan of Usain Bolt.
# Genius
This genius actually tried to drive down Kerry's famous Sheep Highway
Ah here.
# Genius
Rafa Nadal hit an outrageous between-the-legs winner at the French Open
The nine-time French Open champion has produced one of the shots of the year.
# Genius
Bill Gates never attended any of the classes he signed up for at Harvard - but got A's anyway
Apart from that one course in organic chemistry.
# rage against the machine
11 times kids beat the system with pure genius
Going places.
# Genius
England's secret Six Nations weapon? BEER!
Eddie Jones deemed Danny Care a safe enough pair of hands to hand over a kitty courtesy of the RFU.
# Genius
This phenomenal clearance booked Ronnie O'Sullivan's place in the Masters semis
The five-time champion was up against Mark Selby in London today.
# Genius
This van driver has the best way of coping with traffic
Genius.
# genius level
This little girl found a genius way around answering a homework question
She’s going places.
# Genius
Albert Einstein's childhood nickname was 'the dopey one'
Here’s his life’s story.
# thinking on their feet
12 people whose genius needs to be recognised immediately
Well played, everyone.
# Genius
Can you spot the problem with this poster for Tom Hardy's new film?
You have to hand it to them…
# Genius
This immaculate trick shot is the best thing we've seen so far at Wimbledon
A hapless Pablo Carreno Busta could only applaud after his opponent’s moment of magic.
# Genius
Lionel Messi's glorious piece of skill was the highlight of last night's Copa semi
The Barcelona superstar was at his influential best against Paraguay.
# Genius
It's dribbles like these that make Lionel Messi the best player in the world
Take a bow, son.
# in the sun
11 of the most Irish things to ever happen in the sunshine
We flourish in the sun. Once a year.
# Genius
This brilliant box shows you tomorrow's weather in your own living room
You can give out about the rain whilst actually watching it.
# Genius
On his birthday, we've ranked Eric Cantona's best goals - do you agree?
The King turns 49 today.
# find my phone
Lost your phone? Now you can find it using Google
What CAN’T Google do, eh?
# find my phone
Lost your phone? Now you can just Google it
If there is a perfect time to be alive, this is it.
# Clean the World
Ever thought about what happens to your used hotel soap?
A question you probably never wanted an answer to…
# applause
This kid handed in the most ingenious homework we have ever seen
Nailed it.
# unskippable
This genius ad has an excellent payoff for viewers who don't skip after five seconds
Well played.
# masterchef
This chef can do unspeakably cool things with a knife and a carrot
HOW. WHY. WHEN. HOW.
# Genius
Katie McCabe's stunner and 17 more brilliant goals you may have forgotten from 2014
Colin Healy’s bicycle kick and more outstanding efforts from the past 12 months.
# jumping the shark
Man jumps on tiger shark for a dare, because why wouldn't you?
What could possibly go wrong…