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First woman to ever score a point in Croke Park to be inducted into LGFA Hall of Fame
Marie Crotty won five All-Ireland medals with Waterford and eight Munster titles during an illustrious career.
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42-year-old breaks Irish stopper's record to become oldest European international goalkeeper
Bulgarian Georgi Petkov made a landmark appearance against Cyprus tonight.
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England's Oliver Fisher cards first 59 in European Tour history
The 30-year-old produced an incredible round at the Portugal Masters this morning.
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Graduation, the Áras and Late Late Show - riding the crest of the World Cup wave
It’s been a busy few weeks for Gillian Pinder and Emily Beatty, as the legacy of Ireland’s success at the Hockey World Cup grows.
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The 'warm-up run' that ended up breaking a long-standing Irish sprinting record
Cork’s Phil Healy reflects on a memorable evening in Santry this week.
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Ex-England star and Neville's assistant set to manage first-ever United women's side
If all goes to plan, Casey Stoney is set to be named manager.
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'Ticked the first box' - Ireland's Phil Healy books World Indoor 400m semi-final spot
The Bandon runner finished 3rd in her heat with a time of 52.75.
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Irish Olympic rower Claire Lambe announces retirement at the age of 27
Herself and Sinead Lynch made history by reaching the lightweight women’s double sculls final in Rio.
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The fairytale continues! Ranked outsider books semi-final spot at World Darts Championship
26-year-old Jamie Lewis from Wales will meet either Phil Taylor or Gary Anderson in the last four after a 5-0 thrashing against Darren Webster.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan consolidates legendary status with record-equalling triumph
24 years on from his maiden UK Championship triumph, ‘The Rocket’ has won the tournament for a sixth time.
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Cork GAA set to elect their first female county board chairperson next month
Tracey Kennedy is the only candidate for the role.
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Rena Buckley makes GAA history with an incredible 18 All-Ireland medals
Rena Buckley also became the first woman to captain a county side to All-Ireland success in both camogie and football.
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Bundesliga officially welcomes its first female referee this weekend
Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee in the top flight of Germany, England, Spain, France or Italy.
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Ireland's Joe Ward wins silver at World Boxing Championships
The Westmeath boxer was beaten by Julio La Cruz in Germany this evening.
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'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory
It has been far from plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in recent years and he credits his response to those troubles with his resurgence.
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King of the 40! The NFL 40-yard dash record has been broken
John Ross ran a blistering time of 4.22 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine.
# Fitness
Fitness, food and 4-hour training sessions: A day in the life of Ireland's newest AFL star
Laura Corrigan Duryea is making waves in the inaugural ‘professional’ women’s Australian Football League.
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Perfect 7! Sinead Kane is the first visually-impaired athlete to complete World Marathon Challenge
7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents.
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Serena Williams triumphs at Wimbledon to go level with Steffi Graf on 22 Grand Slams
The American beat Germany’s Angelique Kerber in straight sets this afternoon.
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Lionel Messi wins record fifth Ballon d'Or
The Argentina international overcame strong competition from Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo.
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'I don't expect red carpets rolled out for me' - the groundbreaking female GAA referee
The Cavan woman made history in last night’s Dr McKenna Cup game.
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Tiger Woods at 40: The stunning statistics
The American golfer made the cut in 142 consecutive PGA Tour events.
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The Irish connection behind one of Japan's Rugby World Cup heroes
One of the team’s stars played for Blackrock College RFC at the start of his career.
10 years to the day since they beat England, Northern Ireland can make history tonight
A lot has changed over the last decade.
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This NBA coach proves that being good is far more important than gender
Much was said about her tenure as a head coach in the Las Vegas Summer League.
# Cannonball
Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth
It was the second-fastest ever serve recorded at Wimbledon.
# cruel defeat
Heartbreak for Ireland as quarter-final shoot-out defeat dents Olympic hopes
China advance to the last four at Ireland’s expense.
# so hot right now
Here's how Will Ferrell - yes, that one - made baseball history yesterday
He’s kind of a big deal.
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Ireland's first UFC fighter backs McGregor for a quick finish
Tom Egan fought at UFC 93 in Dublin in 2009.
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Nadal wins ninth French Open, 14th Grand Slam
The world number one also became the first man to win five Roland Garros crowns in succession.
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Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session
Selby took advantage of some uncharacteristic mistakes from the Rocket.
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Here's everything that's happened so far on Michael D's historic State visit to the UK
A busy day for President Higgins and his wife on their historic visit to the UK. Here’s a handy and comprehensive round-up of what’s been happening.
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Nadal beats Federer to land record-equalling sixth French Open
Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer 7-5 7-6 (7-3) 5-7 6-1 to win the French Open and equal Bjorn Borg’s record of six Roland Garros titles.